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Stephen Hawking commemorated on new 50p blackhole coin

Professor Stephen Hawking is being commemorated on a new 50p coin unveiled by the Royal Mint today.

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Deal of the week: get 20% off Royal Mint coins including Peter Rabbit and Paddington

Moneywise partner Vouchercloud is offering a 20% off discount code for Royal Mint childhood character and bestselling coin orders.

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UK's cash system is on the "verge of collapse" amid fears millions could be left struggling

The UK’s cash system is on the “verge of collapse”, with ATM and bank branch closures just “the tip of the iceberg”, a new report reveals.

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Half of Moneywise readers check their change for rare coins - here's what to look out for

Nearly half of all Moneywise readers check their change for rare coins, our latest poll reveals.

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Rural cash machines to be saved by bumper fees for local operators - but thousands could still disappear

Cash machine operators are to be given a “super premium” in remote areas to help reduce the number of ATM closures.

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Rarest 50p in Britain sells for £109 - do you have one stashed away?

The Kew Gardens 50p coin, one of the rarest in circulation, sold for £109 on auction site eBay yesterday.

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Commemorative 50p coin set worth £90 sells out in one hour - and is now on eBay for £499

The Royal Mint launched a series of 50p coins to commemorate 50 years of its circulation, but has sold out in just one hour.

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My money lessons: Coin enthusiast turns to cryptocurrency collecting

Jon Bannister (pictured below) was challenged by friends to collect a complete set of 54 rare 50p coins. But when coins became harder to collect, he switched to cryptocurrency.

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'Very rare' 50p sells for £480 on eBay

A bidding war on auction site eBay saw a ‘very rare’ 50p coin sell for £480 this week

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Have your say on who features on the new polymer £50 note - but it has to be a scientist

The Bank of England has revealed the new £50 note will feature the face of a prominent British scientist, with the public being asked to make nominations over the next six weeks.

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