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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland £5 coin

12 July 2021

The Royal Mint has unveiled the first official Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland coin collection inspired by the much-loved illustrations of the original book.

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Equestrian 50p presented to Olympian
Taya Pobjoy, Mint Master and Head of Pobjoy Mint Ltd, recently met Oliver Townend, British eventing rider, and presented…
09 July 2021
New 50p guides available to download
The team behind the website have launched two new 50p guides to help you with your collection, and…
05 July 2021
£2 error coin fetches £420
A 'double strike' £2 coin has sold for £420 on eBay after 28 bids, prompting the sale of the coin to be reported in the…
05 July 2021
NGC celebrates 50 million coins, tokens and medals certified
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) was founded in 1987 to provide a grading service for coins, tokens and medals.…
02 July 2021
York Coin Fair CANCELLED
The York Stamp & Coin Fair, scheduled to take place on 16 and 17 July, has now been cancelled due to ongoing social…
30 June 2021
New polymer £50 note released
The Bank of England have issued the new polymer £50 note, featuring a portrait of pioneering mathematician Alan Turing,…
23 June 2021
Team GB 50p finally available
The Royal Mint has unveiled the official Team GB commemorative 50p, originally intended to be issued in 2020, to honour…
21 June 2021
Gold coin dates back to Black Death
A rare Edward III gold coin, which is thought to have been lost in the aftermath of the Black Death, has been found by a…
20 June 2021

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