Exotic and Intentional U.S. Error Coins in the Marketplace

Exotic and Intentional U.S. Error Coins in the Marketplace

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   One of the most controversial categories of U.S. coins is Mint Errors. Many dealers and collectors, as...

United States 1979-P Susan B. Anthony Dollar

The Birth (and Death) of the Modern Small Dollar Of all of the coins struck over the long career of the United States Mint, no...
The Coin Analyst: Reflections of a Libertad Specialist

The Coin Analyst: Reflections of a Libertad Specialist

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Harry “Hernando” Bodine of Florida inherited from his late father both his coin collection and his love of...
United States 1865 Two Cent Piece

United States 1865 Two Cent Piece

First struck in 1864 in an attempt to solve the nationwide coin shortage, caused by the onset of the U.S. Civil War, the Two...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Ike Dollar Overstruck by Cent Dies

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Ike Dollar Overstruck by Cent Dies

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1972 Eisenhower Dollar Overstruck by 1972 Cent Dies PCGS MS 63 UNIQUE * * * This is a spectacular and unique...
The Two Types of Struck-Through Error Coins

The Two Types of Struck-Through Error Coins

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   When a coin is struck, it should be produced from dies that are clean and free of any residues,...
United States 1937-D "3 Legged" Buffalo Nickel

United States 1937-D “3 Legged” Buffalo Nickel

The famous 1937-D “3 Legged” Buffalo nickel is one of the most important modern US coins and probably the most well-known type in the...
"Deadwood Collection" of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

“Deadwood Collection” of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

After 24 years of research and competitive buying, collector Craig Krueger is ready to part with “The Deadwood Collection” * * * By CoinWeek ..... Collector Craig...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 1973-S Proof Eisenhower Dollar in Bronze

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S Proof Eisenhower Dollar in Bronze

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Proof BRONZE Eisenhower Dollar Broadstruck on Bronze Planchet PCGS PR 62 RED CAMEO UNIQUE * * * This unique and amazing...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Washington Quarter Struck on Half Eagle Gold Coin

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Washington Quarter Struck on Half Eagle Gold Coin

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   UNIQUE GOLD QUARTER 1970-S Proof Washington 25¢ Overstruck on 1898 Liberty $5 Gold Coin 8.3 Grams NGC PF 66   This gold Washington...
Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   Unlike coins, the large majority of banknotes do not enjoy the anonymity that comes with not having a distinctive...
English Gold Coins From Ellerby Hoard Realize $800,000+ in Spink Sale

English Gold Coins From Ellerby Hoard Realize $800,000+ in Spink Sale

A group of 264 vintage English gold coins almost entirely certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) realized £754,000 (about $837,000) in a Spink &...
Famous 1943 Bronze Cent Error Coin Offered by GreatCollections

Famous 1943 Bronze Cent Error Coin Offered by GreatCollections

Biding is now live on Greatcollections.com for a handsome example of the famous 1943 Copper Penny error, graded as AU 50 BN by PCGS...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 2018-P Roosevelt Dime Struck on a Steel Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 2018-P Roosevelt Dime Struck on a Steel Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   2018-P Roosevelt Dime Struck on a Steel Planchet 98% Iron / 1.5 Grams PCGS MS 60 New Discovery   This is a fascinating...
PCGS Grades New 1800 Draped Bust Half Dime Variety

PCGS Grades New 1800 Draped Bust Half Dime Variety

By Dylan Dominguez and Edward Van Orden for PCGS ......   In the world of numismatics, one often hears the enthusiastically exclaimed, “You never know what's...
GreatCollections to Auction Frosted Freedom $100 Platinum Eagle Trial

GreatCollections to Auction Frosted Freedom $100 Platinum Eagle Trial

Just 12 examples minted as production proofs   A rare production proof accidentally released by the United States Mint 15 years ago was recently discovered by...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique 1973-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1973-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair Ike Dollar Struck on a 1¢ Planchet mated with an Ike Dollar Indented by...
High Grade 1795 Three Leaves Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

High Grade 1795 Three Leaves Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Biding is now live on Greatcollections.com for a high-grade 1795 Three Leaves silver dollar with exceptional provenance. This coin is graded as MS 64...
Heritage Features Bust Coinage, Error Coins in Upcoming Auctions

Heritage Features Bust Coinage, Error Coins in Upcoming Auctions

Heritage's selection of month-long Showcase auctions continues with our October 17 Bust Coinage Showcase Auction, consisting entirely of Bust coinage, silver coins minted between...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 1976-D Ike Dollar on 40% Silver Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1976-D Ike Dollar on 40% Silver Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1976-D Bicentennial Ike Dollar Struck on a 40% Silver Planchet from the San Francisco Mint (Should be on a...
A Rare Australian Coin With a Common Appearance

A Rare Australian Coin With a Common Appearance

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Recently, a circulated Australian 50 Cents coin crossed my desk. What would have the appearance of an ordinary, common...
1795 Dollar Pedigreed to the Historic Eliasberg Collection Offered by GreatCollections

1795 Dollar Pedigreed to the Historic Eliasberg Collection Offered by GreatCollections

Bidding is now live on Greatcollections.com for a high-grade 1795 Three Leaves Flowing Hair silver dollar with exceptional provenance. This coin is graded as...
Stack’s Bowers Offers Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795-1804 $10 Gold Eagles

Stack’s Bowers Offers Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795-1804 $10 Gold Eagles

Only the Third Complete Set by Die Marriage Ever Formed   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the sale of the Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr....
2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   In 2009, the United States Mint marked the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a four-coin series...
The Expanded Family of Counterfeit Large Cents Based on the 1833 N-5 Variety

The Expanded Family of Counterfeit Large Cents Based on the 1833 N-5 Variety

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   In my previous CoinWeek article on these 1833 “N-5” counterfeits, I cited the genuine...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Ike Dollar on Lincoln Cent Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Ike Dollar on Lincoln Cent Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Ike Dollar Struck on 1¢ Planchet (3.14g) NGC PF 66 RED   This is an amazing Proof Ike Dollar struck on...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique Broadstruck 1906-D $20 Liberty

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Broadstruck 1906-D $20 Liberty

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1906-D $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Broadstruck (Out of the Collar) NGC AU 58 UNIQUE   This is the only known United...
Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   The mint error type called a “double-denomination” is exactly what the name implies — two different denominations on the...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 1973-S "Blue Ike" Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S “Blue Ike” Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Eisenhower Dollar "Blue Ike" Struck on a Clad Planchet 22.3 grams (Should be on a 40% Silver Planchet) PCGS...
Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Modern Proof coins that were struck at the San Francisco Mint, as most Proof coinage has been since 1968, normally...