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Week's Most Read: West Point Mint strikes three cents

The West Point Mint is striking Lincoln cents for the first time in more than four decades.

West Point Mint photo by Coin World Senior Editor Paul Gilkes.

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. PCGS Currency firm ceases grading operations: PCGS Currency abruptly ceased operations in January and its former president is forming a new entity, Legacy Currency Grading.

4. Inside Coin World — Mint mark key to identifying counterfeit: Our preview of content found only in the print and digital issues of Coin World includes a peek at the latest “Detecting Counterfeits” column.

3. 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 because it had no coins left in inventory to sell.

2. Monday Morning Brief for Feb. 25, 2019 — End of an era: The U.S. Mint’s decision to drop the 90 percent silver alloy does not come as a huge surprise.

1. West Point Mint striking three special 2019-W Lincoln cents: Three of the U.S. Mint’s annual sets for 2019 will each have a different special 2019-W cent in one of three finishes.

1827 Capped Bust half dollarsInside Coin World: Two date styles on 1827 half dollars: The March 18, 2019, issue of ‘Coin World’ offers more than a half dozen columns exclusive to the print and digital editions. Here’s a preview of three of them.

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