The concept of selective coin collecting accepts that for most collectors, one’s budget, space and ability to understand a collecting area in depth are limited.
A die clash occurs when minimum die clearance drops to zero and the dies collide when a planchet fails to be fed into the striking chamber.
At a June 28 GreatCollections.com sale, a PCGS-graded Specimen 68 Deep Cameo 1966 Kennedy half dollar from a Special Mint set sold for $14,850.
Changes to Mint marks in 1990s ended creation of varieties, but older coins await discovery: Varieties Notebook
Prior to 1990, Mint marks were hand punched into working dies, sometimes more than once, using a hand-held punch and a mallet.
With a mintage of just 16,000 circulation strikes, the 1880 Shield 5-cent coin is the key to the series.
Uncertainty continues to surround the fate of the Langbord family’s 10 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagles.
Lincoln cent, Sacagawea dollar come together on $35,350 double-denomination error: Summer FUN convention analysis
This year’s Summer FUN show, held July 9 to 11 in Orlando, marked the ninth installment, and its U.S. coin auctions by Heritage Auctions brought $8.3 million.
The Coin Dealer Newsletter family of U.S. coin and paper money pricing publications is under new ownership, John Feigenbaum confirms.
American Liberty, High Relief coin already unavailable, editor goes inside Mint's bullion vault: Week's Most Read
Also this week, American Eagle silver bullion coin sales reached 1,323,500 coins in a single day, July 27, after a two-week moratorium on sales.
American Liberty, High Relief gold coin on 'back order' after sales top 30,000 within 75 minutes of launch
The United States Mint took orders July 30 for more than 30,000 2015-W American Liberty, High Relief $100 gold coins within 75 minutes.