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The story behind the official 2016 ‘Lest We Forget’ Poppy Coin

The official new Poppy Coin has just been issued in support of The Royal British Legion, and this year it is especially poignant. 2016 is a milestone year as it marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, … Continue reading

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£500,000 raised for The Royal British Legion

The Westminster Collection has reached an incredible fundraising milestone having raised £500,000 for The Royal British Legion. The Westminster Collection has raised the staggering amount since 2008 through the sale of commemorative remembrance-themed coins, honouring the lives of those who made … Continue reading

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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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