New £2 coin celebrates the anniversary of the Great Fire of London!

Look out for one of these in your pocket money!

The Royal Mint has announced that there’s a brand new £2 coin on the way!

It’s going to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London.

The Great Fire of London happened in 1666 and destroyed lots of homes, churches and other important buildings in London.

The coin shows London burning from the perspective of a boat sailing along the Thames.


Plus! The £2 coin is not the only piece of new money you’ll be seeing in your pocket money this year!

There is also a new fiver on the way this September…

Click here to find out all about it!

Learn a bit more about the Great Fire of London with the guys from Horrible Histories here:

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