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. Collectors need to spot the difference between
genuine and fake coin toning: Every home hobbyist should know
the fundamentals of rainbow toning and how to distinguish that from
4. Batman features on exclusive collector coins from
Niue: Purchasers of both gold and silver coins may use an
augmented reality feature with an Android or Apple tablet or mobile phone.
3. Government, Langbord family present oral arguments
as Philadelphia Court of Appeals hears 1933 $20 case: It was the
latest installment in the saga of determining who owns the 10 1933
Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagles the Langbord family says it found in a
safe deposit box.
2. Collectors love finding coins bearing the 'CC' Mint
mark from the Carson City Mint: Today, coins of the Carson City
Mint are more appreciated than are issues from any other of the Mints
in operation in the past two centuries.
1. Federal judge sentences Liberty Dollar creator Dec.
2 to probation for 2011 conviction: U.S. District Court Judge
Richard L. Voorhees sentenced Bernard von NotHaus, who is 70 years old.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Nov. 28, and
9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5.