Category Archives: Coins

The “100 Poppies Coin” raises over £131,000 for The Royal British Legion

The ‘100 Poppies’ Coin, launched by The Westminster Collection in partnership with The Royal British Legion last October has now raised over £131,000. Since 2008, The Westminster Collection, has created a unique commemorative poppy-themed coin each year to honour those … Continue reading

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Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip honour Battle of Britain heroes today

The Queen visited Kent today where she opened the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s new visitor centre at Capel-Le-Ferne near Folkestone. The new centre, built in the style of a Spitfire’s wings, is aimed at educating and informing visitors about … Continue reading

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Portraits of a Queen – which is Britain’s favourite?

With the new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II due to be revealed on Monday, I thought I’d revisit a blog I posted in 2013, which saw the 60th anniversary of the Queen on our coinage. Back then you voted Mary … Continue reading

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