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They're great. Would like a miner's lamp or two.

 

I suggest sending an email to the address linked to on the recommended pages for the coins so that you can be notified when they actually become available and guarantee your reservation if you're really interested in reserving a coin - I can't guarantee requests/intentions expressed on various forums.

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They're great. Would like a miner's lamp or two.

 

I suggest sending an email to the address linked to on the recommended pages for the coins so that you can be notified when they actually become available and guarantee your reservation if you're really interested in reserving a coin - I can't guarantee requests/intentions expressed on various forums.

 

Thanks for the heads up. :rolleyes:

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Essex Country Parks geocoins - designed by Geotrowel - have finally arrived in the UK and have been released by Customs.

 

The front of each coin shows a stylised tree with the map of Essex making up the top of the tree, the name of the counties 9 Country Parks are engraved around the outer circle. The reverse side has the Essex coat of arms (Sea Axe) and a quote from Einstein about nature engraved around the outer circle.

 

We have had 252 coins minted, and 4 versions - 63 coins in each version - Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Coins are Trackable on GC.com with customised icon

 

If anyone is interested in purchasing any please email Michelle (SXParx) ......... geocaching@trailnet.org.uk, to order and for payment details. These will only be available at Essex Country Park events or via SXParx

 

Each coin costs £8.00 plus £2 p+p (flat rate postage no matter how many coins you oder) - payment via paypal.

 

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These coins are absolutely amazing IRL my photography skills however are not and these photos don't do the coins justice.

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I'm fairly certain that there's never been a Somerset geocoin produced

 

BUT

 

last summer the UK's 2nd Mega Geocaching event was held in Weston-Super-Mare and a special geocoin was designed and created for that event. You can see what it looks like on the link to one of them below:

 

"Roll out the barrel" geocoin.

 

These coins were only available to those who were supporters / or attended that event and I don't know whether any of the geocaching sellers still have any available (but I doubt it). If you wanted one you might be able to get one from a UK geocacher who has a spare one to sell.

 

MrsB :lol:

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I'm fairly certain that there's never been a Somerset geocoin produced

 

BUT

 

last summer the UK's 2nd Mega Geocaching event was held in Weston-Super-Mare and a special geocoin was designed and created for that event. You can see what it looks like on the link to one of them below:

 

"Roll out the barrel" geocoin.

 

These coins were only available to those who were supporters / or attended that event and I don't know whether any of the geocaching sellers still have any available (but I doubt it). If you wanted one you might be able to get one from a UK geocacher who has a spare one to sell.

 

MrsB ;)

 

dadgum thats a shame. Although VERY local to me, i wouldnt want one as i didnt attend the event.

See i want a personal coin that i can just use to log my mileage, im not particularly looking to start a collection, so would like to have a coin that represents me ;)

 

Are there many collectors in the UK or in general who buy regional coins?

 

im half tempted to design and have one made (ive seen quotes for around £400 banded about on the forums for 100 coins.. would money be made back on them? do you reckon?

I was thinking something along the lines of that rather beautiful Essex coin above, but of course tailored for Somerset.

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UK geocachers who like the idea of having a trackable geocoin with their name on it, and in their choice of colours, may be interested in the GeoJellies4 project which has been started over on the Geocoin Discussion forum. Minimum order is for 22 Geojelly beans at US$6 each plus postal charges.

 

More details: GeoJellies4

 

MrsB

 

Was wondering if there would be any interest in a UK version of something similar? Any suggestions as to what?

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UK geocachers who like the idea of having a trackable geocoin with their name on it, and in their choice of colours, may be interested in the GeoJellies4 project which has been started over on the Geocoin Discussion forum. Minimum order is for 22 Geojelly beans at US$6 each plus postal charges.

 

More details: GeoJellies4

 

MrsB

 

Was wondering if there would be any interest in a UK version of something similar? Any suggestions as to what?

 

Jelly babies? Gob-stoppers? :unsure:

 

MrsB

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Just to let folks know that the South Wales Miner's Protector Lamp is now available for sale and that the golfer's coins are now also available for pre-sale (and should be ready for shipping within the next week).

 

They're currently being sold on my personal shopping cart pending the completion of the new South Wales Geocachers cart.

 

Note that the tracking number (where the word SAMPLE has been etched) is actually slightly curved inline with the rounded design of the coin.

