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Gold nugget found, Marshals Service employees can't flip coins

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 stories of the week, according to reader metrics. 

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

5. Social media react to release of U.S. Mint’s new 50th anniversary silver Kennedy set: Users of Facebook and Twitter explain how the Mint’s new ordering platform worked for them Tuesday.

4. 2015 Panda bullion, collector coins lack inscriptions for weight, metal, fineness: Since 1983, China’s Panda coins have included these inscriptions on the reverse.

3. U.S. Mint announces product limits for Kennedy silver, copper-nickel clad sets: The 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection will be limited to an edition of 300,000 sets.

2. Early buyers of 2015 U.S. Marshals Service coins prohibited from quickly profiting: Marshals Service employees won’t be able to financially benefit from their acquisitions for at least 14 months, if ever.

1. California man finds gold nugget weighing more than 70 ounces in Butte County: Kagin’s will exhibit and market the nugget that was discovered in July 2014.

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

Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Oct. 24, and 11 a.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 31.

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