Wednesday, 21.08.2019

Tag: Great Britain

World famous detective Sherlock Holmes to be commemorated on UK coin

With a commemorative 50p the Royal Mint celebrates the 160 years since the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes. It will feature a design which requires a magnifying glass to read.

Money, Image and Power in Tudor and Stuart England

The new exhibition “Making a Nation” at the Fitzwilliam Museum allows visitors to explore the historic journey from medieval England to the United Kingdom. The major dynastic, political and cultural changes are traced through 250 years of coins and medals.

Updates on Latest Court Cases

Three trials, two verdicts, one adjournment. We have summarized the latest developments in some of the court cases we reported on in the last couple of months. Verdicts were delivered in the context of the stolen crowns of Strängnäs and the Beatrix-Potter-murder.

The Great British Coin Hunt Continues

The Royal Mint has announced that an additional 2.1 million 10p coins of the Great British Coin Hunt will enter circulation soon. The extremely popular A to Z collection showcases the best of British culture.
Man kann davon ausgehen, dass auch diese Beatrix-Potter-Münzen aus dem Jahr 2018 Teil der gestohlenen Sammlung waren

Real Coin Thriller: Crime of Collecting Passion

Last summer, a 52-year-old man from south-east England was stabbed in his home. Now, the trial of the chief suspect has opened. According to the charges presented in court, his motive was to get his hands on a collection of Beatrix Potter 50p coins.
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