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.

Bridge 277

/ Phil Mussell

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On the shoulders of giants RECENTLY, we have decided to have a bit of a clear out. We’re closing one of our storage units and, in the process of sorting, came across the entire Medal Tracker archive, stretching back decades, and thought “these may as well go too”. It was a logical decision, a...

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Weird & wonderful money

/ Karen Needs

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A digital future? THE Bank of England Museum in Threadneedle Street, London, is holding a new exhibition entitled The Future of Money which starts on February 28. In addition to showcasing the new King Charles III banknotes (see “Banknote News”), it features a look at the new “digital pound”...

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"If I should die . . ."

/ Karen Needs

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At the movies WHEN I ask people why they collect British medals I generally get one of two answers—either the collector has medals themselves, they served in the military or in the police usually and collect related to their own service, or they have an overall interest in military history....

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Gothic Florins

/ Karen Needs

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Into the future WE are, by now, all used to “innovation” in minting. Long gone are the days when a simple metal blank was stamped with a design and a collectable coin was produced. In the 21st century, designers and mints don’t simply strike coins, they create them and we have, in recent years,...

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The Thaler

/ Karen Needs

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On the move AFTER nearly 20 years at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, the London Coin Fair (LCF) is on the move and will, from June, be held at the Novotel West London, Hammersmith. The new venue is a mere stroll from the two Hammersmith tube stations that are served by the Hammersmith & City and...

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