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October 2009's News

Bun penny smashes record

Bun penny smashes record Coinex comes home Last month I wrote about the (then) forthcoming Coinex fair, the British Numismatic Trade Association’s (BNTA) flagship show, and wondered whether the move to its new home of the Millennium Mayfair Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London would be a successful one. Well now, a few… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 23 October 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Heading North

The Token Team will be at Eddy Smith's Leeds (Wakefield) show on Sunday (October 25) held as always at the Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield (just by Junction 39 of the M1). This popular show continues to go from strength to strength and we always try and get up there at least once or twice a year. This… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 21 October 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Postal Strike

Whatever your thoughts on the looming industrial action by postal workers are the fact is that a strike will inconvenience most of us - those of us trying to run a mail order business most of all. In order to minimise the impact of the strikes we are looking at alternative means of getting books… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 13 October 2009 by Phil Mussell
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"Blue Peter" 50p coin launched

"Blue Peter" 50p coin launched The first UK coin designed by a child (no quips about previous designs thank you) has been unveiled by the Royal Mint. The coin - the first in a series of 29 50pence pieces designed to represent a different Olympic or Paralympic sport in the run up to the London Olympics in 2012 was designed by… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 13 October 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Reform of the Umayyad coinage

Reform of the Umayyad coinage Getting together AS I write this Editorial the skies are grey, the wind is whipping up and there’s a definite chill in the air—yes, I accept that this description could have been of any given day in our “barbecue summer” of 2009 (overseas readers will just have to bear with… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 7 October 2009 by Phil Mussell
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