Category Archives: Coin Info

A History of the 50p Coin

Today marks 20 years since the small 50p was first released into circulation. To celebrate this anniversary we’ve taken a look back at the history of the 50p over the last 48 years… You can download our infographic in a handy … 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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Round £1 Coin transition date sooner than expected!

The Royal Mint initially predicted that the number of new 12-sided £1 coins in circulation would overtake the Round £1 Coin by August this year. However, due to the amount of coins that have already been returned, 8 million in total, … Continue reading

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