Posts by Samantha Greene
The BRAND NEW 2022 UK Kanga & Roo 50p!
The next coin in The Winnie the Pooh and Friends 50p series has graced us with its presence! The mother-and-son duo, Kanga and Roo, fell into Winnie the Pooh’s close circle of friends and now, The Royal Mint feature the beloved pair on this BRAND NEW 50p coin. Find out all about it in our…Read More
The NEW £2 Coin issued in commemoration of Alexander Graham Bell. But what did he invent?
Who is Alexander Graham Bell? Alexander Graham Bell is best known as the inventor of the telephone, as on 10th March 1876, he completely revolutionised the world of communication when achieved the world’s first successful telephone transmission. How did Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone work? The telephone had two parts: the transmitter and the receiver. Basically,…Read More
The UK 2022 Queen’s Reign: Charity and Patronage £5 Coin
The second coin in the NEW Royal Mint Queen’s Reign £5 coin series has been released! In celebration of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee year, this series honours Her Majesty’s life of service. This BRAND NEW coin celebrates her patronage and support of charities, of which she is patron of over 500. Every member of the…Read More
The Legend of Excalibur — The Sword in the Stone
Who is King Arthur? King Arthur is a legendary British king, and although historians can’t confirm his existence, some speculate that he was a real warrior who led British armies against Saxon invaders in the 6th century. He became popular in works such as Le Morte D’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory in 1485 and has…Read More
For the FIRST time Alan Turing is commemorated on a UK 50p coin, but who is he and what did he do?
Alan Turing is renowned as the father of modern computing. At the age of 33 he was employed by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) at Teddington, south-west London and given the task of designing a new type of calculating machine for Britain. He played a pivotal role in the development of early computers, and he…Read More
Ending Pride month 2022 on a collectable high
As we draw an end to Pride Month, I thought it would be nice to reflect on what the celebration of Pride has brought us so far in 2022, reminiscing on the love and positivity it brings us, represented through collectable merchandise. POPS! WITH PURPOSE — PRIDE COLLECTION 2022 In 2021, Funko introduced Pops! With…Read More
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is celebrated on a 50p coin!
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,…Read More
JUST RELEASED – The BRAND NEW 2022 UK 50 Years of Pride 50p Coin
On 1st July 1972, the first official Pride UK event in London took place, sparking the beginning of a major shift in LGBTQ+ rights over the decades that followed. Around 2,000 people attended that first year, a number that grew to an estimated 1.5 million people in 2019. And now in its 50th year, Pride…Read More
Why Pride month is important
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…Read More
The UK 2022 Queen’s Reign: Honours and Investitures £5 Coin
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…Read More