What do you think of the gold 'Mercury' dime and other 1916 centennial issues?: Coin World Buzz

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Published : 06/17/15
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BREAKING NEWS: The United States Mint has released images of its 2016 gold centennial issues. What do you think of this gold "Mercury" dime?

Posted by Coin World on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

1. Honoring 1916 issues

The topic of the day on CoinWorld.com has without a doubt been the U.S. Mint images of the gold versions of the 1916 dime, quarter and half dollar that are planned for release in 2016, their centennial anniversary. 

Paul Gilkes broke the story, then broke down the differences between the proposed 2016 coins and the original coins that they are meant to honor. 

We want to know what our Coin World readers think of the mock-ups. Share your thoughts on the Facebook post above, or in the comment section below.

2. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 5:59 p.m. ET Wednesday:

3. Hot topics

Check out the three most-read stories of the last seven days:

  1. 2015 Special Silver Set 'currently unavailable' from United States Mint
  2. United States Mint releases image mock-ups for 2016 gold dime, quarter dollar, half dollar
  3. Auto mechanic’s valuable error Chinese note draws attention years after discovery

4. Something social

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