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200 years of the Sovereign. The UK’s First Ever Gold Proof Piedfort Sovereign.

Update, 27th June: It has now been confirmed that the Gold Proof Piedfort Sovereign has completely SOLD OUT at the Mint, in just 24 HOURS. It’s still available at The Westminster Collection, click here >> 2017 marks the bicentenary of the ‘modern’ Gold … Continue reading

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The coins behind the Ancient Greek myths…

Ancient Greek civilisation provided the foundations for Western culture. One of the empire’s most recognised legacies is Greek mythology, which had an extensive influence on arts and literature in the West. Greek myths tended to describe the lives of Greek Gods … Continue reading

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“Penny not at top of agenda” – President Obama joins the debate

The man responsible for the world’s biggest economy blamed too many more pressing issues when questioned  on why the US is still spending millions minting its penny when other countries have got rid of it.   But during the recent … Continue reading

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