Cash is king: Three quarters of drivers pay for parking with coins

Cash is still king for drivers paying for parking, according to a new study by the BPA Cash is still king for drivers when it comes to parking, according to the ‘largest ever study undertaken’ into how motorists pay at car parks. The British Parking Association conducted research to see if motorists are starting to … Read more

Married At First Sight fans go wild after bride Rebecca Zemek coins the term ‘sasshole’

Married At First Sight fans go wild after bride Rebecca Zemek coins the term ‘sasshole’ – but some fear she’s too intense for her sensitive groom By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia Published: 09:58 GMT, 22 February 2021 | Updated: 09:58 GMT, 22 February 2021 The new season of Married At First Sight Australia … Read more

The five rarest 50p coins revealed including Kew Gardens and Olympics ones

The Royal Mint has begun the countdown to the 50th anniversary of ‘D-day’. Not the World War II beach landing, that was in 1944, but ‘decimalisation day’. On 15 February 1971, UK coinage was reorganised into the way we know today, with the old system of 12 pence in a shilling and 20 pence in … Read more

The five rarest 50p coins revealed including Kew Gardens and Olympics ones

The Royal Mint has begun the countdown to the 50th anniversary of ‘D-day’. Not the World War II beach landing, that was in 1944, but ‘decimalisation day’. On 15 February 1971, UK coinage was reorganised into the way we know today, with the old system of 12 pence in a shilling and 20 pence in … Read more

Coins marking Queen’s 95th birthday and Decimal Day anniversary are unveiled by the Royal Mint

Coins marking Queen’s 95th birthday and the 50th anniversary of Decimal Day are among those unveiled for 2021 by the Royal Mint New special coin released to celebrate the Queen’s birthday uses phrase from her first televised address  Her Majesty told the British public in address in 1957 that she would reign with ‘my heart … Read more

Birdwatcher stumbles upon £800,000 hoard of 2,000-year-old Celtic gold coins

A birdwatcher has stumbled across a hoard of 2,000-year-old Celtic gold coins worth £800,000 that date back to the time Boudicca was at war with the Romans. The keen metal detectorist, who has not been named, spotted a glint of gold while looking at a buzzard in a recently ploughed field in eastern England.  Having … Read more

Birdwatcher stumbles upon £800,000 hoard of 2,000-year-old Celtic gold coins

A birdwatcher has stumbled across a hoard of 2,000-year-old Celtic gold coins worth £800,000 that date back to the time Boudicca was at war with the Romans. The keen metal detectorist, who has not been named, spotted a glint of gold while looking at a buzzard in a recently ploughed field in eastern England.  Having … Read more

Locked-down Britons unearthed a bonanza of back-garden treasures including gold coins

Coronavirus lockdown measures led to a spike in back-garden archaeological discoveries, including 15th century gold coins, the British Museum revealed.  More than 47,000 discoveries were registered with the British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) so far this year – many from garden-based discoveries.  In the first lockdown alone – starting in March – the scheme … Read more

Royal Mint launches coins celebrating David Bowie by sending one of them into orbit

Now that’s a Space Oddity! Royal Mint launches coins celebrating David Bowie by sending one of them into orbit… and now you could win it in social media contest David Bowie coins are being sold as part of Royal Mint’s music legends collection One of the coins celebrating the Space Oddity singer was launched into … Read more