Posts Tagged ‘50p’
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
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
An icon turns 50! The 50p Commemorative Collection that no collector should go without…
1969 was a pinnacle year for pioneering innovation in Britain; the QE2 took to the seas, Concorde took to the skies and the world’s first seven-sided coin took the numismatic world to new heights… In place of the ten-shilling note and in preparation for the decimal switchover, the 50p coin was introduced and very quickly…Read More
Top 5 Stephen Hawking Collectables – selling for £1.8m at auction!
Personal items owned by the man who unlocked secrets of time and space sold for £1.8m The brilliant theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking once asked the question: “What makes human beings unique? Here at Collectology we know one thing that makes us really unique is our love of collecting. Professor Hawking, who died just a year…Read More
Why the new Stephen Hawking 50p has caused a stir among collectors…
One of The Royal Mint’s most highly anticipated coins of the year has finally been released and it’s everything that the collecting world was hoping for… Defining innovation in science, Stephen Hawking’s legacy will forever stand the test of time. As one of the world’s most extraordinary physicists, hisimmeasurable contribution to human understanding has earnt him a…Read More
Which RARE Gruffalo collectables are top of the tree?
The only predictable thing about what will become collectable from the world of children’s literature is that it will forever be unpredictable. Sometimes the work of a gifted writer or artist can creep under the radar undetected. A recent example of this hit me when I noticed in my local store, a tin of Yorkshire Tea tin…Read More