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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Stephen Hawking 50p

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…

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Brilliant Uncirculated Gruffalo 50p

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…

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