October 2017

New Discovery: Proof Ike $1 and Kennedy 50c Struck on Shell Tokens!
Post date: Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:40

We recently made a discovery that Coin World has published in their weekly paper. Proof Ike dollars and Kennedy halves are known from the 1970's which are struck on aluminum coins or tokens. Until now, it was unknown what token or coin these proof Ike and Kennedy halves were struck on, but we did some research and were able to figure it out by clsoely examing a proof 1970-S Kennedy half and a proof Ike dollar that we have in our inventory.

Read the article here on Coin World's website: https://www.coinworld.com/news/us-coins/2017/10/1970s-coins-struck-on-aluminum-game-tokens.html

The 3rd Known Two-Tailed Washington Quarter Comes to Market
Post date: Monday, October 2, 2017 - 07:20

Coin World just recently reported the existence of a 3rd known example of the remarkable two-tailed Washington quarter mule. The coin has two reverses, and as such cannot be dated, but it is believed to date back to the 1960's.

The full article can be found on Coin World's website: http://www.coinworld.com/news/us-coins/2017/09/pcgs-certifies-two-tailed-washington-quarter-dollar.html?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=Lyris&utm_campaign=DigitalEdition