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Mayflower Commemorated on 1/2 Gram Gold Coin

The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of an extremely limited ½ Gram Gold Proof coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. In September of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom to voyage to America, known at the time to the English […]

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British Virgin Islands: Piedfort silver Proof crown coins issued to remember the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s crossing

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The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have launched new Piedfort silver Proof crown coins which are in remembrance of the 400th anniversary of the historic crossing of the Mayflower

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British Virgin Islands: Piedfort silver Proof crown coins issued to remember the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s crossing

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The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have launched new Piedfort silver Proof crown coins which are in remembrance of the 400th anniversary of the historic crossing of the Mayflower

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Limited Edition GoldClad Coin Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Mayflower

The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of an extremely limited 2 oz Silver Ultra High Relief with GoldClad® sails coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. On September 16, 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom to voyage to America, known at […]

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Cutty Sark: Third Tall Ship Coin for 2020 from Pobjoy Mint

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the third tall ship of the year, a series that has become incredibly popular coins amongst collectors. The new 50 pence coin features the Cutty Sark on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory. The new coin commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the first voyage of the Cutty Sark, which […]

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New Coin in Penguin 50p Series Features the Macaroni Penguin

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Incredibly Low Issue Limit: 2,500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the penultimate 50 pence coin in the penguin series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The third coin in the new series features the macaroni penguin. […]

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Cougar Celebrated on Last Coin in “Big Cats” 2 oz Silver Coin Series

Each “Big Cats” coin is presented in an acrylic box with a complimentary outer sleeve that includes the certificate of authenticity Issue Limit: 500   Big Cats The cougar is also known as a mountain lion or puma, but they all refer to the same impressive, tawny-colored big cat. This solitary and stealthy cat is […]

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1st Antarctic Territory £2 Bimetallic Coin Commemorates 200 Years Since Discovery of Antarctica

The first-ever British Antarctic Territory £2 bimetallic coin Low issue limit of only 2020 Worldwide Also available in Proof Sterling Silver with a small mintage of 199   The Pobjoy Mint is proud to announce the new release of the first-ever British Antarctic Territory £2 bimetallic coin in celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the […]

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British Antarctic Territory: First-ever bi-metallic £2 commemorative coin marks bicentenary of the discovery of Antarctica

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The government and treasury of the British Antarctic Territory has issued (12th August) their first-ever bi-metallic coins, which are in recognition of the bicentenary anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Macaroni penguin featured on new, small-sized gold Proof coins

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The Treasury of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have released new gold Proof coins which include a motif that will be seen on colour-produced 50-pence coins released later this year as part of a four-coin series featuring one of the region’s most well-known wildlife species: The penguin

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Macaroni penguin featured on new, small-sized gold Proof coins

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The Treasury of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have released new gold Proof coins which include a motif that will be seen on colour-produced 50-pence coins released later this year as part of a four-coin series featuring one of the region’s most well-known wildlife species: The penguin

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New Proof Gold Coin Complements Popular Penguin Series From Pobjoy Mint

Incredibly Low Issue Limit of 199 Proof Fine 1/25oz Gold Coin featuring the Macaroni Penguin Released on behalf of South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands Numbered certificate presented in a beautiful red box After the recent release of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Penguin Series, The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce […]

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The Tiger: Penultimate Coin in Latest “Big Cats” 2 oz Silver Coin Series

Presented in an acrylic box with a complimentary outer sleeve that includes the certificate of authenticity Issue Limit: 500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the fourth and penultimate coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular […]

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Gentoo Penguin on 2nd Coin in 50p Series From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Incredibly Low Issue Limit: 2,500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the second 50 pence coin in the new series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The second coin in the series features the gentoo penguin. The […]

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Island Games Commemorated on Three Unusual Circulating Coins

Three new coins individually presented in their own unique numbered packs Particularly unusual coins with alternate polishing and frosting Small Issue Limit: 2,019 Produced on behalf of the Gibraltar Government In the early 1980s, the idea of organizing “The Year of Sports” was born, with the highlight of the year being the Islands Games. The […]

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The Panther: Third Entry in Big Cats Coin Series Now Available

Presented in an acrylic box with a complimentary outer sleeve that includes the certificate of authenticity Issue Limit: 500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the third coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors […]

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New 50 Pence Penguin Coins From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

After popular demand, The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the first 50 pence coin series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The first coin in the new series features the chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus). The penguins coins have been vastly popular with collectors and this very-low-issue-limit series is sure […]

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Ultra High Relief Silver Coin Commemorates Mayflower 400th Anniversary

The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a brand new Ultra High Relief Silver Proof coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. In September of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom to voyage to America. The 102 passengers and 30 crew […]

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Ascension: Silver crown coin remembers 50th anniversary of historic Apollo XIII mission

The government and treasury of Ascension have released (20th May) new silver Proof collector’s coins which commemorate the 50th anniversary of the heroic Apollo XIII mission. This was the seventh crewed mission in the American Apollo space programme and the third which was meant to land on the moon

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Ascension: Silver crown coin remembers 50th anniversary of historic Apollo XIII mission

The government and treasury of Ascension have released (20th May) new silver Proof collector’s coins which commemorate the 50th anniversary of the heroic Apollo XIII mission. This was the seventh crewed mission in the American Apollo space programme and the third which was meant to land on the moon

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Apollo 13 Commemorative High Relief Silver Coins Mark 50th Anniversary

Special Permission Granted by NASA for use of the ‘Meatball’ logo 2020 Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission Portrays the iconic image of the Lunar Module splashing down in the South Pacific Ocean with the parachutes falling behind it Mintage of only 650 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release […]

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Big Cats of the World Now Available in Cupronickel

Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of a five coin series featuring The Big Cats of the World in Cupro Nickel. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, each coin features the head of one of the Big Cats, emphasizing the power of these animals and illustrating the appeal of these cats. Most of […]

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First Pobjoy Flash Sale for May Features Charlie Brown Coin, Angry Birds

By Pobjoy Mint …… Starting this week, Pobjoy Mint will be offering different coins or groups of coins at a Special Flash Sale price. This first offer expires at 8:00 am on Monday, May 4. All orders will be shipped within 3-4 business days. Free Shipping anywhere in the US. This week we are offering […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: First bullion silver coins released featuring Sea Turtle

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have released their first-ever bullion-related silver coins to the market and collectors. Chosen for the reverse design is one of the territory’s most well-known sea inhabitants, the turtle

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75th Anniversary of VE Day Commemorated on New 50 Pence Coin

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50p coin presented in a special pack Also Produced in Proof Sterling Silver with Certificate Issue Limit: 7,500 Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish in Color Produced on behalf of the Gibraltar Government To commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of this special Colored […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: First bullion silver coins released featuring Sea Turtle

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have released their first-ever bullion-related silver coins to the market and collectors. Chosen for the reverse design is one of the territory’s most well-known sea inhabitants, the turtle

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The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency

Modern World Coins & Currency By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably aware of our advocacy for modern circulation strike U.S. coins, specifically coins from 1965 to 1982, or what we like to call the U.S. late modern period. Suffice it to […]

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New Coin From British Virgin Islands Honors 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a brand new cupro-nickel $1 coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. In September of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom, to voyage to America, known at the time to the English as the New […]

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British Antarctic Territory: New 50-pence coin released in recognition of the 220th birthday of explorer James Clark Ross

The treasury of the British Antarctic Territory has released (12th March) new commemorative coins in recognition of the 220th birthday of British explorer Sir James Clark Ross (1800–1862), who is credited with his detailed expedition to the Antarctic coastline.
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Cheetah Coin Second in ‘Big Cats’ High Relief 2 oz Silver Series

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the second coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors and we know this series will do the same. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are being […]

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Special Collectors Coin Helps Efforts to Fight Wildfires in Australia

15% of the proceeds from this coin will be donated to the NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Services   Since Australia’s fire season began in late July of last year, the country has been devastated by the worst wildfires seen in decades, and so in support of the efforts being made to combat these […]

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New Coin Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Beloved Children’s Book Guess How Much I Love You

With over 47 million copies sold worldwide in 57 languages, Guess How Much I Love You, written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram, is a classic children’s book celebrating the deep and tender bond of unconditional love. Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the new release of a stunning 50p coin featuring the […]

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Pobjoy Mint Raises Funds For Australia with New Coin

The Pobjoy Mint is releasing a new Preserve the Planet Coin on behalf of the government of Niue.
The effects that the fires in Australia have had are numerous. Since July of last year, nearly 30 people have lost their lives, over 2,500 homes destroyed, and about 1

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Niue: New silver Proof coins issued in support of New South Wales Wildlife Information, Rescue, and Education Services

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The government and treasury of Niue have released new cupro-nickel and silver Proof collector coins that are supportive of the New South Wales Wildlife Information, Rescue, and Education Services (WIRES), which is Australia’s largest wildlife rescue organisation

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First 50p From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands to Feature HMS Resolution

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the world’s first 50 pence coin on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands government. The new coin features HMS Resolution captained by James Cook. 2020 celebrates the bicentennary of the reign of George III, Britain’s longest-reigning king. During his rule in 1775, explorer Captain Cook made […]

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Reverse Frosted Silver Bullion Coin Honors the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a brand new reverse frosted bullion $1 coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. In September of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom, to voyage to America, known at the time to the English as […]

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First Coin in ‘Big Cats’ High Relief 2 oz Silver Series Features the Lion

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors and we know this series will be the same. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are being […]

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First Coin in Big Cats 2oz Silver Series Features the Lion

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors and we know this series will be the same. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are being […]

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Gibraltar: New 50-pence collector’s coins celebrating 180th anniversary of famed “Penny Black” first stamp issue

The treasury of Gibraltar has released (3rd December) new gold and silver collector’s coins which are in celebration of the world’s first-ever postage stamp. The Penny Black, as it is referred to, is remembered as the world’s first postage stamp used in a public postal system

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The Turtle Series Comes to an End

