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June 2009's News

The coin with no date!

Incredibly this is suddenly big news - but we broke the story back in December 2008! Here's what we had to say back then...... Check your change everybody - after 25 years (the last instance being with the 1983 New Pence/Two pence reverse) the Royal Mint have let a mule slip through their… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 29 June 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Solidus at Spink

Stop Press***Stop Press***Stop Press An important ninth century Anglo-Frisian Solidus, recently found near Salisbury, fetches 9,300 at auction at Spink in London - see the August COIN NEWS (On sale July 22) for further details Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 25 June 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Medals of dishonour

Commemorative medals are usually struck to celebrate a famous victory, an invention, a worthy life well lived - not, apparently, always - as this exhibition at the British Museum demonstrates.....! Click here for details! Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 25 June 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Coins in the news

Phil was on the radio again this week - on the Roy Noble Programme (BBC Radio Wales) talking about the new 5 "Henry VIII" crown. He'll be appearing on BBC Radio Devon next week talking on the same subject. We tend to forget that outside our hobby people are still genuinely interested in the coins… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 19 June 2009 by Phil Mussell
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World Paper Money Volume III - new edition

A brand new edition (The 12th) of "the standard catalog of World Paper Money Volume III 1961-date" is available now! It came into us this week and is hot off the press - order your copy today Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 19 June 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Congratulations Joe!

It was a long way to go for dinner (8 hour round trip) but we wouldn't have missed it. Yesterday, June 16, John Mussell, Phil Mussell and Carol Hartman joined coin and medal dealer Giuseppe Miceli in Northampton to celebrate his 40 years of being in business. Friends, family and business associates… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 17 June 2009 by Carol
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