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Krugerland 50 years on

Krugerland 50 years on 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 earmarked a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 22 June 2017 by John Mussell
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Hiram Brown

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. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 14 June 2017 by Phil Mussell
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Australia's First VC

Australia's First VC 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 cross over.… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 5 June 2017 by John Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

The Gold Sovereign - Coming soon!

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 them for… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 by Phil Mussell
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The Sovereign

The Sovereign 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). Whilst it… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 25 May 2017 by John Mussell
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Battle of Plevna

Battle of Plevna 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 something of a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 2 May 2017 by John Mussell
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"Friedberg" is here!

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 pages and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 28 April 2017 by Phil Mussell
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