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...

NGC Certifies New Half Cent Variety

1795 Die Marriage Previously Unknown with Lettered Edge Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified a new variety of 1795 Half Cent. It is the first...

Unique Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Mint Error Discovery Coin Available at...

Only known piece with missing edge lettering By CoinWeek ....   As many collectors know, after the first few Presidential $1 coins were issued in 2007, some...

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...

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...

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,...

Tips for Beginners: Coin Collecting by the Roll

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Collecting coins by the roll has always offered a “hoarding appeal” - if owning a single desirable coin is fun,...

The Geyer Collection of World War II-Era Mint Error Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #190 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds...

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

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...

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...

Famous (2000)-P Mule Error, State Quarter Obverse, Sacagawea Reverse to be...

This "mule" error, which combines a Sacagawea dollar's planchet and eagle "tails" design with a "heads" side that shows George Washington and the legends...

1792 A Hub Story: How the First U.S. Mint Coinage Dies...

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, EAC President William Eckberg gave an in-depth presentation on his ongoing research into the production techniques employed...

Top Pop “Cheerios” Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2018 Baltimore...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo in Baltimore...

Finest 1831 Capped Bust Dime Variety Featured in August 2019 ANA...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The JR-3 variety of the 1831 Capped Bust dime is unremarkable in most grades and carries...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Newly Discovered Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule to be Offered...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is delighted to offer the 17th-known example of the famous (2000)-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule in their Official Auction...

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 – 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...

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...

Heritage Auctions: FUN Times in the Florida Summer

This year's July 11-14 Summer FUN Signature Auction is packed with collector coins in virtually all denominations. One of the highlights of this year's...

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 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...

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....

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”...

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...