It’s time to catch up on the week that was in numismatic insights and news.
Coin World is looking back at its five most-read stories of the week.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Fit for a King, amendment threatened our coins and
notes: Bill Gibbs weighs in on the proposed amendment that would
have blocked the redesign of the $20 Federal Reserve note. (More on
the amendment below.)
4. Finland ringed-bimetallic €2 coin honors philosopher
Georg Henrik von Wright: The late professor at the University of
Cambridge was born June 14, 1916, and died June 16, 2003.
3. Go ahead and ask your teller for Eisenhower dollars:
Found in Rolls: Whenever Bill O'Rourke goes to the bank or
credit union to obtain rolls of coins like cents, 5-cent coins or
dimes, he also asks for any unusual coins that might be available.
2. House Rules Committee stops King amendment to end
currency redesign: The proposed amendment would have blocked the
redesign of the $20 Federal Reserve note to feature abolitionist
Harriet Tubman, affected designs for future U.S. coins, including
America the Beautiful quarter dollars, and more if enacted.
1. Gold and silver prices are skyrocketing after the
Brexit vote: Bloomberg reported that the gold surge was the most
drastic since the height of the 2008 global financial crisis. How high
did the price go?
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