A new die marriage has been confirned for the 1837 Capped Bust, Reeded Edge half dollar. It has been assigned catalog number GR-26.
New Finds By Coin World Staff | Date: 09-20-13
Newly published research from a 1622 Tierra Firme shipwreck discovered more than two decades ago sheds light on the scientific side of shipwreck recovery.
New Finds By Jeff Starck | Date: 04-23-13
A workman at a French winery was stunned when he discovered nearly 500 U.S. gold coins while working on a renovation project at the winery. Bonhams will offer at auction June 3 in Los Angeles the Champagne Lanson Bonnet Vineyard Collection of 497 Coronet and Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagl...
New Finds By Michele Orzano | Date: 02-16-13
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. Nicholas P. Brown, owner of Majestic Rarities in Chicago, confirmed to Coin World July 12 his purchase of...
New Finds By Paul Gilkes-Coin World Staff | Date: 07-18-11
Searching through rolls of hand-wrapped United States cents is always a magical experience. I’ve been a roll searcher for five decades and I still get a high voltage charge out of the anticipation I feel as I open and examine the contents of each roll. My excitement is, and always h...
New Finds By Bill O'Rourke | Date: 04-29-11
What has been determined to be one of now approximately nine known examples of the Overton 101 variety of the 1795 Flowing Hair, Two Leaves half dollar surfaced in Sacramento, Calif., in March. Los Altos, Calif., numismatist Sheridan Downey said the coin was brought to the March 17 to 19 Amer...
New Finds By Paul Gilkes-Coin World Staff | Date: 04-05-11
A rare post-Colonial copper has resurfaced in New Hampshire. Listed in A Guide Book of United States Coins (frequently called the “Red Book”) under “Post-Colonial Issues,” the no-date (1787) New York state copper features an American Indian on its obverse and King Geor...
New Finds By Erik Martin-Coin World Staff | Date: 03-16-11
An extremely rare New Jersey copper sold for $105,655.55 on eBay on Feb. 6, setting a new mark for the highest price a U.S. Colonial issue has achieved on the online auction site. According to one source, the price realized was the highest for any coin ever sold on eBay. The 1786 coin is ...
New Finds By John Kraljevich - Special to Coin World | Date: 02-21-11