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Week's Most Read: U.S. Mint's inventory reduction sale

Readers found high interest in the U.S. Mint's decision to offer past products to bulk dealers

Images courtesy of the United States Mint.

Each week, we publish at our website select content from the print issue of the week’s Coin World as well as content written primarily for the online audience. 

Here are five of our most-read articles from the past week, in reverse order.

5. Circulating coin shortage pushes cent project into 2021: A census of circulating U.S. cents is extended into next year, accommodating coin allocations implemented in response to the COVID-19 economy.

4. Mint, Fed team battle coin shortage brought on by COVID-19 pandemic: Production stoppages and a change in retail buying habits during the COVID-19 pandemic lead officials to assess coin supply.

3. 2020-W Salt River Bay quarter release delayed: Due to work stoppages in tandem with the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Mint announces a delay in releasing the 2020-W Salt River Bay quarters.

2. U.S. Mint's first coins with color on sale Aug. 28: Colorized coins from the 2020 National Basketball Hall of Fame issues will be on sale in late August, the first such offered by the U.S. Mint.

1. U.S. Mint sells older gold, silver coinage to select dealers in sealed bid auction: The U.S. Mint offered previously unsold products from its 2016 to 2018 inventory to dealers through a sealed-bid auction for inventory reduction.

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