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New deputy master for Royal Mint

Ann Jessopp

For the first time in over a thousand years, Britain’s Royal Mint has a woman as its Deputy Master and chief executive.

The appointment of Anne Jessopp to these roles was announced Feb. 19 by Robert Jenrick, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury.

Her first ceremonial role will be to lead this year’s Trial of the Pyx.

 

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