An auction battle has taken place for a very lucky penny that saved the life of a soldier in WWI.
The abdication of King Edward VIII in December 1936 is one of the most extraordinary stories in British regal history. Edward abdicated the throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson […]
One of the most iconic voices in British music turns 102 today. To celebrate the birthday Dame Vera Lynn, the Force’s Sweetheart, we’ve collated five of her best songs.
So what is coin collecting? Coin collecting – or ‘numismatics’, to use its technical term – can be a very rewarding past time. We know of many collectors who have […]
Dame Vera Lynn is as synonymous with World War II as the legendary Spitfire, and is recognised as the Briton who best exemplified the spirit of the twentieth century. Just […]
When I was boy, I remember being intrigued by the image of a man with an outrageous mane of long hair and a large book on his lap. He appeared […]
Today marks 67 years since Princess Elizabeth became Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. During her lengthy reign, the Queen has become patron to over 500 charities, visited over 120 countries […]
In March last year, a large quantity of Roman coins was found by two metal detectorists in a woodland area of Derbyshire. Following an inquest at Chesterfield Coroner’s Court held […]
Outstanding British Gold coin sells for phenomenal amount at auction Every once in a while, a coin will go to auction and find itself propelled into the numismatic spotlight. Sometimes […]
Looking for a new hobby this new year? Why not explore the exciting world of coins? Here is a blog to get you started! Anatomy of the coin. Although exchange […]