Wondering how much is a 1936 penny worth? This 1936 Penny Guide contains everything you want to know about 1936 wheat pennies — the current 1936 penny value, the most valuable 1936 Lincoln cents you should be looking for, and rare 1936 wheat penny errors that you can find in circulation!
Coin Collecting 101
You likely started off your early days in coin collecting like I did -- picking coins out of circulation and placing them into blue Whitman coin folders. This is perfectly fine for a beginner with inexpensive coins and a shallow pocket for buying coin collecting supplies. However, if you're going
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
Rare U.S. Coins
Some rare dimes are worth over $1 million! Do you know what years of dimes are valuable? This list of old, valuable dimes can help you find real rarities in your pocket change, in coin rolls, at estate sales, and more!
Error coins with missing clad layers are rare & valuable! Wondering how to tell if a coin is missing a clad layer? I’m going to show you! You’ll also learn how coins can lose their outer clad layers, where to find missing clad layer coins, and how much they’re worth.
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 Myths, Trivia & Facts
The US Mint did not produce any coins with a mintmark from 1965-1967. Silver was also removed from coins during this time, and proof sets and mint sets were not produced either. It wasn’t until 1968 that mintmarks, proof sets, and mint sets returned to normal. See why 1965 coins, 1966 coins, and 1967 coins are different, and what’s so unique about 1968 coins.
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.