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Shakespeare to feature on 2016 £2 coins

Wellesbourne Airfield
Wellesbourne Airfield

Other new coin designs revealed by the Royal Mint include ones marking the Queen’s 90 birthday, the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, the Battle of Hastings’ 950 anniversary and the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter.

Anne Jessopp, director of commemorative coin at the Royal Mint, said: “It is always exciting to see the new years’ designs revealed, commemorating the moments that matter, and revisiting some of the great events and stories from our history.”

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