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This guy has come up with an amazing idea and these coins make an excellent souvenir and gift to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nairobi, Kenya
Great Artwork

The Coins Shop is a hidden gem of StoneTown. The artwork made with coins from all over the world is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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All real coins cut by hand! The Coins Shop is a very unique place of handcraft,history,art and creativity! A must see in Stone Town,Zanzibar ! If you worry that your bag will be too heavy for the plane,but still want to find great gifts for everyone...more
366 Soko Muhogo Street | near Forodhani Garden, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1130, Tanzania
+255 658 195 972
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guy has come up with an amazing idea and these coins make an excellent souvenir and gift to give friends and family back home. So different from the usual fridge magnets and the like. Was totally impressed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kenyantraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Coins Shop is a hidden gem of StoneTown. The artwork made with coins from all over the world is absolutely stunning. Is difficult to choose one peace to buy. They are so diverse and delicate, I really love it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 189mhz
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This is a most remarkable place for brilliant souvenirs. It is genuine coins from every where in the world. some current, some old and out of circulation, where the surface of the coin has been cut away to highlight the pattern. Some coins have been...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jazulu
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting stone town this shop is a must visit, the graving on the coins is a perfect gift to get to your self or to your friends

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mohamedsanad
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Stone Town offers plenty of choices to buy souvenirs. Kangas, spices, Magnets, wood carvings and so on. One of the most interesting shops ist he Coin Shop. A novel idea. Autentic and unique. Why to buy the usual stuff that everybody is buying when you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matthias1978
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon this shop while roaming through the Stonetown streets and alleys. The coins in the shop have been cut into to highlight its design. You can also have your initials cut into a coin of your choosing. If you want a unique gift...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

We spotted positive comments on Tripadvisor so looked out for the Coins Shop & were glad we did. We chatted about the process of making the cut-outs and were amazed there weren’t more rejects. In the end we came away with 5 coins and were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 77ras
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I had been told about this shop and went to visit it. The owner and artist Sissy cuts unique shapes out of coins from around the world. They are so different from other souvenirs. You can even bring a coin. They did not have the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Excellent service and beautiful products! I visited the coin shop for the first time yesterday. Their products are absolutely beautiful. Personal and made with love and dedication. I ended up buying several items and I will for sure come back to buy more. The staff...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank N3292FSemmaf
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this store. However we were a little pressed for time, and didn’t buy anything. This shop is a little gem, definetly unique items and if you have something in mind, I believe they can make something up for you. Must see!

Date of experience: February 2018
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19 April 2018|
Response from TheCoinsShop | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. We don’t have any kruger ponds available. If you have your own we can cut it for you.
6 October 2016|
Response from Ogy_Kovachev | Reviewed this property |
The Coin Shop is in the heart of the Stone Town so it is about an hour and a half to drive there. It is awesome. Worth visiting...