2017-P Lincoln cents hitting secondary market, American Eagle silver bullion coins being struck at three facilities: Week’s Most Read

Coin World looks back at the five most popular stories from the last week
By , Coin World
Published : 02/10/17
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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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