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. American Eagle silver bullion coins sales by U.S.
Mint dip 29 percent in May: Sales of American Eagle gold bullion
coins dropped 27 percent over the same period.
4. Louis Golino: March of Dimes secondary market taking
shape: Sets in their original government packaging that have been
opened started off at about $90, then moved to $100, and some online
auctions for them have recently reached the $120 level.
3. U.S. Mint explains depletion of inventory of 2014-W
Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse gold coins: When the United
States Mint established a maximum mintage of 10,000 for each of the
four 2014 First Spouse $10 gold coins, it did not guarantee it would
mint that many.
2. 1893 commemorative coin found in roll 122 years
after issue: Almost never does 'Found in Rolls' columnist Bill
O'Rourke find a coin like the one he discovered this month.
1. Collectors discover doubled dies on America the
Beautiful quarter dollars: John Wexler's latest Varieties
Notebook column is focused on quarters with doubled dies.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, May 29, and
9:52 a.m. ET Friday, June 5.