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  1. Choosing Coins: The Pobjoy Way

    Choosing Coins: The Pobjoy Way

    The process of manufacturing coins and the approvals needed can be very complex and lengthy; however, here is how it is done at Pobjoy Mint. We research commemorative anniversaries and celebrations, check various topics and review these to see if they are relevant to the countries we work with.

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  2. On Safari with the Sierra Leone ‘Big 5’ Coin Collection

    On Safari with the Sierra Leone ‘Big 5’ Coin Collection

    The animals of Sierra Leone and surrounding countries are some of the most loved and iconic in the world. From the incredible African Elephant, the largest of all the land mammals to the ferocious roaring Lion, animal lovers are queuing up for the chance to glimpse them in the wild on safari.

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  3. MR ALBERT POGGIO OBE GMH WITNESSES PRODUCTION OF CALPE HOUSE CURRENCY

    MR ALBERT POGGIO OBE GMH WITNESSES PRODUCTION OF CALPE HOUSE CURRENCY

    Pobjoy Mint was delighted to welcome Mr Albert Poggio OBE GMH to the Mint on Tuesday 5th March 2019.  Mr Poggio of the Gibraltar National Mint and Chairman of the Board of Calpe House, a facility in London for sponsored patients sent from Gibraltar for medical treatment, was able to witness the production of Gibraltar Circulating Coins commemorating the opening of the new facility in Norfolk Square, London which opened in July last year.

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  4. Essential Coin Collecting Tips for Beginners

    Essential Coin Collecting Tips for Beginners

    Starting a new coin collection with no prior experience could be difficult. The art of coin collecting can be traced back thousands of years to ancient kings and queens, and this can make the prospect of adopting it as a hobby a little bit daunting! In this guide, we cover everything you should have on your radar when embarking on this new hobby.

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  5. Heartstring-pulling Stories Behind Pobjoy Coins

    Heartstring-pulling Stories Behind Pobjoy Coins

    Now that we are at the end of February, let's reflect on the month of love! Here at Pobjoy Mint, we have a special feeling for February, and this is why we are excited to share with you the top ‘love’ themed coins from our collection, along with some the touching stories behind them. Hopefully, you won’t need to reach for the tissues!

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  6. 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Angry Birds™

    10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Angry Birds™

    To coincide with the recent release of Pobjoy Mint's Angry Birds™ 'Year of the Pig' coin, let’s take a look at some little-known facts about the Angry Birds™ franchise...

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  7. The Most Popular Coins of Pobjoy Mint in 2018

    The Most Popular Coins of Pobjoy Mint in 2018

    The Royal Wedding, Brexit negotiations, Britain’s huge success in this year’s World Cup … The year 2018 was a time of momentous triumphs and major events that are bound to leave a solid mark on both the UK history - and its future. 2018 was also an important year for Pobjoy Mint, as we released a number of coins; many of which quickly hit the top of the sales league table as our most successful and sought-after pieces! With the current year drawing to a close, we decided to collaborate with our wonderful Facebook community on this year’s portfolio of coins, and asked them to vote for their favourite from our list of top 5 bestsellers of 2018. Over 150 of our Facebook group members voted, and we can now reveal which of our 2018 ‘themed’ coins our coin-loving community deemed as their favourites.

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  8. Curious Christmas Coin Connections

    Curious Christmas Coin Connections

    There are only a handful of weeks left until Christmas is upon us again. With that in mind, we take a look at some coin-related Christmas trivia and delve into the stories behind some age-old yuletide traditions...

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  9. Mystery Coin and Coin Token Discoveries

     Mystery Coin and Coin Token Discoveries

    Just as the pot of gold isn’t always at the end of a rainbow, some of the greatest coins are not always the ones found where expected. With Halloween around the corner, we reveal the roundup of the most unexplained coins and tokens that have been ever discovered…

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  10. Could Crypto Currency Replace Money?

    Could Crypto Currency Replace Money?

    Over the last few years, digital currencies and related crypto technology have become one of the hottest areas of investment, with billions invested in the sector. And while digital money is rising in popularity, the critical question is – could cryptocurrency really replace flat cash in the future?

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