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Royal Mint strikes Maundy Money for ancient Easter ceremony

17 Apr 2014
Maundy Thursday is familiar to many as the Thursday before Easter
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Easter coin collecting

15 Apr 2014
Parents looking for an affordable, educational and engaging activity to keep their kids entertained this Easter holidays don’t realise that they may already have the answer lying in their pocket or purse.
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Queen Anne Precious Metal Proof Coin Range

10 Apr 2014
The Royal Mint has revealed precious metal variants of the 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne 2014 UK £5 coin.
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The Royal Mint strikes silver coins from seventy year old sunken bullion

04 Apr 2014
In a move likely to capture the imagination of anyone partial to tales of shipwrecks, SS Gairsoppa Britannia Quarter-Ounce Silver Coins are now available direct from The Royal Mint.
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The Royal Mint to manufacture modern new £1 coin

19 Mar 2014

Today George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, revealed that HM Treasury believes there is a strong case for introducing a new £1 coin

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