Lincoln Cent Die Cracks, Lincoln Coin & Chronicles Set Lotto? Successful Collecting

Any major die crack on a Proof coin is considered collectible, and two have been reported on the Professional Life Lincoln Cent reverse that originated from 18-coin Proof Sets. Ken Potter of Numismatic News describes these prominent die cracks, and he wants to be notified if more are found. An image is presented, as well [...]

Kangaroo & Koala Bullion Coins, Polk First Spouse Coin, New Legislation

The Perth Mint of Australia launches the 2010 Kangaroo Gold Coin Series today, featuring two kangaroos boxing in the outback on the smaller coins, one ounce and below. The larger kilo gold coin features the classic hopping kangaroo design. Generally, these bullion coins are not available directly from The Perth Mint’s website, since they are [...]

UHR Gold Coin Order Limits Change, Viking Treasure, 2009 Lincoln Cent Proof Sets

Welcome to Something About Coins! Popular topics on the web right now are about the U.S. Mint changing limits on the UHR $20 Gold Coins, the Viking treasure soon to go on display, and the 2009 Lincoln Cent Proof Sets. Starting on Monday, the 31st, the US Mint will allow everyone to purchase up to 25 of [...]