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<br /> T H E R O YA L B R I T I S H<br /> LEGION<br /> APRIL 2020<br /> CREATING<br /> BETTER FUTURES<br /> For our Armed Forces<br /> community<br /> LIMITED TO<br /> JUST 1,879!<br /> 8½" (22cm) tall x<br /> 43" (12cm) wide x<br /> 4½" (11cm) deep.<br /> e shilling will be<br /> dated from 1838 to<br /> 1879, but speci c<br /> years cannot be<br /> guaranteed.<br /> Danbury Mint has a long tradition of charitable giving, having contributed over £100,000 to military<br /> charities. 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