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Gallant gestureThurs, 30 April 2015

Whose medal is it anyway?

This month's cover story regarding the proposed sale of Les Munro's medals, and more importantly the potential for them to leave the shores of New Zealand, has once again put into sharp focus the issue of who owns what and what they are allowed to do with it....

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Exceptional goldMon, 27 April 2015

How to be remembered

HOW many of us, I wonder, actually think about why we collect. I know I don’t. I know why I started collecting, I know why I enjoy it and now I realise I collect simply because I can’t not. I could no more stop and leave my collection incomplete than fly in the air,...

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Exceptional GallantryMon, 30 March 2015

Breakfast in America

As this issue of MEDAL NEWS goes to press spring (at least in the UK) has not yet sprung, the heating in the Token Publishing offices is still on and when five o’clock rolls around and the working day is done we go home under leaden skies—in short the summer is far...

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New look for our coinageMon, 23 March 2015

On the Face of it

Well it’s here!— the new portrait of Her Majesty the Queen that will grace the UK’s coinage for the foreseeable future. This, the fifth and most probably final portrait of Her Majesty (well she is 88 and the last portrait was unveiled 17 years ago so another is...

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The new £1 CoinWed, 18 March 2015

The reverse design of the new 12-sided £1 coin has been unveiled!
Designed by 15 Year Old David Pearce the new look reverse was selected from over 6,000 entries in a public competition. It incorporates four national "plant" symbols of the constituent countries of the United...

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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 Queen

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Victoria 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...

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Issue #411 / May, 2015

In this issue:

  • The Hotham Hoard
    Celtic silver recovered
  • Alfred the Great
    An inspirational king’s coins examined
  • A lasting legacy
    Coins the Romans left behind in Egypt

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Gallant gesture Click here to find out more
Issue #412 / May, 2015

In this issue:

  • A Dragoon in the trenches
    A front-line casualty
  • Hard times for a hero
    VC winner remembered at last
  • "Deserter"
    Lancer three times absent without leave