Posts Tagged ‘commonwealth games’
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is celebrated on a 50p coin!
What are the Commonwealth Games? The Commonwealth Games is a sporting event for the Commonwealth Nations and began in 1930, with the first one being held in Canada. It was then known as the British Empire Games, and originally saw nearly 400 athletes from 11 different countries and territories take part. Over its 92-year history,…Read More
First Look: UK 2022 Commemorative Coin designs revealed!
** INCLUDES TWO PLATINUM JUBILEE COMMEMORATIVES ** Each year, The Royal Mint marks important British anniversaries, events or accomplishments on our coins and today we’re delighted to reveal the UK’s new coin designs for 2022. This year’s collection includes TWO special tributes to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she marks her Platinum Jubilee in 2022 –…Read More