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 new stories of
the week, according to reader metrics. Click the links to read the stories.
Here they are in reverse order:
National Baseball Hall of Fame Young Collectors
set goes on sale by the U.S. Mint July 28: The set
includes an Uncirculated 2014-D copper-nickel clad half dollar housed
in a plastic capsule to be swiveled on its axis inside the
Paper money hoards often found stuffed in cigar
boxes or hidden under floorboards of old barns: Coin
World's profile of the D.B. Cooper skyjacking wraps up with a look
at how other paper money hoards have been found.
Depth, quality of ANA auctions may mark the start
of a new golden age in U.S. paper money collecting: In
World's Fair of Money auctions put on by Heritage and Stack's Bowers,
millions of dollars’ worth of notes will find new owners within a span
of just days.
Collectors still fueling sales of 2014-W Proof
American Eagle silver dollars from the United States Mint:
Sales of the U.S. Mint's 2014 silver coin has exceeded 620,000 and is
on pace to surpass sales of the 2013 edition.
1. Canada plans new
circulating $2 coin with iconic wartime image: 'Wait for Me,
Daddy’ coin from the Royal Canadian Mint marks the anniversaries of
two world wars.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor’s note: Metrics were measured in between Saturday, July 19,
and 10:30 a.m. ET on Friday, July 25.