The Royal Mint over the centuries has made all the United Kingdom coinage and is known around the world for its heritage, high quality of coins, and state-of-the art technology. These attributes make the Royal Mint one of the world’s leading manufacturers of coins and medals. The institution’s roots go back 1000 years and today is symbolized by a modern logo; a depiction of the crowned Royal Arms surrounded by a repeating pattern. It is said that when you make a purchase from the Royal Mint, you are not just buying a coin, you own a piece of history. The Royal Mint is known for making beautiful handcrafted coins and medals for countries all over the world.
Coins and medals for different occasions
· You can now own the London 2012 Official 5 pound coin
· Nine packs of 50p Sports coins with a free folder and free P&P
· Olympics silver
· The UK’s first ever Five-Ounce Coin celebrating 2012. Coins and medals make perfect souvenirs.
· The Official Paralympic 5 pound Coin
Coins and medals make excellent gifts; one such gift is The London 2012 Official Silver Proof 5 pound Coin. These are the only coins to feature the Olympic emblem and are presented in a specially designed case together with a Certificate of Authenticity. A number no greater than 100,000 Olympic Silver Proof Coins will be struck. Each sparkling coin is beautifully presented in an attractive case specially designed with the London 2012 emblems and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Be part of the games by getting into the swing of things and add to your collection of coins and medals with the official Olympic coin of London 2012. It is a memorable gift you can pass on to the next generation.
Education and learning
The Royal Mint Museum encourages that people of all ages learn and explore the history of the Royal Mint through its collection. They provide a set of 9 lesson plans for pupils aged 8 to 13. The purpose is to use coin design, the history of coinage and coins from around the world to bring the curriculum to life and allow children to view the world in different ways.
Coins and medals as gifts
For a birthday, graduation, wedding, or anniversary gift there is nothing more beautiful and appreciated than a solid silver coin with history. Go online and take a look at the site and browse for a special coin for someone. You can browse by interest, event, type, occasion, and will be bound to find more than a few coins that you like.
Terms and Conditions
Please read the terms and conditions before you sign up. This is an important stipulation. In a nut shell, here is how it works. After placing your order on the website you will receive an automated email that they have received your order (Acknowledgment). When you sign you warrant that you are eighteen years old and that you have read the terms and conditions in its entirety. Get more detailed information by going on the internet or call or email the company for anything you don’t understand. Enjoy the Olympics!!