The Royal Mint said it produced no new one and two pence coins last year for the first time in decades.
Plans for a 50p coin to commemorate Brexit could come unstuck if Theresa May’s request for an extension to Article 50 is granted by EU members.
A coin enthusiast is facing life imprisonment for the “senseless and brutal” murder of a fellow collector over his limited edition Beatrix Potter 50p coins.
A plane was held at Shanghai Pudong International Airport for more than five hours after passengers said they saw a woman throwing coins at the engine
A turtle ate 915 coins after they were thrown into its pond by tourists, an operation was carried out on the animal, but unfortunately it did not work