Каталог Декабрь 2011 Королевского монетного двора (Великобритания)

 

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2012: Великий год для Великой Британии

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zoaz promises to be an extraordinary year encompassing historic events the queen s diamond jubilee and the london zolz olympic games and paralympic games as you would expect the royal mint is celebrating these landmarks in considerable style and i am delighted to give you first sight ofthe diamond jubilee range in this edition of bulletin we are proud to reveal some exceptional coins specially commissioned to commemorate the queen s diamond jubilee we are celebrating the queen s 6oth year on the throne an achievement equalled only by her majesty s great-great-grandmother victoria with a range of stunning new coins the official diamond ]ubilee uk /s crown marks this momentous occasion uniting two portraits of her majesty by ian rank-broadley that reflect her 6o years on the throne we also reveal the queen s diamond jubilee collection which brings together z4 beautiful silver proofcoins from around the commonwealth to make the deflnitive collection in honour ofthe queen s long and glorious reign you can find this onpages6qt i am also delighted to announce that we will issue a new 2or2 sovereign design to mark the diamond jubilee this rare and exciting issue will generate huge demand so be sure to turn to pages 8 ft 9 where you will find more on these superb new zolz sovereigns there is also a timely reminder of your chance to buy the zorr sovereigns as stocks are low on page 11 take a look at pages 12 q r3 for other zotr coins that commemorate this important year while on page 16 are the ultimate mementoes and very limited edition zorr silver proofcollections we have some unique and exciting christmas gift ideas on page t4 amazingly the festive season is fast approaching once again adam lawrence deputy master chief executive 3o-day refund ifyou are not completely happy with any ofyour purchases we will refund your money in fu11 provided you return them by special delivery withinso days to find outmore please see our website www.royalmint.com/terms contact you prior to despatch ofyour goods to advise you ofthe price increase to confirm that you still wish us to process your order delivery promise we aim to despatch all stock items within three working days ofthe date ofyour order we will endeavour to deliver within zr days ofthe date of your order or the advertised delivery date unless there are exceptional circumstances ifwe are unable to deliver your order within zr days we will notify you in wrlting ofthe delay in the event ofa delay in delivery you may cancel your order resulting in a full refund complete purchasing security all items are subject to avarlability a11 orders are accepted subject to approval and status full royal prices are fixed until 3r december zorr beyond this date the royal mint reserves the right to increase its prices due to factors outside its coatrol up to the point goods are despatched where there is such a price increase we sha11 conditions ofsale are available on request the mint reserves the right to lmit the number ofitems on any order prices include vat where applicable ifthe amount entered in the total order value box is incorrect we will take payment for the total value ofyour order.

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ii i i,i :i 1 i.r ir:t i ?i1 t l il i i -1 d1 i -i i l ,r i l ri i i r r 1 r .r a n .r i.1a i f tr fi1 atr s j l i -i i i l i l over the centuries artists have found it difficult dr kevin clancy head of historical services to resist the temptation oftaldng on the theme of st george and the dragon iiiii $fjsis the british coinage has seen classics from benedetto pistrucci and william wyon but a 1itt1e less n ell knos n is a punch prepared by cecil thomas 1885-1976 and presented to the royal mint museum his initials ct wil1be familiar to collectors from the pre-decimal half crown florin and sixpence and although he missed out on the coinage efigy of elizabeth ii in t953,il was his portrait ofthe queen that was selected for use on certain official medals and on overseas coins the engraving skill he demonstrated in preparing the st george and the dragon punch was typical ofthe abilities he demonstrated throughout his career and made him one ofthe most respected numismatic artists ofhis generation cecil thomas was awarded the obe in 1958 st george and iiti$r the dragon punch by cecil thomas the final prize draw ofzorr offers you the chance to win the rrew zotz half:sovereign worth jz5o commemorating the queen s diamond lubilee for your chance to win simply answer these three questions zorz haif,sovereign worth fz5o which female artist created the portrait for the queen s first coins ffis in which year did the queen s great-great-grandmother queen victoria ascend the throne by zotz how many different sovereign designs have been since the queen s accession in r95z there please make sure you submit your answers by z5 november zorr you can enter online at www.royalmint.com/bu11etin or by post to bulletin editor freepost natz3496 po box 5oo pontyclun cftz sbr for fuil terms and conditions please visit our website many congratulations to mr harminder thiara of sutton coldfield in the west www.royalmint.com/terms midlands who won our previous prize draw mr thiara wins a beautiful zou gold proofbritannia fi.o coin worth jzz5.

