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Coin News: New look for our coinage

Latest Coin News Issue:
New look for our coinage
Issue #408 / April, 2015

In this issue:

  • New coinage portrait
    The new effigy revealed
  • Israel’s largest hoard of gold coins
    Divers discover hidden treasure
  • The coins and notes of WWI—Part VI
    Gallipoli remembered
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Coin News Headlines

New look for our coinageMon, 23 March 2015
On the Face of it

Well it’s here!— the new portrait of Her Majesty the Queen that will grace the UK’s coinage for the foreseeable future. This, the fifth and most probably final portrait of Her Majesty (well she is 88 and the last portrait was unveiled 17 years ago so another is...
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The new £1 CoinWed, 18 March 2015
The reverse design of the new 12-sided £1 coin has been unveiled!
Designed by 15 Year Old David Pearce the new look reverse was selected from over 6,000 entries in a public competition. It incorporates four national "plant" symbols of the constituent countries of the United...
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Britannia's backFri, 27 February 2015
The Royal Mint today (February 27) announced a return for that beloved icon Britannia to our circulating coinage. A rather fetching design has been unveiled for the 2015 £2 coin which, presumably, will also feature the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen
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Lasting LegacyMon, 23 February 2015
Picture this…

YOU’RE probably reading this “Comment” at the end of February 2015 (with our new email magazine even overseas readers get to see COIN NEWS before the end of the month preceding the cover date!), which means you won’t have seen the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen that...
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In memory of AbbeyTues, 10 February 2015
As many of you know our friend and colleague Abbey passed away in November following a brave fight against breast cancer. On April 26 of this year, Klara,  Abbey's best friend, and another of the Token Team, is running the London Marathon in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign and is keen...
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