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This Olive Ridley Turtle fifty pence wraps up the Sea Turtle series of coins issued for British Indian Ocean Territories and produced by the Pobjoy Mint.
The final coin in the British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence Turtle series has been released. Featuring the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle swimming upward to the right on its reverse, this fifth and last coin in the series now allows collectors to obtain a storyboard and display all five coins together for entertainment, education and the enjoyment of coin collecting

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New Pobjoy 50p Coin Commemorates 180th Anniversary of Penny Black Stamp

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the new release of the world’s very first Pearl Black 50p coin to celebrate the 180th Anniversary of the Penny Black stamp. Back in 1990, Pobjoy Mint issued a coin which was the most innovative coin of its time and in fact was awarded no less than THREE Coin […]

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Hercules vs. the Nemean Lion: 1st Coin in New 12 Labors Series

First Release in New Series From Pobjoy Mint Sold Out Between 1997 and 2002, Pobjoy Mint released an incredibly popular series of £2 Bi-metal coins on behalf of the government of Gibraltar featuring the 12 Labors of Hercules. Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the reproduction of this popular series with a very low issue […]

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Celebrate the Bicentennial of Queen Victoria with a New 50p Coin

Pobjoy Mint is excited to announce the release of a brand new 50p to mark the Bicentennial of Queen Victoria featuring the Royal British Coat of Arms of this much loved monarch. Also known as the Royal Arms, they can be traced back to the first arms of the Kings of England and Scotland. Various […]

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Turtle 50p Coin Featuring Olive Ridley Last in Series From Pobjoy Mint

Complete the Series with the Fifth and Final Coin in the 50p Turtles Series featuring the Olive Ridley Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with die mark Low issue limit of 3,750 Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the final release in the stunning Turtles 50p series on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The […]

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Turtles Galore

Pobjoy Mint has recently released its third coin in the 50p Turtles Series on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory, a Leatherback turtle coin.
Sea turtles have an amazing ability to navigate back to the area where they were born. Although these reptiles can be shortsighted on land, underwater they have excellent vision and can hold their breath for long periods of time

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New 50 Pence Coin From Pobjoy Features Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas

Following the amazing success of the 2018 Father Christmas coin, Pobjoy Mint is proud to present a new design featuring Father ChristmasTM 2019. Father ChristmasTM is a character derived from a British Children’s book written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs. The books known as Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday were published in […]

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Next to Last Coin in Pobjoy Mint Turtle Series Now Available

Penultimate Coin in the 50p Turtles Series Featuring the Loggerhead   Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the penultimate coin release in the stunning Turtles 50p series on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The fourth coin in the series of five coins features the loggerhead turtle. The loggerhead sea turtle is named after […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: Third coin in the “Turtles” series features the leatherback turtle

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have released their latest collector’s 50-pence coin which is part of the current “Turtles” colour design series. The third coin of five, when completed, features the leatherback turtle

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British Indian Ocean Territory: Third coin in the “Turtles” series features the leatherback turtle

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have released their latest collector’s 50-pence coin which is part of the current “Turtles” colour design series. The third coin of five, when completed, features the leatherback turtle

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Third Coin in Low Mintage 50p Turtle Series Features the Leatherback

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the third coin release in the stunning Turtles 50p series on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory. The third coin in the series of five coins features the leatherback turtle. Sea turtles have an amazing ability to navigate back to the area where they were born. Although these reptiles […]

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Pobjoy Celebrates Official Naming of RRS Sir David Attenborough with New Coin

In 2014, the UK government announced funding for the construction of a new polar research vessel for the British Antarctic Survey to replace a pair of existing vessels, RRS James Clark Ross and RRS Ernest Shackleton. The new vessel is named after the famed British broadcaster and natural historian Sir David Attenborough. The ship will […]

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Boaty McBoatface’s Adventure Continues With New 50p Coin From Pobjoy Mint

In 2016 the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) launched a campaign to find a name for the UK’s new polar research ship. The nation’s imagination was truly captured by the playful suggestion of Boaty McBoatface. Although not quite fitting for the state-of-the-art research ship, the popularity of ‘Boaty’ could not be ignored. Today the National […]

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Second Coin in New Turtle Series Features the Hawksbill

Second Ever 50p on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with die mark The British Indian Ocean Territory plays an important role in this part of a sea turtle’s life as the territory provides these wonderful creatures a foraging ground. Therefore, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the second release […]

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Uncle Sam and Britannia Commemorate 80th Anniversary of World War II

The Second World War was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier. It was the most global war in history and directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. To show the unity between the United States and Great Britain during this conflict, Pobjoy Mint […]

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British Virgin Islands: The British lion and American eagle unite on new crown coin to honour alliance during World War II

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have released (28th August) new crown coins which are in tribute to the ongoing military alliance and friendship between the United Kingdom and the United States. On the 75th anniversary of the historic and decisive D-Day landings, which saw the beginning of the end of the destructive fighting in Europe, the question of security was also crucial in the Caribbean, practically from the beginning of hostilities

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Victoria Honored on 2019 Una and the Lion Coin from British Virgin Islands

Una and Lion Coin to Celebrate the Bicentenary of the Birth of Queen Victoria – Now Available in Cupro Nickel   This year marks 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria, one of the United Kingdom’s most iconic monarchs. Her reign coincided with the great age of industrial revolution, and her captivating life story […]

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British Virgin Islands: Colourful crowns celebrate Tokyo’s Olympiad in 2020

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have released (6th August) a set of four crown coins which are in celebration of next year’s Summer Olympic Games, hosted by Japan. The XXXII Olympiad will be hosted in the City of Tokyo from the 24th July to the 9th August and will be the second time Japan has hosted the Summer Games, the last time being in 1964

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New Turtle Coin Series From British Indian Ocean Territory and Pobjoy Mint

First Coin in a Brand New 50p Series Featuring the Green Turtle   Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first coin in a stunning new 50p series of five coins featuring the Turtles of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The first coin in the series of five coins features the green […]

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British Virgin Islands: Colourful crowns celebrate Tokyo’s Olympiad in 2020

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have released (6th August) a set of four crown coins which are in celebration of next year’s Summer Olympic Games, hosted by Japan. The XXXII Olympiad will be hosted in the City of Tokyo from the 24th July to the 9th August and will be the second time Japan has hosted the Summer Games, the last time being in 1964

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Celebrate the World’s Olympians with Coins Commemorating the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a series of four coins on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. The Tokyo Summer Olympics were awarded to Tokyo in September 2013 and will take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020. The designs of the coins feature two established sporting events and two events […]

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New Proof Silver Coin Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Cutty Sark Clipper Ship

To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Cutty Sark being built, Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the new release on the behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory. Cutty Sark is a British Clipper ship that was built on the River Clyde in 1869. She was one of the last tea clippers to be built […]

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Soldier, Sailor, Airman: 80th Anniversary of the Start of World War II Commemorated on 3-Coin Set

To commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the start of the Second World War, Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce a new three-coin set on the behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory. In 1942 the British opened RAF Station Diego Garcia and established an advanced flying boat unit at the East Point Plantation. East Point is […]

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Angry Birds Are Back on New Interactive Coins From Pobjoy Mint

Interactive coin allows you to enter the world of Angry BirdsTM Coins produced in Colored Cupro Nickel and presented in a special color pack Limited mintage of 10,000 Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a stunning new series of three coins to celebrate The Angry Birds Movie 2, due to be released […]

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Sierra Leone: Angry Birds are coming to a movie screen near you and will be on three new crown coins

The Bank of Sierra Leone has unveiled (24th July) a three-coin set of crown colour coins featuring the Angry Birds, a free-to-play video game series developed by Chimera Entertainment and published by Rovio Entertainment, which debuted on the 12th March 2014. Angry Birds hatched as a casual mobile game that has blossomed into one of the most beloved entertainment brands in the world, inspiring over a dozen games, billions of consumer products, several animated series, and a hit blockbuster movie

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Sierra Leone: Angry Birds are coming to a movie screen near you and will be on three new crown coins

The Bank of Sierra Leone has unveiled (24th July) a three-coin set of crown colour coins featuring the Angry Birds, a free-to-play video game series developed by Chimera Entertainment and published by Rovio Entertainment, which debuted on the 12th March 2014. Angry Birds hatched as a casual mobile game that has blossomed into one of the most beloved entertainment brands in the world, inspiring over a dozen games, billions of consumer products, several animated series, and a hit blockbuster movie

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Sierra Leone: “The Big Five” safari series now available as cupro-nickel crown coins

The  Bank of Sierra Leone has announced (16th July) the availability of the most recent series of collector coins entitled “The Big Five,” which will soon be available as cupro-nickel crown-size coins. The “Big Five” refers to the animals that freely inhabit the African continent and whose presence in the wild is both breathtaking and awe-inspiring

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Big 5 Safari Wildlife Coins Return in Cupro-Nickel Set From Pobjoy Mint

After the recent success of the immensely popular Big 5 series, the Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce that the Big Five coins are now being released in Cupro Nickel. If you are planning a safari to Africa, the Big Five represents safari royalty – the Elephant, the Lion, the Leopard, the Rhino and the […]

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Sierra Leone: “The Big Five” safari series now available as cupro-nickel crown coins

The  Bank of Sierra Leone has announced (16th July) the availability of the most recent series of collector coins entitled “The Big Five,” which will soon be available as cupro-nickel crown-size coins. The “Big Five” refers to the animals that freely inhabit the African continent and whose presence in the wild is both breathtaking and awe-inspiring

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Ultra High Relief 11oz Silver Domed Coin Celebrates Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Special Permission Granted by NASA for use of the ‘Meatball’ logo and Apollo 11 Crew Patch Unique Ultra High Relief and Domed coin replicates the surface of the Moon Craters rise from the surface of the moon surrounding the iconic footprint Now available in Fine Silver weighing 11oz to commemorate the Apollo 11 Mission Anyone […]

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Final Coin in Pobjoy Mint Penguin Series Released

The most flamboyant of them all! Complete the series with the fifth and final penguin coin featuring the Macaroni   Last coin in the series of five British Antarctic Territory Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with Die Mark Penguins are the most common birds living in the British Antarctic. They live in […]

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Sierra Leone: “Big Five” silver Proof coin series concludes with issue of African buffalo design

