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Queen's fifth coin portrait revealed by The Royal Mint

Posted: 02 Mar 2015

The Royal Mint has revealed the fifth coin portrait of Her Majesty the Queen, and details of the winning coin designer - the first Royal Mint engraver chosen to create a definitive royal coinage portrait in over 100 years.

The Era of Sail - clipper ships stamps from Australia Post

Posted: 23 Feb 2015

Australia celebrates the history of four of its most celebrated clipper ships in a new issue of four stamps.

Rare China Imperial Dragons stamps found in attic

Posted: 16 Feb 2015

A group of scarce 1882 Chinese 5-candarin Imperial Dragon stamps, thought to be worth at least £250,000, have been discovered in an attic in the Cotswolds, snapped up at auction by British stamp dealer Allan Grant of Rushstamps, and are now set to be sold in Hong Kong.

Royal Mint issues £2 Royal Navy coin as part of World War I commemorations

Posted: 15 Feb 2015

The Royal Mint has issued a new £2 coin in three different precious metals as part of its World War I centenary commemorations.

Paddington Bear features on new Isle of Man coin

Posted: 13 Feb 2015

A new coin by Pobjoy mint on behalf of the Isle of Man features one of the world's best-loved bears - Paddington.

Vatican Post celebrates the International Year of Light with Michelangelo stamp

Posted: 12 Feb 2015

Vatican Post is to mark the International Year of Light and Light Based Technologies with a stamp featuring a Michelangelo fresco which shows God bringing light to the world.

Jury announced for London 2015 exhibition

Posted: 30 Jan 2015

The Jury has been announced for London 2015 EUROPHILEX, the international stamp exhibition being held at the Business Design Centre in London on 13 to 16 May.

The Royal Mint reveals date for the unveiling of the fifth coinage portrait of the Queen

Posted: 26 Jan 2015

The Royal Mint has revealed the date of the unveiling of the fifth coinage portrait of the Queen.

New Royal Canadian Mint coin marks 200th anniversary of the birth of Sir John A Macdonald

Posted: 23 Jan 2015

Royal Canadian Mint marks the 200th birth anniversary of Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A Macdonald.


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