1933 double eagles safe from melt: Week's Most Read
- Published: May 25, 2018, 6 AM
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. PCGS warns of altered 1792 Washington copper cent: A 1792 Washington copper “cent” used to be holed, but isn’t any longer, PCGS warns about the deceptive alterations.
4. Lustrous Wartime Jefferson 5-cent coin tops $5,000 at Central States sale: A lustrous and colorful 1945-S Jefferson 5-cent coin graded PCGS MS-65 full steps with an unusually boldly defined Monticello sold for $5,280 on April 27.
3. Two-headed 2000-P Jefferson 5-cent coin error realizes $20,520 at Platinum Night: A potentially unique two-headed 2000-P Jefferson 5-cent coin sold for $20,520 at Heritage’s 2018 CSNS auction in Schaumburg, Illinois.
2. Monday Morning Brief for May 21, 2018: Another 1933 double eagle on Mint’s radar: Mint official reveals that the Mint knows the location of another 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle, a coin the Mint says is illegal to own.
1. Mint officials know geographic location for another 1933 double eagle: Another U.S.-held 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is on the Mint’s radar, but Greg Weinman, the Mint’s senior legal counsel, said there are no current plans to have the Secret Service go after it.
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