Queen Victoria’s Birthday: Love, Legacy, and the Veiled Portrait Coin Set

As we celebrate Queen Victoria’s Birthday, we reflect on the profound impact of her life and reign. Known for her enduring love story with Prince Albert, her significant contributions to the British Empire, and the iconic Veiled Portrait coinage, Queen Victoria’s legacy continues to fascinate and inspire. Join us as we explore the remarkable history and lasting influence of this beloved monarch.

Read more

Graded Heirloom Gold Coins: Preserving Family Legacy

In an ever-changing world, Heirloom Gold Coins retain their value and provide a sense of continuity across generations. Gold coins, especially those graded and encapsulated by reputable services like the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), make exceptional heirlooms.

At Hattons of London, we specialize in rare and exclusive heirloom gold coins, offering a wide range of collectible pieces, including First Strikes, Heritage coins, and special fractional and deluxe sets. These coins are not only historically significant and highly collectible but also possess intrinsic value due to their gold content.

This article explores the advantages of graded coins as heirlooms, highlighting their collectability, the preservation of value, and their role in creating a lasting family legacy.

Read more

NGC Coin Grading: A Comprehensive Guide by Hattons of London

At Hattons of London, we specialise in rare and exclusive coins, including gold sovereigns and NGC graded coins. Understanding the importance of NGC coin grading can significantly enhance your collection. This comprehensive guide delves into the history, grading process, benefits, and impact of NGC grading on the coin market, offering insights that every collector and enthusiast should know.

Read more

The Most Significant St George & the Dragon Gold Coins

It’s now well over two-hundred years since the first modern sovereign appeared, with St George slaying the dragon as its motif. In 1821, Benedetto Pistrucci’s classical depiction first appeared and it is remarkable that this design still appears on gold sovereigns produced today.

The tale of St George vanquishing his foe has an enduring relationship with gold sovereign coins and one that is anchored in over two centuries of tradition. Here, we will be exploring ten of the most significant St George and the Dragon gold coins as mentioned by coin specialist Peter Hutchison.

Read more

Queen Victoria Heritage Coinage

Queen Victoria, Britain’s second-longest reigning monarch, presided over huge industrial change and expansion of the empire, and the impact that her reign had on British society has been profound.

Here at Hattons of London, we have released an incredible new range celebrating Queen Victoria’s 125th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary. However, if you favour heritage items, continue reading as we explore all of the Queen Victoria heritage coinage that we currently have available.

Read more