This Guide Knows the Worth of the Coins in Your Pocket

Philip Mussell, Spend It? Save It? Token Publishing Ltd., 2022. 72 pp. B5. Paperback. ISBN: 978 1 908 828 61 3. £6.95.
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Are you hunting the Gruffalo? Are you questing for Kew? are you hoping to save the Olympic Swimmer? Is that coin in your pocket really worth what the papers say it is? If you are collecting new issue coins, or just want to know the value of the coins in your pocket, then “Spend It? Save It?” is for you. The brand-new edition of this handy little guide is out now and once again features up-to-date prices for all the coins you can find in your change (as well as one or two that you can’t anymore and a few you’re not supposed to!). Complete with a handy checklist to allow you to tick off your coins as you’re collecting them “Spend It? Save it?” will ensure you don’t get caught out by all the hype whilst at the same time telling you what you should be looking out for – did you know, for example, that there is a 2p piece worth nearly £1,000 and different dates but the same design hon certain 50ps? Have you got a rarity in that jar at home you keep your small change in? You just never know!

The 3rd Edition of this handy pocket-sized guide to the coins in your purse and pocket from Token Publishing Ltd, publishers of Coin News Magazine, is now available.

It features up to date prices for all the coins readers can find in their change, including all 50p, £2 and other coins minted since 2019. It is a full guide to all the coins in circulation today (with lots of pictures!) and includes information telling readers what to look out for and the all-important price guide to tell them what coins are worth. There’s also an updated cut out and keep section that allows the reader to tick off the coins they’ve got so they know what to look out for when they next have a pocketful of change.


For further information and to purchase the book, visit the Token Publishing shop.

As for euro-countries, you can find many treasures in your wallet, too, e.g. 2-euro commemorative coins from Finland.

Have you ever looked closer at the stars on your euro coins?