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Spare change, Mister?

This will be old news to British Johnsonians, but I just found out that the British Royal Mint last year issued a commemorative fifty pence coin for the 250th anniversary of the publication of Johnson’s Dictionary in 1755. In addition to the general circulation coin, serious collectors can spring for the gold proof. It is not, however, the first Johnsonian coin.

Published in:John Overholt |on April 3rd, 2006 |Comments Off on Spare change, Mister?