Links to other websites


[1] Wikipedia – The History of the Farthing A very informative account of the history of the farthing, from “cut coinage” through to the last year of production.

[2] Colin Cooke – A coin shop/website which specialises in farthings of all types and periods.

[3] George Manz – A link to an article which gives information on the Ralph Heaton mint in Birmingham.

[4] Stuart Royal Farthing Tokens – A very informative website focusing on the farthing tokens of James I and Charles I

Coin Auctions

[1] Goldberg Coin & Collectables Numismatic auctioneers.

[2] Heritage Auctions The world’s number one numismatic dealer and auctioneer.

English Milled Coins

[1] Coins of England and Great Britain – Tony ClaytonA comprehensive site, which provides invaluable information on the full range of british coinage including values for each denomination.

[2] Predecimal A coin shop/website covering all aspects of coin collecting including supplies/accessories (Also has an excellent discussion forum!!!).

[3] Coins GB A photographic reference of British Coins from the reign of Charles II and a very active forum here!!

[4] RP Coins A coin dealer specialising in British Coins, also has a great range of auction catalogues

[5] Wybrit A coin website and dealer specialising in milled coins, but also contains some valuable hints, tips & information for collectors.

[6] Penny Crown Coins British coins, Celtic, through Roman and hammered English to modern pre-decimal

English Hammered Coins

[1] Historic Coinage A coin dealer specialising in hammered coins, but also sells supplies and some milled coinage.

[2] Halls Hammered Coins A coin dealer specialising in hammered coins

[3] Hammered British Coins A coin dealer specialising in British hammered coins

Other Coins

[1] Jersey Coins and Banknotes – The only website to visit if you wish to find out anything about the coinage/currency of Jersey, contains many fascinating images of die repunching and clashed dies.

[2] Australian Commonwealth Coinage – A website which provides information on Australian pre-decimal coinage, and has some great images of errors/varieties.

[3] Ian’s Place – A coin website that specialises in Australian decimal coin varieties, but also covers farthing varieties.

[4] Encased Collectors International – A fascinating website focused solely on the encasement of coins, free membership available, you can even get your own personalised encased coins!!!

[5] Irish Coinage – A website dedicated to the coinage of the Emerald Isle, plenty of images provided and a price guide.

[6] – A fascinating numismatic site with details of numerous coins including the famous petition crown

Metal Detecting Websites

[1] UKDFD – A great place to record your finds for future generations, and plenty of experts available to help ID your finds.