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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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Stop ThiefThurs, 22 January 2015

Stolen In January:  GSM (Northern Ireland) South Atlantic Medal (Falklands, with rosette and MID),UN (Cyprus), LS&GC, Accumulated Campaign Service Medal. They are court mounted and named to 24428182 Harley PJ PARA.
Any information to PC Caroline McCartney of Newtownards police on...

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Fair's FairWed, 14 January 2015

The Token team regularly attend coin and medal fairs up and down the country (and abroad too). We will always update this site with the venues where we will be "stalling out" and if there's ever anything specific you'd like us to bring along for you just drop us a line, we'd be happy...

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John TamplinWed, 14 January 2015

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of John Tamplin - one of the "old guard" stalwarts of the medal hobby.
As an author of numerous medallic books - not least the wonderful "British Gallantry Awards" - and renowned collector, John was at the very heart...

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Special by designMon, 22 December 2014

WITH the announcement that the Mongolian “Crying Wolf” coin has won the Coin Constellation competition (see page 16) and the current voting for Krause Publications’ Coin of the Year (COTY—the winner will be announced in Berlin in February), coin design is very much on our minds at the moment...

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Dimitri LoulakakisFri, 19 December 2014

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of numismatic legend, Dimitri Loulalakis. Dimitri was one of the "old guard", respected by his fellow dealers, admired by the many collectors he helped over the years and held in high affection by those who knew him. Always with cigar in hand, he...

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War and diseaseThurs, 4 December 2014

Better safe…

A number of readers have contacted us recently regarding the issue of storage of their collections, and more importantly, the security matters relating to that storage. In an ideal world we collectors may well wish to have our medals on display, neatly framed on the walls of...

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Year of the Goat Click here to find out more
Issue #404 / February, 2015

In this issue:

  • Vitruvius
    The hero of Roman architecture
  • A numismatic mystery
    18th century Manx silver examined
  • Year of the wood goat
    Indulging in some numismatic lunarcy

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:War and disease Click here to find out more
Issue #402 / December, 2014

In this issue:

  • Conspicuous Gallantry Cross survey
    The first 20 years of awards
  • No Pinchbeck
    A veteran of the Napoleonic wars
  • A very superior rating
    Four decades of service