Branch Mints of the Royal Mint Branch Mints of the Royal Mint - Branch Mints of the Royal Mint. The story of the Royal Mint Branch Mints in Australia: Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
Thomas Simon Engraver Thomas Simon, Engraver (1618-1665) - Thomas Simon (1618-1665) was the Chief Engraver at the Royal Mint from 1649 to 1660. He was a noted medallist, die and seal engraver and gem engraver.
Early History of London Mints, to 1300 Early History of London Mints to 1300 - A short early history of London Mints up to 1300.
Newton and the Counterfeiter Newton and the Counterfeiter Book Review - Book review: Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) is one of the best known scientists in the planet, but for the last 30 years of his life he was Master of the Mint. As part of his duties was to deal with counterfeiters, and it is then that he came up against maybe the greatest counterfeiter and con-man of his time, William Chaloner.
Melbourne Mint Establishment of Melbourne Mint 1872 - The history and reasons for the establishment of the Melbourne Mint in 1872.
The Tower Mint The Tower Mint, London 1279-1812 - While the Royal Mint can find its origins dating back to 886AD and King Alfred the Great, during the period 1279-1812 it was generally referred to a the Tower Mint as it was housed at the Tower of London.
Norman Invasion The Norman Invasion and the Regime Change in Anglo-Saxon England - A summary of the actions of William the Conqueror leading up to the Norman Invasion and the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Had his adversary Harold really promised him the throne of England?
viking danes angl-saxons When England Lived Under Danish Rule - Danes ruled all of England for more than a generation. Between Canute and his sons, the Danes were kings from 1016 through 1042, yet we still think of England as Anglo-Saxon during that era.
why does a Sovereign weigh 7.88g Why Does a Gold Sovereign Weigh 7.98805 grams? - Although the Gold Sovereign is one of the World's most renowned coins, it has a strange weight: 7.98805g. That's 0.2354 troy ounce which is just as obscure. So how did we get here? Why Does a Gold Sovereign Weigh 7.98805 grams?
The Coins of Pontius Pilate - Pontius Pilate is best known today for being the official who presided over the trial of Jesus and (maybe reluctantly) ordered his crucifixion. The Coins of Pontius Pilate were issued when he was governor of the Roman province of Judea under Emperor Tiberius from 26/27 to 36/37 CE.