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Medals symbolise sporting glory of athletes (Olympic diary)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London July 31 (IANS) With a figure of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, carved on one side, the Olympic medals symbolise the sporting glory which every athlete aspires to ... Read more...

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Charles Dickens coin to mark his 200 birth anniversary


December 7th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A two pound coin featuring a portrait of British literary genius Charles Dickens will come into use next spring to mark his 200th birth anniversary.Dickens is ... Read more...

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Critics slam likeness of Wills, Kate on new commemorative coin


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 24 (ANI): The images of Prince William and his bride-to-be, Kate Middleton, on a new coin look nothing like the couple, say critics.The coin commemorating the royal couple's ... Read more...

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Britain issues coin on William’s engagement


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Britain has issued a commemorative coin to mark the engagement of Prince William to Kate Middleton.The engraving of the prince and his fiancee on the five-pound coin ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono donates Lennon coin to auction benefiting children’s hospital


December 19th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring the late Beatle to an auction to raise funds for a children's hospital in the ... Read more...

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Sarah Legg overjoyed to get rare 50p coin


December 16th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British student couldn’t believe her luck when she was given a rare 50 pence coin. The coin has next year’s date on it and it is ... Read more...

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With Gold Too Pricey, US Mint Brings Back The Silver Eagle Coin


November 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the price of gold have already touched the sky, and since there has been no fall in its soaring high, the demand for commemorative and ... Read more...

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Saturday August 13 is bookies favourite for Prince William’s big day


November 17th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton's wedding date has certainly become talk of the town.Paddy Power is offering bets on the royal wedding, with the Saturday ... Read more...

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Now, a Royal Mint medal to commemorate Sir Bobby Robson


November 6th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5(ANI): In recognition of his services to English football, the Royal Mint in the UK will issue a special medal in the name of former football manager Sir Bobby Robson. ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s historical David Sassoon Library and Reading Room reopens


June 14th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 14 (ANI): The David Sassoon Library and Reading Room that was set up in 1870 at Mumbai is a treasure trove of both knowledge and information.The library was closed in ... Read more...

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Henry VIII immortalised in coins


June 9th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Henry VIII has been immortalised in coins to honour five centuries since he became the King of England.Image of the royal would appear on five new coins made ... Read more...

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Robert Burns is first non-Royal to be honoured with three collections of stamps


January 19th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns has become the first non-Royal to be honoured with three collections of stamps.Burns, whose new edition of stamps will be ... Read more...

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