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Coin News: Year of the Goat

Latest Coin News Issue:
Year of the Goat
Issue #404 / February, 2015

In this issue:

  • Vitruvius
    The hero of Roman architecture
  • A numismatic mystery
    18th century Manx silver examined
  • Year of the wood goat
    Indulging in some numismatic lunarcy
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Coin News Headlines

Year of the GoatTues, 27 January 2015
Defining “worth”

THE recent announcement that a hoard of some 5,000-plus Anglo-Saxon pennies had been discovered, just before Christmas, by a metal detectorist in Buckinghamshire was treated rather differently by different factions of the press. Inevitably the tabloids and their on-line...
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Fair's FairWed, 14 January 2015
The Token team regularly attend coin and medal fairs up and down the country (and abroad too). We will always update this site with the venues where we will be "stalling out" and if there's ever anything specific you'd like us to bring along for you just drop us a line, we'd be happy...
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Special by designMon, 22 December 2014
WITH the announcement that the Mongolian “Crying Wolf” coin has won the Coin Constellation competition (see page 16) and the current voting for Krause Publications’ Coin of the Year (COTY—the winner will be announced in Berlin in February), coin design is very much on our minds at the moment...
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Dimitri LoulakakisFri, 19 December 2014
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of numismatic legend, Dimitri Loulalakis. Dimitri was one of the "old guard", respected by his fellow dealers, admired by the many collectors he helped over the years and held in high affection by those who knew him. Always with cigar in hand, he...
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Christmas CrackersMon, 24 November 2014
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RECENTLY the Antiques Trade Gazette (ATG) carried a story about Christie’s the auctioneers and their plans for the vendor’s premium at their sales. Apparently the intention is to add a 2 per cent “success fee” on items that reach or exceed the top estimate. Let me...
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