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NEW UK Harry Potter 50ps announced!
Harry Potter fans listen up! The best news has just flown in… The Royal Mint have announced they will be commemorating 25 years since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with a BRAND NEW collection of UK 50p coins. They will be available to order from 9am on Thursday 20th October so…Read More
For the FIRST time Alan Turing is commemorated on a UK 50p coin, but who is he and what did he do?
Alan Turing is renowned as the father of modern computing. At the age of 33 he was employed by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) at Teddington, south-west London and given the task of designing a new type of calculating machine for Britain. He played a pivotal role in the development of early computers, and he…Read More