The fastest sell-outs of 2015… and my tips for 2016

It may frustrate collectors, but sell-outs are a fact of life in the coin world. When something has a set edition limit its supply is, by definition, limited, so if demand exceeds that supply you will see a coin sell out. Sometimes it happens very quickly. Here are five of the fastest sell-outs of 2015: […]

Why collectors have been counting down to today

Today is the day that Her Majesty becomes our longest reigning monarch of all time, bypassing the previous record of 23,226 days, 16 hours and 23 minutes set by her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria. The prospect of Her Majesty surpassing Queen Victoria’s time on the throne to become our longest reigning monarch seems to have […]

DateStamp™ Sovereign Sell-out

Earlier this year it was announced that the Queen’s portrait for our coinage was to change, which prompted huge demand amongst collectors for coins featuring the Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS portrait.  One of the most sought after issued was the 1st January DateStamp™ Sovereign  – which was already selling well and was over 75% allocated in December, long […]