2 Pounds UK, 2008

Centenary of London Olympics Edge Inscription: The 4th Olympiad London Advertisements

New See-through 5 Euro Coin, Germany

See-through 5 Euro Coin New 5 Euro Coin – The blue polymer ring of the collector coin represents the Earth’s atmosphere. The polymer ring is partially translucent, mintable and can be coloured in various shades. The Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Finance and Economics Baden-Württemberg) has publicized the issue of Germany’s upcoming 5…

50 Pence UK, 2013

100th Anniversary of the birth of Christopher Ironside About The Design Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Christopher Ironside, designer of the UK’s first decimal coins, this 50p features his Royal Arms design which was the runner-up to the winning design of Britannia for the first 50p in 1969. The Royal Arms design…

2 Pounds UK, 2007

UNITED INTO ONE KINGDOM 2 POUNDS COIN Tercentenary of the Act of Union between England and Scotland A design dividing the coin into four quarters, with a rose and a thistle occupying two of the quarters and a portcullis in each of the other two quarters. The whole design is overlaid with a linking jigsaw…

2 Pounds UK, 2007

250th Anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns About the Design This 2009 commemorative £2 coin marked the 250th anniversary of Burns’ birth in 1759. Its design features handwritten lines from ‘Auld Lang Syne’, one of Robert Burns’ most famous poems. The verse, which is sung at New Year celebrations across the English-speaking world, is written…