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The medal 30 years in the making…

With the Battle of Waterloo reaching its 200th Anniversary this year, I have come across some fascinating commemoratives which have been issued to mark the historic event. However, there was one in particular that really caught my eye and has … Continue reading

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Battle of Waterloo commemorative issued… by France!

This year will mark the bi-centennial anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. But, despite Napoleon’s defeat taking place a distant 200 years ago, it seems that it is still a delicate subject for the French… or is it? In March, … Continue reading

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The “100 Poppies Coin” raises over £131,000 for The Royal British Legion

The ‘100 Poppies’ Coin, launched by The Westminster Collection in partnership with The Royal British Legion last October has now raised over £131,000. Since 2008, The Westminster Collection, has created a unique commemorative poppy-themed coin each year to honour those … Continue reading

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