Whilst the choice of Turner on the new Bank of England £20 note inevitably has the critics crying foul about how few women their are on English notes they can have no such argument in Scotland where, for the first time in the Royal Bank of Scotland's history, (indeed in the history of any Scottish...All change for the $20 billFri, 29 April 2016
News from the US - and apparently Andrew Jackson is to be replaced as the face of the $20 by an African American woman - Harriet Tubman the renowned abolitionist who died in 1913. In one fell swoop the traditional "white man" image on US notes is set aside (the $20 is the most popularly used note)...New face for the £20Fri, 29 April 2016
The "new face" of the £20 note is to be painter Joseph Mallard William Turner, depicted in front of one of his most famous pieces "The Fighting Temeraire". The note, pictured here, will go into circulation in 2020 and will be the first £20 made from polymer. Needless to say certain quarters have...Glorious RewardFri, 29 April 2016
Broadening our horizons
SOMETIMES, as a medal collector, it is easy to forget that military history holds an interest for many outside our relatively narrow hobby. Many of us have, I am sure, been to militaria fairs and so are familiar with the concept that other things “military”...
Investing in the future
WELL, OK, it’s time to bite the bullet and talk about something we rarely cover in COIN NEWS: the dreaded “I” word, Investment. . . . Already I hear dedicated numismatists across the country, indeed the world, tut-tutting and preparing to close their magazine in...
Stolen in a burglary in early March
WWII DFC engraved to the recipient Fl Lt R F Owen. Registered as stolen with Greater Manchester Police – Crime Reference Number 044040V/16.
Contact: PC Chris Boardman email@example.com Tel: 0161 8568181
THE recent decision by Ashby School in Leicestershire to look at selling the Victoria Cross of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Bent of the 9th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, bequeathed to the then Ashby Boy’s Grammar School by the late Colonel’s mother (see “News &...
On the move!
Please note our new address
After 17 years at Orchard House in Honiton, Token Publishing Ltd is on the move!
Our new address, as of December 1 2015, will be
No 40 Southernhay East
Thanks to all those who have borne with us during this small transition - we are back on top of things now and all orders and enquires will be sent out/answered shortly
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:
- 200th anniversary of the Royal Mint Museum celebrated
by John Andrew
- A very special gift
by Jeremy Cheek
- The Minotaur and labyrinth
by Marvin Tameanko