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200 years of the Sovereign. Part VI: The UK’s Premier Gold Coin

2017 sees the Gold Sovereign’s bicentenary, and to mark the occasion a special one-year-only design has been unveiled, recreating Pistrucci’s original 1817 engraving. It’s a truly fitting tribute and acknowledges the rich history of the coin which I’ve been exploring … Continue reading

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Prince George to appear on a British Stamp for the first time

Prince George appears on a British 1st class stamp issued 21st April 2016 – the first time he will be pictured on our post.  The new stamp is part of a special miniature sheet issued to commemorate the Queen’s 90th Birthday, and … Continue reading

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SIX Remarkable Commemoratives that Celebrate Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday

This year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first ever British monarch to celebrate her 90th birthday. This significant moment in history will certainly be one to remember. So I’ve compiled a list of my six favourite commemoratives for you to peruse. In my opinion … Continue reading

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