Have a 1953 wheat penny? Want to know how much it’s worth? See the value of 1953 pennies, a list of 1953 penny errors, and whether or not 1953 pennies are rare.
Coin Collecting 101
If you're a coin collector, numismatist, or somebody who has worked a bit with coins, then you may have heard the acronym PMD. What is PMD? It stands for Post Mint Damage, and refers to any damage a coin has suffered after leaving the mint. Common examples of damaged coins (those with
Looking for a place to post your coins for sale online? If you want to sell coins online, you’re in luck -- because now more than ever, there are many excellent ways to list your coins online. With a few good close-up photographs of your coins and a couple clicks, you’ll be advertising your
The world of coins is full of collectors and students. Some people primarily collect coins. Others focus on studying them. Still others do a bit of both. So what's the difference between being a coin collector and numismatist? While the terms are often used interchangeably, there are
Rare U.S. Coins
Have a 1982 dime? Some 1982 Roosevelt dimes are worth $50 — or more! Here’s a look at the 1982 No Mint Mark dime, why it’s rare, and how much other 1982 dimes are worth.
There are 3 valuable 2005 Kansas quarter error coins: 1) the IN GOD WE RUST quarter error, 2) the Humpback Bison quarter error, and 3) the Spitting Bison quarter error. Here’s what to look for — and how much each one is worth. Plus, the value of other Kansas quarters without errors.
The Spitting Horse Delaware quarter error is worth as much as $20… and it can be found in your pocket change! Here’s where and what to look for on a 1999 Delaware quarter. Plus, see how much this error coin is worth AND how much all other Delaware quarters are worth, too.
Coin Myths, Trivia & Facts
Have a two-headed coin? Want to know what it’s worth? Find out here! See examples of two-headed coins and two-tailed coins made by the U.S. Mint. Plus, other novelty coins like the the Lincoln-Kennedy penny and other 2-headed coins that are not US Mint coins.
The 1979 proof set is the first to feature the Susan B. Anthony dollar. 1979 is also also the year of 2 different types of proof sets — because the U.S. Mint changed the appearance of the ‘S’ mintmark on the coins in the proof set. One is called a 1979 proof set Type 1. The other is called a 1979 proof set Type 2. Here you can find out which one you have and how much it’s worth!