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Establishing the Tudor sovereign

Establishing the Tudor sovereign

An article by Museum Director, Dr Kevin Clancy.

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Memories of coin collecting

Memories of coin collecting

A guest blog from Museum Trustee, Lord Macpherson.

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Remembering  a Man Named Machin

Remembering a Man Named Machin

Article published in Fleur de Coin review in 1999.

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A stamp of Royalty

A stamp of Royalty

Find out how the life and service of the Queen has been marked in stamps.

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'Mr Decimal'

'Mr Decimal'

Memories of Noel Moore's association with decimalisation.

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Quick Change

Quick Change

Preparing for decimalisation at Sainsbury’s Supermarkets.

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Early women coin collectors

Early women coin collectors

Most coin collectors have been men but a surprising number of women have built great collections.

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A gold medal for Sir John Soane

A gold medal for Sir John Soane

On 24 March 1835 Soane threw his house in Lincoln’s Inn Fields for a very special presentation.

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D-Day at Lloyds Bank

D-Day at Lloyds Bank

How did Lloyds bank cope with decimalisation? Find out in this article from Museum on the Mound.

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William Wyon & the Penny Black

William Wyon & the Penny Black

Penny Black, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp, is based on the work of Royal Mint engraver William Wyon.

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The Royal Mint Museum and Research

The Royal Mint Museum and Research

Numismatist, Howard Hodgson shares his experiences of a research visit to the Royal Mint Museum archives.

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The Move to South Wales

The Move to South Wales

In 1966 the decision to adopt a decimal currency system, required the Mint to strike millions of decimal coins.

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