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Famous Bronze 1943 Lincoln Cent in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The Bronze 1943 Lincoln cent is perhaps the most famous Mint Error to ever emerge from the United States Mint. Just about 20 distinct examples are known from the Philadelphia Mint and they are highly prized at all grade levels. When the U.S. mints switched […]

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NGC Certifies Two Brasher Doubloons, Other Extreme Rarities From Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified hundreds of additional selections from the incomparable collection of Donald G. Partrick. Incredibly, this stunning group of coins includes two Brasher Doubloons, fabled rarities that rank among the most prized coins in all of numismatics. The centerpiece of the Partrick Collection is undoubtedly the finest-known New York-Style Brasher Doubloon: […]

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Collecting 1943 Lincoln Steel Cents

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS …… There are few 20th-century coins as popular with numismatists and non-numismatists alike as 1943 Lincoln Steel cents. Struck as an emergency measure to help save copper for ammunition shells to be used by Allied Forces during World War II, 1943 Lincoln Steel cents are a product of war-era rationing […]

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Pair of Famous Bronze Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Under One Owner

The 1943 Donald Lutes bronze cent, at left above, and the 1943-S Kenneth S. Wing bronze cent. The ultra-rare NGC-certified Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze Cents each recently realized more than $200,000 and received wide media coverage Two of the rarest and most famous US coins have been brought together under a single owner. The […]

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CoinWeek Debunks: Five Valuable Coins You WON’T Find Under Your Couch Cushion

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. We hear about many rare coins in the media that are worth big bucks, inspiring some of us to seek out these valuable pieces in hopes of striking it rich. The disappointing reality is that most of the coins making headlines are extraordinarily rare and thus virtually impossible to […]

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Heritage Auctions: FUN Times in the Florida Summer

This year’s July 11-14 Summer FUN Signature Auction is packed with collector coins in virtually all denominations. One of the highlights of this year’s event is an appearance of one of the legendary wrong planchet errors in U.S. Mint history — a 1943 cent struck on a bronze planchet, certified XF45 by PCGS. This is […]

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Private Lot Viewing – 1943 Bronze Cents at 2018 Winter FUN

 CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sat down with Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt to four special coins that were offered for sale during the firm’s 2018 Winter FUN Platinum Night Auction. In this video, Mark and Charles talk about a pair of rare 1943 bronze cents and a pair of rare Liberty head double […]

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Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor …….. Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the books. The Rocky Mountain location for this annual venue has brought favorable reviews as Denver afforded easy and relatively quick access for many of the attendees. Most enjoyed the […]

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NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

Vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way in Heritage Auctions’ recent sale at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money this month in Denver. The top two coins in the auction were both recently submitted to NGC for certification. One was a 1943 bronze cent graded NGC MS […]

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Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… Modern coins took some of the top bids at the Heritage Auctions sale during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Show in Denver, Colorado, August 2-6, 2017. Nearly 99 percent of some 5,095 lots, including United States and world coins as well as paper currency, were […]

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Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

1792 cent and 1943 Lincoln penny offered for the first time at auction Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000 USD at a public auction held in conjunction with the world’s largest coin show. A newly-discovered 1943 Lincoln penny shot to $282,000 because it was made of the wrong material […]

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NGC Certifies Rare 1942 and 1943 Wrong Planchet Cents

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extraordinary group of four 1942 and 1943 Lincoln Cents struck on the wrong planchets. Included in this group are two examples of the 1943 bronze (“copper”) cent, one of the most famous US error coins. In 1943, the US Mint used zinc-coated steel for Lincoln Cents instead of […]

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