Royal Mint to commemorate fossil hunter Mary Anning


Special 50p coins will feature some of the Jurassic creatures discovered by 19th-century palaeontologist

One of the most terrifying Jurassic sea creatures is to appear on commemorative 50p coins to celebrate the work of the pioneering fossil hunter Mary Anning.

The temnodontosaurus coins will shine a light on the 19th-century palaeontologist, who made a series of discoveries near her home in Lyme Regis, Dorset.

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