1. Test your classic coin knowledge
Think you know your stuff when it comes to numismatics? (If you're a
loyal Coin World reader, then you should.)
Why not put yourself to the test?
We went public with our new 10-question "Know Your U.S.
Coins" quiz on Twitter earlier today, and already a number of
readers have given it a shot. One even reported a perfect score.
Take the quick, fun
quiz now. If we get a solid response, maybe we'll put together a
2. Several new Whitman books are on the way
Six new Whitman Publishing books will be released at the Whitman
Baltimore Expo that takes place March 31 to April 3.
Books topics range from the Philadelphia Mint in 1894 to bullion collecting.
Learn more about the new releases.
3. What happened on this date in numismatic history?
On March 9, 1862, during the Civil War's Battle of Hampton Roads,
the first battle between two ironclad warships concluded after more
than a day of fighting.
Tokens were issued to commemorate the event.
4. Connect with Coin World:
5. Precious metals pricing
the following prices per ounce Wednesday at 3:54 p.m. ET:
6. Hot topics
Check out three interesting stories from the last couple of days:
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee to review 2017
Boys Town commem designs
Tale of two Holey dollars sold at auction in
Switzerland issues coin for Alps mountain tunnel
7. Something Social
It's sad that Nancy Reagan won't be on hand to witness the release of her husband's Presidential $1 coin and her own...Posted by Coin World on Tuesday, March 8, 2016