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New diversity 50p launched

/ Phil Mussell

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The Royal Mint has unveiled a brand new circulating coin, a 50p celebrating the "diversity which built Britain".  There are, apparently, more designs celebrating diversity and inclusivity set to follow. The Royal Mint has also been working in partnership with the West India Committee to offer a...

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Crimea rarities at DNW

/ Phil Mussell

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A fine Crimean War Naval Victoria Cross group of four (pictured below) awarded to Australian resident and Seaman James Gorman of HMS  Albion , for his gallantry while defending the Right Lancaster Battery at the Battle of Inkermann on November 5, 1864 sold for £297,600 at Dix Noonan Webb in their...

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November Britannia Show Cancelled

/ Phil Mussell

As we have perhaps been expecting, the news has just come through that DNW's Britannia Fair, scheduled for November 15 in London, has fallen foul of the Coronavirus restrictions with the Victory Services Club in Seymour Street unable to host the event as they have put a limit of just thirty people...

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Fair update

/ Phil Mussell

Sadly the London Coin Fair, originally scheduled for November 7 has now been cancelled. However, the Midland Coin Fair taking place on Sunday, November 8 WILL go ahead as things stand – but not in its usual venue. The Motorcycle Museum, where the show is usually held is currently closed so the...

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NYINC cancelled

/ Phil Mussell

Sadly the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) has become the latest Coin Show to succumb to Coronavirus measures, with it now being confirmed that the show will not take place in January 2021 as planned. Formally at the Waldorf Astoria, and more recently at the Grand Hyatt by...

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2020 Vision

/ Phil Mussell

Today's the day! Yes on 20/02/2020 (see what they did there) the new £20 featuring JMW Turner, the "Painter of Light" and his famous painting " The Fighting Temeraire ". The new polymer note (made of the same material as the Churchill £5 and the Austen £10) has a number of new security features...

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Stop Thief

/ Phil Mussell

Stolen in a burglary at Haverhill, Suffolk earlier this year Family group stolen in a burglary earlier this year. 1) Basil Oliver Bradley, RA: 1939-1945 star, Africa Star, Burma Star, Defence & War, Territorial Efficiency, Police long service and the Dunkirk medal. 2) 1343 (later...

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