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October 2006's News

Scot of the Banknote

For the first time in the Bank Of England's History a Scot is to a appear on one of their banknotes! The economist Adam Smith is to feature on the new 20 in place of Edward Elgar, when it is launched next spring. Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 31 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News

Come to London - it's Britannia time

The last Britannia show of the year is almost upon us - it takes place on November 26 at the familiar venue of the Victory Services Club just off Marble Arch - this month you can get in for free by using the ticket in MEDAL NEWS! The show starts at 9.30am and of course we'll be there - we'll have… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 31 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

November Dates

The COIN NEWS team will, of course be at the LONDON COIN FAIR, held at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury on November 4 where we'll have copies of the new COIN YEARBOOK 2007 hot off the press as well as the latest Krause titles and copies of your favourite Coin Magazine! Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 31 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Calling young collectors?

Do you want 150 to spend? then enter our competition today - all you have to do is let us know "If you won first prize (150) what coins (or banknotes/tokens etc) would you buy - and why?" The closing date is January 31 2007 and we'll award the prizes based on the entries that we think are the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

VCs for Afghanistan?

There is much media speculation at the moment regarding possible awards of the Victoria Cross to soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan. At this stage we have nothing definite but will, of course keep you informed! Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

GC Lecture at the RLC Museum

With much talk of VCs in the news at the moment the "civilian" award of the George Cross is easily overlooked - a state of affairs that the Royal Logistic Corps hope to rectify with a lecture being given on November 23 at the Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut, Surrey. The GC is not of course a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

£2 million Medal Sale at DNW

The recent OMRS sale of Medals Orders and Decorations at Dix Noonan Webb on September 22 smashed their previous records and topped 2,000,000 for the first time. The sale included teh stunning Ron Penhall collection - see MEDAL NEWS November for a Market Scene Report Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Coin Yearbook 2007

Coin Yearbook 2007 The BRAND NEW COIN YEARBOOK 2007 - once again in FULL COLOUR THROUGHOUT- is launched at Coinex on September 30. This best selling coin price guide is still just 9.95 - that's the 8th year running we've kept the price the same! Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 6 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for the RIR

In a ceremony in Belfast on Friday October 6 Her Majesty the queen presented the Royal Irish Regiment with the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in recognition of its service over the years. The three home service battalions of the Regiment are to disband in July next year. Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 6 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Chatham book and Medal fair

Don't miss the special medal event at the regular book fair at the Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham, Kent on Sunday October 15. The Military, Aviation and Naval book fairs, run by Tim Harper have proved very popular and this one, incorporating medal dealers as well as specialist booksellers looks… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 6 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

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