2. ANA show without major launch
"Despite market speculation to the contrary, sales for neither the 2015 Coin & Chroncles Set - Dwight D. Eisenhower nor the 2015-W American Liberty, High Relief $100 gold coin will be launched at the Aug. 11 to 15 American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill."
3. Joys of Collecting
Q. David Bowers looks back at how the Coinage Act of 1834 aided gold output in his latest Coin World column.
4. Star Trek coins
Going where no mint has gone before once again:
Two new coins from the Perth Mint feature the television program Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
5. Precious metals pricing
Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 3:37 p.m. ET Thursday: