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January 2009's News

Design a coin for 2012

Design a coin for 2012 The Royal Mint has just launched their latest initiative and this one looks like it could well prove very popular indeed! The idea is that the public are to design 29 new reverses for the 50p piece - these coins will then be issued, one a month starting in March next year. the "general" public have… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 14 January 2009 by Phil Mussell
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A quarter sovereign!

Back in 1853 two pattern quarter sovereigns were produced - the coin was never generally issued though and those patterns are the only quarter sovereigns we've ever had - until now that is! In February the Royal mint will issue just 10,000 quarter sovereigns - depicting the classic Pistrucci… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 2 January 2009 by Phil Mussell
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