Yes, you can now eat a 24-karat gold donut [VIDEO]: Coin World Buzz

Coin World gives you a quick look at what's happening in the world of numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 02/10/16
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1. Sweet, sweet gold

"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 the NBC News video segment below. 

It better spark some good feelings, because it features 24-karat gold dust, gold leaf, and a $100 price tag according to New York Daily News.

Get NBC News' full profile of the Manila Social Club here

2. Unique no more

Numismatic Guaranty Corp. has authenticated only the second known example of the JR-7 1796 Draped Bust, Small Eagle dime.

Bust coin researcher and author Winston Zack values this second known piece at between $20,000 and $40,000.

3. Selling silver

The 722,500 American Eagle silver bullion coins sold Feb. 8 brought the cumulative total of the 2016 silver bullion coins to 7,722,500 since sales began Jan. 11.

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5. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com lists the following prices per ounce Wednesday at 4:51 p.m. ET:

  • Gold: $1,197.40
  • Silver: $15.280

6. Hot topics

Check out three interesting stories from the last several days:

  1. Almost $100,000 for this Proof 67 Morgan dollar: Market Analysis
  2. What coin collectors should keep in mind during these confusing times
  3. Starck Contrasts: Three ways to overpay for coins
7. Something social
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