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Coin News: Christmas Crackers

Latest Coin News Issue:
Christmas Crackers
Issue #401 / December, 2014

In this issue:

  • “Aleph” coins
    The first silver coinage of the New World
  • The Dei Gratia halfpenny
    A legend rarity examined
  • Numismatic trends
    Changing themes in the 21st century
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Coin News Headlines

Dimitri LoulakakisFri, 19 December 2014
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of numismatic legend, Dimitri Loulalarkis. 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
Premium rate number

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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US RarityThurs, 30 October 2014
The personal touch

IT IS with great sadness that we learn of the death of Frank Milward, one of the “old guard” of dealers that we have known for as long as Token Publishing has been running COIN NEWS. A true “Gentleman”, Frank will be very much missed in the trade as of course are the...
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One Man's passionTues, 26 August 2014
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...
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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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