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November 2009's News

The Ship Noble

The Ship Noble We have the power . . . A RECENT TRIP to my local antiques fair left me in shock—I discovered a veritable hoard of rarities—a pile, literally a pile, of 1804 silver dollars on one dealer’s stand. My goodness, what a find! Here was I in the middle of Devon and I’d discovered… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 20 November 2009 by Phil Mussell
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50p celebrates the Girl Guides

50p celebrates the Girl Guides 100 years of the Girl Guides is the theme for the 2010 50 pence - interestingly two designers initials appear on the rather simple reverse - we're not quite sure why it needed two people to come up with the fetching but fairly straightforward design but it seems that that is the case with Jonathan… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 18 November 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Florence Nightingale £2 design

Florence Nightingale £2 design The circulating £2 coin for 2010 will be a tribute to the Crimean War nurse Florence Nightingale 100 years after her death. The rather stylised design, depicting Florence's healing hands holding a patient's hand (the hands are artfully designed to ensure that the nurse and the patient are… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 18 November 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Brand New One pound Series launched

Brand New One pound Series launched The Royal Mint today unveiled their new look £1 coins for 2010 and for the first time we're to be treated to a coin that has not one but FOUR reverses. Ok That's not actually true but what they've done is very clever - the coin has been designed to represent each one of the Capital cities of… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 18 November 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Through the roof?

Gold continues its seemingly relentless upwards trend on Monday November 9 it peaked at over $1,100 an ounce - quite a remarkable sum. Can the trend continue or will the bubble burst....? Read the full story at news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8351154.stm Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 10 November 2009 by Phil Mussell
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London Coin Fair November 7

We're gearing up for the last LCF of the year - held as ever at the popular Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury just off Coram Street. The venue is one of the best ones on the "circuit" and is always well attended by dealers and collectors alike, John and Carol are making the trip up the A303 this time and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 5 November 2009 by Phil Mussell
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