Here's what the West Point Mint's bullion storage vault looks like: Coin World Buzz

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Published : 07/28/15
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1. Opening the vault

What does a bullion vault look like?

Coin World senior editor Paul Gilkes shared just that on Facebook late last week.

"During my last trip to the West Point Mint," Gilkes wrote, "I had the opportunity to visit the bullion storage vault for gold and silver. No samples, though."

The video post has completely taken off, with more than 2,500, views 190 likes and 50 shares.

Have a look:

During my last trip to the West Point Mint, I had the opportunity to visit the bullion storage vault for gold and silver. No samples, though. --Paul Gilkes, Senior Editor

Posted by Coin World on Friday, July 24, 2015

 

2. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 6:36 p.m. ET Tuesday:

3. Hot topics

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