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With the future of 1p and 2p coins under scrutiny, is your small change worth a fortune?

While the government consults on a proposal to scrap little-used currency, Which? looks at the rarest 1p and 2p coins and most valuable £50 banknotes.

New Beatrix Potter 50p designs unveiled: how rare are these coins?

Additions to the rare Beatrix Potter coin collection will be released into circulation later this year - along with collector's editions to buy now

Revealed: the dark side of the coin investment craze

A Which? Money investigation has uncovered unsavoury practices in the coin market - one that's growing in popularity but may not be a smart investment

Rare 50p coins: is this the least common of all?

The spare change in your pocket could contain one of the rarest coins in circulation, after the Royal Mint released a limited-run 50p piece commemorating Sir Isaac Newton. Just 375...

Two weeks to spend your old £1 coins

Old-style round £1 coins will stop being legal tender on October 15 – so start checking your change now. Earlier this year, the Royal Mint rolled out a new 12-sided...

Final Beatrix Potter 50p coin released: how valuable is it?

The final commemorative coin in the popular 2017 Beatrix Potter series has been made available for sale by the Royal Mint. The 50p coin, depicting Benjamin Bunny, is available to...

Could this become the most valuable 50p coin?

The Royal Mint will launch a coloured 50p coin depicting Tom Kitten from the beloved Beatrix Potter books on 7 August – and if it’s anything like the other coins...

Do you have a ‘Jane Austen’ £2 coin? New release from Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has today launched a new £2 coin to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of much-loved author Jane Austen. The coin recognises the legacy of Austen, who died...

Billionth new £1 coin struck by Royal Mint, as deadline looms for the old round pound

The Royal Mint struck its billionth new £1 coin today, with three months to go until the old pound coin goes out of circulation.  The Royal Mint had predicted that the...

The rarest and most valuable £2 coins revealed

On 18 July, a new £2 coin depicting Jane Austen is being released to a handful of locations across the UK to commemorate 200 years since her death. But could it...

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