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.
Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. What does research firm say about investing in
palladium?: The U.S. Mint's planned palladium bullion coin might
be coming at the right time.
4. Why a 1983-P Washington quarter recently sold for
nearly $2,000: Modern issues in top grades like this one
continue to get the attention of collectors putting together grading
service Registry Sets.
3. Day one of the World’s Fair of Money: Viewing a
once-in-a-lifetime rarity, for the third time in 15 years:
Coin World senior editor Jeff Starck was on hand at the ANA
World's Fair of Money and caught a glimpse of the 1974-D aluminum cent.
2. Q. David Bowers: Grading an undefined hobby area in
determining coin's condition: Bowers writes that coin grading is
"the single most controversial" and "least
scientific" area of numismatics.
1. 1974-D aluminum cent draws crowd at ANA World’s Fair
of Money: The United States Mint exhibited the sole known
example of the mysterious rarity in Anaheim, Calif.
Connect with Coin World: