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. Lithuania celebrates language with circulating
commemorative €2 coin: The design shows the word translating to
“thank you” — which is considered one of the most beautiful words in
the Lithuanian language.
4. Packaging problems delay issue of Limited Edition
Silver Proof set: Mint officials announced Nov. 4 that the set
would not be offered Nov. 23 as planned, with release status changed
to "to be determined" or TBD.
3. Denmark’s most expensive coin sells at auction Nov.
3 for record price: Auction house Bruun Rasmussen sold the 1658
silver 2-speciedaler coin Nov. 3 in Copenhagen to a floor bidder who
lives in Norway.
2. Prooflike Denver Mint coins found in 2015
Uncirculated Mint set: The Prooflike surfaces apparently result
from environmental conditions at the Denver Mint and the subsequent
handling of the coins.
1. Hong Kong firm sues government over $3.25 million in
seized mutilated U.S. coins: The suit from Wealthy Max Ltd.,
headquartered in Kowloon, was filed in U.S. District Court for the
Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia on the same day U.S.
Mint officials announced a six-month suspension of the Mutilated Coin
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