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. 2,500-year-old gold and silver coins found in U.S.
college's library: More than 50 Greek and Roman coins were found
in University at Buffalo's archive.
4. Casino owner altered surfaces of coins to stem
exodus as souvenirs: The public still removed the coins from the
casino regardless of their condition.
3. $60,000 gold coin is lost at ANA National Money
Show, found and returned within hours: The honest finder
received a 1925 Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagle as a reward.
2. 'Older, haggard' image of Ronald Reagan chosen by
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee: The design was a quick,
decisive choice during CCAC's March 5 meeting.
1. Low-mintage 'King of Morgan dollars' example sells
for nearly $40,000: Coin World's latest Market Analysis
is focused on Proof 60 Morgan dollars.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, March 13, and
9:22 a.m. ET Friday, March 20.