The Royal Mint
Royal Mint has an unbroken history of minting British coinage dating back over
1,100 years. Based in the Tower of London for over 500 years, by 1812 The Royal
Mint had moved out to premises on London’s Tower Hill. In 1967 the building of
a new Royal Mint began on its current site in South Wales, UK, to accommodate
the minting of UK decimal coinage. Today, The Royal Mint is the world’s largest
export mint, supplying coins to the UK and overseas countries.
Royal Mint wanted to use their exceptional expertise in bullion, coinage and
vaulting to offer European investors a new physically-backed Gold ETP. This
required the development of a specialized ETP platform within HANetf as
well as sensitivity and respect for an
institution and brand with over 1,000 years of history.
multiple reciprocal site visits to the Royal Mint facilities and HANetf’s
London offices, the teams worked hand-in-glove in a coordinated effort across
product development, marketing, legal, sales and communications work streams to
enable the Royal Mint to become the first sovereign mint to launch a
The gold backed ETC is The Royal Mint’s first listed financial
product and is listed in the UK and Germany and passported to the Italian market.