You need to see 600,000 coins put together in a Statue of Liberty mosaic: Coin World Buzz

Coin World gives you a brief look into what's happening in the world of numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 08/21/15
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1. Statue of Coins 

British Airways has turned one of its hangars into a giant coin display. 

Seen above in a brief time-lapse video, 600,000 coins were put together to celebrate the beginning of the airline's discount season, the "Big British Airways Take Off," according to Marketing Magazine.

2. Denver Coin Club celebrates 80-year anniversary with 'Peace dollar medals'

The obverse design for the medals features sculptor Anthony de Francisci’s portrait of Liberty which appeared on the obverse of the Peace dollar from 1921 through 1935, the latter being the year the Denver Coin Club was founded.

Have a look.

3. After the gold rush

The sales boom for U.S. Mint American Eagle gold bullion coins seen in July has not continued into August.

Here are some details regarding the dip.

4. Precious metals pricing listed the following prices per ounce as of 2:05 p.m. ET Friday:

5. Hot topics

Have a look at the three most-read stories of the last week on

  1. Federal government to return millions of dollars in Liberty Dollars seized by authorities in 2007
  2. Watch a $150,000 starting bid turn into a $400,000 final price
  3. Repeat performance: Collectors angry over Eisenhower sellout

6. Something social

Steve Roach reflects on the Heritage Auctions and Stack's Bowers ANA World's Fair of Money auctions, which despite staying out of mainstream headlines, certainly had some highlights.

Posted by Coin World on Friday, August 21, 2015
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