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. What does the quick sellout of the silver Homestead
bullion coin mean?: On March 31 the U.S. Mint announced that it
had sold out of the 5-ounce silver 2015 Homestead National Monument of
America quarter dollars.
4. Park ranger stumbles upon trove of silver coins in
remote Polish forest: The coins were housed in two large clay
pots at the time of the discovery.
3. The £34 million worth of silver coins from SS
City of Cairo wreck have been melted:
The shipwreck took place 500 miles off the coast of St. Helena
in the south Atlantic in 1942.
2. 2015 Coin and Chronicles sets to include Reverse
Proof Presidential dollar: The 2015 Coin and Chronicles Set —
Harry S. Truman is expected to be released sometime in December.
1. Heritage's third auction of Eugene H. Gardner's rare
coins set for May 12 in New York City: Highlights in Gardner III
include a rare 1870-S Seated Liberty silver dollar.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, April 24, and
9:45 a.m. ET Friday, May 1.
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