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October 2013's News

Heading North

We'll be heading up the M5/M42/A42/M1 (yes it's a long way) again on Sunday (October 26) to attend Eddie Smith's "Leeds" show at the Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield, just off junction 39 of the M1 Eddie's show has gone from strength to strength in recent years and we always like to support it if we… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 24 October 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News, Medal News

Cock and Bull

Cock and Bull Making the grade MENTION grading and people start to twitch. Every one of us has a horror story or two to tell about a coin they’ve bought at one grade only to discover no-one else agrees with the grading at all, or how they’ve bought a coin only to drop it, scratch it or watch it tarnish because… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 October 2013 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

New $100 bill

We knew it was coming, in fact we've known about if for some years - and now it's finally here, the new $100 bill with added security features - and colour! The more colourful notes were first introduced in the US some years ago and now you'll see all notes with a little more on them than just… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 8 October 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Striking the new Christening Coin

An interesting look behind the scenes at the Royal Mint by the BBC Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 8 October 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

New Christening Coin

New Christening Coin The Royal Mint has announced the release of a new coin design to celebrate the forthcoming Christening of Prince George of Cambridge. The coin, which will come in Platinum (5oz with an issue limit of 100), gold (a full kilo - limited to just 22 coins- and 5oz, issue limit 500 coins), Silver (again… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 8 October 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Operational Honours and Awards

The latest Operational Honours and Awards have been announced and can be found on the MOD website it contains a simply stunning array of gallantry awards including 3 CGCs for Afghanistan, a George Medal and Four QGMs! Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 4 October 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Cromwells Dunbar Medal

Cromwells Dunbar Medal The property of…? A recent article in the Antiques Trade Gazette (ATG) has highlighted an interesting issue regarding the sale of official documents which could have wide ranging implications for medal collectors, particularly those who rely on such documents to lend provenance to an unnamed… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 1 October 2013 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Medal News

North and South for medals

After two weekends away (the OMRS and Coinex) the Token team are taking this weekend off but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of things going on in the medal world. This Sunday sees Andrew Jukes' monthly fair in Outwood's Memorial Hall (near Wakefield/Leeds) and Ray Brough's show is taking… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 1 October 2013 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

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