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Week's Most Read: Circulating Ikes tough to find

It’s not often that an Eisenhower dollar turns up today in general circulation. Bill O'Rourke suggests a better way to get them, in this week's top post on

Original images courtesy of Bill O’Rourke.

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.

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

5. Gold poised to maintain its streak of consecutive weekly losses: Bloomberg News reports gold’s performance is maintaining its string of consecutive weekly losses, the longest decline in more than a year.

4. ‘Coin Heist’ at the Philadelphia Mint? It’s only a Netflix movie: Netflix will debut an original movie Jan. 6 that pro­vides a fictional account of the planned theft of $10 million from the Philadelphia Mint.

3. Here are Coin World’s Top 10 Stories of 2016: Monday Morning Brief: It’s that time of year when Coin World’s editors recap the top numismatic stories of the year.

2. Top 10 of 2016: American Liberty silver medals hot numismatic items: Collectors waited a year, until 2016, before the U.S. Mint finally issued the American Liberty silver medals.

1. You’re not likely to find an Eisenhower dollar in general circulation: Are you all ready to start a new year? Columnist O'Rourke is, and he advises a truly useful resolution.

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