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October 2010's News

Don't forget Britannia

November 21 - Victory Services Club, Seymour Street, London. A full list of dealers attending published in NOVEMBER MEDAL NEWS and posted here shortly. Dates for 2011 are Sunday March 20, Sunday November 20 - put them in your diary Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 27 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Edwardian Elegance

Edwardian Elegance What price knowledge? HAVING just returned from Coinex, held once again at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, I feel it safe to say that the event has now probably “settled in” to its new venue and is happy with the role it is playing in the coin hobby and trade—this is a prestigious, showpiece fair… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 22 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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The Strangest Hoard?

Buried treasure hoards aren't that unusual in the UK - they come up from time to time as the wonderful Frome hoard shows - but usually they are comprised of Celtic or Roman coins or similar - so it was quite a shock for a couple of gardeners in Hackney of all places to come across 80 American gold… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 19 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Frome hoard valued

The magnificent Frome Hoard of over 52,000 coins discovered in April of this year (see COIN NEWS September 2010) has been valued at the interesting sum of £320,250 that's £6.10 a coin...! For more details see the BBC website here Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 19 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Olympic 50p designs unveiled

Olympic 50p designs unveiled The biggest coin programme in the UK since decimalisation took another step forward today with the release of the 29 designs that members of the public will be able to look out for in their change over the next 18 months. Comprising a vast array of different Olympic and Paralympic sports the series… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 13 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Medals stolen

Stolen from a private house in Basildon recently - family medals to Fletcher WW1, B.E.M, I.S.M to 184212 ALBERT FLETCHER 1939-45 STAR, AFRICA STAR, DEFENCE & WAR, RNR LSGC and Bar to RNRC/JX 343570 R.A. FLETCHER.N RNR LSGC & QUEEN'S SILVER JUBILEE (ENGRAVED) to D111440V A.G.FLETCHER RN Any info… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 13 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Nelson's Star to shine

Nelson's Star to shine Changing times THIS time last year I was sitting at my desk trying to word a tactful “comment” about the new OMRS Convention. We had always been supporters of the event, choosing to launch our MEDAL YEARBOOK there rather than anywhere else. We were thus disappointed that the 2009 version was very… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 11 October 2010 by Alyson Thomas
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