Have you worked out your Christmas TV schedule yet? Is there a Bond movie on? Maybe you’ll just be tuning in to the Boxing Day football. None of it would have been possible without John Logie Baird. The Royal Mint issued a coin celebrating his life and achievements this year and it featured an exceptional […]
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UK’s FIRST Royal 50p DESIGN REVEALED
Earlier this year, an announcement by Royal Proclamation confirmed that a 50p coin will be used to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic Platinum Jubilee. The Royal Mint have confirmed this coin will be released individually on the 6th January 2022. They have also officially revealed the reverse design: Paying tribute to Her Majesty’s record-breaking reign the elegant […]
The surprising link between Winnie the Pooh and the Queen
One is the longest reigning monarch our country has ever seen, a royal figurehead the likes of which we will never see again. The other is a beloved children’s book character that became a Disney icon. So why are people talking about Queen Elizabeth II and Winnie the Pooh in the same breath this year? […]
Will this be another record-breaking Winnie the Pooh Collectable?
The official UK Winnie the Pooh 50p Coin has just been released and I think it will become the most collectable 50p ever. There is something about the friendly little bear that made the world fall in love with him from his very first appearance and we can’t get enough of collectables featuring him and […]
Just announced: Brand new Winnie the Pooh 50p series!
The Royal Mint have just announced a brand new 50p series to be released on Wednesday 23rd September 2020. If that isn’t enough to get you excited, these 50p coins will feature characters from Britain’s favourite book series; Winnie the Pooh. As of the Royal Proclamation on 24th July 2020, a series of 50p designs, […]
The most talked about coin of all time?
One coin has dominated discussion over the last few months, probably more than any other coin I can remember. And those discussions are not just limited to coin collecting circles and online forums. This has been headline news. Now it’s here. Let me explain why I think this is such an important coin now and […]