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February 2010's News

New Look for Jersey's notes

Jeresy's banknotes are being given a radical new make over - the first re-design in 21 years! For the full story see here Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 23 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, General News

The Olympic Coins....

The Olympic Coins.... Looking to the future . . . THE imminent arrival of the “biggest coin programme since decimalisation” (the Olympic 50 pences) inevitably throws up questions about coins, coin collecting and, more importantly, coin collectors themselves. We all know why the majority of us… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 22 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Money Laundering

Well this is different.... Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 16 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News

Chilean error

The recent "dateless" 20p showed that even an institution as rigid about standards as the Royal Mint can get things wrong - but it's doubtful that they, or indeed most national Mints would make the mistake discovered in Chile recently - somehow they actually managed to get the name of their country… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 12 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

New Olympic design announced.

New Olympic design announced. The next Olympic 50p design has been unveiled - depicting "Cycling" as the sport the coin was designed by 16 Year Old Theo Crutchley-Mack from Halifax. There's still no news as to the exact date of the launch of this new programme nor how many of each coin will be issued but we will keep you… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 10 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Dickin Medal Awarded

A "bomb sniffer" dog working in Afghanistan is to be honoured with the "animals" VC - the Dickin Medal. Princess Alexandra will award black Labrador Treo the Dickin Medal at the Imperial War Museum,making him the 63rd animal to have won the award since its institution in 1943 and thr 26th canine… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 8 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Brazil's new notes

Brazil's Central Bank has unveiled new banknotes with superior print quality and new security features to prevent counterfeiting. The new bills unveiled Wednesday are in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 reais, Xinhua reported. The new notes have different sizes and notches so that they… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 4 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News

Krause 1801-1900 AT LAST!!

Yes after seemingly months of waiting the BRAND NEW Standard Catalog of World Coins 1801-1900 is now available. We have them in stock NOW so order yours today - click here for details Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 2 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Another record smashed

Another record smashed Nothing new... MANY of you will have seen the recent news concerning the “soldier” Roger Day who appeared at an Armistice Day parade in Warwickshire sporting a chest-full of medals and proudly wearing an SAS beret and insignia. Those of us in the know instantly spotted that this character couldn’t… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 1 February 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

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