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 50th Anniversary of Decimal currency in the UK that also bears the early Arnold Machin Portrait of the Queen!
A 50p coin celebrating the achievements of Scottish Inventor, John Logie Baird, who demonstrated the first working television in 1926
A commemoration of HG Wells, a famous Science Fiction author - whose works included The Invisible Man, and The Time Machine - featured on a £2 coin.
A £2 coin commemoration of Sir Walter Scott, poet and author of Rob Roy and Ivanhoe.
A £5 coin celebrating the 95th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II