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. A FUN attendee’s ‘terrifying’ Fort Lauderdale
airport experience: The 2017 FUN convention was in full swing
when shots were fired in a baggage claim area of the Fort
Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
4. FUN 2017: Huge gold ingots recovered from the SS
Central America still making a splash: The 327.97-ounce gold
ingot emerged from the wreck of the SS Central America nearly
30 years ago and was produced during the California Gold Rush.
3. Here’s your first look at an actual 2017 American
Liberty gold coin: The U.S. coin is the first to show Liberty
portrayed as an African American woman.
2. Liberty Dollar creator marks Trump inauguration with
a new series: The Inaugural Trump Dollar marks the Jan. 20,
2017, inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the
1. Apparently Prince had a serious stash of gold bars
when he died: Prince, the legendary musician who died in April,
was apparently quite a collector of gold bars, and his exact physical
gold holdings were recently revealed.
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