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Stratford this weekendThurs, 23 October 2014

The last Stratford Medal show of the year is coming this weekend! (Sunday October 26) and we'll be there with all your favourite titles - including the new Staffordshire Regiment Honours and Award book, the excellent Queen's Gallantry Medal book by Nick Metcalfe and of course...

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The London Coin FairThurs, 23 October 2014

The next LCF of 2014 takes place on Saturday November 1, and as ever the Token Team will be there!
The show, which is held, as always at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury (in Coram Street, just off Russell Square) opens at 9.30am and shuts at 5.00pm but get there in the...

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Stop ThiefMon, 29 September 2014

Officers investigating a burglary in Plymouth are appealing for information after a number of unique items including military service medals were stolen. Four medals were taken from a property in Taunton Avenue, Whitleigh, sometime between 11pm on Tuesday 23 September and 6am on Wednesday 24...

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OffaMon, 22 September 2014

A lesson to be learned?

ONE of the most notable things about the recent American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money (ANA) in Rosemont, Chicago, was the queues that greeted dealers every day when we turned up at 8am, a good hour and a half before the doors were due to open to...

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Maiwand dilemmaFri, 19 September 2014

Show time

AS I write this we are just a few days away from the Orders and Medals Research Society (OMRS) annual convention—the traditional “start” of the medallic season in the UK. The American equivalent—the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) Convention— always takes place a...

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Unique BraveryTues, 2 September 2014

The Medal behind the Man

ONE topic seems to be dominating the medal world at the moment, both on line and at the recent OMSA convention in Santa Ana, California (more on that next month) and that is the subject of biographical research versus numismatic research. I know this is something...

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One Man's passionTues, 26 August 2014

Bigger than you think

COIN NEWS has just been to the American Numismatic Association’s “World Fair of Money” (ANA) for the second year in succession. The show, in the cavernous Donald E. Stephens convention centre in Rosemont, a suburb of Chicago was, as I mentioned last year, so unlike...

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Issue #394 / October, 2014

In this issue:

  • Lt Walter Tull
    Footballer, soldier, hero
  • Offa’s Dyke
    Anglo-Saxon trailblazer
  • Coins & notes of WWI—Part II
    The killing fields of Europe

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Issue #398 / October, 2014

In this issue:

  • The Maiwand Dilemma: Kipling and Doyle
    Crushing defeat or gallant action?
  • The Royal Navy and the Kaiser’s U-Boats
    A new era in naval warfare
  • Portugal—An old ally poorly rewarded
    The economic and political legacy of WWI