WIN a Lunar Year Of The Monkey gold coin

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To celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Monkey, we’re giving away a Lunar Year of the Monkey gold coin! This year, Chinese New Year falls on 8 February and from 4 – 19 February you’ve got a chance to win this amazing prize. To enter, all you have to do is correctly answer the question ‘Which breed of monkey is Wuon-Gean’s Year of the Monkey coin design based on?‘ and complete the entry form below. Tricky question? Well, take a look at our latest Designers’ Inspiration video on our YouTube channel because we caught up with UK Lunar coin designer Wuon-Gean Ho to find out more about her Year of the Monkey design! Will the Year of the Monkey be your lucky year?

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‘Guess and WIN’ Facebook Competition

The World Cup is well underway and already offsides are proving to be a significant talking point. The most offsides in a 2014 World Cup game so far is 10. In England’s last match against Italy on 14th June 2014 there were 7 offsides in total.

How many offsides (total number of offsides awarded against both teams) do you think there will be in England’s World Cup match tonight against Uruguay? 

Guess correctly and you could be in with a chance of winning 1 of 5 Sports Edition Coin Hunt Collector Albums.

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Win a Coin Collector Album on ‘Blue Monday’

We’ve decided to brighten up your Blue Monday with a chance to win one of our ‘Great British Coin Hunt’ Coin Collector Albums. Blue Monday is the day which is reported to be the gloomiest of the year – this year it is 20th January 2014.

To be in with a chance of winning this prize Follow @RoyalMintUK on Twitter and tweet us a smile with the hashtag #BlueMonday before 8pm on 20th January (Blue Monday).

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The ‘My Royal Mint’ coin video promotion

Here at The Royal Mint, we always love hearing from coin collectors about how much they enjoy the coins and coin sets we strike. In recent years, through facebook and twitter, we have seen this take on a new dimension with coin fans sharing photos of them and their collections with us.

Now, we would like to take that to the next level! We are calling on coin fans everywhere, all over the world, to send us short videos of the coins or coin collections they love.

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The Advent Calendar ‘Offside’ Competition

On Day 15 of our Facebook Advent Calendar, we asked our fans to send us their explanations of the notoriously difficult-to-explain Football Offside Rule.

50p Football Small

With 3 prizes on offer of a London 2012 Olympic Football 50p Brilliant Uncirculated coin for the versions that we found the most amusing, we had a great time judging them! Here are the 3 Winners; we hope you enjoy and learn from these versions as much as we did!

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