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. In an age of alternative payments, what is the
future of traditional money?: A new report, just issued, should
assuage the fear of collectors that, with the rise of alternate
payment technologies, currency will soon be a thing of the past.
4. Secondary market prices rise after quick American
Liberty silver medal sellout: Within minutes of the sellout, the
medals that were priced at $34.95 were trading at about $100 each on
dealer trading networks.
3. Updated Whitman book queries: Was a 1964 Morgan
dollar struck?: The new book includes a numismatic bombshell:
recent discoveries and photographs revealing tooling for the
previously unknown 1964 Morgan silver dollar.
2. Noncollector discovers rarest date in Morgan series
while going through deceased father’s possessions: Professional
Coin Grading Service’s Meet the Expert sessions at the 2016 American
Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money sure ended with a bang.
1. More details on the 1964 Morgan dollar: Here’s what
we know now: Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker has shared details
about the previously unknown 1964 Morgan dollar that will be featured
in the upcoming edition of A Guide Book of Morgan Dollars.
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