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. If a coin collector has $500 to spend, what should
they buy to get great value?: Collector Basics: Col. Steve
Ellsworth talks about where collectors can find good value in today’s market.
4. Mint confirms printing error on Great Smoky
Mountains National Park quarters set COA: The certificates
wrongly list the date of the park's establishment as 1962, not 1926.
3. Specialists identify counterfeit 1900-O/CC Morgan
dollar with links to Micro O fakes: The coin has die links to
the fake dollars identified more than a decade ago that remain popular
2. Seventh 76-mm silver Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace
medal a yard sale discovery: The rarity found in an unusual
venue is set to be offered in a February Stack's Bowers auction.
1. Collector finds 1969-S DDO Lincoln cent after
searching through 12,000 cents in rolls: Perseverance paid off,
to the tune of $19,800, for the Kentucky collector who made the find.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Nov. 7, and
9:40 a.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 14.