Decimalisation short-story competition

Illustrations for the winning entry by Rhys Davies in The Royal Mint Museum’s short-story competition, for year five and year six primary school children in Wales. The theme commemorates the 50th anniversary of decimalisation in the UK on 15 February 2021.

You can read Rhys’s wonderful story ‘The life of an old shilling’ in full at

Take a look at my blog post on the project!

Coloured pencil. Final layout reproduced by courtesy of The Royal Mint Museum.

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