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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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Take a look at the history of the British crown coin…

Discover the journey of the crown coin and how it became the UK’s flagship £5 commemorative coin… For more information about the history of the crown coin click here. Click here to download your own printable version of The History of the Crown Coin.

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Royal Mint announces new coin themes for 2015

2015 is set to be something of a momentous year for coin collectors, with five significant anniversaries to be commemorated next year. They are: £2 – The 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta 2015 marks 800 years since the signing of … Continue reading

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