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The Coins Shop

366 Soko Muhogo Street | near Forodhani Garden, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1130, Tanzania
+255 658 195 972
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Great service

I made my request one afternoon and it was ready the following morning - and to perfection. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hannah D
via mobile
Perfect job

Small business close to Mercury house. Absolutely perfect job and you can get original souvenir... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ottosyd
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Toronto, Canada
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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 then this is the place you need! Personalized designs available on a simple request. Your name on a coin of your choice,letters,logos,symbols and more ! From pendants to earrings,bracelets,key chains to puzzles and frameworks. All our coins are carefully cut by hand using a tiny handsaw and a lot of patience!We spend from few hours to even a week (for the most intricate designs)with each coin.From polishing to designing/drawing the custom works to cutting(the most time and effort consuming part),to finishing process-smoothing,adding loops,ropes and packing each item in a small gift bag.We love what we do so we always make sure it is the best quality of work that can possibly be done by hand on coins. All our prices are based on how much time,effort and broken tools we put into it.When we use a more valuable coin we add its cost to the price but usually we charge only for the job.We do not charge extra for custom work and we give a free handmade rope,bracelet or a key chain with each coin.The Coins Shop sells in local currency- TZ shillings,please do check our website to see the prices in us dollars. We do FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE !!! Thanks for reading and we hope to see you soon :)
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“unique gifts” (4 reviews)
“perfect gift” (2 reviews)
“jewellery” (4 reviews)
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366 Soko Muhogo Street | near Forodhani Garden, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1130, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made my request one afternoon and it was ready the following morning - and to perfection. Very happy with the service here! Would recommend

Thank Hannah D
TheCoinsShop, Owner at The Coins Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you,we are happy that you are happy with our work :) That's our goal.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small business close to Mercury house. Absolutely perfect job and you can get original souvenir from Zanzibar. Highly recommend.

Thank Ottosyd
TheCoinsShop, Owner at The Coins Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you !

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Sissy at The Coins Shop was extremely helpful and did everything she could to accommodate my request. I would highly recommend them.

Thank SarahCox_13
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very beatiful handcraft. It is a very unique way of making something special. I was very pleased with my order both delivery time and the actual coin pendant

Thank belej12
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a great place for unique personal items and gifts. Hand carved cut out of different coins from Africa and around the world at very reasonable prices.

Thank scottbA9169VI
Reviewed 24 July 2017

There are many Souvenir Shops in Stone Town. Most of them sell the same Pictures, the same Wood arts etc., hoewever; the coins shop offers creative and if wanted, even customized coins. You simple tell the design you want to have on your coin and...More

Thank 90Pati
Reviewed 21 June 2017

the place says it all, if you love art (special art) and appreciate the work of art then this place is a must see and i am sure you will find a piece with your name on it :) fantastic place and amazing and i...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This place is simply Amazing, coins from all over the world shaped and crafted to your own choice. You can express yourself, give space to your imagination and create your own unique jewellery. Sissy and her husband are just exceptional, extremely kind, friendly, patient, polite...More

Thank jennydn78
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The first time I purchased something from the Coins Shop was in 2012 and I'm still wearing my beautiful necklace every day (along with a few other additions)! I've received so many compliments on this and so have my friends and family I have given...More

Thank Cecily V
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I love The Coin Shop. Whereas most of the other stores in Stonetown just sell the usual plastic souvenirs OR are just extremely expansive, Sissy & Family's shop is unique. And so are their products: I got a spoon bracelet I still wear with pride...More

Thank d_sungoddess
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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...
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