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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.