Every collector has different motivations for collecting, and deciding what to collect,
but we all have at least one thing in common. There are particular items in our members'
collections which are favourites. They may not be the rarest, or the most valuable,
or the most attractive but, for whatever reason, they are the coins which really
ring the bells!
This section highlights a few of these special items, and we'll try and give some
idea of why they are favourites.
Sierra Leone 1791
● The first up is a One Penny Piece issued by the Sierra Leone Company. The eighteenth
century was a period of extreme formality and symbolism in design. This coin broke
An Imperial Tealby Penny
● Next we have an unusual Tealby Penny. All Tealby Pennies are unique, but this one,
just possibly, may be a little more unique than most.
A Priceless Sovereign
● The conventional wisdom is that London Mint Sovereigns of King Edward VII are valued
solely according to the bullion price. This is the story of one which has a rather