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It's Dublin Time!Fri, 12 February 2016

The Token Team is once again looking forward to attending the Irish International Coin and Medal fair to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin on the weekend of February 27-28
We love it in the city and are thoroughly looking forward to visiting once again - we...

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Medal of MeritWed, 3 February 2016

Fair assessment

A FEW years ago, as I am sure some of you remember, there was a Party Political Broadcast for the Liberal Democrat party that had John Cleese quoting a recent poll that had shown that more people (indeed 50 per cent of those questioned) would vote Lib Dem if they thought...

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Year of the MonkeyFri, 22 January 2016


FOR as long as I can remember, COIN NEWS (and its predecessor COIN & MEDAL NEWS) has, round about the February issue, featured an animal of some kind: a fluffy rabbit, a bemused sheep, a playful dog, a slithering snake, etc., overlaid with pictures of coins from mints...

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Queen of CoinsTues, 22 December 2015

New Year, New Start

BACK in November I announced that after 17 Years in ”Orchard House” in Honiton, Token Publishing was on the move to Exeter. After a somewhat fraught two weeks where nearly two decades of books and auction catalogues stubbornly refused to fit into our new premises, our...

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Napoleons Egyptian CampaignFri, 4 December 2015

A timely reminder

THE recent Aldershot Medal Fair had a superb collection of medals on offer, as Mark Carter’s fairs always do, however, there was one group on display that knocked all others into a cocked hat. It wasn’t on display on a dealer’s table, and it wasn’t being offered by an...

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Coins for 2016Mon, 23 November 2015

Two nations divided by a common hobby

THE TOKEN TEAM have just been at the Whitman Coin Expo in the US city of Baltimore, Maryland, a city not on everyone’s radar as it’s considered by many to be just a satellite of Washington DC, but nevertheless popular enough to attract hundreds of...

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An Unknown HeroWed, 28 October 2015

All the fun of the fair

Many of you will have recently attended the Orders and Medals Research Society (OMRS) Annual Convention in London at the end of September — but did you know that that is the last convention the OMRS are holding in the Capital, at least for the foreseeable future?...

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On the move!

Please note our new address

After 17 years at Orchard House in Honiton, Token Publishing Ltd is on the move!

Our new address, as of December 1 2015, will be

No 40 Southernhay East




Thanks to all those who have borne with us during this small transition - we are back on top of things now and all orders and enquires will be sent out/answered shortly

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Year of the Monkey Click here to find out more
Issue #430 / February, 2016

In this issue:

  • Highlights from the Royal Collection
    by Jeremy Cheek
  • A sophisticated system
    by Dr Graham Bennett
  • Alfred our reluctant great king
    by John Robinson

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Medal of Merit Click here to find out more
Issue #431 / February, 2016

In this issue:

  • The Purple Heart
    America’s oldest miltary decoration examined
  • Whose medal?
    A clasp too far for one man
  • The Steady 12th
    Gallantry with the Suffolk Regiment in World War I