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The Irish harp

Every coin of Ireland, from 1 cent to 2 euros, features a harp. We ask why the harp plays such an important role in Irish identification. more ]

Joyce misquoted on collector coin

The Central Bank of Ireland honoured national writer James Joyce with a collector coin. The coin shows a portrait of the author and a quotation from his masterpiece Ulysses. However the quotation is wrong and – as the bank states – ‘not intended as a literal representation’. more ]

The Coin Yearbook 2017

The latest volume of the Coin Yearbook has been released. It is a price guide and collector’s handbook for the coin hobby, with features which include accurate up-to-date valuations for all English, Scottish, Irish and Island (Channel & Isle of Man) coins. more ]

COIN YEARBOOK app 2017 available

The first ever price guide to British coins in app form has now been released by TokenPublishing. Available on IOS and Android, the two editions address both the discerning collector and the specialized numismatist. more ]

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