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May 2012's News

60 Glorious Years

60 Glorious Years In for a penny SOME of you will have seen our very own Phil on the BBC’s “One Show” or “Breakfast” recently, or perhaps heard him on one of the various radio programmes he was invited on to, or perhaps read his comments in one of the ’papers. What was the reason for this flurry of media stardom?… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 25 May 2012 by Phil Mussell
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Counterfeit coin ring smashed

What is thought to be the biggest discovery ever of fake coins in the UK has resulted in three men being charged. Some four million blanks and £107,000 of finished coins were discovered in raids in Essex, Herts and North London. For more details see the BBC website Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 25 May 2012 by Phil Mussell
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Are Punts on their way back..?

Numismatists (and indeed ordinary shoppers) in Ireland may well be bemoaning their country's entry into the Euro and doom mongers are even contemplating what will happen if Greece and maybe other countries decide to opt out - well shopkeepers in Clones, County Monaghan are preempting the problem by… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 16 May 2012 by Phil Mussell
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Stop Thief

The Quay Antiques Centre in Topsham, Exeter, was broken into on May 1. The audacious thieves braved the alarms in a swift operation which targeted the only three stands featuring gold. Unfortunately in addition to two jewellery dealers, local coin dealer Glenn Ogden was one whose stock was taken,… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 9 May 2012 by Phil Mussell
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