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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – NGC Certifies Unique Great Britain...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known 1911 Great Britain 5 Pound Die Trial. It was struck on March...

NGC-Certified Seated Liberty Half Dollar Mint Error Realizes Over $50,000

An incredible error coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized $51,754 USD at an auction by GreatCollections. The coin was erroneously struck on...

CONECA Celebrates 100th Anniversary of 1918/7-D Overdate Buffalo Nickel with Limited...

By CONECA ......   The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 1918/7-D Buffalo nickel overdate on...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – NGC Certifies Unique 25¢ Feeder...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known full-size feeder finger for any U.S. denomination that has not been struck...

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...

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...

Five More Rare Modern Coins Worth Big Bucks

Collectors are realizing just how rare certain modern errors and varieties really are   By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The recent private transaction of the ultra-rare...

NGC Certifies Seated Liberty Half Dollar Error Struck on Quarter Planchet

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an incredible error coin: a Seated Liberty half dollar struck on a quarter planchet. This stunning error is...

CoinWeek IQ: A Breakdown of Flowing Hair Large Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   The Flowing Hair cent of 1793, along with the half cent, were the first coins mass-produced by the United...

Heritage Auctions – Select 1804 Small 8 Over Large 8 Half...

At the Heritage Summer FUN Signature Auction one of the highlights was a PCGS-graded MS63 example of the 1804 half eagle, variety BD-7. At...

CoinWeek IQ – The Oddities of Indian Head Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   We all know that there are countless varieties of large cents, meticulously cataloged and collected. Early silver coinage and...