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Making a mint out of the Olympics

Posted at 2:00 pm, January 5, 2012 in Arts & Entertainment

Olympic commemorative coin set
To celebrate the fast-approaching London Olympics, the Royal Mint have splashed some more cash and revealed a twenty-nine piece commemorative coin set. Over 30,000 people entered the competition to design a coins, each depicting a different sporting event. However, to get your hands on one you might have to break into your piggy bank as each fifty pence costs £2.99, and don’t forget the £2.95 postage charge. Now that’s a hefty exchange rate. If you buy the whole coin set you get the collector album for free. You know what they say , with every cloud…

For info see, royalmint.com.

By Louise Rogers

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