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. 

Use the categories drop-down menu below, or simply search for your chosen coin.

The Angel gold coin explained
Your video guide to the Angel, an English gold coin introduced by King Edward IV in 1465 which lasted until the 17th…
05 July 2020
First 50p for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Pobjoy Mint has revealed the first 50p coin series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government,…
08 June 2020
US Mint launches basketball coins
The United States Mint has launched the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program, to mark the 60th…
04 June 2020
Hylaeosaurus 50p coin completes Dinosauria collection
The Royal Mint have issued the final coin in their Dinosauria 50p coin collection, with the design featuring a…
01 June 2020
£2 coin marks 75th anniversary of VE Day
The Royal Mint pays special thanks to the wartime generation who gave so much and honours their spirit and sacrifice…
04 May 2020
New 50p coin marks VE Day anniversary
A new coloured 50p coin, issued on behalf of the Government of Gibraltar, has been issued to commemorate the 75th…
27 April 2020
US Mint reveals design for 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar
The United States Mint has announced the design for the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar, celebrating the…
25 April 2020
New Belgian coin celebrates '75 years of peace and freedom'
Belgium's latest commemorative coin marks '75 years of peace and freedom in Europe' and is one of many coins being…
21 April 2020
Ice-edge coin remember's lost Canadian expedition
The Royal Canadian Mint have issued a coin featuring an 'ice edge', resembling the ice that trapped Sir John Franklin's…
10 April 2020

Page 1 of 23