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...
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...
Bucks Coins of Dereham in Norfolk has had seven rare gold coins stolen from his premises by a man described as tall, well built, with short bleached blond hair and an Eastern European accent, possibly Polish. The coins stolen were:
Henry VIII Sov [1544-7] mm. S Southwark Mint
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...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,...
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...
Medal Yearbook 2015
Medal Yearbook 2015
Illustrated in full colour throughout with a fully up-dated price guide to all British, Empire and Commonwealth Orders, Medals and Decorations the new yearbook will be launched at the OMRS on September 20 2014
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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:
- The oldest profession
Coins used in the pursuit of pleasure
- Coins & notes of World War I
Currencies at the outbreak of hostilities in 1914
- Overdated, over-rated, over here
The numismatic relationship between the “Motherland” and Down Under