Monumental stories in Miniature A Set of 5 Illustrations where created, bringing the stories behind each of the coins to life.
The original ‘Thanksgiving’ feast was held that autumn, after their first successful harvest, and the spirit of the Mayflower pilgrims endures in this national celebration to this day.
Team GB’s participation in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is marked with a 50p coin designed by Royal Mint designer David Knapton.
The £5 coin design is by Royal Mint and reflects the many aspects of George III’s life and interests.
As the author of 66 detective novels and 150 short stories, it’s no wonder Dame Agatha Christie is known as the Queen of Crime. Born in 1890, in Torquay, Devon, her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, was published in 1920 and, with her vision and ingenuity, she went on to define the murder mystery genre. Designer David Lawrence has created a puzzle within the £2 coin design that celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Agatha Christie’s murder mysteries.
In 2020, we remember the first hopeful steps towards lasting peace. The story of VE Day, a key moment in the lives of millions of people, is told through a £2 coin design by Royal Mint designer Dominique Evans.