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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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Coin Survey

We have been asked by New View Market Services to help with their survey of the coin hobby - we are happy to do so! Press and keep a Silver Round Pound The opportunity to press and keep your own Silver Round Pound during a VIP Tour of the Royal Mint for the winner in a new Online Survey Those… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 30 July 2016 by Phil 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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Royal Mint

Royal Mint It’s an Experience… EVERY reader of COIN NEWS will have heard of the Royal Mint, indeed I’m fairly sure you’d be hard pressed to find anyone in the country, collector or not, who hasn’t heard of the august organisation—even if they do get them confused with the Bank of England sometimes and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 23 June 2016 by John Mussell
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The Spanish Armada

The Spanish Armada Worthy of note BANKNOTES have been in the news recently–—on both sides of the Atlantic. Not only have there been some excellent sales with some simply stunning prices paid (a unique Palestinian £100 trial piece hammered at £85,000, a Straits Settlement $1,000 hammered at £70,000 and a St Lucia 5… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 27 May 2016 by John Mussell
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Royal gift sells at Spink

Royal gift sells at Spink Investing in the future WELL, OK, it’s time to bite the bullet and talk about something we rarely cover in COIN NEWS: the dreaded “I” word, Investment. . . . Already I hear dedicated numismatists across the country, indeed the world, tut-tutting and preparing to close their magazine in disgust at… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 27 April 2016 by John Mussell
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