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. Stamps in Presidential Coin & Chronicles sets
from secondary market: Several readers contacted Coin
World wondering how the Mint could acquire all 109,000 stamps
needed for the limited-edition sets.
4. Record sales of silver American Eagles within reach
for Mint: Add another 886,000 American Eagle silver bullion
coins to the U.S. Mint's calendar year 2015 sales total.
3. Canada honors wreck of SS Edmund Fitzgerald with
coin: Canada’s third and final coin in the Lost Ships in Canadian
Waters series honors a modern ship that wrecked in Lake Superior 40
2. Gold $4 Stella pattern to lead Baltimore Expo sale
by Stack's Bowers: The 1879 Flowing Hair gold $4 Stella pattern
has been off the market since the 1950s and is accompanied by a small
archive of correspondence related to coin dealing in the mid-20th century.
1. U.S. Court of Appeals hears arguments in 1933 double
eagle case: Representatives of the Langbord family and the
government met before all of the judges in Philadelphia’s U.S. Court
of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Oct. 14 as the fate of 10 1933
Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagles allegedly discovered in the
Langbord family’s safe deposit box remains up in the air after nearly
a decade of litigation.
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