Tag Archives: Collectable

What are ‘The Queen’s Beasts’ and why do they feature on the new £5 coins?

This year The Royal Mint revealed a series of brand new base metal UK £5 coins featuring an intriguing range of creatures called the ‘Queen’s Beasts’. The release soon captured collector’s attention as the use of a bullion coin design on a … Continue reading

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Why you should be collecting £5 Coins

We’re often asked by Change Checkers what can they collect once they’ve completed their collections of 50ps, £1s and £2s. Quite simply, there’s only one answer. £5 coins.  These are my reasons why: 1. A Treasure Hunt In the past, … Continue reading

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Change Checker Encyclopedia – Coin terminology made easy!

The thing we love about coin collecting is that anybody can do it…but, we’re aware that to those who are not seasoned collectors, some of the terminology can be a bit daunting. So we decided to draw up a go-to … Continue reading

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