39 percent of Brits say they won't be using any cash by 2025: Coin World Buzz

Coin World gives you a quick look at what's happening in the world of numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 08/31/15
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1. Cash be gone

The Telegraph reports that nearly 40 percent of the UK population believe they will not be using cash for any purchases by the year 2025.  

"More futuristic technology is also highly anticipated," The Telegraph's report reads. "More than a quarter expect to be able to make payments with watches, wristbands or other wearable technology, and 22pc think they will regularly use their fingerprints to make payments."

2.  Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson set goes on sale September 3

Priced at $9.95, the set will be available for purchase beginning Sept. 3 at noon Eastern Time.

Have a look at the set.

3. RCM ends Bird of Prey series

"The Royal Canadian Mint on Aug. 11 revealed that the series’ new 2015 coin celebrates the great horned owl, a large owl native to the Americas, with a range spanning from the Arctic to South America."

4. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce Monday at 3:36 p.m.:

5. Hot topics

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

  1. United States Mint sells nearly half of 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency sets on first day
  2. $75 bingo hall purchase yields 1893 Barber dime obverse die cap with full brockage of obverse on reverse
  3. Have a look at the Enhanced Uncirculated 2015-W Native American dollar: Something Social

6. Something social

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