Coin Guides

Discover much more about the thousands of coins you can add to your collection with our growing archive of coin guides.

From modern circulation currency to classic coins from our distant past, our expert collecting guides give you the background information, details of varieties and advice on how to buy the coins. 

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Dr Jonas Salk, polio vaccine pioneer, to be honoured on US coin
The latest in the US Mint's American Innovation coin series honours the work of Dr Jonas Salk, who discovered and…
06 December 2019
Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness - new products from US Mint
An Idaho wilderness has been captured for posterity on the newest releases of the America the Beautiful Quarters®…
27 November 2019
John Quincy Adams presidential silver medal - honouring the sixth president of…
The US Mint has released a silver medal in its presidential series - focusing on John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)
19 November 2019
Collecting tokens: political pieces, part two
In the second part of his guide to collecting political tokens, Mike Roberts takes a look at the designs commenting on…
15 November 2019
Qantas centenary commemorated with eleven-coin set
Royal Australian Mint has announced the release of an 11-coin set to mark the centenary of Qantas airline.
15 November 2019
Church of the Nativity: second in the Holy Land Sites coin series
The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is the second site featured on Israel Mint's Holy Land coin series.
12 November 2019
Collecting tokens: political pieces, part one
The current political climate has often been described as chaotic. But as Mike Roberts reveals in the first of a new…
12 November 2019
United States Marine Corps 244th anniversary coin
The United States Mint pays tribute to one of the oldest Armed Force of the US with a bicentennial bronze medal.
11 November 2019
Remembrance Day 2019 - new Royal Mint £5 coin
The Royal Mint has released a £5 coin to commemorate Remembrance Day 2019, when the nation pays tribute to the fallen.
11 November 2019

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