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May 2016's News

The Spanish Armada

The Spanish Armada Worthy of note BANKNOTES have been in the news recently–—on both sides of the Atlantic. Not only have there been some excellent sales with some simply stunning prices paid (a unique Palestinian £100 trial piece hammered at £85,000, a Straits Settlement $1,000 hammered at £70,000 and a St Lucia 5… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 27 May 2016 by Phil Mussell
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1933 penny sells for £72,000

1933 penny sells for £72,000 One of only four pattern versions of the iconic 1933 Penny has sold at Baldwins for a staggering £72,000. Created by moneyer Andre Lavrillier the coin never went into full scale production with only seven 1933 pennies ever being officially struck - to be used in time capsules in the cornerstones of… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 10 May 2016 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Lost in the post

From Lockdales auction: Lot 789 WW2 Casualty group to 5127225 Pte John Ronald Hayward (Haywood) 1/7th Bn R. Warwickshire Regt. Killed 18/7/1944. Buried Fontenay-Le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel. Lived Bedworth Nr Nuneaton. Lot includes named Casualty medal slip, named box of issue, 1939-45 Star,… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 5 May 2016 by Phil Mussell
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