An extra U.S. medal on the way, plus a second chance for Congratulations set: Week’s Most Read

Coin World looks back at the five most popular stories from the last week
By , Coin World
Published : 04/14/17
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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. Would a movie producer blow up real money to make a scene look real?: The firm RJR Props, Atlanta, produces prop money for television and movie companies.

4. Opening day of sales for Proof 2017 American Liberty gold $100 coin uneventful: Collectors had no difficulties April 6 placing orders with the U.S. Mint online or by telephone for the Proof 1792–2017-W American Liberty gold $100 coin.

3. Second round of sales possible for ‘sold out’ 2017 Congratulations set: The U.S. Mint April 5 left open the possibility that sales for the 2017 Congratulation set, which recorded an apparent sellout April 4, could be reopened.

2. Mint State 70 Prooflike 2015-W American Liberty gold $100 coin tops $5,000: Modern coins are becoming a niche category for many collectors and this 2015-W American Liberty gold $100 coin fits that bill.

1. Five, not four, 2017 American Liberty silver medals upcoming from U.S. Mint: The U.S. Mint’s four production facilities will strike five 2017 American Liberty silver medals, not four, and will use four different finishes.

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