Medal honour for Sir Bobby.
THE life and times of former England manager Sir Bobby Robson Sir Robert William Robson CBE (born 18 February 1933, in Sacriston, County Durham, England), commonly known as Bobby Robson (IPA: /ˈbɒbi ˈrɒbsən/ are to be remembered in a special medal commissioned by the Royal Mint The Royal Mint is the body permitted to manufacture, or mint, coins in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Royal Mint originated over one thousand years ago, but it has functioned since 1975 as a 'Government Trading Fund', operating in much , it was announced today.
The Royal Mint said the honour was normally reserved for members of the Royal Family but it was right to extend this to Sir Bobby.
A portion of the proceeds from sales of the medal will be donated do·nate
v. do·nat·ed, do·nat·ing, do·nates
To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
To make a contribution to a fund or cause. to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the charity the former England, Newcastle and Ipswich manager founded.
So far the foundation has raised more that pounds 2 million towards the early detection and treatment of cancer.
Sir Bobby, from Langley Park, County Durham The village of Langley Park is situated in County Durham in England. The picturesque and historic city of Durham lies 4 miles to the east whilst the larger city of Newcastle upon Tyne is 15 miles to the north. , died at his home in July aged 76 following a long public battle against cancer.