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Welcome  to  the  web site of

Michael  Coins  Ltd

1821 Sovereign


  25 October 2020   

Obv. 1894 German New Guinea Half Mark


Due to Covid-19

all orders will be delivered

to the post office

Approximately ONCE a week.


My last delivery to the post office was on

Tuesday, 22nd October


The next delivery to the post office

will hopefully be on

Wednesday, 28th October


I am happy to hear from

anyone that would like to reserve

coin(s) or banknote(s) for future delivery.


NO monies are required

until I can confirm a firm date 

for posting the item(s) 

you have requested.

You will be given several days notice to make a BACs payment.


Stay Safe & Keep Well :-))


The shop (Michael Coins) in Notting Hill Gate, London

closed at the end of May 2014 after 48 years of trading.


However, Michael Coins Ltd is continuing to sell 

Coins & Banknotes,


All orders will now only be dealt with by "Mail order"  


The New address is

Michael Coins Ltd

P. O. Box 3100




The telephone number is


But please use it sensibly

Monday to Friday

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

With NO set office hours

there might be times you cannot reach anyone !

However, if you leave your number or a voicemail -

PLEASE speak slowly so that your number can be written down.

If your number is grabbled or rushed we cannot call you back 

if we cannot understand what you have said or 

you speak so quickly we don't have time to write it down !

However, emails are answered as often as possible and that will probably

be the easiest way to get an answer to any question you might have.  


The email address remains the same

 Email:  michael@michael-coins.co.uk

or in case of difficulty with that address !?

you can also try



Please read the Terms as ANY order that is less than 18.50 

CANNOT be deal with due to the costs involved.


October 2020

I have published a pack of

94 'new' pages as an update

to my 1st edition book -

The British Bronze Penny

1860 - 1901

Specialised edition

Anyone with a copy of my

1st edition please email me

for a special price for this

2nd edition pack.


Most of our British GOLD coins 

& Our Foreign GOLD coins 

are up to date & priced.


New Maundy sets from 

George I to Elizabeth II

have been added

Including 4 rare cases


The British Coin & Banknotes

that are up to date are:- 

The Proof & UNC coin sets 

Most of the Decimal coins

 from 100 to decimal halfpence - 1/2 p


Including the Very RARE 1983 



The other GB coins up to date are:-

Crowns;  Double Florins;

Halfcrowns; Florins; Shillings; 

Sixpences; & Groats

Silver 3ds were completed

20 September 2020


Just completed (10 October)

The Fisher 10 Shillings.

1919 to 1928


Next GB items to be added 

to the website will be:

 The Fisher 1 Pound banknotes

1919 to 1928


Our GB - Banknotes  

Work is in the process of amending some of our 

grading as we have in the past used EF+ for 

what many dealers, auction houses, etc. call UNC.

This is explained on the 

frontpage of our 'GB banknotes'

and as to how far I have got with these alterations.


A new Banknote Grading page  

has been added to show examples of

 my banknote grades - with picture examples.


Work is complete on our "Treasury"

selection of

1914 Bradbury 10 Shilling banknotes

and 1914 Bradbury 1 banknotes.

These have now been separated and 

completely re-graded with scans of all notes.


The Fisher 10 Shilling banknotes

and Fisher 1 banknotes

have also now been separated.

The Fisher 10 Shillings have been

added to, re-graded, scanned and priced.

The work on the Fisher 1 banknotes has started


The "Bank of England" banknotes:

1928 Mahon; 1930 Catterns1934 - 1950 Peppiatt

are now up to date with any new items added.

With pictures for the Mahon & Catterns banknotes.

Our stock of Peppiatt banknotes is so large

that we don't have the time to scan each banknote !


 Beale / O'Brien / Hollom / Fforde /Page

and later GB banknotes signatures

will be be dealt with at a future date.


Some of our Foreign CoinS 

from "Afganistan" to "Canada"

have been added (Alphabetically).

Some Egyptian silver coins have also been added

But we have many more countries to add !

From Canadian Provinces & Token to Zimbabwe


New 2000 Isle of Man Christmas 50 Pence added


Our Extras - page 

Have some Special or unusual items from 

other countries, etc.

  "Extras" selection !

The Egypt section has been added to

and completely re-price (Sept. 2020)


Foreign Banknotes: 

The Scottish notes are up to date.

as are most of our Gibraltar, Guernsey, 

Isle of Man,  Ireland (Rep.), Ireland (Northern)

& Jersey banknotes also.


After the UK silver coins have been added

A large collection of 

British: Copper & Bronze coins -

Pennies, Halfpennies, Farthings & fractional coins

 will be added. 

Followed by possibly either 

MORE G.B. banknotes 

or foreign coins 

Or even more foreign banknotes!


There is still a long way to go but

Hopefully, one day ALL world countries are to be added -

which will include both coins and banknotes. 


The coins & banknotes have been stored "off site" 

with a local storage company, for security reasons.


This site was first published in November 2000

Designed, produced and updated, on a near daily basis 

by Michael Gouby

Copyright 2000, All rights reserved