Dime error found in silver reverse proof set

A nifty dime error has been reported by Numismatic News reader Rob Garfinkle. It was found in a 2018-S silver reverse proof set. It is visually quite striking, don’t you think? Already it has been sent in to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation for authentication and grading. The label notes that the coin has a High Wire […]

Silver proof set worth a million comments

Just about every collector knows what a million-dollar coin is. How about a million-comment coin? Every so often, I receive an email to which I would like to reply that its topic is worth a lot of money. This morning, I received an email about a 2018-S silver proof set that is a packaging error. […]

BriaCell Announces Positive Phase IIa Proof of Concept Data in Advanced Breast Cancer; Initiates Combination Study

BriaCell has achieved positive proof of concept in the Phase IIa study of Bria-IMT in advanced breast cancer patients Data shows promising anti-tumor activity of Bria-IMT in heavily pre-treated advanced breast cancer patients Impressive Phase IIa efficacy data is similar or superior to those of other approved breast cancer drugs of similar clinical-stage of development […]

NGC shows off new reverse proof error half dollar

Hooray for NGC for finding and photographing the new reverse proof 2018-S half dollar error coin. Here it is with a normal reverse proof. Notice how white the field is of the normal reverse proof half dollar. A reader previously had notified me of its existence. I wrote about it Aug. 8. Unfortunately, the image […]

Error on reverse proof could be valuable

Ready. Set. Go! A new error has been reported. Everyone who has ordered a 2018 San Francisco Silver Reverse Proof Set has a chance to get one. Yesterday, reader Mark Warda sent this email to me: “I just received from the Mint a reverse proof set that seems to be an error. “The half dollar […]

No sellout for silver reverse proof set

A maximum mintage of 200,000 was too many to induce buyers to create an instantaneous sellout July 23 of the San Francisco Mint 2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set. Yesterday mid-morning, the Mint reported 114,108 sets were taken up since noon Eastern Daylight Time the day before. A couple of hours later, the figure was revised […]

Proof palladium sellout virtually guaranteed

When the U.S. Mint puts the one-ounce palladium American Eagle proof coin on sale Sept. 6, should we call it a first year of issue? It is the first collector version of the bullion coin. This proof issue, though, comes a year after the bullion version debuted in 2017. One year ago, bullion buyers grabbed […]

Can silver reverse proof set sell out?

Remember last year’s sellout that wasn’t? The Mint offered 225,000 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Sets beginning on Aug. 1, the first day of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money. The coins were struck in San Francisco. They have an “S” mintmark on them. Collectors and dealers went wild with their purchases. A sellout […]