Coin Collecting 101
10 Cheap & Famous Coins That You’ll Want In Your Coin Collection
Check out these 10 famous coins that aren’t too expensive for you to afford!
Coin Grading 101: How To Determine The Grade Of Every U.S. Coin In Your Collection
Most coin collectors want to be able to look at their coins and determine an approximate grade — which will then yield important information about the coin’s worth. Here’s how U.S. coins are graded professionally AND how to grade a coin yourself at home!
Tips For Cleaning Coins: How To Clean All Of The Old, Dirty Coins In Your Collection
Wondering how to clean coins? Have some old coins that are in serious need of a cleaning?… Only low-grade extremely dirty coins will benefit from a good cleaning. Medium- and high-grade coins will actually go down in value if you attempt to clean them, so use your best judgment. Here are the best ways to clean coins, while doing the least damage to the coin itself.
Buying Coins From Coin Dealers Is A Lot Like Buying Cars From Car Dealers – What You Need To Know
Here are 6 tips for buying coins from coin dealers, including insider tips for how to act when you’re in a coin dealer’s store, plus what to expect in terms of coin prices and values.
5 Rare Coins For You To Find In The Lincoln Memorial Penny Series
The Lincoln Memorial penny was made from 1959 to 2008. It was — and still is — a fixture in United States commerce. While most Lincoln Memorial pennies are worth only face value (or a little more), there are a few rare Lincoln Memorial pennies you should be keeping your eye out for. Here are 5 classics, plus 3 recently discovered rare pennies.
The U.S. Silver Trime Coin (1851-1873): Little-Known Facts, Rare Trime Dates, And The Value Of This Silver 3-Cent Piece
The trime is a silver three-cent coin made from 1851 through 1873. The silver trime coin was one of many small change coins that were popular back in the 19th century. The U.S. Mint created the 3-cent silver coin (the trime coin) to address the shortage of silver coins, while still producing a coin that had a bullion value close to its face value. See the 3 trime coin designs, 11 rare trime coin dates, and the value of trime coins today.
Valuable Doubled Die Quarters That You Can Find In Pocket Change!
These rare quarters can actually be found in pocket change if you’re persistent enough! A list of the most valuable doubled die quarters and their current value.
Coin Myths, Trivia & Facts
Fun With Coins
Fun With Coins: 5 Ways That A Coin Collection Will Cure Your Cabin Fever When You’re Stuck Indoors
Stuck indoors? Here are lots of fun things to do with coins to make the time fly by quickly! Even if you don’t have a coin collection and haven’t considered collecting coins in the past, these are ways to have fun with coins THAT YOU ALREADY HAVE while you’re stuck inside bored.
Looking Through Penny Rolls Can Be Rewarding and Fun
Penny rolls… You can buy them for 50 cents each, which can lead to an array of exciting and even valuable finds. Some examples of valuable pennies I’ve found in penny rolls: wheat cents, error coins, misplaced dimes, and foreign coins.
Personalized Coins & Custom Coins Are Fun To Collect, Make Great Gifts, And Are Smart For Businesses
Did you know that you can make personalized coins? Making custom coins is a fun way to add a little spice to your coin collecting hobby. You could make coins for yourself or for others as gifts. Giving out custom coins is also a great way for an organization to make a good first impression! Here’s how to make personalized custom coins for a special event, a gift, or a personal anniversary.
Why You Should Spend Rare Coins Worth Money
Most people wouldn’t think of spending rare coins for the sake of putting those coins into circulation. But here are several reasons why you might want to!