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March 2011's News

Medal Yearbook Pictures needed

Pictures of the following medals are required to bring the MEDAL YEARBOOK up to date. If you are able to help with a high resolution picture (or indeed anb original medal) please do let us know by emailing phil@tokenpublishing.com or calling 01404 46972 - thanks! 27 Distinguished Service Order … Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 30 March 2011 by Alyson Thomas
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Unique Falklands medal group

Unique Falklands medal group Missed Chances? WITH the sad but inevitable news that Frank Buckles, last of the US Veterans of World War I passed away aged 110 on February 27, there are now only two people who served in the “War to End Wars” left alive and only one with any medallic entitlement from that conflict. These… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 30 March 2011 by Alyson Thomas
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Extra Special

Extra Special Designed To Matter THE Royal Mint has announced that there will indeed be a “Royal Wedding” £5 crown to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Kate (sorry Catherine) Middleton on April 29. It was perhaps inevitable that such a crown would be minted, after all the Prince’s parents had their… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 28 March 2011 by Alyson Thomas
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Operational Honours

The latest Operational Honours list has just been announced by the MOD (April -September 2010) and includes three Conspicuous Gallantry Crosses and 13 MCs including one to a feamle medic - for more details check the MOD's Website Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 25 March 2011 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

More £5 for cash machines

It's official more of the little blue notes are to be put in Britain's "hole in the wall" cash machines. Currently most "ATMs" only dispense £10 or £20 notes and £5 notes don't enter circulation that readily meaning those that are out there are grubby, dirty or torn. Look forward… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 March 2011 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News

Frome Hoard to stay in Somerset!

The largest hoard of coins ever found in Britain is to stay in the County where it was discovered Thanks mainly to a National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) grant of £294,000 the Museum of Somerset has raised a total of £320,250 to keep the Frome Hoard, found last year by metal… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 March 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Baldwins at Britannia

Despite being left out of the Britannia double page feature in the March edition of Medal News, Baldwins will most definately be in attendance on March 20. As at previous shows, David Kirk of Baldwins will have on offer an interesting range of orders and medals as well as discuss consignment… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 1 March 2011 by Carol
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Official Royal Wedding Coin Announced

As predicted (and hoped for) by COIN NEWS the Royal Mint have announced that there is to be an official Royal Wedding Crown for the marriage of Kate Middleton and Prince William on April 29. The £5 Crown, which features the profiles of the couple facing each other, the wedding date and the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 1 March 2011 by Phil Mussell
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