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Pride without prejudice – how Jane Austen came to appear on our coins and banknotes in 2017.

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 … Continue reading

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A work of art – Latvia’s innovative ‘Earth’ Coin

Latvia has issued an innovative new coin. So unique in fact, it is considered a work of art. Not only is the design beautiful, from a technological point of view, it is hard to fault; mainly because the coin is translucent. The ‘Earth’ … Continue reading

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The New 12-sided £1 Coin: All the facts

It has been confirmed that the new 12-sided £1 coin will enter circulation in less than 12 weeks time. 28th March 2017 is sure to become a historic day as we welcome the new coin which has been billed to become … Continue reading

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