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. Coin World offers first glimpse at Walking Liberty
gold half dollars: Monday Morning Brief: The dust is barely
settled from the excitement over the U.S. Mint’s Sept. 8 release of
the 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial gold quarter dollar and another
limited-edition is on the horizon to whet collector appetites.
4. Were you there when the BEP had to ‘COPE’ with paper
money anomalies?: It’s been 40 years since an unprecedented
flood of Federal Reserve note errors began pouring into circulation.
3. Roman coins that depict buildings that still stand
are highly coveted: A highlight from an upcoming Numismatica Ars
Classica auction depicts the Triumphal arch of Septimius Severus,
which still stands today in Rome.
2. First look: U.S. Mint's 2017 American Liberty $100
gold coin: The design depicts Liberty as an African-American woman,
facing left, wearing a crown of stars as an homage to the Statue of
Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol dome.
1. What are the odds of a gold American Eagle being
struck on the wrong planchet?: Professional Coin Grading Service
graded and encapsulated an example of the wrong planchet error that
APMEX submitted to the grading service after identifying the coin’s
gold fineness as suspect.
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