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
Click the links to read the stories. Here they
are, in reverse order:
5. Sold out: 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency set,
limited edition of 50,000 sets reported sold: The set contains
an Enhanced Uncirculated 2014-D Native American dollar, available only
in the set.
4. Gold Proof Kennedy half dollar sales edging toward
maximum issue of 75,000 coins: According to Adam Stump, the
Mint's deputy director for the Office of Corporate Communications,
sales through Dec. 15 reached 69,569.
3. New American Eagle silver bullion sales record
reported by U.S. Mint: With more than 20 days to spare, the
previous record from 2013 was surpassed.
2. The man who spent $4.76 million on gold Nobel Prize
medal has returned it to its owner: A Russian billionaire thinks
it was 'unacceptable' for James Watson to part with the item.
1. Time capsule from era of Paul Revere, Sam Adams
discovered in Boston: A conservator from Boston's Museum of Fine
Arts worked to free the capsule on a Thursday afternoon.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Dec. 12, and
10:12 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19.