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Coin News: Rule Britannia

Latest Coin News Issue:
Rule Britannia
Issue #389 / August, 2014

In this issue:

  • Minerva
    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
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Coin News Headlines

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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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...
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New look BritanniaWed, 2 July 2014
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!
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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...
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Ireland's 1,000 years of coinageMon, 23 June 2014
COIN NEWS, like most other publications recently, has devoted a great deal of time and column inches to the controversial Bitcoin, and, frankly it is beyond my limitations to fully understand it! However, in a recent on-line edition of, I came across a very interesting article written...
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