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
5. Experts identify first Proof 1865 Indian Head gold
$3 coin with medal turn: The first Proof 1865 Indian Head gold
$3 coin struck with dies oriented in medal turn instead of coin turn
has been identified.
4. Is silver positioned to make traditional strong move
up in September?: Silver and gold traditionally make their
strongest gains in September, according to Mike Fuljenz.
3. 1951 Franklin half dollar Proof 67+ Deep Cameo, CAC,
the pinnacle of the issue: This 1951 coin from the Blue Ocean
Collection may be, as Heritage observes, “the pinnacle of collecting
for an advanced Franklin half dollar proof specialist.”
2. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin inspects Fort Knox
gold: Steven Mnuchin’s Aug. 21 visit to the gold vaults of the
Fort Knox Gold Bullion Depository in Kentucky was the first by a
Treasury secretary in 69 years.
1. Sales of 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated
Coin set in downward spiral: Sales of the 2017 225th Anniversary
Enhanced Uncirculated Coin set as of Aug. 24 were reduced by more than
25,000 sets in a single week.
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