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Stop ThiefWed, 22 March 2017

Stolen in a burglary in Willand, Devon on Wednesday March15, a group comprising the UN Kosovo medal, Iraq Medal 2003 (with clasp), Afghanistan Service Medal, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the army Long Service and Good Conduct medal. Named to 25063097 Tpr/LCPL Collingwood RAC 2RTR/SCOTS DG....

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Railways VC HeroesMon, 27 February 2017

It’s an honour, or should be

FOR most of us the antics of a tattooed soccer player with an odd sartorial style and a penchant for strange haircuts would be of little interest, but the recently-leaked emails from David Beckham to his publicist that appeared plastered across various...

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Stop ThiefFri, 24 February 2017

Stolen in a Burglary on Christmas Day 2016 from Chilvers Cotton Vicarage in Nuneaton (I mean come on who burgles a Vicarage on Christmas Day? Really? Shame on you) RAF Long Service and Good Conduct to 8129120J Fg Offr F Seldon.

Any Info dial 101 with Crime reference 23N5/4689ZU/16

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The New One PoundWed, 22 February 2017

Twelve sides to the story

FOR the first time since 1997 the United Kingdom has a brand new coin—admittedly the denomination is a familiar one so it could be argued that this is just a redesign rather than anything as radical as the £2 or the 20p were, but whilst that is strictly true I...

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Malta PoliceThurs, 2 February 2017

The personal touch

IT IS with sadness that we hear of the passing of Phil Burman (see “News and Views”, page 6) one of the “Old Guard” of the medal hobby—a familiar face to those of us who have attended medal shows in the past few decades and a true gentleman in the best possible sense...

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Year of the RoosterTues, 24 January 2017

China syndrome

WHILST this is, of course, the February issue of COIN NEWS most of you will receive it in January and so may I wish you a very Happy New Year! I accept that as you’re likely to be reading this “Comment” at the end of January such a sentiment may be a littleworn but...

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BALDWIN’S MERGE WITH ST JAMES’SWed, 4 January 2017

COIN NEWS’ Consultant Editor, John Andrew, reports breaking news from London. Baldwin’s Auctions, which was acquired by the Stanley Gibbons Group plc in 2013, has merged with St James’s Auctions (SJA) which was founded by Stephen Fenton, of the much respected Knightsbridge Coins, in 2004. Stephen...

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Latest Coin News Issue:The New One Pound Click here to find out more
Issue #459 / March, 2017

In this issue:

  • Coin for Cnut
    by Dr Kerry Rodgers
  • New finds change thinking
    by Chris Rudd
  • David Cornell
    by Philip McLoughlin

Medal News

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Issue #460 / March, 2017

In this issue:

  • One of the plaided ranks
    John Brockie of the 79th Foot
  • Round a few buoys
    A double life-saving award
  • A double issue dilemma
    A Boer war mystery solved