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Silver set sparks March of Dimes sales, ModernCoinMart sold

More than half of the Proof 2015-W March of Dimes silver dollars sold are included in the three-coin March of Dimes Special Silver Set.

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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. Collectors' Clearinghouse: Some damaged errors are indeed genuine: On rare occasions, what appears to be a badly damaged error coin turns out to be legitimate in all respects.

4. ModernCoinMart has been sold to GovMint.com owner Asset Marketing Services: Asset Marketing Services LLC already owns three other numismatic companies.

3. Louis Golino: Lower household limits needed for 2015 Presidential Coin and Chronicles Sets: A long-standing complaint of many regular purchasers of U.S. Mint products is that household limits are typically too high.

2. Take a short quiz to test your numismatic knowledge: Q. David Bowers of Stack's Bowers offers up a quiz to see just how well you know your numismatics.

1. More than half of March of Dimes coin sales tied to currently unvavailable Special Silver Set: Of the 141,364 March of Dimes silver dollars reported sold by the U.S. Mint, 120,384 are Proofs, with more than 62 percent being in the Special Silver Set

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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, May 8, and 9:19 a.m. ET Friday, May 15.

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