What's happening at the Whitman Coin Expo?: Morning Report

Coin World gives you a brief look into the happenings around numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 03/27/15
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1. Whitman Expo looks to match last years record attendance 

The Whitman Coin Expo is now open to the public at the Baltimore Convention Center. The show is in a different area of the convention center than in previous years, as it moves to the F and G hallways. The show will open at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday. More info regarding schedules and pricing can be found here. 

Below are some previous Coin World articles that will assist in previewing the show: 

Expo events include:

  • Three seperate auctions on Friday throughout the day.
  • 'Early bird' sessions for serious collectors will be available on Friday and Saturday starting at 9 a.m. More info on the 'Early Bird' sessions can be found here. 
  • Maryland Token and Medal Society meetings for locals dealers and collectors. 

2. Tons of gold 

Book value of gold held by the U.S. Treasury is up to $11 billion. Read more here.

3. Silver sandblaster

A Casino owner altered surfaces of the coins at this establishment. Find out why

4. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce at 9:14 a.m. ET Friday:

5. Yesterday's most-read post

Limited-edition BEP America's Founding Fathers 2015 Currency Set on sale April 2.

6. Something social

http://1.usa.gov/1LDERke

Posted by United States Mint on Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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