1. Museum trying to keep Anglo-Saxon coin hoard
Ahead of acquiring 21 coins for display, the Bucks County
Museum is trying to raise money that would be used to obtain the more
than 5,200 coins if the hoard is declared treasure by the coroner, according to The Bucks Herald.
Bucks County is already making some headway, with £3,000 in pledges
thus far from around the world.
Learn more about the campaign here.
2. The Queen appears on modernized note marking her 2012 Diamond Jubilee
"The States of Jersey issued a £100 note that broke some new
ground for images of the queen, especially for bank notes. The note
features a printed image of the queen based on artist Chris Levine and
holographer Rob Munday’s holographic portrait of her, titled Equanimity."
Have a look.
3. London auction highlight
An extremely rare pattern £5 gold coin that was designed as George
III lay dying in 1820 and effectively became a commemorative piece for
the king is expected to sell for £200,000 to £250,000 during a
September Dix Noonan Webb auction in London.
See the coin, and learn about it.
4. Precious metals pricing
Kitco.com currently lists the following prices per
5. Hot topics
Check out the three most-read stories of the last week:
Why the modern world coin third-party-graded
market is growing
Federal government to return millions of dollars
in Liberty Dollars seized by authorities in 2007
Enhanced Uncirculated 2015-W Native American
dollar in 2015 American $1 Coin and Currency set
6. Something social