It’s that time again, when 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. New Russian note with a design focusing on Crimea
sparks anger in Ukraine: The Bank of Russia is issuing a
200-ruble note with design elements from occupied Crimea, a decision
that has angered officials in Ukraine.
4. Palladium is robbing some luster from gold according
to recent market trends: Palladium’s performance thus far in
2017 is outshining its rivals among the precious metals, especially gold.
3. Collectors, get ready for the 2018 America the
Beautiful quarter dollars: The first 2018 America the Beautiful
quarter dollar will enter circulation through the Federal Reserve Feb.
5: Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Seashore coin.
2. Thoughtful marketing of coins remains essential to
our hobby: To sell a small hoard of 1900-O/CC Morgan silver
dollars, advertising their existence as a fresh group can attract
buyers and draw attention to the variety.
1. U.S. Mint launches design review for the 2019 Apollo
11 50th Anniversary coins: A six-person jury met Oct. 20 to
endorse an obverse design for the four curved coins that will mark the
50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.
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