 

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Lamp - lit

 

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Lamp - dark

 

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Golfer's Coin - Satin Nickel

 

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Golfer's Coin - Antique Silver

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Sort of a preadvancewarning! The Third Cornish Coin has finally got underway. This one will be featuring Isambard Kingdom Brunels Railway Bridge at Saltash, and Isambard himself on the reverse. No doubt we'll slip a chough in the design somewhere!

 

I'll upload pictures etc as soon as I have some.

 

Furter details may be found on the Cornish Forum at kacher.co.uk

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Sort of a preadvancewarning! The Third Cornish Coin has finally got underway. This one will be featuring Isambard Kingdom Brunels Railway Bridge at Saltash, and Isambard himself on the reverse. No doubt we'll slip a chough in the design somewhere!

 

I'll upload pictures etc as soon as I have some.

 

Furter details may be found on the Cornish Forum at kacher.co.uk

Looking forward to it to go with the other two! Please keep us informed when they are ready.

 

Cheers, Henry.

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The new GAGB coin has now been shipped and delivery is expected to be in around 3 -4 weeks.

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They will sell at £6.75* + p&p each (of which 20% will go to the GAGB funds) *price based on cost but may vary dependant on any tax I have to pay in this country, hopefully not.

I am now taking orders (with 50% deposit) contact me through my profile for payment details

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I have a couple of United Kingdom geocoins available for sale. Email me if you are interested and I'll point you in the right direction.

 

Issued in 2005, they were one of the first (if not THE first) UK Geocoins. These are both unactivated, but one can not be activated as it is a misprint with a 7 digit trackable code. Collectable, or junk? You decide!

 

The other one is unused/unactivated and ready to go!

 

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Guys you may remember a while back i had my idea for a Somerset Geocoin and a fair few of you had an input into how it looked and what went on it. Now it has finally been made and is available for presale.

 

I think they have come out really nice, so a big thank you to all who chucked in ideas, coments and critisism!

 

The coin comes in Antique Silver and Antique Bronze.

 

Links:

 

2 Coin Set

Silver

Bronze

 

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Link to the xpost:

 

http://forums.Groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=264378

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As Bear and Ragged mentions, it is indeed possible to get them from over here in the UK, but I have found that you usually end up paying more for some reason.

I have ordered the Somerset coin, along with two Compass Rose 2010 coins directly from Coins & Pins at a total cost of just over $38, including handling, shipping, etc. That works out at around £24-25 for the three.

 

I bet you will struggle to get any of these in the UK for less than £9.99, and I suspect the Compass Roses will be even more. This also doesn't take into account any postage that might apply.

I buy a lot of coins, and would love to get them from over here, but get put off having to pay more, get them slower and a number of coins sell out and if you don't pre-order them, you won't ever get one!

 

Russ

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Announcing what we think is a unique Geocoin coming under the umbrella of Mega Wales 2011 fundraising - and although our two previous Geocoins (Miner's lamp and Golfing coin) were also fund raisers for the Mega, this is the first of our coins to actually bear the wording Mega Wales 2011.

 

What's unique about them? Well, they're not made from metal - they're going to be hand crafted Welsh slate discs that have been laser etched with the coin's design. 100% made in Wales, down to the rock they're made on.

 

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We're looking at two different designs for the second side - the first can be seen above and the second below.

 

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There's a fuller description and another image on the main coin forum.

 

We were initially thinking of making 50 due to the high cost (ball park figure of £12.50) but we're over half way to that number in definite expressions of interest already. These could well be available for sale within a couple of weeks as they're going to be manufactured byIdentilase Ltd, which is quite local to where I live.

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Please can someone recommend a free database software for keeping photos of coins

Found today whilst caching in the City . I tried to do this one my GPS was so badly thrown off that we ended up in nearest city , taking photos beside entirely the wrong object! Now I have a new Oregon and caching in the city is soooo much easier

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This is a shaped coin which is trackable and has its own icon. Size is 55mm and 3.5mm thickness. The front image is of the four provinces that make up the island of Ireland. There are two finishs available Antique Silver and a limited run of (100) Black Nickel.

Antique Silver will cost as follows: €7.00

 

Black Nickel will cost as follows: €8.00

 

P&P is not included.

