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Developers' Blog

April 25
2011

Royal wedding: William and Kate

The wedding (scheduled to take place at Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011) between Prince William of Wales and Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Middleton boosts production of the new collectibles around the whole world, from coins and post marks to badges and magnets for fridge.


This postage stamp (with a portrait of the bride and groom) is released at the opposite side of the world, dwarfing the island nation of Niue in the Pacific Ocean, whose population barely exceeds 1500 inhabitants

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Posted by andrew, April 25, 2011. Post has 0 comments.
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December 17
2010

Student discovers 50 pence piece dated 2011 in her change

It's a find that could earn a student a mint - a 50 pence piece with next year's date on. Sarah Legg was handed the coin in her change after paying for lunch at her college and noticed an unusual design.

The silver coin features one of 29 designs by members of the public created for the Royal Mint ahead of the 2012 Olympics.

Now the 17-year-old forensic science student hopes to sell it to coin collectors to help pay her university fees after she leaves Fareham College in Hampshire.

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Posted by andrew, December 17, 2010. Post has 2 comments.
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October 17
2009

Nine-year-old coin designer

Florence Jackson (9 year old girl, Bristol) has become the first child to design a British coin: her drawing of the high jump, marking the 2012 Olympic Games in London, was chosen as the winning entry out of 17,000 in a Blue Peter competition (a long-running BBC television program for children).


Olympic gold medal winner, Denise Lewis, and her high-jump design makes history on the reverse of this new 50p coin, which also features the 2012 logo!

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Posted by serge, October 17, 2009. Post has 0 comments.
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June 30
2009

Have you got a 20p worth £50 in your pocket?

The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom produced in error about 200,000 coins without a date. They are the first undated British coins to enter circulation for more than 330 years.

The 20p coin minted in error with no date. Photograph: Watershed/PA

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Posted by serge, June 30, 2009. Post has 4 comments.
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