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Most of our content is about British coins, but we have articles on American, Canadian, Australian and several other countries. We occasionally write about investments, metal detecting and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

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Morgan Dollar Obverse Morgan Dollar Branch Mint Proofs
There is a widespread belief that Philadelphia is the only US mint to produce proof Morgan silver dollars. This is generally true, but the other 3 mints occasionally struck proofs as well.
cryptocurrency crypto bitcoin etherium ripple Is Bitcoin a Spent Force? Which Crypto ‘Alt’ Coin may be Next? Is Gold a better Bet?
If you're still looking to get into crypto then you need to to understand how they work. Has Bitcoin had it's day? Are the alt coins like Ethereum and Ripple a better bet? Is it all just high risk and fantasy? Is gold a better bet?
Winged Liberty Dime - Mercury Dime What is a Mercury Dime/Winged Liberty Dime?
The Mercury Dime or Winged Liberty Dime is an American 10 cent coin minted by the US Mint between 1916 and 1945. The head is that of Liberty, wearing a cap with wings on it, but as it looks like Mercury, the Roman messenger of the Gods, it is better known as a Mercury Dime.
2008 Platinum Britannia Set Box 2008 Platinum Proof Britannia Set
The 2008 Platinum Proof Britannia Set is the second Britannia set minted by the Royal Mint in platinum. The first was in 2007 and up to date of this article no others have been issued, so Platinum Britannia's are quite rare.
1904 Gold Sovereign Melbourne Reverse 640x320 Australian Gold Sovereigns – History and Mintage
Besides being minted in Britain, Gold Sovereigns have been made in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth) between 1871 and 1931. The Australian coins carry a small mintmark ('S','M','P) just above the date to represent Sydney Mint, Melbourne Mint and Perth Mint.
Buffalo Nickel The Buffalo (or Indian Head) Nickel
The Buffalo Nickel, also known as the Indian Head Nickel or 5 cents was introduced in 1913 replacing the Liberty Head Nickel. It ran from 1913 until 1938. It was made at the Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco Mints.
Metal Detector What’s the Best Metal Detector?
Metal detectors, like just about any consumer item, comes in a huge variety of sizes, capabilities, colours, and especially price. But, which is the best? One thing is for sure: high cost does not necessarily translate into high performance. It depends more on you and what you're going for.
The UK 50p Gold Proof Collection Box The UK 50p Gold Proof Collection
The UK 50p Gold Proof Collection is a collection of 16 gold proof fifty-pence pieces and was issued by the Royal Mint in 2009 to commemorate 40 years of the 50p piece. The set contains the 16 different designs issued on the 50p piece from 1969 to 2009, all in 22 carat gold.
Fake Fake Coins are a Growing Concern
By Fake coins, I actually mean Counterfeit, which are coins sold to deceive us into thinking the coin is real. They are also called replicas, copies, imitations and other words to try to get us to gloss over the fact that the coin is not actually genuine.
Midland Coin Fair 2018 South Coast Coin Fair – Sunday 20th May 2018
Worthing & District Numismatic Society are once again holding a coin fair on Sunday 20th May 2018

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