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, according to reader metrics.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Proposed U.S. Mint designs: 2018 Native American
dollar coin: We posted all of the 2018 Native American dollar
coin designs reviewed last week by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee.
4. Approved Mark Twain commemorative coin design
unveiling Nov. 27: The Mint's announcement will be the day
before a public unveiling of the designs at the sites of the four
recipients that will equally divide net surcharges from the sales of
3. CCAC recommends 2017, 2018 Native American dollar
coin reverses: The panel reviewed 13 proposed designs for the
2017 reverse and 15 for the 2018 reverse.
2. Selling silver to eventually melt not always wisest
option: During the surge in the spot price of silver leading up to
the high of $50 an ounce in February 1980, it was a common sight to
find people giving up family heirlooms made of the precious metal to
profit from the increased metal price.
1. Louis Golino to U.S. Mint: Strike 1916 centennial
coins in silver, too: Collectors are excited about the program,
but many have expressed strong interest in seeing the coins in silver
instead of, or in addition to, the planned gold.
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