The Rarest 50 Pence Coin in the UK’s History

Not many people know and realise, the rarest 50 pence coin in the UK’s history is not the 2009 Kew Gardens 50 pence, but another coin which was produced by the Royal Mint 25 years ago. Continue reading

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Avoid Coincraft at all costs!

Background
About two weeks ago, I found a coin dealer in London selling some coins that I was after online. So I went ahead to place an order. When I was ordering, I was only allowed to buy TWO sets of the coins. I thought that was a bit odd but perhaps that was the only quantity the dealer had. I made a payment and received an email confirmation about my purchase. Continue reading