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Something to chew on…
What are coin “cuds” and die crack errors – and how do they form?

Have you ever come across a coin with what looks to be an extra line or “blob” of metal on its surface? They’re not seen often, but these are known as marginal die breaks,

Now you see them, now you don’t…
Where are the 2023 Commemorative Coins?

This year marks a major milestone for collectors – it’s the first time since 1985 that the U.S. Mint will not be releasing official commemorative coins. As 2022 wound to its end, there were

Happy New Year!
Ringing in the New 2023 Coin Designs

Welcome to 2023! I hope your new year is off to a great start already. Here in the numismatic world, we’re gearing up for a banner year in coin designs. I wanted to share

Civil War-era Shipwreck yields long-lost treasures!

1858-O Liberty Seated Silver Half Dollar, SS Republic Shipwreck In our latest Hard to Find catalog, we had an interesting find from the briny deep! Recently, our buyers came across a group of historic