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Dallas Cowboys Coin Regrettable 'CowboysUK' Hashtag for London Game

The Dallas Cowboys are commemorating their upcoming London game against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a hashtag that football fans across the league can enjoy. The team tweeted its first Euro-message Monday, coining the phrase “#CowboysUK”...Show More Summary

Commemorative Medallion: Flinders Street Station

In response to my special on Flinders Street Station, Roger from Downies Australian Coin Auctions took the opportunity to show me a medallion from his own collection. Struck in bronze and 51mm in diameter, this impressive medallion is one of only fifty made by Stokes & Sons in 1914. Show More Summary

Royal Mint's wartime coins

The Royal Mint has produced a series of commemorative £5 coin sets to mark the centenary of World War One, which will be released annually until 2019. The first collection includes designs depicting gun ships, home front workers and the role of propaganda during the conflict...

History of the Canadian Dollar

Not only is the history of Canada interesting, but the history of the Canadian dollar is almost as interesting as the history of Canada itself. Whether it’s the loonies and twoonies, the commemorative coins or the colourful bills, we have some very interesting money… including the fact that some of our money is more like [...]Show More Summary

The David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins to be offered at Coinex 2014

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd, the only official Coinex sponsors, 2014, present Auction 90; Ancient Coins, British Coins and Commemorative Medals. The sale boasts Part One of The David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins, the most extensive and important of its type in private hands. Show More Summary

Cassette Store Day 2014 releases announced, including a deluxe reissue of that really sick R&B mix you made in 1995

The adventurously named Cassette Store Day returns on September 27 for its second year to commemorate the aural business card (a term coined by my friend Phil who claims most people don’t listen to cassettes, they just buy them because they’re the cheapest thing at the merch table. Show More Summary

50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set

The 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set is one of three products being offered in 2014 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar. This set includes a folder, coin card with uncirculated finish coins from the Philadelphia and Denver facilities, and certificate of authenticity. Show More Summary

The Royal Baby Turns 1

The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin, and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. What's all the fuss about? A little boy who will be king. Prince George turns 1 today, and while he might be too young to appreciate it, the milestone is...

Big milestone for Britain's little prince

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

LONDON (AP) — The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.

Tove Jansson to Grace Finnish Coins

Finland will pay tribute to author and artist Tove Jansson by adding her likeness to a new two-Euro commemorative coin. This isn’t the first time a country’s wanted to add an author to their currency. (Related: Alex Ohlin looks at the “sad, strange brilliance” of Moomin; and Jansson’s works are recommended by Emily St. John […]

Robin van Persie's Headed Goal vs. Spain Turned into a Coin in the Netherlands

The Netherlands' World Cup run is still alive, but you can already celebrate their progress to the semi-finals with a commemorative coin showing Robin van Persie's headed goal against Spain. That strike in the famous 5-1 win over the...Show More Summary

Cook Island thermometer coins

Cook Islands will be issuing a coin with an embedded thermometer to commemorate the 270th anniversary of the death of Anders Celsius. While his name does sound familiar, the results of his work is known in most of the world except for the daily lives of most Americans. Celsius was a Swedish physicist, mathematician and [...]

Summary of May coin-related bills

S. 2303: United States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Sponsor: Sen. Christopher Murphy (D-CT) • To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard • Introduced: May 7, 2014 • Referred to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Track this bill at https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s2303 [...]

What's the Most Expensive Thing You Can Find on Amazon?

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This week, Amazon added (absurdly expensive) commemorative coins to the long list of things you can buy at from its sprawling online bazaar. And while none of us is going to go drop a couple mil on a coin—even with free shipping—it got us to thinking: what's the most expensive item on Amazon? Read more...

Putin's Coin Marking The Annexation Of Crimea Is Ominous

Russian President Vladimir Putin just arrived in newly-acquired Crimea to take part in Victory Day celebrations, which are held to mark the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. This week Russia unveiled a commemorative coin marking...Show More Summary

For collectors: Treasury of stamps, coins mark newest saints

It’s not just Vatican City commemorating the canonizations of Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II through postage stamps and coins. Post offices and treasuries around the world have taken steps to honor the Catholic Church’s newest saints. At least 11 countries have joined the Vatican in creating philatelic delights for collectors. Among them are Poland (a […]

Putin Crimea Coin

7 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

A new limited edition coin is to be minted at a Russian factory to commemorate President Putin's annexation of Crimea. A poor image of Putin is on one side of the 1kg silver coin, while a map of the Crimean Peninsula adorns the other side. Show More Summary

Today in Commemorative Crap: George H.W. Bush Socks and Putin Crimea Coins

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Straight from the Elvis Commemorative Dinner Plate and 2007 New England Patriots Official Super Bowl XLII Champion Jersey Disposal File comes the latest in merchandising opportunities, now featuring limited edition George H W Bush official socks and Vladimir Putin Crimea Coins. You buy it!

Nike SB Zoom Blazer Mid Canvas “Two Up”

Commemorating the release of their latest video featuring Australian teamriders Nick Boserio and Alex Campbell, Nike SB rolled out a special edition Zoom Blazer Mid. Named after the popular Australian coin gambling game, the sneaker comes… Nike SB Zoom Blazer Mid Canvas “Two Up” is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.

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