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March 2014's News

Gurkha Officer in Shanghai

Gurkha Officer in Shanghai An age-old problem THIS month’s “Letters to the Editor” page contains a number of opinions regarding Robert Chalke’s experience with the Surrey Regimental Museum (see MEDAL NEWS March 2014)—in general the consensus of opinion amongst those writing, and of those to whom we have spoken, seems to be… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 27 March 2014 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Medal News

Spotlight on Queen Anne

Spotlight on Queen Anne Research always pays I DO realise that I have “commented” on the Royal Mint and its coins a number of times in recent months and for those of you who do not collect new issues I apologise—I will endeavour to steer clear of 21st Century coins in May. This month, however, I feel the latest news on… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 24 March 2014 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

Come to Harrogate!

The Harrogate Spring Fair takes place this weekend at The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, open from 11am to 6pm on Friday and 9.30am to 3pm on Saturday. Harrogate is a beautiful town and well worth the visit and even if you don't buy any coins you can go for tea at Betty's! Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 20 March 2014 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: General News

A new £1 coin

A new £1 coin It has just been announced that the UK is to have a new £1 coin! the 12 sided bimetallic coin will be introduced in 2017 to try to combat counterfeiting. We will of course have more details, and more pictures, as we get them. The BBC has its own take on the story on its website. The 12 sided… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 18 March 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Britannia Time

Britannia Time Sunday March 16 sees the first Britannia Medal Fair of 2014 at the Carisbrooke Hall, Victory Services Club, Seymour Street, London from 9.30 until 2.00pm The Dealers attending are as follows: Baldwins Bonhams Bostock Medals Gary Brown Philip Burman John Cannon Mark Carter Mark Cashmore (DCM… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 14 March 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Britannia Mules?

An interesting article from our friend Jeff Starck over at Coin World on Britannia errors We'll look into this and let you know more when we find out! *update* apparently these do exist - Jeff was in contact with Llantrisant and they confirmed the existence of the mules. The official statement from… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 4 March 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

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