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. Premiums rise for Proof 2014-W American Eagle
1-ounce gold coin: Those trying to buy a Proof 2014 American
Eagle gold coin in its original packaging will likely have to pay 7 to
10 percent higher on the secondary market.
4. U.S. Mint confiscates 1804 dollars — in the 19th
century: It's a nightmare scenario for many hobbyists: Mint
officials contact owners of rare 1804 dollars and demand their return,
then destroy most of them.
3. PCGS MS-65, CAC 1893-S Morgan dollar brings $646,250
in Oct. 2 Legend sale in Las Vegas: The coin was one of five
Morgan dollars from the Sunnywood/Simpson Collection that each
realized more than $100,000.
2. Roman coin find
among largest hoards in Great Britain: Announced Sept. 26, 2014,
the discovery was made in November 2013 by East Devon builder and
metal detector enthusiast Laurence Egerton.
1. U.S. Mint gets ready to launch four-coin Kennedy
silver half dollar set on Oct. 28: The set is composed of four
coins — one from each of the United States Mint’s production
facilities — each struck in a different finish.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Oct. 3, and
Thursday, Oct. 9.