Tag Archives: The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint unveils Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland coin collection with the V&A

The Royal Mint has unveiled the first official Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland coin collection developed in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum and inspired by illustrations from the original book by the English novelist, Lewis Carroll. A special £5 crown featuring Alice and the Cheshire Cat is now available …

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The Who becomes latest rockers to join The Royal Mint’s Music Legends series of commemorative coins

The iconic British band, The Who has become the latest to join The Royal Mint’s ‘Music Legends’ series with the launch of a new range of collectable coins, joining an esteemed list that features Queen, Elton John, and David Bowie. The mark the launch, co-founding member and lead singer of …

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Peter Rabbit hops onto new £5 crown in latest Penguin Random House partnership with The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has extended its partnership with Penguin Random House and Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit to bring the titular hero to the commemorative £5 crown and one-ounce coins for the first time. Peter Rabbit and his friends have previously appeared on the 50 pence piece and have been one …

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The Royal Mint celebrates 50 years of Mr Men Little Miss with commemorative coin collection

The Royal Mint has launched a commemorative coin collection honouring 50 years of the Mr Men and Little Miss characters, as the half-century celebrations continue to roll out across the UK and worldwide. The new Mr Men Little Miss commemorative coin collection features Mr Happy, Little Miss Sunshine, and Little …

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The Royal Mint unveils its Winnie-the-Pooh commemorative coin collection

The Royal Mint has partnered with Disney to reveal its latest commemorative coin, bringing the original and much-loved illustrations of the beloved Winnie-the-Pooh to the 50 pence for the first time. The new coin forms forms part of a wider collection of special 50p coins featuring Winnie-the-Pooh and friends. Developed …

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Golden Goose welcomes new product director Rebeckah Dalton as Phillippa Green takes up role at The Royal Mint

Golden Goose is bidding a fond farewell to its product director Phillippa Green who is leaving the licensing agency to take up the role of licensing manager at The Royal Mint. Green has held her position with the outfit for the past five years. Among the latest changes to the …

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Peter Rabbit hops back onto 50p coin for final roll out with The Royal Mint

Peter Rabbit is hopping back onto UK commemorative 50p coins for one last time, the Royal Mint has detailed this morning, with a 2020 design featured on Brilliant Uncirculated, Silver Proof and Gold Proof 50p coins. First introduced onto UK coins in 2016 to celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary, Peter …

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Queen becomes first rock band to receive The Royal Mint commemorative coin

Rock band Queen is to be celebrated with the launch of a commemorative coin collection, marking the first time that The Royal Mint has brought the likeness of a British rock outfit to the UK’s coinage. Available from today, the design is the first in The Royal Mint’s new ‘Music …

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The Royal Mint to release second coin in The Snowman series

The Royal Mint has revived its ongoing partnership with Penguin Ventures – the licensing arm of Penguin Random House –  to release a second coin in The Snowman series, The new 50 pence piece will commemorate and celebrate the charm of the famed author and illustrator Raymond Briggs and his …

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