• Short Summary

    Footage of new footage of the new 50 pence piece at the Royal Mint. Tower Hill, London.

  • Description

    Decimal Coin - 50 pence piece. Royal Mint. Tower Hill, London.

    SV Tray of new decimal coinage - the 50 pence. (Blanks ready for stampeding). CU The blanks. GV Men working machines in Mint stamping the new coins. CU Blanks going to machine. Pan down to tray showing new coins coming out. CU New coins dropping into tray. SCU Lord Fisk, Chairman of Decimal Currency Board, and Mr. James, Master of the Mint. CU Machinery working. SV Man watching new coins passing along moving belt. CU Two of the new 50p. pieces, showing head of Elizabeth one side and Britannia the other. SV Man wheeling trolley with bags of the new coins. CU Bags of new coins. On top a label, '50 Pence - £250'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2229.11
    Media URN:
    57510
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:05:00 / 01:11:38:00
    Canister:
    69/82

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    \"Mr James\" in the text is Jack James.

    \"Lord Fisk\" in the text should read Lord Fiske.

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