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Poll: which is your favourite 2017 coin design?

2017 is certainly an exciting year for Change Checkers with The Royal Mint releasing 9 new coins into circulation, each with their own distinctive design. We know that you love a new design so we thought we’d ask, which is your favourite? Let us know by voting in our … 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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First look: New Royal Mint UK coin designs for 2017

Every year The Royal Mint mark the year’s memorable events and anniversaries that capture the nation’s striking stories on circulating coins, and 2017 is no different. Today The Royal Mint have unveiled the new themes and designs for all the 2017 … Continue reading

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