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250th Anniversary of The Birth of The First Duke of Wellington
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 th Duke of Wellington and marked the launch of a special Wellington Coin Collection by The London Mint Office in this landmark year. The London...
Welcome Stranger Nugget
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...
Vera
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...
Ingot - Imperial War
June 2018 PRESS RELEASE THE LONDON MINT OFFICE PARTNERS WITH IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS TO COMMEMORATE THE FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY WITH A SPECIAL INGOT SET Some of the most famous recruitment posters of the First World War will feature in the first ever Official Imperial War Museums Ingot Set that launches a partnership between The London Mint Office...
Intro - MOD Donation
MOD Donation TITLE: The United Kingdom celebrate special relationship with the United States with help from The London Mint Office Feature Image: ABOVE “Each year approximately 200 British Officers attending the Intermediate Staff and Command Course at the UK Defence Academy visit Fort Leavenworth, the home of the United States Combined Arms...
Youth Scheme Pay Respects
2017 marks 100 years since the Third Battle of Ypres, one of the bloodiest campaigns of the First World War. According to Adam Hochschild , author of the book “To End All Wars” over 9 million soldiers and around 12 million civilians lost their lives during the First World War. The campaign ran until November 10th 1917 when the British declared...