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2020 Britannia coins from Royal Mint

2020 Britannia coins from Royal Mint

The Royal Mint launches its 2020 Britannia collection.

The figure of Britannia first appeared on Roman coins but disappeared with the end of the Roman Empire. Britannia re-emerged in the Elizabethan era but only returned to coins in 1672 during the reign of Charles II. From that time to the present day she has featured on the coins of every British monarch.

This year’s design is both respectful of the past as well as a contemporary interpretation. Britannia stands facing into the wind, a trident planted into the rocks as the waves crashes...

The Royal Mint’s “Una and the Lion” coins tested at Trial of the Pyx

The Royal Mint’s “Una and the Lion” coins tested at Trial of the Pyx

Each year samples of some of the thousands of coins produced by The Royal Mint over the previous year are selected at the...

Latvia wins several “Coin Constellation” 2019 awards

Latvia wins several “Coin Constellation” 2019 awards

Each year Latvijas Banka participates in the coin competition “Coin Constellation – 2019”. At the end of 2019, the Coin Constellation contest, organised by...

Queen rock music group celebrated with 2020 commemorative coins

Queen rock music group celebrated with 2020 commemorative coins

The Royal Mint has announced the iconic band, Queen, will be celebrated with the launch of a commemorative coin collection, making it the first...

The third version of the Brexit coin soon-to-be-scrapped?

The third version of the Brexit coin soon-to-be-scrapped?

Lord Butler of Brockwell has asked for a new reflection on the coins supposed to commemorate the Brexit. According to the website “The New...

The Royal Mint sells a rare Edward VIII Sovereign for £1 million pounds!

The Royal Mint sells a rare Edward VIII Sovereign for £1 million pounds!

The Royal Mint has set a new record for British coinage after sourcing and selling a rare Edward VIII Sovereign to a private collector...

ROLANDAS RIMKUNAS, creator of €2 lithuanian regions coins series

ROLANDAS RIMKUNAS, creator of €2 lithuanian regions coins series

Lithuania Central bank announced a few days ago the issuing of the second coin of the ”Lithuanian Ethnographic Regions” series.

NUMISMAG took this opportunity to interview...

A colored australian coin celebrating 50th anniversary of Indian Pacific

A colored australian coin celebrating 50th anniversary of Indian Pacific

The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating 50 years of Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions’ revered Indian Pacific, with a new coloured 50 cent coin depicting...

150th anniversary of the birth of Jüri Jaakson, estonian head of state

150th anniversary of the birth of Jüri Jaakson, estonian head of state

Eesti Pank is to issue a silver collector coin dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Estonian Head of State and...

Chancellor Sajid Javid and Brexit coins – ACT III

Chancellor Sajid Javid and Brexit coins – ACT III

The third 50pence commemorative coin for circulation has been ordered by british government. A royal proclamation issued in the name of the Queen in...

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