Error Coins

Two-headed coins don’t command but a few dollars for price. And, instead of finding one in your pocket change and selling it for profit, you’re more likely to pay those few dollars to purchase one in a novelty, prank or magician’s shop. That’s not to say people don’t find them… One of the most frequently […]

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Curiosity and enthusiasm gets jolted into overdrive when an always changing coin series comes out. You don’t need to look further than the 50 State Quarters® Program. It helped create a booming-hot collector market that’s still going strong. Better, the new quarters soundly made it as "replacements" to older circulating quarters. The quarters program started […]

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A coin planchet is a metal, rounded disk containing the blended alloys that makeup a coin. When I think of a planchet, I’m reminded of medieval movies where a smith pulls a long piece of metal from a fiery pit and then pounds away on it, forming a sword. Prior to the final strikings, the […]

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