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, according to reader metrics. Click the links to read the
Here they are in reverse order:
United States Mint gears up for Aug. 5 sales of
Kennedy half dollar in .9999 fine gold: The Mint published
a pricing grid for the gold coin in a July 3 notice published in the
Kennedy half dollar does not resonate like it did
in the past; time to let an ‘old dog’ rest?: Regular
“irregular” Coin World contributor Jack Trammel voiced his
opinion in a Guest Commentary.
Uncut sheets of Series 1896 silver certificates,
once owned by Harry W. Bass Jr., in August ANA
auction: The uncut sheets were graded About Uncirculated 55 by
Paper Money Guaranty.
United States Mint imposes ordering limits for
50th Anniversary Kennedy half dollar product options: The
set contains two Uncirculated copper-nickel clad half dollars — one
2014-P coin struck at the Philadelphia Mint and one 2014-D coin struck
at the Denver Mint.
'Dramatic' bonded cluster of 1999 Lincoln cents
brings $2,700 at Baltimore Expo: In this spectacular
error, more silver-colored zinc is visible than rich copper, and the
center strike is boldly impressed on the obverse.
Editor’s note: Metrics were measured in between Saturday, July 5,
and 5:30 p.m. ET July 11.