Coins in Great Works of Literature

Coins in Great Works of Literature

Coins are such an intrinsic part of our lives and the team at the Royal Mint Museum have been leafing through their extensive library to find out how authors have used coins and money in their work. Read on for some of our favourite and most interesting quotes and the coins that accompany them. ……………………………………………………………………. … Read more…

‘Unreleased’ Oliver Cromwell coins from the 17th century displayed at The Royal Mint Experience

‘Unreleased’ Oliver Cromwell coins from the 17th century displayed at The Royal Mint Experience

As keen numismatics will know, British coinage traditionally features an effigy of the monarch but a very special coin now on display at the Royal Mint Experience, is an exception to that rule. The coin, struck in 1656 – but never released into circulation, features the effigy of Oliver Cromwell and is one of the … Read more…

Strike your very own Sherlock Holmes™ 50p coin at The Royal Mint Experience

Strike your very own Sherlock Holmes™ 50p coin at  The Royal Mint Experience

For a limited time only, those visiting The Royal Mint Experience will have the exciting opportunity to strike their very own Sherlock Holmes Brilliant Uncirculated 50p coin. This year also marks the 160th anniversary of the birth of the author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, so this is the perfect opportunity to celebrate Conan Doyle’s most … Read more…

Win with Instagram! Our Beautiful Sprig Earrings and Pendant Could Be Yours

Win with Instagram! Our Beautiful Sprig Earrings and Pendant Could Be Yours

We launched our stunning ‘Sprig’ jewellery range earlier this month and now, we’re giving you the chance to win a pair of Sterling Silver Sprig Drop Earrings and a Sterling Silver Sprig Pendant Necklace!  We’re running an Instagram competition, and all you need to do to be in with a chance of winning, is follow @royalmintuk on … Read more…