On the newsletter that went out on 21st February 2020, we presented coin collectors with a George V crown from 1935, a commemorative coin depicting Rome's founding, a 1999 sovereign, 1787 Shilling, an Aurelian Billon Antoninianus, a 50 pence Library Coin, a Silver Drachm of Azes II and other interesting coins.
February brought our collectors some very exciting news! If you haven't had the chance to come to the shop or meet us in person, you'll be happy to know that you can now get to know us a little bit better on our recently published news page, which is a compilation of everything that has been said about us in the press over the last decade or so. Claire and Natalia have been working hard to put together the second edition of the 'Round the World in Banknotes' and we are glad to announce that all the notes of the catalogue are now live on our website. And yes, you've guessed it! We also had new items for you to add to your collection. A 1999 £5 Silver Proof Millennium, a 1944 Sixpence in Choice UNC, a 1994 Silver Proof 'Scottish' Pound and a Charlie Chaplin Crown were just some of the new items published.
The first stock update of 2020 came a little later than we had hoped for, but it did bring with it some amazing items. While one of the most impressive might have been the Victorian Old Head Sovereign, we also had other interesting items such as a 1902 Edward VII Silver Crown, a George V Hafcrown and a Billon Silver Antoninianus, from the rebel emperor Postumus.
16 August 2019, marked the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre as well as the anniversary o the victory of Henry VIII and Maximillian I (Holy Roman Emperor) over Louis XII of France. In this newsletter, we looked back at both events and presented our readers/coin collectors with two coins from the reigns of both Monarchs (George III and Henry VIII).