Next weekend (Sunday May 7) sees our first Yate show of the year. We missed the January one (too many other commitments) so we are very much looking forward to the fair this time around.
As ever we will be there from the off (9.30am) at the Yate Leisure Centre near Bristol with all of...
The new edition of the essential Gold Coins of the World by Arthur and Ira Friedberg is now available from Token Publishing Ltd.
This renowned catalogue is a must have reference for all gold coin enthusiasts and this , the 9th edition, has been eagerly awaited for some time. With 832...
It’s an ill wind
AT THE celebrated Numismata show in Münich in early March there came a turning point in the world of numismatics when, unbeknownst to many at the fair, 30 German law enforcement officers, including three members of the Munich art and antiques squad, raided the event and...
The BRAND NEW 2018 Red Books are now here! the Red Book is like the COIN YEARBOOK but for US coins - so if Americana is your passion order yours today! Now well-established as THE go-to book for US coins the Whitman Red Book is now available for 2018 - yes 2018, for some reason they are a few...The great Apia HurricaneTues, 4 April 2017
Got to stop somewhere
FOLLOWING last month’s new item on George “Johnny” Johnson, DFM, and the on-line petition started by Carol Vorderman and the Sun newspaper to award the Dambuster a knighthood (“News and Views”, March 2017, page 6) our attention was drawn to another medal-related...
THERE is an interesting piece by Glen Stephens in this month’s Philatelic Exporter (I know, stamps, I’m sorry, . . . ) regarding a certain well known on-line auction house and scammers/forgers. We won’t go as far as naming the auction house as presumably Mr Stephens has...
Stolen in a burglary in Willand, Devon on Wednesday March15, a group comprising the UN Kosovo medal, Iraq Medal 2003 (with clasp), Afghanistan Service Medal, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the army Long Service and Good Conduct medal. Named to 25063097 Tpr/LCPL Collingwood RAC 2RTR/SCOTS DG....
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In this issue:
- First strike for IoM coins
by Michael Alexander
- England’s gold sovereign
by Dr Kerry Rodgers
- The coins of Alexander the Great’s generals—Ptolemy
by Bryan Short