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Coin News: Honouring an empress

Latest Coin News Issue:
Honouring an empress
Issue #416 / August, 2015

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
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Coin News Headlines

It's time for the World's Fair of Money!Thurs, 30 July 2015
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...
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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...
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Irish GoldMon, 22 June 2015
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...
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Penny Black CoinMon, 8 June 2015
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...
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Exceptional goldMon, 27 April 2015
How to be remembered

HOW many of us, I wonder, actually think about why we collect. I know I don’t. I know why I started collecting, I know why I enjoy it and now I realise I collect simply because I can’t not. I could no more stop and leave my collection incomplete than fly in the air,...
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