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New Domed Coins for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

May 5, 2014 in Coins, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, Monnaie de Paris, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

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The Monnaie de Paris has released a set of gold and silver domed coins to mark the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. These coins may see some added attention following the United States Mint’s recent release of the extremely popular domed Baseball Hall of Fame Coins.

The authorizing legislation for the US Mint’s program actually made specific reference to a previous domed coin issued by the Monnaie de Paris. It was included as the sense of the Congress that the Baseball coins should be produced with concave and convex surfaces in a fashion similar to the 2009 International Year of Astronomy Coins.

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