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Royal Mint UK to mark William Shakespeare’s 400th Death Anniversary

The Shakespeare 2016 £50 Fine Silver Coin. Credit: The Royal Mint

The Shakespeare 2016 £50 Fine Silver Coin. Credit: The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint recently released a series of new coins for 2016 including a £2 with a representation of Hamlet’s court jester Yorick’s skull to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Continue reading

Proof Silver £5 Coins with Watercolors by The Royal Mint

Portrait of Britain 2016 UK £5 Silver Collection. Credit: Royal Mint

Portrait of Britain 2016 UK £5 Silver Collection. Credit: Royal Mint

The Royal Mint in their latest 2016 series of coins issued a set of four Proof silver coins – “Portrait of Britain 2016 UK £5 Silver Collection”. Glyn Davies and Laura Clancy a coin designer duo of the Royal Mint captured watercolor-style portraits of the Britain’s best-loved natural landmarks. Continue reading