The  Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (26th June) the last collector coins which are part of a double-crown silver Proof coin series entitled “The Big Five.” The Big Five includes the African elephant, the lion, the rhinoceros, the leopard, and the water buffalo

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Sierra Leone: “Big Five” silver Proof coin series concludes with issue of African buffalo design

The  Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (26th June) the last collector coins which are part of a double-crown silver Proof coin series entitled “The Big Five.” The Big Five includes the African elephant, the lion, the rhinoceros, the leopard, and the water buffalo

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Buffalo Features on Final Coin in ‘Big Five’ 2oz Silver Series

Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce the final coin in the stunning collection of five featuring the Big Five African Animals. The concluding coin features the unpredictable buffalo. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these magnificent coins are produced in high relief that accentuates the capacity of these iconic five African animals. If you are […]

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Exquisite Andean Flamingo Features on Fifth Coin in Series From Pobjoy Mint

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the penultimate coin in the series which feature the extraordinary flamingos on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. The flamingo is probably one of the most easily recognizable birds in the world. The tropical wading birds have long legs, long curvy necks and, most distinctively, they […]

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Pobjoy Mint Features Gentoo Penguin on Next to Last Coin in New Series

Penultimate coin in the series of five British Antarctic Territory Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with Die Mark Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Penguins cope very well in the cold which is why they are very much at home in the Antarctic, especially as some […]

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D-Day Privy Mark on Limited Edition Pegasus Silver Bullion Coin

Limited edition Pegasus coin issued with special Privy Mark Limited to 1,944 Fine 999. Silver Proof 1oz coins worldwide Struck on Thursday 6th June 2019 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day Pobjoy Mint is excited to announce the release of a new Pegasus coin with a very special Privy Mark to commemorate the 75th […]

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D-Day Privy Mark on Limited Edition Silver Proof Pegasus Coin

Limited edition Pegasus coin issued with special Privy Mark Limited to 1,944 Fine 999. Silver Proof 1oz coins worldwide Struck on Thursday 6th June 2019 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day Pobjoy Mint is excited to announce the release of a new Pegasus coin with a very special Privy Mark to commemorate the 75th […]

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British Virgin Islands: Limited edition of the Pegasus silver coins includes privy mark to remember the 75th anniversary of D-Day

The treasury of the British Virgin Islands has announced (31st May) the issue of a special limited edition of their silver bullion coin, the Pegasus, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. To mark this important anniversary, the new Pegasus coins will be minted with an exceptional privy mark to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day

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Pobjoy Mint Issues Fourth ‘Big Five’ 2 oz Silver Coin Featuring the Leopard

Penultimate Coin in Big 5 Series Features the Sleek Leopard   Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of the fourth coin in the immensely popular series of five featuring the Big Five African Animals. The penultimate coin features the agile leopard. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are being produced […]

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80th Anniversary of the Start of World War II Commemorated by Pobjoy Mint

This year marks the 80th anniversary since the start of the Second World War, which lasted from 1939 to 1945 involving countries across the globe. To mark this anniversary, Pobjoy Mint has released a new One Crown coin on the behalf of Ascension Island that is dedicated to this historic occurrence. The war directly involved […]

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Ascension: New crown marks 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, 1939-2019

The government and treasury of Ascension have issued (22nd May) new crown coins marking the 80th anniversary of the initial outbreak of fighting, which ignited a world conflict that would involve countries across the globe.
As Europe witnessed the rise of the Third Reich of Germany, many predicted that war was inevitable

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Greater Flamingo Featured on Fourth Coin in Pobjoy Mint Series

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the fourth coin in the series that features the extraordinary flamingos on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. There are six distinct species of flamingo but it can take a trained eye to tell the difference between them as some of the differences can be quite […]

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Stunning Ultra High Relief Coin Commemorates 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Victoria

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria, one of the best-loved British Monarchs. To celebrate this bicentenary, the Pobjoy Mint is excited to announce the release of a magnificent new Ultra High Relief coin on behalf of the British Virgin Islands Government. Born on May 24, 1819, at Kensington Palace […]

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D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemorated on New 50p Coin

Coins produced in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finished and in color highlighting the flags of the Allied Forces Presented in a special color pack During World War II, the Battle of Normandy resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944 and is […]

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Rhino Third in ‘Big Five’ African Animal 2 oz Silver Coin Series

The Powerful Rhino Latest From Pobjoy Mint   Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce the release of the third coin in the series of five featuring the Big Five African Animals that are proving to be exceptionally popular. The third coin features the powerful Rhino. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are […]

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Sierra Leone: “Big Five” collector series continues with fierce rhinoceros featured on third coin

The Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (17th April) the third double silver crown coin which forms part of an ongoing series entitled the “Big Five.” This term refers to the gorgeous animals who freely inhabit the African continent and whose presence in the wild is both breathtaking and reassuring

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Pobjoy Mint Features Emperor Penguin on Third Coin in New Series

Penguins were originally considered to be very primitive birds and a party of men from Captain Scott’s famous expedition went on what they called ‘the worst journey in the world’ to prove this point. However, this theory was wrong and penguins are known to be highly evolved to enable them to live in the coldest […]

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Pegasus 2019 Reverse Frosted Silver Bullion Coin Now Available

The Coin Due to the immense popularity of the 2018 dated Pegasus Reverse Frosted Silver Bullion coin, we are pleased to announce the release the 2019 dated coin. The design shows Pegasus, the mythical horse, rearing up with his wings spread. Bullion coins are always a very attractive purchase due to their intrinsic metal value […]

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Popular Emperor Penguin Now on Blue Titanium Coin

The land around the South Pole, the Antarctic, is the coldest place in the world. The temperature there has been known to fall below -80 ̊C/-112 ̊F. Like all Antarctic penguins, the Emperor, which is the tallest and heaviest of all penguins, has a thick layer of densely packed feathers which trap the air to […]

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Domed Coin From Pobjoy Mint Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Anyone on planet Earth at the time will remember exactly where they were and what they were doing on July 20, 1969 when Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the lunar surface uttering the words “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. Pobjoy Mint […]

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Ascension: Moon landing’s 50th anniversary remembered with silver curved coin replicating lunar surface

The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (27th March) new silver commemorative crown coins to mark mankind’s most extraordinary achievement, the day Apollo 11 landed on the Moon. This amazing accomplishment was realised by NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which is part of the United States Air Force

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Elegant Chilean Flamingo Features on Third Coin in Pobjoy Mint Series

The Pobjoy Mint is proud to present the third release in the series of coins featuring the wondrous flamingos on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. The English word ‘flamingo’ comes from the Spanish word flamengo, meaning “flaming” or “flame-colored”, in representation of the bird’s reddish or pink color. There are six existing flamingo species […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: New silver double crown coin depicts warrior training a dragon

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (22nd March) new double crown silver Proof coins which feature a particular topic that has become popular with television and movie-going audiences: The dragon.
The popularity of dragons has increased dramatically over recent years, with appearances in books, songs, and movies such as Harry Potter, The Hobbit, Game of Thrones, and the popular children’s film How to Train Your Dragon

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Warrior Princess Rides Dragon on New 2oz Silver Coin

2oz Fine Silver Coin Produced in High Relief Limited to 650 Coins Worldwide Classical and mythical images have been a core subject to appear on coins for many years. From earliest times, each English Monarch has used beasts to symbolize their descent and familial allegiances. Henry VIII had beasts carved to celebrate his marriage to […]

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Celebrate the Bicentenary of Queen Victoria With New Silver & Gold Two-Coin Set

Commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of the Famous Monarch Two coin set Features Queen Victoria’s Great Seal of the Realm Available in Proof Sterling Silver, Uncirculated Cupro Nickel, and Gold Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of a beautiful new set of coins on behalf of South Georgia and the South […]

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Great Seal of Queen Victoria features on bicentenary anniversary crown coins

The government and treasury of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have issued (21st March) new crown coins and gold £4 pieces which are in celebration of the bicentenary anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria.
Born on 24th May 1819 at Kensington Palace, the only daughter of Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, she was christened “Alexandrina Victoria,” but from birth was formally addressed as Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria of Kent

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Pobjoy Mint Issues ‘Big Five’ Lion 2 oz Silver Coin

Introducing the Lion – King of the African Savannah Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release the second coin in a series of five featuring the “Big Five” African animals. The first coin featuring the Elephant proved to be extremely popular and the next coin, featuring the lion, we are sure will be a […]

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Modern World Coins – Chinstrap Penguin Latest in Series From Pobjoy Mint

Delightful Chinstrap Penguin Second in Series from British Antarctic Territory Second in the series of five new Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available for the first time with Die Mark Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Coloured coin available in a special collector’s album When most people think about Antarctica the first thing that probably […]

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Sierra Leone: Second coin of the “Big Five” silver double-crowns released features the lion, King of the African Savannah

The Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (8th March) the second of five silver Proof-quality double crowns in a new series entitled the “Big Five.” The Big Five refers to the exceptionally beautiful creatures within the animal kingdom who freely inhabit the African continent and whose presence in the wild is both breathtaking and reassuring

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Shackleton Medal Inspiration for New Silver Coin From Pobjoy Mint

Commemorates the 145th Anniversary of the Birth of the famous explorer Features the Royal Geographical Society Silver Medal awarded 115 years ago Available in Proof Sterling Silver and Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of a new coin on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands to commemorate […]

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British Virgin Islands Celebrates Porcupinefish on Yellow Titanium Coin

The tropical waters around the British Virgin Islands are home to a profusion of marine wildlife and the underwater world in this area is a magical place. There are over 400 fish around the British Virgin Islands and it is one of these – the Porcupinefish – that features on the new Titanium issue that […]

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Colorful New Coin in Flamingo Series From Pobjoy Mint

Pobjoy Mint is ‘tickled pink’ to announce the release of the second in a series of coins that feature the wondrous flamingos on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. Flamingos are a very familiar sight, even if you have never had the privilege of seeing one in real life. These tropical birds have long legs, […]

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South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands: Famed Arctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton commemorated on new silver crown coins

