Today we celebrate the 70 th Birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Charles. He was brought into the world on the evening 14 th of November, 1948, at Buckingham Palace as the eldest child of Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Charles was baptised in the palace’s Music Room by the Archbishop of Canterbury,...
On the 12th of June 2021, the world celebrated Her Majesty’s official 95th birthday and to mark this momentous occasion The London Mint Office proudly struck a new collection, a collection that offers a beautifully reimagined series of portraits , inspired by the famous images that have adorned her coinage for generations.
Today marks 67 years since Princess Elizabeth became Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II . During her lengthy reign, the Queen has become patron to over 500 charities, visited over 120 countries and has seen 12 British Prime Ministers.
The birth of a new Royal Baby is on the horizon. The birth of the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be one of the most important moments for the Royal Family and a time for celebration up and down the country.
Finally putting rumours to rest, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have finally revealed the name of their two-day old, first born son. Today, Prince Harry and Meghan – the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – have finally shared the news that has put rest to world-wide rumours, the name of their firstborn son. Sharing the news today with the press, the...
The revelation that Prince Philip’s death, at the age of ninety-nine after heart surgery and a lengthy time in hospital, still came as a shock to many reveals much about the man who has been an integral part of the fabric of this nation for over seven decades.
On the 29 th April 2011, a beautiful Catherine Middleton arrived at the doors of Westminster Abbey, wearing a stunning ivory gown and a bright, beaming smile on her face. As she walked down the aisle with over 1,900 guests looking on, she was met with the look of a man whom she would go on to spend the rest of her life with – our future king,...
How many people in the world get to say they have struck a coin?! Well, I can proudly say I am one and even more astonishingly I am one of the lucky few to have struck a coin for our future King and Queen consort.
Whether we are dropping them into collecting tins, filling up piggy banks or trying to win more of them in slot machines, copper coins have been an important part of British life for centuries. However, the British Treasury has hinted at the possibility of removing the one and two penny from circulation, and the idea has inevitably divided the...
For as long as coins have existed, artists have been required to design them. After all, a coin without a design is simply a blank piece of metal and therefore not a coin at all. The art of coin design is a demanding discipline that requires a high degree of technical accuracy and the ability to conceptualise a design in three dimensions. Not...

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