Tag: Royal mint branches

  • United Kingdom Royal Mint Guide.

    United Kingdom Royal Mint Guide.

    Reading Time: 12 minutes The Royal Mint is the government owned mint permitted to strike British coins. The Royal Mint originated over 1,100 years ago, producing coins for England and eventually United Kingdom. Since 2010 it has operated as Royal Mint Ltd, a company owned by HM Treasury, under an exclusive contract to supply all coinage for the UK.  Royal…

  • South Africa Royal Mint Gold Sovereign.

    South Africa Royal Mint Gold Sovereign.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Gold Sovereigns were minted at the Pretoria Mint from 1923 until 1932. These were produced at the PRETORIA Mint. The Rarest South African Gold Sovereigns are those minted in 1923, only 406 of those were minted. There were fairly low mintages of all South African Sovereigns and all are considered rare.…

  • India Royal Mint Gold Sovereign.

    India Royal Mint Gold Sovereign.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The main Indian Government Mint i is one of the five mints in India situated in the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay). The Mint was established in 1829 by the then governor of the Bombay Presidency. The mint is situated just opposite the Reserve Bank of India, in the Fort area…

  • Canada Royal Mint Gold Sovereign.

    Canada Royal Mint Gold Sovereign.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Canadian Gold Sovereigns were minted at the Royal Mint in Ottawa. The Ottawa Mint began minting coins in 1908. British sovereigns were struck in Canada at the Ottawa mint between 1908 and 1919. Rare Gold Sovereigns ewre produced in Canada for the Royal Mint in the early 1900s The Canadian Mint at Ottawa only struck gold…

  • Australian Gold Sovereigns Mint Guide.

    Australian Gold Sovereigns Mint Guide.

    Reading Time: 8 minutes Perth Mint. On the West Coast of Australia, the Perth Mint was set up. This is the only one of the original mints still in operation. The Perth mint used the letter p in production. The discovery of gold was first officially recorded in Western Australia in 1884, and in the fiercely independent…