According to its official website, the Royal Mint is a government-owned company responsible for minting all coins in the UK, as well as medals and blanks. The mint was founded in 1968 when the country began using metal c... More »

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A royal colony, one of three organizational types in colonial America, was administered by a governor and council appointed by and acting on behalf of the king of England. The seven royal colonies were New Hampshire, New... More »

Royal Caribbean cruise passengers can check in online in advance or at the pier the day of embarkment. Online check in saves time when boarding the ship, but it must be completed at least three days prior to boarding. More »

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A person who collects coins, banknotes or medals can be called a "numismatist" or, less commonly, a "numismatologist." The word is more accurately used to refer to people who formally study currency, whether or not they ... More »

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As of 2014, the coin auction website CataWiki valued 1974 50-cent coins from Kenya in the highest condition at about $1.60, coins in mint condition at $1.08, coins in extremely fine condition at 40 cents and coins in fin... More »

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The British East India Company first minted coins through the Mughal mint in Surat. By 1672, the East India Company had established its own mint in Bombay to produce copper and tin coins. In 1717, they started minting si... More »

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The Royal Canadian Mint produces all coinage in Canada, both for circulation and collectors coins. Coins minted for circulation are issued as Canadian currency and are used to make everyday purchases in Canada. The desig... More »

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