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July 2013's News

Are you going to OMSA?

The annual Orders and Medals Society of America show takes place next week (August 8-11) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Milwaukee Airport. We'll be there (as always) and it would be great to say hello to old friends and new ones alike. If you haven't registered yet well that's OK - the public "open"… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 30 July 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Russian reward

Russian reward A step too far? OUR front cover this month shows President Putin of Russia awarding the Medal of Ushakov to Arctic Convoy veterans in acknowledgment of the debt the Russian people owe these brave men. This presentation comes hard on the heels of various presentations of the new Arctic Star… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 29 July 2013 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Medal News

Stop Thief

Stolen during a burglary from an address in Potters Bar, Herts on the 23rd July 2013 were the following medals: 1 x South Atlantic medal. Awarded to ‘WEM(R)1 MS Duffin D183608C HMS Arrow’ 1 x Police long service and good conduct medal, engraved Ch Insp M Duffin 187902 1 x Queens… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 26 July 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Jane Austen on the £10

We'll never really know whether this was planned all along or a knee jerk reaction to the recent furore over Elizabeth Fry being replaced on the fiver but whatever the reason it appears that Jane Austen is officially to appear on the £10... see the BBC for further details Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 24 July 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, General News

Joe Miceli

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our long term friend Giuseppe (Joe) Miceli. Joe, an Italian immigrant who started in the coin and medal trade over 40 years ago was known to many of us, collectors and dealers alike, as a real "character", a kind, generous man who was always… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 17 July 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News, Medal News

It's nearly York time!

I can't quite believe it but the York Coin and Medal fair is almost upon us once again Next Friday and Saturday will see the Knavesmire Stand at York Racecourse play host to a large number of dealers all of whom are guaranteed to carry some fantastic stock! The fair starts at 11.00am on Friday… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 10 July 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News, Medal News

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