The Coinage of the Micronation of Celestial Space: PCGS

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...

Perth Mint Presents The Jewelled Horse 10oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is delighted to present The Jewelled Horse, an exceptional collectible showcasing rare and spectacular treasures from two Western Australian icons –...

NGC Certifies First Sacagawea-Presidential Dollar Mule

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the first known mule of a Sacagawea Dollar and a Presidential Dollar. This incredible error, which paired a Sacagawea...
Apparently Unique 1516 Gold Real From Cologne Offered in Stack's Bowers NYINC Auction

Apparently Unique 1516 Gold Real From Cologne Offered in Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   In the late 15th century, the vast silver deposits in the Austrian realm of...
fully signed, issued, and uncancelled Act of February 24, 1815, $3 note featured in the Heritage sale of the Mike Coltrane Collection

Unique War of 1812 $3 Note Leads Results in Heritage Auction of Mike Coltrane...

A $3 bill issued during the War of 1812 led the results in Heritage Auction's November 4-5 sale of The Mike Coltrane Collection Part...

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...

Results Analysis of the Donald G. Partrick Collection of Connecticut Copper Coins

By Ron Guth .....   On November 1, 2020, Heritage Auctions sold the Connecticut Copper collection assembled by Donald G. Partrick. This was a highly anticipated...
Stack's Bowers Offers Bill Fivaz’s World’s Worst Type Coin Set

Stack’s Bowers Offers Bill Fivaz’s World’s Worst Type Coin Set

In an endeavor that spanned more than 25 years, noted numismatist and researcher Bill Fivaz put considerable efforts into obtaining and downgrading coins for...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804 Dollar Certified by...

Reposted Article by Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .....   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American...

PCGS Grades 1st New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety Discovered in Nearly a...

New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Graded by PCGS as an F15 and Designated a “Discovery Coin”   It still pays to scrutinize all coins for...

Bimetallic US Braille Pattern Dollar Offered by Stack’s Bowers in November Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents a rare bimetallic pattern dollar featuring Braille text in their November 2020 Showcase Auction. Struck by the German company Schuler for...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – New Martha Washington Die Design Quarter Test Strike

New Martha Washington Die Design (2011-2013) U.S. Quarter Test Strike Judd #2225 - Mint Cancelled NGC Brilliant Uncirculated Unique in Private Hands   By Mike Byers for Mint Error...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1972-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair

Ike Dollar Struck on a 1¢ Planchet mated with an Ike Dollar Struck on a 10¢ Planchet NGC Proof 67 AMAZING UNIQUE DISCOVERY   By Mike Byers for...

Mint Error News – Unique 1973-S Kennedy Half Dollar Overstruck on 1973-S Quarter

Only Known Proof U.S. Kennedy Half Dollar Struck on Any U.S. Coin Double Denomination NGC PF 67 Cameo UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1970-S Proof Washington Quarter Overstruck on Canadian...

King George V (1911-1936) Mint Error NGC PF 64 UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This unique 1970-S Proof Quarter mint error from...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Gilt Reverse Pattern 1831 Half Sovereign

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Proof Bicentennial Quarter 2x Struck on Roosevelt Dime

Proof 1776-1976 S Bicentennial Quarter Double Struck on Struck Roosevelt Dime DOUBLE DENOMINATION PCGS PR 67 CAMEO Unique Discovery Coin   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1977 Lincoln Cent on Aluminum Planchet

This Unique 1977 Aluminum Cent is either an intentionally made Mint Error on a leftover aluminum planchet from 1974-1975 or a pattern struck in...

The Great du Pont Coin Robbery… and Recovery

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   Thursday, October 5, 1967, was a really terrific day for this author. I was 14 years old, a freshman...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique German 5 Mark Die Trial in Silver

1932G Germany 5 Mark Reverse Trial Strike in Silver Johann Goethe NGC PF 62 UNIQUE & UNLISTED   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and...

One of a Kind: Some Unique Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “This is a very rare coin; only two examples known! Unfortunately, the only guy in...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1863 California Fractional Gold 25¢ Overstruck on...

1863 Round Liberty Gold 25¢ California Fractional Gold BG-820 Overstruck on 1860/50 BG-819 NGC MS 61 UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Multiple Error Clad Ike Dollar Struck on...

Also Features a 70% Reverse Indent by a QUARTER Planchet   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   All Ike dollar off-metals are highly prized by...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Obverse & Reverse Die Trials for Spain’s...

Struck in Gilt Copper - Uniface - UNIQUE & UNLISTED NEW DISCOVERY   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and spectacular...

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

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...

NGC Certifies 1st Olympic Basketball Gold Medal Ever Awarded

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the first Olympic gold medal for basketball ever awarded. This ultimate symbol of the sport's rise to a...

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

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 – Unique Dual Mint Mark Proof 1776-1976 S Bicentennial...

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...

NGC Certifies Unique 1952 Great Britain Penny

In Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing...