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April 2011's News

Arctic Controversy goes on

Whther you feel there is a place for an Arctic Convoy medal or not there is no denying that this emotive subject continues to make waves (if you'll excuse the pun) as this story from the Portsmouth News demonstrates Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 26 April 2011 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Martin Hewitt

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death, on Maundy Thursday, of Leicestershire dealer Martin Hewitt, stalwart of the "fair" scene and known to many after years in the trade. Martin was taken ill at the Harrogate show and admitted to hospital there, although he was later transferred back… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 26 April 2011 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

The Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding Who are we…? THIS month’s cover features the new Royal Wedding Crown, and within the pages of the magazine you will find an interview with the designer of that Crown, Mark Richards. For those of you who collect new issues such an interview will be of great interest—to those of you who aren’t… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 20 April 2011 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

£3.7 million coin sold!

Congratulations go to Morton and Eden whose recent sale saw an Islamic coin fetch a staggering new record - the Umayyad dinar, dated 105h (723AD) was struck from gold mined at a location owned by the Caliph himself - known on the coins as the “Mine of the Commander of the Faithful”. An… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 8 April 2011 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Maastricht time again

Yes it's that time of year again - time for the "Maastricht" papermoney show (actually held in the town hall in Valkenburg - a lovely little market town to the east of Maastricht). The Token team are making the long journey down there (the journey from Devon to Dover is, in reality, far worse… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 7 April 2011 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, General News

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