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December 2013's News

New coin designs for 2014

We've already covered this in the January edition of COIN NEWS but here are the designs again for those of you who haven't seen the mag!! Check out the BBC Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 31 December 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Story of a hoard

Story of a hoard Statistically speaking A RECENT press release from the Royal Mint revealed some rather worrying facts about our Great British coinage, or at least some worrying facts about the Great British public who use it. According to research commissioned by the Mint some 48 per cent of people have no idea… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 19 December 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Year of the Horse

Year of the Horse Look East THE Royal Mint has recently launched their very first “Chinese Lunar New Year” coin—a precious metal coin (in gold and silver) commemorating the “Year of the Horse” (see News and Views, page 17). Whilst this may be a first for the Royal Mint the subject of the Chinese New Year has long… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 19 December 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Plastic fantastic

It seems that the much talked about polymer ("plastic") notes for Britain are to be a reality in just two years. according to the BBC the Bank of England (BofE) intends to introduce them as early as 2016. The official BofE press release of December 18 2013 States "The Bank of England is today… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 18 December 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Compliments of the Season

Compliments of the Season We'd like to wish all of our readers and customers the very best for Christmas 2013 and a very happy New Year 2014. We are closing the office on Friday December 20 at 1.00pm and reopening on Monday January 6 2013 at 9.00am. Our first show of the year is the NYINC in New York on January 9-12 at the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 December 2013 by Phil Mussell
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