Starting the New Year off with a SELL OUT – UK 2023 Annual Coin Sets JUST launched

Just yesterday, The Royal Mint launched the highly anticipated UK 2023 Annual Coin Set, said to be one of the most sought-after coin launches we’ve seen in years.   The coins are the very first 2023 dated coin to feature the effigy of King Charles III, a significant change to UK coinage for over 70 years, […]

5 Reasons why this Sovereign is the most collectable Christmas coin 

The Isle of Man Christmas Sovereign is back for 2022!  Each coin in the range has been struck from precious metals. And this year for the very first time, we have been treated to the rare, Silver Piedfort specification.   This means there really is something for everyone in this 2022 Christmas Sovereign range authorised by […]

BREAKING: First UK Sovereign featuring King Charles III announced

On 15th November at 9am collectors will be in with a chance of securing the latest UK Coin release – the first ever Gold Sovereign to feature King Charles III.  I’ll give you a round up of what we know so far in a moment (or you can scroll down a few paragraphs if you’re […]

Creating a UNIQUE numismatic Masterpiece

In support of The Royal British Legion In 1976, Argentinian forces occupied the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. In response, for the first time since the Second World War, all branches of the British armed forces were deployed and within days a British task force set sail across the Atlantic.  It was one of the […]

Huge demand drives 66,000 long queue for King Charles III coins

The brand-new, official King Charles III effigy for UK coinage was revealed on 30th September 2022. It is the first portrait of King Charles to be featured on a UK commemorative and circulating coinage. To initiate its introduction, it’s been featured across a brand-new range in honour of the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth […]

Revealed today – Official King Charles III effigy unveiled by Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has today unveiled the official coin effigy of King Charles III that we’ll be seeing on our circulating coinage in the not-too-distant future. The portrait has been personally approved by His Majesty and has been created by British Sculptor Martin Jennings. In keeping with tradition the new King faces left – the […]

4 reasons The Royal Mint’s brand-new Sovereign issue will create collecting hysteria

Five years ago, The Royal Mint released a special version of its flagship Gold Sovereign that sold out within 24 hours of launch. Now, they’ve reintroduced this scarce coin for 2022, and we’re set to see the same hysteria and demand. The double-thickness Gold Proof Sovereign Known as the Piedfort Sovereign, the coin is struck […]

The 4 words on all American coins that violate the First Amendment?

“In God We Trust” is the official motto of the United States. It first appeared on an American coin in 1864 and President Dwight Eisenhower approved a law in 1955 that required “In God We Trust” to appear on all American currency. But some groups in the US are objecting to its use, suggesting it […]

The weird and wonderful coins of the Berlin World Money Fair

Every year, thousands of coin collectors and hundreds of dealers and Mints descend upon the Estrel Exhibition Centre in Berlin for the World Money Fair. It’s a pretty intense few days of one meeting after an other, being shown countless coins – some from countries I’ve never even heard of. So what caught my eye […]

The most talked about coin of all time?

One coin has dominated discussion over the last few months, probably more than any other coin I can remember. And those discussions are not just limited to coin collecting circles and online forums. This has been headline news. Now it’s here. Let me explain why I think this is such an important coin now and […]