The government and treasury of the South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands have issued (26th February) new crown coins which commemorate the birth of the famous explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton. Born on 15th February 1874, Sir Ernest wanted to be an explorer from a very early age, inspired by faraway places that he read about as a boy

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Red-Footed Booby Features on New Red Titanium Coin

The Red-footed Booby is a large seabird which, as its name suggests, has red feet. Found extensively in tropical areas, it is particularly apt that this magnificent bird features on the new Titanium issue released on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory. This particular bird is the smallest member of the booby family at […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: Red-footed booby features on new red titanium crown coin

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (20th February) new crown coins which feature a rather distinctive feathery resident on the island, the red-footed booby. As their name suggests, they do indeed have red feet (that is to say, all adults), but the colour of their plumage varies

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Modern World Coins – New Penguin Coin Series From Pobjoy Mint

First in Series of Antarctic Penguin 50p Coins Features Adélie Penguins   Only second 50p ever released on behalf of British Antarctic Territory First in the series of five new Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available for the first time with die mark Penguins are the most common birds in the Antarctic, with […]

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Pobjoy Mint Issues First ‘Big Five’ Elephant 2 oz Silver Coin

First in the series of five new coins featuring the ‘Big Five’ African animals   Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first of a stunning new series of coins featuring the Big Five African Animals. The first coin in the collection features the African Elephant. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, […]

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Modern World Coins: Una & the Lion Special Limited Edition Set

Two-Coin Set Celebrates the Bicentenary of the Birth of Queen Victoria Famous Una and the Lion design recreated in Silver Proof and Reverse Frosted finishes Proof version available only in this Limited Edition set Limited to 500 pieces worldwide Pobjoy Mint is delighted to release a set that contains two 2019 Silver Una and the […]

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50oz Silver Coin with Gold Inset Commemorates First Man on the Moon

Stunning 50 oz Coin with 1/10 oz Gold Insert Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of an amazing new coin that commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the First Man on the Moon and includes the official NASA logo for which special permission has been granted by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) […]

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Sierra Leone: Launch of new “Big Five” silver double-crown series features the majestic African elephant

The Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (28th January) new silver Proof quality double crown coins, which, when completed, will form a five-coin series of what we all know as the “Big Five.” The Big Five refers to the exceptionally beautiful creatures within the animal kingdom that freely inhabit the African continent and whose presence in the wild is both breathtaking and reassuring

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Sierra Leone: Launch of new “Big Five” silver double-crown series features the majestic African elephant

The Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (28th January) new silver Proof quality double crown coins, which, when completed, will form a five-coin series of what we all know as the “Big Five.” The Big Five refers to the exceptionally beautiful creatures within the animal kingdom that freely inhabit the African continent and whose presence in the wild is both breathtaking and reassuring

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New Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Titanium Coin From NASA Tracking Station Ascension Island

New versions of the 50th Anniversary of the First Man on the Moon coin from Ascension Island released   Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of two new versions of this coin design commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the First Man on the Moon which includes the official NASA logo for which special […]

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Modern World Coins – Celebrate Year of the Pig via Angry Birds

Celebrate the Year of the Pig with our stunning new coin featuring the pigs from Angry BirdsTM Chinese New Year celebrated with help from characters from Angry BirdsTM Coins produced in Colored Cupro Nickel and presented in a special color pack Low mintage of 10,000 Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a […]

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Sierra Leone: Angry Birds have some fun during the Lunar Year of the Pig with new colour crown coin

The Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (21st January) new crown coins which cheerfully mark the Lunar Year of the Pig with a little help from the game world’s irreverent and popular  Angry Birds. Issued by the Bank of Sierra Leone in conjunction with Rovio Entertainment Corporation, this new coin features Leonard, the king of Piggy Island in Angry Birds, with two of his pigs wishing you good fortune for the Chinese New Year

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Sierra Leone: Angry Birds have some fun during the Lunar Year of the Pig with new colour crown coin

The Bank of Sierra Leone has issued (21st January) new crown coins which cheerfully mark the Lunar Year of the Pig with a little help from the game world’s irreverent and popular  Angry Birds. Issued by the Bank of Sierra Leone in conjunction with Rovio Entertainment Corporation, this new coin features Leonard, the king of Piggy Island in Angry Birds, with two of his pigs wishing you good fortune for the Chinese New Year

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Blue Penguin, Purple Triggerfish Colored Titanium Coins Latest From Pobjoy Mint

Regal Queen Triggerfish from Ascension Island and Macaroni Penguin from South Georgia add to collection of colored titanium Queen Triggerfish Our unique colored Titanium coins are proving as popular as ever and Pobjoy Mint are therefore delighted to announce the release of the second Titanium coin from Ascension Island that features the majestic Queen Triggerfish. […]

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Pobjoy Mint Introduces 2019 American Flamingo Virenium Coin

• Fashionable Flamingo appears on the first issue of stunning new shaped $1 series. • Available in Virenium ® in exquisite color. • Beautiful Album available to house all six coins in the series. It is difficult not to notice that flamingos seem to be everywhere at the moment, on every item you can possibly […]

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Pobjoy Mint Introduces 2019 American Flamingo Virenium Coin

Fashionable Flamingo appears on the first issue of stunning new shaped $1 series Available in Virenium® in exquisite color Beautiful Album available to house all six coins in the series It is difficult not to notice that flamingos seem to be everywhere at the moment, on every item you can possibly imagine. The Pobjoy Mint […]

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Ascension: New titanium crown coins feature colourful queen triggerfish

The government and treasury of Ascension have issued (4th January) new crown coins struck in both cupro-nickel and titanium which feature the queen triggerfish. The queen triggerfish (Balistes vetula) is a reef-dwelling triggerfish found in the Atlantic Ocean

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Second penguin series completed

In August, Pobjoy Mint launched a second five-coin series celebrating the penguins of the Falkland Islands – the penguin capital of the world.
Since then, one coin has been released each month. The series is now complete

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British Indian Ocean Territory: Final coin in artistic “Mythical Creatures” series features the centaur

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (21st November) the fifth and final coin that is part of the series highlighting “Mythical Creatures,” featuring some of the world’s most well-known stories and legends which originate from the myths of ancient Greece and the Rome. The stories not only focus on the extraordinary, they also teach that vices such as jealousy, greed, and treachery have consequences

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Pobjoy Mint Mythical Creatures Series – The Centaur

Famous Mythical Creatures From British Indian Ocean Territory Final coin to be released of the five-coin series Available in Proof 2oz Fine Silver Antique Finished to bring the characters to life Only 650 coins worldwide Following the release of the previous four coins, this series of five 2oz Fine Silver coins illustrating famous myths known […]

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British Royal Mint commemoratives thrive

Perhaps the number of coins needed in circulation is declining, but as this proves to be true, the British Royal Mint is using its otherwise unused capacity to increase the number of commemorative coins it produces.
There has been a notable shift in where the BRM is putting its focus. Not all of its efforts are being directed solely on coins

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Author of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and third president, Thomas Jefferson, is remembered on new crown coins for the 275th anniversary of his birth

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued new crown coins which are in tribute to America’s third president who is also remembered as the author of the Declaration of Independence, considered one of the most important documents ever written in human history.
The coins, which are produced using an inward-domed and ultra-high relief minting process resulting in piedfort strikes, are produced by the Pobjoy Mint at their facilities in Surrey on behalf of the treasury of the British Virgin Islands

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New Coin Featuring Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas Now in Silver Piedfort

Father Christmas is a short animated film based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975, respectively. Father Christmas in these publications is a different interpretation of the stereotypical character. He still looks like the Santa we all know and love with his […]

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Celebrate the Holidays With New 50p Featuring Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas

Father ChristmasTM is a short animated film based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975, respectively. Father Christmas in these publications is a different interpretation of the stereotypical character. He still looks like the Santa we all know and love with his […]

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Ascension Island Centenary of the First World War Coins from Pobjoy

Also known as the ‘Great War’ the First World War was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28th July 1914 to 11th November 1918. Over 70 million military personnel were mobilized in one of the largest wars in history. The trigger for the war was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria. […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: New crown coin pays tribute to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the Great War

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (24th October) new crown coins which are in salute to the Unknown Soldier, as this year, we observe the centenary anniversary of the cessation of hostilities or armistice which brought an end to the fighting of the conflict the world once knew as the Great War. Later referred to as the First World War, it was a global armed conflict which originated in Europe that lasted from 28th July 1914, to 11th November 1918

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Falkland Islands: The rockhopper bounds onto the last 50-pence colour collector coin in the Penguin series

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (19th October) the fifth and final coin which is part of an overall five-coin set featuring one of the planet’s most curious and unique species of bird, the penguin. This new series of coins, which debuted in August, features close-up headshots of the five penguins that inhabit the Falkland Islands, each shown in glorious colour to enhance the detail

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Second penguin series begins

Reverse of the first coin in a second Falkland Islands’ 50p Penguin Series showing the head of a Macaroni Penguin. (Image courtesy Pobjoy Mint)
In early August, Pobjoy Mint announced a second five-coin series celebrating the penguins of the Falkland Islands, long known as the penguin capital of the world.
As with the 2017 series, five seven-sided, 27

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British Indian Ocean Territory: Famous Mythical Creatures series continues with fourth double crown silver coin featuring Medusa

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (14th September) the fourth coin which is part of the series entitled “Mythical Creatures” that features some of the world’s best-known stories and legends which originate from the myths of the ancient world of Greece and Rome. The latest coin in the series features the snake-headed Gorgon, Medusa, who struck fear into the hearts of many brave warriors that were turned to stone just upon a single gaze

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Penultimate Coin of the New Falkland Islands Penguin Series

  Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the penultimate coin of the new set of five coins featuring the five breeds of penguin that are resident on the Falkland Islands at some point during the course of the year. Known as the penguin capital of the world, the Falkland Islands are home […]

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Third coin in 2018 Falklands 50p Penguin Coin Series – The King Penguin

Following the release of the second coin in the new series of Falkland Island 50p Penguin coin , we are delighted to announce the release of the third Penguin coin of the new set of five coins featuring the five breeds of penguin that are resident on the Islands at some point during the course […]

