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Our new websiteTues, 29 November 2016

We are in the process of developing a new look website and we would like your opinion on how it should look. Is there anything about this site you don't like? Anything you think is great? Anything you'd like to see less of? More of? Do you like the colours? Is it functional? Easy to use? Let us...

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A new coin for ChristmasMon, 28 November 2016

Faking it

THE Royal Mint Museum recently announced that they were to display one of their choicest pieces—a sovereign from the curtailed reign of Edward VIII; one of 49 coins featuring the Monarch that the museum holds, coins that were all ready for mass production but which never made...

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Disaster at Scapa FlowMon, 28 November 2016

Remembering today

BY the very fact that you are reading MEDAL NEWS I feel safe in assuming that you are a collector, a researcher or just someone who is interested in medals and the men and women to whom they were awarded. You may be interested in this hobby of ours because of your...

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Just in time for ChristmasMon, 21 November 2016

Our new COLLECTOR'S CHOICE product catalogue is available now! Chock full of books and accessories for the coin, medal and banknote hobbies the new catalogue is a great place to start your Christmas shopping. You can either download it from our homepage or call 01404 46972 and we'll send you a...

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Test Pilot ExtraordinaireTues, 8 November 2016

A favourable verdict

LAST month in NEWS & VIEWS we commented that by the time readers were looking at the October magazine we would know whether the Orders and Medal Research Society (OMRS) Convention had been a success or a “bold but flawed experiment”. Well now I can tell you—the move...

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Lost MedalsMon, 31 October 2016

Lost in London on Friday October 28 (Walkabout Temple/ Embankment area) . The group comprises: South Atlantic/ GSM 62 (Northern Ireland) /Golden Jubilee/ Diamond Jubilee/Police long service. The first two named to Mne PO41143D C Whitehouse and the Police LS&GC named DC 3189 Whitehouse.
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Ecclesiastical MoneyersTues, 25 October 2016

Ripped off?

IN late September the BBC One Programme “Rip Off Britain” included a segment on coins and coin collecting. In the piece a gentleman named Paul was told by an “expert auctioneer” (not I hasten to add from a specialist numismatic house but rather one from a general auctioneer...

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:A new coin for Christmas Click here to find out more
Issue #454 / December, 2016

In this issue:

  • A triumphant return celebrated
    by Jeremy Cheek
  • Phistelia—a city lost
    by Tim Topps
  • King Alfred’s economic achievement
    by Dr Graham Bennett

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Disaster at Scapa Flow Click here to find out more
Issue #455 / December, 2016

In this issue:

  • Dedication rewarded
    Top Polish award for tireless medal enthusiast and entrepreneur
  • Will the real Kelly stand up!
    Who was the real recipient of the dog’s medal?
  • A Grenadier’s story
    From parade ground to House of Commons