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Royal Mint

A body that issues coins (but not notes) for the United Kingdom. It also mints the coins for more than 100 countries. It traces its origins to 886 and is based in Wales.

Royal Mint

see CENTRAL BANK.

Royal Mint

see MINT.
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The Royal Mint, whose history of producing British coinage goes back more than 1,000 years, said this is the first time it has issued a PS50 coin which also has a face value of PS50.
Unusually for a coin from the Mint, the portraits on both sides of the coin are by the same artist - 33-year old Royal Mint engraver Jody Clark.
Officials from the Royal Mint, which is based in Llantrisant, south Wales, decided to release a limited edition coin marking the famous battke.
At the other end of the spectrum, the Royal Mint said that its new Kilo Gold Cast Bar will be a "high-value purchase opportunity for serious investors and those who wish to own and trade larger amounts of gold".
The Royal Mint said that never before had all coins in circulation carried the portrait of the same monarch.
Shane Bissett, The Royal Mint's director of Commemorative Coin and Medals, said: "This historic event is not only a memorable one for the nation, but a significant one for The Royal Mint, maker of coins to the kings and queens of Britain for over 1,000 years.
Based in Wales, The Royal Mint has a 1,000-year heritage of minting coin for daily exchange, and its minted bullion coins have long been popular in Europe and other markets across the world.
The move marks the first time since 1968 that customers have the opportunity to own a newly-minted precious metal bar bearing the RMR initials, which represent the Royal Mint Refinery.
The Royal Mint seeks an interactive historical experience catering for up to 900 visitors/day, a retail shop, a cafe, an education capability for some 30 students, a guided factory tour and car parking.
The Royal Mint has celebrated moments of national significance for over 1,000 years," Shane Bissett of The Royal Mint said, "And it was felt appropriate to produce the first-ever set of Royal christening coins to mark the christening of our future king.
Shane Bissett, of the Llantrisant-based Royal Mint, said: "The Royal Mint has celebrated moments of national significance for over 1,000 years and it was felt appropriate to produce the first-ever set of royal christening coins to mark the christening of our future king.
The Royal Mint has produced 10,000 solid silver crown-sized PS5 coins and 2,013 22 carat gold sovereigns, both of which feature the royal baby's namesake St George.

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