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Treasures of The Royal Mint

With a history stretching over 1,100 years, The Royal Mint has forged a fascinating story through the world of historic coins. As the second oldest mint in the world, and the oldest company in the UK, their history is entwined with the 61 monarchs who have ruled England and Britain.

The Royal Mint has struck coins for every one of the 61 monarchs to rule England and Britain, creating an unrivalled collection of coins, each one with its own history to unravel. Many of these historic coins have increased in value over time, making them an ideal collector’s item too.

Coins are literally history in the palm of your hand. That’s why it’s so thrilling to explore the work of The Royal Mint, to discover some of the rarest coins in their collection and hear the stories behind them. Coins remain such an important part of our history and are fascinating collectors’ pieces.

To find out more about The Royal Mint, visit or call The Royal Mint’s team of experts on 0800 03 22 153.

The Monarchs Served by the Royal Mint