What are the Commonwealth Games? The Commonwealth Games is a sporting event for the Commonwealth Nations and began in 1930, with the first one being held in Canada. It was then known as the British Empire Games, and originally saw nearly 400 athletes from 11 different countries and territories take part. Over its 92-year history,…

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Today marks the beginning of Pride month! And here at Collectology we thought we would take a quick look at what it is and why it’s so important. Pride month takes place in June every year and celebrates the acceptance and equality of the LGBTQ+ community, educates about their history and raises awareness of issues…

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The NEW Royal Mint Queen’s Reign £5 Coin Range has just launched! This new £5 coin series has been issued to honour key aspects of The Queen’s life of service. Each coin celebrates Her Majesty The Queen’s dedication to the throne throughout her extraordinary 70-year reign — a limited collection highlighting The Queen’s personal commitment…

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, which will be celebrated up and down the country on Sunday 5th June, has sparked a collecting frenzy unseen like no other… An event like this will not be seen again for quite some time! In fact, this once in a lifetime event makes Her Majesty the only…

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I think we can all agree that 2021 was a fantastic year for collectors. But what does 2022 have in store? Well, the year has already started with a bang as we’ve seen both the UK 2022 Annual Coins be released on January 4th, followed by the eagerly awaited Platinum Jubilee 50p and £5 coins…

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** INCLUDES TWO PLATINUM JUBILEE COMMEMORATIVES ** Each year, The Royal Mint marks important British anniversaries, events or accomplishments on our coins and today we’re delighted to reveal the UK’s new coin designs for 2022. This year’s collection includes TWO special tributes to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she marks her Platinum Jubilee in 2022 –…

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Auctioneers and collectors have been rubbing their eyes in disbelief at some of this movie memorabilia snapped up for staggering prices. From Star Wars to Harry Potter, from Grease to Godzilla, everyone, with money to invest and a love of the cinema, wants a piece of the action. Most popular and highly-prized are genuine movie…

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‘Ground control to major collectors!’ Watch out for a thriving market in David Bowie artefacts! Fame is the title of one of David Bowie’s greatest hits. But he was once quoted as saying: “Fame doesn’t really afford you any more than a good seat in a restaurant!”  But for owners of genuine Bowie artefacts, finding…

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