Daily Numismatic Headlines for September 11, 2008

by CoinNews.net on September 11, 2008 · 0 comments

The following numismatic articles are not written for CoinNews, but we recommend collectors read them for their unusual or interesting content:

Peru Demands Return of Odyssey Treasure, Garcia Belaunde Says
By Alex Emery, Bloomberg.com

Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc.’s 17 ton-haul (15,400 kilograms) of sunken treasure from the Atlantic Ocean originated in Peru and must be returned, the Andean country’s Foreign Minister Jose Garcia Belaunde said today.

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Rare glitch in some Wyoming quarters yet to create collecting frenzy
By Lisa Bisbee, Jackson Hole Star Tribune

GILLETTE — Like thousands of Americans, Gillette resident Gordon Evans has collected state quarters — adding each state as it is released. Now, with news that the Wyoming bucking-horse-and-rider quarters might be worth more than 25 cents, Evans is rechecking the Cowboy State quarter in his possession to see if he has one with a unique characteristic.

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Will 2008 Platinum Eagles Return?
By Michael Zielinksi, Mint News Blog

This post will take a look at the time line of 2008 Platinum Eagle sales and provide some possible answers to the question everyone wants to know: Will 2008 Platinum Eagles Return?

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Paper money terms tell tale of design development
By Cindy Brake, Coin World

Language is a learned skill, especially the language of numismatics. We all have to start somewhere and that is true for individuals interested in collecting paper money notes. Here’s a hint. If a paper money collector asks you about an essay note, they are not looking for a three-page report that is double-spaced with footnotes.

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