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. Decision to diminish Alexander Hamilton appalls
former Federal Reserve chairman: Ben Bernanke used the word
“appalled” to describe his reaction to the possibility that Alexander
Hamilton’s position would be diminished.
4. United States Mint nixes American Liberty, High
Relief silver medal for 2015: The 1-ounce .999 fine silver medal
was anticipated to be a companion product to the 2015-W American
Liberty, High Relief, $100 gold coin.
3. Mint releases technical details for 2015-W American
Liberty, High Relief gold coin: The 2015-W American Liberty gold
coin will be struck three times, with the press operator inserting the
planchet and removing the coin manually.
2. Price of 1922 Peace dollar multiplies thanks to NGC
sample slab: Market Analysis: A new book by David Schwager on
sample slabs from third-party grading services is set to be released
on Sept. 17.
1. Government seeks 1933 gold double eagle rehearing
involving coins from 'the family of a thief': The ongoing saga
of the 10 1933 Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagles that turned up in
a Philadelphia family’s safe deposit box in 2003 continues.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, July 10, and
9:37 a.m. ET Friday July 17.