Numismatic News and Blog Headlines – Mar 12

by on March 12, 2009 · 0 comments

Four numismatic articles are referenced on CoinNews every Tuesday and Thursday. These articles are not authored by us, but we recommend collectors read them for their unusual or interesting content. Here are today’s articles:

Experts baffled by Malmesbury’s Roman coins
By Joe Ware, Gazette & Herald

A hoard of Roman coins now on display in Malmesbury has perplexed staff at the Athelstan Museum. The stash was discovered in a field in Milbourne two years ago and has now been cleaned up and given to the museum.

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Dream of Finding Gold?
By Mike Thorne, Coins Magazine

I’m walking down the street, when suddenly I see a coin half buried in the dirt off the sidewalk. Naturally, I dig it up, but as I begin to look around, others become visible in the loose soil. Sometimes these are silver coins, sometimes key coins, sometimes gold. With each coin I discover, there’s an added thrill as I continue searching for more.

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With economy tanking, ‘liberty’ coins made of silver are paying off
By Matt Lysiak, Daily News

Nicolas Leobald is fighting the federal government – one silver coin at a time. The 42-year-old East Village writer struck one of his mild-mannered political blows the other day at his favorite deli, where he bought some cold cuts and a roll, paying with a silver coin marked $10 and getting back three dollars in change.

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13th century silver coins dug out by laborers in N India
China View

Indian laborers recently accidentally found 62 silver coins which appeared to be from 13th century Delhi Sultanate period in the northern Uttar Pradesh state, the private Indo-Asian News Service said Thursday. A group of 50 labourers digging a drain in Bareilly district, 250 kilometers from the state capital of Lucknow, came across the silver coins…

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