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. How a coin’s price can change when it sells in
multiple auctions: In looking at recent coin auctions, one can’t
help but notice the number of coins that return to auction quickly.
4. Unattributed proclamation medal purchase discovered
to be extreme rarity: One of now just six known examples of
silver 1789 East Florida Proclamation medals purchased for under $100
but worth thousands is coming to auction.
3. How far the price of gold has fallen during its
major November decline: The price of gold has been falling in
recent weeks as economic news has been generally positive and the U.S.
stock market has closed at record highs.
2. At least three 2016 products from the U.S. Mint
still scheduled for release: With calendar year 2016 quickly
winding down, several anticipated United States Mint numismatic
products still await release.
1. $30 million in counterfeit notes: Secret Service
makes its largest seizure ever: Peru has been known for several
years as the counterfeiting capital of the world. At least some of the
activity has now come to an end.
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