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the offi.cial queen s diamond jubilee collection important collection of a generation the most our aim was to create a collection worthy of this joyful and notable royal occasion one that could chart the events ceremonies and landmarks of the queen s distinguished 6o-year reign and which would reflect the worldwide affection and esteem for her majesty the z4 beautiful silver proof coins that make up the prestigious diamond jubilee collection are housed in this luxurious presentation case worth j5o which comes free as your collection builds limited edition presentation r5,ooo our inspiration came from the commonwealth that family of nations so dear to the queen the result is a stunning collection of z4 beautiful silver proofcoins including two specially designed uk /5 coins available now on a convenient monthly subscription basis when she attains her diamond jubilee on 6 february zotz,tlne queen will become one ofonly two british monarchs to have reigned for 6o years her majesty s has been a hugely successful reign the high regard in which she is held not only by her people in the uk

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armed forces l r -r t .t i !ffi,t 1 rhe official eueen s diamond jubilee collection every coin collection is struck in stunning proofquality l in the diamond jubilee silver a silver each one features a unique design 6o-year reign capturing signiflcant events from the eueen,s order your first coin armed forces for f79.oo ar,d you will receive subsequent coins each month at the price of f79.oo until your collection is complete investitures f79.oo each coin discoll2 al1oy o.925 sterling silver diameter 38.6rmm weight z8.z8g coins with the queen s own words state opening of parliament most ofthe commemorative reverse designs have been conceived by two of our most talented engrayers heena rai and thomas docherty they centre on great occasions in her majesty s life often using the queen s own words the first coin focuses on the queen s cherished role as head of the armed forces whilst the second celebrates the investitures as your collection grows you can expect one coin per month each with a complementary storycard giving the background ofthe coin a luxurious bespoke collection case with your sixth coin a copy of the daily mirror 9 february 1952 reporting of in and commonwealth but by monarchs presidents and lead.ers worldwide is real and tangible the queen s diamond jubilee gives us a wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to her and to celebrate this joyous and historic milestone :v detail on the queen s accession a detailed lineage tracing the queen s ancestry a in the life of the nation the roya1 mint is proud to play its part uniquely numbered certificate ofauthenticity guaranteeing the and the queen s diamond jubilee silver proof collection is without doubt one ofthe most desirable collections in our own long history provenance ofyour collection a high-quality magnifying glass :v to examine every minute detail of each coin s design.

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yhr a s x x i a r s me rabil 5i v i gr x aq ai.lxfu fbr 8 y r r:3y the queen s diamond jubilee is a rare and significant historical occasion so it s fitting that her majesty the queen has approved a new reverse design for the 2ol2 sovereign zorz sovereign design draft by sculptor paul day paul day s vision for the reverse ofthe zorz sovereign is realised in gold proof the winner was british sculptor paul day the gold sovereign is without doubt one of most famous coins a coin so rich in whose flrst design for the royal mint shows a britain s history it s considered by many as the flagship ferocious dragon being despatched by a knight coin ofthe royal mint and synonymous with in gothic armour paul explains britain herself the obverse of the new coin will feature l have always beeru attracted to detail which requires the acclaimed portrait of the queen by ian a closer look to be unpicked andfully understood i rank-broadley frbs that has graced uk coins have deliberately left very little enxpty space this is since 1998 for the reverse design the royal to make the reverse as engaging as possible and in mint was set the challenge to create a fresh complete contrast to the obverse interpretation of st george and the dragon a legend now synonymous with the british gold sovereign.

