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 new
stories of the week, according to reader metrics.
the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. A month of diligently searching rolls finally yields
two different Presidential dollar coins: By concentrating his
roll searching efforts on cents, half dollars and small-sized dollar
coins, a Coin World columnist got a real kick out of the
variety of collectible coins that turned up.
4. Kagin’s breaks apart 14-coin lot from Saddle Ridge
gold coin hoard, two $20 double eagles sell: Potential buyers
from abroad express interest in Amazon offerings.
3. Double-denomination Series 1974 '$30' note sells for
$28,200 in Heritage ANA auction: The 'King of errors' sold
during the Currency Platinum Night auction at the World's Fair of Money.
2. Market starts to sort itself out for gold Kennedy
half dollars after 'hoopla' during release: For prices to remain
high, there needs to be sustained demand. The coin market is smart,
and has a way of sorting these things out.
1. Holey dollar, ‘Dump’ coins among 12 rarities stolen
from exhibit in Australia: The theft occurred Aug. 6, confirmed
Victoria Bond, manager, media & communications branch, at the
State Library of New South Wales.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top
stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Saturday, Aug. 23, and
10:30 a.m. ET on Friday, Aug. 29.