The week is winding down, and it’s time to catch up on what happened
in the numismatic world.
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. $47,000 1794 Liberty Cap cent is top copper in
Goldberg Pre-Long Beach sale: The Liberty on this variety
closely resembles Joseph Wright’s portrait of Liberty from 1793, which
is distinguished by a slight double chin.
4. Anti-Communist coin with U.S. connection promotes
freedom: A counterstamped classic silver coin of China was sold in
1989 to raise funds to assist students affected by the movement for
freedom in China.
3. Silver Institute: U.S. investment in silver expected
to return in 2018: U.S. demand for silver as an investment
vehicle is expected to pick up in 2018 as investors move more funds
into precious metals.
2. 1936 Long Island Tercentenary half dollar features
‘tab’ toning: The design was prepared by Howard Kenneth Weinman
— son of Adolph A. Weinman who designed the Walking Liberty half dollar.
1. 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative coins on
sale March 15: Options include Proof and Uncirculated versions
of the first U.S. pink gold coin, a silver dollar, and a copper-nickel
clad half dollar, at introductory prices.
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