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London Mint Office
The London Mint Office are very pleased to announce the appointment of a new managing director, Christopher Wood, who will also join the Board of Directors. Christopher has been instrumental in the growth of the organisation since joining the company in 2019 and has provided crucial support and leadership during the unprecedented times of the...
Vera Lynn Portrait
A new portrait of Forces’ Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn has been unveiled at the Royal Albert Hall. Dame Vera, who famously performed to British troops during the Second World War, is depicted alongside a number of symbols representing her life including a poppy and a BBC microphone. Her daughter VirginIa Lewis was present at the concert hall for the...
Colin Thackery
A new documentary about Dame Vera Lynn has landed – featuring Chelsea Pensioner & BGT 2019 Winner, Colin Thackery Her portrait will also be housed at the Royal Albert Hall; first piece of new art to hang there in decades It may be over 75 years since D-Day, yet the horror and heartache of WWII still runs deep. During this time of conflict, it was...
Gold Sovereign Struck in Rome
A GOLD SOVEREIGN IS STRUCK IN ROME, THE BIRTHPLACE OF ITS ORIGINAL DESIGNER, FOR THE FIRST TIME. On 10 th October 2019, the national mint of Italy struck a gold sovereign for the first time. Issued by the Government of Gibraltar with the approval of the Treasury and in partnership with The London Mint Office, the new coin features a design by...
General Hobbies
We need coin collecting family duos! Is this you? Then we want to hear from you! Hobbies are an essential part of British lifestyle and have been for generations. However, as technology continues to redefine how young people engage in hobbies, grandparents are becoming more isolated in the digital age, as the interests they share with their...
Stock Coin Collecting
PRESS RELEASE 05 August 2019 Nationwide survey finds grandparents are growing apart from ‘Generation Z’ grandchildren, as technology continues to create wedge -- Less than 1 in 4 grandparents share hobby with grandchildren -- A new survey has found that grandparents across the UK are growing apart from their grandchildren, as technology continues...