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Week's Most Read: ‘Medieval coin hoard’ discovered

The week's top post on was about a silver coin hoard recently discovered near the Beeston Castle ruins in England.

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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 order: 

5. The 2017 American Liberty gold coin release date is getting closer: Restricted to a maximum release of 100,000 coins, the high relief 1-ounce .9999 fine gold coin is being issued as part of the Mint’s yearlong celebration of its 225th anniversary.

4. Once in a Blue Moon: Collection built over decades headed to auction: A remarkable group of silver dollars that have been off the market for a generation will lead the sale.

3. Cost to produce and distribute Lincoln cent rose during Fiscal Year 2016: The cost to produce and distribute copper-plated zinc Lincoln cents increased about 5 percent over the previous year, remaining above face value.

2. Error $10 note has you seeing Hamilton double, if a bit faintly and backwards once: An error note that has you seeing Hamilton double, if a bit faintly and backwards once, is an affordable mistake that did not occur the way you might think.

1. ‘Medieval coin hoard’ discovered by UK metal detectorist: The hoard includes 24 silver groats, which date between 1464 and 1502. British Museum experts examined the coins and deemed them treasure.

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