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Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip honour Battle of Britain heroes today

The Queen visited Kent today where she opened the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s new visitor centre at Capel-Le-Ferne near Folkestone. The new centre, built in the style of a Spitfire’s wings, is aimed at educating and informing visitors about … 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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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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