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January 2014's News

Commemorating World War I

Commemorating World War I Don’t let the facts get in the way OH, for goodness sake, it’s started already . . . barely a month and a half since I mentioned in this “Comment” that I hoped that the coming year wouldn’t see certain factions putting modern day values on the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 30 January 2014 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Medal News

New Krause available!

Two Brand new Krause Catalogues have just arrived and are available for shipping now! The 6th edition of Krause's 1701-1800 World Coins book contains everything the collector of 18th century coins could want whilst the 12th edition of the "Pick" World Paper Money Volume I (Specialised Issues) is… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 29 January 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News

Prospector's gold

Prospector's gold Your country needs……less moaning! I HAVE lost count of the number of times the newspapers, and more recently social media, have criticised the new designs as they appear on British coins, whether obverse or reverse. I remember when the £2 coin came in and people moaned that it wasn’t in keeping… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 27 January 2014 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

Chinese Lunar Coins

Baldwins have contacted us to point out that the coin featured on the front cover of the February COIN NEWS is not in fact the Royal Mint's first such piece - although it is the first designed for the wider market! They actually produced ten Alderney £1000 gold Year of the Dragon coins in… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 21 January 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Bellman's date change

Auctioneer's Bellmans of West Sussex have had to change the date of their first sale of the year. Originally planned for Wednesday January 22, the sale - a single private collection of coins "strong in late Roman solidi and Islamic gold", will now take place two days later on Friday January 24. … Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 14 January 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

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