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U.S. and Royal Mint Collaborate on ‘Mayflower’ Coin Designs

The United States Mint and The Royal Mint have collaborated to create two limited-edition sets marking the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage, the Mint announced in a Sept. 3 release. The story of the Mayflower is one that connects multiple communities, … Continue reading

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New Brexit Coin Released Today

Today, on Jan. 31, the Royal Mint released its new 50p coin in observance of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. On the reverse of the coin is the phrase, “Peace, Prosperity and Friendship with all nations,” along … 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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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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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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Colorized snowman on coin from UK

In 1978, English author Raymond Briggs published his children’s picture book “The Snowman™”. This story of a boy’s snowman that came to life was told through pictures and proved an instant hit. Five years later, the storyline was adapted into … Continue reading

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Coins of Christmas present

Back in September, it seemed the world’s mints might be issuing a smaller number of coins to mark the 2018 Christmas/Holiday Season than last year. Come October, the situation changed rapidly. Those looking for a Christmas gift for the numismatist … Continue reading

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