Tag Archives: Silver Coin

The Story Behind the new Longest Reigning Monarch £5 Coin

This week a new £5 coin will be issued to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming our longest reigning monarch on 9th September. One of the very first coins has been issued by Jersey and I’ve been given exclusive access to go behind-the-scenes for … Continue reading

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My top 7 most extraordinary coins of 2014

Last year was a vintage year for coin collecting.  We saw technological advances, new minting techniques and even a stampede to own the year’s standout US gold coin. In light of this I thought you’d like a rundown of my … Continue reading

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2014 Year of the “Mule”: the Royal Mint confirms Lunar Year and Britannia striking errors

If you own the 2014 Year of the Horse Lunar Silver Coin or the 2014 Britannia coin, I suggest you go and dig them out before you read any more.  That’s because it’s just possible that you are sitting on … Continue reading

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