1. Questions for PCGS?
Coin World Editor-at-Large Steve Roach (@RoachDotSteve) is
hosting a PCGS Founders Roundtable at the upcoming Long Beach Expo in
early June during which he'll sit down with the top brass of
Professional Coin Grading Service and discuss the company's history,
the state of coin grading, and a range of other topics.
We recently put up a page where readers can submit the questions
they want Steve to ask.
Submit yours now.
2. Market Analysis
At $22.3 million, the total for the U.S. coin portion of Heritage's
Central States Numismatic Society sale fell below totals of the last
few years, but many exciting rarities still traded hands in Chicagoland.
We are breaking down three in this week's Market Analysis, including
a Proof 1951 Roosevelt dime with vivid toning and
3. Bernanke supports Lew
Former Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke recently weighed
in on the announced U.S. paper money design overhaul, and as one the
of first to object to the possible removal of Alexander Hamilton from
the $10 note, called Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s decision a good one.
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5. Precious metals pricing
the following prices per ounce Tuesday at 12:23 p.m. ET:
6. Hot topics
Check out three interesting stories from the last couple of days:
Piece of planet perches on 2016 silver coin
They're only fantasies, but Taiwan still
confiscates $1 million notes
Not all United States coins bear Mint marks:
7. Something social