Posts Tagged ‘new’
The NEW £2 Coin issued in commemoration of Alexander Graham Bell. But what did he invent?
Who is Alexander Graham Bell? Alexander Graham Bell is best known as the inventor of the telephone, as on 10th March 1876, he completely revolutionised the world of communication when achieved the world’s first successful telephone transmission. How did Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone work? The telephone had two parts: the transmitter and the receiver. Basically,…Read More
The UK 2022 Queen’s Reign: Charity and Patronage £5 Coin
The second coin in the NEW Royal Mint Queen’s Reign £5 coin series has been released! In celebration of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee year, this series honours Her Majesty’s life of service. This BRAND NEW coin celebrates her patronage and support of charities, of which she is patron of over 500. Every member of the…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
The UK 2022 Queen’s Reign: Honours and Investitures £5 Coin
The NEW Royal Mint Queen’s Reign £5 Coin Range has just launched! This new £5 coin series has been issued to honour key aspects of The Queen’s life of service. Each coin celebrates Her Majesty The Queen’s dedication to the throne throughout her extraordinary 70-year reign — a limited collection highlighting The Queen’s personal commitment…Read More