Tag Archives: 2017

The new 12-Sided £1 is already a collecting sensation – and it’s not even out yet!

The new 12-sided £1 has grabbed the headlines this week as collector’s really can’t wait to get their hands on one. In fact, the new coins are proving to be so popular that people are willing to pay way over their face value … Continue reading

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The Sapphire Jubilee – a first in British Royal history

This year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her Sapphire Jubilee – the first ever British monarch in history to do so. It is the first Sapphire Jubilee to be celebrated in British Royal history and as you can imagine … Continue reading

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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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