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. Fred Weinberg makes a living off of other people's
mistakes: The professional numismatist focuses on errors and the
4. Federal investigators uncover scheme to defraud U.S.
Mint with counterfeit mutilated coins: A civil complaint seeks
the forfeiture of $5.4 million in scheduled payments.
3. Inexpensive modern United States coins makes hobby
affordable: Scott Schechter highlights four historically
significant modern coins that can be bought for modest sums.
2. 1792 Birch cent brings $1,175,000 at Stack's Bowers'
March 26 Kendall Foundation auction in Baltimore: The rare
pattern coin is second finest of the seven known.
1. San Francisco moving on from group's plan to
renovate Old Mint: The city's lease agreement with the San
Francisco Museum and Historical Society was terminated on March 17.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, March 27, and
10:03 a.m. ET Friday, April 3.