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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Isle of Man wildlife on new set of coins
An issue celebrating the Manx Wildlife Trust collection is the first full 2023 decimal set featuring King Charles III…
15 October 2023
King Andrew I of Hungary
A commemorative coin for King Andrew I, who ruled 1040–60, is the second issue in Hungary’s series titled…
12 October 2023
Ors de France series launched
Announced earlier this year, the Paris Mint has now released the first coins in its Ors de France series. Since 2008,…
03 October 2023
Canada wins Most Innovative Coin of the Year
The Royal Canadian Mint’s 2022 5oz pure silver coin on the theme of the Canadian Ghost Ship has won the Coin of the Year…
29 September 2023
New release in the Sierra Leone 'African Animal Masks Series ll'
The fourth coin in the series created by Pobjoy Mint features the baboon
28 September 2023
RAF Cranwell on fourth coin to celebrate King Charles' 75th birthday
The new 50p coin is a very limited release of 950
14 September 2023
£2 coin celebrates JRR Tolkien
The Royal Mint has issued a new £2 collectable coin to commemorate the life and work of JRR Tolkien, author of The Lord…
08 September 2023
Last coin issued in the Glaciers of the Antarctic Territory series
The sixth and final coin features the Venus Glacier
31 August 2023
Elsie MacGill honoured on Canadian coin
The Royal Canadian Mint issued a new $1 commemorative circulation coin on 1 August honouring Elsie MacGill, an…
24 August 2023

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