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The E-Sylum:  Volume 11, Number 13, March 30, 2008, Article 34

MORE ON THE RARE 1878 LONDON TEMPLE BAR MEDAL FOUND IN NEW ZEALAND

Last week we published a story about a rare British medal
discovered by a New Zealand man named Kevin Homan.  Martin
Purdy writes: "Upper Hutt is a pretty small town by world
standards (30,000 or so), though it counts as a city here in
New Zealand.  As it happens Kevin Homan and his wife are
friends of my in-laws, so I popped round for a visit after
the story made the front page of our national newspaper
during the week.  I took some photos of both sides of the
medal and posted them here, along with the text of the
newspaper article:
Full Story

Here's an older story on the find on the Temple Bar research website:
Full Story "

 RARE 1878 LONDON TEMPLE BAR MEDAL UNEARTHED IN NEW ZEALAND BACKYARD
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  Wayne Homren, Editor

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