Author Archives: Yasmin Britton

Here’s when the new Jane Austen £10 banknote is being released…

Today, on the 200th Anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, The Bank of England officially revealed the new £10 polymer banknote in a ceremony at Winchester Cathedral – the burial place of Jane Austen.  What does it look like? The new £10 note features … Continue reading

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The Royal Mint has just announced the release of a brand new UK Prince Philip coin

The Royal Mint has just announced the release of a brand new UK coin that pays tribute to Prince Philip and his 70 years of service. On 4th May this year, Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Canada has just released the world’s first glow-in-the-dark coin into circulation…

Today Canada turns 150. To celebrate, The Royal Canadian Mint has released a once-in-a-life-time set of coins highlighting this milestone event in Canadian history. And one of them glows in the dark! The new two-dollar coin, (or toonie), celebrates the wonders of Canada … Continue reading

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