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.” Collecting mint errors is intriguing, but it’s hard to find centralized resources, let alone price charts for the coins. There is one location, that has amassed […]


The Common Cents Penny Harvest Field is a spectacular event with approximately one hundred millions pennies gathered by New York City children in 2007. All the pennies are for charities that the children will select. Toward the end of each year, the pennies are trucked to the Rockefeller Center in New York City and are […]

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Every year New York City children from participating schools collect pennies from family, friends and neighbors. These pennies don’t make their way into piggy banks or Lincoln coin collections. Instead, the children put their pennies together and they’re literally trucked to the Penny Harvest Field, an enormous and specially designed penny-holding structure in Rockefeller Center. […]

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Bowers and Merena Auctions was the Official Auctioneer in the recent Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention. It proved to be an exciting show realizing more than $9.5M and having over 3,000 coin and over 1,000 currency lots. Some exceptionally exquisite coins were auctioned, including a $368,000 1854-O Liberty Double Eagle graded AU-50 by PCGS and […]


They’re not the home run makers in the series of Mint coinage but they do make a big hit every now and again… The 2007 Uncirculated Coin Sets are almost up to bat. They’re on deck, in fact. Standby because on October 9th, you can purchase them through the United States Mint. Them? In short, […]

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