Tag Archives: UK

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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Is there an even rarer version of the Navy £2 in circulation?

Change Checkers have been speculating whether there are two different design variations of the 2015 Navy £2 coin that was released into circulation a couple of months ago. This coin has already caused a stir in the collecting world as we … Continue reading

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