Tuesday, 28.01.2020

Tag: Great Britain

Surprising Number of Polymer £5 and £10 Banknotes Replaced Due to Damage

New information pertaining to Bank of England polymer notes has surfaced in which their lifespan has been put into question. The Bank of England has reported that nearly 50 million polymer notes have had to be replaced since they were launched due to wear and tear.

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.

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.
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