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. ANA conventioneers to have chance to see 1974-D
aluminum cent: United States Mint officials are fulfilling a
promise to publicly exhibit the 1974-D Lincoln aluminum cent.
4. Teenaged collector among those finding doubled die
varieties in change: The Lincoln cents with the Union Shield
reverse design are only in their seventh year of production, but they
are proving to be a fertile hunting ground for die varieties.
3. Ohio Penitentiary inmates counterfeit United States
coins from within prison walls: If you could write with your
change in Columbus, Ohio, you knew were the coins came from.
2. 2016-W Standing Liberty gold quarter dollars: When
they'll be on sale: Mint officials have not yet disclosed the
maximum mintage nor household ordering restrictions. Pricing will be
announced the week the coins go on sale.
1. Langbord family loses appeal to regain ownership of
1933 double eagles: It looks like the government will get the
keep the Langbord family’s 10 1933 Saint-Gaudens gold double eagles
that were allegedly discovered in a family’s safe deposit box shortly
after the sole 1933 double eagle that can be privately owned was sold
for $7.6 million in 2002.
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