It’s that time again, when we catch up on what happened in the
numismatic world this week.
Coin World is looking back at its five most-read stories of the week.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Firm claims it has devised environmentally safe
extraction method for precious metals: EnviroLeach Technologies
in Vancouver, British Columbia, claims a new, safer way to reclaim
gold and other precious metals from electronic waste.
4. Contemporary counterfeit ancient aureus sells in CNG
auction: A contemporary counterfeit gold aureus passed as being
issued for Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius sold in Classical Numismatic
Group’s Sept. 13 auction.
3. Office of Inspector General releases results of
Treasury secretary travel probe: Investigative findings about
the use of government aircraft for Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin
to inspect the gold at Fort Knox were released Oct. 5.
2. Donald J. Trump enameled medal may be the ‘official’
one: Apparently, without public fanfare, what is being considered
(by some) President Trump’s official inaugural medal is being marketed
1. Ancient Roman coins found at Spanish mining
site: Treasure in the form of ancient Roman gold and silver coins
has been found at a mining site in Huelva, southern Spain.
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