Tag Archives: Olympics

Royal Mint announces a treat for Olympic 50p Collectors

With 25 days to go until the Olympic Games in Rio this Summer, the Royal Mint have released a coin that’s sure to excite the hundreds of thousands of people who collected the Sports 50p coins for the London 2012 Olympics. … Continue reading

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£5 Coins – My top 5 designs

The UK £5 coin is legal tender, but you won’t ever find one in your change. They were first issued in 1990 and are usually reserved for commemorating Royal occasions. But many others also commemorate significant British anniversaries, and they are … Continue reading

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Which Olympic 50p is really the rarest?

The Olympic sports 50p series was a revelation in coin collecting – for many it represents the start of their interest in UK circulation coins and thousands rose to the challenge of finding them all from their change. But the mintage … Continue reading

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