Tag Archives: Commemorative Coin

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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The history of the British crown coin…

Today crown coins are usually issued to mark special occasions of national importance and are intended to be commemoratives rather than ordinary circulation coins. But they have seen some significant changes over the decades… The British crown first appeared during … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the new Longest Reigning Monarch £5 Coin

This week a new £5 coin will be issued to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming our longest reigning monarch on 9th September. One of the very first coins has been issued by Jersey and I’ve been given exclusive access to go behind-the-scenes for … Continue reading

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