Coin Collecting 101

Mint Marks: Those Small Letters On U.S. Coins Explained

What are mint marks? Mintmarks are small letters stamped on U.S. coins that designate where the coin was made. Where a coin was minted affects its value. See which coins each U.S Mint facility made. And what a U.S. coin without a mintmark means. (Some are rare error coins. Others are not supposed to have a mint mark.)


Rare Coins

What Are Cheerios Pennies? How Much Is A 2000 Cheerios Penny Worth?

In early 2000, special Lincoln pennies were included inside 10 million boxes of Cheerios cereal. Many of the Cheerios pennies feature a “Wide AM” reverse that is quite scarce! See how much these special 2000 Wide AM pennies are worth + how much a “regular” 2000 Cheerios penny is worth.

A List Of All U.S. Silver Coins By Denomination + The Most Valuable Silver Coins (And How Much They’re Worth)

In this article you will find (1) A complete list of U.S. coins made of silver by denomination. (2) A list of the most valuable silver coins by denomination. (3) The dates that the metal composition changed for each U.S. coin denomination throughout the years. Everything you want to know about silver nickels, silver dimes, silver quarters, silver half dollars, silver dollars, and even silver pennies!

 

Coin Myths, Trivia & Facts

 

Fun With Coins

11 Reasons To Start Collecting Coins… Right Now!

The hobby of coin collecting is growing – with more and more people discovering how rewarding collecting coins is! I began collecting coins in the early 1990s – and I’m still finding new reasons to collect coins. I love that I can enjoy a hobby that costs very little and yet offers so much enjoyment. Here are my top 11 reasons why you should start collecting coins today!

Get A Job In Coins! Here’s How I Was Able To Find A Job In The Coin Industry… And You Can, Too

Want to get a job in the coin industry? I can help you! I’m a longtime coin collector and I’ve led a numismatic career with LOTS of fun numismatic jobs since 2006. I’m going to help you start your coin job search with the goal of finding U.S. Mint jobs and other numismatic jobs — where you can put your love of coins to work on a full- or part-time basis. Start here to find a job working with coins!


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