Category Archives: £5 coins

What are ‘The Queen’s Beasts’ and why do they feature on the new £5 coins?

This year The Royal Mint revealed a series of brand new base metal UK £5 coins featuring an intriguing range of creatures called the ‘Queen’s Beasts’. The release soon captured collector’s attention as the use of a bullion coin design on a … Continue reading

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Revealed: The UK’s rarest £5 Coin

It has now been revealed that the UK has a new ‘rarest’ £5 coin! The £5 coin that commemorates the last Stuart Queen,  has just become the rarest UK £5 coin – knocking the 2011 Prince Philip £5 off the top spot. … Continue reading

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The UK’s FIRST EVER Christmas £5 Coin

To celebrate the festive season this year, The Royal Mint has issued the FIRST EVER UK Christmas £5 coin. The Christmas tree plays a key role in festive traditions, from decorating with baubles to keeping presents around the tree and opening them, … Continue reading

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