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:
- BEP and US Mint to share booth at Whitman Baltimore Expo
- Latest edition of the 'Red Book' available March 26 at the Whitman Expo in Baltimore
- Spring Whitman Baltimore Expo draws record attendance
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