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Errorpalooza Collection Turns Heads at Heritage Auctions – NOW open for bidding
Published on March 19, 2021
A fabulous collection of error coins is coming up for bid soon at Heritage Auctions, featuring an error coin that could sell for $25,000+ on its own!
A fabulous collection of error coins is coming up for bid soon at Heritage Auctions, featuring an error coin that could sell for $25,000+ on its own! The Errorpalooza Collection, under C#3945814, has not been entered yet but will be a highlight of both the Special Monthly Error Coin Auction #60197 and Signature Sale 1329.
The top lot from this collection is a 1981 Cent struck on a Nickel Planchet. It is common knowledge that error coins on the wrong planchet are usually only struck on SMALLER planchets, not bigger ones. Since a nickel planchet is bigger in diameter than those used for Lincoln Cents, this is a virtually impossible error that seems to have never been sold at Heritage before (or perhaps at auction at all.) It is anyone's guess what this one-of-a-kind coin may sell for, but there is a solid consensus that this is a 5-figure item.
Other great error coins in this collection include State Quarters struck on foreign planchets that were meant for coins from other countries, a Sacagawea Dollar struck on a State Quarter planchet in a lofty grade of MS68, and other fascinating "oops" moments from the US Mint. There should be plenty of exciting results when this group of 29 error coins comes up for bid in April!
1855 P1C Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-168 Original, Pollock-193, R.4 -- Double Struck -- PR64 Brown PCGS: 1855 P1C Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-168 Original, Pollock-193, R.4 -- | Lot #91206 | Heritage Auctions (ha.com)
1981 1C Lincoln Cent -- Die Cap on 5C Planchet -- MS62 PCGS_Heritage_Auctions_1.jpg: https://coins.ha.com/itm/errors/1981-1c-lincoln-cent-die-cap-on-5c-planchet-ms62-pcgs-die-caps-occur-when-a-struck-coin-fails-to-eject-from-the-pres/a/60197-91045.s?ic4=ListView-Thumbnail-071515
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