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Community Voice Response: March 3, 2020

From the Feb. 7, 2020, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Have you come across any error coins in circulation or in an inherited collection? If so, what was it? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.   I’ve found … Continue reading

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Error Coins Showcase Some Fun Mishaps

On Sept. 10, Heritage Auctions closed their Special Offering Error Coins Online Auction 60151.  It’s always fun to scan the results to see the mishaps made, and the Mint that made it, into collectors’ hands.  There were several coins struck … Continue reading

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Newcomer shows us how it’s done

I tell myself that I don’t look through cents anymore because my old eyes just can’t handle the close work. Is that a cop-out? I am beginning to think it is as I report yet another find of valuable cent … Continue reading

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Collectors find the time to spend with coins

When I was a kid, summer vacation was the time of year when I spent enormous amounts of time on coin collecting. This memory inspired me to ask the following question in our Friday e-newsletter: “Do the holidays keep you … Continue reading

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Coin Finds: Aim to be alert

We recently asked you, our readers, to share your best numismatic finds with us. Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the … Continue reading

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Error coins can bring big money

OK, admit it. That pocketful of change you have at the end of the day doesn’t go into the change jar until you’ve looked over each coin. And that’s a good thing, because there are lots of valuable coins floating … 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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Frosting error found on $50

The first example of a frosted “Freedom” proof 2007-W $50 platinum American Eagle was reported June 18 as the result of a March 15 article in Numismatic News. Based mainly on this report, which a reader found on the CONECA website that eventually linked him to the full report on the NumisMaster website, I can now state that this error, which is the third size, has finally been found. Continue reading

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