Mint changes 2014 ordering deadline, author explains how to make money with rare coins: Week's Most Read

Coin World looks back at the five most popular stories from the last week
By , Coin World
Published : 12/26/14
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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. Decoding British Coins: Some coins indicate source of metal: British coins reveal the secrets of metal origin, financial distress, and political messages.

4. Carson 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'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.

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