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  4. Best Decimal Coins to collect - thanks, Chris

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    So at least we know this issue has both designs. Not sure if the older head has both? Just a thought as it was circulation would it of needed to have the wording 50 pence by law to distinguish what coin it was? perhaps the non circulation issues didn't need it?
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    The coin above in the set pictured is the older head h29 Spink give no information at all on mintage figures for circulation issues only the silvers and gold. Same for the h31 but they don't even show it as a circulation issue. Pretty poor info really
  7. Best Decimal Coins to collect - thanks, Chris

    Apologies for the thread hijack @HeavyT. The currency release featured the Jody Clark Portrait with the "fifty pence" inscription. At least some of the BU packs feature the portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley without the inscription. The silver Proofs (some of?) have a portrait by Jody Clark also without an enscription. This particular coin comes in at least 3 varieties, but the royal mint seem reluctant to release mintage figures for each variety, only stating that there was amintage of this commemorative coin.
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    Actually the picture in spinks doesn't show either with fifty pence in the legend and the later one H31 wasn't a circulation issue and only comes in Silver proof, piedfort and gold. Looks like an error on spinks they don't show a circulation issue for H31 and there clearly are coz I have seen loads and all have 50 pence on them. Be interesting to see if the 5th head version has both. I am getting the feeling it could be misinformation. The old head has no denomination as of yet I have not seen one of those with it and like wise the other new head without. Who knows lol
  9. Best Decimal Coins to collect - thanks, Chris

    you know there are two types for that year same reverse but different heads one has the old style head and one more like the head on the new pound coins? H29 and H31 both 2015
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    The silver proof and the circulation ones both have "Fifty pence" on the obvserse, some of the packs don't.
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    I though they all had missing denomination? Normandy landings D-Day has the 50 on but I can't say I have seen battle of britain with a 50 on?
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    and If you want Peter Nichols himself, as opposed to just the firm, his number is (01424) 436682. Still listed as Peter Nichols Stamp and Coin shop, at the Norman Road, St Leonards on Sea premises. Out of interest, a June 2017 Google Streetview shot of the shop, can be seen here Peter retired from cabinet making in October 2010, and his cabinet making business was taken over and is now run from Nottinghamshire.
  13. Thanks. As ever with computers, if you don't know the exact name, filename, or whatever, you're screwed. If I search for 'This PC' it goes straight there. Now all they have to do is communicate the differences to stop illiterates like me asking stupid simple questions. Or better still leave names unchanged.
  14. https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/display-my-computer-icon-on-the-desktop-in-windows-vista/ It's now called "This PC " apparently in W10 but that article explains how you can add the icon to your desktop.
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    Hi all does anyone still have a contact for Peter Nichols?
  17. Ok, so I have Chrome. It still doesn't overcome the problem of not having 'My Computer', which I used previously as it was possible to drill down through the level and find files, whilst conveniently telling you what was a hard drive, removable or whatever. Basically, I knew where I was. Removing that ability was frankly unhelpful and I wish I could go back a version or two. First I need to be able to find the external hard drive, then somehow extract the bookmarks from the backed up data. Clues please.
  18. Best Decimal Coins to collect - thanks, Chris

    fingers crossed. If i was a gambling man I'd buy a bunch more for good measure but I almost always chicken out and then get proven correct!
  19. The copper ESC1383 (same dies as the ESC1382 above) that I kept is a better coin than either of the two silver pieces shown, so getting rid of these two silver pieces was the logical move. I just didn't anticipate the difficulty replacing the ESC1380 with something other than the dies seen on the ESC1382 above.
  20. Well I hope you are right as I have just invested in one - actually in the First day issue set but pictures clearly show it missing the denomination.
  21. Even Microsoft stay away from Internet Explorer - they have switched to Edge in the hope people will forget the sins of their past. Fat hope.
  22. For some ludicrous and unknown reason, sets of the current year go for insane prices, only to drop like a stone when the next set is issued. Twas ever thus with Maundy.
  23. It's called Chrome. It's a good browser if you don't mind Google spying on your every move. Firefox is not quite as good, but far less intrusive. There's also a very competent browser called Opera but probably not for the digitally challenged. Of course, you should stay away from Internet Explorer..
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    This tells all: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,6685.msg43164.html#msg43164
  25. Best Decimal Coins to collect - thanks, Chris

    If anyone is interested there's one on the bay for £50 with free postage https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1992-to-2017-Silver-Proof-50p-Fifty-Pence-Royal-Mint-choose-your-date-cased-COA/192277135382?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=492208581909&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 Edit: my apologies it's only the standard proof version
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