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Angola
Angola: Unrealised designs by Stuart Devlin

Argentina
Patterns from Latin America

Ascension
Unadopted crown designs for the Queen's Silver Jubilee 1977-78

Australia
Australia 1966 Rejected Designs Resurrected as Patterns
Australian Commemorative WW2 6d - rejected designs
Australian kookaburra ½d and 1d patterns of 1919-21
Australia: pattern florin of 1910
Australia: Rejected pre-decimal designs of 1926
Australia: Rejected pre-decimal designs of 1937/8
Australian Trial 50 cents
Unsuccessful Australian Decimal Designs

Austria
Pattern coins from Austria

Bahamas
Bahamas 1966 set: prototype sketches
Unrealised FAO designs of the 1960s and 1970s

Bahrain
Bahrain: unrealised designs
Proposed Arabian Gulf Currency Designs of the 1960s

Belgian Congo
Belgian Congo: pattern coins of the 1940s

Belgium
Patterns from Belgium

Bermuda
Bermuda, 1987: 50 anniversary of commercial air travel
Bermuda, 1990: Frogs and cicadas
Bermuda, $1, 1988: evolution of a collector coin
Bermuda: boat and ship designs
Bermuda, BVI: Unseen portraits of Elizabeth II
Bermuda crowns of 1959 and 1964: preliminary artwork
Bermuda: more wildlife, 1989 and 1990s
Bermuda Variations, 1970
Development of the Bermuda Triangle coins of 1996

Botswana
Botswana, first coinage: adopted and unadopted designs

Brazil
Patterns from Latin America

British Antarctic Territory
British Antarctic Territory: Lunar Prospector 2 pounds coin 2018
British Antarctic Territory: Polar zone 2 pounds coin 2021

British Indian Ocean Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory: Unrealised bullion 2017

British Virgin Islands
Bermuda, BVI: Unseen portraits of Elizabeth II

Brunei
Brunei: 1984 independence commemoratives
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Canada
Canada: Diamond Jubilee of Confederation
Canada $1 1935: prototype sketches of Le Voyageur
Canada Victory 5c piece: alternative sketches
Prototype Sketches for Canada's Coins of the 1930s

Cayman Islands
Alternative Cayman Islands 5 cents design by Stuart Devlin
Cayman 1991 Currency Board commem, with alternative designs
Cayman Islands: 100 years of postal service 1989
Cayman Islands 1973: Coronation anniversary
Cayman Islands, Seoul Olympics, 1988

Central Africa
Central Africa: unadopted designs of 1958

Chile
Patterns from Latin America

China
China unrealized design
Chinese junk dollar patterns of 1929 and 1932
Communist China Fen Patterns

Colombia
Colombia: Unrealised designs of 2012

Croatia
Croatia, 1930s: Official patterns and a terrorist fantasy
Croatia: Rare wartime patterns from the Nazi satellite state

Cyprus
Cyprus 1963: sketches showing unadopted designs for the circulation coinage
Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
Mystery coin designs - guess which country!

Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia: unadopted designs of the 1920s

Democratic Republic of Congo
Congolese Republic: Unadopted designs from the Royal Mint

Denmark
Denmark: trial coins from the 1980s

East Caribbean Territories
East Caribbean Territories - Royal Wedding 1981 sketch

Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea 1975: alternative designs

Estonia
Estonia: prototype euro designs

Ethiopia
Ethiopia: Unrealised designs by Stuart Devlin

Euro zone
Estonia: prototype euro designs
Euro coin designs that did not make it
Germany: 2012 €10 Design Contests
Germany: Design competition aimed at recruiting new designers
Germany 2014: Richard Strauss, Council of Constance
The Netherlands: Collectors Coins 2004-2017
Netherlands: Unrealised "Mint Coin" design
The Netherlands: €2 commemorative coins
Slovakia: prototype euro designs
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Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands 1980 50 pence - design development
Falkland Islands 1992: 400th anniversary of first sighting
Falkland Islands: 50p 1977, and International Year of the Child (1980s)
Falkland Islands: Commonwealth Games 1986
Falkland Islands: penguin proposal
Falkland Islands: royal rejection
Unadopted crown designs for the Queen's Silver Jubilee 1977-78
Falkland Islands: Unrealised designs by Pobjoy Mint

Fiji
Fiji: unrealised decimal designs

Finland
Finland: heptagonal 5 markkaa - trial strike dated 1969

France
France: 20 Francs Mont-Saint-Michel
Patterns from Vichy France
Some patterns from France

Gambia
Gambia: alternative predecimal designs

Germany
Germany: 2012 €10 Design Contests
Germany 2014: Richard Strauss, Council of Constance
Germany: Design competition aimed at recruiting new designers
Germany: Design contests for 2013 issues
Pattern coins from Germany
Third Reich: 1 Reichsmark with swastika
Two "pattern" coins that portray Adolf Hitler - are they genuine?

Ghana
More Mystery Coin Designs - Guess The Country!

