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. Proof coins in circulation rolls: Found in
Rolls: It may surprise you to learn that Bill O'Rourke finds Proof
coins in Kennedy half dollar rolls on a fairly regular basis.
4. The amusement park dime: Gerald Tebben's Five
Facts: The 1982-P Roosevelt, No P dime touched off a wave of
change-scouring when it began to be found at Cedar Point near
3. American Eagle silver bullion coin sales reach
1,323,500 coins in single day, July 27: The authorized
purchasers followed up those totals with 1,221,500 more coins
purchased on July 28.
2. American Liberty, High Relief gold coin ‘currently
unavailable’ after sales top 30,000 within 75 minutes of
launch: The Mint's website indicates the coin is "currently
unavailable," though Adam Stump, deputy director of the Mint's
Office of Corporate Communications, said the item is not yet sold out.
1. Here's what the West Point Mint's bullion storage
vault looks like: What does a bullion vault look like? Coin
World senior editor Paul Gilkes shared just that on Facebook late
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, July 24, and
7:00 a.m. ET Friday July 31.