Royal Mint Experience
The Royal Mint experience in Llantrisant is the only place in the world where you can watch the UK’s coins being made, the Mint is the world’s leading export mint, making coins and medals for an average of 60 countries every year.
You can gain unprecedented access to The Royal Mint experience to discover the people and events behind the coins in your pocket, and hear some surprising stories from our history. The first responsibility of the Mint is to make and distribute the UK’s coins. We estimate that the current number of all coins in circulation in the UK is around 28 billion pieces, and we’re hard at work making next year’s mintage. One of the few Places of interest where you can see our currency made and designed for the whole of the UK. The Royal Mint is the largest and most technically advanced minting facility in the world. We make more than 3.3 billion coins and blanks a year for in excess of 30 countries but its first priority is to make and distribute United Kingdom coins from our site in Llantrisant, South Wales. With thrilling tours, exciting exhibitions, cracking coin hunts and more,
there’s something for everyone at The Royal Mint Experience.