Bucks Coins of Dereham in Norfolk has had seven rare gold coins stolen from his premises by a man described as tall, well built, with short bleached blond hair and an Eastern European accent, possibly Polish. The coins stolen were:
Henry VIII Sov [1544-7] mm. S Southwark Mint
IT was doughnuts all round for the Token team when news reached us that COIN NEWS and its writers had picked up no less than three prestigious awards at the recent Numismatic Literary Guild ceremony in Chicago—including the coveted Best Issue for an international magazine which was awarded for our...The power and the gloryWed, 30 July 2014
Golden Summer’s Day
ON June 17 MEDAL NEWS was privileged enough to be invited along to what must go down as one of the most impressive medal exhibitions/displays of modern times. Now, of course, any large display of medals is impressive to a collector: we love looking at collections,...
Between Monday 7th July 2014 and Wednesday 9th July 2014, an unknown offender has stolen items of military memorabilia which belong to the widow of Air Vice Marshall PEIRSE RAF. The items stolen include flying log books dating back to about 1947 until about 1985, an Air Vice Marshall...Rule BritanniaMon, 28 July 2014
A silver (or gold) lining
THE Royal Mint has recently unveiled a rather classy new look for their gold and silver “Britannia” issues this year with a standing, almost wistful looking figure on the reverse—a far cry from the recent warrior queen bestride a chariot or the windswept...
The only Victoria Cross awarded for the Tibet Campaign has sold for a record £408,000 (including 20% premium) at Morton & Eden in London. It will shortly go on display at the Ashcroft Trust Gallery at the Imperial War Museum.
The VC was awarded to Lieutenant (later Colonel) John...
The Royal Mint have unveiled a new look for their gold and silver bullion "Britannia" series - a series that now includes a 1/40th of an ounce coin! More in COIN NEWS August!
Medal Yearbook 2015
Medal Yearbook 2015
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In this issue:
The owl goddess
- 1,000 years of Irish coinage
Crowns and harps 1460–1601
- Leopold the Hogmouth—Part II
A prolific issuer of coins examined