Numismatic News Headlines – Mar 31

by on March 31, 2009 · 0 comments

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

Mints coin it as consumers scramble for gold

In the heart of Vienna in a Biedermeier building commissioned by Emperor Franz I, a man wearing a khaki uniform and beret exchanges a wad of euro notes across the counter for a few sparkling gold coins…

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2009 cent prices high
By Al Doyle | Coin Values

Enthusiasm for 2009 Lincoln, Childhood cents continues to run high, and prices are often a case of what buyers are willing to pay. Coin World readers and other savvy collectors know the U.S. Mint is offering two-roll sets of 50-piece rolls of Philadelphia and Denver Mint cents at $8.95…

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CC museum holds two early errors
By William Robins | Numismatic News

Few numismatic experiences have been more enlightening for me than the two-week internship I spent at the Nevada State Museum this past August. Nevada history has been an area of focused study for me over the past couple of years. The state’s rich history in…

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How they make bi-metallic coins

One reason I was sad to see the advent of the Euro was that it got rid of Italian Lira coins. I’d only been to Italy once, but I loved that 500 Lira coin because it was bimetallic, like an old NYC subway token…

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