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Engraving of the die for United Kingdom coins

Engraving dies ensure crisp detail in coins. Here, a Royal Mint die displays part of the Shield of the Royal Arms.

Maundy money as such started in the reign of Charles II with an undated issue of hammered coins in 1662. The coins were a fourpenny, threepenny, twopenny and one penny piece but it was not until 1670 that a dated set of all four coins appeared.    Prior to this, ordinary coinage was used for Maundy gifts, silver pennies alone being used by the Tudors and Stuarts for the ceremony.

Maundy money as such started in the reign of Charles II with an undated issue of hammered coins in The coins were a fourpenny, threepenny, twopenny and one penny piece but it was not until 1670 that a dated set of all four coins appeared.

1988 'Shield of the Royal Arms' representing the United Kingdom £1 (One Pound) Coin #CoinHunt

1988 'Shield of the Royal Arms' representing the United Kingdom (One Pound) Coin

gold coin from my collection 10 dollars from 40 years ago -- best to keep it safe with folders from CoinSupplyExpress.com!

gold coin from my collection 10 dollars from 40 years ago

2011 £1 (One Pound) Coin featuring a depiction of the official badges of the capital cities of the United Kingdom, with the badge of Cardiff being the principal focus #CoinHunt

2011 (One Pound) Coin featuring a depiction of the official badges of the capital cities of the United Kingdom, with the badge of Cardiff being the principal focus

"Cecil's Pride" engraved by Aleksey Saburov.

"Cecil's Pride" - hand-engraved art on a 1903 coin by Aleksey Saburov

Hobo Nickel "Sea Serpent" hand-engraved by Aleksey Saburov.

Hobo Nickel "Sea Serpent" hand-engraved by Aleksey Saburov.

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Handling your change. Each year, the United States Mint makes between 14 billion and 20 billion circulating coins - metal detecting tips

1902 £5 FIVE POUND KING EDWARD VII GOLD SOVEREIGN COIN #Coins #GoldCoins #Silver…

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Large Byzantine Gold Coin Hoard Found in Jerusalem

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Eritrea Italian Colonial 2 Lire Silver Coin

Eritrea Italian Colony 2 Lire Silver Coin of King Umberto I. Italian coins, Italian Coinage, Italian silver coins, Numismatic Collection, Coins of Italy best silver coins for investment.