News & Blog

Stay up to date with the latest coin, banknote & medal news plus the Token Publishing Blog.

News & Blog

All the latest news and views plus the Token Publishing Blog.

Gruffalo 50p Coming soon

/ Phil Mussell

It appears the latest 50p coin from the Royal Mint will feature the Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson's scary but delightful monster who first appeared in 1999, and will be available from February 19. We aren't sure whether this will go into circulation like the Beatrix Potter and Paddington coins or...

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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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The First VC

/ Karen Needs

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Falling in love again HAVING just come back from the York Coin Fair (there is generally a good selection of medals there too—always worth attending, the next one is July 19–20) I was struck by the plethora of new people coming in. These weren’t the traditional coin collectors of old but...

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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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Yate? Yep!

/ Phil Mussell

Don't forget the Yate (Bristol) medal fair on Sunday January 27 - it's our "local" fair so we will definitely be there at the Yate Leisure Centre, Kennedy Way BS37 4DQ from 9.30am! We'll have the MEDAL YEARBOOK, a selection of Micahel Maton's HONOUR books (now at 25% off!) and of course MEDAL NEWS...

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Year of the Pig

/ Karen Needs

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What makes a complete collection? AS we go to press we learn that Britannia is coming back! She will appear again on the 50p but only for a select few: those who visit the Royal Mint Experience in Llantrisant, South Wales and who “strike their own coin”. Rather interestingly the Royal Mint...

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