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The SovereignThurs, 25 May 2017

Striking Gold

This month’s magazine is an unashamed celebration of one of this country’s most iconic coins—the sovereign (or rather the modern sovereign because of course the coin was originally minted in the reign of Henry VII, falling out of use in favour of the Unite and the Guinea)....

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Battle of PlevnaTues, 2 May 2017

Service recognised

FOLLOWING last month’s Editorial “Comment” on the petition being launched to back-date the Officers’ Long Service and Good Conduct Medal to allow those who retired before July 2014 to receive one, a rather upset reader got in touch to point out that we had made...

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"Friedberg" is here!Fri, 28 April 2017

The new edition of the essential Gold Coins of the World by Arthur and Ira Friedberg is now available from Token Publishing Ltd.

This renowned catalogue is a must have reference for all gold coin enthusiasts and this , the 9th edition, has been eagerly awaited for some time. With 832...

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More childhood favouritesTues, 25 April 2017

It’s an ill wind

AT THE celebrated Numismata show in Münich in early March there came a turning point in the world of numismatics when, unbeknownst to many at the fair, 30 German law enforcement officers, including three members of the Munich art and antiques squad, raided the event and...

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The Red Books are now here!Mon, 24 April 2017

The BRAND NEW 2018 Red Books are now here! the Red Book is like the COIN YEARBOOK but for US coins - so if Americana is your passion order yours today! Now well-established as THE go-to book for US coins the Whitman Red Book is now available for 2018 - yes 2018, for some reason they are a few...

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The great Apia HurricaneTues, 4 April 2017

Got to stop somewhere

FOLLOWING last month’s new item on George “Johnny” Johnson, DFM, and the on-line petition started by Carol Vorderman and the Sun newspaper to award the Dambuster a knighthood (“News and Views”, March 2017, page 6) our attention was drawn to another medal-related...

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Coins on trialWed, 29 March 2017

Buyer Beware

THERE is an interesting piece by Glen Stephens in this month’s Philatelic Exporter (I know, stamps, I’m sorry, . . . ) regarding a certain well known on-line auction house and scammers/forgers. We won’t go as far as naming the auction house as presumably Mr Stephens has...

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:The Sovereign Click here to find out more
Issue #465 / June, 2017

In this issue:

  • Britain’s largest ever sovereign hoard
    by John Andrew
  • Easter Money—Maundy in Leicester
    by John Andrew
  • Britain’s gold sovereign
    by Dr Kerry Rodgers

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Battle of Plevna Click here to find out more
Issue #464 / May, 2017

In this issue:

  • The (Otto) Man behind the medal
    A forgotten hero of the siege of Plevna
  • Medal survivals
    Herefordshire Regiment Suvla Bay veterans
  • What were the odds?
    A family’s medals reunited