Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse gold coins now available: Morning Report

Coin World gives you a quick look at what's happening in the world of numismatics
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Published : 05/11/15
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1. Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse coins released

Proof and Uncirculated versions of the half-ounce First Spouse Series $10 gold coins featuring Mamie Eisenhower were made available by the U.S. Mint on May 7. 

Proof coins are going for $790 as of May 11, while the Uncirculated coins are priced at $770. 

Read more about the Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse coins here.

2. U.S. Mint names a new chief counsel 

Jean Gentry, formerly of the NASA's Kennedy Space Center, has returned to the U.S. Mint to fill the void left by David P. Shaver in October.

3. "Captain Kidd's treasure" reportedly discovered off the coast of Madagascar

A 50-kilogram silver ingot pulled up from the site of a sunken ship Thursday is believed to be a piece of treasure once held by a famous pirate captain. 

See the ingot and learn more about the shipwreck 

4. Latest 'Star Trek' coins released

The Perth Mint has released a pair of 1-ounce, .999 fine silver commemorative Proof $1 coins that pay tribute to the fictional Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his USS Enterprise from the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation.

5. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 10:26 a.m. ET Friday:

6. Yesterday's most-viewed post

85 percent of authorized 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver sets sold during first three days of availability

7. Something social

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