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July 2014's News

The power and the glory

The power and the glory Golden Summer’s Day ON June 17 MEDAL NEWS was privileged enough to be invited along to what must go down as one of the most impressive medal exhibitions/displays of modern times. Now, of course, any large display of medals is impressive to a collector: we love looking at collections, love learning… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 30 July 2014 by Alyson Thomas
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Stop Thief...

Between Monday 7th July 2014 and Wednesday 9th July 2014, an unknown offender has stolen items of military memorabilia which belong to the widow of Air Vice Marshall PEIRSE RAF. The items stolen include flying log books dating back to about 1947 until about 1985, an Air Vice Marshall hat, white… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 29 July 2014 by Phil Mussell
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Rule Britannia

Rule Britannia A silver (or gold) lining THE Royal Mint has recently unveiled a rather classy new look for their gold and silver “Britannia” issues this year with a standing, almost wistful looking figure on the reverse—a far cry from the recent warrior queen bestride a chariot or the windswept Britannia… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 28 July 2014 by Alyson Thomas
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New Medal Record!

New Medal Record! The only Victoria Cross awarded for the Tibet Campaign has sold for a record £408,000 (including 20% premium) at Morton & Eden in London. It will shortly go on display at the Ashcroft Trust Gallery at the Imperial War Museum. The VC was awarded to Lieutenant (later Colonel) John Duncan Grant… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 3 July 2014 by Phil Mussell
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New look Britannia

New look Britannia The Royal Mint have unveiled a new look for their gold and silver bullion "Britannia" series - a series that now includes a 1/40th of an ounce coin! More in COIN NEWS August! Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 July 2014 by Phil Mussell
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