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Royal Mint Commemorates D-Day 75th Anniversary

The Royal Mint is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the remarkable D‐Day landings with a special new £2 commemorative coin.   On 6 June 1944, the Allies invaded Normandy in the largest amphibious assault in history. With a huge invasion … Continue reading

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Royal Mint issues first Matt-finish sovereign

Earlier this year, Britain’s Royal Mint announced the launch of the first BU sovereign having “a special Matt finish,” as opposed to the traditional Proof finish. The reverse of the 2019-dated, 22.05 mm, 7.98 g, .9167 fine gold coin shows … Continue reading

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Great British Coin Hunt 2019 underway

Last year, Britain’s Royal Mint sparked a nationwide coin hunt. It put into circulation 26 new 10-pence coins. Each bore a different letter of the alphabet accompanied by an appropriate A-Z design. Collectors and, importantly, a host of new collectors … Continue reading

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Four coin designs honor Tower of London

For 953 years, Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London has stood on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It was constructed on the orders of William I shortly after his 1066 … Continue reading

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