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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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The coin that caused a modern day gold rush

People tripped, fell and were trampled on in the rush to get in line at the U.S. Mint in Denver on 7th August. They were all after one coin – the John F. Kennedy 50th Anniversary Gold Half Dollar. After … Continue reading

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£516,000 Gold Sovereign breaks auction record for a Royal Mint coin

It’s every collector’s dream to find a significant coin which is worth a fortune. And they don’t come any more significant than the Edward VIII Sovereign which has just smashed an auction record and netted £516,000. The incredibly rare 1937 … Continue reading

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