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New coin to mark Island celebration year

A new coin's being released by the government to help celebrate the Island this year.

2018's been dubbed the Year of Our Island and will see a number of events marking various aspects of Manx culture.

The Treasury says it will commemorate the year with a special £5 coin made of copper, zinc and nickel.

On one side is a portrait of the queen, while the reverse features a map of the Island.

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