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Banknote News

Christmas Opening times

/ Phil Mussell

The Token Publishing offices will close on Tuesday December 22 at 1.00pm and will then re-open on Monday January 5 at 9.00am May we wish all of our customers and clients a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year

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Up North

/ Phil Mussell

We'll be at the Leeds show at the Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield (just off Junction 39 of the M1) this Sunday - why not come along too? It's a great little show with coins, banknotes and medals on offer and it's well worth a visit - see you there!

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£1 Million note sold!

/ Phil Mussell

On October 1 2008 Spink sold the famous Number Eight £1,000,000 note for £78,300 to a private UK based collector. It is believed that only two notes of this high denomination exist in the world today, the other numbered 000007. The million pound note was issued in connection with the Marshall Aid...

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$100,000,000,000 note!

/ Phil Mussell

In response to rampant inflation the Zimbabwe Reserve Bank have announced the introduction of a hundred BILLION dollar note - believed to be the highest denomination ever issued anywhere ever! It's a sad indictment on the country's regime when you realise just 7 months ago the world was agog at...

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Accessories!

/ Phil Mussell

We're proud to announce that Token Publishing has taken over Lodge Accessories and now stock all manner of items for Coin, Naknote and medal collectors from flips to albums to pages to trays to tweezers to magnifiers to those little round pieces of paper! Currenty we're running Lodge Hill shop...

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The latest edition of Krause's Standard Catalog of World Paper Money Volume III (Modern Issues 1961 -date) - the old "Pick" for those of you who can remember that far back - will be in stock in our warehouse within the next two days! So order your copy today This year it comes with a free DVD -...

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Scottish Banknotes safe..!!

/ Phil Mussell

There had been talk in some quarters that the long tradition of Scotland's banks producing their own banknotes was under threat. Apparently plans to force banks to lodge funds with the Bank of England to cover the value of their notes had put the production of banknotes from the Clydesdale Bank,...

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All change for the Greenback?

/ Phil Mussell

The US Government has been told to change the much loved Greenbacks to enable the blind or partially sighted to recognise the different denominations more easily. For more information see the BBC's news site here

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Jonny Wilkinson on a £5 note...?

/ Phil Mussell

Yes it's true - 500 of these special Travelex notes are being given away to anyone who uses a Travelex currency exchange shop to buy Euros in Heathrow's Terminal 5. The Tfiver uses Jonny, England's Rugby World cup winning drop-goal scorer, as he's one of their brand Ambassadors and it's redeemable...

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Off to Europe

/ Phil Mussell

The Token team is gearing up for next weekend's International Paper Money Fair in Valkenberg, the picturesque market town in the south of the Netherlands. What was once the "Maastricht" show is hugely popular and attracts dealers and collectors from across the globe. The main event takes place on...

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We're revamping.....

/ Phil Mussell

our website soon and we'd like your opinions on what you want to see featured on it. Maybe you'd like to see more products for sale, more links to dealers and auctioneers or more articles/features. Perhaps you'd like to see more information - hints and tips on collecting etc or maybe you'd like...

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Join the Token team at this Saturday's London Coin Fair at the Holiday Inn, Coram Street, Bloomsbury! the event is well attended by dozens of dealers and there really is something for everyone - especially as Baldwin's hold their Argentum sale in the same venue in the afternoon! We never miss...

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Essay Competition

/ Phil Mussell

Thanks to all who've sent in their entries over the past couple of months - they've proved very interesting and entertaining reading! We'll be looking at them again in the next few weeks and will announce the winners in COIN NEWS just as soon as we can!

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