Lifestyle 

eBay: £2 coin with THIS error selling for £5,000 online– do you have one in your wallet?

Ebay is a brilliant platform to find rare and collectable coins – and to sell them, if you find you have one. A rare Charles Dickens £2 coin is selling for a whopping £5,000 on the buying and selling site, thanks to its rare status and unusual errors.  The seller, neanderthal1958, is based in York, UK, and has listed the coin, which they sell is in “fair condition”. The caption reads: “Very very rare Charles Dickens 2 pound coin 2012 Royal Mint mistakes x2.” The first mistake, it is revealed,…

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10 Facts 

Emancipation: Top 10 facts about womens’ right to vote

1. Actually it gave votes only to women over 30, who were householders, the wives of householders, occupiers of property with an annual rent of £5 and graduates of British universities. 2. An Act in November 1918 added the right for women to be elected to Parliament. 3. It took another 10 years before women over 21 could vote, giving them parity with men. 4. Votes for Women campaigners divided into non-violent suffragists and militant suffragettes. 5. The first women to be elected to Parliament in the UK was Constance…

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Lifestyle 

eBay: Rare 50p coin sells for £600 – do you have one of these Olympic coins?

An eBay seller has recently sold a rare Olympic Triathlon 50p for £600.  The coin, which sold on 9 November 2017, was purchased for the sum with one bid made. Seller nicoljenkin46 from Bedworth made a tasty profit with this coin, but how rare is it, and could you have one? There are 1,163,500 of these coins in circulation currently, given them a scarcity rating of 86, which means the coin is very scarce. The scarcity index for 50ps goes from one to 100, with one being the least scarce…

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Lifestyle 

eBay: Rare 50p coin listed for £5,995 – do you have one in your wallet?

Ebay sellers sometimes sell rare coins on the auction site, which are worth much more than their face value. Both old and new coins can earn a huge sum, if they have a value among collectors.  Peter Rabbit 50p coin – how much is it worth?  A rare Peter Rabbit 50 is being listed for £5,995 on eBay, and others have been auctioned for figures in the thousands.  The special coin was created to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter in 2016. It is one of…

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Lifestyle 

eBay: 50p coin sold for £500 – do you have one of the rare Isle of Man coins?

A rare 50p coin sold on eBay earlier this month for £500. The Isle of Man 50p is somewhat of a mystery, as the coin is not listed on Royal Mint’s site and there are no details of the coin’s circulation. However, Nantwich Collectibles sold one of the unique coins on January 3 for £510, with fourteen bids being made on the item. The coin shows on its face two motorcyclists racing, surrounded by a wreath – but why? The coin is partially so mysterious because coins in the Isle…

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Emmanuel Macron to clash with Corsica after REJECTING calls to take control

But Paris refused to make major concessions to the French-controlled island. The Corsican nationalists Pè a Corsica (For Corsica) were given a major boost to their cause on Sunday when they took a decisive victory in regional elections, winning two thirds of the seats in the new regional council that takes office on January 1, 2018. The nationalist alliance was formed two years ago by independents Gilles Simeoni and Jean-Guy Talamoni.  The Corsican cause, while having some similarities to a number of nationalist causes that have swept through Europe recently,…

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Macron’s Catalonia: French leader under pressure as Corsican nationalists DEMAND autonomy

On Sunday, the nationalist coalition Pè a Corsica (For Corsica) won the second round of polling with the 56,5% of the votes and is now calling for President Emmanuel Macron to re-open a debate on Corsica’s independence.  The nationalist alliance was formed two years ago by independents Gilles Simeoni and Jean-Guy Talamoni.  After the victory, Mr Simeoni said Paris will have to “come to terms with what is happening in Corsica”, pressing President Macron to re-open negotiations on independence. Corsica is highly dependent on funds from Paris. The nationalist alliance…

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Entertainment 

X Factor favourite Rebecca Ferguson showcases different sound on NEW single – LISTEN

Uncrazy, released alongside AFSHeeN, is out today – and sees the star embracing a more chilled-out, electronic sound. “Uncrazy is about having that person that is there for you no matter what you’re feeling,” she told Huffington Post.  “Finding that person that makes you feel safe even though you haven’t got it all together.” AFSHeeN added: “I wrote the song with my production and co-writer Josh Cumbee. When there’s a lyric that says ‘the chemicals in my head are raging,’ I deal with that a lot.  Listen below. “It’s really…

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