Unique 1800 S-209 Obverse Brockage Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   We are thrilled to present a rare mint error large cent among the many early American...

1955 DDO Lincoln Cent Sells for $124k at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, March 1, bidding ended on GreatCollections.com for this 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln cent, graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS and...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique & Unlisted 1869 Standard...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Patterns in the Standard Silver series, inscribed on each coin STANDARD SILVER, were produced in the dime,...

Collecting US Coins: Type vs Variety vs…?

By Mike Sherman for PCGS ......   The categorization of U.S. coins into types, sub-types, major varieties, minor or sub-varieties, and die varieties is far from...

The Affordable Yet Scarce 1939-D & 1950-D Jefferson Nickel Keys Dates

By Jon Garner for PCGS ......   Jefferson nickels have been around since 1938, but despite the long run of this popular series, it has not...

Classic US Coin Profiles: One of the Finest Known 1839/8 Type...

Varieties of the 1839 $10 eagle are known with the Liberty Head design as seen on coins from 1838 (along with large letters on...

Rare Errors and Cool Coins at Heritage’s February 2020 Long Beach...

   From February 20-23, Heritage Auctions will offer 2,010 lots of high-quality certified coins, included hundreds of CAC-approved pieces at its US Coins Signature Auction...

Rare Silver Plug 1795 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The early United States Mint practice of inserting silver plugs into half dollars and dollars to...

Condition Census 1793 Wreath Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2020 Baltimore...

Fresh-to-Market S-11c Variety a Major Wreath Cent Rarity   By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The large cents struck by the United States Mint...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is an incredible and unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos struck in silver. It is an obverse...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S Proof Clad Ike Dollar...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is one of the most spectacular Proof Ike dollar mint errors of all time. Not only...

Jeff Garrett: Coin Collecting by Die Variety

Variety is the spice of life — and coin collecting   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Over the last several months, a client...

Looking Back on the Sacagawea Dollar 20 Years Later

By Adrian Chacon and Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Where have the last two decades years gone? It's hard to believe that, 20 years ago,...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1870 Standard Silver Dime...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and spectacular mint error, a proof pattern off-metal. It was struck on a...

CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes.   CoinWeek...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1985 Canada National Parks...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known Canadian $100 platinum striking of any design or series. This is one...

1958 Doubled Die Remains One of the Most Elusive Lincoln Cent...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Lincoln cent is one of the most popular United States series, and over its century-plus run that began...

The 1875 Dot Reverse Indian Head Cent: Did It Catch a...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   What’s up with the unusual raised dot on the reverse of some 1875 Indian Head cents? That’s the question...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1824 Great Britain Half...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known obverse die cap struck in gold from any country. It was certified...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Set of Third Reich...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique historical and unbelievable set of all three Third Reich proof silver issues in...

The 1960 Small Date Cent: The Coin That Kicked off a...

By David W. Lange for CoinWeek .....   There are a handful of events that have brought the hobby of collecting coins front and center in...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Rotated Double Struck 1904...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Major mint errors on U.S. gold coins are extremely rare. And of these, there are only a...

Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure

Nine elusive examples of the large mint mark over small mint mark variety now confirmed from treasure retrieved in 2014   The fabled SS Central America,...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Half Sovereign Pattern...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This proof Half Sovereign off-metal mule pattern encompasses a combination of history, rarity, and condition. This piece...

Scarce 1808/7 Overdate Gold Half Eagle Highlights GreatCollections Online Auction of...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, December 1, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1808/7 Capped Bust Left $5 gold half eagle, graded MS-65 by PCGS...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Lauer Queen Victoria Gold...

(1887) Great Britain Queen Victoria Lauer Pattern in Gold Uniface Obverse Die Trial Ex. Murdoch Collection (1904) - UNIQUE   By Mike Byers for Mint Error...

Pair of Famous Bronze Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Under One...

The 1943 Donald Lutes bronze cent, at left above, and the 1943-S Kenneth S. Wing bronze cent. The ultra-rare NGC-certified Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Error Coins

How to get comfortable in this challenging and fascinating corner of numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My daily assortment of emails...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Silver Crown...

1845 Great Britain Crown Young Head Silver Die Trial Piedfort Pattern Uniface Obverse NGC MS 65 - UNIQUE, UNLISTED & UNRECORDED By Mike Byers for...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – PCGS Certifies Unique German Gold...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This unique, historical and museum-quality set of gold Coronation Die Trial Strikes was just authenticated and certified...