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,...
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...Rule BritanniaMon, 28 July 2014
A silver (or gold) lining
THE Royal Mint has recently unveiled a rather classy new look for their gold and silver “Britannia” issues this year with a standing, almost wistful looking figure on the reverse—a far cry from the recent warrior queen bestride a chariot or the windswept...
The only Victoria Cross awarded for the Tibet Campaign has sold for a record £408,000 (including 20% premium) at Morton & Eden in London. It will shortly go on display at the Ashcroft Trust Gallery at the Imperial War Museum.
The VC was awarded to Lieutenant (later Colonel) John...
The Royal Mint have unveiled a new look for their gold and silver bullion "Britannia" series - a series that now includes a 1/40th of an ounce coin! More in COIN NEWS August!Ivor BushThurs, 26 June 2014
It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of one of the hobby's stalwarts. Ivor was a regular face at many a show over the years (he loved Britannia) but failing health has meant that he hasn't been around much recently and today we learned that he passed away on June 11. Our...Gold for Her MajestyThurs, 26 June 2014
Her Majesty The Queen has personally received a gold medallion which bears the image of a Strelitzia flower named after Nelson Mandela, called Mandela's Gold.
The South African Gold Coin Exchange (SAGCE) and its retail division, The Scoin Shop, which hold the...
Yearbook corrections and additions.
We are currently working on both the COIN YEARBOOK and MEDAL YEARBOOK 2015 editions to be launched in the autumn at Coinex and the OMRS respectively.
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In this issue:
The owl goddess
- 1,000 years of Irish coinage
Crowns and harps 1460–1601
- Leopold the Hogmouth—Part II
A prolific issuer of coins examined