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. […]

Types of error coins with photos

How to easily identify each types of error coins with photos. Many examples shown are types of error coins with photos. Types of error coins with photos Planchet Error types of error coins with photos Planchet error coins are focused on issues related to the planchet itself. These planchet error coins may have occurred whether […]

New Major Mint error purchases – Part One!

We’ve purchased quite a variety of major mint errors over the past year. These major mint errors are in our shopping cart, as well as available at all the coin shows we set up and attend. In 1993, the US Mint added a higher degree of quality assurance / quality control devices through out the […]

More Lincoln Cent CONECA RPM’s !

Found more Lincoln Cent RPM’s in the safes at the storage unit. Most of these are circulated and and housed in a Coin World Slab. I took the box of 25 home and took some “large” photos of the Lincoln Cent RPM’s. I will eventually add small and medium photos as well. Have a look […]

What is machine doubling or mechanical damage?

Why does machine doubling /mechanical damage occur? Machine doubling or mechanical damage is worthless doubling. Machine doubling may occur when the minting press strikes a blank planchet and makes it a coin. Machine doubling is more than likely due to the configuration of the minting press, which is set up by humans. Add in the […]

California Fractional Gold varieties – Arms of California

California Fractional Gold varieties are rare and unique. Shown below is an 1857 California Fractional Gold varieties called “Arms of California”. We will focus on the reverse of this California Fractional Gold variety. California Fractional Gold varieties – 1857 California Gold Charms, Arms of California – Wreath #5 The Arms of California, California Fractional Gold […]

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 […]

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, […]

Error & Variety Collectors – Join CONECA

A society for error and variety coin collectors   The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America (CONECA) is a great organization to offer education about coins, error coins and die varieties. CONECA (pronounced: CŌ´NECA) is a national numismatic organization devoted to the education of error and variety coin collectors. CONECA focuses on many error […]

Major Error Coins from India

Major mint error coins are here. Now to attribute them ! I have a source in India that has delivered the first part of a large order of major error coins. I opened the package and I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and size of these major error coins. Before I ordered these, I […]

The Mission of

Providing the Coin Collecting Community quality merchandise and educational posts. While COVID-19 has had its affect on many people, it has given me the time to assess the direction and the mission in which my U.S. Veteran owned, home business was headed. My mind is often assessing the trends and when I find the right […]

UK minted Wrong Planchet Error Coins

Unique chance to purchase and attribute Wrong Planchet Error Coins aka off-metal or struck on wrong planchet errors ! I had a great source that was willing to work with me on purchasing about a half dozen Wrong Planchet Error Coins or struck on wrong planchet errors that originated from the United Kingdom. These error […]

Educational Series: What is a Doubled Die?

A Doubled Die is a term in coin collecting used to refer to doubling in the design elements of a coin. Doubled dies can appear as an outline of the design or in extreme cases, having design elements and dates appear twice in an overlapping fashion. Doubled dies can be seen on the Obverse or Reverse of the […]