Coins of England
We now have copies of Spink's excellent Coins of England and teh United Kingdom in stock and ready to ship!
Where the COIN YEARBOOK is a price guide (and a very popular one too) Coins of England is a proper numismatic catalogue and well worth the £30 cover price!
Split into two volumes, a hardback for the pre-decaimal and a softback covering everything since 1971 it's the perefct companion for the serious collector. Just click here Coins of England and the UK to order your copy today!
Features include: numismatic news; a "what's on" section that lets collectors know about fairs, societies, auctions etc.; an "ancients" section; "market scene" - where you can find out what has been happening in the sale rooms; information on tokens; numismatic book reviews; a banknote section and a directory that allows readers to see what lists the main dealers are offering that month.
Year of the Pig
Volume 56, Number 2 / February 2019
What makes a complete collection? AS we go to press we learn that Britannia is coming back! She will appear again on the 50p but only for a select few: those who visit the Royal Mint Experience in Llantrisant, South Wales and who “strike their own coin”. Rather interestingly the Royal Mint Experience’s Twitter feed (@ RoyalMintExp) states that as of January 1, 2019 you can strike “50 new pence” and the picture accompanying the Tweet does indeed show a Britannia 50p with the words NEW PENCE (as opposed to the denomination). If this is actually the coin which visitors can strike it will be...Find out more Free trial issue
The worlds' only independent magazine devoted to medals and battles. Published 10 times per year, the magazine features articles, news, auction reports and the world renowned Medal Tracker service, invaluable when searching for lost medals and trying to re-unite broken groups. This service, like the classified advertising, is free to subscribers. Also included is the "what's on" section that lets collectors know about fairs, societies, auctions etc.
The First VC
Volume 57, Number 2 / February 2019
Falling in love again HAVING just come back from the York Coin Fair (there is generally a good selection of medals there too—always worth attending, the next one is July 19–20) I was struck by the plethora of new people coming in. These weren’t the traditional coin collectors of old but youngsters, families, a whole raft of new fresh faces all eager to see what was on offer. Generally they were after one thing—new issues. The Beatrix Potter and other 50 pence pieces coming out of the Mint have encouraged people to collect again and whilst some of the dealers who were stalling out didn’t...Find out more Free trial issue
Gruffalo 50p Coming soon
It appears the latest 50p coin from the Royal Mint will feature the Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson's scary but delightful monster who first appeared in 1999, and will be available from February 19. We aren't sure whether this will go into circulation like the Beatrix Potter and Paddington coins or...Read more
It's Dublin Time!
The Token Team is once again looking forward to attending the Irish International Coin and Medal fair (now called the Irish Collectors Fair) to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin on the weekend of February 23-24. We love it in the city and are thoroughly looking forward to...Read more
The First VC
Falling in love again HAVING just come back from the York Coin Fair (there is generally a good selection of medals there too—always worth attending, the next one is July 19–20) I was struck by the plethora of new people coming in. These weren’t the traditional coin collectors of old but...Read more