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  1. News - Hong Kong - BANKING AND FINANCE

    World's largest gold coin worth more than HK$300 million goes on display in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 05:38pm

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com The world’s largest gold coin, on its first visit outside Australia, was unveiled on Thursday at the Hang Seng Bank headquarters in Central as part of a showcase tour for the historic Perth Mint. The enormous coin weighs 1,012 kilograms and is made from 99.99 per cent pure gold. It is 31 inches wide, more than 4.7 inches thick, and took some 18 ...

  2. Business - Commodities - PRECIOUS METALS

    Gold rush sparks run on American Eagle coin

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Gold rush sparks run on American Eagle coin The US Mint ran out of its smallest American Eagle gold coin after demand surged following the biggest drop in futures ... anticipate suspension" of heavier coins. The Mint also sells 22-carat American Eagles of 1 ounce, half an ounce and a quarter ounce. "The one-ounce gold bullion coins are the most ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California couple unearth US$10m in gold coins while walking their dog

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:23am by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... Gold Rush-era coins unearthed in California last year by a couple as they walked their dog may be the greatest buried treasure ever found in the United States, worth more than US$10 million, ... on the couple’s land last April, said coin expert David McCarthy of currency firm Kagin’s. “We’ve seen shipwrecks in the past where thousands of gold coins were found in very high grade, but a buried ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California couple revisits gold rush with US$10 million find

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles A California couple who unearthed a trove of gold coins on their property are a few million dollars richer after the treasure was sold at auction. The unnamed couple uncovered eight cans filled with more than 1,400 coins in March, in what is believed to be the most valuable such find ever in the United States. On Tuesday night the coins went ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Gold-shop robber in Paris caught after shoot-out with police at Metro station

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Armed robber caught after Metro shoot-out A robber smashed into a rare-coin dealership in central Paris, made off with two trays of gold pieces and then staged a shoot-out in a crowded Metro station before being wounded and arrested by police. Coin dealer Claude Burgan said he had been opening his shop after lunch on Saturday when he was shoved ...

  6. Business - Commodities

    Gold demand falls 16pc in second quarter

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:09am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London India returns as largest buyer as purchasesof the yellow metal fall more steeply in China Gold demand down 16 per centin second quarter Gold demand fell 16 per cent in the second quarter, led by declines in India and China, the World Gold Council said. Global demand slipped to 963.8 tonnes from 1,148.3 tonnes a year earlier as jewellery purchases fell to the lowest ...

  7. Making the grade

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... Bernard Wan Coin collectors and dealers around the world now benchmark the value of a coin based on the 70-point Sheldon Scale, developed in 1949 by William Sheldon, a collector in the United States, to determine different levels of preservation of coins, with one denoting a worn and damaged condition, and 70 the perfect uncirculated condition. According to Michael Chou, chief ...

  8. Games coins a golden opportunity for collectors

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... million worth of the coins had already been sold. The collection has four series- a gold and silver countdown series, with one being released every year from 2009 to 2012; a gold series targeting ... of Britain; and the most popular, a series of 50-pence coins depicting each of the 29 Olympic sports. The silver and gold series were designed by the Royal Mint, while the 50-pence series came from ...

  9. Armed gang snatches gold-coin turtles in Sheung Shui raid

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... The Chinese three-striped box turtles, also known as gold-coin turtles, could be sold for around HK$6,000 each on the black market and used for medicine, police said. The gang, wearing face masks ... is possible the turtles were smuggled to the mainland for sale. They are said to have anti-cancer properties and people believe keeping gold-coin turtles can bring the owner good luck,' ...

  10. Victorian silver coins strike gold at auction

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A unique set of Victorian-era Hong Kong coins has been sold for GBP90,000 (HK$1.4 million) at auction in London. The five silver coins, which comprised a dollar, ... was originally owned by a Hong Kong family with several businesses in the city. They had held the coins for more than 100 years. Coins from the same series were produced for only three years, as the Hong ...




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