Collecting coins is a hobby that many people across the world enjoy. We have all read those exciting newspaper stories about someone unknowingly digging their garden and coming across a rare coin from centuries ago or walking in the woods and finding an ancient coin. This can often cause people to become interested in coins and currency and start a lifelong interest in coin collecting.
Of course if you do happen to come across a coin that you think might be very old or rare, or you are interested in finding out more about it, it is best to contact a professional like these coin dealers UK based GM Coins who will be able to help you.
You can go out looking for coins outdoors as there are many places that you can find them. Beaches are a common place to discover lots of treasures and old things, including coins that may be washed ashore by the sea, but your garden may also be hiding some treasures so you never know where you might find one!
The Royal Mint sell collectible coins too, so if you are a coin enthusiast it is certainly worth having a look at the collectible coins that they bring out – from the Mr Men and Beatrix Potter character coins in recent years, to Edwardian coins, there are lots to choose from!