Valuation form

You are welcome to SEND DETAILS WITH A PICTURE OR LIST of general collections and individual scarce world coins of the last 500 years - particularly older coins from the UK, Europe and USA.

I also value and buy most gold coins of the last 750 years, including recent Royal Mint gold proof sets and sovereigns.

I can only offer limited guidance on ancient Roman/Greek and very little help on pre-1800 Indian and Arabic coins.

Currently I am not valuing commemorative 50p or 2 pound coins or single old penny coins taken from general circulation!

For all email enquiries: response time is generally same day - but please allow a few days, do include a picture or a list/description.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Philip Cohen

Contact: telephone (11.15am- 4pm): 020 7379 0615


or use the enquiry form: see below

LATEST (January 19th 2022) SHOP IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS see opposite for details of days and hours.

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BNTA Member

Welcome to Coin Heritage

Coin Heritage, also trading as Philip Cohen Numismatics, was founded in 1978 and originally operated from the old antiques centre in Eton, Berkshire. We relocated to central London in 1981 and have had retail premises in Cecil Court, near Leicester Square since 1988. We are members of the BNTA, the British professional coin trade association (since 1991) and the American Numismatic Association.

We provide a very high level of expertise, drawing on over forty years of experience looking after clients and dealing with rare coins internationally. We maintain our competitiveness by keeping well-informed of current trends, more general market movements and also by maintaining a network of helpful specialist contacts. We are therefore able to quickly and accurately assess the marketability of individual coins or collections.

As we depend very much on personal recommendations and repeat custom, our customer service standards are high. We aim to be straightforward and helpful so that the experience of buying or selling can be enjoyable and informative, as well as rewarding.


The main areas of speciality are as follows:

  • British collector coins issued from 1500 to 2000
  • World collector coins issued from 1500 to 2000
  • Gold coins for investment
  • Silver coins for investment


We are always looking to buy:

  • Individual scarce coins.
  • GOLD COINS FOR BULLION VALUE.  Sovereigns, Krugerrands, Britannias, Maples (+ all 1 oz coins) and European 20 Francs etc. (tel/email for latest quotes)
  • Silver one ounce bullion coins and silver medallic sets.
  • Accumulations of miscellaneous UK and world coins.
  • Scrap gold (9ct, 14ct, 18ct & 22ct) jewellery.

Auction consignment services

Rarer coins and collections may benefit by being sold in a specialised auction - please note that this is generally only cost effective for the more valuable collections or unusual single items. Coins of mainly gold value are not recommended to be sold in auction due to the commission costs, please request our bullion buying prices instead.

We identify which coins are suitable for auction then match them to the best auction houses based on our own experience combined with published historic results. 

We are accredited submission agents for several major auctioneers and will look after the whole consignment process, including advising on and arranging authentication and grading ('slabbing') when required.

Settlements of sales proceeds are made promptly, usually within 14-21 days, advances can be arranged.

By using this service and drawing on our market knowledge, we can invariably reduce your overall auction commission selling costs while getting you the best possible price.


Contact information

Address: 20 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4HE
Telephone: 020 7379 0615 

Opening Hours: Please note revised days and times for spring 2021 onward as follows:  Mon - Fri 11.15am - 4pm & Saturdays 12 - 4.30pm


Location: near Leicester Square tube. Take exit 1 out of Leic.Sq. tube onto Charing Cross Road, turn left and walk past Wyndhams Theatre. Turn left off the Charing Cross Road about 35 yards from the station into Cecil Court (at Gordon Ramsey Street Burger). The shop is the third on the left side of Cecil Court, which is a pedestrian-only street.