A Pair of Royal Mint Mules Spurs Speculation

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….   The Royal Mint in Wales has confirmed the existence of a pair of £2, .999 fine silver mules, which...

The TYPE B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters of 1956-1964 An Unprecedented...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... In PART I of this series I presented background information regarding the unique nine-coin series of Washington...

Classic US Coins – Gold Stella $4 Coin Goes to Auction

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   There’s an old saying, “fake like a two-cent coin” or “a three-cent coin.” While these obscure denominations haven’t...

Stack’s Bowers: 1982-83 Bronze Lincoln Cent Errors Featured in August 2017...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The Denver Mint struck over 12 billion Lincoln cents in 1982 and 1983 combined, ensuring...

World Coins – Heritage to Offer Denis Burger Collection of English...

Once again, Heritage will be offering a specialized single consignor collection of world coins for your bidding pleasure beginning on February 18, ending in...

NGC Experts Identify Missing Mintmark Mint Error on 2014 5oz Silver...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified five 2014 Great Smoky Mountains Five-Ounce Specimen coins with a significant mint error: they are missing the “P”...

Typo on New $50 Banknote Latest Kerfuffle at Reserve Bank of...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, May 9, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) acknowledged a typo on the new $50 polymer banknote....

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...

Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

1792 cent and 1943 Lincoln penny offered for the first time at auction Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000...

CoinWeek IQ: How Major Mint Error Coins Escape the Mint –...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. 2016 Farran Zerbe Award winner Mark Lighterman answers the question: How do major error coins...

Error Coins from the latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S bimonthly journal

The latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers.  The September...

CoinWeek: Silly Heads of 1839 – Discovering a New Variety

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist Mark Klein, an EAC member and student of 1839-dated large cents, gave an in-depth...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle

A substantial mintage for the time of 53,176 Capped Bust Right half eagles occurred in 1802, all using leftover obverse dies from the previous...

Ever Seen this Before? NGC Certifies Unique “Mint Cancelled” Error Coin

This 2007-D Washington quarter error coin was originally struck on a Sacagawea $1 planchet before being cancelled by the US Mint. The mint has been...

Rare 1853/2 Overdate Eagle Discovered Among Gold Coins Submitted to PCGS...

1853 over 2 $10 PCGS MS62 - Discovered in a submission to the PCGS Paris, France office, this rare 1853/2 overdate $10 is graded...

Nixon Presentation Ike Dollar Discovered

Exclusive News: By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. DISCOVERY PIECE After going unnoticed for more than forty years, a rare early Eisenhower dollar...

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

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,...

Celtic Coins – Even Ancient Coins Had Errors

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Celtic Coins minted roughly 2,000 years ago by tribes in Britain's ancient past are unearthed every so often in...

NGC Certifies Mexico 60 Peso Error Coin Struck on U.S. $10...

This incredible Mexico 1916 Oaxaca 60 Pesos Gold Error Coin was struck on a U.S. $10 Liberty. The 1916 Gold 60 Peso was struck in...

Classic US Coins – PCGS to Display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show at the Tampa Convention...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 4: 1866-71...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #362 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the...

Coin Profile – 1905 Indian Cent, Struck on a Quarter Eagle...

Sole Gold Indian Cent Known of This Date 1905 1C Cent -- Struck on a $2 1/2 Gold Planchet -- MS64 PCGS. Weight: 64.5 grains,...

Coin Club News – An Interview with David Chio of the...

By Yuan Shui Qing, Xi’an Numismatic Society, for the Journal of East Asian Numismatics ......   The Macau Numismatic Society was founded in 1988, and since...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem ‘Capped Die’ 1879-CC Dollar

Only the 1889-CC is scarcer than the 1879-CC among Carson City Morgan dollars, and the so-called "Capped Die" VAM-3 overmintmark ranks among the most...

First Read: Photographs of Thomas Jefferson Nickels: Die Varieties and...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... In this edition...

NGC Certifies Dramatic New Kennedy Half Dollar Variety

Proof Coin Reveals One Style of Mintmark Punched over Another Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a newly discovered variety for the popular Kennedy Half...

Error Coins and Samples on MA-Shops.com

By Guy Franquinet - Owner, Franquinet Coins for MA-Shops.com ......   As of 2018, Franquinet Coins (Münzen Franquinet) in Crailsheim, Germany has been in business for...

Unique $50 Gold Eagle Wrong Planchet Error in Heritage’s FUN Signature...

Struck on a .9999 American Buffalo blank, the ‘Eagalo’ is the only known U.S. gold wrong planchet error Collectors will have the opportunity in January...

Incredible Sutton Court Collection Early Half Dollars at Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Sutton Court Collection of Early Half Dollars Varieties is one of the most exciting...

U.S. Gold Coins – Unexpected Die Variety on Early U.S. Half...

By David Stone - This article appeared in the Winter 2017-2018 edition of Heritage Magazine for the Intelligent Collector Die varieties of early U.S. $5 Gold Half...