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British Virgin Islands: New golden dollar coin highlighting Pegasus is issued

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (7th September) a new golden dollar which includes a very popular reverse design seen first on bullion and Proof quality silver crown coins. Following the success of the previous releases of “Pegasus” coins, The treasury of the British Virgin Islands has released a new version of this popular coin which is produced in Virenium — a special alloy developed and produced for circulation type coinage used exclusively by the Pobjoy Mint, which produces the coins

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Falkland Islands: Third coin in the ongoing penguin series features the king penguin

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (5th September) the third coin which is part of an overall five-coin set featuring one of the planet’s most curious and unique species of bird, the penguin. The Falkland Islands have become known as the penguin capital of the world

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Falkland Islands: New titanium collector crown coins feature the crab

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (30th August) new collector crown coins which feature one of the region’s most familiar side-walking sea-dwelling creatures — the ever familiar crab. These crustaceans are short-tailed members of the order Decapoda, and, as it happens, decapods occur in all oceans, in fresh water, and on land — with about 10,000 species having been described

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Pobjoy Mint Strikes 2018 Crab Coin for Falkland Islands

The Coin Crabs are short-tailed members of the crustacean order Decapoda. Decapods occur in all oceans, in fresh water, and on land and about 10,000 species have been described. Unlike those of other decapods (e.g., shrimp, lobster, crayfish), crabs’ tails are curled under the thorax or midsection. The carapace (upper body shield) is usually broad. […]

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Falkland Islands: Second coin featuring the gentoo penguin released in popular series

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (20th August) the second release in their current series of coins featuring these quirky and endearing flightless birds that have made much of the South Atlantic their home. The Falkland Islands have become known as the penguin capital of the world, and it is a distinction heartily deserved

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British Virgin Islands: New coin commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (8th August) new collector crown coins which mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh (1554–1618) — a writer, poet, courtier, and explorer who is considered by many as the pivotal force which encouraged the settlement of North America by the English, after being granted a royal patent to explore the New World. Raliegh explored the soon-to-be colony of Virginia, which paved the way for future English settlements all along what became the Eastern Seaboard of North America

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Pobjoy Mint Strikes 2018 Gentoo Penguin Coin for Falkland Islands

Second coin of the new 2018 Falklands 50p Penguin Series – The Gentoo Penguin Second coin in the new 2018 series of 5 coins! Penguins in full color with collector’s album! Low mintage of 7,500! Cupro-Nickel Diamond Finish Coin! The Coin Following the release of the first coin in the new series of Falkland Island […]

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British Virgin Islands: New coin commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (8th August) new collector crown coins which mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh (1554–1618) — a writer, poet, courtier, and explorer who is considered by many as the pivotal force which encouraged the settlement of North America by the English, after being granted a royal patent to explore the New World. Raliegh explored the soon-to-be colony of Virginia, which paved the way for future English settlements all along what became the Eastern Seaboard of North America

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Pobjoy Mint Mythical Creatures Series – The Hydra

The first two releases of this series from the Pobjoy Mint of five 2oz Fine Silver coins illustrating famous myths known the world over has proven to be extremely popular and we are therefore delighted to announce the release of the third coin. This stunning series of five 2oz Fine Silver coins has been produced […]

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Pobjoy Mint – New Coin Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Sir Walter Raleigh

New Coin from the Pobjoy Mint Commemorates the 400th Anniversary of Sir Walter Raleigh Sir Walter Raleigh was an English gentleman who was a writer, poet, courtier and explorer. One of the most notable figures of the Elizabethan era, between 1579 and 1583 Raleigh fought in the service of Queen Elizabeth I. Tall, handsome and […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: The Hydra features on latest “Famous Mythical Creatures” double crown silver coin

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (7th August) the third coin that is part of their series entitled “Famous Mythical Creatures,” which features some of the world’s most well-known stories. These famous mythological stories, tales, and legends were designed over the generations to entertain, thrill, and inspire the listeners

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British Antarctic Territory: First 50-pence coin features novel name of underwater research vessel

The government and treasury of the British Antarctic Territory have issued (3rd July) their first 50-pence coin whose reverse design features a somewhat quirky, tongue-in-cheek name of one of the newest underwater research vessels of the National Oceanography Centre, which is located in Southampton, U.K

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British Virgin Islands Celebrates 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on New Coin

From 14th June to 15th July 2018, the FIFA World CupTM takes place in Russia. To celebrate this world-renowned event, the British Virgin Islands has approved the release of a stunning new coin that has been produced in conjunction with MDM, Germany. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st international tournament for football […]

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First Titanium Coin From Ascension Island Issued by Pobjoy Mint

The Coin Endemic to only two small rock pools on Ascension Island, Procaris ascensionis is a species of shrimp which is in an extremely susceptible position. The two coastal rock pools in which this species can be found are set well inland past the high tide mark but it is possible that the pools have […]

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Limited 5-Coin Set Celebrates Sapphire Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Unique five-coin set with special effects Set includes a Sapphire set into one of the designs to commemorate this special occasion Available in Proof-Like gold plated with each coin finished differently Supplied in Special collector’s album to hold all five coins Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a special and unique set […]

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Third Coin in Gibraltar Primates Series Features Red Colobus Monkey

Third 50 pence of a four-coin set featuring Primates Coins produced in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish and in color to bring the Primates to life Low mintage of 7,500 Special magnetic collector’s album to hold all four coins available separately The Rock of Gibraltar is one of the Pillars of Hercules, the peninsulas that flank […]

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Ultra High Relief 2oz Silver Coin Celebrates Anniversary of Queen’s Coronation

On June 2, 1953, the attention of millions of people worldwide was on Westminster Abbey for the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II following the death of her father, King George VI, just over a year earlier. To commemorate this historic event, Pobjoy Mint is releasing a very special coin on behalf of the […]

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Second in Series of Gibraltar 50p Primate Coins Features Chimpanzee

Second 50 pence of a four-coin set featuring Primates Coins produced in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish and in color to bring the Primates to life Low mintage of 7,500 Special magnetic collector’s album to hold all four coins will be available separately! The Rock of Gibraltar is one of the Pillars of Hercules, the peninsulas […]

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World’s First Interactive App Game Coin Features Angry Birds

Fly to Bird Island with this new interactive Angry Birds TM coin from Pobjoy Mint Interactive coin allows you to enter the world of Angry Birds TM. Coins produced in Colored Cupro Nickel and presented in a special color pack Low mintage of 10,000 Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a magnificent new coin […]

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New Series of Gibraltar 50p Coins Feature Only Wild Monkeys in Europe

First 50 pence of a four-coin set featuring primates Coins produced in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish and in color to bring the primates to life Low mintage of 7,500 Special magnetic collector’s album to hold all four coins will be available separately The Rock of Gibraltar is one of the Pillars of Hercules, the peninsulas […]

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Pirate’s Booty: The Siren and Her Song on New High Relief Antiqued Silver Coin

Famous Mythical Creatures From British Indian Ocean Territory First coin to be released of a stunning five-coin set Featuring a beautiful HIGH RELIEF image of The Siren Available in Proof 2oz Fine Silver Antique Finished to bring the characters to life Only 650 coins worldwide Further releases to follow featuring the Hydra, the Minotaur, the […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: New mythical creatures series launches with “The Siren” on silver double crown

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (3rd April) new silver double crown coins which imaginatively captures one of the world’s most alluring mythical creatures — the siren — which graces the reverse side of this new coin.
The famous mythological stories, tales, and legends were designed over the generations to entertain, thrill, and inspire the listeners

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Ascension: Royal wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales celebrated on latest crown coin

The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (22nd March) new crown coins which are in celebration of the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, commonly known as Prince Harry to his fiancé Megan Markle, which will occur on the 19th May at Windsor Chapel.
Prince Henry is the third grandson of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, and the second son of HRH Charles, Prince of Wales, and the late Diana, Princess of Wales

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British Antarctic Territory: New titanium coin features graceful blue petrel

The government and treasury of the British Antarctic Territory have issued (27th February) new titanium coins which feature one of the territory’s most recognisible feathered inhabitants — the blue petrel. They are often spotted in the region from the southern tip of South America to Northern Argentina and, of course, near the northern point of the Antarctic Peninsula — part of the British Antarctic Territory

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Doomed British Explorer Honored on New Silver Coin from Antarctic Territory

Commemorating the Birth of a Famous Explorer The Coin The Reverse of this coin features an artist’s impression of the Polar Medal that was inaugurated for members of Captain Robert F. Scott’s first and incredibly arduous expedition to Antarctica in 1904. The design was created by Ernest Gillick and shows RSS Discovery, with a sledging […]

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World Coin News – Blue Petrel Titanium Coin from Pobjoy Mint

New Colored Titanium Coin each slightly varying in color Celebrating a beautiful seabird Exclusive Pobjoy effigy design of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin Pobjoy animal coins are always a popular collectable and those with a £2 value seem to be particularly desirable. The design on the reverse of this coin features a Blue Petrel […]

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Pegasus Silver Coin Series Continues With APMEX Exclusive Set

APMEX, Inc. is thrilled to announce the newest release in a perennially popular Silver coin series. The Pegasus Series depicts one of the most iconic mythical creatures, known and loved around the world. The Pegasus Series from the Pobjoy Mint celebrates the famous winged horse from Greek mythology. This newest issue showcases the majestic beast, […]

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Modern World Coins – Wildlife of the British Virgin Islands

Sterling Silver Coin Celebrates the Wildlife of the Archipelago Featuring wildlife found on the British Virgin Islands! Limited to 2k Proof Sterling Silver coins worldwide! Exclusive Pobjoy Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin To celebrate the British Virgin Islands Archipelago and the wildlife that inhabits it, Pobjoy Mint is proud to launch this […]

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Sapphire Coronation from the Pobjoy Mint – The Lion & Unicorn

Available in Proof 1/25oz Fine 999. Gold Featuring a striking image of a Lion & Unicorn Limited to 750 Gold and 2,000 Silver coins worldwide Exclusive Pobjoy Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin This striking reverse features the Lion and the Unicorn, which signify the United Kingdom and the Royal Family. As Prince […]

