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Coin Clinic: How Can I Determine the Value of an Error Coin?

Wouldn’t eye appeal be superior on a coin that has a better finish than another of the same grade? One person may like nicely toned coins while someone else doesn’t like toning at all. A third person might think the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: January 21, 2020

In Defense of the U.S. Mint I just finished reading the letters in the Dec. 17 issue of Numismatic News and all the bashing of the mint once again.  I do not always agree with what the mint does all … Continue reading

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Rare Reagan plain edge dollar error in sale

A plain edge error 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential dollar coin is featured in an online auction being called by GreatCollections.com. It is the only one known. Closing date is Jan. 20. What do you think it might be worth? Current … Continue reading

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Doubled-die cents found by newcomer

While thousands of dreamers are checking change for a small-date 1982-D copper cent, a new collector in Georgia repeatedly found examples of a 1995-D doubled-die cent and profited accordingly. Dilenia Fiore has reported finding seven examples of the rare 1995-D … Continue reading

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French speakers have found me

What’s the French word for counterfeit? I didn’t know, either, until I looked it up on Translate.Google.com. Why did I care? For some reason this week, French speakers have discovered my email address as it relates to the unique 1982-D … Continue reading

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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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Wire rim dime error attracts attention

Nothing makes me happier than creating a front page that generates reader feedback. The Nov. 6 issue of Numismatic News did just that. It shows a silver reverse proof 2018-S silver dime. The dime likely was struck with much higher … Continue reading

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High Wire Rim dime found in set

A nifty dime error has been reported by Numismatic News reader Rob Garfinkle. It was found in a 2018-S silver reverse proof set. It is visually quite striking, don’t you think? Already it has been sent in to Numismatic Guaranty … Continue reading

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Celtic gold in November sale

A metal detectorist in Britain has unearthed a 2,000-year-old coin error. It occurs on a rare Iron Age gold stater of King Tasciovanos (“Badger-Killer”). He ruled the Catuvellauni of Hertfordshire around 25 B.C.E. to 10 C.E. The usual legend of … Continue reading

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Dime error found in silver reverse proof set

A nifty dime error has been reported by Numismatic News reader Rob Garfinkle. It was found in a 2018-S silver reverse proof set. It is visually quite striking, don’t you think? Already it has been sent in to Numismatic Guaranty … Continue reading

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