 

The coins can be purchased from Here or via my profile

 

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Rear View

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I've got a couple of these Ireland geocoins in hand and must say they really are very well done - love 'em!

 

A great souvenir of caching across the water :laughing:

 

This is a shaped coin which is trackable and has its own icon. Size is 55mm and 3.5mm thickness. The front image is of the four provinces that make up the island of Ireland. There are two finishs available Antique Silver and a limited run of (100) Black Nickel.

Antique Silver will cost as follows: €7.00

 

Black Nickel will cost as follows: €8.00

 

P&P is not included.

 

The coins can be purchased from Here or via my profile

 

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Rear View

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I thought I'd have a look at what's on offer here.

Nothing for 7 months. Do the UK not produce many coins then?

 

There never were that many UK geocoin designers/producers. You'll find examples of their coins within this thread.

 

I think there's been quite a slump in the geocoin production over the last year or so, not just in UK but also with US geocoins too. There are not nearly so many new geocoins appearing over on the Geocoin Discussion forum as there were 3 or 4 years ago. IMHO :)

 

MrsB

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I thought I'd have a look at what's on offer here.

Nothing for 7 months. Do the UK not produce many coins then?

 

There never were that many UK geocoin designers/producers. You'll find examples of their coins within this thread.

 

I think there's been quite a slump in the geocoin production over the last year or so, not just in UK but also with US geocoins too. There are not nearly so many new geocoins appearing over on the Geocoin Discussion forum as there were 3 or 4 years ago. IMHO :)

 

MrsB

 

I should check again, but the Dollar/Pound rate wasn't proving helpful last time I looked and coins were amazingly more expensive than in 2007/2008 when I last produced a Cornish Coin. Coins we sold for £4.50 back then would have to sell at double that now...

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I should check again, but the Dollar/Pound rate wasn't proving helpful last time I looked and coins were amazingly more expensive than in 2007/2008 when I last produced a Cornish Coin. Coins we sold for £4.50 back then would have to sell at double that now...

 

These are coins from Scotland or with a Scottish background I have spotted so far:

 

Kilted Cacher - bronze

Kilted Cacher - bronze non-trackable

Duncan Clan - copper

Scotland 2006 - silver

4th Scottish Cache Bash 2006 - nickel antique

Triad Highland Games - nickel antique

Highland Geofairy - black nickel / yellow

Highland Geofairy - golden/black XLE

Highland Geofairy - nickel / pink

Highland Geofairy - nickel / white

Highland Geofairy - nickel / white non-trackable - Vers. 1

Highland Geofairy - nickel / white non-trackable - Vers. 2

Scottish Thistle - black nickel

Scottish Thistle - black nickel Sample non-trackable

Scottish Thistle - bronze XLE

Scottish Thistle - copper

Scottish Thistle - golden

Scottish Thistle - nickel

Scottish Scout Group West Lothian - nickel

Robert Burns - bronze antique

Robert Burns - nickel antique

Tadpole 2009 - John Muir - black nickel hard enamel

Tadpole 2009 - John Muir - black nickel translucent enamel

Tadpole 2009 - John Muir - golden

Tadpole 2009 - John Muir - nickel

Edinburgh Athens of the North - bronze antique

Edinburgh Athens of the North - nickel antique

Flower of Scotland - bronze

Flower of Scotland - silver

Mega Scotland: Haggis - Nessie - black nickel

David Douglas - bronze

David Douglas - nickel

Masonic Scottish Rite Rose Croix - copper antique

Masonic Scottish Rite Rose Croix - golden polished

Masonic Scottish Rite Rose Croix - silver polished

Mega Scotland: Birnam Oak copper antique/green

Mega Scotland: Birnam Oak copper antique/orange

Mega Scotland: Event Attendees - nickel polished

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These are coins from Cornwall or with a Cornish background I have spotted so far:

 

Cornwall Geocachers - bronze non-track. King Arthur

Cornwall Geocachers - nickel non-track. King Arthur

Cornwall Kernow Celtic Cross - golden

Cornish Engine House - bronze antique

Cornish Engine House - copper antique

Cornish Engine House - silver antique

St. Piran - nickel antique

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These are coins from Wales or with a Welsh background I have spotted so far:

 

