Record gold hoard found in Israel, Ronald Reagan coin planned
- Published: Feb 20, 2015, 4 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. Record price paid for Enhanced Uncirculated 2014-D Native American $1 coin labeled 'Missing Edge Lettering': The only known example realized $12,934.90 in a GreatCollections online auction.
4. Mint to issue another Reverse Proof coin: The Reverse Proof 2015-P Roosevelt dime that's to be in a special set this year is a first for the denomination.
3. Ronald Reagan to be recognized on Presidential dollar, Nancy Reagan on First Spouse gold $10 coin in 2016: This outcome supersedes Mint statements that the programs would end in 2016 with Gerald and Betty Ford.
2. Who does the gold-coin hoard found in Israel belong to?: It is not the members of the diving club who first came across the coins.
1. Israel's largest-ever gold hoard discovery reported at ancient harbor: Nearly 2,000 coins from the 11th century were found by a diving club in an ancient harbor.
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Feb. 13, and 9:19 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20.