Most orphan off-metal errors are one-off events. The presence of two nearly identical examples struck on solid copper-nickel blanks suggests there may have been some planning involved The first comes from error dealer Jon Sullivan and weighs 4.81 grams. It has two very thin, partially worn-through patches of embedded copper-colored material on the reverse face....
The U.S. Mint has announced a sales date and maximum mintage for the 1792–2017-W American Liberty gold $100 gold coin, which is being issued as part of the Mint’s 225th anniversary celebration.
The average person would find it hard to accept that a 1979 Lincoln cent — a coin with a mintage of just over 6 billion — can be worth thousands of dollars.
The breadth of Heritage’s FUN auctions meant that collectors had a wide-range of choices if they were looking for a key date to add to their sets.
The full program of precious metal coins and other versions of the commemorative designs will be released for individual sale throughout the year, but the sets are the only option now to acquire the coins, with one exception.
Two Panda medals are planned for release during the World Money Fair in Berlin Feb. 2 to 5. The 2017 medals’ designs are by Shanghai Mint Senior Designer Yu Min, who also designed the 2016 medal.
2016 has been a huge year for the precious metals market. You probably knew that. Now read an exclusive report about how you can best take advantage of a gold and silver buying opportunity that likely won't come back around for several years.
The Pobjoy Mint on Jan. 10 released its fourth colorful titanium coin of 2017, a blue £2 coin celebrating the blue whale. The 2017 Blue Whale coin comes four years after the sellout of the 2013 Blue Whale £2 coin, also created in the name of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands by Pobjoy Mint.
There is no shortage of opinions on the United States Mint’s 2017 American Liberty gold coin designs, which were officially released on Jan. 12 and feature the first-ever portrayal of an African-American Liberty.
In our latest Coin World Show & Tell Facebook video, managing editor Bill Gibbs breaks down a 1914 medal commemorating the opening of the Panama Canal. Fifty thousand of these medals were struck and placed on the Cristobal, the first ship to pass through the canal in August 1914.
How do modern overdates occur? Several explanations and causes may be at play.
The Times of India says that a tech specialist in Bangalore has solved the filthy money problem. Rejani Krishnankutty, a medical nanotechnology worker, will discuss with the Indian government a proposal to put a “microbiocidal silver nanoparticle coating” on bank notes to disinfect them.
While PCGS has graded nearly 80 1959-D Lincoln cents in MS-67 red and these sell for around $200, the absence of any PCGS MS-68 examples puts pressure on the three MS-67+ red examples that are the finest currently certified by PCGS.