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...

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...

Highlights from the Upcoming Issue of Errorscope

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

Unique 1800 S-209 Obverse Brockage Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   We are thrilled to present a rare mint error large cent among the many early American...

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...

Modern US Coins – 1970 Washington Quarter Error Gets 15 Minutes...

People have been checking their change recently for 1970 Washington quarters - What’s all the fuss about? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   Las Vegas coin...

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...

Hot Lips and Scar Face: Two Dramatic 1888-O Morgan Dollar Varieties

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   In my previous sortie into VAM territory, I mentioned the 1888-O “Hot Lips” variety of Morgan dollar....

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...

CONECA: New In the ErrorScope

Volume 22 Number 4 – July / August 2013 CONECA (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) has released its latest bimonthly journal,...

Over $5 Million Realized in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Santa Ana...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2020 Auction continued the trend of exceptional prices realized recently demonstrated in their March Santa Ana and May Hong...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Rare Buffalo Nickel on 10...

1919 Buffalo Nickel Off-Metal Struck on Argentina 10 Centavos Planchet NGC MS 62 Extremely Rare - 3 Known   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   The United States...

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...

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...

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 – Unique 1974-S Aluminum Lincoln Cent...

The Only 1974-S Aluminum Cent That Can Be Privately Owned   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... The 1974 aluminum cent is world famous. Proposed in...

Rare Lincoln Cent Variety Set to Bring Over $27,000 at GreatCollections...

A top-population 1944-D/S Lincoln cent is currently drawing strong interest from collectors at a GreatCollections Certified Coin Auctions sale. With less than four days to...

NGC Certifies Rare 1942 and 1943 Wrong Planchet Cents

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extraordinary group of four 1942 and 1943 Lincoln Cents struck on the wrong planchets. Included in this...

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,...

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...

Three Interesting Classic U.S. Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   At DWN, I get to handle many interesting coins. Some make it to the website; others...

The Affordable Yet Scarce 1939-D & 1950-D Jefferson Nickel Keys Dates

By Jon Garner for PCGS ......   Jefferson nickels have been around since 1938, but despite the long run of this popular series, it has not...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Sets New Record with Sale of Sac Dollar Washington...

Another record was shattered in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 2018 Baltimore Auction as the 17th-known example of the famed (2000)-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington...

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...

Modern Chinese Varieties: 2002 Gold Panda Frosted and Mirrored Branches

By David J. Camire for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Due to the overwhelming popularity of modern Chinese coins, there has been steady increase and interest in...

NGC Recognizes New Variety of 2010­P Grand Canyon 5 Ounce Specimen...

The first variety in the America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver coin series has been discovered and will now be recognized by Numismatic Guaranty...

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...

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...