The numismatic world is heading to Chicago in a few days as the ANA's World Fair of Money takes place at the Donald E Stephens Convention Centre in Rosemont, Illinois (a northwestern suburb of Chicago right next to O'Hare airport) from August 13-16. The COIN NEWS team will be there so why not come...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...
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...
Once again we're looking forward to our annual "OMSA Pilgrimage" - this year's show is being held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Crown Plaza Ravinia, Dunwoody - a tried and tested venue - we went there in 2000 and 2005. Can you believe that was ten years ago...?
The event is early this...
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...
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...
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...
2016 Yearbooks - coming soon!
The 2016 COIN and MEDAL YEARBOOKS are coming very soon.
Launched at the end of September 2016 these two well established book are eargely awaited and used by dealers and collectors alike.
The COIN YEARBOOK 2015 has very nearly sold out (we have 20 or so left) and we don't have very many MEDAL YEARBOOKS either such is the popularity of these titles - so don't miss out - pre-order one of the NEW yearbooks today and get it POST FREE (UK/Europe/World Surface - airmail a little extra!)
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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