The Book

New edition coming March 2017!

“Collectors Coins – Decimal Issues of the United Kingdom” is the printed and eBook publication upon which this website is based. It’s packed full of not just mintage numbers and comprehensive listings of UK decimal coins, but also their current real values and lots of other information. It also includes proofs, non circulating precious metal coin issues and as a bonus, coverage of the current circulating Bank of England banknotes.

It can trace it’s history back to 1965 and has been printed in one guise or another almost annually since then. The 2008 version of this book was the first book ever dedicated solely to UK decimal coinage. It is the only book that completely covers all current (English) money.

The previous edition was available from mid March to late December 2016 and sold out! The new one covers 1968 to early February 2017 and will be printed and ready in March 2017.

Pre-order the 2017 edition on Amazon, here.

Buy the previous 2016 edition Amazon Kindle eBook right now on Amazon by clicking this line.

For all other Rotographic books on British coins, Irish coins, Roman coins, Military money and medals – see www.rotographic.com or search online.

Comments

  1. Andrew Barnes
    25th January 2016

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    Hi,
    When you say printed version coming very soon, when actually is that please ?
    Many thanks
    Andrew Barnes

    • CYC-Admin
      4th February 2016

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      Mid March Andrew. It’ll be available from the usual outlets, including Amazon and ebay etc.

  2. John Thomson
    15th August 2016

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    i have 5p coun with thistle on back dated 1978 is it worth anything

  3. Kerry hill
    24th August 2016

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    How much is the Olympic blue peter 50pence coin worth its 2011

  4. Mia Groom
    17th October 2016

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    I love this website because I love rare coins.

  5. Mia Groom
    17th October 2016

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    You are my favourite website because I love rare coins and you are amazing!

  6. sharon vint
    21st October 2016

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    Hi found a bag off old coins in my nanas house, really old ones, just sorting them out,
    Searching online is how I found your brilliant site,
    Ill be in touch x

  7. Rachel
    21st November 2016

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    Where can I find what my coins are worth? I’ve got new £5 serial A1042 50p Beatrix Potter 50p bike Olympic and some old coins including the old 50p.ive just started collecting coins and not sure whether to keep these or spend them if they can no value

    • CYC-Admin
      26th November 2016

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      Get the book! More will be in stock within a couple of weeks. A new edition will be available in the early part of 2017.

  8. Liam Botcher
    23rd November 2016

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    hi i have a One-Penny dated 1919(George V)i been informed there was only 2 in circulation do you no if that true please.as i have excatly 1 thats simular 2 the 1 printed in 2013 coin news.

    • CYC-Admin
      26th November 2016

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      This is a site for decimal coins (post 1968) but I do happen to know that very large numbers of 1919 pennies were made and in normal used condition they are worth very little.

  9. John
    30th November 2016

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    Will you have any more in print before Xmas 2016?

    • CYC-Admin
      1st December 2016

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      Yes. A new run is just about to hit the warehouse and should be on Amazon/eBay and the usual places within a few days.

  10. Kate
    7th December 2016

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    Hi, does your book give the value of the coins too? Thanks

    • CYC-Admin
      8th December 2016

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      Yes! Also values for proof coins, gold, silver, banknotes and an awful lot more of my ramblings than on the website!

  11. Marc
    31st January 2017

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    I’ve got the coin collecting bug, for me it’s not about how much they may be worth.! More like it’s a good way for me to save & not get tempted to spend them..
    Now my collection is worth hundreds (face value) but my question is – what’s the deal with the so called stylised number 5 on the Guy Fawkes 2 pound coin.? It looks like a mistake with a backwards 7, is this a minting error OR has the Royal mint gone bonkers.? lol

    • CYC-Admin
      31st January 2017

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      All that I’ve seen have been like that, ‘5’ rather like a ‘7’ so it must have been intentional and is therefore completely normal. It does sometimes cause confusion though, you’re right.

  12. Walter
    8th February 2017

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    Hi I’ve been given what looks to be a copper 10p in my change I was just wondering if it’s got a 1992 date on it and it’s not magnetic! Any ideas if it’s rare or not???

    • CYC-Admin
      8th February 2017

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      I need to see it, at least pictures but better still in the flesh.

  13. Walter
    9th February 2017

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    I’m away with work till Friday and I’ll take some pics! is it possible to post them on here?

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