In support of The Royal British Legion In 1976, Argentinian forces occupied the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. In response, for the first time since the Second World War, all branches of the British armed forces were deployed and within days a British task force set sail across the Atlantic. It was one of the […]
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Dissecting a Design: The coin with poppies growing out of it
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Royal British Legion, this remarkable coin features a 3D poppy on the reverse AND obverse. Officially launched in support of the Legion, its design is nothing short of remarkable. Just click on the points below to find out more. If you’re interested… We have managed to secure a just 100 of the […]
From a Defence Icon to a Numismatic Masterpiece
In support of The Royal British Legion ‘Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.’ Churchill 20 August 1940 Eighty years ago, from 10 July – 31 October 1940, Britain was forced to defend its shores against the onslaught of the German Luftwaffe that had already […]
Breaking News: The Official 2020 Remembrance Poppy Coins are here!
The official Royal British Legion Poppy Coin are one of the issues I look forward to seeing the most each year, not only are the designs always stunning, but 10% of every coin sold is donated to The Royal British Legion. Over the years, donations from the sales of these coins have contributed £1.1 million […]