U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   All of the American Gold Eagle $10 quarter-ounce bullion coins mistakenly struck with an unfinished Proof obverse die were...

NGC Recognizes Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it will now attribute Liberty Seated Dime varieties listed in the “Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties”...
Error Coin Auction From Heritage Scheduled for July 15

Error Coin Auction From Heritage Scheduled for July 15

Mint errors take center stage again in Heritage Auctions' latest Error Coinage Showcase Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session scheduled...

NGC Certifies the King of Mint Errors – First Discovery Coin of a 1943...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the most famous of all mint errors: the Don Lutes, Jr. Philadelphia 1943 Bronze Cent. This legendary coin...

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

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...

Understanding the 1938-D D Over S Buffalo Nickel Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Buffalo Nickel series, running from 1913 through 1938 and designed by James Earle Fraser, yields many rare and...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake At a metal-detecting rally in...

Spotlight on Mint Error Coins in Month-Long Heritage Auction

Mint errors take center stage in Heritage's latest Month-Long Internet Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session scheduled for 6 pm...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1918/7-D Buffalo Nickel

Counterfeit 1918/7-D Buffalo Nickel   Altered Date and Added Mintmark - The 1918/7-D Buffalo Nickel is often altered, but diagnostics can aid in finding the counterfeits.   There...

Canadian Error Coin Makes First Appearance at GreatCollections

Missing Edge Lettering is the Second Example Discovered of the Sold-Out Issue In 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint released a popular Silver $20 piece titled...

Heritage Auctions – 1797 16 Stars Half Dime in MS66

A Special Half Dime The 16 Stars was the second of three types of half dimes to be produced in 1797, after the 15 Stars...
obverse, 1964 Lincoln Cent overstruck on India 1942 quarter rupee . Images courtesy NGC

From the NGC Grading Room: 1964 Lincoln Cent Struck on Coin of India

NGC Graders share an intriguing and visually dramatic error coin that was recently submitted for certification Among the various types of error coins that exist,...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - U.S. Proof Error Coins Offered in ANA Heritage Auction

Mike Byers Mint Error News – U.S. Proof Error Coins Offered in ANA Heritage...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Here is a Selection of U.S. Proof Error Coins that are featured in the upcoming August 2021...

Upcoming Central States Numismatic Society Auction Features Finest Known VAM

"Acquiring an 1887 with a clashed E is considered a landmark event by most variety specialists" ..., Jeff Oxman wrote in his book, The...

1943 Steel Penny and Copper Pennies: History, Values and a Rare Variety

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The year 1943 found the United States getting more deeply involved in World War II with overseas deployments. At home,...

Classic US Coin Profiles: One of the Finest Known 1839/8 Type of 1838 $10...

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

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

The 1960 Small Date Cent: The Coin That Kicked off a Collecting Frenzy

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

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Fred Weinberg Shows Us One “Screwed...

Amazing Lincoln Cent Error Coin CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan got a chance to visit with error coin expert Fred Weinberg, who showed us a 1967...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – PCGS Certifies Unique German Gold Obverse Trial Strikes

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...

High Quality 18th Century Issues Highlight Heritage Dallas Offerings

Heritage's next auction of US coinage is scheduled to take place October 17-19 at the company's world headquarters in Dallas. More than 2,100 lots...

1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents Expected to Realize...

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln cents from change, friends, and by searching rolls. He never...

The Proof Reverse Washington Quarter (1956-1964): An Unprecedented Variety, Pt. 3

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   In Part I and Part II of this article I discussed the history, attributes, legends, intrigue, and...

PCGS Confirms New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety

First major variety discovery of that Early Half Dollar date in nearly a century   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has confirmed a new die marriage...

Historic 1793 Strawberry Leaf Cent Could Bring Over Half-Million Dollars at Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to offer the finest known example of the 1793 Strawberry Leaf...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem Blundered Reverse 1822 Quarter

A small mintage of 64,080 Capped Bust quarters was struck in 1822, with two die varieties known for the date. In our upcoming June...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Certifies Unique Mated Pair of Proof Gold Die...

PCGS-Certified Error Coins By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... PCGS has certified an unusual pair of gold error coin struck by the Royal...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: 2016 Gold Mercury Dime Strike Thru Error

AU Capital Management president Russ Augustin sent CoinWeek this fascinating blunder of U.S. Mint quality control - a 2016 gold Mercury dime with a large...

NGC Certifies 2010-P Yellowstone 5 Ounce Error

NGC (www.ngccoin.com) has discovered what may be the first error in the America the Beautiful five ounce series. The coin, a 2010-P Yellowstone, has...
Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   An unintentional but serious error has been discovered on the just-issued 2021 Single Gold Ducat of the Netherlands. The...