2018 Change Checker Awards


We’re delighted to announce the 2018 Change Checker Awards in association with Coin Collector, where we’ll be celebrating the very best of the change collecting world from 2018!


We’re looking for the 2018 Change Checker of the Year and the 2018 Junior Change Checker of the year and we need your help!

Are you or do you know somebody that deserves to be crowned Change Checker of the year? If so, we’d love to hear why.

Have you completed an epic collection? Do you know somebody who’s gone above and beyond to help other Change Checkers complete their collections? Or have you introduced all your friends to the world of change collecting?

If you or a friend has been the perfect Change Checker, we want to hear from you.

Send an email outlining why you, your family or friends deserve to win this coveted award to [email protected]. Alternatively, you can submit your entry using the sign-up form at the bottom of this blog. Finally, you can leave a comment on any of our social media pages but be sure to use the hashtag #CCAwards2018.

To qualify for Junior Change Checker of the year the application must be aged 16 or younger. The closing date for entries is 5pm on Friday 30th November.

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Junior Change Checker of the Year applicants must aged 16 or younger.

All entries will be judged by our panel and the results announced on Friday 7th December.

The victorious Change Checker and Junior Change Checker of the year will each win an exclusive Change Checker trophy and a bundle of goodies worth more than £50, including a year’s subscription to Coin Collector magazine!


The other categories that make up the Change Checker Awards are:

Coin Story of the Year 2018 – judged by our panel


UK Coin Design of the Year 2018 – we held a public vote to shortlist the top coin of each denomination and have now opened the vote from the top 4 coins to find our overall winner!

The top shortlisted coins were the Remembrance Day £5, Captain Cook £2, Snowman 50p and ‘R’ A-Z 10p.

Vote for your favourite here!

The winners for all Change Checker Award categories will be announced on the 7th December.

Good Luck!


Terms and Conditions

  • The winners will receive an exclusive Change Checker trophy and a bundle of goodies to include a year’s subscription to Coin Collector magazine, a personalised medal, Change Checker T-Shirt and pen. There is no cash alternative.
  • Participants agree to meet reasonable requests to assist publicity.
  • The Change Checker Awards 2018 are promoted by The Westminster Collection / Change Checker, trading divisions of 288 Group Ltd.
  • Employees of 288 Group and their families are not eligible to enter.



If you’re interested in coin collecting, our Change Checker web app is completely free to use and allows users to:

– Find and identify the coins in their pocket
– Collect and track the coins they have
– Swap their spare coins with other Change Checkers

Sign up today at: www.changechecker.org/app