Behind the Craft - Napoleon's Angel

Behind the Craft - Napoleon's Angel

Mar 31 , 2022

cristina csuros

Napoleon Bonaparte built an Empire that spread across Europe before his defeat at Waterloo in 1815. Exiled to St Helena, he spent his final years a...

Behind the Craft - Three Graces

Behind the Craft - Three Graces

Mar 31 , 2022

cristina csuros

William Wyon is one of history’s greatest coin designers. Born in England in 1795, his father was an engraver of medals and coins, his uncle a die ...

Behind the Craft - Napoleon Bee

Behind the Craft - Napoleon Bee

Mar 31 , 2022

cristina csuros

When Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of France in 1804, he wanted to replace the remnants of the fallen Bourbon dynasty, including the Fleur de Ly...

Behind the Craft - Masterpiece 2021 Una & The Lion

Behind the Craft - Masterpiece 2021 Una & The Lion

Mar 21 , 2022

cristina csuros

William Wyon is one of history’s great coin designers, a reputation built on masterpieces such as his neoclassical ‘The Three Graces’. He is best k...

A Lasting Tribute To Our Queen

A Lasting Tribute To Our Queen

Dec 02 , 2021

Radhesh Vayeda

The allegorical presentation of the Queen’s six virtues was first presented on the Victoria Memorial, situated outside Buckingham Palace. Designed...