Category Archives: General info

Change Checker Encyclopedia- Coin terminology made easy!

          The thing we love about coin collecting is that anybody can do it…but, we’re aware that to those who are not seasoned collectors, some of the terminology can be a bit daunting. So we decided … Continue reading

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Not everybody is happy with Jane Austen’s ‘makeover’ on the new £10 note

2017 marks 200 years since the death of Jane Austen– one of the best-loved English novelists of all time. And to celebrate such an inspirational female figure, both The Royal Mint and the Bank of England have chosen to honour … Continue reading

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2016 mintage figures just released!

The Royal Mint have just released the mintage figures for the 2016 dated circulation coins. These are the new figures: WW1 Army £2 – 9,550,000 Shakespeare Comedies £2 – 4,335,000 Shakespeare Histories £2 – 4,615,000 Shakespeare Tragedies £2 – 5,695,000 … Continue reading

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