The last Stratford Medal show of the year is coming this weekend! (Sunday October 11) and we'll be there with all your favourite titles including the BRAND NEW MEDAL YEARBOOK!
Doors open at 9.30am (for preview - 10.30am for regular visitors - all that means...
THE proposed sale of renowned Polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s medals at Christie’s this coming month (October 8—see News and Views page 6) has got the medal world in something of a spin. The medals that Shackleton was entitled to would make an impressive display were...
Put up or shut up
THE recent 70th anniversary of VJ day celebrations, televised for all to see, reminded us once again how frail and few in number the remaining veterans of World War II actually are and we all know that come the 75th anniversary there will barely be a handful of them, or...
AS we head into the autumn and the start of the numismatic “season” the subject of “money” is somewhat in vogue at the moment. Don’t believe me? Well, just have a look at some of the stories that have made headlines over the summer. Early on there was the furore over the...
Time to act
THIS little hobby of ours generally runs itself and does so pretty smoothly. Every now and then there is the odd hiccup: a forgery scare, a spike in certain prices, a fall in others, but the market, the dealers and collectors react accordingly and soon things are back to...
The prestigious Numismatic Literary Guild award for World Numismatic Magazine - Best Issue - has been won by COIN NEWS, again! Thrilled to be announced as the winners at last year’s competition, to receive this important literary award for the second year running is a real feather in the Editorial...Awards for a HeroineTues, 4 August 2015
AS we go to press with this issue of MEDAL NEWS (late July) so we are also working on the Medal Yearbook 2016 ready for launch at the OMRS Convention on September 27 in London. After much deliberation it is likely that this will be the last Medal Yearbook in its current form...
2016 YEARBOOKS NOW AVAILABLE
Welcome to Token Publishing Ltd - publishers of COIN NEWS, Britain's best selling coin magazine and MEDAL NEWS - the world's only magazine devoted to medals, battles and the history of heroes. We also publish the acclaimed COIN YEARBOOK, MEDAL YEARBOOK and BANKNOTE YEARBOOK - the internationally respected price guides and collectors handbooks used by dealers and collectors alike across the globe.
In this issue:
- The Leominster Hoard
A Romano-British hoard uncovered
- The Royal Coin Collection: Part I
A fascinating history of formation
- They were not amused
The 1887 Jubilee portrait meets with public disapproval