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?

In our latest video Adam tells you everything you need to know about the brand new UK £2 coin that commemorates the centenary of Dame Agatha Christie’s first published novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles.


If you’re interested…

DN 2020 Agatha Christie 100 Years of Mystery £2 range homepage banner 1 1024x386 - It would be criminal not to add this NEW UK £2 coin to your collection...