With so many coins being issued each year it’s hard to know how to select the best ones to own. That’s why I’ve written a series of Expert Guides to help you focus on the most collectable coins. Our 20 years’ plus experience and expertise in the gold and silver coin market have gone into … More Our new Expert Guides – the inside track to the best coins for your Portfolio
The brand new 2017 UK Proof Sovereign features a one-year-only design to mark the bicentenary of the modern Sovereign and it sold out within a month of release. The Royal Mint returned to the original Gold Sovereign design first released right back in 1817. It features Benedetto Pistrucci’s original garter design, surrounding the St. George … More Design changes – The guarantee for Sovereign collectability
The rarest British coin ever made has been found. In a 4-year-old’s toy treasure chest… The coin, a Queen Anne Vigo coin, was passed on to a 35-year-old labourer from Essex by his late grandfather. He gave the coin to his 4-year-old son to play with when he bought him a toy treasure chest. Fortunately, he took … More Rarest British coin ever made found
Revealed at the end of the abridged history of the Gold Sovereign with this infographic, find out why this new release is the most important Sovereign for years. WANT TO KNOW MORE? Our Expert Guide on the UK Gold Sovereign leaves nothing out and gives you a concise history of the UK’s most collectable gold … More Released Today: The 2017 Bicentenary Sovereign
An 1820 £5 pattern created by famed engraver Benedetto Pistrucci is going under the hammer with an estimate of over £250,000. It is the largest and sharpest example of Pistrucci’s iconic design of St. George slaying the mythical dragon ever seen on a coin. Both sides are boldly signed with Pistrucci’s last name. This particular pattern (a coin which … More £250,000 for the best St George & the Dragon coin?
Although the Sovereign is Great Britain’s best-loved coin, few people realise that not all of them were struck in this country. 2016 is the 200th anniversary of the Great Recoinage Act 1816, which resulted in the introduction of the modern Sovereign in 1817, replacing the Guinea. The gold Sovereign reached the height of its prominence … More When Sovereigns were produced all over the world