6 coins.. 6 designs.. up to £30,000 prize

The Royal Mint have announced an open competition to replace the reverse designs on the 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p and 50p coins by Christopher Ironside, introduced in 1971, and the 20p reverse design by William Gardner introduced in 1982 [ N.B. not the obverse design as the Guardian reports *shakes head*]. You can download the full design brief here.. and, if you want to submit a design, you have until 14 November 2005.