You've probably noticed by now the cool new coins for 2009 that started popping up towards the end of last year. If you've had one of the new £1 coins, you'll probably know that when you fit all the coins together, they make up the Royal Shield from the Royal Coat of Arms. I don't dig that they're Royal, but as soon as I learned that they fitted together, I knew I had to collect them. This week I finally got the elusive 50p piece from the nice lady in the Post Office in Hursley, so here they are in all their glory:
There are also some new £2 coins about, one commererating Robert Burns and the other Charles Darwin, but I haven't seen any of those yet.