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British Indian Ocean Territory: Beautiful lion and unicorn depicted on coronation anniversary crown coin

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory have issued (25th January) a new crown coin and gold coin which were minted in celebration of one of most solemn events that took place in the United Kingdom 65 years ago: The Queen’s coronation.
It was nearly 66 years ago that the then-Princess Elizabeth acceded to the throne at the age of 25 upon the death of her father, King George VI

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British Indian Ocean Territory: Majestic manta ray depicted on new deep blue titanium crown coin

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) have issued (16th January) a new crown coin produced in both titanium and cupro-nickel which features the manta ray — an incredibly majestic creature known for its immense size and graceful nature.
Manta rays are found adjacent to tropical regions in warm or temperate waters and are large rays with triangular pectoral fins, horn-shaped cephalic fins, and gaping forward-facing mouths

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Orange Titanium Clownfish Coin: Nemo Found at Pobjoy Mint

Featuring the Clownfish in a unique shade of orange Titanium! Limited to 7,500 coins worldwide! Exclusive Pobjoy Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin The reverse of this new Titanium coin features the much loved Clownfish. Made popular by the Disney film Finding Nemo, this little fish has a big character both in the […]

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Pobjoy Mint Issues 1st Titanium Coins of 2018

Two new Titanium coins produced by The Pobjoy Mint and released on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory Featuring the Magnificent Manta Ray in dark blue Titanium Limited to 7,500 coins worldwide Exclusive Pobjoy Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin Manta Rays are incredibly majestic creatures of the blue and as a […]

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Gibraltar: First 50-pence coin issued with a Christmas theme

The government and treasury of Gibraltar have issued (13th December) a new 50-pence coin and is their first such coin to celebrate Christmas and the New Year. During the holiday season, coins are often exchanged as gifts since the story of the Nativity teaches that the three kings (or wise men), seeking out the Messiah, came upon the baby Jesus who was born in a manger

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Gibraltar: First 50-pence coin issued with a Christmas theme

The government and treasury of Gibraltar have issued (13th December) a new 50-pence coin and is their first such coin to celebrate Christmas and the New Year. During the holiday season, coins are often exchanged as gifts since the story of the Nativity teaches that the three kings (or wise men), seeking out the Messiah, came upon the baby Jesus who was born in a manger

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World Coins – Double Effigy Silver Piedfort Commemorates Royal Platinum Wedding Anniversary

Platinum Wedding Anniversary HM Queen Elizabeth II & HRH Prince Philip Featuring the Exclusive Double Effigy Obverse! New Ultra-High Relief Dished coin Celebrating the lives of two long-serving Royals 1oz Piedfort coin available in 999. Proof Fine Silver (2oz Total Weight) The Coin Our Ultra-High Relief coins are always incredibly desirable and usually sell out! […]

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Holiday Memories and Gift Ideas for the numismatist on your shopping list

Gift Ideas for the numismatist (or potential numismatist) on your shopping list By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… The eternal youngster in me notes that, as this article posts, we are a few short weeks away from the Christmas holiday. As the countdown begins in earnest, presently here in New England it is […]

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British Virgin Islands: Ultra-high relief silver piedfort coin marks Elizabeth and Philip’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (21st November) a new silver crown coin in celebration of the 70th (platinum) wedding Anniversary of the territory’s head of state, HM Queen Elizabeth II, and her consort, HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The royal couple were married on the 20th November 1947, in London’s Westminster Abbey in a glittering ceremony, which for many, was a great distraction from the reality of war recovery and rationing which the United Kingdom had in place since the start of the Second World War in 1939

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Silver Coin from British Virgin Islands Celebrates Queen’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary

Anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II & HRH Prince Philip Honored with Piedfort Silver Featuring the Exclusive Double Effigy Obverse! New Ultra-High Relief Dished coin Celebrating the lives of two long-serving Royals 1oz Piedfort coin available in 999. Proof Fine Silver (2oz Total Weight) The Coin Our Ultra-High Relief coins are incredibly desirable and usually […]

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New Pobjoy Mint JFK Centenary of Birth $30 High Relief 5oz Proof Coin

New Pobjoy Mint JFK Centenary of Birth – $30 High Relief 5oz Proof The assassination of JFK is a topic that breeds much controversy and debate. The official report is that he was shot by lone gunman Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas Texas. The gunman supposedly acted alone as he fired at the President from […]

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Ascension: 70-ounce mega-sized silver coin celebrates an extraordinary royal anniversary

The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (14th November) an extraordinary tribute for the platinum wedding anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who reached this milestone today (20th November 2017). A 70-ounce silver Proof coin has been produced for the anniversary with a very limited mintage

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World Coin – 70 oz Proof Silver Celebrates Royal Couple’s Platinum Anniversary

70 oz State Opening of Parliament – Platinum Wedding Anniversary Limited to an issue limit of just 70 pieces – OVER HALF SOLD! 70oz Proof Fine 999. Silver coin measuring an impressive 130mm in diameter! Encrusted with 70 Diamonds with a total weight of 1 Carat! Featuring the Exclusive Double Effigy Obverse! Featuring a portrait […]

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British Virgin Islands: Unique tri-colour coin celebrates milestone wedding anniversary of Elizabeth and Philip

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (24th October) a new and unique coin in celebration of an extraordinary anniversary, which will be observed on the 20th November within the British royal family. On this day, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will have been married for 70 years — this is a milestone anniversary never before reached by a reigning sovereign and consort in England or the United Kingdom

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New Tri-Color Coin from British Virgin Islands Celebrates Royal Marriage

Platinum Wedding Anniversary – Flowers of Love Featuring the Exclusive Double Effigy Obverse New Tri-Color coin symbolizing each signature anniversary Celebrating the lives of two long-serving Royals Every flower on the coin has significance The Flowers of Love We are incredibly proud of this Tri-Color coin and have spent a lot of time making sure […]

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World Coin News – Fiji Celebrates 2018 South Korea Winter Olympics

Winter Olympic Games South Korea 2018 – Snow & Ice Low Issue limit – Proof Sterling Silver 2,000 of each design Showcases Winter Olympic sports that Fiji has competed in Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins [editor’s note- this coin program is not officially licensed by the Organising Committees for the Olympic […]

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Falkland Islands: Centenary of the House of Windsor celebrated with new crown coin set

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (9th October) a new set of crown coins which mark the centenary anniversary of the establishment of the British Royal House. The Royal House came about due to the circumstances just after the fighting for the Great War began (1914–1918)

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Falkland Islands: Centenary of the House of Windsor celebrated with new crown coin set

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (9th October) a new set of crown coins which mark the centenary anniversary of the establishment of the British Royal House. The Royal House came about due to the circumstances just after the fighting for the Great War began (1914–1918)

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Falkland Islands Honors Centennial of Royal Family with 4-Coin Set

Centenary of the House of Windsor set features four different monarchs Four-Coin Set featuring the House of Windsor Low mintage of 2,000 in Sterling Silver! Featuring HM Queen Elizabeth II young head Also available in Cupro Nickel Produced in Great Britain by Pobjoy Mint The Coins The House of Windsor has had a monumental impact […]

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Ultra High Relief Silver Piedfort Coin Honors Queen Victoria’s Ascension

New ‘Ultra-High Relief dished’ coin with an extremely low mintage of 650 – definite showstoppers from the British Virgin Islands The Coin 20th June 2017 marked the 180th Anniversary of Queen Victoria’s Accession to the Throne. To celebrate this milestone, Pobjoy Mint is releasing this Ultra high relief commemorative coin for the British Virgin Islands […]

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Pobjoy Mint to Help British Virgin Islands Recover from Hurricane Irma

In light of the recent Hurricane that has devastated the British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint is donating money for every Proof Silver and Cupro Nickel coin sold   Hurricane Irma – a category 5 hurricane – passed through the British Virgin Islands (BVI) on Wednesday, September 6, at around 2:00pm AST. The hurricane directly hit […]

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New World Commemorative Coins Honor Queen Elizabeth II’s Sapphire Jubilee

2017 Royal Cypher – Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee Celebrating the first ever Sapphire Jubilee of a British Monarch Beautiful Cypher of HM Queen Elizabeth II design 1,952 Issue Limit to reflect the year of accession Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxurious coins The Coin The design on the coin features the Royal Cypher […]

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After Hurricane Irma, the Pobjoy Mint sets up relief fund for the British Virgin Islands

As most Coin Update readers know, the Pobjoy Mint is a private company in the United Kingdom that produces circulating and collector coinage on behalf of governments, central banks, and major companies worldwide.
One entity with which Pobjoy has had a long-standing arrangement, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), was among the many places hit by Hurricane Irma last weekend

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World Coin News – Final Issue in Penguin Series Released by Pobjoy Mint

Falklands 50p Penguin Series – The Magellanic Penguin Final 50 pence piece of the four-coins set! Complete your collector’s album! Cupro Nickel ‘Diamond Finish’ 50 pence coin Low mintage of 7,500! The Coin The Falkland Islands refer to themselves as the “penguin capital of the world” as more than one million penguins nest on the […]

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After Hurricane Irma, the Pobjoy Mint sets up relief fund for the British Virgin Islands

As most Coin Update readers know, the Pobjoy Mint is a private company in the United Kingdom that produces circulating and collector coinage on behalf of governments, central banks, and major companies worldwide.
One entity with which Pobjoy has had a long-standing arrangement, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), was among the many places hit by Hurricane Irma last weekend

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Falkland Islands: Magellanic Penguin issued, concluding popular Penguins Series

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (11th September) their fourth and final coin in the popular Penguins Series, which included some of the different species of the flightless birds that have made the Falklands and surrounding area their home. The series consists of four coins depicting the rockhopper, gentoo, king, and now the Magellanic penguins, in colour

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Falkland Islands: Magellanic Penguin issued, concluding popular Penguins Series

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (11th September) their fourth and final coin in the popular Penguins Series, which included some of the different species of the flightless birds that have made the Falklands and surrounding area their home. The series consists of four coins depicting the rockhopper, gentoo, king, and now the Magellanic penguins, in colour

