Apple CEO says next generation won't recognize traditional money: Coin World Buzz

Coin World gives you a quick look at what's happening in the world of numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 11/30/15
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1. Tim Cook predicts end to traditional money 

During a recent visit to the United Kingdom, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that children of the future will not know what traditional cash is, Mirror Online reports.

Cook’s comments, which he made while speaking at Trinity College in Dublin, don’t come as much of a surprise, seeing that his Apply Pay contact-free system has caused quite a buzz after debuting in the UK on July 14.

“Your kids will not know what money is," Cook said, according to Mirror Online.

Read more about Cook’s ideas about the future of money.

2. Another gold bullion coin sells out

The United States Mint has sold out its remaining inventory of 2015 American Eagle 1-ounce gold bullion coins.

So what denominations are left?

3. Speaking of gold

The video below recently took off on our Coin World Facebook page, garnering more than 120 shares and more than 6,000 views. Apparently people like to see 1.7 million ounces of shiny gold.

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5.  Precious metals  pricing

Kitco.com lists the following prices per ounce Monday at 4:20 p.m. ET:

6. Hot topics

Check out three interesting stories from the last couple of days:

  1. Fake 1894-O Morgan dollar a problem, National Park Service commem designs unveiled: Week's Most Read
  2. Senate considers congressional gold medal for Vietnam air ambulance crews
  3. Pobjoy Mint issues Magna Carta crown from Ascension Islands
7. Something Social 
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Posted by Coin World on Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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