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. BEP releases Happy Birthday Currency Note, bureau’s
first collector product for 2017: The note is a Series 2013 $1
Federal Reserve note with the usual eight-digit serial number, but
beginning with “2017.”
4. Does Liberty have ‘freckles’? She does on this toned
Morgan dollar: The price paid for this toned 1881-S Morgan
dollar is roughly 50 times what a typical MS-66 Prooflike example
might sell for.
3. This recently sold 1976 Eisenhower dollar error is
weird but desirable: This is what happens when a planchet
intended for a Washington quarter dollar gets mixed in with Eisenhower
copper-nickel dollar planchets.
2. U.S. Mint strikes 2017 American Eagle silver bullion
coins at three facilities: Numismatic Guaranty Corp. officials
say they believe they have an idea which coins were struck at which facility
1. 2017-P Lincoln cents struck for circulation
generating secondary market premiums: 2017-P Lincoln cents
bearing the P Mint for the first time in the denomination’s history
are slowly entering general circulation.
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