A WEEKLY ROUND-UP OF NEWS THAT’S UNUSUAL, FUNNY AND BIZARRE
their lucky owners, with a rare silver 2pence estimated to be worth £1,350.
And last month a man found a new £1 coin printed with two different dates, with that error valued at £3,000.
Despite the lucrative nature of coins, a popular collectors item, the Royal Mint will not value coins.
But they will provide a letter of authenticity if the coin is a mistake, often adding to their value.