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October 2010's News

The Strangest Hoard?

Buried treasure hoards aren't that unusual in the UK - they come up from time to time as the wonderful Frome hoard shows - but usually they are comprised of Celtic or Roman coins or similar - so it was quite a shock for a couple of gardeners in Hackney of all places to come across 80 American gold… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 19 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Frome hoard valued

The magnificent Frome Hoard of over 52,000 coins discovered in April of this year (see COIN NEWS September 2010) has been valued at the interesting sum of £320,250 that's £6.10 a coin...! For more details see the BBC website here Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 19 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Olympic 50p designs unveiled

Olympic 50p designs unveiled The biggest coin programme in the UK since decimalisation took another step forward today with the release of the 29 designs that members of the public will be able to look out for in their change over the next 18 months. Comprising a vast array of different Olympic and Paralympic sports the series… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 13 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Medals stolen

Stolen from a private house in Basildon recently - family medals to Fletcher WW1, B.E.M, I.S.M to 184212 ALBERT FLETCHER 1939-45 STAR, AFRICA STAR, DEFENCE & WAR, RNR LSGC and Bar to RNRC/JX 343570 R.A. FLETCHER.N RNR LSGC & QUEEN'S SILVER JUBILEE (ENGRAVED) to D111440V A.G.FLETCHER RN Any info… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 13 October 2010 by Phil Mussell
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