Behind the Craft - Pegasus BU

Behind the Craft - Pegasus BU

Mar 01 , 2023

cristina csuros

Jennie Norris is considered one of America’s rising coin designers, most famous for the new United States American Gold Eagle coins issued first in...

Behind the Craft- Ship Bar

Behind the Craft- Ship Bar

Mar 01 , 2023

cristina csuros

The East India Company's history in bullion began in the 17th century when a cooperation with Moses Mocatta led to the transportation of gold acros...

Behind the Craft - Truth BU

Behind the Craft - Truth BU

Mar 01 , 2023

cristina csuros

The ‘Queen’s Virtues’ were first revealed to the public as part of the Victoria Memorial, commissioned shortly after the death of Queen Victoria in...

Behind the Craft - Victory BU

Behind the Craft - Victory BU

Mar 01 , 2023

cristina csuros

The first coin in this magnificent series represents Victory, perhaps one of the most prominent virtues a Monarch can behold. Defined as the succes...

Behind the Craft - Una & the Lion

Behind the Craft - Una & the Lion

Feb 01 , 2023

Alessandra DC

The legend of Una & the Lion dates back to Edmund Spencer’s epic 16th Century poem The Faerie Queene, believed to be an allegory for the life o...

Behind the Craft- The Portrait Collection

Behind the Craft- The Portrait Collection

Feb 01 , 2023

Alessandra DC

At 18:30BST on the 8th of September 2022, Buckingham Palace shared the sad news that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had died at the age of 96. Her ...

Behind the Craft - Faerie Queene Redcrosse

Behind the Craft - Faerie Queene Redcrosse

Jan 26 , 2023

cristina csuros

First published in 1590, The Faerie Queene is a classic work of medieval English literature. At over 36,000 lines long, its six books contain one ...

Behind the Craft - Goddess Eos

Behind the Craft - Goddess Eos

Jan 02 , 2023

Alessandra DC

Eos was the Titan Goddess of the dawn and had two siblings; Helios, the God of the Sun, and Selene, the Goddess of the Moon. She was married to Ast...