- September 29, 2018
The Royal Mint is celebrating the 200th anniversary since the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel, The Modern Prometheus, with the launch of a £2 commemorative Frankenstein coin. Mary Shelley’s novel is a classic of modern literature and The Royal Mint celebrates this on an official UK commemorative coin.
On a stormy night in 1816, a group of friends gathered at a villa on the shores of Lake Geneva to tell each other ghost stories. The company, including the poets Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, had been discussing the latest scientific controversy – was human life...
- June 25, 2018
The Royal Mint is to highlight the part played by a charismatic British Intelligence Officer who fought alongside guerrilla forces in the Middle East...
- June 10, 2018
The Royal Mint has revealed two new commemorative coin designs that will celebrate the 65th anniversary of the coronation of Her Royal Highness Queen...