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Mint Enters the Coin Business

Mints have been in the business of selling as well as manufacturing coins for centuries. The United States Mint at one time sold individual proof coins directly to collectors. At a later date, the mint began issuing Mint and Proof … Continue reading

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The Band, Queen, To Be Celebrated on UK Coin

The Royal Mint has announced the iconic band, Queen, will be celebrated with the launch of a commemorative coin collection, making it the first time that a British band has been celebrated on UK coinage. Available from today, the design … Continue reading

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British Mint: Bigger is Better

The British Royal Mint (BRM) has joined an exclusive club. The mint recently issued a 5-kilo (2.205 pounds or 35.274 ounces) gold coin with a face value of 5,000 pounds. This is one of the largest coins ever produced. The … Continue reading

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British Mint Withdraws Brexit Coins

In an unprecedented and historic move, the British Royal Mint announced on several days notice that the British Brexit commemorative 50-pence coin anticipated to be dated and issued Oct. 31 will not be released. All existing examples were ordered to … Continue reading

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Lots of British Round Pounds Missing

The ‘round pound,’ the ‘Maggie,’ or whatever you may want to call it, Britain’s round £1 coin has been replaced by a 12-sided coin meant to deter counterfeiters. Since the round coin has been declared redundant by the Bank of … Continue reading

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British Mint Issues Scarce Coins

In a recent interview with The CDN Monthly Greysheeet US Mint Director David J. Ryder said, “I have to create products they [young collectors] can actually collect at a reasonable price and put in their pockets.” Perhaps so, but any … Continue reading

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