The countdown to Christmas has begun! With less than one month to go, we’ve got just the thing to brighten up your winter… an array of exquisite Christmas coins that could be yours this festive season!
Read on to learn more about the coins that have made it into The Westminster Collection’s “Good List” and how you can secure these cracking stocking fillers yourself…
Coming in first with the best in snow is the Christmas Gifts Rotating 5oz Silver coin! Renowned for their incomparable sell-out history and remarkable innovative technology, The Royal Canadian Mint have certainly outdone themselves with this festive edition…
This exquisite Christmas coin is struck from 5oz of 99.99% pure silver and embellished with a gold-plated garland. What’s more, the grand 65mm diameter allows you to appreciate every detail of this stunning minting!
Using a 3D sculpture and gyroscopic technology, Santa and his elves are truly brought to life as the elves spin around the coin! Click here to see for yourself in our video! But hurry – we have less than 50 remaining! >>
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the timeless classic Christmas film, The Snowman™, with his return to UK 50p coins. But to make this Christmas more special than ever, he is joined for the very first time by his four-legged friend: The Snowdog!
The adorable reverse design has been created by Robin Shaw – the assistant director of the original The Snowman™ and The Snowdog film – as it hits its 10-year anniversary.
The coin is accompanied by official Royal Mint packaging, which for this special occasion, takes the form of a stunning festive Christmas card encapsulating your Brilliant Uncirculated 50p!
With our Gold and Silver allocation fully sold-out, you must act now and secure one of our remaining few Snowman™ and Snowdog 50ps to avoid missing out on one of the most popular releases this Christmas…
Treat yo’ELF this Christmas with the perfect stocking filler for all the family! This fun-filled lenticular coin from The Royal Canadian Mint is embellished with the rich colours of Christmas and an interactive feature only you can control…
Tilt the coin from one way to another and watch Santa’s elves hop around his sleigh!
The Royal Canadian Mint have been producing exquisite lenticular coins since 2008. But despite their changing designs, one thing stays the same… consistent sell-outs! Even with mintages as high as 100,000, lenticular coins still fly off the shelves.
But with less than 40 remaining and Christmas right round the corner, this tiny allocation won’t be around for long…
In 2018, The Royal Mint celebrated Christmas with the Nutcracker £5 coin. Designed by acclaimed Royal Mint engraver, Harry Brockway, this coin depicts the enchanting Christmas Nutcracker scene!
Struck to superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality, your coin has been carefully encapsulated in Official Change Checker packaging with that all-important security hologram, guaranteeing its quality and authenticity.
Given its stunning minting and festive sentiment, this coin is now SOLD-OUT at the Royal Mint! But today, we have a select few remaining just in time for Christmas at the small price of £24.99.
Following the extreme success of the 2022 Harry Potter 50p’s, it is only fitting to celebrate Christmas at Hogwarts with this Harry Potter Christmas Commemorative!
Featuring the iconic Hogwarts ‘H’ symbol in vivid full-colour, this stunning product has been expertly plated in 24 Carat Gold to an immaculate Proof finish.
But, out of the 2,022-edition limit, we have just 32 remaining! So, get your wands at the ready this festive season and give someone a spellbinding Christmas…
2022 marks the 60th anniversary of one of Britain’s most famed fictional action heroes – the one and only, James Bond!
You can now join The Perth Mint in honouring this exciting anniversary with an exquisite 1oz Silver Proof Rectangle Coin!
But first, let’s go back to where it all began…
Born from the innovative mind of former intelligence officer and author Ian Fleming in 1953, James Bond has become the most iconic fictional British Secret Service agent EVER!
Now, 60 years after the premiere of the first movie, Dr. No, James Bond continues to entertain and excite audiences around the world in one of cinema’s longest running and most successful franchises.
The Coin Itself…
To commemorate 60 years of revolutionary cinema, this officially licensed 1oz rectangular coin has been struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, and even issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu!
Not only is the coin’s coloured reverse a representation of the official 60th anniversary logo and the iconic 007-gun motif, but each coin is presented in a 007 branded case inside themed packaging. The coin also comes accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
But that’s not all – the obverse of the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the 2022 year-date, weight, purity and monetary denomination.
But, there’s a catch…
With a shockingly low worldwide edition limit of 5,000, the good news is we have managed to get our hands on a small amount for only our most dedicated collectors…
Just 100 coins are available to our UK customers, and with this product commemorating one of the most popular British themes, very few collectors will be able to seize this rare opportunity!
This year marks 40 years since the founding of the Douglas Bader Foundation. To celebrate the occasion a range of NEW commemoratives have been issued in partnership with the charity. But, before I go into any details about these new issues, I want to tell you about the fascinating life of the foundation’s namesake – Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader.
Sir Douglas Bader
Douglas Bader was born in London in 1910 and was commissioned into the Royal Air Force in 1930. Tragically, 18 months later he was in a plane crash in which he lost both legs.
Due to this accident, he was discharged from the RAF and was forced to find work elsewhere.
However, after the outbreak of the Second World War, Bader was able to rejoin the air force. He became a leading airman during WW2, flying Spitfires and Hurricanes at Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain. In 1941, he was shot down and held as a prisoner of war.
During his descent, Bader lost his right artificial limb. He persuaded his German captors to radio England to ask them to send over a replacement leg. On the night of 19 August 1941, during a normal bombing raid, his new leg was dropped from a Blenheim, along with some stump socks, tobacco, and chocolate.
Despite his disability, he made several escape attempts. Bader was eventually placed in Colditz until its liberation in 1945.
Douglas Bader was a charismatic and controversial character. After the war, he campaigned tirelessly on behalf of amputees and people with disabilities. He inspired millions with his example and was honoured with a knighthood in 1976. He is considered a national hero for both his war efforts and his work with the disabled which he was involved in up until he died in 1982.
The Douglas Bader Foundation
The Douglas Bader Foundation was established immediately following his death in 1982 by his friends and family, many of whom had flown by his side during the war.
For 40 years, the Douglas Bader Foundation has worked to help people with disabilities, supplying prosthetics, grants, and support to many people.
To support this fantastic charity, a donation from the sale of each of the brand-new commemoratives will go directly to the Douglas Bader Foundation.
So, let’s take a closer look at the new range ….
The Silver Spitfire Commemoratives
These incredible Silver Spitfire commemoratives feature a 3D Spitfire model crafted from a genuine piece of aluminium from a Spitfire AB910.
AB910 flew in The Dieppe Raid – one of the most significant air battles in history and flew cover patrols over Normandy beachheads on D-Day.
I can’t think of a more fitting tribute to Douglas Bader and the Douglas Bader Foundation. The daring airman flew Spitfires over Dunkirk and during the Battle of Britain.
These are available in both 1oz and 5oz silver specifications. With a small amount of this historic metal available, just a limited number of these commemoratives can be made.
Douglas Bader Medal Box Set
Strictly limited to JUST 250 worldwide, a spectacular box set has been released to honour the extraordinary life of Douglas Bader. This set brings together not one, but three full-coloured commemoratives designed by artist Adam Tooby.
Alongside these commemoratives also sits replicas of three of the many medals that Bader received during his astonishing military career.
As this set comes beautifully displayed in a presentation box with a numbered certificate of authenticity, it is the perfect collector’s piece.