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Learn More About the History of Coin 

Here at History Coins we are passionate about education, we therefore offer a beginner's guide to support you through the early days of your new hobby. By buying this specially written book, you will not only learn about the coins from your favourite periods in history, but you will also receive the support of History Coins too, where you can: 

  • Be supplied with a collectors guide for the novice coin collector called 'History Through Coin'
  • Buy good quality, authentic coins
  • Obtain advice about market prices when considering buying from another site or auction
  • Have identification help when you have bitten off more than you can chew
  • Information, Newsletters and discount coin prices
  • Bibliography
  • and a guarantee that all coins are 100% authentic, are not museum copies or modern day fakes - or your money back!

How to Buy          


To obtain this guide for just £15 (+P&P, UK only). The amount quoted for postage is for the UK only, other locations please ask about postage as this varies greatly.       

What will I learn from the collectors guide?


This is a brief run down of the contents of the book:


  • Introduction
  • The design and manufacture of coins 
  • Coins as pieces of history and art, including Greece, Rome, Byzantine, Celts, Tudor, Hammered vs Milled and more modern designs
  • Photographing coins
  • A selection of historic coins and their background 
  • Collecting coins for yourself and how to identify them
  • Time-line of the history of coin
  • Example pictures from Greek, Roman and British gold, silver and base metal coins
  • Handy lists of Emperors and the Kings & Queens of Britain
  • Glossary of coin terms
  • Bibliography
  • and lots more!


Don't forget you also get the support of History Coins through the early years of your new hobby, so do keep in touch.



If you have any further question, do ask them via the 'Contact' page.




(Please ensure you only have goods in here that you wish to order or you will be charged for any additional or double items; refunds are costly for us as PP do not return our fees! This is your personal cart with PP, HC has no control over it. Thank you.)

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NEW this month:

NEW specific emperors of Imperial Rome, such as Nero & Vespasian.


Alexander the Great 'Lifetime issue' Amphipolis mint now for sale!


Additional coins of Henry VIII are now for sale.


Full and half sovereigns are now for sale on the later milled area.


A very rare Harold Bluetooth now available!


More fantastic coins are available at our partner site The Hoard, do take a look at their great ceramics and glass too!


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