Your weird looking coins might be error coins! Here’s how to tell what’s a legit error coin from the U.S. Mint (like the rare 1990 penny, valuable doubled die coins, and bubbled coins) and what’s an altered coins or novelty coin (like two-headed coins, colorized coins, gold-plated coins, really small coins, really large coins, coins with odd rims and edges, dimes & quarters without edge grooves). Plus a list of some of the most common U.S. coin errors that you could actually find in your pocket change!
Are you wondering which state has the rarest state quarter? Or… what is the rarest state quarter you can find in pocket change these days? Here’s a list of the Top 10 Rare State Quarters you can find in your loose change. Also, a list of the Top 5 Rare State Quarter Errors to look for. See how much they’re all worth today!
Have a 1938 penny and want to know how much it’s worth? See the value of a 1938 wheat penny, which 1938 Lincoln cents you should keep, plus rare 1938 wheat penny errors & varieties you can find in pocket change!
The 1937 penny is one of the first old Lincoln wheat cents I ever pulled from pocket change. The first question I had was, “How much is my old wheat penny worth?” I called several coin dealers and looked up the information in various coin guides trying to find the value of my 1937 Lincoln […]
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!
Wondering what is a FBL Franklin Half Dollar? Well, FBL is a coin grading term. It refers to Full Bell Lines — those horizontal lines seen banding the Liberty Bell on the reverse of the Franklin half dollar coins. See how FBL Franklin half dollars are different from non-FBL Franklins, and the value of FBL Franklin half dollars vs. non-FBL Franklin halves.
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!
Got any dark toned coins or discolored coins? See which dark coins are rare and valuable error coins. Also, find out how much your dark coin is worth here!
Coin folders and coin albums each have their following, and each have their own sets of pros and cons. Be sure you take into account which type of needs you have as a coin collector before you go out and buy either coin folders or coin albums. Here’s why I like to use coin albums for my most expensive coin collections and coin folders for all the rest.
Most 1935 pennies are valuable – some even rare! Check out this guide to see what your 1935 penny is worth + A list of 1935 wheat penny errors to look for.
Collect old wheat pennies? (I do!) Here’s how you can tell the difference between a 1933 penny worth only a few cents versus one worth thousands of dollars. See the value of 1933 wheat pennies… including the 1933-D penny and other rare and valuable 1933 Lincoln cents.
It’s hard to find 1932 pennies in spare change. Are they rare? Are they valuable? Here’s the scoop on 1932 penny values. Plus some rare 1932 wheat penny errors to look for.
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 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.
What is a 2000 Maryland quarter worth? How much are Maryland quarters with errors worth? The value of all Maryland quarters + Tips for finding the most valuable ones.
What’s your 1929 penny worth? All 1929 pennies are worth more than face value. Some are worth thousands of dollars! See how much your 1929 wheat penny is worth, and 1929 errors to look for.
The ultimate 1928 penny value guide! Find the value of your 1928 wheat penny here. Plus, a list of 1928 penny errors that are worth looking for in your loose change.
How much is a 1927 wheat penny worth? Here’s the ultimate 1927 penny value guide. Plus a 1927 penny error list with mistakes to look for on 1927 Lincoln cents.
What’s a 1926 penny worth? What errors can be found on a 1926 wheat penny? How can you tell a valuable 1926 Lincoln cent from one that’s worth only a few cents? Are 1926 pennies rare? Here are the answers to all of your questions about 1926 wheat pennies!
The 1959-D wheat penny is one of the most controversial mule coins ever. It’s worth $50,000! Here’s everything you could possibly want to know about 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!
Have a 1925 wheat penny and want to know how much it’s worth? Find your 1925 penny value here, a list of 1925 errors and varieties to look for, and which 1925 pennies you should keep… and not spend!
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.
Have a 1923 wheat penny? Want to know how much it’s worth? I’ve been collecting and studying these old Lincoln cents for years now. Here are some interesting facts about 1923 pennies, plus the current 1923 penny value, and rare 1923 error pennies to look for.
I recently found a great coin collecting starter set for young coin collectors. See why I like the US Mint’s Explore & Discover Kit and why it’s such a great gift for kids!
