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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Civil War surgeon honoured in the American Women Quarters Program
The latest coin issued in the 2024 American Women Quarters Program features Civil War surgeon, Dr Mary Edwards Walker…
16 July 2024
Reconstruction – Elephant, the latest from CIT
The latest coin release from CIT is a tribute to the imposing Elephants of Africa in their untamed Savanna Power.
26 June 2024
Monnaie de Paris marks D-Day 80th anniversary
The Monnaie de Paris has issued a set of 4 coins to mark the D-Day landings of 6th June 1944, a decisive moment in World…
15 June 2024
80th Anniversary of D-Day commemorated by The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint has marked the recent 80th anniversary of D-Day with a new brilliant uncirculated 50p coin.
15 June 2024
Germany releases new coin for the Euros
To mark the UEFA European Football Championship, colloquially referred to as the Euros, Germany has issued an €11 coin…
11 June 2024
New Austrian coin release celebrates the world beneath our feet
A new silver two-tone niobium €25 denomination coin released by the Austrian Mint illustrates the world beneath our feet…
20 May 2024
Royal Dutch Mint celebrates Amsterdamse Poort in new coin release
The Royal Dutch Mint has released the second silver ducat in its series on city gates and access roads, this time…
20 May 2024
The Royal Canadian Mint releases tribute to the original 1939 commemorative…
The Royal Canadian Mint has released a new $1 pure silver coin in celebration of the original 1939 commemorative silver…
12 May 2024
Harry Potter and the Winged Keys 50p released by The Royal Mint
Harry Potter has made a return to official UK coins with the release of a new commemorative 50p from The Royal Mint and…
11 May 2024

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