Half a Million Dollar for a 1851 $20 Liberty Error

February 1, 2018 – During the Florida United Numismatists Convention in Tampa an error coin was sold for nearly half a million dollars. The 1851 $20 Liberty struck on a large cent planchet error has changed owners in the last decades repeatedly increasing its value.

Fred Weinberg is one of the leading experts on error coinage in the USA. He knows this coin perfectly and tells its history in this video.

If you want to get some impressions from the FUN convention, read the article, we published in CoinsWeekly.

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