Category Archives: First World War

My top 7 most extraordinary coins of 2014

Last year was a vintage year for coin collecting.  We saw technological advances, new minting techniques and even a stampede to own the year’s standout US gold coin. In light of this I thought you’d like a rundown of my … Continue reading

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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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The story behind the Winston Churchill £5 Coin

This year a brand new £5 coin has been issued to commemorate Sir Winston Churchill, and it features a never-seen-before effigy of the great man. Designed by renowned sculptor and artist David Cornell FRSA, the new portrait shows a defiant Churchill in … Continue reading

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