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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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Royal Mail honours eight former British prime ministers on new stamps

On 14th October Royal Mail issued the first ever set of special stamps to honour eight former British Prime Ministers of the past 200 years. Together they create an intriguing snapshot of Britain’s political history over the last 250 years. Margaret … Continue reading

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