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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Third coin celebrating the King's 75th features Caernarfon Castle
The new 50p coin shows the Welsh castle where His Majesty was invested as Prince of Wales in 1969
24 August 2023
USA issues 'Freedom of the Press' coin
A coin marking the freedom of the press is the latest in the five-year First Amendment to the United States Constitution…
17 August 2023
£5 coin celebrates The Police
On 24 July, The Royal Mint unveiled the latest coin in its Music Legends series, which this time is celebrating The…
16 August 2023
Art Nouveau coin from Belgium
To celebrate the year of art nouveau in Belgium, the Royal Mint of Belgium has issued a unique €2 coin, which is…
15 August 2023
Coin celebrates Vasco da Gama Aquarium
A new €7.50 coin has been issued by the Portuguese Mint (Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda) to celebrate the 125th…
13 August 2023
Mongolian Falcon Copper
The Saker Falcon is the latest subject in the 'Wild Mongolia' series of coins, issued on behalf of Mongolia, and…
08 August 2023
Year of the Dragon Gold
The 2024 issue in the Lunar Year coins from Mongolia features the 'Year of the Dragon' and celebrates the…
25 July 2023
Sun god Ra is the third release in the Egyptian Gods series
The Pobjoy Mint series commemorates 250 years since the birth of Egyptologist Dr Thomas Young
20 July 2023
ColorEYEzed – hazel brown
The second coin in the 'ColorEYEzed' series of coins, issued on behalf of Palau, celebrates the relatively rare hazel…
18 July 2023

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