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. Panama's giant silver coin of the 1970s paved the
way: The Franklin Mint issues are "parents" for modern
5-ounce silver coins.
4. A woman will be put on the $10 Federal Reserve note,
U.S. Treasury announces: The to-be-determined woman will begin
appearing on the notes in 2020.
3. Eager anticipation: Breaking down the gold 1916
centennial coins: One of the most prominent of factors in the
centennial coin’s production is the Mint’s decision to employ sculptor
Hermon A. MacNeil’s original Bared Breast obverse.
2. 2015-W American Liberty, High Relief gold coin to be
1-ounce, $100 face value issue: The designs chosen are those
recommended by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the
Commission of Fine Arts.
1. Here's what people are saying about putting a woman
on the $10 bill: Those giving opinions range from U.S. Treasury
Secretary Jacob Lew to actress Helen Hunt
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, June 19, and
9:33 a.m. ET Friday, June 26.