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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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Happy 90th Birthday

Happy 90th Birthday Making new friends OVER the years of writing this “Comment” some subjects have cropped up time and again and, I confess, that there are times when I am concerned that regular readers will get as much of a sense of déjà vu reading this column as I sometimes get writing it. Over the past 30… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 March 2016 by John Mussell
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Viking Hoard

Viking Hoard Lost treasures? THIS MONTH Jeremy Cheek’s fascinating article on Treasures from the Royal Collection focuses on some pattern coins that few knew existed. I won’t spoil the surprise here (you can read the article on pages 35–36) but suffice to say the sets of these patterns housed in the Royal… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 23 February 2016 by John Mussell
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Year of the Monkey

Year of the Monkey OVER THE MOON FOR as long as I can remember, COIN NEWS (and its predecessor COIN & MEDAL NEWS) has, round about the February issue, featured an animal of some kind: a fluffy rabbit, a bemused sheep, a playful dog, a slithering snake, etc., overlaid with pictures of coins from mints across the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 22 January 2016 by John Mussell
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