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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New US $1 coin honours the Delaware inventor who classified the stars
The new coin featuring inventor Annie Jump Cannon launches a 14-year coin series recognising innovation and invention…
13 September 2019
30th anniversary of National Police Remembrance Day marked by new coin
The 30th anniversary of National Police Remembrance Day to honour Australia’s police forces has been marked with a…
12 September 2019
Centenary of the first Remembrance Day - new £5 coin collection from The Royal…
The Royal Mint has revealed details of a new £5 coin collection to mark 100 years since the first Remembrance Day - held…
10 September 2019
Spooks & Spies: FIRST EVER coin to feature a secret code revealed by Royal…
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint’s) first ever coin featuring a secret code releases today (9 September 2019) to…
09 September 2019
Centenary of the Great Air Race - new eight-coin collection
The Centenary of the Great Air Race from England to Australia has been commemorated with the launch of a new eight-coin…
04 September 2019
Kookaburra Patterns centenary - Royal Australian Mint celebrates the coins that…
The centenary of one of Australia's most distinctive and unusual coins - which was never actually released - is to be…
27 August 2019
Flamingos series announced by Pobjoy Mint on behalf of British Virgin Islands
Pobjoy Mint has announced that its popular Flamingos coin series is now available as a six-coin complete set.
23 August 2019
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park 2019 - new from US Mint
The US Mint has announced the latest forthcoming release in its America the Beautiful quarters programme: a three-coin…
23 August 2019
How much is the 1973 'European Economic Community' 50p worth?
The Royal Mint issued a special 50p coin in 1973 to celebrate the UK's accession to the European Economic Community,…
19 August 2019

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