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Our new website

We are in the process of developing a new look website and we would like your opinion on how it should look. Is there anything about this site you don't like? Anything you think is great? Anything you'd like to see less of? More of? Do you like the colours? Is it functional? Easy to use? Let us… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 29 November 2016 by Phil Mussell
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A new coin for Christmas

A new coin for Christmas Faking it THE Royal Mint Museum recently announced that they were to display one of their choicest pieces—a sovereign from the curtailed reign of Edward VIII; one of 49 coins featuring the Monarch that the museum holds, coins that were all ready for mass production but which never made it in to… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 28 November 2016 by John Mussell
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Just in time for Christmas

Our new COLLECTOR'S CHOICE product catalogue is available now! Chock full of books and accessories for the coin, medal and banknote hobbies the new catalogue is a great place to start your Christmas shopping. You can either download it from our homepage or call 01404 46972 and we'll send you a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 21 November 2016 by Phil Mussell
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Ecclesiastical Moneyers

Ecclesiastical Moneyers Ripped off? IN late September the BBC One Programme “Rip Off Britain” included a segment on coins and coin collecting. In the piece a gentleman named Paul was told by an “expert auctioneer” (not I hasten to add from a specialist numismatic house but rather one from a general auctioneer that… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 25 October 2016 by John Mussell
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Woman of Note

Woman of Note Symbolic of something One of the big stories in the numismatic world at the end of the Summer Silly Season was the decision by an on-line auction house to ban the listing of a coin on its German site because it was deemed “hateful or discriminatory”. The reason? Said coin clearly depicted a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 24 September 2016 by John Mussell
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Two Emperors of Britain

Two Emperors of Britain Seek and ye shall find HERE’S a quick question for you all: why do you collect? Not why do you collect ancients, hammered, milled or whatever, nor why do you collect coins, but why do you collect? My bet is that as well as coins you also probably collect something else too—postcards maybe?… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 25 August 2016 by John Mussell
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Roman Revelation

Roman Revelation Looking on the bright side SO we voted “out” . . . as we go to press with this issue of COIN NEWS we are experiencing a few of the promised (threatened?) effects of the “leave” vote in the Brexit referendum with the Stock Exchange fluctuating wildly (some companies making a killing, others dying… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 26 July 2016 by John Mussell
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