This coin – a perfectly ordinary penny minted in 1903 – was part of this civil disobedience. Stamped with the suffragette slogan “votes for women”, it circulated as small change, and spread the message of the campaigners.
16 hidden gems in Wales you may never have heard of
16 hidden gems in Wales you may never have heard of - Llanthony Priory: Overlooked by the guidebooks in favour of Tintern Abbey to the south, Llanthony Priory is set far up into the hills of the Black Mountains and as remote and beautiful as it gets. Giraldus Cambrensis described it in the 12th century.