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March 2010's News

Harrogate and our new book launch!

Don't forget the Harrogate show -taking place on Friday 26 - Saturday 27 March at the Old Swan Hotel in the beautiful Yorkshire Spa town of Harrogate. The Token Team (well Phil anyway) are driving all the way up from Devon and we'll be launching our latest book - The East India Company and it's… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 25 March 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Flying the Flag

Flying the Flag An unfair dig? AN interesting story broke in early March that had coin collectors and metal detectorists all of a lather. A Ludlow woman, Kate Harding, became the first person successfully prosecuted under the Treasure Act 1996 for failing to report a find. She was given a three month conditional… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 19 March 2010 by Phil Mussell
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When is a coin not a coin...? When it's treasure of course

The story of the Ludlow woman who took a "coin" into her local museum, was told it was of historical significance and that she should hand it in but didn't - incurring the wrath of the Coroner and a subsequent criminal record has split the numismatic world. Were the authorities just being… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 4 March 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Timely Auction

Timeline Auctions very first catalogue has arrived on the Editor's desk and very impressive it is too! This beautifully put together catalogue for their coins and antiquities sale on March 19 arrived too late for inclusion in the March issue of Coin News but it warrants a mention here. For… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 1 March 2010 by Carol
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