Tag Archives: Royal Mint

Just Discovered: Rare “Inverted Effigy” £2 Coin

The Royal Mint has confirmed the existence of a small number of rare Inverted Effigy £2 Britannia coins. 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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