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.
Click the links to
read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Standing Liberty, male Mercury among notable U.S.
numismatic nudes: Gerry Tebben highlighted them in his latest
Five Facts blog post.
4. Odyssey Marine Exploration continues to recover
treasure from SS Central America: Gold, gold and more gold in
being brought up in the form of coin, nuggets and dust.
3. Legislation aims to replace $1 paper note with $1
coin to same money, prevent waste: Preventing waste and
implementing cost savings and revenue enhancement would summarize the
purpose of the 17-page bill.
2. Convict’s love
token, made from 1797 British Cartwheel penny, realizes $560 U.S. in
auction: The artifact of a
convict’s love nearly tripled its estimate when sold in Noble
Numismatics’ July 29 sale.
1. Sales versus certified: numbers for Proof
Kennedy gold 50th Anniversary half dollars don’t match: The
cumulative totals reported graded and encapsulated by grading
services exceed the number of coins offered and reported sold at the
August ANA convention.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Saturday, Aug. 30, and
9:00 a.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 5.