Error Coin Price Guide with Mint Error Photo Descriptions

An error coin is a coin that was manufactured incorrectly by a mint. Many times called mint errors, error coins come in scores of "shapes, sizes and types." The sheer variety of minted errors adds excitement and uniqueness in collecting them.

Before buying a mint error, knowing the type of coin and the latest selling prices for similar coins is a sound idea. The Error Coin Price Guide, generously provided by, can help by showing recent sales and by providing more information regarding the specific minted error.

To use the guide, simply click the error coin image. The appropriate price guide page will automatically load.

Error Coin Price Guide by ‘’

This error coin price guide is brought to you by It has been compiled by many of the top major mint error dealers.

This price guide is a guide. Prices fluctuate due to the date, grade, eye appeal and how dramatic the striking error is. Rarity is also a factor. The price is sometimes based on the rarity and grade of the type of coin as well as how rare the error is. The price can also vary depending on whether two collectors are bidding for the same rare major mint error. When purchasing a mint error, it is important to use multiple resources to determine value, as there are many mint errors that do not fit into one category.


Mint Error News Magazine

Mint Error News MagazineIn addition to the above Coin Error Price Guide, also publishes Mint Error News Magazine. It’s a free, downloadable magazine that comes out every three months.

The magazine is published by an expert in the area, Mike Byers. It’s packed with valuable information and spectacular error coin photos. In addition to the magazine’s information on error coins, it includes an error coin price guide by Al Levy of Al’s Coins.

To provide some insights about the magazine – both in error coins and prices – here is an example the magazine’s Table of Contents:

Mike Byers’ Welcome                                                                                  4

Off-Center Mint Error Sales                                                                          5

Double Denomination & Off-Metal Mint Error Sales                                   15

Clad Layer Split-Off Mint Error Sales                                                         18

Waffled Coin Sales                                                                                    20

Buffalo 5¢ “Speared Bison” & WI 25¢ “Extra Leaves”                               21

Presidential Dollar Mint Error Sales                                                          23

Other Mint Error Sales                                                                               28

The Only Known Certified Gold Die Cap                                                    35

Fred Weinberg: World Errors                                                                     39

Presidential $1 Error Coins: 2007 Proofs                                                     47

What Are Die Caps?                                                                                   53

1969-S Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Sells For $126,500                                  61

Mint Error News Price Guide – Updated 1/2/08                                            68

Exclusive Discounts                                                                                    91

Fred Weinberg’s 1979 Mint Error Catalog                                                   93

Jim’s Coins Auction Catalog                                                                     149

Mint Errors Featured in Heritage Galleries Auction at FUN                       180