It’s that time again, when we catch up on what happened in the
numismatic world this week.
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 order:
5. Gold aureus of Roman Emperor Nerva offered in late
October auction: A gold aureus of Roman Emperor Nerva reflects
the delicate balance of power between the military and the ruling
class in ancient Rome.
4. PCGS certifies two-tailed quarter, plus a 1968-S
quarter on 90 percent silver planchet: The Washington quarter
dollar struck with two reverse dies reported by an error coin dealer
has been authenticated and graded by PCGS.
3. Cashless society is not fully here yet, but it is
getting closer in some countries: Traditional forms of currency
like paper money and coins are in declining use in consumer payments
world wide but a cashless society is not yet fully developed.
2. Scottsdale Mint creates 1-ounce silver bullion coin
for Barbados: The Scottsdale Mint has issued a new silver
bullion coin for Barbados. The 1-ounce .999 fine silver dollar shows
the trident head from Barbados’ national flag.
1. Brothers-in-law find ancient coin hoard ‘of national
significance’: In February 2017, two brothers-in-law discovered
buried treasure in a field north of Lincoln, the county city of
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