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We are a winner!Thurs, 14 August 2014

IT was doughnuts all round for the Token team when news reached us that COIN NEWS and its writers had picked up no less than three prestigious awards at the recent Numismatic Literary Guild ceremony in Chicago—including the coveted Best Issue for an international magazine which was awarded for our...

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The power and the gloryWed, 30 July 2014

Golden Summer’s Day

ON June 17 MEDAL NEWS was privileged enough to be invited along to what must go down as one of the most impressive medal exhibitions/displays of modern times. Now, of course, any large display of medals is impressive to a collector: we love looking at collections,...

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Stop Thief...Tues, 29 July 2014

Between Monday 7th July 2014 and Wednesday 9th July 2014, an unknown offender has stolen items of military memorabilia which belong  to the widow of Air Vice Marshall PEIRSE RAF.  The items stolen include flying log books dating back to about 1947 until about 1985, an Air Vice Marshall...

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Rule BritanniaMon, 28 July 2014

A silver (or gold) lining

THE Royal Mint has recently unveiled a rather classy new look for their gold and silver “Britannia” issues this year with a standing, almost wistful looking figure on the reverse—a far cry from the recent warrior queen bestride a chariot or the windswept...

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New Medal Record!Thurs, 3 July 2014

The only Victoria Cross awarded for the Tibet Campaign has sold for a record £408,000 (including 20% premium) at Morton & Eden in London. It will shortly go on display at the Ashcroft Trust Gallery at the Imperial War Museum.
The VC was awarded to Lieutenant (later Colonel) John...

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New look BritanniaWed, 2 July 2014

The Royal Mint have unveiled a new look for their gold and silver bullion "Britannia" series - a series that now includes a 1/40th of an ounce coin! More in COIN NEWS August!

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Ivor BushThurs, 26 June 2014

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of one of the hobby's stalwarts. Ivor was a regular face at many a show over the years (he loved Britannia) but failing health has meant that he hasn't been around much recently and today we learned that he passed away on June 11. Our...

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Yearbook corrections and additions.


Yearbook Time!

We are currently working on both the COIN YEARBOOK and MEDAL YEARBOOK 2015 editions to be launched in the autumn at Coinex and the OMRS respectively.

If you have any corrections or additions to either volume we would be delighted to hear from you - after all we are trying to make these the best books we can! Please let us know ASAP by emailing

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Rule Britannia Click here to find out more
Issue #389 / August, 2014

In this issue:

  • Minerva
    The owl goddess
  • 1,000 years of Irish coinage
    Crowns and harps 1460–1601
  • Leopold the Hogmouth—Part II
    A prolific issuer of coins examined

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:The power and the glory Click here to find out more
Issue #390 / August, 2014

In this issue:

  • The power and the glory
    Peninsular medals at Apsley House
  • D-Day 70
    At the commemorations in Normandy
  • Neither the influence . . .
    Wellington and the MGS debate