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Project to list known Error coins

By on 9th August 2018

It’s about time there was an attempt to list known UK decimal error coins. I need your help to point out coins that I may have missed or simply don’t know about yet. I am very interested in listing the

2017 Single Metal Error £1, the Facts

By on 31st January 2018

The monometallic error £1 coins and my BU set theory Noted in the press recently (the Times first reported it on 30/1/18) there has been some exposure for the discovery and forthcoming auction of a 2017 £1 coin made of

The 2014 Trial Piece £1 coins

By on 16th January 2018

The 2014 trial £1 has now been confirmed as an authentic Royal Mint product. These coins were lent to members of the European Vending Association for testing of the basic shape. Approximately 20,000 were made and it isn’t yet known how

Error Coins, an Introduction

By on 16th December 2017

UK error coins are a fascinating and still fairly non mainstream side-line to regular coin collecting. Ignore the headline grabbing stories about error coins that are worth ‘a fortune’ that the tabloid/clickbait press push out. Most error coins are usually

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

By on 17th May 2017

Everything the advanced collector needs to know about new £1 coin types and known errors/mules. This page contains information on: The Seven Different £1 coin types (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017) Two errors that have been seen often enough to

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