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
5. Hidden treasure trove of Canadian bank notes among
auction highlights: The focal point of the June 1 and 2 Toronto
Coin Expo was not the bourse floor of more than 50 dealers, but the
accompanying sale held by Geoffrey Bell Auctions.
4. Mysterious yet well researched: 1776 Continental
dollar in Spink auction: An example of one of the most
researched and yet still most mysterious coins struck before the
United States had even achieved its independence is up for sale.
3. Fractional gold American Liberty coin under
consideration for 2018: An American Liberty fractional gold coin
is under consideration by the U.S. Mint for release in 2018.
2. 1926 Sesquicentennial half dollar at MS-66+★ is
among the finest known: The 1926 American Independence
Sesquicentennial half dollar in Mint State 65 and finer is seldom
seen. More than 1 million were struck but most were melted.
1. Surfacing of two-headed Jefferson 5-cent coin
attracts attention: The marketing of a currently unique
two-headed 2000-P Jefferson 5-cent coin struck with two obverse dies
is generating a buzz in numismatic circles.
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