The Coin Book

The long-awaited 2020 edition of the book was published in July 2020!

“What an interesting coin book with a lot of information. The best book that I have seen for a long time. Very nicely laid out and easy to read and understand. Would strongly recommend this book for all coin collectors.” – T Booth, 7/3/17.

The 2020 edition of “Collectors Coins – Decimal Issues of the United Kingdom” (shown here) was published in July and can currently be ordered from

Also available on Amazon and from many sellers on eBay etc.


“Collectors Coins – Decimal Issues of the United Kingdom” is the printed and eBook coin book 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 more. It also includes proofs and non circulating precious metal coin issues. As a bonus, coverage of the current circulating Bank of England banknotes.

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

The 2017 edition sold more than double that of the 2016 and the book is fast becoming the biggest selling coin book in the UK! The new edition covers 1968 to early mid 2020.

To see and purchase all other Coin Publications titles on British coins, Irish coins, Roman coins, Military money and medals – see or search online.

And a completely different kind of coin book:

Coin colouring bookAlso available is this, ‘The Coin Colouring Book’ which contains drawings of 36 coin sides to colour-in. The first ever colouring book just for coins. Printed on thick paper. It includes a lot of detailed older coin pictures, plus a couple of more familiar coins.

Each coin picture includes a paragraph of historical/coin related information. A great gift idea for all ages, and an excellent fun introduction to older British coinage.

Here is a free PDF bonus page to print out and colour-in.