See inside latest Antique Collecting magazine

In this month’s Antique Collecting magazine we explore the colourful interiors of Harewood House in Leeds, take a step back in history via an unsurpassed numismatist’s collection, and sample the inflluential works of Scottish Colourist JD Fergusson. Subscribe now to get the magazine delivered to your door each month – plus receive a free book and jute bag – see what’s inside by scrolling down.

A Family Affair: We go behind the scenes at an exhibition of the work by the 17th-century portraitist Mary Beale whose artistic endeavours were assisted by her husband and sons

The Face of History: Coins tell a country’s history like no other artefact, as shown by the lifetime collection of Geoffrey Cope which goes under the hammer this month

A collection of antique coins

Scot Free: On the 150th anniversary of his birth, art expert Alice Strang delves into the life and career of the Scottish Colourist JD Fergusson

A painting by the Scottish Colourist JD Fergusson

Boldly Go: We go behind the scenes at an exhibition at Harewood House to discover the colourful interiors loved by its Georgian owners – a far cry from the muted shades we associate with them today

A collection of Georgian chairs at Harewood House in Leeds

Also inside this month’s issue:

Lots of Love: Bargain Hunt star and auctioneer Irita Marriott gets all revved up by a collection of sought-after Tonka Toys

Three vintage Tonka Toys

Marc My Words: The Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum visits the land of his forebears and discovers prehistoric standing stones on a golf course!

In the Knowles: Decorative arts specialist Eric Knowles discovers an unusual swagger stick that once belonged to one of the officers who played a major role in the WWII Great Escape

Marcel Zillessen's swagger stick

Lots to Talk About: Catherine Southon sings the praises of the celebrated mid-century silversmith Stuart Devlin whose work is up for sale this month

A collection of cups by the silversmith Stuart Devlin