U.S. Pattern Coin images, values, mintages and information. Discover the world of US Pattern coin collecting, anf in these pages you will find information on how many were, minted, who designed them, and how much pattern coins have sold for.
US Pattern coins are extremely rare and valuable, so people have made fakes. You should have any possible pattern coin checked out by an expert before you try to sell it or get too excited about your discovery. I do recommend a great book on the subject with images, values, auction records and commentary on all US Patterns. You can buy it here The Official Red Book of United States Pattern Coins
U.S. Pattern coins is a different world in that you can see coins that could have been, never could have been, some interesting designs and concepts, and even some ugly coin designs. It's amazing what came of the era of US Patterns and you won't be disappointed as you look through the information in these web pages.
Furthermore there's some patterns that have yet to be rediscovered, so many are known of each, but more were known to be made. So there's still pattern coins out there, waiting to be discovered and they could be anywhere.