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
Click the links to read the stories. Here they
are, in reverse order:
5. Counterfeiter fakes key-date 1886 Liberty Head
5-cent coin without using host coin: Only the 1885, 1912-S, and
of course the ultra-rare 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coins have lower
mintages than the 1886 coin.
4. Artist reimagines Lincoln cent with portrait of
Ronald Reagan: Replacing the familiar Lincoln with Reagan is an
artistic and political statement for the artist.
3. Mint drops maximum edition on four-coin silver
Kennedy half dollar sets to 225,000: The Mint initially
announced Oct. 24 a product limit of 300,000 units for the 50th
Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection.
of Kennedy half dollars in two-coin 50th Anniversary set graded
Specimen 70: Grading services say coin quality was affected by
1. A Newman Collection
Indian Head cent sold for only $42?: Newman’s ‘ordinary’ coins:
The Newman Collection with its subsequent auctions has something for
absolutely every budget.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Nov. 21, and
Friday, Nov. 28.