CoinWeek IQ: A Breakdown of Flowing Hair Large Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   The Flowing Hair cent of 1793, along with the half cent, were the first coins mass-produced by the United...

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

Type B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters....... By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... Beginning in 1956 and continuing through 1964, the Philadelphia Mint produced a...

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...

Benefits of the CONECA Website for Error Coin Collectors

Ken Potter is well known in the numismatic industry for his many talents and areas of expertise. His involvement and knowledge with error coins...

US Coins – Distinct Varieties of 2015 $5 Gold Eagles Discovered...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) graders have discovered two distinct US coin edge varieties of 2015 $5 One-Tenth Ounce Gold Eagles: “Wide Reeds” and “Narrow...

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...

Impressive Mint State 1811 Half Eagle Gold Coin in June 2017...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Lot 11394 of our June 2017 Baltimore Auction spotlights a gorgeous MS-62+ (PCGS) CAC 1811...

Four More Lots You Need to Know: Stack’s Bowers June 2017...

By CoinWeek ..... Previously, CoinWeek covered three important modern coin lots that you need to know about from the Stack’s Bowers June 2017 auction at...

British Error Coins Prove No Mistake In Spink NY Sale

It seems collectors and dealers alike find the Royal Mint’s foibles quite interesting as heated bidding on lots from the Bill Snyder Collection of...

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...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Double Struck Peace Dollar

United States 1922 Peace Dollar Flip-Over Double Strike in Collar, PCGS AU58 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Major mint errors in the U.S....

Ike Group Announces Eisenhower Dollar DIVA Coin Catalog. Video: 2:32

Andy Oskam, President, Ike Group Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... Eisenhower dollars continue to be a collecting series of interest to collectors especially to members of the...

CoinWeek IQ – The Oddities of Indian Head Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   We all know that there are countless varieties of large cents, meticulously cataloged and collected. Early silver coinage and...

VAMs & More, The View: Commentary on the VAM Market

By C. Logan McKechnie for the VAM View.... VAMs have always been the stepchild of the numismatic marketplace. Morgan dollars, however, are the most collected...

Five More Rare Modern Coins Worth Big Bucks

Collectors are realizing just how rare certain modern errors and varieties really are   By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The recent private transaction of the ultra-rare...

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...

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 /...

Exceedingly Rare 1958 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln Cent Offered at Stack’s...

1958 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln Cent - One of Just Three Examples Known By Ben Orooji, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is...

Canadian 2016 Grizzly Bear Proof Coin CAD Error Roars onto Scene

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The 2016 Canadian $200 Roaring Grizzly Bear Proof coin is making headlines for a recently discovered error variety. The...

Another Error Coin Pioneer Passes … Lonesome John Devine 1933-2013

Memorial by Ronn Fern & Ken Potter John P. Devine, a founding member of the Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) and...

The 1960 Small Date Cent: The Coin That Kicked off a...

By David W. Lange for CoinWeek .....   There are a handful of events that have brought the hobby of collecting coins front and center in...

PCGS Confirms Major New 1798 Dollar Variety

New obverse and reverse die combination on a 1798 Draped Bust silver dollar. Image courtesy PCGS There's been a big discovery in early American numismatics. Professional...

Double-Tailed Quarter Dollar Error Coin – Most Expensive Washington Quarter Error...

 Nationally-known error coin dealer Fred Weinberg always brings amazing error coins with him when he travels the national coin show circuit. At the January 2018...

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,...

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...

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...

Collect Smart! Expand Your Coin Knowledge Through ANA Seminars

Whether you're new to collecting or a seasoned professional, ANA programs can help you become a smarter collector and enrich your enjoyment of the...

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...

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...