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April 2013's News

Winston Churchill to grace the new £5

Winston Churchill to grace the new £5 We won't get it for a while but when we do the new £5 note will bear the face of Sir Winston Churchill - arguably one of the finest, and most recognisable of all Britons. The new note, which won't grace our purses, wallets or ATMs until 2016, will feature the face of "Winnie" taken from a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 30 April 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, General News

The Mighty Hood

The Mighty Hood Happy Birthday to us! I MAKE no excuses for writing this month’s Editorial as one long “congratulations” to Token Publishing Ltd (and myself if I’m honest), as this month (April 2013—it may be the May issue but we are always a little ahead of ourselves) marks no less than 30 years since Token… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 29 April 2013 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Medal News

Sad loss

It is with great sadness that we report the death of one of the UK’s most popular medal dealers, Fred Walland. Fred was a well known face at many leading fairs and in particular the Britannia Medal Fair which he originally founded with Malcolm and Jeannie Gordon. A pioneer of the hobby of medal… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 24 April 2013 by Carol
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Astrology and the ancients

Astrology and the ancients Happy Birthday to us! I MAKE no excuses for writing this month’s Editorial as one long “congratulations” to Token Publishing Ltd (and myself if I’m honest), as this month (April 2013—it may be the May issue but we are always a little ahead of ourselves) marks no less than 30 years since Token… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 18 April 2013 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

To err is human!

There were embarrassed faces at the Central Bank of Ireland as it was revealed that the new 10 euro coin issued to commemorate legendary Irish author James Joyce had an extra word erroneously added to a famous James Joyce quote. As well as an image of Joyce there are three sentences from his… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 17 April 2013 by Carol
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Yate Militaria Fair

The Token Team, John and Carol in this instance as Phil is away in the US at the Chicago International Coin Fair, will be attending the Mark Carter Yate Medal & Militaria Fair on Sunday 21st April. As well as Medal News magazine, all of the Token titles will be available including the very latest… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 17 April 2013 by Carol
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Medal Theft in Gleadless

South Yorkshire Police have informed us of a large collection going missing from a house in Gleadless, Sheffield in March - the collection, which includes Victorian campaign (NGS, MGS, Mutiny, Crimea and more) right up to WWII is beginning to appear on the market now and the police are asking us… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 3 April 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

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