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Is this a new £1 minting ‘error’?!

Last year we reported on the ‘Dual-dated £1 coin error’ where the dates on the obverse and reverse were different, one reading 2016 and the other 2017. Now another £1 coin ‘error’ has been discovered and this one is very interesting indeed! It would appear that a 12-sided £1 coin die has been struck on…

First look: New Royal Mint coin designs for 2018!

Every year The Royal Mint mark the year’s memorable events and anniversaries that capture the nation’s striking stories on circulating coins, and 2018 is no different. Today The Royal Mint have unveiled the new themes and designs for all the 2018 commemorative coins, and Change Checkers can look forward to some very significant British anniversaries being commemorated. £5: The Fifth Birthday of…

November 2017 Video Newsletter

Watch as Yasmin and Luke discuss all the latest news from the world of change collecting…

National UK £5 Coin Ballot Announced

This year we celebrate the Platinum Wedding Anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh – an incredible 70 years of marriage and a FIRST in British royal history. To celebrate this new milestone, The Royal … Continue reading

August 2017 Video Newsletter

With the release of a new £5 coin, a 20 year anniversary and a major milestone in The Great £1 Coin Race – August tuned out to be a very interesting month! Watch as Yasmin and Luke discuss all the latest change collecting news:

Coin Photo of the Year 2017- ‘Nature and Landscapes’ voting!

The Change Checker Coin Photo of the Year 2017 competition started last week and we’ve had some great entries in week one. The first category was ‘Nature and Landscapes’ and we’ve selected our favourite 4 photos. It’s now over to … Continue reading

Canada has just released the world’s first glow-in-the-dark coin into circulation…

Today Canada turns 150. To celebrate, The Royal Canadian Mint has released a once-in-a-life-time set of coins highlighting this milestone event in Canadian history. And one of them glows in the dark! The new two-dollar coin, (or toonie), celebrates the wonders of Canada … Continue reading

Change Checker Encyclopedia – Coin terminology made easy!

The thing we love about coin collecting is that anybody can do it…but, we’re aware that to those who are not seasoned collectors, some of the terminology can be a bit daunting. So we decided to draw up a go-to … Continue reading