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P day is upon usMon, 16 October 2017

That's it folks - you can't officially spend your old round pounds anymore - but don't despair - lots of charities and some shops are still taken them, the real issue comes when the bank stops allowing you to pay them in to your account. We don't know when that day will be but if anyone has trouble...

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First Civilian recipient of George Cross for 40 YearsFri, 13 October 2017

A former Special forces Major - Dominic Troulan has been awarded the George Cross for his part in saving over 200 people during the terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Kenya in 2013. The attack, by al-Shabab extremists killed 67 people during a siege of the shopping mall in Nairobi.
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Terry Sole RIPFri, 6 October 2017

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Terry Sole, author of "For God, Queen and Colony" - a history of the Colonial units in the Anglo-Zulu War. Terry was, apparently, murdered during a struggle last week at his home in Edenvale, near Johannesburg, police believe robbery was the...

Click here to read more! Cartoonist at warThurs, 5 October 2017

Every man shall do his duty…

NEVER one to shy away from causing a little bit of a stir, the BBC reported recently on a “Dublin auction of Nazi items branded ‘tasteless’ “. The story, if you can call it that, revolved around one Oliver Sears, a gallery owner in Dublin, and apparently the...

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2018 YEARBOOKS - available now!Thurs, 28 September 2017

The brand new 2018 Coin and Medal Yearbooks are now available priced exactly the same as last year (and the year before that, and the year before that AND the year before that - inflation? Pah!) They are available from our on-line shop, order yours today!

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Next up on the fair circuitMon, 25 September 2017

Following the Orders and Medals Research Society Convention and Coinex we have a little break from the fairs then it's back with Stratford upon Avon on October 22 (Medals); London Coin Fair on November 4 (er, coins) and Aldershot the following day (Medals) - more details nearer the time!

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Britannia RulesMon, 25 September 2017

Worth noting

THE big news in the past few weeks has, of course, been the launch of the new polymer £10 featuring writer Jane Austen (who was “waiting quietly in the wings” for her note debut, regardless of the feminist lobby who are STILL claiming credit for her appearance). The reason...

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Latest Coin News Issue:Britannia Rules Click here to find out more
Issue #473 / October, 2017

In this issue:

  • Complete Roman hoard under the hammer
    by John Andrew
  • A bridge too far—the fake “bridges” £1
    by John Grantham
  • From copper to bronze in 1860—Part II
    by Stephen Skellern

Medal News

Latest Medal News Issue:Cartoonist at war Click here to find out more
Issue #474 / October, 2017

In this issue:

  • Chaplain’s treasured memento
    Personal gift for a Royal Visit
  • An Old Salt
    Protecting the Empire by sea
  • If you knows of a better medal
    WWI cartoonist’s family legacy