It's York time!
It's the York Coin and Medal fair this weekend at the Knavesmire Grandstand at the York Racecourse from 11.00am on Friday and 10.00am on Saturday - we are making the long trip up from Devon, we hope to see you there!
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Volume 56, Number 8 / August 2019
All’s fair… IN “News and Views” this month there is a story about a D-Day Anniversary €50 coin struck at the Monnaie de Paris on June 6 and launched at the Pegasus Memorial Museum in conjunction with Samlerhuset. Striking coins “on the day” of an anniversary and having lavish launches for them is nothing new of course, but what is particularly significant about this coin is that it was struck with “Fairmined” gold. Fairmined gold isn’t necessarily something you might have heard of, but I can guarantee it is something you will get to hear about more and more in the coming months. In...Find out more Free trial issue
The worlds' only independent magazine devoted to medals and battles. Published 10 times per year, the magazine features articles, news, auction reports and the world renowned Medal Tracker service, invaluable when searching for lost medals and trying to re-unite broken groups. This service, like the classified advertising, is free to subscribers. Also included is the "what's on" section that lets collectors know about fairs, societies, auctions etc.
Volume 57, Number 6 / June 2019
Look to the future, acknowledge the past IT was my intention to write this month about D-Day and the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord; whilst this magazine goes on sale before the anniversary itself, it is safe to assume that on June 6, across Normandy and beyond, hundreds of thousands of people will pay tribute to the men who took part in the largest invasion in history. We had our own ceremony down here in Exeter in May (see page 7 in “News and Views”) and there have been (and will be) numerous similar ceremonies and services up and down the country in the coming weeks. That we are...Find out more Free trial issue
All’s fair… IN “News and Views” this month there is a story about a D-Day Anniversary €50 coin struck at the Monnaie de Paris on June 6 and launched at the Pegasus Memorial Museum in conjunction with Samlerhuset. Striking coins “on the day” of an anniversary and having lavish launches for them...Read more
The New £50 note - it's Turing
In what some will see as a controversial move, the face of the new £50 has been decided - and it's going to be mathematician Alan Turing! The wartime codebreaker, known to many following Benedict Cumberbatch's portrayal of him in the film "The Imitation Game", was chosen after a ballot in...Read more