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April 2016's News

Women on notes across the border

Women on notes across the border Whilst the choice of Turner on the new Bank of England 20 note inevitably has the critics crying foul about how few women their are on English notes they can have no such argument in Scotland where, for the first time in the Royal Bank of Scotland's history women will make an appearance and will… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 29 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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All change for the $20 bill

News from the US - and apparently Andrew Jackson is to be replaced as the face of the $20 by an African American woman - Harriet Tubman the renowned abolitionist who died in 1913. In one fell swoop the traditional "white man" image on US notes is set aside (the $20 is the most popularly used note)… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 29 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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New face for the £20

New face for the £20 The "new face" of the 20 note is to be painter Joseph Mallard William Turner, depicted in front of one of his most famous pieces "The Fighting Temeraire". The note, pictured here, will go into circulation in 2020 and will be the first 20 made from polymer. Needless to say certain quarters have… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 29 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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Dublin time - again!

Yes, we are heading to Dublin again this weekend to attend the inaugural April show on Sunday April 10 - held at the Royal Dublin Society (Anglesea Road). We enjoyed our time in the fair city in February so much we couldn't resist coming back - see you there from 11.00am!! Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 7 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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Coins in the Windy City

Are you in the Mid-West of The USA? Do you fancy a trip to the City of Big Shoulders? This year's Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF) takes place on April 14-17 in a new venue - the Donald E. Stephen's Convention Centre, Rosemont Illinois (a suburb of Chicago near O'Hare Airport) familiar to… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sun, 3 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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