In 2009, the Royal Mint issued a commemorative 50 pence coin to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew as a botanical garden. The coin which was designed by Christopher Le Brun RA, features the famous Chinese Pagoda at Kew with a decorative leafy climber twining in and around the pagoda.
210,000 of this coin were minted for circulation, it has been claimed the rarest 50 pence coin. Collectors all over the world are collecting this coin. Continue reading
Not many people know and realise, the rarest 50 pence coin in the UK’s history is not the 2009 Kew Gardens 50 pence, but another coin which was produced by the Royal Mint 25 years ago. Continue reading
About two weeks ago, I found a coin dealer in London selling some coins that I was after online. So I went ahead to place an order. When I was ordering, I was only allowed to buy TWO sets of the coins. I thought that was a bit odd but perhaps that was the only quantity the dealer had. I made a payment and received an email confirmation about my purchase. Continue reading
SOLD For one time only, I am offering a Collector’s Special Combination Bundle for the British rarest coin in history. Within this combination bundle, I am selling 6 different Royal Mint official items Continue reading
SOLD This Royal Mint 2009 Executive Proof 12-coin set comes with a booklet and Certificate of Authenticity from The Royal Mint. The set is housed in a wooden executive box, with space for personal mementoes. Only a total of 5000 were issued Continue reading
FOR SALE 1 x 1981 Christmas plate, Sage Green on White Jasper; and 1 x 1982 Christmas plate, Pale Blue on White Jasper Continue reading
FOR SALE 1 x the 250th Anniversary of the birth of Josiah Wedgwood FRS plate, White on Pale Blue Jasper; and 1 x the Bicentenary of the death of Josiah Wedgwood FRS plate, White on Black Basalt Continue reading