PRESS RELEASE 11 October 2019 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...
May 21 2019 PRESS RELEASE THE LONDON MINT OFFICE CELEBRATES THE 250 TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THE FIRST DUKE OF WELLINGTON AT APSLEY HOUSE A special event took place this evening at Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, home of Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington in this 250 th anniversary of his birth. The event was attended by the 9...
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...
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May 16 2019 PRESS RELEASE THE LONDON MINT OFFICE PRESENTATION TO CORNWALL TO CELEBRATE THE CORNISHMEN WHO FOUND THE WORLD’S LARGEST GOLD NUGGET This year marks the 150 th anniversary of the discovery of the world’s largest Gold nugget - the Australian ‘Welcome Stranger’ - by two Cornishmen, John Deason and Richard Oates. To celebrate, The London...
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...
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A portrait of the true legend Dame Vera Lynn painted by the acclaimed Norwegian artist Ross Kolby and commissioned by The London Mint Office will be gifted on completion this year to the Royal Albert Hall, which Dame Vera regards as “the perfect place” for her portrait. Dame Vera Lynn will be 102 in March, and is an iconic artist synonymous with...