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 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
New Paris 2024 Olympic Games Coins Revealed
As the 2024 Olympic Games get closer, the Monnaie de Paris has been paying tribute to the Paris Olympic and Paralympic…
11 April 2024
The Royal Mint Launches New Star Wars Coin Range
Since 1977 the Star Wars films have captivated film-goers with the timeless opposition of good versus evil. Now, in time…
11 April 2024
RCAF centenary coins
Two new coins have been struck by the Royal Canadian Mint to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian…
19 February 2024
Latest 'Great Engravers' coin revealed
The Royal Mint has launched the next coin in its Great Engravers collection, paying homage to the St George and the…
15 February 2024
Stegosaurus on new Royal Mint 50p coin
The Royal Mint, in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, has unveiled a new collectable 50p coin featuring the…
12 February 2024

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