eBay: Rare uncirculated 50p coin worth £2,500 – do you have one of these valuable pieces?

Ebay is a fantastic resource for buying and selling rare coin types, but would you know one if you saw one? A rare 50p coin listed for a whopping sum on eBay is an example of what might reach a high sum. The rare coin, which has a 2017 Isaac Newton design on it, is […]

Rare Rides: The Autozam AZ-1 From 1992 Is Either Suzuki or Mazda

Tiny, mid-engined, and featuring those all-important gullwing doors, the Autozam AZ-1 has it all. And now you, too, can enjoy the things Japan was tired of in the 1990s. This isn’t the first time we’ve had a Suzuki kei car on Rare Rides; that honor goes to this Mighty Boy pickup truck. Today’s ride is another […]

eBay: Guy Fawkes £2 coin with ‘very rare minting error’ selling at £399 – do YOU have one?

eBay seller serasweetie has listed the Guy Fawkes £2 coin at auction, with a starting bid of an eye-watering £399. The seller has 100 per cent positive feedback from 570 feedback ratings. Writing about the coin on the listing, the seller wrote: “Very rare £2 coin with minting error on ‘NOVEMBER’ mint has issued NOVEMBEP […]

Rare Rides: A 1967 Chrysler 300 – Large and In Charge

A recent edition of Buy/Drive/Burn included a Chrysler 300M from the turn of the century — a car which represented the third time Chrysler created a line of vehicles wearing “300” badges. The other day, the Internet presented the 300M’s closest ancestor, and my curiosity piqued. And since we’re into coupes on Rare Rides lately, come […]

Rare Rides: The 1974 Fiat 124 Sport Coupe – a Stylish Little Italian

You can go into a Fiat showroom today and buy a brand new Fiat 124, undoubtedly delighting a dealer who’s desperate to move some reworked Miatas. It wasn’t always this way, though. The 124 name was originally applied to a lineup of Fiat-developed vehicles, like today’s Sport Coupe from 1974. This isn’t technically the first […]

Rare coins: Collectable coin now selling for £13,000 – do you have one of these pieces?

A rare coin has skyrocketed in value to the sum of £13,000 experts have revealed. The two collectible coins are £50 sovereign pieces, which are both sold out. Hattons of London has seen incredible interest and estimate the coins are now worth £13,000. A 22 carat gold £50 sovereign featuring a Lancaster bomber on one […]

In China, a rare public spat between officials as debt pressures build

LIKE other countries, China has bureaucratic infighting. But it does better than most at keeping tussles hidden from outside view, especially under Xi Jinping, a president who brooks no dissent. So it has been highly unusual to see a spat between the central bank and finance ministry spill into the open. It reveals cracks in […]

eBay: ‘Rare’ £1 coin with minting defects selling for £500 – YOUR coin could have them too

eBay is the world’s biggest online auction site, attracting thousands and thousands of buyers and sellers. Amongst those are keen coin collectors, who are willing to splash out for seemingly small change. One coin hoping to attract one of these collectors is a “rare” £1 coin with a significant minting error. The coin was listed […]