Every year, The Royal Mint’s release of its Annual Coin Sets is eagerly awaited. One of the largest annual sets each year, struck by one of the oldest mints in the world, and inevitably of the very highest quality, its not difficult to understand the fervour for these collections. This year, the set includes 13 coins, including 5 commemoratives!
A 50p coin honouring the 160th anniversary of the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes
A £2 coin for the 260th anniversary of Wedgwood – the manufacturer of classic and collectable porcelain.
A commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings of World War II, featured on a £2 coin.
A £2 coin commemoration of the 350th anniversary of Samuel Pepys’ diary – a diary that bore witness to the Restoration, the Plague and the Great Fire of London!
A £5 coin celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria