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 happened to all those spilled Lincoln cent
planchets?: A tractor-trailer hauling millions of copper-plated
zinc planchets bound for the Philadelphia Mint struck a concrete
median barrier on I-95 near New Castle, Del., Sept. 8.
4. Who gets to keep the SS Central America
treasure recovered in 2014?: The full fair market value of the
treasure recovered in 2014 from the 1857 wreckage of the SS Central America has been awarded by
a federal judge in Virginia.
3. With so many grades and so much inconsistency in
grading, what is a collector to do?: "For my money, I would
rather have a beautiful MS-63 coin than an ugly MS-65 one,"
writes Q. David Bowers.
2. The 2016-W Walking Liberty gold half dollars are in
production: Only Coin World has exclusive images of one of
the coins from early production.
1. What will the Proof 2016 American Eagle silver
dollar cost collectors?: The U.S. Mint issued initial prices,
subject to change, for a crop of remaining 2016 numismatic products.
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