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Ascension Sapphire Jubilee crown marks Queen’s milestone royal anniversary

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The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (30th August) a new crown coin which marks a royal event not seen in anyone’s lifetime previously. The crown celebrates the 65th anniversary of reign (the Sapphire Jubilee) of HM Queen Elizabeth II, who ascended to the British throne on the 6th February 1952 at the age of 25

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Ascension Sapphire Jubilee crown marks Queen’s milestone royal anniversary

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The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (30th August) a new crown coin which marks a royal event not seen in anyone’s lifetime previously. The crown celebrates the 65th anniversary of reign (the Sapphire Jubilee) of HM Queen Elizabeth II, who ascended to the British throne on the 6th February 1952 at the age of 25

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National bird of Fiji, the collared lory, is featured on country’s first titanium colour coin

The Reserve Bank of Fiji have issued (21st August) a new coin that represents a first for the Pacific island nation—a coin struck in titanium. As this is the first time the Reserve Bank has issued such a coin, the decision to feature the country’s national bird seemed to be an appropriate choice

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Falkland Islands Commemorates 30 Years of Conservation Work with “Sea Bass” Titanium Coin

Pobjoy Mint continues to bring titanium coins to collectors of World Coins NEW Coloured Titanium coin featuring an unusual fish! Titanium 7,500 mintage – Cupro Nickel 10,000 Mintage Raising Awareness of endangered fish populations Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins First EVER Titanium coins produced on behalf on the Falkland Islands! […]

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Fiji Celebrates National Bird on Island Nation’s First Ever Colored Titanium Coin

First Colored Titanium coin EVER produced for Fiji! Showcasing Fiji’s beautiful national bird, the Collared Lory Titanium 7.5k Issue Limit – Proof Sterling Silver 2k Issue Limit Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins The Coin Pobjoy Mint is delighted to be able to add Fiji as a new country issuing coloured […]

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Fiji Celebrates National Bird on Island Nation’s First Ever Colored Titanium Coin

First Colored Titanium coin EVER produced for Fiji! Showcasing Fiji’s beautiful national bird, the Collared Lory Titanium 7.5k Issue Limit – Proof Sterling Silver 2k Issue Limit Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins The Coin Pobjoy Mint is delighted to be able to add Fiji as a new country issuing coloured […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for August 25, 2017: Coins, Guns, and Fort Knox

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for August 25, 2017:  Under the Radar 1.) King Rama IX commemorative coins unveiled A portrait of the late monarch in court regalia appears on one side of the coins along with his name in Thai. On the reverse are a depiction of the crematorium being erected at Sanam […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for August 25, 2017: Coins, Guns, and Fort Knox

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for August 25, 2017:  Under the Radar 1.) King Rama IX commemorative coins unveiled A portrait of the late monarch in court regalia appears on one side of the coins along with his name in Thai. On the reverse are a depiction of the crematorium being erected at […]

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Ascension Island: Gold and silver coins pay tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, 1961–1997

The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (15th August) new coins which pay tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, whose tragic death 20 years ago stunned the world and brought a nation into great mourning for a beloved member of the British royal family.

The coins are produced by the British Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the treasury of Ascension Island and are issued in pure gold, pure silver, and virenium with a special mother-of-pearl inlay

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World Coins – Diana Rose Coin Commemorates Popular British Princess

ONLY 800 COINS LEFT WITH THE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY! Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Princes Diana Beautiful mother of pearl inlay with very low issue limit of just 2,017 (800 left) Available in Fine Silver 999. Fine Gold and Virenium (light gold color) Also produced in UHR Fine 999. Gold 1/2oz […]

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Falkland Islands: Patagonian toothfish features on Falklands’ first titanium coin

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (16th August) new coins which recognize 30 years of work conducted by the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department (FIS) to help maintain fish populations around the islands. This official body, responsible for the sustainable development of fisheries in the Falklands, was established in 1987

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Falkland Islands: Patagonian toothfish features on Falklands’ first titanium coin

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (16th August) new coins which recognize 30 years of work conducted by the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department (FIS) to help maintain fish populations around the islands. This official body, responsible for the sustainable development of fisheries in the Falklands, was established in 1987

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Ascension Island: Gold and silver coins pay tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, 1961–1997

The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (15th August) new coins which pay tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, whose tragic death 20 years ago stunned the world and brought a nation into great mourning for a beloved member of the British royal family.

The coins are produced by the British Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the treasury of Ascension Island and are issued in pure gold, pure silver, and virenium with a special mother-of-pearl inlay

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Celebrate Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s Years Together with New Coin from Pobjoy Mint

70 Years of HM Queen Elizabeth II & HRH Prince Philip Featuring the Exclusive Double Effigy Obverse! Celebrating the lives of two long-serving Royals Featuring a portrait of the Royal Couple at The State Opening of Parliament Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins The Coin It is a rare occurrence that […]

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World Coins – Southern Right Whale Latest Silver Coin in Series from Pobjoy Mint

New Silver, CuNi coins made exclusively for British Antarctic Territory New addition to the Whales & Dolphins Animal collection! Celebrating one of the most majestic animals of the sea. Only 2,000 coins issued in Proof Sterling Silver! Exclusive Pobjoy effigy design of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin The Pobjoy Whales & Dolphins set has […]

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Falkland Islands: Third colourful coin issued in popular “Penguins” series

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (24th July) their latest coin in their hugely popular series of four coins highlighting the wonderful world of penguins—a species of bird found in significant numbers in the South Atlantic. The coin, which is the third in the series, features the king penguin, a very large species of penguin and second only to the emperor penguin in size

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World Coins – Pobjoy Issues Latest in Falkland Island Penguin Series

Falkland Islands Coins – 50p Penguin Series – The King Penguin Penguins in full color with collector’s album! Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50 pence coin Low mintage of 7,500! Third 50 pence of a four-coin set to be minted in 2017 The Coin The Falkland Islands refer to themselves as the penguin capital of the […]

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Fiji: South Pacific nation celebrates platinum wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with new silver crown coin

The Reserve Bank of Fiji have issued (21st July) a new silver crown coin which marks the 70th (or platinum) wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, who have had an astonishing life together and have dedicated their lives to the duty of monarchy. From independence in 1970 until 1987, the Queen headed the Fijian monarchy, which was replaced with a constitutional Republic thereafter

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British Antarctic Territory: Southern right whale features on new crown coin

The government and treasury of the British Antarctic Territory have issued (14th July) a new coin which highlights one of the more extraordinary animal species inhabiting the waters around the islands: the Southern right whale (or Eubalaena australis, to offer its scientific name). These gentle creatures spend the summer in the far Southern Ocean in close proximity to Antarctica, where it feeds

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Falkland Islands: Liberation is remembered with new silver crown coin

The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (11th July) a new crown coin which remembers the 35th anniversary of the day the islands were officially and wholly liberated from invading forces of the Argentinian Army. The long-running dispute between Britain and Argentina over the ownership of the Falkland Islands was brought to a head on the 19th March 1982, when 50 Argentinians landed on South Georgia Island and hoisted their flag

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Falkland Islands: Liberation is remembered with new silver crown coin

The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (11th July) a new crown coin which remembers the 35th anniversary of the day the islands were officially and wholly liberated from invading forces of the Argentinian Army. The long-running dispute between Britain and Argentina over the ownership of the Falkland Islands was brought to a head on the 19th March 1982, when 50 Argentinians landed on South Georgia Island and hoisted their flag

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World Coin News – Fiji Commemorative Honors 70th Wedding Anniversary of Elizabeth & Philip

Pobjoy Mint final coin in series Featuring The Queen & The Duke of Edinburgh’s Coat of Arms Issued in Diamond encrusted Platinum! Celebrating the lives of two long serving Royals Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins The Coin The two coat of arms depicted on the reverse of this coin are […]

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British Antarctic Territory: Southern right whale features on new crown coin

The government and treasury of the British Antarctic Territory have issued (14th July) a new coin which highlights one of the more extraordinary animal species inhabiting the waters around the islands: the Southern right whale (or Eubalaena australis, to offer its scientific name). These gentle creatures spend the summer in the far Southern Ocean in close proximity to Antarctica, where it feeds

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World Coins – Seals on Latest Blue Titanium Coin from Pobjoy Mint

New Blue Titanium Coin from British Antarctic Territory and Pobjoy Mint New Colored Titanium Coin each slightly varying in color! Highlighting British Antarctic Territory Crabeater Seal Populations Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins Exclusive Pobjoy effigy design of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin Pobjoy Animal coins are always a popular […]

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Falkland Islands: Second “penguin” coin in popular series issued

The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (20th June) their second coin as part of the very popular “Indigenous Penguins” coin series, which features full-colour renditions of the islands’ more numerous inhabitants. The Falkland Islands refer to themselves as the “penguin capital of the world,” as more than one million penguins nest on the islands

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Penguins Back on New Falkland Islands Coin from Pobjoy Mint

Falklands 50p Penguin Series – The Gentoo Penguin Penguins in full color with collector’s album! Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50 pence coin Low mintage of 7,500! Second 50 pence of a 4 coin set to be minted in 2017 The Coin It has been almost 10 years since Pobjoy Mint has produced currency for the […]

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Falkland Islands: Second “penguin” coin in popular series issued

The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (20th June) their second coin as part of the very popular “Indigenous Penguins” coin series, which features full-colour renditions of the islands’ more numerous inhabitants. The Falkland Islands refer to themselves as the “penguin capital of the world,” as more than one million penguins nest on the islands

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New Reverse Proof Silver Britannia Bullion Coin Commemorates Falkland War

NEW 1oz silver bullion coin featuring Britannia commemorates the 35th Anniversary of the Falklands Liberation Limited mintage of 50,000 produced in 999. Fine Silver In remembrance of the Falkland Islands’ fallen soldiers Exclusive Pobjoy effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II The Coin To commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Falklands Liberation, Pobjoy Mint […]

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Falkland Islands: Remembering liberation 35 years ago with new silver coin

