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Most Valuable Pennies: A List Of 43 U.S. Pennies Worth Holding Onto!

Wondering which pennies are worth more than face value? Which pennies you should be holding onto, rather than spending? Well here you go — a list of the most valuable pennies, each worth more than $1 apiece. Use this cheat sheet to help you determine which pennies are worth saving and which ones are worth […]

Coin Collecting 101

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5 Cheap Coin Supplies You Need & Where To Find Them

Cheap coin supplies are in high demand by collectors who want to take care of their coins but don’t have much… ahem… “coin” to spare (cue the joke punchline drum shot… ba dum sssssst).But, in all seriousness (OK, I’m not really going to get too serious – this is a blog post about a fun hobby

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Rare U.S. Coins

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5 Important Things I Learned About Buying Rare Coins

Buying rare coins isn’t monkey business! It takes a lot of money and even more guts to lay out hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a single coin, of course, unless you’re rolling in dough and have plenty of pretty pennies to spend on buying a pretty penny. However, having bought a few pretty […]

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Coin Myths, Trivia & Facts

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7 Penny Facts – Things You Probably Don’t Know About The One-Cent Coin

Betcha these penny facts will turn you on your head – um, obverse? Yes, the good old penny. It’s a coin you probably don’t use much these days, though I’ll bet you have a small stash of pennies somewhere in your home tucked away in an old clothes drawer or perhaps in a jar. Pennies have inspired […]

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Secrets On Dollar Bills: Fun Secrets To Look For On Your Dollar Bills

Have you ever taken any time to study your money? Pull out a dollar bill from your wallet, purse, or pocket change… Notice all the little symbols on that piece of currency? Some people say there are secrets on the dollar bill – symbols, if you will, that convey secret messages. What are these symbols […]

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Fun With Coins

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Tips For Finding Coin Hoards Like The Famous Saddle Ridge Gold Coin Hoard

Have you heard about the Saddle Ridge coin hoard? It’s one of the most famous U.S. coin hoards ever, and it was discovered by a Sierra Nevada, California couple on their rural property in February 2013. The 1,427 gold coins – all half eagles, eagles, and double eagles dated from 1847 and 1894 and buried in 8 […]

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Coin Values

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Should You Buy Gold Coins? 3 Reasons To Buy + 3 Reasons To Wait

Coin collectors and investors alike love gold coins. After all, gold represents one of the oldest forms of wealth and has remained popular since ancient times. That’s just one of the many things I find alluring about gold coinage. Think of it this way — while countless forms of paper money and other currency have […]

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