Error coin collecting offers the coin collector an opportunity to learn a more detailed understanding of the manufacturing process, and in turn refine their knowledge and hone their skills in recognizing the finer details of their existing collections and broaden their interests.

By identifying errors in planchet fabrication, striking mishaps, and die failure, the basic knowledge of the minting process gives way to a more sophisticated, complete understanding.

Acquiring and studying the numerous varieties however can be an expensive, timely, and often exclusive undertaking. And while everyone should be encouraged to take the opportunity to do so, for the joy and knowledge numismatics provides, we would also like to increase the education and enjoyment to a broader audience.