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June 2013's News

Royal Mint at Tower of London

Royal Mint at Tower of London Walking on Mint Street WHEN most of us think of the Royal Mint we can be forgiven for conjuring up images of an industrial plant in Wales churning out shiny coins by the bin load, of BU sets given to proud new parents, of Proof sets eagerly purchased each year or commemoratives celebrating this,… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 21 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Yet more stolen medals...what is going on?!

Stolen in Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire on June 18 a group of four to Lt P.J.de Roeper Royal Fusiliers: MC, Korean Medal, UN Korea 1950/53 and General Service Medal (Near East) Also group of six: DSO, 1914/15 star, BWM, Victory Medal, ( MiD Oak leaf), General Service Medal (South Persia) and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 19 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Devon and Exeter Numismatic Society Open Day

This Saturday (June 22nd) sees the Devon and Exeter Numismatic Society hold their first new members and valuation day - come along to the St James' Centre, Stadium Way, Exeter between 10am and 4pm to say hello!! Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 19 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Another theft...

A group of four to Colonel R Steele TERRITORIAL DECORATION CSM 2 BARS SOUTH ARABIA NORTHERN IRELAND (LT RCT) ACCUMULATED SERVICE (MAJOR ASH) UN CYPRUS Any info to the MEDAL NEWS office please Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 18 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Albert Medal on Offer

The Albert Medal is one of the most aesthetically pleasing British Medal and the stories behind their awards are always poignant and often inspiring - such is the case with the Bronze Medal awarded to William Walters following the Abercan Colliery explosion of 1878. Walters was one of a nine man… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 18 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Stolen DFM

Stolen from Perpignan in the south of France on 17th May this year DFM, 39-45 Star, Defence and War as awarded to 2204704 A/F Sgt E V Taylor (actually Ernest Vaughan-Taylor) of 156 Squadron (medals all in black presentation box) Any information to Gendarme in charge: Maréchal Thierry Gout… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 11 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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New record for rupee

News has reached us that the Baldwin’s sale of The David Fore Collection saw the cover coin, the 1839 Rupee, set a new world record for a silver British Indian coin. This is the first silver British Indian coin to sell for a six figure sum and it made £132,000 against an estimate of £60,000. Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 6 June 2013 by Carol
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More missing medals

Stolen on May 24 from Edmonton, North London: Memorial plaque and 1914 trio to EDWARD ARTHUR WISE. Any information contact Warren McWilliams 07887 543 171 wozmcwill@hotmail.com Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 4 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Stop Thief

Stolen at the Denmead Military Show 26th May 2013. M.C. and 1914/15 Star trio to Captain Philip Dealtry, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Police Ref. no. 44130190617 Hampshire Police Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 4 June 2013 by Phil Mussell
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