2017-S Limited-Edition Silver Proof set capped at 50,000: Week’s Most Read

We reflect on a fascinating week in numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 09/22/17
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It’s that time of the week again, as we catch up on what happened in the numismatic world this week. 

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.  U.S. Mint will start selling palladium American Eagle bullion coins in September: When the U.S. Mint issues its first American Eagle bullion coin struck in .9995 fine palladium, it will be a West Point Mint product with no Mint mark.

4. Pieces that glitter bring out the auction bidders in Kagin’s sale: Gold nuggets and a more than 1,000-ounce silver ingot retrieved from a World War II shipwreck helped highlight Kagin’s Auctions’ Sept. 15 sale.

3. Third two-tailed Washington quarter dollar makes public appearance: The third known example of a copper-nickel clad quarter dollar struck with two reverse dies for Washington quarter dollars has surfaced.

2. They’re out: Series 2013 $100 notes reported in circulation: Series 2013 $100 Federal Reserve notes are appearing in circulation and the marketplace earlier than expected.

1. Mint places 50,000-set ceiling on 2017-S Limited-Edition Silver Proof set: The eight-coin 2017-S Limited-Edition Silver Proof set goes on sale at noon Eastern Time Oct. 5.

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