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.

Your guide to the Queen Victoria 'Bun' Penny
Discover the historical background to this interesting Victorian coin – issued between 1860 and 1894 – in this special…
25 January 2022
Your guide to the Platinum Jubilee 50p
The Royal Mint has confirmed that a 50p coin celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will be released into…
21 January 2022
£2 coin marks British Antarctic Territory anniversary
Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a brand new  2 coin to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the…
19 January 2022
British Virgin Islands coin features HMS Astrea
Pobjoy Mint have announced details of the third coin in the new series featuring ships connected to the British Virgin…
17 January 2022
Morgan Dollar coin now with 'Pearl Black Finish'
Pobjoy Mint have revealed a new 2021 coin to mark the Centenary of the transition of the Morgan Dollar to Peace Dollar…
12 January 2022
David Walliams' Mr Stink 50p issued
Pobjoy Mint has issued the second coin in the new series of 50p coins each featuring one of seven best-selling novels by…
05 January 2022
Coiniverse 2.0 is here!
Coiniverse introduces social features with you in control.
30 December 2021
Commonwealth Games 50p coin
The Royal Mint are marking the Birmingham Commonwealth Games with a new 50p coin featuring a geometric design. Find out…
29 December 2021
Interview: Rebecca Morgan, Head of Collector Services at The Royal Mint
We chat to Rebecca Morgan, Head of Collector Services at The Royal Mint, and ask her about her role, commemorative…
26 November 2021

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