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Bowers on restruck rarities, $20M in fake Chinese notes found

It’s time to catch up on the week that was in numismatic insights and news.

Coin World
 is looking back at its five most-read new stories of the week, according to reader metrics.

Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:

5. Perth Mint releases designs, details of 2015 bullion program: The program includes a dual-date 25th anniversary silver Kookaburra.

4. More than $50 million in U.S. coins sold during Heritage, Stack's Bowers auctions at ANA convention: Hobby legend Q. David Bowers commented that coins are being traded more frequently than in previous generations. 

3. There's more than lint in your pocket or purse: Take a closer look at your paper cash: Coin World explains how to identify the important details of your dollars

2. Chinese police confiscate $20.57 million in counterfeit notes in Guangdong province: The area has been subject to a number of counterfeit-related raids this year.

1. In the 1830s the U.S. Mint often restruck coin rarities to fulfill collector orders: Bowers writes on the topic for his Joys of Collecting column from the Sept. 1, 2014, issue of Coin World.

Keep up with's top stories as they are published:

Editor's note: Reader metrics were measured between Saturday, Aug. 16, and 8:45 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22.

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