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. U.S. Mint 2018 Uncirculated Coin set sales to begin
in mid-May: At noon Eastern Time May 14, collectors can begin
placing orders with the U.S. Mint for the 20-coin 2018 Uncirculated
4. Australia circulates colorful $2 coin marking
eternal flame: As part of the Anzac Centenary Coin Program, the
Royal Australian Mint released more than 5.5 million Lest We Forget –
Eternal Flame $2 coins into circulation in time for April 25’s ANZAC Day.
3. Karl Marx’s hometown marks 200th birthday with €0
note: The birthplace of the founder of communism celebrates Karl
Marx’s 200th birthday with a local note that has no face value.
2. 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.
1. Tubman $20 Federal Reserve note’s future still
uncertain: It now has been two years since Jack Lew announced the
Tubman note, but its future is uncertain and even if approved, it may
not circulate until 2026.
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