Category Archives: Coins

Precious paper – the first and last £5 paper banknote…

Later this year, a brand new banknote will enter circulation, but this banknote will be unlike any other seen before…  It wasn’t until 1793 that the first five pound note came into existence. The £5 denomination, known as the ‘white fiver’ … Continue reading

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Hidden treasure – five fascinating discoveries…

I guess for any coin collector – certainly metal detectorists, the excitement of uncovering hidden treasures are what dreams are made of. That was certainly the case for these five discoveries – from losing a hammer and finding a hoard … Continue reading

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£500,000 raised for The Royal British Legion

The Westminster Collection has reached an incredible fundraising milestone having raised £500,000 for The Royal British Legion. The Westminster Collection has raised the staggering amount since 2008 through the sale of commemorative remembrance-themed coins, honouring the lives of those who made … Continue reading

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