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Coins of the pound sterling

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The standard circulating coinage of the United Kingdom is denominated in pounds sterling ... In the years just prior to decimalisation, the circulating British coins were the half crown (2/6), .... ...

How the UK's coins are made - and what they are made of - Telegraph

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Jul 23, 2011 ... The processes involved in producing a coin can be broken down into three different sections: making the blanks, making the dies and striking ...

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8 weird and wonderful UK coin facts - Mirror Online

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Sep 25, 2015 ... Copper coins are no longer made of copper. That means you can tell how old a 1p is by seeing if you can pick it up with a magnet (coins made ...

What are 'bronze' coins made from? Why are some magnetic and ...

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Traditionally bronze coins were made from an alloy of copper, tin and zinc. Since September 1992, however, 1p and 2p coins have been made from ...

GENUKI: British Coins 1816-2000, UK and Ireland

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Apr 9, 2016 ... Brass* - from 1992 "bronze" 1p and 2p coins were made from copper-plated steel . Silver* - from 1920 "silver" coins contained only 50% silver, ...

Key Stage 2 Activities – How Coins are Made | The Royal Mint ...

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A short film on how one pound coins are made at The Royal Mint, produced for The Magic of Making series.

What is money made of? Chemistry! - science made simple

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Mar 11, 2014 ... The chemistry of money (coins and banknotes), with curriculum links to ... In the UK our paper money is made out of cotton fibre and linen rag, ...

Metals Used in Coins and Medals - Tony Clayton's Home Page

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Previously gold coins were made from almost pure gold. Crown gold is the standard used in the British sovereign which is still minted. The alloying metal is ...

Coins of the UK

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An extensive guide to the history and values of the coins of the UK, with an ... Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, and ...

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Compound Interest - The Metals in UK Coins

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Mar 27, 2014 ... Copper and its alloys can be easily made into coins, and also show ... As a consequence, several British coins have undergone changes in ...

Hunt out those 2p coins as copper prices soar | Daily Mail Online

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May 12, 2006 ... British shoppers have long viewed penny and 2p coins as little more than a nuisance, but soaring copper prices made rummaging around the ...

Why are some 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins magnetic – while others are ...

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As a result of the rising price of base metals, the composition of 1p and 2p coins was changed from bronze to copper-plated steel in 1992. Since then all 1p and ...