Thursday, February 28, 2013
According to National Post, the Canadian government has halted distributing pennies to financial institutions, bringing the tawny, maple-leaf-adorned coin one big step closer to total extinction. The Canadian Press reported . . .
Read more at The Huffington Post
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The 17th Century Cob and piece of eight were recovered from the wreck of HMS Association, lost at sea in . . .
Read more at Falmouth Packet
Monday, February 25, 2013
At that time he was an amateur coin collector. He had an eye particularly for buffalo nickels. When he would . . .
Read more at Americus Times-Recorder
That’s according to a first-ever audit conducted last year by the Treasury Department of U.S. gold on deposit at Federal Reserve banks in New York and . . .
Read more at The Los Angeles Times
The chart of the day shows that in 2012, the penny cost almost 2 cents to make and the nickel more than . . .
Read more at Bloomberg
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Film crews for the Discovery Channel series were onboard Odyssey’s ships during 2012 operations and captured the record-breaking recovery of 48 tons of silver bullion from the Gairsoppa site.
Read more at shipwreck.net