SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity


SSAFA, the armed forces charity, Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Families Association, is an organisation that has been supporting armed forces personnel and their families for over 130 years. With a volunteer network that reaches into every county in the UK, and 11 countries around the world, SSAFA is the UK’s oldest national tri-service Armed Forces Charity.

We are proud to be associated with them, and here, we take you through a short history and look at the work of this vitally important charity.

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What Makes A Coin Collectable?

Coin Collecting

Coin collecting, as a hobby, can take many forms. From collecting a few coins in a jar that you store at the back of a cupboard or in the attic, to keeping your coins in transparent sleeves in a folder to keep them in good condition and make viewing them easier. You may even have collections of coins that you keep in their original presentation cases, that you have never opened.

But what makes a coin collectable? Here, we take a look at four things that collectors think about when obtaining new additions to their collections.

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