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iltr 1 r.t 1l t;ii j !r r-r rt i i;lr 1 i l 1 r1r i l ir:i.i rt r i9 r the most desirable ofa11 ofour sovereign collections comprises the quarter-sovereign half sovereign sovereign double-sovereign and in pride ofplace the j5 coin which is not available individually restricted to a iimited edltion presentation ofonly 999 the set of each ofthe zorz sovereigns features the queen s portrait by ian rank-broadley frbs 6ve coins is housed in a walnut-veneer case with an individually numbered certificate ofauthenticity {4,ooo.oo sv512 li:rilii il.li 1 lll tr r r the double-sovereign sovereign and half,sovereign each bearing the new reverse design by paul day are brought together as one superb set of zz caret gold proofcoins i ouu,r rtj t rri r r rr r 1 tl ,r .11 fr,65o.oo sv3t2 ]1i :t r i 1ri i tt;i ii i l 1 1 lit r ir i h :l r r i r:igi l r;rili l i r r li.ti iit.ii i i r:q:r j.i each sovereign has been minted to the exact weight and diameter ofthe flrst modern sovereign of r8r7 the numbered certificate this charming collection comprises the sovereign halfreign and qua rte r-sovereign each one an exquisite example ofthe royal mint s flnest proof sove of authenticity guarantees the coin s weight diarneter gold content and limited edition presentation ofjust 5,5oo quality ofminting f8z5.oo f495.oo sv12 t:r r,i i rl li rr sv3212 i :i r r rl il-i1ri it 1 t ti t tl,i l t r e c r tr j r t i i {1 r;e r p5o.oo svhl2 i,l a-ii.ll l i l llil i j:ii ii li il l1 irl ri 1 :lit l i jrr ;i r i r;ij l.jrr i:i n.rlari iri 1ti:itj.r1 {r3o.oo svq12 i r ir i i il:r-i l,r1:l t i r l i r ttt 1 ii:tt j ir ir i ti rlili maximum coin mintagcsr 15 coin 999 sovereign 8,144 double-soverign 1,944 hallsovereign 4,894 quarter-sovreign 1o,744 please ask us tur coin speclfications or visii !vws-royalmint.com

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yfo epffi {i3 d fs f smur-fri ffi svrigxa }it g;n6or t,he lqli {ils i pt l fe1 r ic}i.fi verr ign l rrsrrr8o f3,45o.oo in the t97os exchange control regulations were lifted giving the roya1 mint its first opportunity in many years to sell gold coins in the uk the royal mint struck proof sovereigns in 979 andissued a four-coin gold set {xorn f5 to half sovereign the following year this four-coin gold set of r98o is an unquestionably significant collection as it was the first of its kind to be made available to the public since r9rr the obverse of each coin shows the acclaimed royal portrait by arnold machin obe ra used on all decimal coins from 1968 to 1984 the reverse carries benedetto pistrucci s classic depiction st george of and the dragon a legend now synonymous with the british ofthe r98o sovereigns features the queen s portrait each gold sovereign by arnold machin obe ra these sets have been sourced in limited numbers from the secondary market by the royal mint and each has been examined for authenticity.

