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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Two new Paddington 50p coins - find them in your change from 13 August
Two new 50p coins have today been unveiled by The Royal Mint depicting Paddington Bear at two iconic London landmarks -…
13 August 2019
James Monroe presidential silver medal - new from US Mint
A medal featuring the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, has been released as the latest in the US…
09 August 2019
New £5 Tower of London coin highlights ancient Ceremony of the Keys
The latest in a series of Tower of London coins from The Royal Mint spotlights the nightly Ceremony of the Keys at the…
07 August 2019
Bi-centennial bronze medal celebrates founding of the United States Coast Guard
A new bronze medal from the United States Mint celebrates the founding of America's oldest maritime defenders.
05 August 2019
New silver coin celebrates centenary of Canada's Victory Stampede
Royal Canadian Mint has released details of a silver coin with gold-plated rope rim that marks 100 years since the…
31 July 2019
Gates of Jerusalem, New Gate - latest in Israel Coins & Medal Corps Gates of…
Jerusalem's 19th-century New Gate is the latest addition to the coin series Gates of Jerusalem.
16 July 2019
Isle of Man issue Cricket World Cup 50p coins
Five new 50p coins have been issued on behalf of the Isle of Man, to celebrate the 2019 Cricket World Cup
12 July 2019
Native American $1 Coin highlights the contributions of Native Americans to the…
The reverse of the 2019 Native American $1 Coin highlights the contributions of Native Americans to the U.S. Space…
10 July 2019
The Ghan: 90th anniversary souvenir coin from Royal Australian Mint
The legendary long-distance Ghan railway service celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, and Royal Australian Mint…
08 July 2019

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