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Revealing a “monster” year for UK coins…

It’s been an exciting week for UK coin collectors and if you missed the announcements on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram then not to worry, we’ve got all the information you need to bring you up to speed. As we welcomed in the new year, new coins for 2018 were also announced! In total, five 2018 UK coins have been revealed, so … Read more…

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…

My favourite coins of the year

It has been an important year for collectors, with big collecting events like The Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee at the start of the year and her and Prince Philip’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary just last month. Between those two events, the first ever double-thickness (Piedfort) Sovereign was issued and sold out immediately and now, as the year […]

Matt Curtis; “the moment I realised I was a coin collector..”

Matt Curtis grew up immersed in the world of numismatics. His father, a director of a London-based numismatic dealer and auction house, and the General Secretary for the International Association of Professional Numismatists (IAPN). Amongst Matt’s earliest memories are his visits to the IAPN Annual Congress as a six year-old and then again aged 10. Later, as … Read more…

November 2017 Video Newsletter

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

When will the 2017 coins be released into circulation?

Change Checkers are often asking me, “when will the 2017 coin designs be released into general circulation?”  So, I have compiled a list below showing which coins are now available in your change and those that are still to be … Continue reading

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