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Offline Figleaf

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Isle of Man's entry in the Middleton frenzy
« on: November 28, 2010, 12:14:43 PM »
Source: Globe and Mail

Photo caption: Press operator Dave Simpson shows off one of the first legal tender coins struck to commemorate the engagement of Britain's Prince William to Catherine Middleton, known as Kate, at the Pobjoy Mint at Kingswood near Reigate southern England. The coin, 1 crown, is issued on behalf of the Isle of Man Treasury and depicts Buckingham Palace with the initials W and K entwined above as a Privy Mark celebrating the engagement.

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Re: Isle of Man's entry in the Middleton frenzy
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2010, 12:37:49 PM »

ahhh, here we have a legal tender (in the UK) crown with a face value of 25p.,8009.msg52829.html#msg52829

Misleading.... nah, they wouldn't do such a thing!
« Last Edit: November 13, 2015, 04:54:31 PM by Niels »
always willing to trade modern UK coins for modern coins from elsewhere....