Great Britain’s Royal Mint is asking the public to decide who should be selected for the next coin in its Great Britons collectable series and the list of names includes [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm].
If selected, the former [lastfm]Beatle[/lastfm] would join William Shakespeare, Winston Churchill, Charles Darwin, Florence Nightingale and Sir Isaac Newton as others who have had their likeness put on a commemorative coin.
Lennon is one of six possible candidates. The others include Jane Austen and Sir Walter Raleigh.
This marks the first time in the Royal Mint’s 1,100-year history that it has asked the public to help decide whose likeness to put on a commemorative coin. Lennon currently ranks fourth in the voting, which closes on July 31.
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