Patterns are experimental pieces made by the US Mint to test new concepts, proposals and designs. They were never intended to be officially sold, although in a number of cases, patterns coins were secretly sold to numismatists or collectors. Patterns dated after 1885 are extremely rare.

GreatCollections has sold 572 Pattern Coins in the past 10 years, selling at prices from $31 to $78,100, in grades 1 to 70. Of these, 99 were approved by CAC.

Please select an item from this extensive series of Pattern Coins: