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Silver Surfer Articles
38. Goodbye Coins?

I was reading an article which was basically a transcript of a Radio 4 “A Point of View” programme in 2008 in which Clive James was speaking about the Royal Mint producing coins with art work on them. This had me thinking back to the coins we’ve had in my life time and the gradual phasing out of real live money in my daily experience.

As these are articles for those of us who have reached the ripe old age of sixty and beyond, younger readers may find this merely a factual account of history. For us Silver Surfers, we were there!  In the past six months I’ve had the opportunity to use each of the currencies on the right - together with their coins, and it gets one thinking