Wednesday, December 07, 2011
New Circulating Coin Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Charles Dicken's Birth
Artist Matthew Dent has arranged well known titles from Dickens’ novels to create a unique portrait of the author, literally in his own words.
From his Sketches by Boz, to his last and unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the coin is a uniquely styled bibliography of Dickens’ literary masterpieces, referencing much loved classics including David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol.
On the edge of the coin is an inscription which features . . .
Read more at: The Royal Mint