Lucky Angel

Lucky Angel

Nov 17 , 2022

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Luck. A stroke of luck. A lucky streak. Good luck. Down on your luck. Unlucky. Bad luck. You can have the luck of the Irish. The luck of the dev...

Our Mint Mark

Our Mint Mark

Nov 17 , 2022

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The East India Company was formally created in 1600 with a royal charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I. Before long a ‘Merchant’s Mark’ was created ...

The Faerie Queene

The Faerie Queene

Oct 25 , 2022

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The East India Company Collection’s new Faerie Queene coin series sees this epic medieval tale of honour, chivalry, love and virtue reimagined by o...

Una & The Lion

Una & The Lion

Jun 13 , 2022

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The East India Company Collections celebrated ‘Una & the Lion’ silver and gold coin collection features designs by one of the world’s great coi...

Tea Breaks & Tea Ladies

Tea Breaks & Tea Ladies

Jun 09 , 2022

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In the early years of the 1600s, The East India Company was run out of the private residence. When East India House was opened as the new Headquart...

A Short Story about EIC

A Short Story about EIC

Jun 09 , 2022

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3.5 billion. That’s the number of pages returned today for a Google search of The East India Company. It’s also approximately the number of people ...

Still dunking after all these years

Still dunking after all these years

Jun 08 , 2022

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There has always been a good reason to dunk a biscuit. The Romans dunked their bis-coctum [twice-baked] biscuits in wine to make them edible. Later...

The First Curry

The First Curry

Jun 08 , 2022

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The East India Company pioneers in India loved nothing more than enjoying a local curry with chutney. These ‘ordinary’ foods in India became exotic...

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