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Dimitri LoulakakisFri, 19 December 2014

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of numismatic legend, Dimitri Loulalarkis. Dimitri was one of the "old guard", respected by his fellow dealers, admired by the many collectors he helped over the years and held in high affection by those who knew him. Always with cigar in hand, he...

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Coming soon....Tues, 16 December 2014

New from Token in the New Year - Honour those mentioned in the Great War!
Yes every single gazetted "Mention in Despatches" for Officers and men of British and Dominion forces in World War I is listed for the very first time all together! Covering three volumes this incredible...

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War and diseaseThurs, 4 December 2014

Better safe…

A number of readers have contacted us recently regarding the issue of storage of their collections, and more importantly, the security matters relating to that storage. In an ideal world we collectors may well wish to have our medals on display, neatly framed on the walls of...

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Christmas CrackersMon, 24 November 2014

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RECENTLY the Antiques Trade Gazette (ATG) carried a story about Christie’s the auctioneers and their plans for the vendor’s premium at their sales. Apparently the intention is to add a 2 per cent “success fee” on items that reach or exceed the top estimate. Let me...

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Lt Col. Ashley TinsonThurs, 20 November 2014

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Lt Colonel Ashley Tinson. Ashley was a good friend of ours and authored two of our most popular books - "Medals Will be Worn" and Wearing your medals in Civilian clothes" as well as a number of other works. The announcement of...

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Brother in ArmsMon, 17 November 2014

This month? All about the man

"They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.
They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,
They fell with their faces to the foe.

"They shall grow not old, as we...

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Lost in transit?Thurs, 13 November 2014

Missing in the post between the UK and Canada ,  
Casualty (WW1) Queens South Africa Medal (no clasp) named to J Clarke, LG.STO.2.CL. HMS Partridge.
John Clarke was born at Field Dalling, Norfolk. Clarke was discharged Dead 22nd September 1914 when HMS...

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Christmas Crackers Click here to find out more
Issue #401 / December, 2014

In this issue:

  • “Aleph” coins
    The first silver coinage of the New World
  • The Dei Gratia halfpenny
    A legend rarity examined
  • Numismatic trends
    Changing themes in the 21st century

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:War and disease Click here to find out more
Issue #402 / December, 2014

In this issue:

  • Conspicuous Gallantry Cross survey
    The first 20 years of awards
  • No Pinchbeck
    A veteran of the Napoleonic wars
  • A very superior rating
    Four decades of service