Vote for your favourite Literary coin

As you know there’s no shortage of great authors celebrated on our coinage – from classic children’s authors like Beatrix Potter and Julia Donaldson, to Victorian greats like Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – there’s a big selection of coins to choose from!

And that’s where YOU come in.

I need your help in shortlisting the FIVE most popular British Isles coins that celebrate the works of authors who have transported us to Victorian Britain, the hundred acre wood and everywhere in between.

Take a look through the coins below and vote for your favourite in our poll!

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What's your favourite coin that celebrates a literary classic?


  1. Christine Hocking on February 21, 2021 at 9:23 pm

    Too many to choose from. Paddington bear Walter Scott the snowman

  2. w Yvonne Lane on February 21, 2021 at 3:29 pm

    I started collecting the childhood coins with the Beatrix Potter collection and wish that some of the other characters eg. Samuel Whiskers could have been minted. Yvonne Lane.

  3. Sandra David on February 21, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    Beautiful collection. I have them for a legacy for my great grand child

  4. ANDREW NYE on February 21, 2021 at 12:26 am

    no comment

  5. REV DR MAX ROSSER on February 21, 2021 at 12:01 am


  6. Michael Varnom on February 20, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    James bond is the best in the twenty century coin could be made into a very great set of coins.

  7. Cherie Cheshire on February 20, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    Alice In wonderland tops it off for me fantastic creative design in partial to the Cheshire Cat
    Well done xxx

  8. Mohamed Amin Hakimdin on February 20, 2021 at 4:59 pm

    Hi I did start to collect the coins I still got some but work and situation then I stop I would like to start again please do let me know keep me posted

  9. Philip Yates on February 20, 2021 at 4:46 pm

    I like Jane Austin £2 coin. I like the design, but it’s a shame it wasn’t put in general circulation.

  10. Nigel duncan Pollard on February 20, 2021 at 3:49 pm

    This is of interest to me although i have not as yet purchased the coin(s).

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