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:
Sales of platinum 1-ounce American Eagle bullion
coins continue monthly slide since March program
resumption: U.S. Mint has recorded no sales of the platinum
bullion coin during the first half of July.
4. United States Mint planning to release seven
50th anniversary Kennedy half dollars in 2014: Coins in
two sets only available in sets, plus single, dual-dated, .9999 fine
3. PCGS certifies five rare
1921, 1922 Peace dollars from estate of former Mint Director Raymond
T. Baker: Dollars illustrate historic transitional changes in
the original High-Relief design.
Counterstamped 1925 Stone Mountain half dollar
sells for $1,710 in GreatCollections.com auction: Among
the more plentiful of the classic-era commemoratives is the 1925 Stone
Mountain half dollar.
1. U.S. Mint plans to limit
sales of Proof gold 1964-2014-W Kennedy 50th Anniversary half dollar
at ANA: 500 coins will be available each of five days,
and there will be a two-coin limit on the first day.
Editor’s note: Metrics were measured in between Saturday, July 12,
and Friday, July 18.