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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LGBTQ+ 50p coin
The LGBTQ+ commemorative 50p celebrates the 50th anniversary of Pride UK and is the first time Britain’s LGBTQ+…
19 May 2022
Coin marks Lincoln Memorial centenary
Pobjoy Mint has unveiled a brand new reverse frosted bullion $1 coin to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Lincoln…
06 May 2022
New £2 coin celebrates 'Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration'
Released on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory, a new £2 coin is the first in a series celebrating 100 years…
05 May 2022
'Farewell to the Penny' coin from Canada
The last Canadian penny was struck in Winnipeg, Manitoba on 4 May 2012. Ten years later, the Royal Canadian Mint is…
04 May 2022
Shackleton ship Quest on new 50p
Pobjoy Mint has issued a new 50p coin featuring the famous tall ship Quest on behalf of South Georgia and the South…
25 April 2022
50p coin commemorates Platinum Jubilee
Pobjoy Mint have revealed a brand new 50p coin to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
21 April 2022
Your guide to the 1977 Silver Jubilee coin
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Queen's coronation, The Royal Mint issued a special Silver Jubilee Crown, so how…
20 April 2022
Zebra on new Sierra Leone coin
The last issue in the 'WILD 5 2022 Coin Collection' has been issued by Pobjoy Mint, featuring the Zebra.
19 April 2022
Similarities and differences in US and UK coinage
NGC Research Director David W. Lange discusses the links between US and UK coinage, from the first days of the American…
18 April 2022

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