The 1959-D wheat penny is one of the most controversial mule coins ever. It’s worth $50,000! Here’s everything you want to know about mule error coins, including the 1959-D penny error!
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
Curious about 1788 / 2000 Virginia state quarter values? Which ones are worth keeping? How can you spot a 2000 Virginia quarter error? How much is a Virginia 1788 quarter worth? Here’s everything you want to know about Virginia state quarters!
Broadstrike error coins are wider & flatter than normal coins. Find out how broad strike coins are made, how much they’re worth, and where to find broad struck coins! Depending on the denomination and the coin’s condition, your broadstrike error coin can be worth anywhere from $5 to $1,000… on up!
The 1922 plain penny is a popular error coin — or variety, depending on your stance. But why is a hole for the 1922 plain cent being included in regular Lincoln cent coin albums and coin folders? A longtime collector’s opinions on the issue and what should be done about those pesky holes that most of us can’t afford to fill in our Lincoln cent coin albums and folders.
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!