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NEXT time you're in Britain, check your change. The Royal Mint admits it's made a rare error - and produced coins without a date on them for the first time in centuries.

The mint said yesterday that at least 100,000 of the yearless 20-pence coins, worth 33 US cents at face value, slipped into circulation at the end of last year.

If found, a coin would be worth hundreds of times more to collectors.

Numismatists say the last time that the Royal Mint made such a mistake was 1672.

The error happened when the Royal Mint issued a new design of the coin that moved the year from the reverse side to the obverse, bearing the head of Queen Elizabeth II.


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