Wales 2006 St. David's Day - golden

Wales 2006 St. David's Day - silver

Welsh Lovespoon - chrome blue enamel

Welsh Lovespoon - copper navy blue enamel

Welsh Lovespoon - copper green enamel

Welsh Lovespoon - golden crimson enamel

Welsh Lovespoon - golden purple enamel

Welsh Lovespoon - nickel black enamel

South Wales 2009 Event - nickel satin

South Wales 2009 Event - silver antique

Miner´s Protector Lamp - two-tone amber enamel

Miner´s Protector Lamp - two-tone mauve enamel

South Wales Ryder Cup - satin nickel

South Wales Ryder Cup - silver antique

Henry Morgan - copper antique

Henry Morgan - golden antique

Henry Morgan - golden antique black

Henry Morgan - silver antique

Henry Morgan - silver antique black

Welsh Lovespoon II - bronze antique

Welsh Lovespoon II - copper polished, green enamel

Welsh Lovespoon II - nickel polished, blue enamel

Welsh Lovespoon II - silver antique

Mega Wales Welsh Slate Geocoin - slate, celtic knot

Mega Wales Welsh Slate Geocoin - slate, feathers

Welsh Dragon Spinner ROT 13 - bronze antique

Welsh Dragon Spinner ROT 13 - copper antique

Welsh Dragon Spinner ROT 13 - silver antique

MEGA Wales - nickel

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These are coins from Ireland or with a Irish background I have spotted so far:

 

Irish Hunter - brass

Irish Hunter - golden - LE

The Fraher Family - silver

Search for a cache - nickel nt (SWx4 shamrock)

Nielsenc Shamrock 2006 - black nickel XLE

Nielsenc Shamrock 2006 - golden

Nielsenc Shamrock 2006 - silver

Ellandel Ireland 2007 – Sheep - gun

Ellandel Ireland 2007 – Sheep - golden

Ellandel Ireland 2007 – Sheep - nickel

St. Patrick’s Day - Coin "Help me find …" hard enamel

St. Patrick’s Day - Coin "Help me find …" soft enamel

St. Patrick’s Day - Hat "Luck 'O' the Irish"

St. Patrick’s Day - Hat "Luck 'O' the Irish" - glitter

Pot O' Geocoins - copper

Pot O' Geocoins - golden antique

Pot O' Geocoins - golden satin red beard

Pot O' Geocoins - golden satin white beard XLE

Pot O' Geocoins - silver antique

Pot O' Geocoins - silver satin red beard

Pot O' Geocoins - silver satin white beard XLE

Kissme! I’m Irish – Event - black nickel

Kissme! I'm Irish – Event - copper

Kissme! I’m Irish – Event - golden

Kissme! I’m Irish – Event - satin golden

Kissme! I’m Irish – Event - nickel

Kissme! I’m Irish – Event - satin silver

Lucky Caches - golden polished LE

Lucky Caches - golden shiny LE

Ireland 2007 – 4 Provinces - bronze

Caching with the Luck o’ the Irish - No Blarney

Leprechaun - Figure

A Bit ‘O’ Luck- black nickel green - LE

A Bit ‘O’ Luck - black nickel green/red - AE

A Bit ‘O’ Luck- golden

A Bit ‘O’ Luck- nickel

Pot of Gold - Geo Leprechaun - silver antique

Pot of Gold - Geo Leprechaun - golden/black

Castle Man 2008 - black nickel. North America

Castle Man 2008 - copper antique. Europe

Castle Man 2008 - golden antique

Castle Man 2008 - shiny golden, black nickel, Germany

Castle Man 2008 - shiny golden

Castle Man 2008 - nickel antique

Castle Man 2008 - shiny nickel, copper, USA

Castle Man 2008 - shiny nickel

Blarney Coin - golden

Blarney Coin - silver

March Madness 2008 - golden

March Madness 2008 - nickel

oakcoins "Happy St. Patrick's Day" oakleaf - gold.

