Silver Roosevelt dimes in new set, prospector prices gold nugget
- Published: Mar 13, 2015, 5 AM
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, according to reader metrics.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. CCAC makes its Mark Twain commemorative design recommendations: The design recommended for the silver dollar reverse was actually submitted for obverse consideration.
4. Coins from Alexander the Great era among treasures found in Israel cave: It is the second notable coin find in Israel in recent months.
3. Commemorative coins honoring Mark Twain long overdue: Bill Gibbs thinks Twain would be amused with the honor, and he was vain enough that he would also be a bit pleased.
2. Gold prospector willing to part with 87-ounce nugget find for a price: A minimum of $200,000 in Australian dollars, that's $154,572 U.S., will do the trick says Mick Brown.
1. Three-coin 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set goes on sale May 4 from U.S. Mint: The set includes two specially struck Roosevelt silver dimes.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, March 6, and 9:37 a.m. ET Friday, March 13.