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. U.S. Mint releases details for 2015 Coin and
Chronicles Set - John F. Kennedy: Collectors on Sept. 15 will
have twice as many sets available to purchase as were originally planned.
4. American $1 Coin and Currency set to contain
Enhanced Uncirculated 2015-W Native American dollar: The set
contains interesting historical information about the Mohawk
Ironworkers and their contributions to “high iron” construction work
on New York City skyscrapers
3. Hobby fighting proposed cultural property
regulations in Germany: Ursula Kampmann, founder and publisher
of CoinsWeekly.com, posted the online petition on July 21, and within
48 hours had received signatures from Germany and 57 other countries,
including the United States.
2. 1933 gold double eagle case continues as court
vacates earlier ruling that awarded coins to family: Uncertainty
continues to surround the fate of the Langbord family’s 10 1933
Saint-Gaudens double eagles that were allegedly found more than a
decade ago in a safe deposit box.
1. Gold American Eagle bullion sales in July more than
double June's total [INFOGRAPHIC]: Sales of the U.S.
Mint's American Eagle gold bullion coins to authorized purchasers
totaled 170,000 ounces in July 2015.
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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, July 31, and
9:54 a.m. ET Friday Aug. 7.