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June 2014's News

Ivor Bush

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of one of the hobby's stalwarts. Ivor was a regular face at many a show over the years (he loved Britannia) but failing health has meant that he hasn't been around much recently and today we learned that he passed away on June 11. Our… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 26 June 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Gold for Her Majesty

Her Majesty The Queen has personally received a gold medallion which bears the image of a Strelitzia flower named after Nelson Mandela, called Mandela's Gold. The South African Gold Coin Exchange (SAGCE) and its retail division, The Scoin Shop, which hold the exclusive rights to market the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 26 June 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Stop Thief!

Stolen June 17 from Louis Bannon's shop in the Royal Arcade, Cardiff, an Edward Medal (Mines) to Evan Owens. This bronze medal had been gilded therefore has a gold appearance. Any information to Louis Bannon 07968 855288 or 02920221528. Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 23 June 2014 by Carol
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Ireland's 1,000 years of coinage

Ireland's 1,000 years of coinage COIN NEWS, like most other publications recently, has devoted a great deal of time and column inches to the controversial Bitcoin, and, frankly it is beyond my limitations to fully understand it! However, in a recent on-line edition of MoneyNews.com, I came across a very interesting article written… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 23 June 2014 by Alyson Thomas
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Stop Thief

Stolen in a burglary at Rolvenden Layne, Kent, in mid-June - two frames of family medals, comprising: A full-size group of three awarded to Colonel Robert Atkins, Indian Army, in a glazed frame: Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-59, no clasp Afghanistan Medal 1878-80, no clasp India General Service… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 19 June 2014 by Phil Mussell
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Edward Medal for the Gresford Mining Disaster

Anyone know where the medal is http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-27702691 Could it have been exchanged for the GC? Let us know if you know! phil@tokenpublishing.com 01404 46972 Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 6 June 2014 by Phil Mussell
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Stop Thief!

Stolen: Medals to N029166G Lt Col Alexander Nicholas Jenzen. 40 Cdo RM The Medals taken are as follows – GSM Northern Ireland (Lt AN Jenzen RM OSM Sierra Leone (Capt AN Jenzen RM) Iraq (Capt AN Jenzen RM) Afghanistan (Maj AN Jenzen RM) Queens Diamond Jubilee Accumulated Campaign Service… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 5 June 2014 by Phil Mussell
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Asst Surgeon T B Davis MGS

Back in 2009 we issued a STOP THIEF alert regarding a medal that was stolen in a burglary in Bridport - an MGS to Asst Surgeon T B Davis. It later transpired that this medal, and we believe the accompanying Crimea Medal, had in fact been pawned by the owner and was not part of the robbery. We… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 3 June 2014 by Phil Mussell
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