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New designs for 2006

Posted on Mon, 14 November 2005 by Phil Mussell - General News, Coin News

The Royal Mint have just announced their new 2006 Coin designs - these include two 50 pences celebrating the 150th anniversary of the VC, the "Egyptian Arch" (Northern Irish) £1 coin, two new £2 coins commemorating the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of Britain's most famous and accomplished engineers; and a new £5 crown to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's 80th birthday