Thinking about starting your own coin collection? We’ve put together everything a new coin collector needs to get started with this fascinating hobby. Explore the wealth of information in this section and turn the coins in your pocket or commemorative coins into a rewarding pastime that brings history to life.
Backed by knowledge gained from more than 1,100 years of minting, The Royal Mint has developed services to help you buy, authenticate and look after historic coins. Our experts can help you gain a deeper understanding of coins, giving you the context of the time in which they were struck and an indication of their value.