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Yes, you can now eat a 24-karat gold donut...
by Joe O'Donnell "When you look at it, you are completely overwhelmed with joy when someone gives this to you," Manila Social Club executive Chef Bjorn DelaCruz says of his Brooklyn restaurant's Golden Cristal Ube Donut in an NBC News video segment. At $100, the donut doesn't come cheap.
NGC authenticates only second known JR-7 1796...
by Paul Gilkes Numismatic Guaranty Corp. has authenticated only the second known example of the JR-7 1796 Draped Bust dime. The new discovery, held in a decades-old private collection, is graded and encapsulated by NGC as Very Good 8. Bust coin researcher and author Winston Zack values the discovery piece at between $20,000 and $40,000.
'Wide Rim' Anthony dollar sells for a little less...
by Steve Roach The Anthony dollar was problematic as soon as it was issued. The small-sized dollar was easily mistaken for a quarter dollar and it shared the copper-nickel clad composition (and reverse design) of its predecessor, the Eisenhower dollar. Still, some rare gems can be found in the series.
Individual 5-ounce silver bullion coin sales highest...
by Paul Gilkes U.S. Mint sales through Feb. 8 of the first America the Beautiful 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollar for 2016 are the highest for the program since 2011. U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White said that Feb. 8 sales of the 2016 Shawnee National Forest 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollar reached 13,400 coins, with another 4,600 coins sold Feb. 9, and 2,000 more on Feb....
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Stack's Bowers Galleries expands U.S. gold coin and...
by Paul Gilkes Stack's Bowers Galleries is expanding its U.S. gold coin and bullion operations, officials announced Feb. 1. Beginning March 7, trading will be available for 12 hours daily, from 6 a.m. Pacific Time to 6 p.m. Pacific Time. (Current trading hours are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.)
American Eagle silver bullion coin sales pass...
by Paul Gilkes Add another 722,500 American Eagle silver bullion coins to the calendar-year 2016 sales total. That's how many 1-ounce .999 fine silver dollar coins the U.S. Mint sold to its authorized purchasers on Feb. 8, from the week's allocation of 1 million coins released for sale that day. The Feb. 8 sales brought the cumulative total of 2016 bullion coins to 7,722,500 since sales...