There’s a 1965 quarter worth $7,000 because it was made on the wrong metal (silver instead of copper-nickel clad). Here’s how to identify a 1965 silver quarter. Plus a list of other rare transitional error coins to look for in all denominations — pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars, and dollar coins.
Rare U.S. Coins
Interested in rare U.S. coins? Here, coin experts are sharing their best tips for finding rare coins, error coins, and mistakes. See how to tell a rare coin from a fake one, current rare coin values, and how many rare coins actually exist.
The 1909 wheat penny is one of the most interesting (and valuable) coins in the Lincoln cent series. See if you have the one that’s worth $650 or more… or the one that’s worth $12 or more. Either way, if you see a tiny VDB on the coin, then you’ve got a pretty historic — and valuable — coin on your hands! The 1909 VDB penny has a unique story.
There are at least 50 different types of errors, varieties, and other unusual anomalies involving the 2005 Minnesota quarter. It’s true… the Minnesota quarter error with extra tree is worth lots of money and can be found in your pocket change! See the value of Minnesota state quarter errors, tips for finding these valuable error coins, and all of the types of errors, varieties, and anomalies that exist with 2005 Minnesota quarters.
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.
Even if you’re not into coin collecting, here’s a list of rare pennies you should hold onto. One of the most popular is the 1943 wheat penny. Other rare pennies on this list include the 1792 penny, 1793 penny, 1844 penny, 1856 penny, 1877 penny, 1909 penny, 1924 penny, 1936 penny, 1943 penny, 1955 penny, 1974 penny, and other silver pennies. I’ve also included some tips to help you find out the value of your pennies.
Someone found a 1982 copper penny worth $18,800 — and you could too! Here’s everything you want to know about the 1982 D penny – and how to find a 1982 small date penny. See what you should be looking for.
Want to know what your 1990 penny is worth? Maybe you’ve got 1990 pennies with no letter (no mintmark) and you’re curious if you have the rare, valuable 1990 No S penny. I’m going to help you figure out whether or not you have the rare 1990 penny worth thousands of dollars, and I’ll also […]
Do you have any old dimes? Do you happen to have a 1975 Roosevelt dime without a mintmark? (So there’s no tiny “S” or tiny “P” on your 1975 dime?) See what makes this rare dime valuable and how you can find similar rare dimes.
You could have the rare Jefferson nickel worth $10,000! Here’s what to look for, plus a list of other rare nickels and current Jefferson nickel values.
Have you heard about the rare 1943 penny worth 6 figures in the news? It’s true, you can find these pennies in everyday pocket change! Here’s how to tell if you have one, how to find it (and other rare pennies), and how to spot a fake 1943 copper penny.
See what the rare $35,000 quarter looks like! Here’s the scoop on the rare 1970 quarter, plus info on other rare quarters you can find in pocket change and what they’re worth.
Yes, it’s definitely possible to find rare coins in your pocket change. Here is a list of coins you should be looking for, how to find them, and how earn real cash!
What’s a better-date coin? Are better date coins rare coins? Examples of better date coins + A list of coins that are most frequently labeled as better dates
Find out why the values of some rare U.S. coins go down – and what it means for coin collectors and investors.
You probably know about the rare 1943 steel cent. But, what about the rare 1944 steel cent? Or the rare 1943 copper penny? How much are these rare U.S. coins worth? A pretty penny indeed! Here’s everything you want to know about these rare coins…
In my 20-plus years of coin collecting, I’ve learned a lot about buying rare coins, including the 5 important lessons shared here.
There are dozens of Lincoln cents available for coin enthusiasts to collect. Here are just some of the Lincoln pennies worth collecting – and their values.
The 1909-S VDB is perhaps the most popular rare penny, but it is, believe it or not, far from being the rarest one-cent coin! See which one cent coin is the rarest.
The 1955 poor man’s doubled die penny actually isn’t a doubled die penny at all – find out the story behind this popular coin and how to tell the difference between a poor man’s coin and the real thing.
One of the most rare and well-known coins in all of U.S. history is the 1933 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle — a $20 gold coin that, by several accounts, shouldn’t even be in existance.
Collecting old Lincoln cents from pocket change is still possible and a fun way to build a coin collection!
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.
Check out 5 Lincoln wheat penny error coins that are always popular among coin collectors.
The Bust dime was the first dime ever to be officially made in the United States in a mass scale for circulation. Today, the dime remains an important player in commerce.
Handling an estate collection of coins can be a difficult task, but these 5 tips may help make that daunting task much easier.