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Christmas Opening times

/ Phil Mussell

The office is now closed until Thursday January 3rd - we'd like to wish all of our readers and customers a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

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Christmas Opening times

/ Phil Mussell

We're "breaking up" on Friday December 21st and won't be back in the office until Thursday January 3rd 2008. We'll do our best to fulfill all orders before then but please bear in mind if you haven't received your books before we shut the office for Christmas we really can't do anything about it...

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Christmas delivery

/ Phil Mussell

We're doing our best to get all orders out before Christmas, obviously there are no guarantees (the post seems to be all over the place at the moment) but if you order before Wednesday 19th you should get your books/magazines before the big day (UK Only). If y9ou need something urgently we are...

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You can win £200 by telling us - in 500 words - why you became a collector! It's that easy.... We're looking for something that grabs our attention, something interesting - so get writing - you have until January 31 2008 Send your entries in to the COIN NEWS ofice or email ...

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Essay Competition – win £200! Thanks once again to the generosity of COIN NEWS reader Geoff Simms we are able to offer readers the chance to win £200 with the Token Publishing essay competition! The last competition we ran was for junior collectors and whilst we did have a good response the...

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Token Team heads North

/ Phil Mussell

We're off to the Leeds (Morley) show on Sunday! Held at the Cedar Court Hotel just off of the M1 b(junction 39) this excellent monthly show has been around for some time and is always popular. See for more about teh hotel - maybe make a weekedn of it!

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NEW KRAUSE!!

/ Phil Mussell

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The new Krause Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901-2000 is out NOW! We're selling them in our on-line store now - be sure to secure your copy!! Also available is the new 2001 - date catalogue - essential reading if you're a new issues collector!

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Coinex

/ Phil Mussell

Are you coming? It's on this weekend (Friday and Saturday) at Earl's Court - we'll be there and hope to see you too!

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New from Krause

/ Phil Mussell

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The latest Krause titles - Modern Issue 2001-date and Modern World Gold Coins 1801-date are now available from our on-line shop!

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Coin yearbook 2008

/ Phil Mussell

The BEST VALUE price guide t British Coins, bar none will be launched at Coinex on September 29 - you can buy your copy from our website today! Once again in FULL COLOUR and only £9.95 there is no other book that come sclose to the COIN YEARBOOK. Pre-order your copy today

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Krause 1701-1800

/ Phil Mussell

For all of you waiting pateintly for this title - you'll be pleased to hear that the publication date has been brought forward - we now hope to have stocks in before Christmas. Watch thi sspace for further details

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Dublin in October

/ Phil Mussell

We'd just like to point out that the forthcoming Dublin Coin fair at the RDS, Ballsbridge takes place on October 12-14 2007 not 2006 as per the advert in COIN NEWS. So yes it is on this year! Ooops.....!

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Coin Yearbook 2008

/ Phil Mussell

Once again the new issue of this acclaimed work - by far and away the best value for money coin price guide on the market - will be launched at Coinex - this year on September 28-29 at Earl's Court London! The book will be available to buy via our on-line shop soon - watch this space for details

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New "Pick"

/ Phil Mussell

The latest (13th) edition of the World Paper Money (modern issues 1961 -date) is available now - be sure to order your copy in our on line store!!

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Format of Birmingham

/ Phil Mussell

Garry from Format would like to point out that he has nothing whatsoever to do with Saxby's Coins, indeed had never heard of them until yesterday, despite assertions by that company that Format is affiliated with them.

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Can't make the LCF?

/ Phil Mussell

Don't worry if you can't make it to London in June for the London Coin Fair - you can catch up with the COIN NEWS team the following day (June 10) at the Birmingham Coin Fair! Yes, the moment the London fair closes we're heading away from home and up to the NEC at Birmingham.....We must be...

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London Bound

/ Phil Mussell

As always the Token team will be at the London Coin Fair, Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury on June 9. In fact there will be a full compliment of us there as we're bringing along other members of the team - Celia and Fiona - to meet some of the people they deal with on a day to day basis! If you want to...

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Hidden error

/ Phil Mussell

Stop looking! There is no word "Hidden" in the May word search competition - a proof reading error led to the word hidden being misspelled with an extra D - so we are excepting entries either without the word found at all or the word "hiddden" ringed. Sorry about that.....

