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Pobjoy Mint Raises Funds For Australia with New Coin

The Pobjoy Mint is releasing a new Preserve the Planet Coin on behalf of the government of Niue. The effects that the fires in Australia have had are numerous. Since July of last year, nearly 30 people have lost their … Continue reading

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Labours of Hercules Returns to Gibraltar

by Thomas Michael Back in 1997, the Pobjoy Mint began producing a series of coins for Gibraltar which featured the Twelve Labours of Hercules. At the time, those coins were pretty popular. They had everything going for them. They were … Continue reading

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The Turtle Series Comes to an End

by Thomas Michiel The final coin in the British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence Turtle series has been released. Featuring the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle swimming upward to the right on its reverse, this fifth and last coin in 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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Turtles Galore

Pobjoy Mint has recently released its third coin in the 50p Turtles Series on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory, a Leatherback turtle coin. Sea turtles have an amazing ability to navigate back to the area where they were born. … Continue reading

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Second penguin series completed

In August, Pobjoy Mint launched a second five-coin series celebrating the penguins of the Falkland Islands – the penguin capital of the world. Since then, one coin has been released each month. The series is now complete. Each coin is … Continue reading

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British Royal Mint commemoratives thrive

Perhaps the number of coins needed in circulation is declining, but as this proves to be true, the British Royal Mint is using its otherwise unused capacity to increase the number of commemorative coins it produces. There has been a … Continue reading

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Second penguin series begins

In early August, Pobjoy Mint announced a second five-coin series celebrating the penguins of the Falkland Islands, long known as the penguin capital of the world. As with the 2017 series, five seven-sided, 27.30 mm, 8.00 g cupronickel 50p will … Continue reading

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