Gibraltar
Gibraltar crown 1967-70: Preliminary artwork
Gibraltar 1988: adopted and unadopted designs by Alfred Ryman
Gibraltar: Queen Mother's 80th Birthday
Unadopted crown designs for the Queen's Silver Jubilee 1977-78

Guernsey
Guernsey: 1985 coinage - adopted and unadopted designs
Guernsey 20 pence 1982: variations
Guernsey Decimal Variations
Guernsey, 2 pounds, 1995: Liberation commemorative - variations
Guernsey, Kings of England, 1987 / 1991
Guernsey, pound coin 1981: preliminary designs
Guernsey: preliminary designs for the 1983 pound coin
Guernsey - sketches showing alternative designs without "NEW"
Guernsey square 10 shillings, plus alternative design
Unadopted crown designs for the Queen's Silver Jubilee 1977-78
Unrealised FAO designs of the 1960s and 1970s
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Namibia
Namibia: pattern coins of the 1990s.

Netherlands
Dutch delights
Lots of unknown Dutch designs
The Netherlands: Collectors Coins 2004-2011
The Netherlands: €2 commemorative coins
Netherlands: Unrealised "Mint Coin" design
The Netherlands: Unrealised war coins by Nico de Haas
The Netherlands: Last guilder coin 2001

Netherlands Antilles
Netherlands Antilles bullion that never was

Netherlands Indies
The Netherlands Indies: Series of circulating coins 1927

New Caledonia
New Caledonia: 50 francs pattern of 1967

New Guinea
Unrealised Designs for the New Guinea coinage

New Zealand
Discarded designs from New Zealand's 1933 coinage
James Berry's 1947 NZ decimal sketches - 20 years too early!
James Berry's designs for NZ's first decimals that DIDN'T make it
The Waitangi crown: an alternative sketch from James Berry's papers
New Zealand: birds of 1984 and 1985
New Zealand: Coinage Anniversaries
New Zealand: James Berry's unadopted designs of 1940
New Zealand: Rugby world cup, 1991
New Zealand trials of the 1980s

Nicaragua
Patterns from Latin America

Nigeria
Nigeria: decimal and pre-decimal variations
Unrealised Nigerian set by David Cornell (1975)
Unrealised Nigerian set by David Cornell (2006)

Niue
Unrealised designs for Niue by James Berry

Norway
Norway under Nazi occupation: sketch of proposed 1 krone with Viking ship

Orange Free State.
Orange Free State: pattern coins

Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea: 1975 coinage - adopted and unadopted designs

Paraguay
Original 1974 sketches of the 1975 Paraguayan coin series

Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairn: unadopted coin designs

Poland
Patterns from Poland

Portugal
Portugal - 500 Escudos Macau
Portuguese provas

 
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United Kingdom

Predecimal patterns and sketches
Humphrey Paget's unadopted sixpence design
King Edward VIII: the unadopted coin designs of Edmund Dulac
UK: the 1933 Lavrillier pattern penny
UK Churchill crown with edge inscription
UK pattern 3d and 2 shillings of 1926
UK Royal Animals: Rejected Designs of 1936
UK trial threepences of George V

Decimal patterns and sketches BEFORE decimalisation
50p trial piece uses Britannia from a pre-decimal reverse
Arnold Machin: Pattern Decimal 20 Pence of 1963
Arnold Machin: Pattern Decimal Halfpenny of 1963
Edward Bawden's Unadopted 50p Design
Ironside produced TWO sets of designs for the UK's decimals
UK decimal scrapbook: forgotten competition designs
UK Pattern 50p
UK trial decimal coins of 1961
Unadopted UK Decimal Designs by New Zealander James Berry
Unadopted UK Decimal Designs Circa 1966/7
Variations of Arnold Machin's effigy of Queen Elizabeth II

Decimal patterns and sketches AFTER decimalisation
1992 UK pound bird designs rejected by Chancellor of the Exchequer
Design Development of the UK 5 Pound Coin of 2002
Designs by Norman Sillman
Diana memorial proto-design by David Cornell
Failed entries from the UK's design series competition
I have a 1994 Monometallic £2 + 1994 Round 50p

Numismatic censorship: Gordon Brown vetoed UK 50 pence design in 2005
Proposed UK Coin Specification Changes, 1994
Proposed UK Coin Specification Changes of the 1980s
Sketches on an EU theme by David Cornell
The public were the judges in this Royal Mint design contest
The Strange Story of the Northern Irish Two Pence

UK: competition for the 1985 numismatic portrait of the Queen
UK: competition for the 1998 numismatic portrait of the Queen
UK 1981 Trial 20p
UK 2 pound coin: 150th anniversary of the London Underground
UK 50p 2004: 'four-minute-mile' original sketch
UK 50 pence sketches: NHS 1998 and Public Libraries 2000
UK EEC 50p 1973: Norway was conspicuous by her absence
UK jigsaw series: proto-designs

UK pattern pound coin dated 1983
UK pound coin design for Northern Ireland
UK pound coin design sketches of 1979
UK round pound series, 1984-7: competition entries
UK round pound series, 1994-7: competition entries
UK Scouting 50 pence proposal for 1982
Unadopted crown designs for the Queen's Silver Jubilee 1977-78

United Kingdom: 1 pound series capitals - 2010/2011
United Kingdom: Beatrix Potter 50p series
United Kingdom: Space tourism 50p series

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