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  1. Most Unusual Shaped Coins

    Most Unusual Shaped Coins
    Have you ever-wondered why coins are round instead of square or rectangle? According to history, coins began to be shaped in mostly a circular form because it was the perfect shape on which to depict portraits. Moreover, this common shape helps coins to roll, which comes in handy for vending. But not all the coins adapted to the same shape standards – here at Pobjoy Mint we have put together a collection of the most exceptional and unique coin forms from around the world.
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  2. A Brief History: Our 50 Pence Coins Past and Present

    A Brief History: Our 50 Pence Coins Past and Present
    50 pence coins have increased their popularity amongst coin collectors steadily over the last few years. With their unique equilateral-curve heptagon, its distinctive design and its increasingly sought after nature 50 pence coins have been around for a while. Discover more in this article.
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  3. The History Behind Love Tokens

    The History Behind Love Tokens
    In a world of email, instant messages and mobile phones, the humble love letter or other old fashioned ways of communicating our affection seem to be but a distant memory. Could traditional love tokens however, be about to make a comeback?
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  4. Winter Olympics Illustrated by Coins

    Winter Olympics Illustrated by Coins
    The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place from 9 to 25 February 2018 and will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea and will be followed by the 2018 Winter Paralympics, which are scheduled to start on Thursday, 8th March. Prior to those exciting and challenging events, why not take a sentimental look at the previous Olympic coins released by Pobjoy Mint to commemorate both the winter and summer games from the past?
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  5. 5 Unique Coins That Will Please Every Coin Collector

    5 Unique Coins That Will Please Every Coin Collector
    With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to look out for unique gifts that will bring joy long after the festive season has ended. If you happen to have a coin enthusiast among your family or friends, have a look at our roundup of some sought after Pobjoy Mint coins, which would make wonderful Christmas gifts.
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  6. Astonishing History Captured By Coins

    Astonishing History Captured By Coins
    Aside from their value and rarity, coins are so collectable and captivating because of the history they hold. Their origin, age and story often illustrate and tell a tale of exceptional and extraordinary events. Today, we’ll be exploring a series of coins, which have captured and commemorated some fascinating moments in history.
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  7. Famous Coin Collections

    Famous Coin Collections
    Sought out by individual enthusiasts across the globe, coins are the symbol of art, dedication and true passion. Today, we will discover five influential coin collections and the fascinating stories behind them.
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  8. 4 Top Questions About Coin Collecting

    4 Top Questions About Coin Collecting
    When it comes to starting your own collection, it can be a confusing landscape to navigate and you’ll likely have a range of questions to ask before you pursue the hobby further. Luckily for aspiring coin collectors, we’ve compiled the most frequently asked questions below so that you can start your own fascinating journey today!
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  9. How to Introduce Coin Collecting to your Children

    How to Introduce Coin Collecting to your Children
    Many coin enthusiasts will begin collecting from a young age, usually as a result of either their parents or grandparents sharing their passion for collecting.
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  10. Circulated vs. Uncirculated Coins – Which is Better?

    Circulated vs. Uncirculated Coins – Which is Better?
    There are two main coin types, circulated and uncirculated. There are many ways that you can tell the difference between the two of them. If you are considering collecting coins to one day sell on, then you will need to know the difference between these two types of coins; one can be a lot more valuable than the other.
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