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0 -qlltt j l f -af _i l.rtijj jr ufii f.ilo j:f jlj:tb l-ii r i-d zt ii q;rj i ll first appearance in r8r7 the gold sovereign has been revered as a benchmark of reliability and excellence the beautiful zorr sovereigns are truly exceptional masterpieces ofthe minting craft each carries benedetto since its pistrucci s iconic image of st george and the dragon due to the popularity ofthe zon sovereigns stocks are now limited order yours today and you will be amongst the first to be given the opportunity to secure the zotz sovereigns featuring the new reverse design by paul day previous sovereigns bearing new designs proved exceptionally popular and very quickly sold out r each ofthe zorr sovereigns features the queen s portrait by ian rank-broadley frbs y 5tr i t h r l {iiri r rr g d ilrq f i r ri rearriusrr i e il&i r.r i 3ir lr:ig 5et the complete sovereign family in zz carat gold to proofquality including the five coins struck this classic set comprises the dou ble-soverei gn sovereign reliefis and half-sovereign the frosted a technique exclusive to magnificent f5 coin which is not available individually proofcoins {4,ooo.oo sv511 .l.irlil.ri i ,1 r l i tillil iii;jr lr r l i:l r fr,65o.oo sv311 1 lilttl f:rl:rrl i;t it!rit iilr i f i0 :t i ii j l i f?re;r l i ld p i:i re l i 5 t-vrr i i i these three superb examples of minting craftsmanship the exquisite set sovereign half-sovereign and quarter-sovereign make up an f8z5.oo sv3211 i r:ltd 1ril ii r rir -1il tir :ll ii:il a.ara :1 i ri-ila,r.iil ?tle r gid ijr f r 4e61n one ofthe world s most treasured .l i r ffici rri!r hii r rig this firm favourite is ideal for celebrating special occasions and er ents th roughout the year ?h er i qle ilrersf q:l ltrsi t er i g coins the gold proofsovereign remains an enduring symbol of uncompromising standards this charming coin first appeared in zoo9 and quickly went on to become a treasured member of the sovereign family fz5o.oo f495.oo i maximum coln mintagesr coin z,ooo sovereign 15,ooo double-sovereign 2,95o hali s ove reign 7,5 o o qu arter sovereign 15,o oo plese ask us lor coin speci6cations orlisit www.royalmint.com j5 svrr i.i;n svhll l,ir:illj ijliitl pi r-rt i i ;ii l t r r;i z i i r i 61iti {r3o.oo iirri svqll i i:t t r r-i i:li:ii i:ir irt iirt;r la ,llllrr ilri d eiiiir i ,1 ,l i ir;r i 2 l-1 :tlil jjtari ;lii1f :iit1t i.rair iiitrr t;ii i i;glri

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ta var a t rxxaa a e r been a year of wonderful coins and commemorations these splendid brilliant uncirculated uk coins celebrate a wide range of zo:rl anniversaries achievements and proud british heritage each is a unique gift or collector s item in its own right and not to be missed by zoll has ffi,ffi {j any devotee ofminting excellence i y w l ty ll t-i i i-i 13i i i &irrl:d1 {5 trv 5 rttrr aniver i.ry 5p a delightful coin to celebrate a remarkable iife and commemorate prince philip s goth birthday this beautiful coin pays tribute to his extraordinary achievements with this specially commissioned portraitby mark richards frbs fr rr ukppbu l v il l p :r r i t 1 erglii zii rijg ,t ii this striking 5op coin marking the 5oth anniversary ofthe founding ofwwf wili make a flne addition to your collection or an ideal gift for any conservationist the coin pays tribute to wwf s long and vital contribution to wildlife preservation f7.ro l

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i :i:ui l i t i r 3 r.lq f sr lx struck to the highest quality finish by skilled craftsmen the zorr uk proof sets contain r4 coins housed in an elegant display case each set also includes an informative booklet on the commemorative coins and the events and themes they mark these limited edition presentations are a lasting collection oftimeless keepsakes to mark a memorable year l ir r i ik.i-i;rirt rt i:f i i1 our most popular set the deluxe proof set comes in a luxurious black display case beautifully embossed with the royal mint emblem each set contains 14 coins the set of eight definitives with the four commemorative coins and two fr coins that complete the splendid cities series 5r.25 d11dx i i1r 1r 1 iriii l:tlitirll a t aa i 4 i-ru ;rr 5h l.j ri jl r !ri the zorr coins are presented in a stylish black case that allows them to be displayed upright or laid flat this handsome set contains r4 coins the eight definitives and the six special coins ofthe year o.rs d11 i.i;tr,ir i i:lr 1 1 i ri:r ,1 r r i i ii ti i i:i i i riil tt jit ilr il i lru;i.ili f i,1r:i l.lr:r:c diamond paste while the reliefareas ofthe design are frosted to provide a proofcoins are struck especially for collectors who appreciate their quality and craftsmanship the modern minting process is an unusual marriage ofthe most up-to-date technology and traditional skills trained engravers perfect the master tools used to produce dies for the coining presses removing the tiniest of blemishes and sharpening details so that the designs are reproduced with the utmost clarity working dies for proofcoins are specially treated to achieve a distinctive finish parts of the surface are highly polished with dramatic contrast to the mirror-like background carefully selected coin blanks are used for proof coins and each one is struck three times to ensure all the details are faithfully reproduced control inspectors examine the coins at every stage of the production to ensure the highest standards are maintained once the proof coins are approved they are placed by gloved hand euality into protective capsules.

