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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Estonia to issue €2 commemorative coin to mark Antarctica anniversary
Bank of Estonia will issue a new €2 commemorative coin in January 2020, to mark the 200th anniversary of the discovery…
17 June 2019
Peter Pan 50p coin collection: new from Isle of Man coins
A new collection of six 50p coins inspired by the Peter Pan stories has been issued by Isle of Man Coins.
12 June 2019
Video - world-first for Australia moon landing anniversary coin
Royal Australian Mint has revealed designs of new limited edition domed coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the…
10 June 2019
New set of military 50p coins released by The Royal Mint
50p coins featuring the anniversaries of the Battle of Britain, D-Day landings, Victoria Cross and Battle of Hastings…
06 June 2019
Historian Thucydides featured on new €10 silver coin from Bank of Greece
The latest €10 coin in Greece's Greek Culture series features the fifth-century historian Thucydides, famous for his…
05 June 2019
Your guide to coins commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day
In a special feature on new coins, we take a look at the range of different designs that have been issued recently to…
04 June 2019
New D-Day anniversary coins from Royal Canadian Mint
Canada's involvement in the D-Day landings is remembered in new D-Day coins from Royal Canadian Mint.
04 June 2019
Jerusalem Windmill - latest in the Jerusalem of Gold bullion series
Israel Mint has revealed the design of the ninth in its Jerusalem of Gold series - a 1oz coin featuring Jerusalem…
03 June 2019
The second coin in the Captain James Cook £2 series has been released
Royal Mint has issued the second in its three-coin Captain James Cook collection, celebrating the adventures of the…
30 May 2019

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