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Visit to the Royal Mint
Tue 13 June 2017, 16:30 – 18:30 BST
A tour of The Royal Mint to discover the people and events behind the coins in your pocket, and hear some surprising stories from our history. Go behind the scenes at the world’s leading export mint to follow the journey of a coin, from a blank to a bank Experience the sights, sounds and smells of thousands of glistening coins, hot off the press to the precision striking of over 700 coins per minute. Learn about Sir Isaac Newton’s innovations while Master of The Royal Mint and technological advances invested in the new 12-sided £1 coin.