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.
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
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!
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!
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.