United Kingdom Coins

Insights into Precious Metals

Insights into Precious Metals

Insights into Precious Metals Some people invest in precious metals, others do not.  The intent here is to give some insights into precious metals, not to influence any investment decisions.  In order to understand precious metals, there are several things that are important.  Among them are the purity of the…

Protecting Large Coins

Protecting Large Coins Protecting most coins is easy, there are multiple methods of achieving this.  The inexpensive 2X2 Mylar flips offer an economical way of providing protection, although not without problems.  The Mylar can be damaged, and so can the coin contained within.  I once had an uncirculated half dollar…

Coin Books Provide Information

Coin Books Provide Information Coin Books Are Not All Alike Coin books are important in numismatics, which means coin collecting.  There are several types of coin books available, and which ones a person buys depends on what information is desired.  Some, such as the Red Book, give a short introduction…

New Coin Releases

New Coin Releases: News on New Coin Releases   New from the Royal Mint The Queen;s Beasts Falcon of the Plantagenets  coins from the Royal Mint, the Year of the Pig coins from the Royal Mint, and the bullion Year of the Pig from Royal Mint Bullion are now available.…

Trafalgar Square Landmarks of Britain Coin Third in Series

Trafalgar Square Landmarks of Britain Coin Third in Series Trafalgar Square Landmarks of Britain Coin Second of 2018 The Royal Mint has a new silver coin, Trafalgar Square Landmarks of Britain coin.  This is the third coin in the Landmarks of Britain coin series, which started in 2017.  While a…

Monarchy Coins Commemorating Milestones in History

Monarchy Coins Commemorating Milestones in History Monarchy Coins Have Collectors Monarchy coins, those numismatic coins that celebrate the British Monarchy, have collectors for them and those who will have nothing to do with them.  Indeed, even in the United States there are those drawn to the pageantry of the British…
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