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Hammered Coins

Buy rare Hammered Coins at BullionByPost. See British coins through the ages, with coins bearing the busts of famous monarchs including James I, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I.


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For thousands of years, hammered coins were the only way to produce currency, and it was a trade skill that held off the advent of Milled Coins for almost two hundred years - despite the technology existing to make accurate, rounded coins.

Hammered Coins have distinct flattened edges and are visibly uneven and mis-shapen compared to Milled Coins and modern day coinage, showing how far coin production has come. Grab yourself a piece of history while our stock lasts.