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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Guinea/Sovereign Pattern...

Recently Surfaced After 200 Years   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... W&R-182 Copper NGC MS62BN Although this unique pattern Guinea/Sovereign is listed in the...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Historic German States Gold Service...

Circa 1806 German States Bavaria King Maximilian I Joseph (1806-1825) Historic Gold Service Medal by Losch 6 Ducats 20.96 grams 36mm Unlisted in Gold Wittelsbach #2478 (In Silver)   By Mike...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Gold Off Metal Trial...

1861 German States Bavaria Medal Prince Adalbert (Brother of King Maximilian II) Gold Off Metal Strike "First Test" (Trial Strike) Hand Engraving from the Bavarian Mint Presented to the...

NGC Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin, Kennedy Half Dollars

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is now attributing Proof Franklin half dollars and Proof Kennedy half dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick...

Collecting the Special Mint Set Coins of 1965-1967

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The mid-1960s was a colorful time in American numismatics, with the United States Mint making a series of changes...

Rare US Gold Coins: “Holy Grail” BD-1 Variety 1796 Quarter Eagle

Gold $2.50 Quarter eagles were struck for the first time in 1796 and three die varieties are known for the date. This coin represents...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof 1776-1976 S Bicentennial...

Double Denomination & Dual Date   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known Proof Bicentennial quarter struck over a Roosevelt dime....

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Proof 1970-S Kennedy Half Dollar...

Double Struck, One of Three Known (on Shell Gas Tokens)   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is an amazing and spectacular Proof major...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Dual Mint Mark Proof...

Unique Dual Mint Mark Discovery   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Upon closer examination of the understrike on the reverse of the quarter, Jon...

1880-CC Morgan Dollar VAM-5: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

1880-CC Morgan Dollar Description Superb Gem 1880-CC 8/7 Morgan Dollar VAM-5, Ex GSA Hoard Just one finer in this category 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. VAM-5....

Gem Proof 1868 Judd-611 Pattern Large Cent in Stack’s Bowers June...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Braided Hair large cent was struck for circulation from 1839 through 1857, when it was...

No FG Kennedy Half Dollars – What Are They & What...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Kennedy half dollars are among the most popular United States coins, offering a wide variety of common dates, conditional...

Heritage Month-Long Error Coins Auction Open for Bidding

Heritage's latest month-long auction, featuring fascinating yet affordable error coins, is open for bidding! This auction focuses on the world of Error coins, the highly...

1806 Draped Bust Silver Half Dollar: Blanchard

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   She is a busty beauty with flowing long hair. This 1806 classic silver half dollar, the Draped Bust, has outstanding...

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...

1955 DDO Lincoln Cent Sells for $124k at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, March 1, bidding ended on GreatCollections.com for this 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln cent, graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS and...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique & Unlisted 1869 Standard...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Patterns in the Standard Silver series, inscribed on each coin STANDARD SILVER, were produced in the dime,...

Collecting US Coins: Type vs Variety vs…?

By Mike Sherman for PCGS ......   The categorization of U.S. coins into types, sub-types, major varieties, minor or sub-varieties, and die varieties is far from...

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...

Classic US Coin Profiles: One of the Finest Known 1839/8 Type...

Varieties of the 1839 $10 eagle are known with the Liberty Head design as seen on coins from 1838 (along with large letters on...

Rare Errors and Cool Coins at Heritage’s February 2020 Long Beach...

   From February 20-23, Heritage Auctions will offer 2,010 lots of high-quality certified coins, included hundreds of CAC-approved pieces at its US Coins Signature Auction...

Rare Silver Plug 1795 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The early United States Mint practice of inserting silver plugs into half dollars and dollars to...

Condition Census 1793 Wreath Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2020 Baltimore...

Fresh-to-Market S-11c Variety a Major Wreath Cent Rarity   By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The large cents struck by the United States Mint...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is an incredible and unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos struck in silver. It is an obverse...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S Proof Clad Ike Dollar...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is one of the most spectacular Proof Ike dollar mint errors of all time. Not only...

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...