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Coin News wins - again!Wed, 26 August 2015

The prestigious Numismatic Literary Guild award for World Numismatic Magazine - Best Issue - has been won by COIN NEWS, again! Thrilled to be announced as the winners at last year’s competition, to receive this important literary award for the second year running is a real feather in the Editorial...

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Awards for a HeroineTues, 4 August 2015

All change?

AS we go to press with this issue of MEDAL NEWS (late July) so we are also working on the Medal Yearbook 2016 ready for launch at the OMRS Convention on September 27 in London. After much deliberation it is likely that this will be the last Medal Yearbook in its current form...

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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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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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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:Awards for a Heroine Click here to find out more
Issue #417 / August, 2015

In this issue:

  • Changes to Level 4 awards
    Multi-award emblem placement
  • The medals you want are where you find them
    Don’t ignore the bargain basement
  • The 1947 Royal Tour
    Rewards from the Sovereign