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New £5 coin honours Elton John

06 July 2020

The Royal Mint has announced that Elton John, one of Britain's most successful artists of all time, will be celebrated on a new commemorative coin.

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12 May 2020
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11 May 2020
Coin designer column: Everyone loves a good story
In his latest column, Matt Bowen, engraver at the Royal Canadian Mint, explains how the coins he has worked on have…
10 May 2020
Coin Investments in Troubled Times
Stock markets globally have depreciated over $6 billion since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. With such…
06 May 2020
Gardener finds Edward III groat while weeding raspberries
A university lecturer has found a rare, 600-year-old silver groat from the time of Edward III, whilst out gardening, in…
29 April 2020
Royal Mint make masks for NHS
The Royal Mint are making 1.9 million medical visors exclusively for the NHS in England and Wales to help protect…
28 April 2020
Online exhibition explores Late Medieval Eastern Mediterranean coinage
The online exhibition "A Pound of Whatever Silver He Pleases: History and Economy in the Late Medieval Eastern…
26 April 2020
Coin auctions raising money for NHS
Auctioneers Dix Noonan Webb are donating 5% of their Buyer’s Premium to NHS Charities Together.
22 April 2020

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