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Shillings at Bloomsbury

/ Phil Mussell

Bloomsbury Auctioneers have a fanstastic hammered & milled shilling collection coming up in their 30 May sale, from Philip & Mary to George III, around 100 lots of superb Shillings including early milled Charles II, James II and William III with lustre...formed over 20-40 years ago by a now-retired...

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Krause 1801-1900

/ Phil Mussell

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The new Standard Catalog of World Coins 1801-1900 is selling fast - we stall have copies in stock - but not many! This is a BRAND NEW catalogue, don't miss out order yours from our book section today!

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The FIFTH edition of the sell-out BANKNOTE YEARBOOK is available now A full revision process has been undertaken to ensure that once again this work is the DEFINITIVE guide to English, Scottish, Northern Irish and Island notes - it will be the only book you need and well worth waiting for we can...

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Are you going to Harrogate?

/ Phil Mussell

What used to be Coinex North is now being run, very capably, by Simon Monks. The show, held in the "Garden wing" of the Old Swan Hotel in the Beautiful spa town of Harrogate, wasn't on last year but it's back in 2007 and promises to be very well attended with some major dealers making the trip...

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If you are then come along to the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Ballsbridge and say hello to us at the Irish International Coin Show. Maybe you don't know much about coins, banknotes or medals and want to learn a little more? Well that's fine, some along to our table, pick up a free sample of COIN...

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If you are then come along to the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Ballsbridge and say hello to us at the Irish International Coin Show. Maybe you don't know much about coins, banknotes or medals and want to learn a little more? Well that's fine, some along to our table, pick up a free sample of COIN...

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Beauty in the eye of the beholder

/ Phil Mussell

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It has aways been assumed that Cleopatra - the Egyptian Queen who captured the heart of Mark Antony and led to a bitter rift in the Roman Empire was a stunning beauty - however a silver denarius that has gone on display in Newcastle would seem to indicate differently. The coin, which depicts Antony...

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Back issues

/ Phil Mussell

Did you know we sell back issue of COIN NEWS or MEDAL NEWS stretching right back to 1998 - and all from this website!! You can view every single back issue simply by clicking on it in the back issue section - that will bring up the full contents page to allow you to choose magazines that you're...

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The new Standard Catalogue of World Banknotes (General issues) is imminent! This new edition is a must for all serious banknote collectors with ALL BANKNOTES up until 1960 LISTED AND PRICED. It once again retails at just £50 plus £8 p&p and will available from the COIN NEWS - BOOKS section of...

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Bonhams follow Spink

/ Phil Mussell

After moves by Spink last week to increase their buyer's premium on all lots up to £2,000 Bonhams have announced that they are to follow suit with an increase in their premium to 20% on all lots up to £250,000 (in effect most coin and all banknote and medal lots). The company's premium is currently...

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Spink to raise premium

/ Phil Mussell

In a bold move Spink are to raise their Buyer’s Premium from a flat 15% to 20% on the first £2000 pounds of the hammer price and 15% on the remaining balance. The new rates will take effect from March 15th 2007. Olivier Stocker, CEO of Spink comments “This marginal increase in the Buyer’s Premium...

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Author of the Year

/ Phil Mussell

It's time once again to vote for your favourite Coin News or Medal News author of 2006 - we're asking for three choices (in the event of a tie) but even if you just send in one vote that's better than nothing! Who inspired you in 2006? Which was your favourite article? Let us know either by...

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New Year Sale

/ Phil Mussell

Have a look at our website shop and you'll see there are quite a few bargains to be had - check it out today for a host of post free offers! Just click on books under the "shop" title on the left hand side of this page and you'll go straight there!

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London Coin Fair

/ Phil Mussell

The Token team will be "up in town" again soon to attend the next London Coin Fair at the Bloomsbury Holiday Inn (off Coram Street) on Saturday February 10 We will, of course, have stocks of Coin News as well as our Yearbooks, the Krause and Pick catalogues and a host of other titles for the...

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York time soon

/ Phil Mussell

The first fair of the new Year (for the Token Team at least) will be the bi-annual Coin and Medal fair at the Knavesmire stand of York Racecourse, this year being held over Friday and Saturday January 18-19. The York fair is always extremely popular and we look forward to seeing all of our...

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Happy New Year

/ Phil Mussell

We'd like to wish all of our readers, advertisers and customers a very happy and Prosperous 2007!

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