A List Of The Most Valuable Silver Dollars – Do You Have Any?

Valuable Silver Dollars

Want to know what the most valuable silver dollars are? You're not alone. Silver dollars are one of the most popular types of coins, and definitely among the most valuable coins in terms of overall worth. Silver dollars were first made by the United States Mint in 1794. In fact, the first silver dollar became the most expensive coin in the world as of 2013, when it sold for $10 million at auction.   … [Read more...]

Top 5 Old Coins Worth Money That You Can Find In Pocket Change

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I'm always on the prowl for old coins in my pocket change. Since I started looking for them in my change from cash transactions, vending machines, and even take-a-penny-leave-a-penny jars, I've been rewarded with many interesting finds. Of course, not every old coin I find is worth a lot of money, but it's still neat to pluck vintage coins from circulation. Here's a rundown of 5 types of old coins worth money that you can still find in pocket change if you look hard enough ...and … [Read more...]

6 Ways To Buy American Silver Eagle Coins At Cheap Prices

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Coin collectors and investors alike love buying American silver eagle coins, which are easily accessible and quite affordable for most people who want to invest in precious metals. In fact, silver eagles are sold by coin dealers just about everywhere and uncirculated -- or bullion -- versions are usually offered for only $3 to $4 over the current spot price of silver. But did you know there are plenty of ways to buy American silver eagles at discounted prices?   … [Read more...]

Is It Time To Buy Silver? Pros & Cons Of Buying Silver Bullion Coins

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It seems like everyone's saying to buy silver. Whether silver prices are up, or whether they are down. Of course, a lot of the chants you'll hear about buying silver has to do with marketing. Bullion, after all, is a 24/7 industry with billions of dollars in silver up for grabs at any given time. I keep an eye on the silver prices anyway since I'm a coin collector, and what's been happening with the silver market over the past few years is interesting to say the least. … [Read more...]

Blue Ikes & Brown Ikes: How Many Were Made? What Are These Eisenhower Dollar Coins Worth?

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Blue Ikes and brown Ikes – different types of Eisenhower dollars – have been the darlings of many modern dollar coin collectors since the release of these 2 coins in 1971. That was the year that the United States Mint released the first dollar coins since the Peace dollar series ceased production in 1935. However, unlike silver dollars of yesteryear, regular-strike Eisenhower dollars contain no silver at all. That is where blue Ikes and brown Ikes come in. … [Read more...]

How To Collect The Kennedy Half Dollar

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The Kennedy half dollar is perhaps one of the most famous coins today, though its birth had a terribly unfortunate cause, and that was the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. Ever since the first Kennedy half dollars rolled off the United States Mint presses in 1964, the coin has been immensely popular. In fact, widespread hoarding of the coin in the mid-1960s by individuals who wanted a memento of the fallen president is believed by many … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Low Ball Coins Should Be High On Your Coin Wish List

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Have you ever found a coin in your pocket change that was so worn you could barely even tell what date was on it? These types of coins have received so much wear that they are almost worn smooth, and while many coin collectors avoid buying or keeping these so-called low ball coins, some actually do seek them for their collections. What is the appeal of collecting coins in such low grades, you may ask? #1 - They are dirt cheap as compared to similar types of coins that are in much higher … [Read more...]