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February 2007's News

Bromley!

We always try and attend at least one Bromley show a year - and this Sunday is probably the only one we can make - so we hope to see as many of you there as possible too! Sunday 9.30am Bromley Civic Centre - see you there! I don't care how sunny it is - get yourselves along to the Civic Centre,… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 28 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Soldiers Records go on line

The National Archives (formerly the PRO) has put the service records of WWI soldiers on-line for the first time. Not all soldiers records are available (around 60% were lost when the original records office was bombed in WWII) but there are still hundreds of thousands that can be viewed. At this… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 23 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Are you in Dublin at all in the next few days?

If you are then come along to the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Ballsbridge and say hello to us at the Irish International Coin Show. Maybe you don't know much about coins, banknotes or medals and want to learn a little more? Well that's fine, some along to our table, pick up a free sample of COIN… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 17 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News, Medal News

Are you in Dublin at all in the next few days?

If you are then come along to the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Ballsbridge and say hello to us at the Irish International Coin Show. Maybe you don't know much about coins, banknotes or medals and want to learn a little more? Well that's fine, some along to our table, pick up a free sample of COIN… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 15 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News, Medal News

Britannia

Don't forget it's Britannia time again soon - next weekend (February 25th) sees the first of this year's fairs at the Victory Services Club, London (just off Marble Arch) and as ever the Token team will be there with copies of the latest magazine, the MEDAL YEARBOOK and the new edition of British… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 15 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Beauty in the eye of the beholder

Beauty in the eye of the beholder It has aways been assumed that Cleopatra - the Egyptian Queen who captured the heart of Mark Antony and led to a bitter rift in the Roman Empire was a stunning beauty - however a silver denarius that has gone on display in Newcastle would seem to indicate differently. The coin, which depicts Antony… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 14 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Back issues

Did you know we sell back issue of COIN NEWS or MEDAL NEWS stretching right back to 1998 - and all from this website!! You can view every single back issue simply by clicking on it in the back issue section - that will bring up the full contents page to allow you to choose magazines that you're… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 13 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, Medal News

BANKNOTES OF THE WORLD - ANY MINUTE NOW!!

The new Standard Catalogue of World Banknotes (General issues) is imminent! This new edition is a must for all serious banknote collectors with ALL BANKNOTES up until 1960 LISTED AND PRICED. It once again retails at just 50 plus 8 p&p and will available from the COIN NEWS - BOOKS section of… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 12 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News

Bonhams follow Spink

After moves by Spink last week to increase their buyer's premium on all lots up to 2,000 Bonhams have announced that they are to follow suit with an increase in their premium to 20% on all lots up to 250,000 (in effect most coin and all banknote and medal lots). The company's premium is currently… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 8 February 2007 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News, Medal News

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