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As an icon across all generations, Paddington Bear has secured his place as one of Britain’s most beloved fictional characters. His charming personality has seen him appear in numerous books, films, and tv shows and so it seemed fitting that he would be recognised on the latest commemorative 50p coins in 2018. Unsurprisingly, the coin ... Read moreREAD
If you’re in possession of a 1977 Jubilee crown, you’ll be eager to find out just how much they’re worth. Although these coins can be purchased relatively cheaply at the moment, there are certain factors that can increase their value. Available at starting prices of around £2 on online marketplaces, you’ll find that a 1977 ... Read moreREAD
Currency within the UK changes fairly frequently leading to coins and banknotes being taken out of circulation. When this happens, the Bank of England will usually give a set time period for people to exchange their old currency for the new coins or notes that are being released. But what happens if you miss this ... Read moreREAD
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In June 1953 Elizabeth II acceded to the throne to become Queen, and to mark this special occasion a crown coin was minted; but how much is the coin worth today, and is it rare? You can expect to pay around £3.30 for an uncirculated 1952 Coronation crown according to the latest values on eBay ... Read moreREAD
The Festival of Britain 1951 Crown is an incredibly interesting coin, but how much is it worth today and are there any different versions of it? For regular versions of the coin, you can expect to pay around £5.89 according to the latest values on eBay. However, there are a few different versions of the ... Read moreREAD
The 1972 Silver Wedding crown was minted the year after decimalisation to commemorate the Silver Anniversary of the Royal Wedding between Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh; but how much is the coin worth today? For uncirculated cupro-nickel versions of the coin, you can expect to pay around £1.37 according to ... Read moreREAD