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Literary LegendTues, 25 July 2017

A new chapter

AS we went to press last month a news release came in regarding the equity investment in Sovereign Rarities Ltd by none other than that most prestigious of numismatic institutions—The Royal Mint (COIN NEWS July, page 16). We managed to change a few things around and led...

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More Stop ThiefSun, 23 July 2017

Removed over a period of three years from a house in Dorchester area: World War I and World War II medals including the 1914/15 Star, British War and Victory trio named to Capt O G H Anstiss, RGA and British War and Defence medals to Leading Aircraftwoman Monica Francis Anstiss. Enquiries lead the...

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Stop ThiefSun, 23 July 2017

Missing on or after 19 March 2017 from The London Medal Company Ltd. (1) Royal Humane Society Medal in silver-gilt awarded to Brevet Major Charles Craufurd Fraser, 7th Hussars. (2) C.B.E., Order of Saint John, Order of Saint John Lifesaving Medal in Bronze group to Mrs Dorothy Eleanor Augusta...

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Stop ThiefMon, 3 July 2017

Stolen during a burglary at a Devon property in May the NGS 1848 (Boat Service 23 Novr 1810), Baltic and Crimea Group of three to Lt HP Dicken. RN

Crime Reference 03657417. Any information call DC Lavercombe at Newton Abbott Police via 101



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Krugerrand 50 years onThurs, 22 June 2017

Going mainstream

WE have, it seems, all but sold out of our COIN YEARBOOK 2017—nearly 10,000 books sold within less than eight months and bookshops and distributors eager for us to get the 2018 version out early. Dealers are calling us up hoping to get more copies and whilst we have...

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Hiram BrownWed, 14 June 2017

It is with sadness that we report on the death of Hiram Brown of the Edinburgh Coin Shop. He died very unexpectedly at home over the weekend, apparently of a sudden heart attack. A full obituary will appear in COIN NEWS in due course.

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Australia's First VCMon, 5 June 2017

Decisions, decisions

THERE are, I suspect, two types of medal collector: those who like owning the physical pieces of metal and silk and those for whom the medals are secondary and it’s the research, the story, which is the main thrust of their hobby. That isn’t to say the two don’t...

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Literary Legend Click here to find out more
Issue #469 / August, 2017

In this issue:

  • The Jaenberht penny
    by Dr Graham Bennett
  • The coins of Alexander’s generals—Lysimachus
    by Bryan Short
  • Sixpences of Elizabeth I
    by Dominic Chorley

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Australia's First VC Click here to find out more
Issue #467 / June, 2017

In this issue:

  • At lunch with Spink
    Catching up with Marcus Budgen and David Erskine-Hill of the Medal Department
  • Mexican adventure
    Middle-Eastern army lands in America!
  • Australia’s first Victoria Cross winner
    Sir Neville Howse, rural and military doctor 1863–1930