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Coin may replace dollar bill

A dollar could start to carry more weight to it in the literal sense.  Full story

Outerwall: Defining Success

As Outerwall expands its range of products and services, the metrics of success are no longer as simple as transactions per day. Full story

The Secret to a Successful Kiosk? Location, Location, Location

Automated retail is all about relationships, and finding the right venue for each machine Full story

The Evolution From Coins to Coffee, and Beyond

Do you like getting new releases from Redbox? Thank the bank that turned down a grad student's coins two decades ago. Full story

Ancient African Coins Spark International Treasure Hunt

Can a handful of ancient African coins, discovered almost 70 years ago by a lone soldier on a remote island, rewrite history? Full story

U.S. bullion coin demand still at unprecedented levels -Mint

WEST POINT, New York (Reuters) - The appetite for U.S. American Eagle gold and silver bullion coins is still at unprecedentedly high levels almost two months after a historic sell-off in gold unleashed years of pent-up demand from retail investors, the head of the U.S. Mint said on Wednesday. Full story

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  Business of Minting Gold Coins

CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides a first-hand look at the minting process for collectible precious metal coins, from the West Point Mint, where all American Eagle coins are produced.

  Town sues ‘Robin Hood’ parking-meters fairies

Officials in a small New Hampshire town claim that a band of merry men, feeding coins in strangers’ parking meters, are harassing traffic officers. WHDH’s Ryan Schulteis reports.

  Gold for the Golden Years

Despite what's happening with gold prices, people have been wanting the physical stuff so much the U.S. mint this week temporarily suspended sales of 1/10th an ounce gold coins, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  Rare Nickel Sells For $3.17 Million

The 1913 Liberty Head nickel sold at auction for more than expected. The winning buyer said it is "one of the greatest coins at that price range."

  Will the Bitcoin Bubble Burst?

Is the online currency here to stay or should people back away from the digital coins? CNBC's Kayla Tausche; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance columnist; and Leigh Gallagher, Fortune Magazine, discuss.

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