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Victoria Cross AwardedThurs, 26 February 2015

L/Cpl Joshua Leakey of the Parachute Regiment has been awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery during a raid on a Taliban stronghold in Helmand province in August 2013 where he twice helped a wounded US Marine Corps captain. He is the third member of the British Forces to receive...

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Victory on the PeninsularWed, 25 February 2015

Medals won’t be worn

The recent announcement that Prime Minister David Cameron was keen to institute a medal for those who have helped in West Africa combatting the spread of Ebola has met with mixed reactions. On the one hand there is no doubt that those who volunteered to put their...

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Lasting LegacyMon, 23 February 2015

Picture this…

YOU’RE probably reading this “Comment” at the end of February 2015 (with our new email magazine even overseas readers get to see COIN NEWS before the end of the month preceding the cover date!), which means you won’t have seen the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen that...

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In memory of AbbeyTues, 10 February 2015

As many of you know our friend and colleague Abbey passed away in November following a brave fight against breast cancer. On April 26 of this year, Klara,  Abbey's best friend, and another of the Token Team, is running the London Marathon in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign and is keen...

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A new medal for Ebola fighters?Thurs, 5 February 2015

It seems that our Government can't get enough of new medals - that's if the news is to be believed - take a look at the Telegraph website

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Dambuster at auctionMon, 2 February 2015

For posterity

With the death of John Tamplin (see News and Views) another of the “Old Guard” has left us and with his passing one of the most knowledgeable minds in medals is lost to our hobby. Fortunately for us collectors much of John’s knowledge was shared with the wider community in...

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Year of the GoatTues, 27 January 2015

Defining “worth”

THE recent announcement that a hoard of some 5,000-plus Anglo-Saxon pennies had been discovered, just before Christmas, by a metal detectorist in Buckinghamshire was treated rather differently by different factions of the press. Inevitably the tabloids and their on-line...

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Our next major project is an essential one for all World War I medal collectors.. Michael Maton's latest epic work is now at the printers

At long last comes: Honour those Mentioned: World War I

For the first time a COMPLETE list of all Gazetted British and Empire soldiers, sailors and airmen who received a Mention in Despatches (MiD) 1914-1920. The work comprises almost 160,000 names and is split alphabetically into three volumes (A-F, G-O and P-Z)

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All three books for the price of two!

Watch out in the next few weeks for details - official launch at Britannia on March 15

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Lasting Legacy Click here to find out more
Issue #406 / March, 2015

In this issue:

  • Ground-breaking hoard
    A weekend detectorist’s dream come true
  • The H. E. Manville Library
    Dispersal of a unique body of reference
  • Scottish coins
    Post-Referendum review

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Victory on the Peninsular Click here to find out more
Issue #407 / March, 2015

In this issue:

  • Pandora’s box re-opened
    A Pacific adventure in Victoria’s navy, with a full crew list
  • Ciudad Rodrigo, a fortress for an earldom
    A bitter fight for the Peninsular city
  • Last survivors of Waterloo
    An impostor in the ranks of the venerated photograph