The Milestones of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Britain’s longest reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, was a beacon of strength, stability, honour and grace, managing her role as both monarch and mother in such a way that her legacy will continue to live on.

Her incredible reign of over 70 years is the longest of any British monarch, as well as the longest reign in the history of any female head of state. Thus, throughout her time as monarch she marked a variety of milestones and achievements. Here are some of the key milestones during Queen Elizabeth II’s reign…

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Dissecting The Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Sovereign Series

Dissecting the Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Sovereign Series

Our latest release; the 2023 Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Gold Sovereign Range, marks the first anniversary of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II with designs that recall the military procession and State funeral with which this nation paid its last respects, to our greatest ever monarch.

Each coin in this series features one of the armed services that played such an important role in the queen’s funeral procession. Here, we dissect the reverse sides of these incredible sovereigns for you…

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All you need to know about the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II Funeral

One year ago, on Monday 19th September 2022, Queen Elizabeth II was laid to rest. Her state funeral was the first held in Britain since Winston Churchill’s in 1965.

The funeral service was attended by 2,000 people, there were tens of thousands of people gathered on the streets of London, and billions of us watched the event live on television. Here, we have everything you need to know about the funeral of Her Late Majesty…

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Our Guide to Busting Coin Myths

Our Guide to Busting Coin Myths Blog

Coins are something we carry around every single day without so much as a second thought. From the pound you use to unlock your supermarket trolley, to the spare change you keep in the car for the occasional car park ticket machine; despite the majority of transactions happening digitally, most of us still keep some spare change on hand, just in case.  Although they are still used so regularly, there are still a few common misconceptions around coins and their history. So, we turned to heritage British coin expert Peter Hutchison to answer some of the biggest questions and bust some of the biggest coin myths… Read more