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Coins of a new King

/ Karen Needs

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Old and new IT WAS with great sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, on Thursday, September 8. We had, of course, already gone to press with the October issue when we heard of Her Majesty’s passing and now, nearly a month later, we find ourselves already looking...

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Tokens for pleasure

/ Phil Mussell

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On Display A RECENT trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to research an article for our sister publication MEDAL NEWS saw me visiting not only Nelson’s Flagship HMS Victory (sadly not quite as splendid as she was when I last went to Portsmouth, she’s currently undergoing repairs and is under...

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RIP Your Majesty

/ Phil Mussell

Very little we can say here. We'll publish full tributes to to Her Majesty in both magazines in due course. All we'll say now is RIP ma'am. And thank you. 

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Faces of Kings

/ Karen Needs

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Perfectly encapsulated? THANK you to all who have sent in your comments regarding this “Editorial”; so far we seem to have a 50/50 split on whether it’s to be two columns or remain as one, so we’ll keep checking the post bag for the deciding votes! As to topics that I haven’t yet covered, well...

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Coins of four empires

/ Karen Needs

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Comments welcome WRITING this “Editorial Comment” isn’t always easy. Firstly there’s the issue of finding a decent story upon which to comment—it can’t just be a piece of news, we have a place for that, it has to be something worthy of talking about further. Once that topic has been found there...

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The many faces of Britannia

/ Phil Mussell

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The search is on THIS coming month we launch our latest edition of Spend it? Save It?, your guide to the coins in your pocket. This will be the third edition of the book that covers only UK decimal coins (we have left in the old half pence coins and the “round pounds” because we appreciate...

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