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Welcome  to  the  web site of

Michael  Coins  Ltd



  08 July 2024  


We have a rather special offer at present on

[5P] - DECIMAL 5   1990 - 2020

More details of dates and availability can be seen on our web pages

[2P] - DECIMAL 2  1986 - 2003


1994 D-Day 50 Pence

GB 50 Pence (michael-coins.co.uk)


Our delivery

to the post office

are back to normal


The shop (Michael Coinsin 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

10:00 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 garbled 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

your phone number

we cannot call you back. 

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 10.00 

CANNOT be deal with due to the costs involved.


Most 'modern' British Coin  

are up to date 

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 have been up-dated:-

Crowns;  Double Florins;

Halfcrowns; Florins; Shillings; 

Sixpences & Groats


Silver 3ds & 3 Half-pence

need coins adding.

A New picture of the "1551" 3d

has been added


British 1797 "Cartwheel" Twopences

now all have pictures

Grades from Fair-Fine to EF+

Prices from 20.00 to 475.00

Plus one re-strike proof !


After the UK silver coins have been

added we still have a

large collection of 

British: Copper & Bronze coins -

Pennies, Halfpennies,

Farthings & fractional coins

 to be added.


Also updated:

Banknote news


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.


1914 - 18 Bradbury 10 Shilling banknotes

and 1914 - 18 Bradbury 1 banknotes.

These have now been separated and 

completely re-graded with scans of all notes.


1919 - 28 Fisher 10 Shilling banknotes

and 1919 - 28 Fisher 1

banknotes are re-graded and scanned


The "Bank of England" banknotes:

1928 Mahon

1930 Catterns & 

1934 - 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 10 Shilling banknotes

have been added and re-graded.

Pictures have been added for the

Replacement 10 Shillings 18A

as have the

Beale 1 Pound banknotes

added to and re-graded.

Pictures have been added for the

Last number to Series L63J



L. K. O'Brien "BRITANNIA "

10 Shillings & 1 Pound banknotes

have now all been added.

As have the

L. K. O'Brien "Portrait "

10 Shillings & 1 Pound banknotes


L. K. O'Brien "Lion & Key "

5 (Blue) banknotes

are now completed.


J. Q. Hollom

10 Shillings, 1 Pound, 5 & 10 Pounds

are now completed.


Fforde 10 Shillings & 1 Pound

Fforde 5; 10 & 20

are now completed.


Page: Large issue 1;

Page: 5; 10 & 20

are now completed.

As we have over 100

Page Small issue 1

it might be quicker to ask us

if you have any special wants


 Somerset / Gill / Kentfield / Lowther /

Bailey / Salmon / Cleland &

Sarah John.

will be be added at a future date.

Any specific banknote required

Ask as we might be able to help !

We have just received a small

selection of Charles III

5; 10 & 20 banknotes.


A small section

 of selected

British Commonwealth

country banknotes

have been

re-worked and added to

These include the following.

 Gibraltar, Guernsey, 

Ireland (Republic),

Northern Ireland

Isle of Man, Jersey,

and ALL Scottish banks

All of these countries are now up to date !


Our Extras - page 

Have some Special or unusual items

from  other countries.


We offer

Some special

1842 Gibraltar Quart coins

and now all the

"Modern" Gibraltar coins from

1967 to 2006


The Isle of Man has been added to

with coins from 1971 to 2017


Work has started on listing

"Modern" Jersey coins from

1981 - date


Check out our selection of

Large silver coins on "Extras"

from 2 Kilos, I Kilo, 10 Oz, 5 Oz.

http://www.michael-coins.co.uk/AUS2014-10oz-Kook_small.gifSilver 1 oz bullion coins


Armenia - Australia - Austria

Britain - Canada - China - Mexico

The United States of America


Some Egyptian silver coins

1916 to 1939 have also been

added in the 'Extras' section


Our Books

I regret that both our reference

books on the

British Bronze Penny

our 1986 edition & our

2010 edition are now


However, I have published

a 2nd edition 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 and would like a copy

of this 2nd edition pack

please email me.


Another new unrecorded variety for 1860

was discovered C over O & R over A in


An additional 2 pages have now been added

to the 2nd edition pack -

The pack now has 96 new pages.


Some of our

Foreign Coins 

from "Afghanistan" to "Canada"

have been added (Alphabetically).


We have many more

World countries to add

In both Coins & Banknotes


Afghanistan to Zimbabwe


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