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Doubled-die found on the sidewalk

By Ron Brown I like the United States cent coin. Over the years, I have had the distinct pleasure of cherry-picking many Lincolns. But the real treat is when you find something not yet listed and identified as a new … Continue reading

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Short snorters organized by signatures

Is there a way in which people typically collect short snorters? There are many ways to collect these notes, but the most popular is likely when the note provides information including names, ranks, serial numbers, military unit designations, and other … Continue reading

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Doubled-die 2015 cent identified

Rodger Ryan is credited with finding what might be the strongest doubled die known so far on the date of a Lincoln cent for the entire 21st century! Only the 2006 Lincoln cent: DDO-001 shows overall stronger doubling of the … 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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Error coin found in change pays off big

It started with a man, a book and a few rolls of pennies. It ended when William Gaitlan of Yuma, Ariz., sold a 1969-S doubled die cent at a June 5 Heritage auction for $21,500. “I still don’t understand why … Continue reading

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‘Strike it Rich’ Spurs Rare Cent Find

Editor’s Note: This article refers to an older version of Strike It Rich With Pocket Change. Links to the book have been updated to feature the current edition.   IOLA, Wis. (June 18, 2012) — A 1983 copper-alloy cent has … Continue reading

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Zinc 1982 cent host to new doubled die

Reports of new doubled dies in Lincoln cents happen frequently, but very seldom does it occur that a major doubled die sees its first discovery and publication a quarter century after it was minted. Continue reading

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