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...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die Researcher Tom Kalantzis Tom Kalantzis was a dedicated researcher of Eisenhower dollar doubled dies....

Why Are 1943 Copper and 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent Errors So...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Lincoln Cent Errors, Coin Markets #306   For CoinWeek by Greg Reynolds .....   Although 1909-S VDB and 1914-D pennies are often thought of as...

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...

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...

Spotlight on Mint Error Coins in Month-Long Heritage Auction

Mint errors take center stage in Heritage's latest Month-Long Internet Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session scheduled for 6 pm...

Unique 1943 Bronze Cents Set To Be Displayed at the FUN...

The first-ever public display of the one-of-a-kind set of 1943 bronze Lincoln cents from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints will be hosted...

Coin Pricing: Always a Mystery

By C. Logan McKechnie - VamsandMore.com  ......   When it comes to confusing coin pricing, April was in like a lion and out like a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Upcoming Central States Numismatic Society Auction Features Finest Known VAM

"Acquiring an 1887 with a clashed E is considered a landmark event by most variety specialists" ..., Jeff Oxman wrote in his book, The...

Pan-Pac Expo Treasures Highlight $6.5+ Million Summer FUN Results

Two Panama-Pacific International Exposition $50 commemorative gold coins, one round and one octagonal, topped the results as Heritage's July 7-10 Summer FUN auction raised...

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...

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...

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...

An Interesting 1840-O Half Eagle Gold Coin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   In a recent (April 2020) Heritage Auction, I purchased a very interesting 1840-O Narrow Mill half...

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...

Understanding the 1938-D D Over S Buffalo Nickel Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Buffalo Nickel series, running from 1913 through 1938 and designed by James Earle Fraser, yields many rare and...

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...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Gilt Reverse Pattern...

Gilt Uniface Reverse Die Trial NGC Proof 65 Ultra Cameo UNIQUE & UNRECORDED   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and unrecorded Proof...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: A Remarkable Walker Error

One of the featured lots in our July 7-10 Long Beach Signature auction is a double-struck Walking Liberty half dollar graded MS64 by NGC....

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”...

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...

NGC, Stack’s Bowers Galleries Identify New California Fractional Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Stack’s Bowers Galleries have identified a new variety of California Fractional Gold. The 1854 Octagonal California Gold Dollar was...

US Coins – NGC Certifies New Bust Quarter Variety

1822 B-3 is a Previously Unknown Die Marriage Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an 1822 quarter dollar variety that was previously unknown to numismatists....

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....