Coins

This Nine Cent Coin Could Be The Answer To All Those Pennies In Your Pocket

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Australia has a pricing problem. Many products are priced with .99 cents at the end despite the fact the government don't produce one cent coins anymo...

The New Designs That 'Prove Britain's Coins Are The World's Coolest'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK

"Hipster", "beautiful", and "allows you to pretend to be a pirate while shopping," aren't perhaps the usual descriptions for the coins we carry in our...

ISIS, Russia, and the Rejection of the West

Peter Frankopan | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Politics
Peter Frankopan

So, mercifully, the latest glossy video released by ISIS does not show innocent people being executed, or cultural treasures of the world being destroyed by thugs. For once, the high production values gives some hope that those at the top of ISIS are moving out of the teenage phase of blood-lust and wanting to play a new game that is basically good news (well, it could hardly get any worse). The new game is for adults only. It is called Government.

Louise Ridley

9 Alternative Portraits Of The Queen For 21st Century Coins

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK

To commemorate a new portrait of The Queen being released for UK coins, The Huffington Post UK has commissioned six young designers to create their ow...

Here's How The Queen's Portrait On Coins Has Changed Since 1953

PA | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

A new portrait of the Queen that will appear on coins has been unveiled - but it may be some time before the updated money starts showing up in people...

Rare 2000-Year-Old Coin Discovered

PA | Posted 30.12.2012 | Home

A rare Roman coin dating back to 269 AD has been found among a private collection. The coin is a radiate of Gaius Marcus Aurelius Marius, an empero...

Revealed: The Future Face Of Our 50p Coins

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home

The Royal Mint has unveiled plans to design a new fifty pence coin to celebrate composer Benjamin Britten's centenary. The coin, which comes into c...

New 5p And 10p Pieces 'Could Cause Skin Disease'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

New nickel 5p and 10p coins should be investigated over the possibility they may cause disease, a group of skin experts has said. The dermatologist...