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November 2006's News

Coins for 2007

Coins for 2007 The Royal Mint has recently announced the designs for the 2007 series of circulating coins - they include a 2 celebrating the 300th anniversary of the act of Union between England and Scotland and another celebrating 200 years since the abolition of the slave trade in the UK. The 50p focuses on… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 24 November 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Lost VC make over £100K

The "lost VC" of Private Mariner made 120,750 when it came up for auction at Spink on November 23. The VC, which lay forgotten in a drawer for years only came to light recently. It had been speculated that the hammer price might not be as high as for some recent VCs as it wasn't certain whether… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 23 November 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

George Best Notes

It seems that the demand for the Ulster Banks George Best notes (featured in the December issue of COIN NEWS) was so great that actually the bank has had to stop the offer early as they've run out! APologies to all readers hoping to get their hands on one of these historic banknotes but obviously… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 23 November 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News

DNW Sale venue

Apologies to DNW - we inadvertently gave the wrong address for their next sale in our "Auction Diary" (December 2006). We have listed their old venue address but in fact they now hold their sales at The Richmond Suite (Lower Ground Floor) The Washington Hotel 5 Curzon Street LONDON W1 Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 21 November 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Upham's VC and Bar sold

It has been reported that one of only three VC and Bars ever awarded - that to Captain Charles Upham - has been bought from the family by the Imperial War Museum - but they won't come over to the UK but rather have been loaned to the New Zealand Army Museum for permanent display. There has been… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 14 November 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Hardback Medal Yearbook

Hardback Medal Yearbook There are VERY few of these sought after books left in stock, place your order to-day or you'll be disappointed....!! Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 13 November 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Coin Yearbook 2007

Coin Yearbook 2007 The latest issue of the COIN YEARBOOK is flying off the shelves - the Royal Mint have just placed their second order and bookshops can't seem to get enough. If you want one for Christmas you'd better get your request in soon, at this rate there won't be many left! Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 13 November 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

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