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Literary Legend

Literary Legend A new chapter AS we went to press last month a news release came in regarding the equity investment in Sovereign Rarities Ltd by none other than that most prestigious of numismatic institutions—The Royal Mint (COIN NEWS July, page 16). We managed to change a few things around and led with the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 25 July 2017 by John Mussell
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Krugerrand 50 years on

Krugerrand 50 years on Going mainstream WE have, it seems, all but sold out of our COIN YEARBOOK 2017—nearly 10,000 books sold within less than eight months and bookshops and distributors eager for us to get the 2018 version out early. Dealers are calling us up hoping to get more copies and whilst we have earmarked a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 22 June 2017 by John Mussell
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Hiram Brown

It is with sadness that we report on the death of Hiram Brown of the Edinburgh Coin Shop. He died very unexpectedly at home over the weekend, apparently of a sudden heart attack. A full obituary will appear in COIN NEWS in due course. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 14 June 2017 by Phil Mussell
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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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