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Two Emperors of BritainThurs, 25 August 2016

Seek and ye shall find

HERE’S a quick question for you all: why do you collect? Not why do you collect ancients, hammered, milled or whatever, nor why do you collect coins, but why do you collect? My bet is that as well as coins you also probably collect something else too—postcards...

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The Medal Yearbook 2017Tues, 9 August 2016

It's nearly time for the launch of the MEDAL YEARBOOK 2017 - THE price guide and collectors' handbook for the fascinating hobby of medal collecting.

Covering British Isles and "Empire" medals, the 2017 edition of the acclaimed YEARBOOK also features the CUMULATIVE INDEX to MEDAL NEWS...

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Island CrisisMon, 1 August 2016

I’m done! So what’s next…?

JUST about everybody reading this Editorial will, by the very fact they buy this magazine, be a collector. Yes, one or two of you are researchers pure and simple, still others may be museum curators and the like, but most of you are collectors and thus, by...

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Roman RevelationTues, 26 July 2016

Looking on the bright side

SO we voted “out” . . . as we go to press with this issue of COIN NEWS we are experiencing a few of the promised (threatened?) effects of the “leave” vote in the Brexit referendum with the Stock Exchange fluctuating wildly (some companies making a killing,...

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Royal MintThurs, 23 June 2016

It’s an Experience…

EVERY reader of COIN NEWS will have heard of the Royal Mint, indeed I’m fairly sure you’d be hard pressed to find anyone in the country, collector or not, who hasn’t heard of the august organisation—even if they do get them confused with the Bank of England sometimes...

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GSM 2008Thurs, 16 June 2016

This just in from the Manufacturers of the new General Service Medal 2008

"The new General Service Medal 2008 has gone into production with the initial supply of the medals being undertaken by Worcestershire Medal Service Ltd following a MoD tender process. The medal features on the...

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Remembering 1916Thurs, 2 June 2016

ASK ANYONE, in or out of our hobby, to name a famous battle or action and the usual suspects will come up: Waterloo, the Charge of the Light Brigade, Islandhlwana, Rorke’s Drift, Gallipoli, the First Day of the Somme, Dunkirk, El Alamein, the Normandy Landings—all very familiar but, you will note,...

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Two Emperors of Britain Click here to find out more
Issue #443 / September, 2016

In this issue:

  • Two Emperors of Britain AD 286–296
    by Dr Bud Frank
  • Gold Medal for Captain Cook
    by Jeremy Cheek
  • Money in Europe and beyond c.1500–1800
    by Dr Graham Bennett

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Island Crisis Click here to find out more
Issue #442 / August, 2016

In this issue:

  • The Spanish Apothecary
    A medic in the Crimea
  • Unique award
    A Boer War hospital souvenir
  • Henry Watson—or not?
    A case of mixed identity