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The New One Pound

The New One Pound Twelve sides to the story FOR the first time since 1997 the United Kingdom has a brand new coin—admittedly the denomination is a familiar one so it could be argued that this is just a redesign rather than anything as radical as the £2 or the 20p were, but whilst that is strictly true I think we… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 22 February 2017 by John Mussell
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Malta Police

Malta Police The personal touch IT IS with sadness that we hear of the passing of Phil Burman (see “News and Views”, page 6) one of the “Old Guard” of the medal hobby—a familiar face to those of us who have attended medal shows in the past few decades and a true gentleman in the best possible sense of the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 2 February 2017 by John Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Year of the Rooster

Year of the Rooster China syndrome WHILST this is, of course, the February issue of COIN NEWS most of you will receive it in January and so may I wish you a very Happy New Year! I accept that as you’re likely to be reading this “Comment” at the end of January such a sentiment may be a littleworn but fortunately the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 24 January 2017 by John Mussell
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BALDWIN’S MERGE WITH ST JAMES’S

COIN NEWS’ Consultant Editor, John Andrew, reports breaking news from London. Baldwin’s Auctions, which was acquired by the Stanley Gibbons Group plc in 2013, has merged with St James’s Auctions (SJA) which was founded by Stephen Fenton, of the much respected Knightsbridge Coins, in 2004. Stephen… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 4 January 2017 by Carol
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New York showdown

New York showdown to follow Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 3 January 2017 by John Mussell
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Our new website

We are in the process of developing a new look website and we would like your opinion on how it should look. Is there anything about this site you don't like? Anything you think is great? Anything you'd like to see less of? More of? Do you like the colours? Is it functional? Easy to use? Let us… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 29 November 2016 by Phil Mussell
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A new coin for Christmas

A new coin for Christmas Faking it THE Royal Mint Museum recently announced that they were to display one of their choicest pieces—a sovereign from the curtailed reign of Edward VIII; one of 49 coins featuring the Monarch that the museum holds, coins that were all ready for mass production but which never made it in to… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 28 November 2016 by John Mussell
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