View Full Version : Where do you buy your coins?

27th April 2009, 06:17 AM
Interested in the most recommended sites?


27th April 2009, 07:42 AM




Just to start off the list .....

27th April 2009, 11:02 AM
Ebay (USA and UK)
ebid (http://www.ebid.co.uk) (competition to Ebay)

Mrs Blorenge
27th April 2009, 12:19 PM
Also, GeoTees (http://www.geotees.co.uk/index.php?cPath=27_52) have a good selection of geocoins in stock atm

Keep an eye on the UK Pinned forum thread about geocoins in development by UK cachers. (https://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=149496) Eclectic Penguin has some lovely puffins :)

I buy most of my coins direct from the designers/producers in USA - I watch the topics on the Geocoins Discussion forum (https://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showforum=44)- It's great to see what new designs are in production and you can often pre-order a coin to be sure you'll get one. Yes, it does mean that you have to pay postage from USA but that's usually US$ 4-5 (3 - 3.50) which isn't too bad, IMO. Very often it's possible to buy a coin cheaper direct from the original producer than to buy it off Ebay.

27th April 2009, 08:52 PM
I get mine from Geocoin shop De (http://www.geocoinshop.de/) mainly because I like their Ancient series. Good value imho, certainly a lot cheaper than ebay and the delivery times are pretty good too.

12th May 2009, 06:37 AM
Any others people use not on the above lists?...

or are there any you wouldn't recommend/want others to avoid/have had bad experiences with?

13th September 2009, 09:09 PM
I have just started using geocoinstore
American based site that has some decent coins, they take approx 2 weeks to get to the UK

The Other Stu
14th September 2009, 09:33 AM
We've used geoswag before. They often do promotions for free international delivery which brings the price down.

They're also the front-end to oakcoins.

14th March 2010, 07:46 AM
have just ordered from Geoswag for 1st time, good ranges of coins.

19th March 2010, 05:54 PM
I usually buy from Ebay or if I can, the person who designed to coin.

5th January 2011, 07:14 PM
We are wanting to get a coin custom made with our own design is there any sites that we could go to, to do this? :)

5th January 2011, 07:24 PM
Have a look at Oakcoins (http://www.oakcoins.com/design4.html), that was where the GAGB coins were produced.
How many are you looking at?

5th January 2011, 07:29 PM
Thanks for that Dr Dick & Vick :)

We hoping to make a start asap really get in 4 or 5 made?
depending on the price range etc. you wouldn't happen to know how much they cost per chance do you?

if all goes well , we might keep creating :)

actually just had a look .... glad i was sat down! think we'll just start with the 1 then ;)

Maple Leaf
5th January 2011, 07:53 PM
Another company is Landsharkz (http://landsharkz.ca/sharkz/coin-production-services) - they made the 2009 Weston-super-Mega cider barrel coins.

5th January 2011, 07:58 PM
thanks for that, will let you know how we get on :)

5th January 2011, 08:10 PM
Price depends on how many and a few other things