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When will the 2017 coins be released into circulation?

Change Checkers are often asking me, “when will the 2017 coin designs be released into general circulation?”  So, I have compiled a list below showing which coins are now available in your change and those that are still to be … Continue reading

Why 2017 has been the year of the Sovereign

With the modern Gold Sovereign celebrating its bicentenary, 2017 always promised to be a good year for the coin, but it surpassed all expectations. The 2017 Proof Sovereign To mark the bicentenary of the modern Sovereign, the 2017 Proof Sovereign returned to the original Gold Sovereign design first released back in 1817. The Royal Mint […]

Why the first ever double-thickness Gold Sovereign is a guaranteed sell-out

STOP PRESS, 27 JUNE 2017: The Royal Mint confirm the Piedfort Sovereign is 100% reserved within 24 hours of release.  Still available from Coin Portfolio Management. 2017 is the Bicentenary of the “modern” Sovereign.  To celebrate, The Royal Mint has just issued the FIRST EVER double-thickness Piedfort Sovereign. It is set to become one of … More Why the first ever double-thickness Gold Sovereign is a guaranteed sell-out

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!

Our new Expert Guides – the inside track to the best coins for your Portfolio

With so many coins being issued each year it’s hard to know how to select the best ones to own. That’s why I’ve written a series of  Expert Guides to help you focus on the most collectable coins. Our 20 years’ plus experience and expertise in the gold and silver coin market have gone into … More Our new Expert Guides – the inside track to the best coins for your Portfolio

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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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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The 2nd Coin in The Royal Mint Silver £20 for £20 Series

The 2nd Coin in The Royal Mint Silver £20 for £20 Series.