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The rise in popularity of the 50p and the end of an era…

Posted by Hannah Meneghini-Relf on

The 50p coin has undoubtedly become the collector’s favourite and Britain’s most collectable coin. And whilst there were hints of rising popularity before (Kew Gardens and the Olympics 50p coins top of the list), it wasn’t until a mischievous little bunny appeared on the coins that things really kicked off. And with it came a whole new dawn of collecting, and a new generation of collectors. The First Peter Rabbit 50p In 2016, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of Britain’s most revered authors: Beatrix Potter. Of course, she wasn’t just an author she was also...

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New coins issued to commemorate the three leaders who inspired an Allied victory

Posted by David Whittaker on

2019 marks 75 years since the Normandy Landings which took place on 6th June 1944, also known as D-Day. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front and the subsequent liberation of Nazi-controlled Europe. Three of the most influential people during Operation Neptune (AKA D-DAY), and World War II in its entirety, were Winston Churchill, General Bernard Montgomery and of course, King George VI. Each of these historical figures played a vital role in the Allied victory and delivering speeches that inspired the nation and boosted morale...

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Prince George's fifth birthday marked with unprecedented new UK coin

Posted by Robin Parkes on

Not only is Prince George very lucky, he has created an unexpected collecting opportunity which may well not be repeated until 2054.

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