Amazing struck on wrong planchet major mint error coin!

1976-S Proof Bi-Centennial Kennedy Half Dollar struck on wrong planchet. We recently had the pleasure to purchase and attribute a 1976-S Proof Bi-Centennial Kennedy Half Dollar struck on wrong planchet major mint error coin. This extremely rare Proof Kennedy Half Dollar is certified by PCGS and given a grade of Proof-67 with Deep Cameo properties. […]

Lincoln Cent Re-punched mint marks

An extensive Lincoln Cent Re-punched mint marks collection to go on sale I have a rather large, copper Lincoln Cent collection in the Storage vault. I have decided to start selling some of these copper Lincoln Cents. I have decided that these will be sold individually and as time permits. Among the Lincoln Cent collection […]

The VNA Coin show Sept 24-26, 2021

Visit us – VNA coin show Tables 101-104 far left, front tables MintErrors.org (front tables, far left) will be at VNA coin show from September 24th – 26th, 2021. We have a lot of new items for the 2021 VNA coin show ! The Virginia Numismatic Association (http://vnaonline.org) holds this spectacular coin show in Fredericksburg […]

How are off center coins made?

How off center coins are produced Off center coins are typically created when there is a malfunction in the minting press.  When a minting press is producing coins normally without any errors, a planchet is fed onto the anvil die. The collar then surrounds this blank planchet. The hammer die then strikes or squeezes the […]

Capped Die Major mint error

I have a source within India who I am working with to obtain some World Coin major mint errors. He offered me a lot of five, 25 Paise major mint error coins from India. The lot was not specific on what each coin was. I thought this mint error coin lot was decent in price, […]

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