Pobjoy Mint is a private-sector mint which mostly produces non-circulating legal tender in the form of commemorative coins, but also some circulating coinage (real money) as well as medals, medallions and tokens, for governments, central banks and major companies and nongovernmental organisations throughout the world from its premises in Surrey, England.
Type: Private limited company
Industry: Precious metals production
Founder: Derek Pobjoy
Headquarters: Surrey, Tadworth, United Kingdom
Area served: Worldwide
Products: Non-circulating legal tender commemorative coins, circulating coinage, medals and medallions, tokens
British Pobjoy Mint - Awards
Pobjoy Mint was awarded its first Coin of the Year Award in 1984, and this has since been followed by various other awards and accolades including the prestigious Queen's Award for Export. In 1991 Pobjoy Mint was nominated in eight categories of the Coin of the Year Award 1990 and was extremely proud when it won four awards including the Overall Coin of the Year.
Mints of the World The Pobjoy Mint - UK
The Pobjoy Mint has struck non-circulating (commemorative), circulating and pattern coins for nearly 20% of the world's governments and central banks (although mainly for smaller and/or less developed countries), as well as undertaking sub-contracted work for certain national mints. Many medallion issues have also been produced, notably for Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Arab States. The mint has produced eighty different medallions for the World Wide Fund for Nature collection. The Mint has also struck commemorative, circulating and pattern coinsfor the Isle of Man, Ascension Islands, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bolivia, Burundi, Cook Islands, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Gambia, Gibraltar, Kyrghyzstan, Liberia, Macau, Niue, Peru, Philippines, St Helena, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Tanzania, Tokelau, Tonga, Tristan da Cunha, Uzbekistan and Western Samoa.