Today’s Money URL

The designs of UK coinage have been static for most of the last 37 years or so, bar an “aging” of the portrait of the Queen on the reverse.

Now the Mint has revealed the new designs for our coinage (except for the

4 Responses to “Today’s Money URL”

  1. fj says:

    Geeez, I am still trying to deal with the current designs.

  2. chrishansenhome says:

    Go by the size, shape, and colour, forget the designs. They are quite nice, in my opinion, and very innovative.

    The Colonel-Blimps are complaining that Britannia has been removed from the 50p piece. What a farce.

  3. spwebdesign says:

    How static have they really been? It seems to me I am discovering designs (on the backs of 50p,

  4. chrishansenhome says:

    Those are commemmorative coins, kind of like commemmorative stamps. What the Mint is doing is changing the standard designs on the coins. The US has commemmorative coins as well (think of the State quarters, or the recent redesign of the nickle; I believe they’re going to redesign the penny too).