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How the new Battle of the Somme £5 Coin is set to raise important funds for The Royal British Legion

One Battle.  One million casualties. Nothing represents the suffering of World War I more than the Battle of the Somme, which sees its 100th anniversary on 1st July. It’s appropriate, therefore, that the new Guernsey £5 coin, officially distributed by … Continue reading

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The story behind the new ‘100 Poppies’ coin

On Friday 10th October the new ‘100 Poppies’ coin was released, and the distinctive design has been turning heads. Commemorative coins have been issued in support of the Royal British Legion since 2008, some of them even struck in the famous poppy shape.  But this … Continue reading

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