U.S. Mint launches Kisatchie National Forest quarter
- Published: Apr 22, 2015, 12 PM
2. Deep sea treasure
$50 million worth of silver coins were pulled up from 17,000 feet under the surface of the ocean, a record depth according to Deep Ocean Search, the firm that carried out the recovery that received online publicity from Daily Mail, Reuters and CNN, among many others.
3. Bullion variants
Numismatic Guaranty Corp. has verified the first two reported examples of 2014 American Eagle tenth-ounce gold $5 bullion coins with Narrow Reeds edges, an edge variant first identified in January on 2015-dated coins.
4. No longer Napoleonic
Napoleon Bonaparte was notable for his slight stature, but a new coin from the Pobjoy Mint aims to give the French leader a boost in size.
5. Precious metals pricing
Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 4:44 p.m. Wednesday:
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