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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 – 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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Certifies Mexico 60 Peso Error...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...