France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView

PCGS Around the World – Full Mirror Brockage Mint Error French Gold

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView In coin...
Gem Off-Center Victoria Sovereign Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Gem Off-Center Victoria Sovereign Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   This month we have brought together quite an interesting selection of coins and medals for your consideration. If you see something of interest,...
It’s "Doubled" Die! - Error Coins and Coin Varieties

It’s “Doubled” Die! – Error Coins and Coin Varieties

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   One of the most nagging malapropisms in numismatics has to do with what is easily the most popular and...
A Showcase of VAM Morgan Dollar Varieties From Heritage Auctions

A Showcase of VAM Morgan Dollar Varieties From Heritage Auctions

The latest Showcase auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Silver Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM die...
Spectacular 1886 Morgan Dollar Die Cap Error to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Spectacular 1886 Morgan Dollar Die Cap Error to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Famous coin one of Amon Carter’s personal favorites   One of the greatest error coins known, the 1886 Morgan Dollar Obverse Die Cap graded PCGS MS64,...
Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   It seems most collectors look for varieties on the obverse and reverse of a coin, and that makes total...
U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   All of the American Gold Eagle $10 quarter-ounce bullion coins mistakenly struck with an unfinished Proof obverse die were...
PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   PCGS has been seeing some fantastic coins recently, including some new discoveries and old favorites. Numismatic headlines were made...

The 1898 “Single 9” Pond: South Africa’s Rarest Gold Coin

Most serious coin collectors in South Africa have heard about the Single 9, commonly referred to as the “King of South African Coins.” However...
PCGS New World Coin Variety Report October 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report October 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   This month has been active with several new varieties being added to the PCGS database and census. These include...
The Coin Analyst: California Coin Dealer Discovers Major 2021 Gold Eagle Error Coin

The Coin Analyst: California Coin Dealer Discovers Major 2021 Gold Eagle Error Coin

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Gerald Medel, owner of Lakeside Coins in El Cajon, part of San Diego County, California, recently made the...
PCGS Certifies 1/4 oz 2021 Type 2 American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins With “W” Mint Marks

PCGS Certifies 1/4 oz 2021 Type 2 American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins With...

Submitted by GreatCollections, the Type 2 Reverse bullion coins with West Point mint marks were found by Gerald Medel and are now classified as...
GreatCollections Offering 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar Wrong Planchet Error

GreatCollections Offering 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar Wrong Planchet Error

The firm GreatCollections is offering a major error, a 1972-S Proof Eisenhower dollar struck on a clad Kennedy half dollar planchet, in an auction...
Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   An unintentional but serious error has been discovered on the just-issued 2021 Single Gold Ducat of the Netherlands. The...
The 1966 Australian Wavy “2” 20-Cent - PCGS

The 1966 Australian Wavy “2” 20-Cent

By Eric Eigner for PCGS ......   Modern Australian coins have been extremely popular, touching a cohort of new collectors with the collecting bug. While you...
New 1854 Period 1 California Fractional Gold Dollar Variety Discovered

New 1854 Period 1 California Fractional Gold Dollar Variety Discovered

A new die variety of California Fractional Gold Dollar has been discovered by Ken Glickman, an avid collector and researcher of California Fractional Gold...
Norweb 1820 Square Base 2 Half Eagle, the Only Available BD-4, Offered by Heritage Auctions

Norweb 1820 Square Base 2 Half Eagle, the Only Available BD-4, Offered by Heritage...

Nine 1820 half eagle varieties exist to challenge collectors. Four of those die marriages have a Square Base 2, and five varieties feature a...
1851-O/O $5, PCGS VF30. Images courtesy PCGS

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report September 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the positive response to the previous report in August 2021, we will continue the series! This month we...
Recently Discovered Rare Proof 1831 Capped Bust Quarter at Heritage Long Beach Auction

Recently Discovered Rare Proof 1831 Capped Bust Quarter at Heritage Long Beach Auction

The upcoming Long Beach Expo Signature Auction from Heritage Auctions, scheduled for October 6-10, features a magnificent Premium Gem Proof 1831 quarter, a piece...
Error Coins Featured in Heritage Showcase Auction October 6

Error Coins Featured in Heritage Showcase Auction October 6

Mint errors — the numismatic byproducts of Murphy's Law — take center stage again in Heritage Auction's latest Error Coinage Showcase Auction. Bidding is...
Two Chinese Pavilion Dollars in Gold at Stack's Bowers September Hong Kong Auction

Two Chinese Pavilion Dollars in Gold at Stack’s Bowers September Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   There is an abundant selection of numismatic highlights in the upcoming fall Hong Kong...
Heritage Showcase Auction Featuring VAMs, Prooflike Morgan Dollars

Heritage Showcase Auction Featuring VAMs, Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

The latest Showcase auction of US coinsfrom Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Silver Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM die varieties...
Error Coin Highlights From PCGS for August 2021 - Hong Kong 1975 $5 Clipped Planchet Error PCGS MS64

Error Coin Highlights From PCGS for August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   One of the highlights of being a grader is seeing some truly amazing coins. This is especially true with...
PCGS New World Coin Varieties Report August 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the volume of coins submitted at PCGS, it is not uncommon for new significant world varieties to be...
Legend to Auction Howard Sharfman's Incredible Chicago Collection of Half Dollars

Legend to Auction Howard Sharfman’s Incredible Chicago Collection of Half Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   On September 2, 2021, Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ (LRCA) Regency Auction 47 will be held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Proof San Francisco Eisenhower Dollar Double Struck on Aluminum Token

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Proof San Francisco Eisenhower Dollar Double Struck on...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Proof 197X-S Ike Dollar Double Struck on 2 Gram Aluminum Shell Gas Token PCGS PR 64 1 of 3 Known   This...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique Specimen Strike 1873 Closed 3 Gold Half Eagle

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Specimen Strike 1873 Closed 3 Gold Half...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Unique 1873 Closed 3 $5 Experimental Finish NGC SP 64   NGC has certified this unique 1873 Closed 3 Five Dollar...
Fred Weinberg’s Personal Error Coin Rarities on Display at Heritage Auctions’ ANA Booth

Fred Weinberg’s Personal Error Coin Rarities on Display at Heritage Auctions’ ANA Booth

1880-S Major Off-Center Morgan dollar and Sacagawea Quarter Mule offer collectors a once-in-a-generation opportunity   Longtime collector and error dealer Fred Weinberg has decided to retire...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - U.S. Proof Error Coins Offered in ANA Heritage Auction

Mike Byers Mint Error News – U.S. Proof Error Coins Offered in ANA Heritage...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Here is a Selection of U.S. Proof Error Coins that are featured in the upcoming August 2021...

Mint Error Coin Chronicles: Partial Collars

Fascinating errors illustrate mechanical difficulties when seating blanks   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the world’s leading authority on mint errors, a popular segment...