1. Bitcoin at Barclays
Daily Mail UK, Barclays will the first
major retail bank in the United Kingdom to accept Bitcoin, and will
begin doing so later this year.
"It plans to allow people to make charity donations using the
virtual currency by going into partnership with a 'bitcoin exchange.'
Such spending platforms are essentially a way of allowing transactions
to be carried out instantaneously without a bank acting as
middleman," Daily Mail reports.
Read the full story.
2. Daniel Frank Sedwick's October auction
Rare silver coins and gold from shipwrecks are among the items that
will be available at the world coins auction.
Watch a preview.
3. Los Angeles Sale will feature 1929 gold
"Bonhams' Sept. 14 auction in Los Angeles of 384 lots of coins
and medals includes an example of the half eagle and double eagle from
1929, the year the New York Stock Market crashed."
Take a look at what else the Bonham sale will offer.
4. Precious metals pricing
the following prices per ounce Wednesday at 10:12 a.m. ET:
5. Hot topics
Check out the three most-read stories of the last couple of days:
Preferential treatment for some in Mint sales?:
Monday Morning Brief, August 31, 2015
Superman flies again on Canada’s silver $20
A newish edge error for Jefferson: Collectors'
6. Something social