Tag Archives: Commemorative Coin

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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Coin of the Year – the results!

The results are in and I can now reveal your top 3 coin designs of the year! 3rd place – The Guernsey 2014 First World War Centenary £5 Coin2nd Place – The UK 2014 Lord Kitchener £2 Coin And the winner…. 1st Place … Continue reading

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The 50th anniversary of the most reproduced image in the world

50 years ago in 1964 Her Majesty the Queen approved a new portrait for her coinage, and set in motion a chain of events that led to the creation of the most reproduced image in the world. The portrait in … Continue reading

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