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Information and Help pages

A selection of articles and pages to help answer questions on coin collecting


British Gold

The Sovereign: A Brief History ~ Where did the sovereign come from? who decided its value and what it should weigh or what metal it should be made from, here we have put together a little page to tell the story of the birth of the gold sovereign.

Gold Sovereign Information  ~ Basic information on the british gold sovereign coin, weights, types and gold content and designs.


Introduction of £2 and £5 coins ~ Although there were earlier attempts at introducing £2 and £5...


Mints and Mint Marks ~ The discovery of large quantities of gold in the Australian...


How the grading system works ~ Welcome to our section on how the coin grading system...


The RMS Douro Story ~ It was the evening of April 1st 1882. The Douro had left Lisbon...


A Guide to Sovereign Rarity ~ We thank Chris Harrington for supplying us with this table and allowing us to share it with our customers.


Modern English Gold Coins ~ Welcome to our modern coin information page, by modern we...

Gold Weights


Gold Weights and Measures ~ Gram or Gramme is a standard metric unit of weight. There are...


World Gold


South Africa Krugerrands ~ Information on the famous 1oz Gold Krugerrand...


Chinese Gold Panda ~ Information on the Chinese 1oz - 1/4oz Gold Panda Coins...


Canadian Maple Leaf ~ Information on the Canadian 1oz - 1/4oz Gold Maple Leaf Coins...

Gold Bullion


Gold Bullion Bars ~ Information on Gold bullion Bars....


Investment ~ Investing in Gold coins...


Banknotes


British Banknotes  ~ Information on the Great British Banknote through out the past 400 years...

Live Gold Price

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