NEW TITLES COMING SOON!
The 2020 Yearbooks will be with us very soon - the 2020 MEDAL YEARBOOK will be launched at the OMRS in Nottingham on September 14 whilst the COIN YEARBOOK 2020 will be launched at COINEX in London two weeks later - both are available to pre-order on our website now.
Also coming in September is the new issue of the acclaimed Spend it? Save it? That was launched at the Birmingham (Midland) Coin Fair on September 8 and is available in WH SMITH NOW! Click here to order yours!
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.
Volume 56, Number 9 / September 2019
The face of the future THE news that Alan Turing is to be the face on the new £50 probably didn’t come as much of a surprise to many. Yes, here at COIN NEWS, we quite liked the idea of Mary Anning featuring alongside a stegosaurus or two but Turing is a worthy choice. There was the inevitable “harrumph” from certain sectors that it was yet another “white man” on our notes, but the critics were soon silenced by those who pointed to Turing’s treatment at the hands of the establishment. Apparently, being a homosexual in an age when it was illegal and being chemically castrated as a punishment...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.
By Royal Appointment
Volume 57, Number 8 / September 2019
OMSA and the numbers game I MUST CONFESS, I was wrong. Last month I said that I could probably list all the attendees at the forthcoming OMSA Convention were I to put my mind to it. Having just finished at the event I can confirm that whilst many of those in attendance were familiar faces and would have been on my list (you know who you are—it was, once again, a real pleasure to see you all), there were new faces around the room too. We had all expected new faces on the Saturday (the day the general public are allowed in) and indeed had a fairly decent crowd turn up (it’s not like an...Find out more Free trial issue
Rarities on offer at Spink
Some amazing rarities are coming under the hammer later this month at Spink in London. The Waterbird Collection of English Coins includes some exceptional pieces such as the Edward VIII pattern penny, a unique 1808 penny, a Charles II two guinea piece of 1681 and a George IV pattern half-crown of...Read more
Stop Thief Stolen in a burglary last year, the theft only coming to light recently, a very rare collection of Burma medals including: The Macgregor Medal awarded to 50201 Lance-Naik Sein U, 2nd Burma Rifles In box of issue with original ribbon and 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal...Read more
Are you coming to Coinex?
It's almost that time again with the numismatic season about to start at the newly named Biltmore Hotel (formerly the Millennium Hotel) Grosvenor Square in Mayfair which, after a year undergoing a refurb, is now ready once again to host the BNTA's flagship Coinex Coin Fair. The show takes place...Read more