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. Treasure hunter Tommy Thompson reportedly had 500
gold coins sent to Belize: The man who discovered SS Central
America shipwreck pleaded guilty to contempt of court in April.
4. Collector finds four 2015 quarter dollar doubled die
varieties: In a December 2014 column John Wexler asked, “Who will
be the first to report a 2015 doubled die coin?” We have a winner.
3. 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set inching
toward sellout: A total of 52,540 sets sold the first day, at
$61.95 per set.
2. Sovereign for new sovereign: Royal Mint announces
limited edition gold coin: The gold coin marks the birth of the
second child from Duke, Duchess of Cambridge.
1. Small Vermont sale with a few notes, coins yields
unique Nevada national bank note: A 1902 Red Seal note of First
National Bank of Ely realizes $120,750 on a $2,000 to $5,000 estimate.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, May 1, and
10:11 a.m. ET Friday, May 8.