1) The death penny ‘issued in error’ to a deserter
The ubiquitous First World War memorial plaques – the ‘death penny’ – need to have a posthumous recipient of note to sell for anything more than £50-100.
2) Plea to help track down stolen coins after machete-wielding thieves strike at Solihull fair
A group of coins were stolen from the London & Midland Coin Fairs taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum earlier this month.
3) Previews: our latest selection of 12 upcoming lots
ATG’s pick of 12 previews from UK sales includes a William and Mary chest of drawers discovered in a garage.
4) Government undertakes Ivory Act survey for “awareness campaign”
The UK government has launched a survey for dealers and auction house specialists to help develop an awareness campaign on the Ivory Act.
5) Bonhams aims for a European and online boost with Bukowskis purchase
Auction house Bonhams has bought Scandinavian firm Bukowskis.
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