Behind the Craft - 2021 Double Sovereign

Behind the Craft - 2021 Double Sovereign

May 31 , 2022

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Struck to celebrate the 95th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this magnificent Double Sovereign pays tribute to her lifetime of honour a...

Behind the Craft - Eos

Behind the Craft - Eos

May 23 , 2022

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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...

Behind the Craft - Goddess Hera

Behind the Craft - Goddess Hera

May 23 , 2022

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Despite originating in ancient myths and legends, Goddesses inform modern life perhaps more than we realize. Their mythology, religious legends, hi...

Behind the Craft - Justice

Behind the Craft - Justice

May 23 , 2022

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Justice has been described as the mid-point between selfishness and selflessness, where someone has or strives to have just enough, not too much or...

Behind the Craft - Platinum Jubilee

Behind the Craft - Platinum Jubilee

May 23 , 2022

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The story of Her Majesty’s historic 70-year reign begins on 6th February 1952, when King George VI died peacefully in his sleep at Sandringham. T...

Behind the Craft - British Trade Dollar

Behind the Craft - British Trade Dollar

May 23 , 2022

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Trade Dollars were first introduced in the late 15th Century, when the ‘Spanish Dollar’ was used as a standardised currency to facilitate internati...

Behind the Craft - 2022 Sovereign

Behind the Craft - 2022 Sovereign

Mar 31 , 2022

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The Sovereign is one of the world’s most famous coins, first introduced in the 15th Century by Henry VII. 200 years later Britain’s economic crisis...

Behind the Craft - Charity

Behind the Craft - Charity

Mar 31 , 2022

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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...