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March 2006's News

George Cross Awarded

The second George Cross of the Iraq war has been awarded to Captain Peter Allen Noerton, a bomb disposal expert who lost part of his arm and a leg in a bomb attack in the Al Bayaa district near Baghdad, which killed four and injured several others. Despite being told about the threat of a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 24 March 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Honour the Armies

"Honour the Armies”, an important new work by Australian author Michael Maton author of Honour the Airforces, is OUT NOW!! This huge tome lists, for the first time, the names of over 60,000 recipients of gallantry and distinguished service awards made during the Second World War to members of the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 22 March 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Up to Leeds!

Don't forget the Leeds show being held at the Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield just off the M1 (junction 39 - it's literally "just there") this Sunday (March 26) We were delighted when we last attended the show a few months ago and have always promised we'd go back when we could - now we can and so… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sun, 19 March 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Making our presence felt

We tried a little experiment this week - we typed in Coin Magazines/magazine on coins/magazine, coin/coin mag and a whole host of other permutations into a number of the leading search engines (Google, Yahoo, MSN, AOL and others) and guess what? COIN NEWS came in the top five every time! And if you… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 14 March 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News

A silver legend - on paper

The Maria Theresa Thaler is one of those coins that everybody has heard about - and it is loved by numismatists, historians and even jewellers from across the globe - this new work by Clara Semple tells the story of the MTT as never before. It's lavishly illustrated, in full colour and only twenty… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 13 March 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Zulu War Medal

in this month's (March) magazine there appears a small news piece pertaining to a Zulu War Medal to a J (H) Meredith - in light of new information that piece should be ignored. A full statement will appear in the April issue Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 13 March 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Afloat and Ashore

The story of the Royal Navy During the Boer War - available NOW from this website!! Order your copy today Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 7 March 2006 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

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