Tag Archives: The Royal Mint

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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RELEASED TODAY: 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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Will the Sir Isaac Newton 50p coin become more scarce than the Kew Gardens?

It’s been reported in the media this week that the Sir Isaac Newton coin will become the most scarce 50p in UK circulation. A number of outlets have suggested that only 375 coins will be released giving it a mintage figure 560 times less than … Continue reading

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