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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
Posted in: Coin News, General News, Medal News

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
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News

Christmas Crackers

Christmas Crackers Premium rate number RECENTLY the Antiques Trade Gazette (ATG) carried a story about Christie’s the auctioneers and their plans for the vendor’s premium at their sales. Apparently the intention is to add a 2 per cent “success fee” on items that reach or exceed the top estimate. Let me just run that… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 24 November 2014 by John Mussell
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US Rarity

US Rarity The personal touch IT IS with great sadness that we learn of the death of Frank Milward, one of the “old guard” of dealers that we have known for as long as Token Publishing has been running COIN NEWS. A true “Gentleman”, Frank will be very much missed in the trade as of course are the others we… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 30 October 2014 by John Mussell
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Offa

Offa A lesson to be learned? ONE of the most notable things about the recent American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money (ANA) in Rosemont, Chicago, was the queues that greeted dealers every day when we turned up at 8am, a good hour and a half before the doors were due to open to the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 22 September 2014 by John Mussell
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One Man's passion

One Man's passion Bigger than you think COIN NEWS has just been to the American Numismatic Association’s “World Fair of Money” (ANA) for the second year in succession. The show, in the cavernous Donald E. Stephens convention centre in Rosemont, a suburb of Chicago was, as I mentioned last year, so unlike any… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 26 August 2014 by John Mussell
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