Stories tagged: coins
Thu., April 20, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It’s a mystery
British officials say they’ve been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a “life-changing” amount of money.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
On $100 gold coin, for first time, Lady Liberty is black
On one side of the new $100 gold coin from the U.S. Mint is the image of an eagle in flight, “with eyes toward opportunity and a determination to attain …
Wed., May 14, 2014
Fernandez likely headed for Tommy John surgery
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has a significant tear in his right elbow and the team doctor has recommended season-ending Tommy John surgery. Team president Michael Hill made the announcement …
Thu., March 20, 2014
Doug Clark: Trying to make heads or tails of Spokane’s coin craze
So the stooges on the Spokane County Commission (Larry, Moe and Girly) are blowing $5,125 to have 300 special coins made that they’ll give away to VIPs and cronies. This …
Thu., April 18, 2013
Idaho files suit against former CdA coin store
The Idaho Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit alleging that a former Coeur d’Alene coin store, its owner and its operator broke state consumer protection laws by failing to …
Wed., July 20, 2011, 4:30 p.m.
Jury says U.S. rightfully seized 1933 coins
The U.S. government rightfully seized a set of never-circulated 1933 gold coins from a Philadelphia woman who said she found the rare beauties in her late father’s bank deposit box, …
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010
Detective finds coins taken in burglary
The case of the missing gold coins has become one of recovered treasure – at least partly. Spokane County sheriff’s Detective Richard Gere has located some and has information that …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2009
Lincoln log cabin pennies released into circulation
WASHINGTON – As festivities marking the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth continue, the U.S. Mint has released the first of four new Lincoln pennies that will go into circulation …