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Uk~ Interesting Find From The Circulation In The Uk~

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 Posted 09/01/2020  11:38 am  Show Profile   Check PaddyB's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add PaddyB to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Banknotes not me - sorry! I have never really got into them - too vulnerable to damage for my ham fists!

1980 - what is the query? They are not scarce in general - 89 million made. I see them all over Ebay sold at a 1 or two. Getting a really good condition circulation issue may be more of an issue, but not mega bucks...
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 Posted 09/01/2020  12:04 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Collector28 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I believe Hogarth was referring to the 50p picture he posted on the previous page with a very rounded edge - possibly got stuck in a washing machine or something?
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 Posted 09/01/2020  2:51 pm  Show Profile   Check PaddyB's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add PaddyB to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ah - OK - I am with you now. That 1980 50p is very odd. I can't envisage any mechanism whereby it left the mint like that. Maybe someone was trying to make it rounder by bashing in the corners and flattening them down? Or stuck in some rotary machine (like a washing machine) that was turning it between flat plates and pressing the corners simultaneously?
We will probably never know. Can't even be sure if it was accidental or deliberate.
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 Posted 09/24/2020  2:15 pm  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Won these two today in the pusher machine at my local amusement arcade:

2019 "J" alphabet 10p:

2007 Canada 25 cents:


The "J" 10p is the first Alphabet coin I've found in circulation this year. I saw it last weekend, but it wasn't in a playable position. I went back to the same machine today and it was tantalisingly near the edge, so I changed 2 for 10p's and won it! Funnily enough, I didn't spot the Canadian quarter at all - it was buried by other coins and came down in a shower of others when I won the "J" coin"!
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 Posted 09/24/2020  3:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Won these two today in the pusher machine at my local amusement arcade:
Nice pair!
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 Posted 09/25/2020  3:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Princetane to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Happy 500 Posts Hogarth



Halfway to your ton.
Loving Halfcrowns. British and Commonwealth coins 1750 - 1950 and anything Kiwi.
If it's round, shiny and silvery I will love it.
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 Posted 09/25/2020  4:19 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Hogarth to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Cheers P.
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 Posted 11/05/2020  09:52 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add andyg to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Received in change,
A very bland design IMO.
The only other 2020 coin I found so far being the Brexit 50p.
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 Posted 11/05/2020  1:40 pm  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well done andyg! I got 250 in 50p's from my bank a couple of weeks ago and still haven't had either a Brexit 50p or the new Diversity coin...
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 Posted 11/09/2020  3:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add David Graham to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This is me reading in Oz about all the great UK coins being noodled...
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 Posted 11/09/2020  6:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Princetane to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
And in New Zealand, all those 50p, 2 and pre 2016 1 commems.

Loving Halfcrowns. British and Commonwealth coins 1750 - 1950 and anything Kiwi.
If it's round, shiny and silvery I will love it.
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 Posted 11/14/2020  10:33 am  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
My first Brexit 50p - from the change machine at my local supermarket! Also the first 2020-dated coin of any sort that I've found in circulation...

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 Posted Yesterday   11:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Collector28 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not a circulation find of mine, but a friend moved to the Isle of Man recently and has been very kindly gathering all the different coins that are there. I received a huge parcel today, which included some of the more uncommon types (two 50ps from the 2018 sapphire jubilee series, and one 50p from the 2019 cricket series).
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