The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (6th June) two new coins which pay tribute to the liberation of the Falklands and South Georgia Island after the territories were invaded by the armed forces of the Argentine republic.
The long-running dispute between the United Kingdom and Argentina over the ownership of the Falkland Islands was brought to a head on the 19th March 1982, when 50 Argentinians landed on South Georgia Island and hoisted their flag

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Falkland Islands: Remembering liberation 35 years ago with new silver coin

The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (6th June) two new coins which pay tribute to the liberation of the Falklands and South Georgia Island after the territories were invaded by the armed forces of the Argentine republic.
The long-running dispute between the United Kingdom and Argentina over the ownership of the Falkland Islands was brought to a head on the 19th March 1982, when 50 Argentinians landed on South Georgia Island and hoisted their flag

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Lest We Forget: Poppy Coin Commemorates 35th Anniversary of Falklands War

New coin from Pobjoy Mint honors the soldiers that gave their lives for the sovereignty of their country Commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the Falklands Liberation NEW Colored coin featuring a beautiful red Poppy Low mintage of 2,000 Proof Sterling Silver & 10,000 CuNi In remembrance of our fallen soldiers The Coin To commemorate the […]

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New World Coins – JFK Collector Coin in Special Purple Heart Package

Celebrate the centenary of an iconic American president’s birth Featuring one of America’s most famous and iconic Presidents Unique Purple Heart shaped Packaging Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins New exclusive effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II The Coin This new addition to our range of coins features an […]

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British Antarctic Territory: Climate change front and centre on new silver coin with hologram design

The government of the British Antarctic Territory have issued (22nd May) a new coin that pays particular attention to a phenomenon occurring in 2002 that shed light on the ecological plight of the polar regions of the planet. During the period from the 31st January to March 2002, the Larsen B Sector of the shelf partially collapsed and 3,250 square kilometers of ice, 220 metres thick, disappeared into the sea in about a week

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World Coins – Hologram on New Coin Shows Melted Antarctic Ice Shelf

Holographic coin effect shows the Larsen B Ice Shelf that collapsed 15 years ago! Raising Awareness of an important environmental issue. Limited Mintage of 2,002. Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins Exclusive Pobjoy effigy design of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Coin To highlight the effect of global warming on the […]

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World Coins – JFK 100th Anniversary Silver Coin Features 1/2 Carat of Purple Diamonds

John F. Kennedy Centenary of Birth with Gold-Plated Heart-Shaped Privy Mark and Purple Diamonds Gold-Plated Privy Mark featuring 1/2 Carat of Purple Diamonds 100oz High Relief Proof 999. Fine Silver with $350 face value. Mintage of 35 only! Featuring one of Americas most famous and iconic presidents. Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of […]

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Falkland Islands: Crown coins issued in honour of Queen’s platinum wedding anniversary

The Treasury of the Falkland Islands government have launched (7th April) a new series of coins that celebrate the wedding anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The couple were married after a brief engagement, but, as the couple had been long acquainted, the marriage was—for at least the princess—a foregone conclusion

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World Coin News – Reverse Proof Silver Coin for JFK Centenary

British Virgin Islands Reverse Proof Centenary of Birth Coin for one of America’s most famous and iconic Presidents The Coin Bullion coins are always a very attractive purchase due to their intrinsic metal value and bullion with a proof finish is even more attractive still! We have based the image of JFK on the coin […]

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Falkland Islands: New 50-pence “Penguins” coin series launched

The Treasury of the Falkland Islands government have launched (7th April) a new series of coins that highlight one of the Island’s most well-known and beloved residents belonging to the animal kingdom: the penguin.
Penguins are found only south of the equator, close to the arctic pole in areas favouring coastal habitation or on the many islands surrounding the continent of Antarctica or adjacent

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New 2017 Isle of Man Coins Mark First Manx Coins in 13 Years

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… The Isle of Man has unveiled a set of seven new coins for 2017, which mark the first complete redesign of circulating coinage for the British island nation since 2004. The seven new coins range from the 5 pence denomination up through the £5 coin, the latter of which […]

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New Rockhopper Penguin Coin from Falkland Islands

Pobjoy Mint releases latest in Falkland Islands Penguin series Penguins in full color with collector’s album! Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50 pence coin Low mintage of 7,500! First 50 pence of a 4 coin set to be minted in 2017 The Coin As it has been almost 10 years since Pobjoy Mint has produced currency […]

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Falkland Islands: New 50-pence “Penguins” coin series launched

The Treasury of the Falkland Islands government have launched (7th April) a new series of coins that highlight one of the Island’s most well-known and beloved residents belonging to the animal kingdom: the penguin.
Penguins are found only south of the equator, close to the arctic pole in areas favouring coastal habitation or on the many islands surrounding the continent of Antarctica or adjacent

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New World Coins Celebrate 70 Years of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Pobjoy Mint introduces coins from Falkland Islands, British Virgin Islands and more Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip have had an astonishing life together and have dedicated their lives to the duty of monarchy. The couple first met at the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth in 1939 when the Queen was […]

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US Capitol Building Latest Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint

New Coin Release from British Virgin Islands Celebrates Famous American Landmark Iconic shape of the Capitol building portrayed by a coin Stunning tribute to a British Virgin Islands-born National Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins New exclusive effigy design of HM Queen Elizabeth II Only 5,000 coins to be minted Such […]

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British Virgin Islands: Innovative and unique Capitol-shaped coin issued

The government and Treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (6th March) a never-before-seen design that pays tribute to the United States Capitol Building: in a unique tribute, the coin is produced in the shape of the building itself. The coin is being issued on the occasion of the 225th anniversary of the open competition that was organised to see which architect could propose the best design for the building

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British Virgin Islands: Innovative and unique Capitol-shaped coin issued

The government and Treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (6th March) a never-before-seen design that pays tribute to the United States Capitol Building: in a unique tribute, the coin is produced in the shape of the building itself. The coin is being issued on the occasion of the 225th anniversary of the open competition that was organised to see which architect could propose the best design for the building

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Onward and Upward: Interview with Taya Pobjoy, managing director of the Pobjoy Mint

In July 2016, Taya Pobjoy, managing director of the Pobjoy Mint—one of the world’s largest and privately owned Mints—announced that from March 2017, they would no longer act as the official mint to the Isle of Man, a small British dependency sandwiched between Great Britain and Ireland. With the announcement, their working relationship, which had lasted more than four decades, was at an end

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Onward and Upward: Interview with Taya Pobjoy, managing director of the Pobjoy Mint

In July 2016, Taya Pobjoy, managing director of the Pobjoy Mint—one of the world’s largest and privately owned Mints—announced that from March 2017, they would no longer act as the official mint to the Isle of Man, a small British dependency sandwiched between Great Britain and Ireland. With the announcement, their working relationship, which had lasted more than four decades, was at an end

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First Impressions from the Berlin World Money Fair

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ….. This week, I’ll be living out of my suitcase. First stop Berlin for the World Money Fair and then off to my favorite European city, Vienna, to produce new videos with the Austrian Mint. I want you to know that I feel your sympathies and rest assured, I will […]

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New 2017 Coin Celebrates 1st Ever Sapphire Jubilee for British Monarch

The Pobjoy Mint honors Queen Elizabeth II’s reign with $10 British Virgin Islands silver coin ‘Doubled-Headed’ Coin Celebrating the first ever Sapphire Jubilee of a British Monarch Exclusive Incuse Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II 1,952 maximum mintage to replicate the year of accession The Coin Queen Elizabeth II is unique in that she is […]

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Green Titanium Hummingbird Coin New Entry in Pobjoy Mint Series

2017 Hummingbird Green Titanium Coin Issued by British Virgin Islands Exclusive 2017 Green Titanium Coin Beautifully Coloured Elemental Metal Also Available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Pobjoy Mint high quality proof finish New effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint We are delighted to announce the release of a brand new […]

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Pobjoy Mint Releases 2017 Titanium Blue Marlin Coin

2017 Titanium Blue Marlin – Celebrating 225 Years of the Discovery of Titanium Exclusive 2017 Blue Titanium Coin Beautifully Colored Elemental Metal Also Available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Pobjoy Mint high quality proof finish New effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint We are delighted to announce the release of […]

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: The Colossal Squid Features on Latest Titanium “Marine Life” Coin

The government and treasury of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have issued two new coins in its ongoing Marine Life series, which features some the most amazing wildlife found in and around the South Atlantic Ocean. The design, which features the colossal squid, is issued in two versions, including titanium, which is tinted to enhance the design

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Blue Squid Features on Second South Georgia Titanium Coin

A New Release in the Titanium Coin Series from the Pobjoy Mint The Colossal Squid has long been a creature from a sailor’s nightmare, appearing in folklore throughout the ages it has often been synonymous with the Kraken. A mighty beast notorious for dragging unwary men to their doom and emitting a foul stench that […]

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New Blue Whale Titanium Coin for 2017 from Pobjoy Mint

First Titanium Whale Issue from 2013 Sold Out Extremely Rare Blue Titanium Legal Tender Coin Produced in Britain by the only manufacturer of Titanium coins New effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint Pobjoy Mint High Quality Proof Finish on Silver Coin Available in Proof Sterling Silver and Unc. Cupro […]

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Pobjoy Mint: Green Elephant Seal Expands 2017 Titanium Coin Series

2017 Green Titanium Elephant Seal – Our Top Seller Metal Range just got bigger! Exclusive 2017 Green Titanium Coin Beautiful Elemental Metal Celebrate 225 Years of the Discovery of Titanium Available in Proof Silver and Cupro Nickel Pobjoy Mint high quality proof finish New effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy […]

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Elephant Seal Featured on New Color-Toned Titanium Coin

On December 6, the government and treasury of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands issued a new coin within their popular color-tinted titanium series. Their latest coin highlights wildlife prevalent in the South Atlantic, found on remote southern Atlantic Islands and close to the coast of Antarctica

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South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands: Centenary Anniversary of Endurance Expedition Remembered on New Crown Coin

On November 17, the government and treasury of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands issued a new Crown coin that pays tribute to and celebrates the centenary anniversary of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, also known as the Endurance Expedition. The expedition was named after its ship and is considered by some to be the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

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