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The Royal Mint continues to capture Paddington’s™ London adventures with two new coins

by The Royal Mint Following Paddington Bear’s debut on UK coins in 2018 to celebrate his 60th anniversary, The Royal Mint has unveiled two new 50p coins that continue to chronicle the friendly Peruvian bear’s adventures around London. First created … Continue reading

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World famous detective Sherlock Holmes™ to be commemorated on UK coin

The Royal Mint will be commemorating 160 years since the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with a coin dedicated to his most famous creation – the detective Sherlock Holmes. The sleuth’s profile, complete with pipe and deerstalker will appear … Continue reading

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The Royal Mint celebrates the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth with a special Strike on the Day Sovereign

No Names Author May 24 marked exactly 200 years after Queen Victoria’s birth. To celebrate this occasion, the Royal Mint is releasing a special Strike on the Day Sovereign. This is the first time a Strike on the Day Sovereign … 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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