by Jason Cuvelier While searching bank rolls, one can find three common types of altered unplated Lincoln’s. The first two types having the plating removed: a Lincoln soaked in a corrosive; a Lincoln subjected to some type of reverse electrolysis; the last is when a Lincoln has been plated on top of the original copper […]
In The News
In The News… Images © Ken Potter / Coin courtesy of Bill Gladden October 09, 2011—The 52nd Suburban Detroit Coin Show held in Livonia, Michigan September 29-30-Oct 1 has come and gone. As was the case at the last show, the Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America was offered a table for me […]
In The News… Image courtesy of NGC This is an example of one of the earlier reported mules that was handled by Fred Weinberg July 29, 2011—An 11th example of the undated double-denominated Sacagawea dollar/Washington quarter dollar mule error coin has surfaced, 11 years after the first example was found in Arkansas in 2000.
In the News… Coin World’s Managing Editor, William T. Gibbs, reports that the discovery of a 1971-D Kennedy half dollar struck on a silver-copper clad planchet is evidence that exciting coins like this transitional error can still be found. Watch the video on YouTube HERE.
In The News … August 16, 2015—The first reported (and to date the only known to me) 1952 Proof Franklin half dollar with a “Bugs Bunny” die clash was auctioned off by GreatCollections on Sunday, August 16th for $5,775 including the buyer’s fee. The variety was previously unrecorded until recently when it was reported by […]
Pepe DeMeo of New York sent in a 2001-P Kennedy half-dollar with some very interesting effects. While a normal coin has basined fields so that the central design can be raised up from the recess with some degree of relief and still be lower than the rims in order to facilitate protecting the designs for […]
SARASOTA, FLA. (August 10, 2017) — Vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way in Heritage Auctions’ recent sale at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money this month in Denver. The top two coins in the auction were both recently submitted to NGC for certification. One was a 1943 […]
by Ken Potter & John Wexler Image courtesy of John Wexler December 20, 2015—First reported to John Wexler, news of a strong 2015 Lincoln cent doubled die obverse variety quickly spread to at least one of the error-variety coin related Facebook pages, but it is still little known to most others and just missed getting […]