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Krugerland 50 years onThurs, 22 June 2017

Going mainstream

WE have, it seems, all but sold out of our COIN YEARBOOK 2017—nearly 10,000 books sold within less than eight months and bookshops and distributors eager for us to get the 2018 version out early. Dealers are calling us up hoping to get more copies and whilst we have...

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Hiram BrownWed, 14 June 2017

It is with sadness that we report on the death of Hiram Brown of the Edinburgh Coin Shop. He died very unexpectedly at home over the weekend, apparently of a sudden heart attack. A full obituary will appear in COIN NEWS in due course.

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Australia's First VCMon, 5 June 2017

Decisions, decisions

THERE are, I suspect, two types of medal collector: those who like owning the physical pieces of metal and silk and those for whom the medals are secondary and it’s the research, the story, which is the main thrust of their hobby. That isn’t to say the two don’t...

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The Gold Sovereign - Coming soon!Fri, 26 May 2017

Michael Marsh's seminal works on the Sovereign and the Half-Sovereign have long been regarded as "must-haves" for the numismatist's bookshelf and need little introduction to most collectors.

Two years ago Token Publishing bought the rights to the books and have been working on updating...

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The SovereignThurs, 25 May 2017

Striking Gold

This month’s magazine is an unashamed celebration of one of this country’s most iconic coins—the sovereign (or rather the modern sovereign because of course the coin was originally minted in the reign of Henry VII, falling out of use in favour of the Unite and the Guinea)....

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Battle of PlevnaTues, 2 May 2017

Service recognised

FOLLOWING last month’s Editorial “Comment” on the petition being launched to back-date the Officers’ Long Service and Good Conduct Medal to allow those who retired before July 2014 to receive one, a rather upset reader got in touch to point out that we had made...

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"Friedberg" is here!Fri, 28 April 2017

The new edition of the essential Gold Coins of the World by Arthur and Ira Friedberg is now available from Token Publishing Ltd.

This renowned catalogue is a must have reference for all gold coin enthusiasts and this , the 9th edition, has been eagerly awaited for some time. With 832...

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Coin News

Latest Coin News Issue:Krugerland 50 years on Click here to find out more
Issue #468 / July, 2017

In this issue:

  • The Argyll coin cabinet returns to Scotland
    by John Andrew
  • Moving forward—IoM’s new coinage
    by Michael Alexander
  • The coins of Alexander the Great’s generals—Antigonus
    by Bryan Short

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Australia's First VC Click here to find out more
Issue #467 / June, 2017

In this issue:

  • At lunch with Spink
    Catching up with Marcus Budgen and David Erskine-Hill of the Medal Department
  • Mexican adventure
    Middle-Eastern army lands in America!
  • Australia’s first Victoria Cross winner
    Sir Neville Howse, rural and military doctor 1863–1930