Park ranger stumbles upon trove of silver coins in remote Polish forest: Morning Report

Coin World gives you a look into the happenings around the world of numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 04/30/15
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1. Super silver find

Over 6,000 silver coins were found by a Polish park ranger recently, according to The Week magazine.

The coins were housed in two large clay pots at the time of the discovery.

According to Science in Poland, the coins date to the 16th and 17th centuries. 

Read all the details here.

2. Russia honors space walker 

The 50th anniversary of the first human walk in space (he almost didn't return) is being honored by his native country with a commemorative coin. The coin has mintage limit of 5,000. 

More information here

3. Indian Kushan ancient gold virtually unknown among American collectors 

Coin World's latest Market Analysis takes a look at an ancient gold coin from the Indian Kushan Empire.

4. 2015 Kisatchie National Forest 5-ounce silver bullion coins are sold out (for now) 

The U.S. Mint announced that the coin sold out on Tuesday. Sales will resume May 4. 

Sales of the bullion coins reached 30,000 through April 28.

5. Precious metals pricing listed the following prices per ounce as of 10:02 a.m. Thursday:

6. Yesterday's most-viewed post

1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle or 1913 Liberty nickel: Which is the 'holy grail'?

7. Something social

Why do so few collectors attempt a full set of the Twenty Cent Pieces? One of the answers is the 1876-CC. With a survival rate of 12-20 known, this issue is one of the classic rarities of numismatics.

Posted by The Coin Show on Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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