Ask the Expert

Welcome to our brand new six-part Expert series. Each week our Heritage British Coin expert, Peter Hutchison, will be delving deep into the history of coins featuring St George and the dragon

In this fourth episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Streamlined St George.

Related Heritage Coins Sets:
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Half Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.

In this third episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Modern St George.

Related Heritage Coins Sets:
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Half Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.

In this second episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pistrucci Definitive.

Related Heritage Coins Sets:
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Half Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.

In this first episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pistrucci Original.

Related Heritage Coins Sets:
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.
The Queen Elizabeth II St George 200th Anniversary Gold Half Sovereign Set of 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2021 HERE.

 

Welcome to our brand new Expert series. Each week our Heritage British Coin expert, Peter Hutchison, will be delving deep into a range of coins; initially, Pre-Decimal coinage. 

In this tenth episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Halfpenny.

In this ninth episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Scottish Shilling.

In this eighth episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Halfcrown.

In this seventh episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Farthing.

In this sixth episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Penny.

In this fifth episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Crown.

In this fourth episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Sixpence.

In this third episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal English Shilling.

In this second episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Threepence.

In this first episode, Peter Hutchison will be looking specifically at the Pre-Decimal Florin.

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series. Each week our Heritage British Coin Expert, Peter Hutchison, will be answering a different question about some of the world’s greatest British Sovereigns. He’ll be delving into over 200 years of history, looking back at some of the most beautiful sovereigns in the world; including their portraiture, significance in history and of course, mintage.

In this second series, Peter Hutchison will be looking at the Queen Elizabeth 1957 II Gold Sovereign.  For more information about Queen Elizabeth II 1957 Gold Sovereign, click here.

Series 2, Episode 4: What makes the 1957 sovereign so special?

Series 2, Episode 3: Why did it take until 1957 for the first Queen Elizabeth II sovereign to be produced?

Series 2, Episode 2: With Britain off the Gold Standard, why was the 1957 sovereign produced?

Series 2, Episode 1:  Why are sovereigns so special?

In this first series, Peter Hutchison will be looking at the King George V Gold Sovereign of the Bombay Mint 1918.  For more information about King George V Gold Sovereign of the Bombay Mint 1918, click here.

Series 1, Episode 4: What did it look like and why was it only minted once?

Series 1, Episode 3: Why isn’t this sovereign considered an Indian coin?

Series 1, Episode 2: How did WWI lead to sovereigns being minted in India?

Series 1, Episode 1:  Why was a British sovereign minted somewhere other than London?