oakcoins "Happy St. Patrick's Day" oakleaf - silver

Claddagh - black nickel, golden/red

Claddagh - copper antique

Claddagh - golden antique green

Claddagh - golden polished red - XLE

Claddagh - nickel antique purple

Claddagh - rhodium sapphire blue polished - LE

Claddagh - silver antique black

Claddagh - silver polished turquoise

Titanic - copper - LE

Titanic - golden Day

Titanic - golden Night

Titanic - satin golden Day - LE

Titanic - silver Day

Titanic - silver Night

Titanic - satin silver Day - LE

Northern Ireland 2008 - bronze

Northern Ireland 2008 - silver

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Circle - black nickel

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Circle - nickel

St. Patrick's Day 2009 - Club - golden

St. Patrick's Day 2009 - Club AE - silver

Cead Mile Failte - black nickel LE

Cead Mile Failte - nickel XLE

Horseshoe with pathtag - golden members sale

Horseshoe with pathtag - silver members issue

Clan Doyle Lucky Penny - copper

Black Rose - black nickel / blue

Black Rose - black nickel / red

Black Rose - golden / blue

Black Rose - golden / red

Black Rose - nickel / blue

Black Rose - nickel / red

Black Rose - silver / blue

Black Rose - silver / red

Shamrock March 2010 - bronze antique

Geocoin Club March 2010, Beware the Hex - golden

Irish Compass Rose - golden polished

Irish Compass Rose - nickel polished

Luck of the Find - bronze two-tone

Luck of the Find - nickel two-tone

Geocaching Ireland 2011 - black nickel antique

Geocaching Ireland 2011 - silver antique

Irish Dancing Dress - black nickel, bright colour

Irish Dancing Dress - black nickel, dark colour

Irish Dancing Dress - shiny golden, bright colour

Irish Dancing Dress - shiny golden, dark colour

Irish Dancing Dress - shiny nickel, bright colour

Irish Dancing Dress - shiny nickel, dark colour

Titanic 100 Years w/ pathtag - Vs 1, blue iceberg

Titanic 100 Years w/ pathtag - Vs 2, white iceberg

 

And there are a whole lot more with Celtic designs.

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I thought I'd have a look at what's on offer here.

Nothing for 7 months. Do the UK not produce many coins then?

 

There never were that many UK geocoin designers/producers. You'll find examples of their coins within this thread.

 

I think there's been quite a slump in the geocoin production over the last year or so, not just in UK but also with US geocoins too. There are not nearly so many new geocoins appearing over on the Geocoin Discussion forum as there were 3 or 4 years ago. IMHO :)

 

MrsB

 

I should check again, but the Dollar/Pound rate wasn't proving helpful last time I looked and coins were amazingly more expensive than in 2007/2008 when I last produced a Cornish Coin. Coins we sold for £4.50 back then would have to sell at double that now...

 

People are quoting £9 for a coin.hand delivered. Quoted by someone at tonight's event in Berkshire it seems.

That's too rich for my tastes.

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Not sure if I should be posting here or in the Car Boot section....

 

Some of my geocoins are for sale as per the photo. Those below the line have activated, but, can easily be transferred to new owner. Those above the line are unactivated.

 

£1.50 P&P each. P&P would be reduced for multiple purchases.... They will be listed on eBay soon if not sold here. They are also advertised on the South Wales Geocachers Facebook Group.

 

PM if you want any further information.

 

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Some of my geocoins are for sale as per the photo. Those below the line have activated, but, can easily be transferred to new owner. Those above the line are unactivated.

 

£1.50 P&P each. P&P would be reduced for multiple purchases.... They will be listed on eBay soon if not sold here. They are also advertised on the South Wales Geocachers Facebook Group.

 

PM if you want any further information.

Both Miners Lamps SOLD. 1 South Wales SOLD. Beacons SOLD. Essex SOLD. 1 Golf SOLD.

 

Only Ryder Cup Golf Coin (Satin Nickel) is unactivated

 

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As announced by drsolly:

 

"You can have a look now at the geocoins for the Geolympix.

 

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Note the hole at the top. That means that you can thread a [lanyard] through and wear it round your neck..." There is a 'hidden' feature which you might just be able to spot on this poor quality photo. Better images with notes on changes to colours will follow.

 

Prices are expected to be £12 per 60mm x 4mm coin, £23 for two or £33 for all three, in Gold, Silver and Bronze finishes.

Trackable on Geocaching.com, with its own icon. Stock expected in June. Please preorder via the Geolympix home page.

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Hi, not sure if I'm in the right place but I'm looking for a couple of geocoins and hope that someone here can help me.

The first one is the Best of British' (the one with Britannia on it) and the other is the Brecon Beacons oval-shaped coin.

I wonder if anyone can help me.

Cheers

Stuart

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