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 metrics.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. How one group is putting $100,000 in dollar and half
dollar coins into circulation: A thread on the Coin Community
Family forum earlier this week titled, “Project $100K. Circulating
Dollar and Half Dollar Coins."
4. Finding a Kennedy half dollar in circulation:
Until recently, Senior Editor Paul Gilkes hadn’t seen a Kennedy half
dollar in circulation or received one in change for years.
3. ‘Rarest silver coin of German Empire’ offered in
Künker sale: In 1917, the German State of Saxony issued
a Proof silver 3-mark coin celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Reformation.
2. 2015 Special Silver Set 'Currently Unavailable' from
United States Mint: Through June 7, the Mint received orders
totaling 74,913 of the maximum product limit of 75,000.
1. Collector discovers new variety for 1896 Indian Head
cents: Some have dubbed it the "Flying 9" variety
because of the horn-shaped raised metal protruding from the top right
of the 9 in the date.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, June 5, and
9:30 a.m. ET Friday, June 12.