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April 2008's News

Jonny Wilkinson on a £5 note...?

Yes it's true - 500 of these special Travelex notes are being given away to anyone who uses a Travelex currency exchange shop to buy Euros in Heathrow's Terminal 5. The Tfiver uses Jonny, England's Rugby World cup winning drop-goal scorer, as he's one of their brand Ambassadors and it's redeemable… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 29 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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Coming to Harrogate?

This Friday and Saturday (25 and 26) sees the return of the "Harrogate Show" held in the beautiful setting of the Garden Room at the Old Swan Hotel. With a number of big name dealers attending and Harrogate itself being such a pleasant Georgian Spa town there are far worse ways to wile away a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 21 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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Harrogate - next week

The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate once again hosts what used to be COINEX North but is now, successfully, run by Simon Monks. The fair takes place on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 in the "Garden Room" of this wonderful old hotel and with many big-name dealers coming it will be well worth the trip. … Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 18 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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New designs - the reaction

There have been some interesting stories coming from the National media regarding our new coinage - the Daily Telegraph called a number of dealers (and us) the day of the launch in order to try and find someone prepared to put a negative spin on the whole thing and the BBC's on-line magazine has… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 15 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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The missing penny - Radio 4 today!

The story of the 1933 penny is well known - but Phil our Marketing Director finds out a few things even seasoned numismatists may not know. Listen to the programme at 2.45pm today straight after Gardener's Question time! Read more or leave comments Posted on Sun, 13 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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Listen out....

Phil our Marketing director is on Radio 4 tomorrow - talking about the 1933 penny! He's interviewing one or two people some of you may know as well..... 2.45pm Radio 4 - straight after Gardener's Question time Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 12 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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The new designs - what do we think?

So they've been unveiled, the designs that will grace the reverses of British coinage in years to come. In a bold move on the part of the Royal Mint the new coins no longer depict a complete image on each one (with the exception of the 1 coin) but instead make up a "jigsaw puzzle" with the picture… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 3 April 2008 by Jen Welch
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New coins released!

New coins released! All circulating coins, with the exception of the 2 coin, will bear the new designs. A different detail from the shield of the Royal Arms is shown on the reverse of the 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p and 50p coins and when placed together the coins reveal the complete shield. This is the first time that a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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Twenty pence coin

Twenty pence coin Twenty pence coin depicting the middle right-hand section of the shield. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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The new Fifty pence coin

The new Fifty pence coin Fifty pence coin showing the bottom of the shield. Note that the coin is actually upside down, with the point of the heptagon now at the bottom. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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The 10p

The 10p Ten pence coin showing two of the three lions of England. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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Goodbye to the thistle - the new Five pence coin

Goodbye to the thistle - the new Five pence coin Five pence coin--- the very centre of the shield. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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What? No Feathers? The new 2p

What? No Feathers? The new 2p Two pence coin depicting the Scottish lion Rampant. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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One penny

One penny One penny coin, the very top of the Irish harp. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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One pound coin - seem familiar?

One pound coin - seem familiar? One pound coin: "the jigsaw box lid". The picture is complete. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Alyson Thomas
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Interview with the designer.....

Interview with the designer..... New 2008 reverse British coin designs, congratulations to Matthew Dent of London (pictured). On this day, the 2nd April 2008, 10:30 am precisely, the world (yes, I believe this story will be covered by the international press) will have the opportunity to see the winning reverse designs for the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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It's today!!!!

At 10.30 this morning the new designs for Britain's circulating coinage will be unveiled - COIN NEWS will be at the official launch of the coins taking place at the Tower of London and we aim to have the images on this website ASAP - look out after half ten! Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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New designs - tomorrow!

Britain's new coin designs are launched tomorrow! See them here first - we'll have images up on this site within minutes of them being unveiled - check back here after 10.30am tomorrow! And no this is no April fool...... Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 1 April 2008 by Phil Mussell
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