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Not sure what the gift protocol is for the royal wedding of William and Kate but they probably do not send out coins to Americans. I found this British coin a few weeks ago about the same time the wedding coverage began in full. Not the first ten pence I found but it is the newest, usually they are from 1992.
Every year British coins have found there way to my change with the exception of last year. For some odd reason 2010 was the first time I did not find any British coins. Now that so many people are traveling to the United Kingdom for this special day I expect to come across much more British money in 2011 as these not-souvenirs will get circulated.
I enjoy the new design which when placed along with all the other circulating 2008 Great Britain coins you see a shield. If this Royal Wedding is as big as publicized I just may get enough second hand loot to build the shield and defend the crown.
Here's the stats...
Type/Country: 10 Pence / Great Britain
Mintage: 71,447,000 (estimated)
Value: $0.10 in F
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