The week is winding down, and it’s time to catch up on what happened
in the numismatic world.
To look back at Coin World's five most-read stories of the
week, click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Two popular key dates in top grades at Regency
XXVI: A MS-66+ red 1914-D Lincoln cent and an MS-67 1916 Standing
Liberty quarter dollar are two key dates of the early 20th century in
an upcoming Legend auction.
4. Federal grand jury indicts top Northwest Territorial
Mint officials: Two officials of the now bankrupt Northwest
Territorial Mint have both been indicted by a federal grand jury in
connection with multiple bullion fraud schemes.
3. Volatility pushes palladium spot price up 23.5
percent in nine trading days: Volatility in the palladium market
sparked by concerns over Russian metal supplies pushed the price of
the precious metal per troy ounce up 23.5 percent.
2. 1854-S Coronet gold $5 half eagle ‘discovery of a
lifetime’: Identification of a fourth surviving 1854-S Coronet
gold $5 half eagle is labeled the “discovery of a lifetime.”
1. The $2 Federal Reserve note celebrates an
anniversary and how many notice?: On April 13, the anniversary
of the reintroduction of the $2 bill as a small-size Federal Reserve
note was the topic of the “Back Story” in the New York Times.
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