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P day is upon us

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… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 16 October 2017 by Phil Mussell
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First Civilian recipient of George Cross for 40 Years

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. The retired… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 13 October 2017 by Phil Mussell
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Terry Sole RIP

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… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 6 October 2017 by Phil Mussell
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Cartoonist at war

Cartoonist at war 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 son of a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 5 October 2017 by John Mussell
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2018 YEARBOOKS - available now!

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! Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 28 September 2017 by Phil Mussell
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Britannia Rules

Britannia Rules 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 the new… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 25 September 2017 by John Mussell
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Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of a Lady Pastures new FOLLOWING the Editorial in the June/July issue the bullet has been bitten, the mind made up—it’s time for a new theme . . . ! I have, for some time now been at something of a crossroads with my collecting. I am, at heart, a true collector, an accumulator and it is the thrill of the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 7 September 2017 by John Mussell
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