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
Collection auctions generate $106.69 million total prices
realized: The D. Brent Pogue Collection of 600+ coins realized
$106.69 million across five separate auctions by Stack’s Bowers
Galleries and Sotheby’s.
News Money Watch explores the secrets of the $1 bill: CBS News
Money Watch took paper currency mainstream on April 5 with a feature
it called “Twenty things you didn’t know about dollar bills.”
rarity: Matte Proof 1922 Peace, High Relief dollar in CSNS
auction: A Matte Proof 1922 Peace, High Relief silver dollar is a
highlight of the April 27 Heritage auction at the CSNS show in
serial numbers (and a star) make Series 1934 $10 silver certificate
special: A Series 1934 $10 silver certificate offered in Heritage
Auctions’ April 29 Platinum Night U.S. Currency Auction bears two
different serial numbers.
purchase on eBay yields gold bars valued at more than $1.2
million: More than 60 pounds in gold bars believed looted by Iraqi
soldiers during the invasion of Kuwait in August 1990 were discovered
inside a military tank bought on eBay.
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