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Portrait of a LadyThurs, 7 September 2017

Pastures new

FOLLOWING the Editorial in the June/July issue the bullet has been bitten, the mind made up—it’s time for a new theme . . . ! I have, for some time now been at something of a crossroads with my collecting. I am, at heart, a true collector, an accumulator and it is the...

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Challenging timesTues, 29 August 2017

Cashing in

THERE have been some very interesting stories in the press and on-line recently about the rise of electronic payments and the apparent demise of cash. It seems that in the western world at least the trend towards cashless payments shows no sign of abating and whether people...

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TalaveraWed, 2 August 2017

to follow

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Literary LegendTues, 25 July 2017

A new chapter

AS we went to press last month a news release came in regarding the equity investment in Sovereign Rarities Ltd by none other than that most prestigious of numismatic institutions—The Royal Mint (COIN NEWS July, page 16). We managed to change a few things around and led...

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More Stop ThiefSun, 23 July 2017

Removed over a period of three years from a house in Dorchester area: World War I and World War II medals including the 1914/15 Star, British War and Victory trio named to Capt O G H Anstiss, RGA and British War and Defence medals to Leading Aircraftwoman Monica Francis Anstiss. Enquiries lead the...

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Stop ThiefSun, 23 July 2017

Missing on or after 19 March 2017 from The London Medal Company Ltd. (1) Royal Humane Society Medal in silver-gilt awarded to Brevet Major Charles Craufurd Fraser, 7th Hussars. (2) C.B.E., Order of Saint John, Order of Saint John Lifesaving Medal in Bronze group to Mrs Dorothy Eleanor Augusta...

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Stop ThiefMon, 3 July 2017

Stolen during a burglary at a Devon property in May the NGS 1848 (Boat Service 23 Novr 1810), Baltic and Crimea Group of three to Lt HP Dicken. RN

Crime Reference 03657417. Any information call DC Lavercombe at Newton Abbott Police via 101

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Latest Coin News Issue:Changing times Click here to find out more
Issue #471 / September, 2017

In this issue:

  • Signs of the Celts
    by Chris Rudd
  • The coins of Alexander’s generals—Seleucus
    by Bryan Short
  • From copper to bronze in 1860—Part 1
    by Stephen Skellern

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Portrait of a Lady Click here to find out more
Issue #472 / September, 2017

In this issue:

  • An Arctic medal on display
    Rare ship’s award in Canada
  • On the banks of the Nile
    An MGS to the 20th Foot
  • Evolution of the bar
    DSC second awards in focus