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
5. Overprinting error on $1 note is obvious, but
something else makes this note special: A Series 1977A $1
Federal Reserve error note from the Richmond bank is also printed on
test paper from Natick Labs.
4. Supreme Court declines to hear the case involving 10
1933 double eagles: The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear
the case involving ownership of 10 1933 Saint-Gaudens gold double
eagles, thus apparently bringing to an end a decade-long legal battle
over who gets to own the coins.
3. This ‘unicorn of sorts’ Indian Head $5 half eagle
sold for nearly a quarter of a million dollars: Pogue sale
aside, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Baltimore Expo is no stranger to a
variety of rare coins. This “unicorn” Indian Head $5 half eagle is a
translates to high prices when graded: The secondary market and
third-party grading services have introduced some interesting dynamics
to the bullion market. In this case, value soars.
1. Gold ‘piano hoard’ declared treasure in United
Kingdom: The largest hoard of gold sovereigns found in the United
Kingdom has been declared treasure.
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