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New UK £5 coin issued to celebrate Her Majesty’s 70th Wedding Anniversary

On the 20th November, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh will celebrate their Platinum Wedding Anniversary – that’s an incredible 70 years of marriage (or 25,568 days to be exact) and a first in British royal … 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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Who was King Canute and why is he on the new UK £5?

Today marks 1,000 years since the coronation of King Canute and to mark the anniversary, The Royal Mint have issued a brand new UK £5 coin. But who was King Canute? Hailed the ‘king of all England’ 50 years before the … Continue reading

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