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'King of Morgan dollars' sells; $60,000 coin lost, found, returned

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. 2,500-year-old gold and silver coins found in U.S. college's library: More than 50 Greek and Roman coins were found in University at Buffalo's archive.

4. Casino owner altered surfaces of coins to stem exodus as souvenirs: The public still removed the coins from the casino regardless of their condition.

3. $60,000 gold coin is lost at ANA National Money Show, found and returned within hours: The honest finder received a 1925 Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagle as a reward.

2. 'Older, haggard' image of Ronald Reagan chosen by Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee: The design was a quick, decisive choice during CCAC's March 5 meeting.

1. Low-mintage 'King of Morgan dollars' example sells for nearly $40,000Coin World's latest Market Analysis is focused on Proof 60 Morgan dollars.

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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, March 13, and 9:22 a.m. ET Friday, March 20.

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