Happy Birthday Prince George

It seems like only yesterday that we were celebrating his arrival, so it’s hard to believe that today His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge celebrates his second birthday!  Since his birth, the British public, royal enthusiasts and indeed the world have quickly taken Prince George to their hearts and, as he turns two, the nation once again celebrates another milestone for our future king.

Official Photographs To Mark Prince George's Second Birthday
This photo, taken by photographer Mario Testino at Princess Charlotte’s recent christening, was issued by Kensington Palace to mark Prince George’s second birthday.

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Why are some UK coins magnetic?

From time to time we’re asked the question, ‘Why are some coins magnetic?’ It’s one of those interesting facts that you seem to just stumble across. I discovered it when a loose coin stuck to the back of a fridge magnet in a drawer! So, let’s take a look at the science behind it and some fun facts we found along the way…


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Remembering the Few: the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

July 2015 marked the 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Britain. Pivotal to the outcome of the Second World War, the battle was an attempt by German forces to defeat and ultimately invade Britain and continue their dominance in Western Europe. To invade, they first needed air supremacy and it fell to the Few, a group of nearly 3,000 brave young pilots and their crews, to defend the country and battle for control of the skies.

A fold out poster available in the Brilliant Uncirculated pack

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Signature Gold: a new way to buy gold


Gold bars, such as these, are little more than a movie prop to most of us. To own just one of these gold bars, that weigh around 400oz, would cost you somewhere in the region of £300,000, depending on the live price of gold. Far beyond reality for most of us! Well, we have some exciting news, because as of today, as little as just £20 can buy you a piece of the dream.

www.royalmintbullion.com has recently further expanded its offering, with the launch of Signature Gold – which enables you to purchase, and importantly own, a piece of these gold bars.

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3 reasons to flock to London this Bank Holiday Weekend

For the last few months, thousands of people have been ‘flocking’ to London where a ‘ewe-nique’ art trail has been taking place to raise money for UK children’s hospitals. ‘Shaun in the City‘ is a public art trail organised by the creators of Shaun the Sheep and the Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation. A flock of 50 five-foot tall sculptures of ‘Shaun the Sheep’ are situated at landmarks across London and, like we did in 2013 for the Gromit Unleashed trail in Bristol, The Royal Mint has sponsored and designed its very own sculpture. Meet Shaun-xiào…


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