Coin Curiosity

Exploring Old and New Coins of the British Commonwealth

This is an index of Coin News. It currently lists some of the more interesting articles that have appeared.

Coin News is still in publication. It is published 12 months a year and can be purchased online from https://www.tokenpublishing.com/coins.

June 2018 (Volume 55 Number 6)
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A very rare Victorian 1887 gold two-pound variation
August 2018 (Volume 55 Number 8)
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A fresh look at a rare variety 1887 two pound varieties
January 2019 (Volume 56 Number 1)
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The 1918 Perth Half-Sovereign - Part I
February 2019 (Volume 56 Number 2)
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The 1918 Perth Half-Sovereign - Part 2
April 2019 (Volume 56 Number 4)
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Mystery Issues: The rare George V Pennies of 1922-26
May 2019 (Volume 56 Number 5)
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A legend at auction 1952 proof penny
The Victorian Era remembered: A numismatic journey celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of Queen Victoria
The coins of British Malaya Part 1
The Sovereigns of Queen Victoria from 1855 to 1859
June 2019 (Volume 56 Number 6)
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The coins of British Malaya Part 2
The Sovereigns of Queen Victoria from 1860 to 1863
July 2019 (Volume 56 Number 7)
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The Sovereigns of Queen Victoria from 1863 to 1874
All Change... For The New Bronze Age
August 2019 (Volume 56 Number 8)
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The great British recoinage of 1816
The Sovereigns of Queen Victoria from 1838 to 1860 Listing of varieties, mintages and Marsh rarity ratings
The Copper To Bronze Switch: 1860-1870
September 2019 (Volume 56 Number 9)
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The Great Plane Robbery Specimen banknote sets issued to TAA employees for assistance in preventing mid-air banknote heists in 1982
A Guide to the Guinea 1663 to 1813 Part 2 James II
The Sovereigns of Queen Victoria from 1861 to 1874 Listing of varieties, mintages and Marsh rarity ratings
Postage Stamps as Currency Usage of postage stamps as currency in 19th Century Great Britain and United States of America
October 2019 (Volume 56 Number 10)
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Australian 1916 Mule Halfpenny Discovered New example of 1916 mule halfpenny found
Coins of Balas the Usurper
A Guide to the Guinea, 1663 to 1813 Part 3: William and Mary
David Dale and Robert Owen: their contribution to the economic history of Scotland
The Sovereigns of Queen Victoria - Shield Reverse Sovereigns from 1871-87 - the Melbourne and Sydney mints
The 1927 Melbourne Sovereign - the coin that never was
November 2019 (Volume 56 Number 11)
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A Guide to the Guinea, 1663 to 1813 Part 4: William III
The Sovereigns of Queen Victoria - The Young Head St George & Dragon Reverse Sovereign 1871-87
The SS Elingamite and its treasure