The Saint, The Dragon, and The Sovereign

⚔️💂🐎👑🐲👸🏻🔥 “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” G.K. Chesterton PISTRUCCI LEGACY The Italian sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci came to London early in 1816. Lady Lavinia Spencer, (Princess Diana’s great-great-great-great-great-grandmother), showed Pistrucci a wax model of St. George and…

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II 96th Birthday 2022

2022 Gibraltar Queen Elizabeth II 96th Birthday Sovereign Collection A milestone Royal Birthday for Queen Elizabeth II at she celebrates her 96th Birthday, commemorated with a Sovereign Collection struck by the Royal Correspondent, Jennie Bond at Tower Mint. On the 21st of April, the Queen of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth Realms celebrated her 96th…

2022 Gibraltar St George & the Dragon, and the Princess Sovereign Collections

2022 Gibraltar St. George & the Dragon, and the Princess Sovereign Collections in the year Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne, Tower Mint, along with the Government of Gibraltar, and Samlerhuset Group made history, with the launch of the New Pistrucci, and Remastered Maklouf. Obverse Design:…

2021 Isle of Man Nativity Christmas Sovereign & £2 Collection

2021 Isle of Man Christmas Nativity Sovereign & £2 Collection Celebrating the magic, and importance of Christmas. Christmas is a time for sharing, acts of kindness and tradition, and a time for many to celebrate their religious beliefs through stories and festivities. There are many celebrations that take place over the ‘festive period’ especially in…

2021 Isle of Man Pioneering Women’s Suffrage £2 Collection

2021 Isle of Man Pioneering Women’s Suffrage £2 Collection Celebrating the Isle of Man’s pioneering approach to equality and rights for Women. The Isle of Man was the first place in the world to grant women the right to vote in a National Election. Although there were still stipulations, the passing of this into law…

St George & the Dragon: the Sovereign Saga

🌹🐎⚔️🐉🔥 “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” G.K. Chesterton THE SUPREME ‘Sovereign’ is a title which can be applied to the highest leader. The word is borrowed from Old French ‘souverain’, derived from the Latin ‘superānus’, meaning…