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BALDWIN’S MERGE WITH ST JAMES’S

COIN NEWS’ Consultant Editor, John Andrew, reports breaking news from London. Baldwin’s Auctions, which was acquired by the Stanley Gibbons Group plc in 2013, has merged with St James’s Auctions (SJA) which was founded by Stephen Fenton, of the much respected Knightsbridge Coins, in 2004. Stephen… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 4 January 2017 by Carol
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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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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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Women on notes across the border

Women on notes across the border Whilst the choice of Turner on the new Bank of England £20 note inevitably has the critics crying foul about how few women their are on English notes they can have no such argument in Scotland where, for the first time in the Royal Bank of Scotland's history women will make an appearance and will… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 29 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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All change for the $20 bill

News from the US - and apparently Andrew Jackson is to be replaced as the face of the $20 by an African American woman - Harriet Tubman the renowned abolitionist who died in 1913. In one fell swoop the traditional "white man" image on US notes is set aside (the $20 is the most popularly used note)… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 29 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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New face for the £20

New face for the £20 The "new face" of the £20 note is to be painter Joseph Mallard William Turner, depicted in front of one of his most famous pieces "The Fighting Temeraire". The note, pictured here, will go into circulation in 2020 and will be the first £20 made from polymer. Needless to say certain quarters have… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 29 April 2016 by Phil Mussell
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