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Time for York!

/ Phil Mussell

It's July already,  Summer is well and truly upon us (such as it is) and that means it's time for the York Coin and Medal fair - taking place on Friday July 19 and Saturday July 20 once again at the Knavesmire Stand at York Racecourse. As ever it's free to get in and has two floors packed with...

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Stop thief

/ Phil Mussell

Stolen in a burglary/scam on June 10 - the bronze Albert Medal for gallantry in saving life at sea awarded to The Rev Christopher Champlain Tanner.  Any information to 101 quoting crime reference number 031270/19. The citation for the medal reads as follows: “ The Reverend Christopher...

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D-Day 75

/ Phil Mussell

This has just come in and we thought we'd share it with our readers: "We are a small music publishing company and our house composer has been commissioned to write a new work for choir and orchestra to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, to be...

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Yate? We'll be there

/ Phil Mussell

Don't forget the Yate (Bristol) medal fair on Sunday May 5 - it's our "local" fair so we will definitely be there at the Yate Leisure Centre, Kennedy Way BS37 4DQ from 9.30am! We will be using the day to launch are the BRAND NEW Michael Maton book HONOUR THE RECIPIENTS OF THE MEDAL OF THE ORDER...

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Aldersot Medal Fiar

/ Phil Mussell

Just a quick reminder that the next Aldershot Medal Fair will be held this coming Sunday, April 28, at the Princes Hall, Princes Way, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 1NX. The Token Team will be stalling out this time (we don't always make the spring one) but get there early (from 9.30pm) as come...

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Michael Maton RIP

/ Phil Mussell

  It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of our most prolific authors, Michael Maton, who died, aged 85, on April 13 after a short illness.  Michael Maton is known to many of you as the author of a number of books on orders, medals and decorations. His first book THE...

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Come to Harrogate!

/ Alyson Thomas

The Harrogate Coin Fair takes place this weekend at The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, HG1 2SR. the fair is open from 11am to 6pm on Friday and 9.30am to 3pm on Saturday. Harrogate is a beautiful town and well worth the visit; even if you don't buy any coins you can always go for tea at Betty's!...

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Stephen Hawking 50p unveiled

/ Phil Mussell

The Royal Mint has announced that the life of one of the world’s most well-known physicists, the late Stephen Hawking, is to be celebrated on a 50p coin. The scientist – and his ground-breaking achievements – will be honoured on a 50p piece featuring a design influenced by Hawking’s pioneering...

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Gruffalo 50p Coming soon

/ Phil Mussell

The latest 50p coin from the Royal Mint features the Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson's scary but delightful monster who first appeared in 1999, and is available now. Apparently there are gold, (coloured) silver and BU versions available but it is NOT going to go into general circulation so not one to...

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It's Dublin Time!

/ Phil Mussell

The Token Team is once again looking forward to attending the Irish International Coin and Medal fair (now called the Irish Collectors Fair) to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin on the weekend of February 23-24. We love it in the city and are thoroughly looking forward to...

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London Coin Fair Saturday 2nd February

/ Phil Mussell

Don't forget it's the first London Coin Fair of 2019 on Saturday February 2 at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Coram Street, Bloomsbury. As always the event starts at 9.30am and we will be there with all your old favourites as well as the new Spink Catalogue, our new guide to collecting modern new...

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