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Coin Collecting Tips: Elizabeth II (1952 - ) Sovereign
The 1957 Sovereign was the first sovereign bearing Queen Elizabeth II's portrait that the public was allowed to buy. Learn more about the Queen's sovereigns in this coin collecting tip.
Coin Collecting Tips: James I Shilling (1615-1616)
In the seventeenth century, the shilling was established as an important denomination. Read this coin collecting tip and learn more about the James I Shiling and what to look for when collecting the series.
Coin Collecting Tips: George III (1760-1820) Sixpence
With the Great Recoinage of 1816, the sixpence series was resumed. It featured a new design very similar to that of the shilling. Learn more about the history of this coin in this coin collecting tip.
Coin Collecting Tips: Edward IV Groat (second Reign 1471-1483)
In this coin collecting tip, we talk about the Groats minted during Edward IV's second reign. Read it to find out what mintmarks to look for when collecting the series.
Coin Collecting Tips: Edward VII (1901-1910) Crowns
The Edward VII crown, unlike previous crowns, only had one regnal date on all of its issues. Learn more about this coin on this coin collecting tip.
Coin Collecting Tips: George V (1910-1936) Sixpence
The reverse of the George V Sixpence was sometimes referred to unkindly as 'the garden of weeds'. Learn more about the history of this coin in this coin collecting tip.
Coin Collectors — what’s a coin collector and why should you collect coins?
Coin collectors play an important part in the preservation of coins for future generations. Read our article and learn more about our hobby!
Coin Collecting Tips: Anne 1714 Farthing
Learn more about the 1714 Farthing, a rare coin issued in the year of Queen Anne's death, a coin which many consider to be a pattern...
Coin Collecting Tips: Charles II Shilling
Learn more about the Charles II Shilling series, a notoriously difficult to collect series. Find out what to look for when collecting the series and acquire an example.
Coin Collecting Tips: George IV Halfcrown
Learn more about the history of the design of George IV Halfcrowns and look at an 1826 breathtaking Proof.