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. CCAC makes its Mark Twain commemorative design
recommendations: The design recommended for the silver dollar
reverse was actually submitted for obverse consideration.
4. Coins from Alexander the Great era among treasures
found in Israel cave: It is the second notable coin find in
Israel in recent months.
3. Commemorative coins honoring Mark Twain long
overdue: Bill Gibbs thinks Twain would be amused with the honor,
and he was vain enough that he would also be a bit pleased.
2. Gold prospector willing to part with 87-ounce nugget
find for a price: A minimum of $200,000 in Australian dollars,
that's $154,572 U.S., will do the trick says Mick Brown.
1. Three-coin 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set
goes on sale May 4 from U.S. Mint: The set includes two
specially struck Roosevelt silver dimes.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, March 6, and
9:37 a.m. ET Friday, March 13.