Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Folks line up for commemorative Kennedy gold coin
Posted on Wed, Aug 06, 2014
It was a mob scene, though a somewhat orderly one, at the U.S. Mint on Tuesday. Starting at noon, hundreds of people, almost all of them working for private coin dealers, were waiting on Fifth Street between Arch and Race Streets to be allowed to enter the gift shop - 10 at a time - to purchase a 50th anniversary commemorative President John F. Kennedy half-dollar made of ".9999 fine, 24-karat gold," to quote the Mint.
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