Tag Archives: Coin Collecting

Why you should be collecting £5 Coins

We’re often asked by Change Checkers what can they collect once they’ve completed their collections of 50ps, £1s and £2s. Quite simply, there’s only one answer. £5 coins.  These are my reasons why: 1. A Treasure Hunt In the past, … Continue reading

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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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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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