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Royal Mint unveils giant L10,000 gold coin
From the Press Association
via The Guardian, London
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The Royal Mint has produced a 10-kilogram (22-pound) gold coin, the biggest in its 1,100-year history. It took 400 hours to produce the coin -- described by the Mint as a “masterwork” -- including four days of polishing.
The coin has already been sold. The Mint did not give details about the sale or buyer, but said a coin of this calibre and craftsmanship would be priced in the region of six figures.
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Honey Badger Silver's Chad Williams
talks with Chris Marcus of Arcadia Economics
Honey Badger Silver's executive chairman, Chad Williams, tells Chris Marcus of Arcadia Economics that "inflation is here" already and that rising interest rates didn't impede gold and silver in the 1970s and won't necessarily impede them today.
Honey Badger Silver is a Canadian silver company based in Toronto that is building a portfolio of silver and other assets. The company has a big position in Ontario's prolific Thunder Bay Silver District. The company's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TUF and over the counter in the U.S. as HBEIF. The company's internet site is here:
Williams' interview with Marcus is 25 minutes long and can be viewed at YouTube here:
The 20-centimeter-wide coin was created by a team of master craftspeople at the Mint, combining traditional skills with innovative technology. Modern techniques were used at the start of the process, with engraving machines used to carefully cut the design on to the coin, which has a denomination of L10,000. ...
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