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The Sovereign

The Sovereign Striking Gold This month’s magazine is an unashamed celebration of one of this country’s most iconic coins—the sovereign (or rather the modern sovereign because of course the coin was originally minted in the reign of Henry VII, falling out of use in favour of the Unite and the Guinea). Whilst it… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 25 May 2017 by John Mussell
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"Friedberg" is here!

The new edition of the essential Gold Coins of the World by Arthur and Ira Friedberg is now available from Token Publishing Ltd. This renowned catalogue is a must have reference for all gold coin enthusiasts and this , the 9th edition, has been eagerly awaited for some time. With 832 pages and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 28 April 2017 by Phil Mussell
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More childhood favourites

More childhood favourites It’s an ill wind AT THE celebrated Numismata show in Münich in early March there came a turning point in the world of numismatics when, unbeknownst to many at the fair, 30 German law enforcement officers, including three members of the Munich art and antiques squad, raided the event and enforced,… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 25 April 2017 by John Mussell
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The Red Books are now here!

The BRAND NEW 2018 Red Books are now here! the Red Book is like the COIN YEARBOOK but for US coins - so if Americana is your passion order yours today! Now well-established as THE go-to book for US coins the Whitman Red Book is now available for 2018 - yes 2018, for some reason they are a few… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 24 April 2017 by Phil Mussell
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Coins on trial

Coins on trial Buyer Beware THERE is an interesting piece by Glen Stephens in this month’s Philatelic Exporter (I know, stamps, I’m sorry, . . . ) regarding a certain well known on-line auction house and scammers/forgers. We won’t go as far as naming the auction house as presumably Mr Stephens has proof of his… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 29 March 2017 by John Mussell
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The New One Pound

The New One Pound Twelve sides to the story FOR the first time since 1997 the United Kingdom has a brand new coin—admittedly the denomination is a familiar one so it could be argued that this is just a redesign rather than anything as radical as the £2 or the 20p were, but whilst that is strictly true I think we… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 22 February 2017 by John Mussell
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Year of the Rooster

Year of the Rooster China syndrome WHILST this is, of course, the February issue of COIN NEWS most of you will receive it in January and so may I wish you a very Happy New Year! I accept that as you’re likely to be reading this “Comment” at the end of January such a sentiment may be a littleworn but fortunately the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 24 January 2017 by John Mussell
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