Do what you want…
FOLLOWING last month’s article on Nazi Kennel Club medals by Max Everest-Phillips, we were approached by a number of readers who stated that whilst it was of immense interest they didn’t know many people who collected such things—and they are right, few do, and I...
The recent Heritage Auction, held in conjunction with the CICF in Chicago saw some strong prices being paid across the board - of particular note was the Newfoundland 1865 $2 trial piece that fetched a stunning US$102,000. Take a look at the story here. Apparently the coin is already up...Gurkha Officer in ShanghaiThurs, 27 March 2014
An age-old problem
THIS month’s “Letters to the Editor” page contains a number of opinions regarding Robert Chalke’s experience with the Surrey Regimental Museum (see MEDAL NEWS March 2014)—in general the consensus of opinion amongst those writing, and of those to whom we have spoken,...
Research always pays
I DO realise that I have “commented” on the Royal Mint and its coins a number of times in recent months and for those of you who do not collect new issues I apologise—I will endeavour to steer clear of 21st Century coins in May. This month, however, I feel the latest...
It has just been announced that the UK is to have a new £1 coin! the 12 sided bimetallic coin will be introduced in 2017 to try to combat counterfeiting. We will of course have more details, and more pictures, as we get them. The BBC has its own take on the story on its website.
An interesting article from our friend Jeff Starck over at Coin World on Britannia errors
We'll look into this and let you know more when we find out!
*update* apparently these do exist - Jeff was in contact with Llantrisant and they confirmed the existence of the mules.
Ever wished you could just stumble across a fortune whilst out walking? Well apparently it happens - at least according to the BBC. Whilst we at COIN NEWS are very happy for them we can't help but feel just a little envious...
The Staffordshire Regiments 1919-2007
Token Publishing Ltd are delighted to announce that Jeffrey Elson's new book Honours & Awards The Staffordshire Regiment 1919-2007 is now available.
This exciting new publication lists all awards made to the members of the Staffordshire Regiment (Regular Infantry & Territorial Army) 1919-2007
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- Britannia’s Emperor
Carausius, Rome’s rebellious leader
- Ivan the Terrible
Founder of a fledgling superpower
- Where did all the gold (and silver) come from?
The rise of affluence in early Europe