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ylac pr t st 3qiffi fi.3 3 rs &r thvistsa as discover our timeless keepsakes for your friends and family to treasure forever {larillrn:as $ilver $ixpe ce ensure a friend or loved one remembers this christmas with a traditional silver sixpence this sixpence has been struck between tgzo and 1947 when the royal mint was located at tower hill in london in the past everyone in the household would give the christmas pudding mixture a stir and make a wish and the cook would include a silver sixpence in the mix tradition had it that whoever found the sixpence would have good luck in the year ahead the silver sixpence makes an ideal gift presented in a soft fabric drawstring pouch on a beautifully designed christmas-themed card with room for a personal message frg.gg c ssrr i iri i r i i i ii:it.i lli :inr eie r:lt r -r.1 ia.l irl l-he 11.rle i 1 :ili c r i:i i l l l a llr i rrllt i.lr l l rri rcas $i{vr ee v make this a memorable christmas for someone special with our lucky silver penny the silver penny comes in a soft fabric drawstring pouch on a wonderfully decorated presentation card with space for a personal message it s a perfect keepsake for the years ahead silver pennies have symbolised wealth prosperity and happiness for centuries many legends exist about giving money at christmas some say this 1ed to the practice ofhanging stockings for saint nicholas the origins of this festive tradition may be shrouded in mystery but the charm remains csp1l ,ql1 r frg.gr r.r:l slcr:i ing i:1 et wr:ig1rl:3.5tig llia i reir 2ai.lzirri ll l1 [3it]x tf i-tidll,i a t i l th trsexae 4 l 41 t ir hicks t{eqr l,eal g:q 1i in the year of the rugby world cup in new zealand what better moment to add this dramatic black commemorative ltlarlis coin to your collection featuring the distinctive national ponga this new zealand $r coin struck to proof quality contains a fuli ounce ofpure silver the coin is beautifully presented in an acrylic panel that can be displayed independently ofits stylish black case.

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i xa r r fr q a3 ss q i:t s j il lj a anyone excited about the forthcoming londorl zotz games will surely be thrilled to collect these splendid uncirculated 5op coins each representing a different olympic or paralympic sport an ideal gift for budding collectors ofany age these coins are the perfect celebration ofan historic sporting year collect eight individual coin packs at fz.gg each to receive a free collector album to view the complete range of z9 coins ofthe london zorz olympic sports collection please visit our website at t u r sp ir r li i f4.92 freefold 1ll.rr i-l r c rir :t li i i61ii ii r:i i,r r l1.ri iit i lr r i i ;l i 1,itrr j li llt il www.royalmint.com/sportscollection f rc with ir ti iir t i i i l.i g good things .olr small packag.r cil.lrr e the new arrival this year a gift they can cherish as they grow older ry t{fl sry a ipgff r r rlt i}rl rnra live 1.i fi 5et first tloins this charmingly illustrated coin set has been specially designed as a gift for zorr babies it comprises r3 legal tender coins all ofthe deflnitive coins from the rp to the /z a as well as four new commemorative coins two fz coins 5op and two special fr coins completing the cities series the folder has space to personalise the gift with the baby s first photo and highlights from the day ofbirth fz7.so dul1bp .11:t i l lti i li r i i r,i i-r lr rr j i i i ilil l i ii r tr ir r ait it t i ir ;iriii a r ii:lhl i iir:r:tii:r ri q f iii celebrate the new arrival with a gift they can look back on as the years go by this set includes the eight definitive coins marking the special date pius the year s commemorative coins presented in a delightful gift box the deluxe edition set makes an ideal christening gift too o.gs diibp l ii :r :i l l :r l r il r.l r i r i r:i r ii r:ri l :r;ir r:j li iiiil is it r rr i1i litiili t rr.c ies1

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