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February 2012's News

Sale of a Legend

Sale of a Legend True worth COINS and coin collecting hit the mainstream media recently when an article in the Antiques Trade Gazette (a front page article no less) was picked up by the Independent and others. In essence the article quoted a leading London coin dealer’s ire at the Royal Mint and their pricing… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 29 February 2012 by Alyson Thomas
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Unique Coin Find

A medieval coin from the reign of William the Conqueror is being hailed as unique by experts. Discovered in a field near Gloucester, the hammered silver coin was found by metal detectorist Maureen Jones in November. Experts from the Portable Antiquities Scheme said the coin “filled in the hole” in… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 16 February 2012 by Carol
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Local currency

Just as we sell out of our "Standard Catalogue of the Provincial Banknotes of England and Wales" so the latest in a modern line of "provincial notes" comes into being. The Bristol pound comes hard on the heels of the Totnes Pound and the Stroud currency and promises to be the biggest such local… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 6 February 2012 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News

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