British coins

Articles on British coins, including Roman coins, Celtic coins, pre-decimal and modern GB coins

To celebrate the London 2012 Olympics, The Royal Mint issued 29 50p coins, each depicting a different Olympic ...

17/02/2018

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The Kew Gardens 50p coin, issued in 2009, is the rarest UK 50p circulation coin due to the low mintage by The ...

08/02/2018

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Richard Kelleher spotlights the collection of the British Museum’s Department of Coins and Medals with a coin from ...

29/01/2018

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Dr Andrew Woods, Curator of Numismatics, York Museums Trust, discusses the Wold Newton hoard, recently found and ...

24/01/2018

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The Royal Mint has unveiled the new coin designs for 2017 with the new £1 coin amongst the highlights for coin ...

01/01/2017

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The latest coin in the Isle of Man’s Christmas Angels series has been issued by Pobjoy Mint. ...

18/10/2016

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The Chancellor George Osborne recently unveiled the reverse of the forthcoming dodecagon £1 coin, set to enter ...

10/04/2015

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Often described as the ‘bible’ of English coins, the renowned Coins of England & The United Kingdom catalogue has ...

08/12/2014

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The British Musesum Coins and Medals department is home to one of the world's finest numismatic collections and it ...

01/03/2014

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When Queen Elizabeth came to the throne England’s economy was in a terrible state, prompting the new monarch to ...

15/07/2013

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