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June 2015's News

July Medal News

Don't forget the last issue of MEDAL NEWS was a JOINT One (June/July) so there's no separate issue this month (the same goes in January we have a joint December/January issue). I'm afraid it's the only way we can ever get the YEARBOOKS done (we're working on the 2016 editions of them now) so you… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 27 June 2015 by Phil Mussell
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York? Already?

Well not quite - but it won't be long before the second of the year's two York Coin and Medal fairs is upon us. This summer's event takes place on July 17 & 18 - again at the Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse. Ever popular amongst dealers and collectors alike it is one not to miss - get those dates… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 26 June 2015 by Phil Mussell
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Irish Gold

Irish Gold The peoples’ choice? THE recent announcement that the Bank of England (BoE) wants the public to consider the subject for the next £20 note (they did stipulate that they would prefer someone from the art world but other than that the brief is pretty free) comes hot on the heels of the announcement… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 22 June 2015 by Alyson Thomas
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Penny Black Coin

Penny Black Coin The start of something new THIS month’s cover story is all about the 25th anniversary of the world’s first “coloured” coin—Pobjoy Mint’s innovation to celebrate 150 years of the Penny Black stamp. This won the coveted Coin of the Year (COTY) award in 1992 for “Best Crown” and “Most Innovative… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 8 June 2015 by Alyson Thomas
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Remembering Waterloo

Remembering Waterloo Striking a balance A few years ago we had a back-log of articles waiting to go in MEDAL NEWS: a backlog of some 18 months. Unfortunately a number of these were of the “Uncle Bill got a trio” type which, whilst usually very well written, had a limited appeal to the wider audience. After all if… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 1 June 2015 by Alyson Thomas
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