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Christmas £5 coin released by Treasury

1,500 limited edition coins available

Treasury has released a festive £5 coin.

Tower Mint were commissioned to design the coin, featuring the universal symbol of peace; a dove carrying an olive branch, surrounded by a wreath.

It bears the inscription 'Nollick Ghennal' ; Manx for 'Merry Christmas', and on its edge - 'Shee dy row er y thalloo', which translates as 'Peace on earth'.

1,500 coins are being distributed via the Post Office. 

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