Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: Royal Mint

The Royal Mint launches The Sovereign 2018 for Queen’s 65th anniversary

The Royal Mint is marking the 65th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s coronation with a celebratory edition of The Sovereign for 2018.   Dubbed “the coin of the monarch”, it features a special mint mark depicting a royal crown with the number 65 entwined in the design. The regal 65 mint mark was specially created for the occasion by Royal Mint...

Baron unveils key talking points from BA AGM

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Miles Baron, CEO of the Bingo Association, provides a verbal tour of the BA’s recent annual general meeting, covering everything from the upcoming general election, to the new coin and social responsibility.   The Bingo Association held its annual general meeting at the Hippodrome on 26 April, with clearer messaging being a main theme at the event, both in terms of...

Mint concedes to production glitch in new £1 coin

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With 1 in 30 of the old £1 coins estimated to be counterfeit, operators hoped that the new £1 would bring more security to the industry’s ‘golden coin’. For a moment this looked in doubt, but the Royal Mint quickly reassured the potential counterfeit was merely a misprint.   The reportedly forged example of a new £1 coin is in fact...

Coin variations continue to confuse despite Royal Mint claims

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Three issues ago Coinslot reported claims that versions of the new £1 trial coins and subsequent variations of the circulation coin differed in specification. While more facts have emerged, The Mint remains firm that all new £1 coins are the same.   Operators and manufacturers are still attempting to figure out issues surrounding the new £1 coin, with data from Instance...

The new £1 in 2017

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The Royal Mint has launched a new website for the New Pound Coin, featuring a list of important dates regarding the circulation of the new currency. Once the coin is released to the general public in March 2017, there will be a short period of co-circulation where businesses are allowed accept both the old and the new £1 coins in...