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2010 UK coins in base metal. The full list?
« on: November 26, 2009, 07:04:29 PM »
Here is what seems to be a full list of all UK coins to be issued in base metal for 2010 as announced so far, together with notes on them.   Known grades of manufacture will be added.   Coins showing [2012] bear the Olympic logo and any shown [2012 blue] bear it in colour. 

As usual, if you can give any further information, I will amend this list accordingly.   Any reported in circulation will be shown underlined as time progresses.   I will also give details of the quality to which they are to be struck but this is the basic list for 2010 which can be updated as further information becomes available.

£5   Restoration of Monarchy 350-years.   Reverse by David Cornell
£5   Countdown to Olympics 2, Athletics [2012].   Reverse by Claire Aldridge.
£5   Winston Churchill [2012 blue].   Reverse by (not stated)

£2   Technology.   Traditional reverse by Bruce Rushin
£2   Florence Nightingale 100-years Memorial.   Reverse by Gordon Summers

£1   Shield of the Royal Arms.   Traditional reverse by Matthew Dent
£1   Capital Cities - Belfast, Northern Ireland.   Reverse by Stuart Devlin
£1   Capital Cities - London, England.   Reverse by Stuart Devlin

50p  Section of the Royal Arms.   Traditional reverse by Matthew Dent
50p  Girl Guides Movement 100-years.   Reverse by Donna Hainan
50p  Cycling [2012].   Reverse by Theo Crutchley-Mack

20p  Section of the Royal Arms.   Traditional reverse by Matthew Dent

10p  Section of the Royal Arms.   Traditional reverse by Matthew Dent

5p   Section of the Royal Arms.   Traditional reverse by Matthew Dent

2p   Section of the Royal Arms.   Traditional reverse by Matthew Dent

1p   Section of the Royal Arms.   Traditional reverse by Matthew Dent

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Re: 2010 UK coins in base metal. The full list?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2009, 02:19:04 PM »
Do we collect designer names too? :)

0.50 Girl Guides: Jonathan Evans and Donna Hainan
1.00 Cities/London: Stuart Devlin (Edge: Domine Dirige Nos)
1.00 Cities/Belfast: Stuart Devlin (Edge: Pro Tanto Quid Retribuamos)
2.00 Florence Nightingale: Gordon Summers (Edge: 150 Years Of Nursing)
5.00 Olympics/Swimming: Claire Aldridge
5.00 Restoration/Charles II: David Cornell

Seems that the maximum mintage for each of these issues is 250,000.

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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2009, 06:11:04 PM »
Thanks for the idea Christian.

I've added the designers to the original message, but will leave the edge description for now as it will appear as I cover each coin in detail in my series on decimal currency.   I am looking into the subject of mintages, particularly for special issues, as I think that some are suspect.   What I'm trying to achieve with this topic is a basic list so that we know what to watch for.

I had previously included ('Dent') as part of the description because this is how we tend to refer to his series of coins but have now shown the full name together with 'traditional design' (likewise for the £2 Technology) for completeness.

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Re: 2010 UK coins in base metal. The full list?
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2010, 07:13:25 PM »
The 2010 Olympic Countdown 2 coin is now available at £5 for £5.

http://www.royalmint.com/store/BritishBase/LUKC2.aspx

If you are ordering anything from the Royal Mint, don't forget to include a few of these as the P&P is £2.95 (in the UK) for the complete order.

I am looking for anything new in the latest listings, but their format does not make it easy.

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« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2010, 08:17:17 PM »
The £5 for £5 is only available to residents within the UK.
If anyone wants one (or any other coins from the mint website) send me a PM....

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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2010, 07:36:32 AM »
What's the difference in the quality of coin in presentation gift card (I have heard of this term for the first time) and in BU? £5 (2010,Restoration of Monarchy..) is listed for £9.99(BU)and for £7.50(presentation gift card) 8)

And thanks for the offer,AJG :) There are so many mouth watering offers on Royal mint's website,so I have decided to keep my eyes closed :D

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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2010, 10:50:43 AM »
The 2009 Countdown 3 (£5 for £5) shows, on the back of the card which also displays the obverse of the coin, "Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated".   A similar card was used for he 50p Blue Peter, but it did not show a grade; you will have noted from another of my posts that the Royal Mint have confirmed 'Uncirculated' for that one.

For 2010, I cannot really say, as I only have one for this year, which is a 'Proof' Restoration of the Monarchy.   I suggest that you contact the Royal Mint direct, as the more queries that they get might persuade them to advertise accurately.   I suggest that you add that you are a serious collector - see another topic, which I started yesterday.

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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2010, 12:54:06 PM »
What's the difference in the quality of coin in presentation gift card (I have heard of this term for the first time) and in BU?

Presentation gift card is a marketing term that means the same as "NOW with FREE handy carton box in natural colouring with real, natural openings without additives and artificial colouring (good for the environment) on BOTH sides for sticking your hands in AND easy carrying!!!" ;) It is a US credit card size contraption of carton and plastic that will protect the coin from fat thumb prints on one side. I will discard them and use coin cards that protect both sides, having wiped off the FREE butter, toast crumbs and marmalade the post office smarties left behind.

The coins in the cards are usually unc, not BU. For the difference, see here.

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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2010, 02:03:24 PM »
Please remember to recycle the paper/card part of the packaging!  8)

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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2010, 04:19:53 PM »
The 2009 Countdown 3 (£5 for £5) shows, on the back of the card which also displays the obverse of the coin, "Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated".  
I'm surprised to see that a BU coin is being offered for face value :o  Although it's a good thing for collectors,mints won't be able to make profit if they really start doing so 8)

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I suggest that you contact the Royal Mint direct, as the more queries that they get might persuade them to advertise accurately.   I suggest that you add that you are a serious collector.
I don't think that they will entertain my queries.Royal mint doesn't ship their products outside UK (strange! most of the euro using countries do so,they charge a heavy fees as shipping charges and increase their profit),so it really doesn't matter for them if an Indian collector is pleased with their reply or not :D

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« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2010, 05:58:45 PM »
Saw some £5 coins of the Olympic series today.The design could have been better,I think.I was about to pick up one,but as soon as the dealer told me its price,I changed my mind ;D Selling a £5 coin for more than £12 is too much!

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« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2010, 06:29:56 PM »
I suggest that you comment here.   I started the thread in the hope that we could get input from everyone, worldwide.

I have seen a lot of comments on the Indian boards about problems with the mints there, but no responses ...  :-\

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« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2010, 11:08:31 PM »
A new coin to report.

£5 Winston Churchill (with 2012 Olympic logo).   For further detail see Royal Mint page.

I've added it to the list at the start of this topic.

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« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2010, 11:38:08 PM »
And a new 50pence for circulation - cycling.   See Royal Mint page.

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« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2010, 10:50:38 AM »
£5 Winston Churchill (with 2012 Olympic logo).
The combination of two doesn't look very good :-\ The idea of colored logo hasn't worked well..

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