Worthy of note
BANKNOTES have been in the news recently–—on both sides of the Atlantic. Not only have there been some excellent sales with some simply stunning prices paid (a unique Palestinian £100 trial piece hammered at £85,000, a Straits Settlement $1,000 hammered at £70,000 and a St...
From Lockdales auction:
Lot 789 WW2 Casualty group to 5127225 Pte John Ronald Hayward (Haywood) 1/7th Bn R. Warwickshire Regt. Killed 18/7/1944. Buried Fontenay-Le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel. Lived Bedworth Nr Nuneaton. Lot includes named Casualty medal slip, named box of issue,...
Whilst the choice of Turner on the new Bank of England £20 note inevitably has the critics crying foul about how few women their are on English notes they can have no such argument in Scotland where, for the first time in the Royal Bank of Scotland's history women will make an appearance and will...All change for the $20 billFri, 29 April 2016
News from the US - and apparently Andrew Jackson is to be replaced as the face of the $20 by an African American woman - Harriet Tubman the renowned abolitionist who died in 1913. In one fell swoop the traditional "white man" image on US notes is set aside (the $20 is the most popularly used note)...New face for the £20Fri, 29 April 2016
The "new face" of the £20 note is to be painter Joseph Mallard William Turner, depicted in front of one of his most famous pieces "The Fighting Temeraire". The note, pictured here, will go into circulation in 2020 and will be the first £20 made from polymer. Needless to say certain quarters have...Glorious RewardFri, 29 April 2016
Broadening our horizons
SOMETIMES, as a medal collector, it is easy to forget that military history holds an interest for many outside our relatively narrow hobby. Many of us have, I am sure, been to militaria fairs and so are familiar with the concept that other things “military”...
Investing in the future
WELL, OK, it’s time to bite the bullet and talk about something we rarely cover in COIN NEWS: the dreaded “I” word, Investment. . . . Already I hear dedicated numismatists across the country, indeed the world, tut-tutting and preparing to close their magazine in...
On the move!
Please note our new address
After 17 years at Orchard House in Honiton, Token Publishing Ltd is on the move!
Our new address, as of December 1 2015, will be
No 40 Southernhay East
Thanks to all those who have borne with us during this small transition - we are back on top of things now and all orders and enquires will be sent out/answered shortly
Welcome to Token Publishing Ltd - publishers of COIN NEWS, Britain's best selling coin magazine and MEDAL NEWS - the world's only magazine devoted to medals, battles and the history of heroes. We also publish the acclaimed COIN YEARBOOK, MEDAL YEARBOOK and BANKNOTE YEARBOOK - the internationally respected price guides and collectors handbooks used by dealers and collectors alike across the globe.
In this issue:
- 200th anniversary of the Royal Mint Museum celebrated
by John Andrew
- A very special gift
by Jeremy Cheek
- The Minotaur and labyrinth
by Marvin Tameanko