WITH Brexit simply across the nook, Brits can count on a brand new 50p coin to be coming into their pockets to commemorate leaving the European Union.
What what’s the 50p Brexit coin, when does it enter circulation and what has Chancellor Sajid Javid stated about it?
The Brexit 50p coin will commemorate the UK’s ‘new chapter’[/caption]
What’s the 50 pence Brexit coin?
To mark the UK’s exit from the European Union, a brand new coin has been made – dubbed the ‘Brexit’ coin.
It is going to be the identical form because the traditional 50p cash that now we have in our pockets, bearing a brand new description studying: “Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations.”
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, initially ordered the manufacturing of Brexit coin for the UK’s unique departure on 31 October.
However the Brexit delay meant about one million cash needed to be melted down and the metallic put apart till a brand new exit date was confirmed.
When will the Brexit coin enter circulation?
Commemorating the brand new chapter in affairs, about three million Brexit cash will enter circulation across the UK from Friday 31 January.
An extra seven million 50p cash are anticipated to be added afterward within the yr.
As a part of the launch of the coin, the Royal Mint will open the doorways of its south Wales HQ for 24 hours to let individuals strike their very own Brexit cash.
On 31 January, the general public can mark the milestone within the UK’s historical past by having a tour of the Royal Mint adopted by a possibility to forge the coin for themselves.
What has Chancellor Sajid Javid stated in regards to the Brexit coin?
Mr Javid, who’s Grasp of the Mint, was given the primary batch of cash and can current one to Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week.
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As he unveiled the 50p coin, he stated: “Leaving the European Union is a turning level in our historical past and this coin marks the start of this new chapter.”
The coin says ‘Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations’ alongside the date of Brexit[/caption]
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