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September 2017 Video Newsletter

September has been a great month for Change Checkers! The Bank of England released a new UK bank note into circulation. The Royal Mint also released a new 50p and £2 coin and we were lucky enough to interview a Royal Mint coin designer. Watch as Yasmin … Continue reading

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Will the Sir Isaac Newton 50p coin become more scarce than the Kew Gardens?

It’s been reported in the media this week that the Sir Isaac Newton coin will become the most scarce 50p in UK circulation. A number of outlets have suggested that only 375 coins will be released giving it a mintage figure 560 times less than … Continue reading

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How does it feel to design the UK’s newest circulation coin? I caught up with Aaron West to find out.

Aaron West is part of the design team for The Royal Mint and is responsible for designing the latest coin released into circulation, the Sir Isaac Newton 50p. This is the second circulation coin designed by Aaron, the first being the very … Continue reading

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