It’s time to catch up on the week that was, in numismatic insights and news.
is looking back at its five
most-read stories of the week, according to reader metrics.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. 20,000 fourth-century Roman coins discovered by
English metal detectorist: Hoard was first discovered nearly a
year ago in a town on England's southern shore.
4. Rules for when coins are to be removed from
circulation and melted guide U.S. Mint: The Mint identifies two
broad categories of coins that are candidates for being removed from
circulation to be melted.
3. Gold American Eagle
bullion coin sales from U.S. Mint more than double in
investing amid falling precious metals prices triggered the
2. Genuine 1922 Grant, With Star commem used to strike
fake that could fool collectors: With a low mintage, the coin is
well worth the effort to counterfeit.
1. Rare issue 1879-CC Morgan dollar in black GSA holder
sold for $42,777: 'Buy the Holder' Market Analysis: “Buy the
coin, not the holder” is an oft-repeated adage. Three recent online
auctions proved exceptions to this rule.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Sept. 26, and
9:33 a.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 3.