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Errors verus Varieties: Varieties are spice

This is second article of a 2 part series: Errors versus Varieties: About Errors Errors verus Varieties: Varieties are spice ← you are here A variety is a coin that differs from its basic design type in some distinctive way and is thus differentiated by collectors. Varieties are not errors. They are deliberate changes to […]

Errors versus Varieties: About Errors

This is first article of a 2 part series: Errors versus Varieties: About Errors ← you are here Errors verus Varieties: Varieties are spice Over the years, I have been asked what are the differences between errors and varieties. While some errors are distinctive, some wonder why some errors are not varieties and some varieties […]

Collecting Small Dollars: The Golden Dollar

This is Part 2 of a 4 part series: The Susie B The Golden Dollar ← you are here Native American Dollars Presidential Dollar Series With the failure of the Susan B. Anthony Dollar, congress produced legislation to change the coin to have a golden color and a smooth edge. After several suggestions, Sacagawea, the […]

Discovering Seated Liberty Dime Varieties

I recently took on a private contract to write short guides to certain coins. I thought that I could tackle anything they could think of until I was told I had to write between 500-2000 words (four pages) about Seated Liberty Dime Varieties. Most of what I know about Seated Liberty Dimes are from references […]