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.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Gold dime reaches 'currently unavailable' status on
first day of sales: The 2016-W Winged Liberty Head dime reached
"currently unavailable" status not long after it went on
sale April 21.
4. Standing Liberty quarter dollar celebrates
centennial: On May 23, 1916, Hermon MacNeil was informed by the
director of the Mint that his designs for the new quarter dollar to be
released later that year had been accepted “and are hereby approved.”
The Standing Liberty quarter dollar had just been born.
3. Pattern 1913 Indian Head 5-cent piece to
auction: Patterns are taking center stage at Heritage’s 2016
Central States Numismatic Society auctions, April 27 to May 1, in
2. Mint pricing grid incorporates 2016 Centennial gold
coins: Based on the current range for the spot price of gold per
troy ounce on the London PM fix, the Winged Liberty Head gold dime was
priced at just over $200 per coin.
1. What makes an 1839 Coronet cent a 'Silly Head'
example?: The top-graded coin in Part II of the Twin Leaf offering
was an 1839 Coronet cent graded Mint State 66 brown by Professional
Coin Grading Service.
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