Found a 1921 wheat penny? Get a coin expert’s opinion on which 1921 pennies are worth keeping, their values, and how to tell if you have a 1921 error penny!
Is part of the lettering missing on your coin? Maybe it has no mintmark? Here’s how to tell if you’ve got an error coin or simply a normal or damaged coin.
The US Mint released special 2019 quarters in circulation. If you find a 2019-W quarter, it’s quite scarce… and valuable! See why these 2019-W quarters are so unique, plus how much they’re worth!
Some 1920 pennies are worth a few thousand dollars! Find out how much your 1920 penny is worth here + A list of rare 1920 penny errors to look for.
How much is a 1919 penny worth? Find out here! See the most valuable 1919 Lincoln cent, a 1919 wheat penny error list, how many 1919 pennies were made, and other fun facts about 1919 wheat pennies.
The 1999 Connecticut state quarter can be really valuable, especially if it’s a Connecticut quarter error! See how much your Connecticut quarters are worth.
Have a 1918-D penny or a 1918-S penny? What about a 1918 penny with no mintmark? Find your 1918 penny value here + A list of 1918 wheat penny error coins to look for.
Have a coin with a flat, raised blob near the rim? It’s called a die cud error coin! Cuds on coins are really neat. Here’s a helpful guide for collecting rare and valuable die cud error coins.
Some 1917 pennies are rare & valuable! See how much your 1917 wheat penny is worth and if you have a rare 1917 penny. Plus a list of 1917 wheat penny errors
Off-metal coins (or wrong planchet coins) are rare coin errors that were created by the US Mint. See examples of wrong planchet error coins (also known as off-metal error coins) and how much these coin planchet errors are worth.
Have a 1916 penny? See how much a 1916 wheat penny is worth today. Plus a rundown on some valuable 1916 wheat penny errors and varieties you might find in pocket change
How much is a 1999 New Jersey quarter worth? If it has errors, it’s worth thousands of dollars! See the value of your New Jersey state quarter here.
Good news… 1915 wheat pennies are worth more a lot more than face value! In fact, a 1915 penny is worth anywhere from 10 cents on the low end to more than $10,000 on the high end. Here’s how to tell the value of your 1915 Lincoln wheat cent!
How much is a 1999 Pennsylvania quarter worth? If it has errors, it’s worth hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars! In this 1999 Pennsylvania State Quarter Guide, we’ll show you the value of your Pennsylvania quarter — whether it has errors or not.
1913 Lincoln pennies can be worth thousands of dollars! Find out how much your 1913 penny is worth. Plus info on 1913 wheat penny errors, mintage numbers, and more.
Repunched mint marks are error coins that are worth a lot of money. They would make a great addition to your coin collection. See how repunched mintmarks are different from doubled dies and. overmintmarks. And how much repunched mint marks are worth today.
Have a 1912 penny? Want to know how much it’s worth? Here’s a guide to see how much 1912 pennies are worth, 1912 wheat penny errors to look for, and more!
1910 pennies are scarce old collectible coins worth 25 cents to $100… or more! Find out how much your 1910 penny is worth here. Plus details about the 4 types of 1920 wheat penny errors you should be looking for.
Are you looking for BIE Lincoln pennies in your loose change? You should be! These scarce and valuable error coins can be found in circulation. Here’s what to look for, where you are most likely to find them, and how much they’re worth.
Did you know there’s a 1999 Georgia quarter error worth $10,000?! That’s just ONE of 5 types of errors you should look for on your Georgia state quarters. We’ll help you determine if you have a Georgia error quarter, how much it’s worth, and how much regular Georgia quarters without errors are worth.
See how much your 1924 wheat penny is worth, how many 1924 Lincoln cents were made, info about doubled dies and other 1924 penny errors, and more.
Some 2009 Washington DC quarters are worth $1,000 or more! See how to spot a valuable 2009 District of Columbia quarter error + The value of all 2009 DC quarters
Die break coins are error coins. Some are rarer than others. Some are worth $100 or more. If you have a die crack coin, cud coin, or other types of die break error coins… here’s how to determine their value.