How to find the grade of your U.S. pennies. Learn how to determine the exact grades for circulated small cents -- Lincoln cents and Indian Head pennies.
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Grading U.S. Nickels: How to determine the grade (condition) of circulated nickels -- Jefferson nickels, Liberty Head nickels (also called V nickels), and Buffalo nickels.
Grading U.S. Dimes: Here's how to determine the grade (condition) of your circulated dimes -- Roosevelt dimes, Mercury dimes, and Barber dimes.
Here's how to determine the grade (condition) of your circulated U.S. half dollars. There are 4 types of half dollar coins covered here: Barber half dollars, Franklin half dollars, Kennedy half dollars, and Walking Liberty half dollars (also known as American eagle silver half dollars). Learn how to obtain exact grades for your circulated half dollar coins.
Here's how to determine the exact grade of your circulated U.S. quarters. You need to know a coin's grade in order to determine its value. The 3 types of quarters covered here include the Washington quarter, the Standing Liberty quarter, and the Barber quarter.
Have you ever wondered what famous coin collectors you share your hobby with? Check out this list of 10 luminaries that have enjoyed coin collecting as one of their pastimes.
America The Beautiful Quarters: A List Of All The Coins In This Popular Series + Little Known Facts About National Park Quarters
The America the Beautiful Quarters series consists of 56 new quarters that honor one national park or historic monument in each of the 50 states, Washington, D.C., and the 5 U.S. territories. The coins (also called the National Parks and Monuments quarters and National Parks quarters) are being released over 11 years -- from 2010 through 2021. Here's the complete list of quarters, the national site that each one honors, and their release dates.
Learn how to determine the grade (condition) of your circulated U.S. silver dollars -- Eisenhower dollars, Peace dollars, and Morgan dollars.
See the MANY reasons why coins are round. Plus, a list of odd-shaped U.S. coins that are NOT round + A list of all the various coin shapes that exist today.