Because of the Museum’s interest in the Royal Mint as an institution there are a rich variety of objects related in some way to the long history of the Royal Mint.

Browse highlights of the miscellaneous section below.

 

The Sunbather

The Sunbather

The bronze sculpture, The Sunbather, is signed by Humphrey Paget and formed part of a gift to the Royal Mint Museum.

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Royal Mint war memorial

Royal Mint war memorial

The names of Mint staff who lost their lives in the service of their country during the First World War are carved into this memorial.

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First World War posters

First World War posters

During the First World War colourful posters were devised to encourage investment in government loans at the Post Office.

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Ivory coach pass

Ivory coach pass

This ivory coach pass is associated with a respected former Master of the Royal Mint, William Wellesley Pole.

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The Royal Mint Story

The Royal Mint Story

The history of the Royal Mint is woven into that of Britain itself.

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Minting Equipment

Minting Equipment

The Royal Mint Museum is fortunate to possess coining and blanking presses from 100 or so years ago.

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Women in the Mint

Women in the Mint

How did women begin working in coin production? What jobs did they do? And how has the role of women in the Mint changed over time?

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Mary Milner Dickens

Mary Milner Dickens

The characteristically thoughtful designs of the sculptor Mary Milner Dickens have appeared on many commemorative coins.

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