Ben Pruchnie / Getty LONDON — Former Chancellor George Osborne had a secret plan to get rid of 1p and 2p coins, but was stopped by then-Prime Minister David Cameron who worried the move would harm the image of the Conservative party, according to The Guardian. Osborne reportedly came within weeks of scrapping coppers shortly after winning […]

Royal Mint The new pound coin. LONDON — The government has urged the British public to raid their savings jars ahead of the launch of the new pound coin. Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke announced on Sunday that the new 12-sided pound coin will enter circulation 28 March 2017, meaning existing versions of […]