Spending Money in 2023

Coins are great when you can spend them but some of the greatest coins are the ones you can’t spend! 



Gold coins for example are the most valuable coins on the market and many families have these in their possession thanks to previous generations keeping these to pass down through the family. 

Sovereign coins for example were once legal tender and once that was phased out, they were often mounted in jewellery as a sign of wealth or stored away in a safe place as a form of investment. Another example of a fine gold coin is the krugerrand. Krugerrands were minted in 1967 to help market South African gold. By 1980, the Krugerrand accounted for more than 90% of the global gold coin market and was the number one choice for investors buying gold. 

The gold coin market is a worthy source of investment for many people and other coins such as ancient examples or coin sets appeal to a large collectors market. Whether you are looking to buy or sell gold coins, McTear’s is here for you with our six weekly coin auctions.



Entries are currently invited for the next auction taking place on 23 February.  For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, contact a specialist on 0141 810 2880 or amy@mctears.co.uk.


Amy Cameron

Amy Cameron


Specialist, Jewellery, Watches & Coins 


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