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. Coin counterfeiters (and those who help them),
beware!: The Collectible Coin Protection Act, which President
Obama signed into law on Dec. 19, is an important tool to protect our hobby.
4. Finding patterns in the Top 10 Stories of
2014: As in the past, editorial staff members met in mid-December
to vote on the Top 10 stories they had covered in the past year.
3. American Eagle gold bullion sales in 2014 were the
lowest in 7 years: Sales so far in January 2015 have already
topped the totals of seven different months in 2014.
2. Q. David Bowers: A few things for collectors to
think about when making 2015 New Year's resolutions: If you are
making some New Year’s resolutions in numismatics, Bowers has two to suggest.
time capsule opened, Pine Tree shilling and other coins found
inside: A silver plate possibly attributed to Paul Revere, the
renowned silversmith; newspapers; and a number of coins were reported
to be in the time capsule.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Jan. 2, and
9:29 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9.