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. Eager anticipation: Breaking down the gold 1916
centennial coins: Among the most prominent factors in the
centennial coins' production is the Mint’s decision to employ sculptor
Hermon A. MacNeil’s original Bared Breast obverse, introduced in 1916,
for the 2016 quarter dollar.
4. Donald G. Partrick Collection auctions postponed at
consignor's request: “Because the family has no immediate use
for additional funds, and Don continues to delight in his collection,
they proposed an extension agreement,” said Heritage Co-Chairman,
3. 1982 Washington quarter looms large in the modern
market: Market Analysis: The modern segment of the U.S. coin
market continues to grow, and a large part of the demand is being
driven by third-party grading services.
2. Auto mechanic’s valuable error Chinese note draws
attention years after discovery: The 100-yuan note was pegged at
a value of 1.5 million yuan by one auction house.
1. United States Mint releases image mock-ups for 2016
gold dime, quarter dollar, half dollar: The Winged Liberty Head
dime, Standing Liberty quarter dollar and Walking Liberty half dollar
will be issued as numismatic products marking the centennial
anniversaries of all three coins.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, June 12, and
9:14 a.m. ET Friday, June 19.