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Features include: numismatic news; a "what's on" section that lets collectors know about fairs, societies, auctions etc.; an "ancients" section; "market scene" - where you can find out what has been happening in the sale rooms; information on tokens; numismatic book reviews; a banknote section and a directory that allows readers to see what lists the main dealers are offering that month.
Gold Coin for a Celtic King
Volume 57, Number 7 / July 2020
Cashing out ONE of the knock on effects of the Coronavirus pandemic has been the reduction in cash use. Those shops that have stayed open have either discouraged people spending notes and coins or banned them completely. Ostensibly this aversion to cash has been to help “stop the spread” of the virus which, apparently, can live on surfaces for a day, or three days, or seven, or maybe not at all depending on which study you read. This seems fine, sensible even, until you start looking at the logic of it. You go in to a supermarket, you take down items from a shelf, items that may well have...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.
Hospital given the first VC
Volume 58, Number 6 / June 2020
In the flesh THE news that the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) annual Convention due to be held in Orlando in August has been cancelled (see News and Views) should come as no surprise considering what’s happening in the world at the moment. Whilst we all fervently hope the pandemic will be but a bad memory come the height of summer it might not be and rather than risk leaving it any later and potentially incur large cancellation charges the OMSA convention committee decided to pull the plug now and concentrate instead on Milwaukee next year. This decision, though undoubtedly...Find out more Free trial issue
Gold Coin for a Celtic King
Cashing out ONE of the knock on effects of the Coronavirus pandemic has been the reduction in cash use. Those shops that have stayed open have either discouraged people spending notes and coins or banned them completely. Ostensibly this aversion to cash has been to help “stop the spread” of the...Read more
ANA: World's Fair of Money Suspended
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has just announced the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States. The ANA Board of Governors has been...Read more
World Paper Money Fair
After much consideration, the London branch of the International Bank Note Society (IBNS) has decided to cancel its World Paper Money Fair this year due to the ongoing coronavirus measures. Originally due to be held on October 2-3 at the Bloomsbury Hotel, London. the event will next take place in...Read more