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New coin issued to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday

On 21st April, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her 90th birthday – the first British monarch ever to do so. In honour of the occasion a new coin has been issued – featuring a specially commissioned one-year-only birthday portrait. The coin … Continue reading

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Your guide to buying a silver bullion coin

Bullion coins are some of the most sought-after coins in the world, often selling out and causing stock shortages at major national mints. So what do you get for your money? And why should you buy one? Well the key … Continue reading

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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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