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. President Trump names Jovita Carranza as 44th United
States treasurer: Former U.S. Small Business Administration
executive Jovita Carranza was appointed by President Trump to serve as
the 44th treasurer of the United States.
4. When a Mint State coin is rare, collectors turn to
pretty, lightly circulated examples: Prices have slowly
increased over time for attractive About Uncirculated “near-Mint”
examples of the 1891 Coronet double eagle.
3. Finland scraps independence centennial coins after
design uproar: The Mint of Finland has scrapped designs for a
five-coin set honoring the nation’s independence 24 hours after the
designs were announced.
2. Infographic: U.S. bullion coin sales continue to
travel downward course: Sales by the United States Mint in 2017
of bullion coins to its network of authorized purchasers are down from
previous years as the distributors continue to draw from their
1. June auction offers Anglo-Saxon penny found by metal
detectorist: A unique silver penny found in 2016 by a metal
detectorist near Canterbury highlights Dix Noonan Webb’s June 14 to 16 auction.
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