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Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« on: August 29, 2019, 02:32:40 PM »
As expected, the government of Gibraltar will this year issue a commemorative 50 pence coin for Christmas.

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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2019, 09:26:34 PM »
Is it meant to circulate?

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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2019, 09:57:49 PM »
Is it meant to circulate?

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Yes, it will be released into circulation in Gibraltar.

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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2019, 07:34:05 AM »
Image of the coin. It will also be released in a coloured edition in copper-nickel.


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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 02:52:03 PM »
Coloured version already avaliable on Pobjoy Mint website with shipping avaliable from next Monday.

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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2019, 03:19:20 PM »
If you have a circular inscription on either side, is it so hard to make them match in style? ;)  Besides, I am wondering what the "TM" refers to. Is that Raymond Briggs's Father Christmas, or somebody else's?

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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2019, 09:58:18 PM »
Indeed... see here
http://www.copyrights.co.uk/Our_Clients/Father_Christmas

Last year was the similiar situation, Father Xmas with TM sign.

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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2019, 08:18:13 AM »
Neither for the design nor for the words "Father Christmas" does there exist a trademark so its inclusion seems to be pointless, although I have seen this happen more frequently and it is not illegal to use the symbol without registration. The design was indeed made by Raymond Briggs though.

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Re: Gibraltar 2019: Christmas 50 pence
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2019, 10:12:10 AM »
Thanks for the information. :) Such trademarks are usually limited to specific uses or purposes only, so the mere words "Father Christmas" on a coin would be OK, I suppose. But yeah, if that is the Briggs Santa ...

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