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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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Unusual gifts or souvenirs.

We spotted positive comments on Tripadvisor so looked out for the Coins Shop & were glad we did. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
77ras
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Krakow, Poland
A different souvenir

I had been told about this shop and went to visit it. The owner and artist Sissy cuts unique... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
TripPlanners
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Alberta
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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 designed and cut by hand using a tiny handsaw and a lot of patience! We ship worldwide. Thanks for reading and we hope to see you soon :)
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  • Average1%
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“sassy” (8 reviews)
“art” (7 reviews)
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366 Soko Muhogo Street | near Forodhani Garden, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1130, Tanzania
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+255 658 195 972
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed April 25, 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

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Reviewed March 20, 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

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Reviewed February 23, 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!

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We sought out this place while in Zanzibar recently. It's pretty hard to find without someone to guide you as it is right in central Stone Town. But once we found the place, we loved the selection of coins already cut, however you do have...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

I learned about this shop on TripAdvisor prior to our Zanzibar trip. I love coins, so I pulled a few from my travel collection to take on my journey to Africa. We were staying only two nights in Stone Town, so finding The Coins Shop...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2017 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
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TheCoinsShop, Owner at The Coins Shop, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

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

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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

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

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TheCoinsShop, Owner at The Coins Shop, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thank you !

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

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

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Reviewed July 26, 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
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elize012016
April 19, 2018|
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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.
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njrd2016
October 5, 2016|
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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...
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