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OffaMon, 22 September 2014

A lesson to be learned?

ONE of the most notable things about the recent American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money (ANA) in Rosemont, Chicago, was the queues that greeted dealers every day when we turned up at 8am, a good hour and a half before the doors were due to open to...

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Maiwand dilemmaFri, 19 September 2014

Show time

AS I write this we are just a few days away from the Orders and Medals Research Society (OMRS) annual convention—the traditional “start” of the medallic season in the UK. The American equivalent—the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) Convention— always takes place a...

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Unique BraveryTues, 2 September 2014

The Medal behind the Man

ONE topic seems to be dominating the medal world at the moment, both on line and at the recent OMSA convention in Santa Ana, California (more on that next month) and that is the subject of biographical research versus numismatic research. I know this is something...

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One Man's passionTues, 26 August 2014

Bigger than you think

COIN NEWS has just been to the American Numismatic Association’s “World Fair of Money” (ANA) for the second year in succession. The show, in the cavernous Donald E. Stephens convention centre in Rosemont, a suburb of Chicago was, as I mentioned last year, so unlike...

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We are a winner!Thurs, 14 August 2014

IT was doughnuts all round for the Token team when news reached us that COIN NEWS and its writers had picked up no less than three prestigious awards at the recent Numismatic Literary Guild ceremony in Chicago—including the coveted Best Issue for an international magazine which was awarded for our...

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The power and the gloryWed, 30 July 2014

Golden Summer’s Day

ON June 17 MEDAL NEWS was privileged enough to be invited along to what must go down as one of the most impressive medal exhibitions/displays of modern times. Now, of course, any large display of medals is impressive to a collector: we love looking at collections,...

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Stop Thief...Tues, 29 July 2014

Between Monday 7th July 2014 and Wednesday 9th July 2014, an unknown offender has stolen items of military memorabilia which belong  to the widow of Air Vice Marshall PEIRSE RAF.  The items stolen include flying log books dating back to about 1947 until about 1985, an Air Vice Marshall...

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Issue #394 / October, 2014

In this issue:

  • Lt Walter Tull
    Footballer, soldier, hero
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    Anglo-Saxon trailblazer
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Issue #393 / September, 2014

In this issue:

  • A new army with new medals
    The Sudan Defence Force
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    The silent menace
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