Author Archives: Ian Glen

Why the Queen & Prince Philip are literally 1 in a million (and Google doesn’t even know the answer)…

Google has the answer to everything.  Well actually not quite everything, it seems… That’s because when I sat down to write this blog about the Queen and Prince Philip’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary in November this year, I thought it would … Continue reading

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How the Poppy Coin has raised over £450,000 for The Royal British Legion

As the distributor of the annual Poppy Coin we are proud to continue supporting The Royal British Legion each year. The coins, which have often included colour or gold-plated elements, are some of the most innovative pieces struck for collectors … 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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