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June 2010's News

$1 Million Coin sold

The World's Largest coin - the100 Kilo half metre wide gold CAN$1Million Maple leaf has sold for US$ 4Million at the Dorotheum Auction House in Austria. Admittedly the price of gold has had much to do with the phenomenal price but you have to ask yourself will this ever actually be melted down for… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 29 June 2010 by Phil Mussell
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A coin of Tipu Sultan

A coin of Tipu Sultan A golden opportunity OVER the past few months I have speculated that the forthcoming Olympics is the best opportunity the Royal Mint has ever had to take the bull by the horns and get the general public interested in collecting coins, using the promised 50 pence programme to stimulate the market… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 24 June 2010 by Phil Mussell
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World's Largest Coin up for grabs

The World's largest coin the 100kg, half metre wide $1,000,000 Canadian Maple Leaf coin will go on sale at Auction on June 25th . The coin will be sold by Vienna's Dorotheum Auction house and is expected to fetch in excess of $4,000, 000 - we'll keep you posted. For full details see the BBC Website… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 16 June 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Brand New Krause available soon!

The BRAND NEW Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000 will be available very, very soon - to pre-order your copy visit our online shop or call 01404 44166 Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 8 June 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Missing coins

According to an American on-line newspaper, the Daily Reckoning, we in Britain have lost a fair few coins since the 1960s. I accept that we now mourn the loss of the farthing, the ha'penny and the threpenny bit but I am amazed that we have also said goodbye to the penny and the two pence - that… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 8 June 2010 by Phil Mussell
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London Coin Fair - it's on Saturday

Yes it may be beautiful weather out there, yes we're in Devon and most people are heading west, i.e. our way away from the Capital but not us - no the Token Team is heading East this weekend to attend the second London Coin Fair of the Year, and the second under the auspices of Mike and Lu Veissid.… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 3 June 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Coin Portraits

Coin Portraits Your help is needed I CANNOT quite believe that this issue marks the halfway point of the year—before we know it the York show will be here and gone, the summer will be over and I will be writing in this Comment about the start of another numismatic season in the autumn. Of course, with the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 1 June 2010 by Phil Mussell
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