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. 1897-O Morgan dollar in MS-66 soars past its
estimate at Sotheby’s sale: An 1897-O Morgan dollar
graded MS-66 with a green CAC sticker sold for $262,500 at Sotheby’s
auction of the Ralph and Lois Stone Collection.
4. Inside Coin World: What 1848 large cent is
always fake?: One variety of 1848 Coronet cent is
always counterfeit. It sells for thousands of dollars while genuine
1848 cents can be bought for $24.
Monday Morning Brief for June 4, 2018: Another
1933 double eagle: We expected another new chapter in the
saga of the 1933 double eagles, but not so soon after the last chapter
Morgan dollars continue to thrive in U.S.
marketplace: Morgan dollars continue to be a popular series
for collectors and the marketplace.
1. Why the Mint isn’t seeking that 1933 gold $20
double eagle: About that 1933 double eagle that Mint
officials know the location of but weren’t seeking to recover: It’s
already in the U.S. Mint’s possession.
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