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Capture the next Queen’s Beast: The Unicorn of Scotland!

 

Designers’ Inspiration Series: Jane Austen £2

Designers’ Inspiration Series: Jane Austen £2

Source: The Royal Mint

A new series begins with Big Ben – hurry only 50,000 struck!

For the first time in history: the Royal Mint releases a 10 oz. proof silver coin!

JFK’s 100th birthday celebrated on a Reverse Proof Silver coin!

John F. Kennedy Reverse Proof Silver Coins

Celebrate the life of America’s 35th President

The presidency of John F. Kennedy is one that will forever be engrained in America’s culture. The subject of countless books, movies and continued research, the Kennedy Administration endured an incredible amount of success, scrutiny, and eventual tragedy with the assassination of America’s 35th President in 1963.

Remembered for the many strides made during his presidency to improve Civil Rights, his impactful speeches that are still relevant today, and for his diplomatic leadership during the Cold War, Kennedy is still considered to be one of the most popular presidents in history.

2017 British Virgin Islands John F. Kennedy 1 oz Silver Reverse Proof $1 Coin NGC PF70 Early Releases (Ask Not Label)

This year marks 100 years since the birth of JFK. To commemorate the life of this impactful leader, collectors have the opportunity to add this 2017 British Virgin Islands 1 oz. Silver Reverse Proof coin to their collection.

Based on the image of JFK found on a medal crafted by the internationally acclaimed medalist, Paul Vincze, each coin has been struck four times to create a unique background with a frosted finish.

2017 British Virgin Islands John F. Kennedy 1 oz Silver Reverse Proof $1 Coin GEM Proof

Available both raw and certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, collectors can choose from PF69 and PF70 coins that have been awarded the Early Releases designation. A limited number of these coins are available in the John F. Kennedy ”Ask Not” label.

Join ModernCoinMart (MCM) in remembering the legacy of a man that dedicated much of his life to the betterment of the American dream.

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2017 Gold and Silver Britannias celebrate two iconic anniversaries with special privy marks!

2017 Anniversary Gold & Silver Britannias

Celebrate with First-Ever Trident Privy!

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Silver Britannia and the 30th anniversary of the Gold Britannia.

To celebrate, the Royal Mint has released two highly-desirable coins, both featuring the admired Britannia design representing Britain’s strength and integrity and special privy marks.

2017 Great Britain 1 oz Gold Britannia – 30th Anniversary Trident Privy £100 GEM BU

The Gold Britannia displays a 30th Anniversary trident privy mark while the Silver Britannia features a 20th anniversary trident privy.

A limited release of just 7,030 coins struck, the 30th Anniversary Gold Britannia coins have already sold out from the Mint! The 2017 1 oz. Silver Britannias have a limited mintage of just 120,000 coins and have also sold out at the Mint.

2017 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Britannia – 20th Anniversary Trident Privy £2 GEM BU

Collectors will notice the unique radial sunburst design on both the obverse and reverse of each 2017 Britannia Anniversary coin making this one of the most secure Britannias ever struck! A new feature for the series, these radial designs make their debut appearance on UK bullion coins on these special anniversary releases.

ModernCoinMart (MCM) is proud to offer both silver and gold raw releases in a variety of options including singles, rolls of 25, monster boxes and more.

Join MCM and the Royal Mint as they celebrate the success of the Britannia series!

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Queen’s Beasts: The Red Dragon of Wales in Silver and Gold Now Available!

New from the Royal Mint:

The Queen’s Beasts Red Dragon of Wales Gold & Silver Bullion Coins

ModernCoinMart (MCM) is proudly offering the third release in the Queen’s Beasts series, The Red Dragon of Wales. Available in 2 oz. .999 fine silver coins and 1/4 oz. and 1 oz. .9999 fine gold coins, The Dragon is ready to take its place in your collection.

