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January 2013's News

Year of the Snake

Year of the Snake Too much of a good thing? IT has come to our attention that the Bank of Canada has recently returned almost 250,000 gold 5 and 10 dollar coins to the Ottawa Mint (now of course the Royal Canadian Mint, the RCM), apparently they were part of the country’s gold reserve put down in 1912, 1913 and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 17 January 2013 by Alyson Thomas
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New York, New York!

It's all go in the Big Apple from January 10–13 as the 41st annual ancient coin extravaganza gets under way. Held at the Waldof Astoria, 301 Park Avenue the fair provides a fantastic start to the numismatic calendar and just $10 will buy you a pass for the whole three days. Many superb auctions are… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 10 January 2013 by Carol
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A unique Occasion

A unique Occasion Art for art’s sake THIS MONTH the Royal Mint has released their latest designs for 2013 (you will find details of the £1 coins on the Royal Mint’s Bulletin Page, page 28) and it seems they have gone back to simplistic ideas with the new “floral” reverses of the £1 coins being unadorned by anything… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 7 January 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Vigo leads the way

Gorringes Auctioneers achieved what may well be a record price for a coin sold in a provincial auction house as the 1703 Queen Anne Vigo five guineas in their December 6 sale was knocked down at an amazing £240,000. For the full story see the February edition of COIN NEWS. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 January 2013 by Carol
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