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Shield of Royal Arms to feature on first new design in 40 years The Royal Mint today unveiled innovative new designs to feature on the reverse of seven of the United Kingdom’s coins. Chosen through a public competition that attracted more than 4,000 entries, the coins feature different details of the Shield of the Royal […]

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View Larger Map Guam Governor Felix Camacho has sent two quarter design proposals to the United States Mint. While the highly successful 50 State Quarters® Program ends this year, six new quarters will be released in 2009 honoring the District of Columbia and the five United States Territories. Governor Camacho first sought help from the […]

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A blazing fast turnaround is not what you expect from the government, but that is exactly what the District of Columbia received. D.C. city officials forwarded three commemorative quarter design proposals on Monday and on Wednesday, less than two full days later, the U.S. Mint promptly rejected them.

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2009 will see six new quarter-dollar coins in the District of Columbia and United States Territories Circulating Quarter Dollar Program. Development of the coin designs are already in motion. And with that, it would appear to some that the District of Columbia would like to rock the boat or at least shake it a little. […]

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New 2008 commemorative £2 coins celebrating the centenary of the 4th Olympiad in London are available from the British Royal Mint. The attractive, limited edition commemorative coins comes in Brilliant Uncirculated and Proof versions with each bearing a unique reverse design honouring the centenary of the London Olympic Games of 1908.

New commemorative £5 coin for 2008 with a specially designed reverse celebrating the 450th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth I (British Royal Mint images)

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