Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique Proof Kennedy Half Bonded Pair

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Kennedy Half Bonded Pair

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar Struck on Copper Planchet on Obverse (Bonded Pair) NGC PF 67 UNIQUE * * * This bonded pair...
Five Important Gold Coins To Watch at Heritage's January 2023 FUN Sale

Five Important Gold Coins To Watch at Heritage’s January 2023 FUN Sale

On January 5, 2023, Heritage Auctions will present the second session of the historic Harry W. Bass, Jr. Core Collection. This offering includes an...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Mated Pair of Proof Ike Dollars

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Mated Pair of Proof Ike Dollars

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Mated Pair of Proof Ike Dollars Struck Off-Center on 1¢ Planchets NGC Proof 67 RB & Proof 66 RB UNIQUE *...
Trophy Rarities, Including 3 Unique U.S. Coins, at Heritage Auctions in January

Trophy Rarities, Including 3 Unique U.S. Coins, at Heritage Auctions in January

To many collectors, the ultimate opportunity involves a chance to acquire something unique, a stand-alone trophy that nobody else could have. Collectors of top U.S....
Wells Fargo Treasure Box Lid From S.S. Central America Sells for $99,600

Wells Fargo Treasure Box Lid From S.S. Central America Sells for $99,600

Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote, Keys To Fabled Ship’s Treasure Room, and Polhemus Counter-Stamped Double Eagle Also Set Records In Holabird Western Americana Collections...
Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

This December event features almost 500 gold pieces and coins and jewelry from the world’s most famous hidden treasure   This time, at least, the hunt...
Unique Declaration of Independence Medal Leads Record $4.27 Million Sedwick Auction

Unique Declaration of Independence Medal Leads Record $4.27 Million Sedwick Auction

A unique American silver medal depicting the presentation of the Declaration of Independence set a new record during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s November 3...
CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Ike Dollar Overstruck by Cent Dies

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Ike Dollar Overstruck by Cent Dies

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1972 Eisenhower Dollar Overstruck by 1972 Cent Dies PCGS MS 63 UNIQUE * * * This is a spectacular and unique...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Washington Quarter Struck on Half Eagle Gold Coin

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Washington Quarter Struck on Half Eagle Gold Coin

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   UNIQUE GOLD QUARTER 1970-S Proof Washington 25¢ Overstruck on 1898 Liberty $5 Gold Coin 8.3 Grams NGC PF 66   This gold Washington...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 2018-P Roosevelt Dime Struck on a Steel Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 2018-P Roosevelt Dime Struck on a Steel Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   2018-P Roosevelt Dime Struck on a Steel Planchet 98% Iron / 1.5 Grams PCGS MS 60 New Discovery   This is a fascinating...
PCGS Grades New 1800 Draped Bust Half Dime Variety

PCGS Grades New 1800 Draped Bust Half Dime Variety

By Dylan Dominguez and Edward Van Orden for PCGS ......   In the world of numismatics, one often hears the enthusiastically exclaimed, “You never know what's...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique 1973-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1973-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair Ike Dollar Struck on a 1¢ Planchet mated with an Ike Dollar Indented by...
Six Gold Coins From the Bass Collection I Liked: An Analysis

Six Gold Coins From the Bass Collection I Liked: An Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On September 29, 2022, the first part of four sales featuring the Harry Bass Core Collection was...
Sunken Treasure: The Story of Black Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

Sunken Treasure: The Story of Black Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

Shaquille Brissett - GainesvilleCoins.com ......   Beneath the waters of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the sea floor is laden with gold, like the streets of heaven, only a bit...

Unusual Items: A Bizarre Territorial Gold Coin Overstrike

The Heritage Auctions 2010 April-May CSNS US Coin Auction #1139 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin featured a bizarre example of territorial coin production: a Clark Gruber Twenty Dollar...

The Numismatic Callbacks of the Game of Thrones Coinage

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   With the successful recent premiere of HBO’s House of the Dragon--a prequel to George R.R. Martin’s A Song of...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique Broadstruck 1906-D $20 Liberty

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Broadstruck 1906-D $20 Liberty

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1906-D $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Broadstruck (Out of the Collar) NGC AU 58 UNIQUE   This is the only known United...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 1973-S "Blue Ike" Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S “Blue Ike” Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Eisenhower Dollar "Blue Ike" Struck on a Clad Planchet 22.3 grams (Should be on a 40% Silver Planchet) PCGS...
Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Modern Proof coins that were struck at the San Francisco Mint, as most Proof coinage has been since 1968, normally...
Offbeat Numismatics: The Leper Colony Coins of Colombia

Offbeat Numismatics: The Leper Colony Coins of Colombia

By Crystal Gomez - Content Writer, Gainesville Coins ......   Between 1900 and 1930, Colombia made special coins for leprosy colonies. In this epoch, leprosy cases...
Coin Profiles - Hobo Nickels

Coin Profiles – Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because...

A Neat Knick-Knack – Counterfeit 1842 Dahlonega Gold Half Eagle

Counterfeit Dahlonega Gold by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As you become a more passionate collector, “oddball” items become more appealing. I refer...
Eroticism on Ancient Coins

Eroticism on Ancient Coins (Adults Only)

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THROUGH A LONG chain of pious frauds and medieval myth-making, the February 14 feast day of St....
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique Proof 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar Overstruck on San Francisco Assay Office Medal

Unique Proof 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar Overstruck on San Francisco Assay Office Medal in Heritage...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This unique Proof 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar overstruck on a San Francisco Assay Office medal is featured in...
The Mystery of the Only Known 1870-S Half Dime

The Mystery of the Only Known 1870-S Half Dime

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1870, when a new mint facility was being built in San Francisco for the "Granite Lady", as the building...
Modern Mules: The Rarest Error Coins

Modern Mules: The Rarest Error Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   When it comes to error coins, a mule is simply a coin that was struck from a die pair that...

In 2017 PCGS Certified Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors in 2017. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed...
Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins

Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ......   IN 2007, CANADA captured a world record by producing five examples of a 100-kilogram gold piece (220.5...

The Story of the 1973/74 Aluminum Lincoln Penny

By Blanchard & Company ...... How do you run a successful business? You make sure that costs don’t exceed revenues. However, in a 2014 biennial report to...