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The 2014 Trial Piece £1 coins

By on 16th January 2018

(further information on the new £1 coin types can be found here) The first basic analysis of the 2014 ‘Trial Piece’ £1 coin – Many don’t realise that a trial 2014 new-shape £1 even exists! I didn’t know either until

Error Coins, an Introduction

By on 16th December 2017

Error coins are a fascinating and still fairly non mainstream side-line to regular coin collecting. Despite the headline grabbing stories about rare and error coins you can find in your change that are worth ‘a fortune’ that the tabloid/clickbait press

The seven new £1 coin varieties (& 2 errors)

By on 17th May 2017

Revised 16/1/2018.   Everything the advanced collector needs to know about the new £1 coin, it’s varieties and known errors/mules. This page contains information on: The Seven Different £1 coin types (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017) Two errors that have

2015 Britannia £2 incorrect alignment

By on 22nd September 2016

  Originally thought to be a one-off, but now more have come to light since this post was originally written in September 2016. This is a newly discovered 2015 Britannia £2 coin error that concerns die alignment. Normally all modern British