Useful links

Below are links to other websites that you may find useful:Tyneside Numismatic Society

Local dealers

Ian Gradon – World banknote specialist.  Buys and sells banknotes.

James Frank – B Frank & Son – Coins and banknotes for sale or purchase via website and auctions.

Corbitts – BNTA registered dealers in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.  Stamp dealers and auctioneers of postage stamps of the world, coins, medals and banknotes, autographs, postcards and cigarette cards.

Newcastle Coin Dealers – Based in North Sheilds. Buy and sell coins, banknotes, and collectibles. Happy to purchase large accumulations of relatively low-value material.

Numismatic Societies and Organisations

The British Numismatic Trade Association (BNTA) – The trade association of reputable numismatic dealers.

The British Association of Numismatic Societies (BANS) – The national organisation which represents numismatic societies throughout the United Kingdom.

The Royal Numismatic Society (RNS) – the RNS and the British Numismatic Society (BNS) are the leading academic numismatic societies in the UK. These websites offer full details of the Societies’ programmes, publications, prizes, and history.

General information sites

Coin Values of the England and Great Britain – A useful page for looking up current market values of milled GB coins (hasn’t been updated since 2015 though).

Coins of England and Great Britain – Lots of information on coin specifications and GB numismatic history (including the values page listed above).

Coinweek website – News and information mainly relating to North American numismatics.

The World Coin Price Guide – a complete catalog of values for World coins from 1600 to date.

Change Checker Find and identify the coins in your pocket, collect and track the coins you have, swap your spare coins with other Change Checkers.

Pre-decimal – A site for those interested in non-modern coins.


The Royal Mint – Doesn’t really need any explanation.

Monnaie de Paris – French National Coinage Museum in Paris (various languages) gives the history of coinage plus details of exhibition displays.

Pobjoy Mint – the major British private mint.


The British Museum Department of Coins and Medals – What’s on and how to contact them.

The Fitzwilliam Museum Department of Coins & Medals – An excellent site, well worth a visit. Their Early Medieval Corpus is now on line – this is an attempt to record all single finds of coins minted between AD 410 – 1180 and discovered in the British Isles. Currently 2,700 items are catalogued. Details of the Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles can also be found on this comprehensive site.

Hunterian Museum – The new permanent numismatic exhibitions based on the renowned 18th-century cabinet of Doctor William Hunter, who bequeathed his collections to the University of Glasgow, and supplemented by later additions.


Chris Perkins – Offers British Coins / World Coins and collecting accessories. Pre-decimal specialist in mainly Modern British coins (1760 – Date) but often other types of coins are available.

Chris Rudd – A dealer specializing in Celtic Coins.

Christopher Eimer – A dealer specializing in Fine medals and Medallic Art. This web-site contains a large selection of medals as well as portrait reliefs, cameos and related objects.

Classical Numismatic Group (CNG) – a dealer and auction house specialising in Classical, Mediaeval, and British numismatics.

Galata Coins – Paul and Bente Withers have published several books on weights and tokens and have a huge range of books for sale.

Halls Hammered Coins – Set up by Simon Hall to give collectors and sellers a new site for buying and selling British Hammered Coins.

Mark Rasmussen – Now an independent dealer with a well-illustrated list.

Mike Vosper – A dealer specializing in Celtic, Roman, and English Hammered coins, and 17th century tokens.

P & D Medallions – Leading dealer in British and world historical and art medals.

Rich Hartzog – World Exonumia Tokens, mostly US, interesting token related articles and extensive listing of books on token subjects.

Simmons Gallery – Howard and Frances Simmons run the well known London Coin Fairs and deal in coins and tokens. Their gallery displays a large selection of modern art medals.

Spink & Son – Who – as one of the oldest and most famous dealers in the business – need no introduction. Their web site has been fully updated and now has a “virtual gallery” of coins for sale, all fully illustrated, as well as auction information and specialist advice for collectors.

Tim Millet – Specialising in medallions and tokens.