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It's time for the World's Fair of Money!Thurs, 30 July 2015

The numismatic world is heading to Chicago in a few days as the ANA's World Fair of Money takes place at the Donald E Stephens Convention Centre in Rosemont, Illinois (a northwestern suburb of Chicago right next to O'Hare airport) from August 13-16. The COIN NEWS team will be there so why not come...

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Honouring an empressThurs, 23 July 2015


BY the time you read this the world will know whether the Greek Government have succeeded in their aims to renegotiate the terms of their bailout or whether their creditors have stood firm, leaving Greece in essence bankrupt and on the verge of leaving the Euro. If the...

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Who will be on the next note?Tues, 21 July 2015

On Monday July 20, the two month public nomination period to determine who should appear on the next £20 note officially closed.

Since 19 May, members of the public have nominated visual artists who they believe helped to shape British "thought, innovation, leadership, values...

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OMSA Anyone...?Sun, 5 July 2015

Once again we're looking forward to our annual "OMSA Pilgrimage" - this year's show is being held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Crown Plaza Ravinia, Dunwoody - a tried and tested venue - we went there in 2000 and 2005. Can you believe that was ten years ago...?
The event is early this...

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Irish GoldMon, 22 June 2015

The peoples’ choice?

THE recent announcement that the Bank of England (BoE) wants the public to consider the subject for the next £20 note (they did stipulate that they would prefer someone from the art world but other than that the brief is pretty free) comes hot on the heels of the...

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Penny Black CoinMon, 8 June 2015

The start of something new

THIS month’s cover story is all about the 25th anniversary of the world’s first “coloured” coin—Pobjoy Mint’s innovation to celebrate 150 years of the Penny Black stamp. This won the coveted Coin of the Year (COTY) award in 1992 for “Best Crown” and “Most...

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Remembering WaterlooMon, 1 June 2015

Striking a balance

A few years ago we had a back-log of articles waiting to go in MEDAL NEWS: a backlog of some 18 months. Unfortunately a number of these were of the “Uncle Bill got a trio” type which, whilst usually very well written, had a limited appeal to the wider audience. After...

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Celebrating 25 Years!

Today is a special day at Token Publishing Ltd, Carol Hartman (Advertising Director), joined the company 25 years ago! Carol has been instrumental in the continued success of Token Publishing Ltd, and we are sure all our readers and customers will join with us in congratulating Carol on this milestone!

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Honouring an empress Click here to find out more
Issue #416 / August, 2015

In this issue:

  • A coinage epitaph
    . . . for a disreputable Roman Empress
  • A chivalrous order and its coins
    The Knights Hospitallers examined
  • To err(or) is human, to collect divine
    Championing the cause of collecting errors

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Remembering Waterloo Click here to find out more
Issue #414 / June, 2015

In this issue:

  • “A really good soldier”
    A veteran of the Crimea
  • For extraordinary bravery
    The London Fire Brigade Silver Medals
  • D-Day betrayed?
    Agent Cicero and the “Double Cross system”