No nothing "electronic" this time - here E stands for effigy as Monday March 2 sees the unveiling of the fifth portrait of Her Majesty the Queen. We will have images on here as soon as we get them but we will also be at the official launch on Monday so if you'd like to see the new...Britannia's backFri, 27 February 2015
The Royal Mint today (February 27) announced a return for that beloved icon Britannia to our circulating coinage. A rather fetching design has been unveiled for the 2015 £2 coin which, presumably, will also feature the new effigy of Her Majesty the QueenVictoria Cross AwardedThurs, 26 February 2015
L/Cpl Joshua Leakey of the Parachute Regiment has been awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery during a raid on a Taliban stronghold in Helmand province in August 2013 where he twice helped a wounded US Marine Corps captain. He is the third member of the British Forces to receive...Victory on the PeninsularWed, 25 February 2015
Medals won’t be worn
The recent announcement that Prime Minister David Cameron was keen to institute a medal for those who have helped in West Africa combatting the spread of Ebola has met with mixed reactions. On the one hand there is no doubt that those who volunteered to put their...
YOU’RE probably reading this “Comment” at the end of February 2015 (with our new email magazine even overseas readers get to see COIN NEWS before the end of the month preceding the cover date!), which means you won’t have seen the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen that...
As many of you know our friend and colleague Abbey passed away in November following a brave fight against breast cancer. On April 26 of this year, Klara, Abbey's best friend, and another of the Token Team, is running the London Marathon in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign and is keen...A new medal for Ebola fighters?Thurs, 5 February 2015
It seems that our Government can't get enough of new medals - that's if the news is to be believed - take a look at the Telegraph website
Our next major project is an essential one for all World War I medal collectors.. Michael Maton's latest epic work is now at the printers
At long last comes: Honour those Mentioned: World War I
For the first time a COMPLETE list of all Gazetted British and Empire soldiers, sailors and airmen who received a Mention in Despatches (MiD) 1914-1920. The work comprises almost 160,000 names and is split alphabetically into three volumes (A-F, G-O and P-Z)
This is a hugely important series and shortly we will be offering a very special deal!
All three books for the price of two!
Watch out in the next few weeks for details - official launch at Britannia on March 15
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In this issue:
- Ground-breaking hoard
A weekend detectorist’s dream come true
- The H. E. Manville Library
Dispersal of a unique body of reference
- Scottish coins