Author Archives: Ken Potter

More 2015-P Nebraska doubled dies reported

In the May 12 issue of Numismatic News, I revealed the discovery of a 2015-P Nebraska “Homestead” America the Beautiful quarter with a strong doubled die reverse. It was first reported by Steve Atwood of Florida on the Coin Community … Continue reading

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New doubled die quarter discovered

Steve Atwood of Florida managed to nab five new doubled-die reverse varieties of the recently released 2015-P Homestead (Nebraska) America the Beautiful quarters. At least one of the varieties falls into the category of what I’d consider major while a … Continue reading

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Third Roosevelt dime error discovered

A third date for the Roosevelt dime has been found with prominent doubling on Roosevelt’s lips. The latest report is of a 1955-S dime reported by Calvin Goddard of California. Goddard also found a 1953-S “Hot Lips” dime that was … Continue reading

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Mintmarks can move

Numismatic News reader Curtis Jordan of Michigan submitted an interesting coin in the form of a 1989-D Lincoln cent with a very low mintmark. The Denver mintmark on his cent is positioned much further south than what was considered the … Continue reading

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Another Roosevelt dime with doubled lips discovered

A 1953-S dime with nice hub doubling of Roosevelt’s lips has been reported by Calvin Goddard of California. Goddard found this coin in his collection after reading the Jan. 6 Numismatic News story about the find of a 1964-D doubled … Continue reading

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Doubled-die gold ounce and clad quarter found

Dr. James Wiles, CONECA’s attributer of 20th and 21st century die varieties, has just listed spectacular doubled dies on a 1986 gold $50 American Eagle and on a clad proof 1999-S Pennsylvania state quarter. The 1986 gold American Eagle, submitted … Continue reading

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Collector discovers “Hot Lips” 1964-D Roosevelt dime

Numismatic News reader Mark Joyner of Pennsylvania has reported a 1964-D Roosevelt dime that exhibits one of the strongest examples of a coin sporting “doubled lips” as the result of Hub Doubling, or what most collectors refer to as a … Continue reading

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Small show yields find

For years I have been seeking out a larger size coin with Double Collar Cuds. And I finally found it at the Suburban Detroit Area Coin Show.
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CONECA selects Cherrypickers Award winners

Every year at the ANA’s, World’s Fair Of Money, the Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) gathers together for their annual event dubbed Errorama. Continue reading

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Book spurs rare cent find

A 1983 copper-alloy cent has been found by a Pennsylvania collector who had purchased a copy of Strike it Rich with Pocket Change that was co-authored by Dr. Brian Allen and me. Continue reading

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