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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #120 on: January 23, 2019, 09:30:25 PM »
I don't understand ebay "trending"
number one just now is Ace combat 7 with 685 searches,
number eight is ski jackets with 25,808 and
number nine the 50p with 4,829.
So quite how the work the order out I don't know.

Here is the link,
Trending on eBay UK
It may well bring different results for different people depending on which cookies they have on their computer for all I know.
always willing to trade modern UK coins for modern coins from elsewhere....

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #121 on: January 29, 2019, 09:09:58 PM »
With 1 week delay, the post offices that will be selling the 50 years of the 50p sets have now finally received them.
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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #122 on: February 01, 2019, 08:41:52 PM »
Near Christmas a commemorative 50p coin will be issued featuring (amongst other things) the snowdog from the book James and the Snowman.

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #123 on: February 02, 2019, 08:48:00 AM »
Near Christmas a commemorative 50p coin will be issued featuring (amongst other things) the snowdog from the book James and the Snowman.

Surprise, surprise!!!! Thank you Anne 'Cilla' Jessopp.

Now we are celebrating 7th anniversaries!

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #124 on: February 02, 2019, 11:05:44 AM »
Now we are celebrating 7th anniversaries!
I think itís more to think of something for a Christmas coin than to mark any kind of anniversary.  At least the Mint still has some form of quality control - no boring Santa (as Gibraltar does).

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #125 on: February 02, 2019, 11:09:08 AM »
With 1 week delay, the post offices that will be selling the 50 years of the 50p sets have now finally received them.
I wonder if many were successful at getting one?  I did think of walking to the main post office in Derby (which is still separate - not within WHSmith) but didnít as I thought theyíd either have sold out or never had them.  Plus for the first time I really wasnít that bothered.  I havenít even got a 2019 year set yet.

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #126 on: February 11, 2019, 03:19:31 PM »
The Gruffalo 50p will be released February 19.

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #127 on: February 15, 2019, 02:51:43 PM »
The Royal Mint will this year issue a commemorative 50p coin to honour the life and work of Stephen Hawking. The coin will depict a stylized depiction of a black hole as well as the entropy equation.

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #128 on: February 15, 2019, 06:01:49 PM »
A worthy subject, but why did he beat Alan Turing and Tim Berners-Lee?

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #129 on: February 15, 2019, 07:48:38 PM »
A worthy subject, but why did het beat Alan Turing and Tim Berners-Lee?

Peter

I am sure that they too will be commemorated on coins at some point in the future.

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There will also be piedfort sets in silver and gold of the 50 years of the 50p sets.

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #130 on: February 16, 2019, 01:49:23 PM »
I am sure that they too will be commemorated on coins at some point in the future.

Berners-Lee (BTW, a recipient of the Turing prize!) is understandable. He's still alive (but wasn't Churchill alive too when his commemorative was issued?), but Turing is very close to scandalous. The only reason to overlook him is his homosexuality, but if that is the reason, the government has learned nothing since they drove Turing to suicide exactly for his homosexuality, while they have issued an apology for their behaviour, making you wonder just how sincere that apology was.

Peter
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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #131 on: February 16, 2019, 02:33:56 PM »
Although the company that owns all rights related to Beatrix Potter's work guaranteed me last year that there were not going to be any further Beatrix Potter 50p coins, there will in fact be 4 further Beatrix Potter 50p coins this year.
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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #132 on: February 17, 2019, 03:15:47 PM »
The production of the Mr Tod coin of the Beatrix Potter 50p series of 2019 has now started.

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #133 on: February 17, 2019, 05:28:22 PM »
Well, a fox on a coin is something different for the UK, I suppose.  Beatrix Potter coins are seemingly going to run and run then, alongside the Gruffalo and anything else they can think of!

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Re: UK Commemorative coins for 2019
« Reply #134 on: February 17, 2019, 06:39:14 PM »
Berners-Lee (BTW, a recipient of the Turing prize!) is understandable. He's still alive (but wasn't Churchill alive too when his commemorative was issued?), but Turing is very close to scandalous. The only reason to overlook him is his homosexuality, but if that is the reason, the government has learned nothing since they drove Turing to suicide exactly for his homosexuality, while they have issued an apology for their behaviour, making you wonder just how sincere that apology was.

Peter

Churchill was no longer alive when his commemorative was issued. Turing will no doubt get his coin.