The coins struck in Hawaii from 1847 to 1883 represent a truly unique and highly collectible area of the U.S. rare coin market. Some coins are surprisingly affordable and quite rich in history. Mike Garofalo reviews this area in depth with a great perspective for the dealer and collector alike.
Read CDN Editor, Patrick Ian Perez', cover article for the February 2020 Greensheet. Perez discusses the results of the Heritage January FUN show auction as well as new improvements to the Greensheet newsletter.
PMG Grades Mismatched Serial Number Error on US $20 Bill
A woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 FUN Show got an unexpected bonus in her change: a $20 bill with a valuable error. She immediately submitted the note to Paper Money Guaranty® which confirmed that the 2013 $20 Federal Reserve Note (Boston) had an authentic—and quite rare—mismatched serial number error.
Five 19th century US pattern coins that belonged to Charles E. Barber, the US Mint Chief Engraver from 1880 to 1917 have been authenticated and graded. A pattern coin is one that features a proposed design, composition or denomination.