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. Decoding British Coins: Some coins indicate source
of metal: British coins reveal the secrets of metal origin,
financial distress, and political messages.
City Mint coins unwanted when first struck but now they are wildly
popular: Q. David Bowers writes about the sought-after coins of
the Carson City Mint, including the Morgan dollar.
3. United States Mint to offer 1-ounce silver Proof
2015-W American Eagle dollar beginning Jan. 2: The initial price
is set at $48.95, reflecting the current silver market.
2. How can someone successfully invest in rare coins?:
7 lessons in collecting: Robert W. Shippee, author of
Pleasure and Profit, talks to Coin World about how one
can succeed in the hobby.
1. U.S. Mint moves deadline for ordering 2014
commemorative coins: The cutoff is noon Eastern Time Dec. 30, a
day earlier than previously expected.
Keep up with CoinWorld.com's top stories as they are published:
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Dec. 19, and
10:26 a.m. Friday, Dec. 26.