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February 2014's News

There's gold in them there hills...

Ever wished you could just stumble across a fortune whilst out walking? Well apparently it happens - at least according to the BBC. Whilst we at COIN NEWS are very happy for them we can't help but feel just a little envious... Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 26 February 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

For Valour

For Valour Helping to stop global warming AS we get closer to the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I so the chattering classes seem to be in full flow, dissecting the conflict, and its causes in, it seems, an attempt to prove just how futile the whole things was. Well no kidding! I think we’re… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 26 February 2014 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Medal News

The coinage on trial

The coinage on trial What would you like? ONE of the most challenging aspects of putting together COIN NEWS each month is actually the writing of this “Comment”. I always try to make it topical but, in order to do that, I too often find myself regurgitating a piece from the news and that isn’t what this column is all… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 24 February 2014 by Alyson Thomas
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Britannia- March 16

Don't forget the next Britannia show - it's to be held on Sunday March 16 at the usual venue - the Carisbrooke Hall, Victory Services Club, Marble Arch, London from 9.30am-2.00pm. See MEDAL NEWS March for further details! Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 15 February 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Joe Miceli's killer sentenced

The man who killed Joe Miceli at his home in Northampton last year has been found guilty of his murder. Mark Ellson repeatedly hit he coin and medal dealer over the head with a mallet. Although he initially claimed he knew nothing of the death, He later admitted killing Joe but claimed it was… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 14 February 2014 by Phil Mussell
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100th Victoria Cross to an Australian

It has been announced today (Thursday February 13) that the 100th Victoria Cross to an Australian has been posthumously awarded to Corporal Cameron Stewart Baird, who died in Afghanistan in June 2013. 32-year-old Baird won his VC for displaying conspicuous valour, "leading to the ultimate sacrifice… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 13 February 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Robbery in Northampton

More from Northampton - but nothing to do with Joe Miceli - this time a robbery Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 7 February 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Joe Miceli

The man accused of murdering coin dealer Joe Miceli is appearing in court this week - for updates follow the Northampton Chronicle & Echo or click below for the updates Please note some of the stories are disturbing - especially for those of us who knew Joe well Here, Here, Here and Here and the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 7 February 2014 by Phil Mussell
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