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 one firm seeks to meet collectors' demand for
limited-edition U.S. Mint products: When the United States Mint
offers customers a limited-edition product with highly restrictive
household limits, dealers and collectors can end up competing for the
same coins and sets.
4. Does Indian Head gold $10
eagle depict Irish immigrant girl?: Q David Bowers: New coin designs,
no matter how beautiful and desirable numismatists now consider them
to be, are the subject of many complaints and negative comments in the
3. Application of edge devices differs between Enhanced
Uncirculated 2014-D and 2015-W Native American dollars: The
differences between the 2014 and 2015 coins are the result of
different equipment being used to impart the edge inscriptions at
the Denver and West Point Mints.
2. Collectors jockey to get 2015 JFK Coin and
Chronicles sets: A number of Coin World readers were
reporting on the Coin World Facebook page soon after the JFK
set sales launch that they were able to place their orders with
1. Weekly allocation of American Eagle silver bullion
coins lowered: The authorized purchasers placed orders Sept. 14
for 573,000 of the 809,500 available coins, with the remainder
recorded sold Sept. 15.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Sept. 11, and
10:15 a.m. ET Friday, Sept. 18.