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Britannia's back

Britannia's back The Royal Mint today (February 27) announced a return for that beloved icon Britannia to our circulating coinage. A rather fetching design has been unveiled for the 2015 £2 coin which, presumably, will also feature the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 27 February 2015 by Phil Mussell
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Lasting Legacy

Lasting Legacy Picture this… YOU’RE probably reading this “Comment” at the end of February 2015 (with our new email magazine even overseas readers get to see COIN NEWS before the end of the month preceding the cover date!), which means you won’t have seen the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen that is to… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 23 February 2015 by John Mussell
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In memory of Abbey

In memory of Abbey As many of you know our friend and colleague Abbey passed away in November following a brave fight against breast cancer. On April 26 of this year, Klara, Abbey's best friend, and another of the Token Team, is running the London Marathon in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign and is keen to raise as… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 10 February 2015 by Phil Mussell
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Year of the Goat

Year of the Goat Defining “worth” THE recent announcement that a hoard of some 5,000-plus Anglo-Saxon pennies had been discovered, just before Christmas, by a metal detectorist in Buckinghamshire was treated rather differently by different factions of the press. Inevitably the tabloids and their on-line… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 27 January 2015 by John Mussell
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Fair's Fair

The Token team regularly attend coin and medal fairs up and down the country (and abroad too). We will always update this site with the venues where we will be "stalling out" and if there's ever anything specific you'd like us to bring along for you just drop us a line, we'd be happy to help. The… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 14 January 2015 by Phil Mussell
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Special by design

Special by design WITH the announcement that the Mongolian “Crying Wolf” coin has won the Coin Constellation competition (see page 16) and the current voting for Krause Publications’ Coin of the Year (COTY—the winner will be announced in Berlin in February), coin design is very much on our minds at the moment… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 22 December 2014 by John Mussell
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Dimitri Loulakakis

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of numismatic legend, Dimitri Loulalakis. Dimitri was one of the "old guard", respected by his fellow dealers, admired by the many collectors he helped over the years and held in high affection by those who knew him. Always with cigar in hand, he… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 19 December 2014 by Carol
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