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New 50p Coin to Celebrate Battle of Hastings Anniversary

The Royal Mint has unveiled a new 50p coin which marks the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings.

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New 50p Coin – 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings.

Source of Image: The Argus

Five million of the coins – depicting the fate of King Harold who was reputedly slain by an arrow through the eye – will make their way into the nation’s pockets over the next few weeks to commemorate the historic event.

Be sure to read more at the source: The Argus

Designers’ Inspiration Series: Battle of Britain 50p

The Royal Mint caught up with designers of the Battle of Britain 50p, Gary and Lee Breeze, at IWM Duxford to find out more about the inspiration for their design and how it feels to design the coin that marks this significant anniversary – the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

75th Ann. of the Battle of Britain 2015 50p BU Coin

75th Ann. of the Battle of Britain 2015 50p BU Coin

Source of Video and Image: The Royal Mint

The Definitive 2015 United Kingdom £2 Silver Piedfort Coin – Maximum Coin Mintage 1000

Update: The Definitive Britannia 2015 United Kingdom £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin – Mintage: 2,000 and not 1,000 as Previously Stated on The Royal Mint Website.

The Definitive Britannia 2015 United Kingdom £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin can be purchased here. These are expected to sell out fast, especially considering the coin’s pedigree and extremely low maximum mintage of only a 1000 coins.

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The Definitive Britannia 2015 United Kingdom £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin

Source of Images: The Royal Mint

ALERT: The Definitive United Kingdom 2015 2 Pound Silver Proof

Limited mintage of 1,000!!!!!!!. Pre-sale now at the Royal British Mint. Piedfort. 2/3 ounce.