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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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How Gordon Brown saved the UK from a “Finnish Coin Disaster”

Less than 24 hours after the designs were unveiled, The Mint of Finland have scrapped designs for a program of coins marking the nation’s independence centennial. The coin caused uproar on social media after the design, which appeared to show an execution … Continue reading

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50p “Scarcity Index” Launched – discover which UK 50p coins are the most collectable

Can’t wait – click here to reveal the UK’s “scarcest” 50p coin Change Checker has launched the 50p “Scarcity Index”, which tracks which circulating 50p coins are the most scarce and collectable.  The index uses a unique combination of mintage, … Continue reading

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