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How well do you know your coins?

Half of Britons don’t know their own coins – well that’s what the Royal Mint says… A recent survey commissioned by the Royal Mint suggests that the British population has very little idea about the coins they use every day. … Continue reading

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Why you should be Checking your Change

 I expect that, like me, you were brought up to “check your change”.  But it has never meant more than now. Last year, the Royal Mint launched twenty-nine 50p coins into circulation, one for each of the Olympic disciplines.  The … Continue reading

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Do you own a scarce Olympic 50p?

** UPDATED 4th MARCH – FIND OUT WHO’S NOW ON TOP ** 29 million Olympic 50p coins have been released into circulation by the Royal Mint and, as already reported, as many as 75% have been removed from circulation. But … Continue reading

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