2017 Great Britain 1 oz Gold Queen’s Beasts – Red Dragon of Wales £100 Coin GEM BU

2017 Great Britain 1 oz Gold Queen’s Beasts – Red Dragon of Wales £100 Coin NGC MS70 ER (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

Featuring detailed imagery of the red dragon of Wales on the reverse and Jody Clarke’s effigy of Her Majesty on the obverse, it’s no surprise that the Queen’s Beasts series is the Royal Mint’s most popular new bullion series.

Collectors can now shop our inventory of raw and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation-certified releases with free shipping.

Distinguished options include coins certified to be in GEM BU, MS69 and MS70 condition and awarded either Early Releases, First Strike or First Day of Issue designations. To add to the collectability of notable releases, MCM has paired certain coins with desirable labels such as their Exclusive Great Britain Label and the popular Flag Label.

2017 Great Britain 2 oz Silver Queen’s Beasts – Red Dragon of Wales £5 Coin GEM BU

2017 Great Britain 2 oz Silver Queen’s Beasts – Red Dragon of Wales £5 Coin NGC GEM BU ER (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

Created in 1953 by British sculptor, James Woodford, the Queen’s Beasts statues stand at 6′ each, and stood guard at Westminster Abbey as the young Queen Elizabeth II was coronated. Each of the 10 statues represent a section of the Queen’s powerful genealogy, and have symbolically guarded them throughout her reign. 

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Newly-discovered rare £2 coin with the Queen’s head upside down – do you have one in your pocket?

A SMALL number of 2015 Britannia £2 coins showing the Queen’s head upside down are in circulation, and they could be worth a small fortune. Just 1 in around 200 of the coins show the Queen’s head rotated clockwise by around 150 degrees, making it very rare.

A normal 2015 £2 Britannia coin and one with an inverted effigy

Source of Image: The Sun

First discovered by blog Change Checker, and confirmed as genuine by The Royal Mint, this unusual strike appears on a “handful” of the 2015 Britannia £2 Coins.

Continue to read more at the source: The Sun

2017 Queen’s Beast Silver Proof Coins Now Available!

Queen’s Beasts Proof Silver Lion Coins

Available Exclusively from MCM!

The Royal Mint of Great Britain made history in 2016 when they launched a new series of silver and gold bullion coins commemorating the 10 legendary Queen’s Beasts Statues.   

2017 Great Britain 2 Pound 1 oz. Proof Silver Queen’s Beasts – Lion NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Queen’s Beasts Label with Black Core)

These statues were created in 1953 by British sculptor, James Woodford. At 6’ each, they stood guard at Westminster Abbey as the young Queen Elizabeth II was coronated after the death of her father, King George VI. Each of the 10 statues represent a section of the Queen’s powerful genealogy, and have symbolically guarded them throughout her reign.

2017 Great Britain 2 Pound 1 oz. Proof Silver Queen’s Beasts – Lion NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label with Black Core)

With epic, heraldic Queen’s Beasts designs created by well-known British artist Jody Clark, the first release in the bullion coin series commemorating the Lion of England immediately grew to popularity all over the world.

Now in 2017, the Royal Mint is following up the early success of the Queen’s Beasts bullion coin series with something special – a Queen’s Beasts Proof coin series!

2017 Great Britain 2 Pound 1 oz. Proof Silver Queen’s Beasts – Lion GEM Proof (Original Mint Packaging)

This group of collector’s coins will also honor the 10 Queen’s Beasts statues with the same designs as the bullion coin series, but struck with much sharper detail and finer quality. These coins will be issued two per year until complete, starting with the Lion of England.

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Everything you need to know about new £1 coin – and what to do with your old ones

The new 12-sided £1 coin is set to enter circulation on March 28.

The old ’round pound’ – introduced more than 30 years ago – will cease to be legal tender on October 15 as the new £1 is dubbed the most secure in the world.

The twelve-sided £1 will enter circulation on March 28 (Photo: Royal Mint/PA) 

The new coins feature a string of security features including a hologram.

The hologram changes from a ‘£’ symbol to the number ‘1’ when the coin is seen from different angles.

Read more at the source: Mirror