Coin diagrams and photos to help you describe your coin to others (if you want to sell it online). Plus, a coin glossary that explains the parts of a coin.
Articles for category: Coin Collecting 101
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!
Here are the top 10 U.S. coins that everyone's talking about. They're definitely worth collecting. Most aren't even that hard to find, and they won't cost you an arm and a leg either!
How much does a dime weigh? How much does a quarter weigh? How much does a roll of pennies weigh? If you're wondering how much coins weigh, then you'll appreciate this Ultimate Guide To Weighing Coins. There's a list of all official U.S. coin weights for each denomination... and by year!
Doubled die coins are often rare and always exciting to own. Find out how doubled dies are made and see if you have a doubled die coin just waiting to be discovered in your collection, pocket change, or coin jar!
Tips For Assembling A Complete Set Of 50 State Quarters + A List Of All The Coins In This Popular Series And Their Dates
The U.S. Mint's state quarter program began in 1999 and continued through 2008. In all, 50 statehood quarters were made -- one for each state in the United States. They were released into circulation in the order that the statehoods came into existence. Here's the official list of all 50 state quarters and their release dates. Plus, everything you need to know about collecting the 50 state quarters, and fun ways to save state quarters that you probably haven't thought of!
A twentieth century type coin set is a collection of coins which includes one of each design from each denomination the United States produced between 1900 and 1999. It's a fun -- and relatively simple -- way to collect U.S. coins.