New coins made at Royal Mint in Llantrisant go into circulation

New coins made by the Royal Mint in Llantrisant go into circulation today. They include a £2 coin to commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War and a 50 pence coin to celebrate the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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New coins made at Royal Mint go into circulation

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New coins made at the Royal Mint go into circulation today Credit: ITV Cyrmu Wales

New coins made at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant go into circulation today.

They include a new £2 coin to commemorate 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War and a 50 pence coin to celebrate the Commonweath Games, which takes place in Glasgow later in the year.

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A £2 coin to mark a century since the First World War Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

A new £2 coin to commemorate 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War will go into circulation from tomorrow.

A 50 pence coin has also been created looking ahead to next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

They were made at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant.