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Week's Most Read: 2019-W Lincoln cents struck

The U.S.Mint will include 2019-W Lincoln cents with different finishes as premiums for ordering three separate annual coin sets. The cents will be available only in the three sets.

Original images courtesy of the U.S. Mint.

Each week, we publish at our website selected 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. Shipwreck ‘strangeling’ dime’s tale not yet finished: An overstruck Seated Liberty dime found at the SS Central America wreck site appears to have struck with false quarter dollar dies.

4. U.S. Mint temporarily suspends American Eagle silver bullion coin sales: The U.S. Mint suspended sales Feb. 21 of American Eagle 1-ounce silver bullion coins due to a depleted inventory.

3. Copper 1943 Lincoln cent out of public view resurfaces: A bronze 1943 Lincoln cent discovered in 1976 and first authenticated in 1976, but that has largely been out of the public eye since, has resurfaced.

2. Monday Morning Brief for March 4, 2019: Fifty years ago, Eva Adams, director of the Bureau of the Mint, received an unpleasant visit from a presidential aide who told her she had to resign.

1. U.S. Mint offering West Point Mint cents as numismatic premiums: The West Point Mint is striking 2019-W Lincoln cents in three finishes for inclusion as premiums for three annual numismatic coin sets.

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