It’s that time again, time to catch up on what happened in the
numismatic world this week.
To look back at Coin World's five most-read stories of the
week, click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Blue security thread’s developer discusses its
creation on $100 note: The blue security thread used on current
generation $100 Federal Reserve notes was the subject of a recent
report on National Public Radio.
4. Silver demand in India seesaws as investors take
profits: Total demand in India for silver in coins, investment
bars, silverware, jewelry, and industrial applications remains above
3. Congressmen seek anti-counterfeiting answers from
U.S. Mint, Secret Service: Two congressmen are seeking answers
concerning efforts to stem the infiltration of counterfeit U.S. coins
into the nation’s economy.
2. Certain Liberty Dollars are getting a special
hallmark, years after seizure: Liberty Dollar medals seized by
federal authorities in 2007 and now being delivered to their owners
are being stamped, upon request, with a special hallmark.
1. This 1893-O Morgan dollar has aged well, sells for
$411,250: Unlike the famed 1893-S Morgan dollar, the 1893-O coin
is not among rare Morgan dollars at the forefront of collectors’ minds.
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