Collecting Guides

Read our range of entertaining features and articles on stamp and coin collectors and collectables here

An example of a new £1 coin ‘error’ which is completely gold in colour, rather than the bi-metallic appearance of ...

21/02/2018

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Still considered to be the Royal Mint’s flagship coin, hundreds of years since it first appeared, the sovereign ...

19/02/2018

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The Royal Mint has today announced that four new designs will be added to its Beatrix Potter collection for ...

19/02/2018

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The Royal Mint recently appointed Anne Jessopp as its new chief executive and Deputy Master of the Mint, the first ...

19/02/2018

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To celebrate the London 2012 Olympics, The Royal Mint issued 29 50p coins, each depicting a different Olympic ...

17/02/2018

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100 years ago this month the Representation of the People Act gave the vote to women for the first time, after ...

15/02/2018

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Four generations of the British Royal Family, whose lives span 87 years, are celebrated on new coins issued by The ...

12/02/2018

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The Kew Gardens 50p coin, issued in 2009, is the rarest UK 50p circulation coin due to the low mintage by The ...

08/02/2018

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The Europa 2018 stamp theme of bridges has inspired postal bureaux across the continent, as the first designs are ...

05/02/2018

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Numismatics is the study or collection of coins. A person who studies or collects coinage is often referred to as ...

03/02/2018

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Collecting coins, also known as numismatics, is a hugely rewarding past-time, allowing you to explore world ...

01/02/2018

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Richard Kelleher spotlights the collection of the British Museum’s Department of Coins and Medals with a coin from ...

29/01/2018

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