There are at least 25 rare quarters that you should be looking to place into your coin collection, including a few Washington quarters worth a bundle.
Rare U.S. Coins
Silver dollar coins date back to 1794 and have a long, colorful history.
Check out this list of the 10 most valuable pennies. You’ll see the 1909-S VDB penny, 1943 bronze cent, and many other rare pennies you’ve probably never heard of… until now.
The Flowing Hair silver dollar was struck in 1794 and 1795.
Draped Bust silver dollars are early American coins made from 1795 through 1803. A few rare pieces are dated 1804.
Walking Liberty half dollars, minted from 1916 to 1947, are often considered among the most beautiful coins in the world.
What are fantasy coins? That largely depends who you’re talking to. However, fantasy coins commonly refer to coins that have been created to replicate coins that could have been made but never were.
Here are the 5 categories of valuable coins you should be looking for.
The Capped Bust half dollar was made from 1807 to 1839.
Reporting treasure coins you’ve found on your taxes is a must… Unless you want to end up like the British woman who became the first in her country to be prosecuted for not reporting a treasure coin she found!
The twenty cent coin was made from 1875 through 1878. Though unpopular at the time, the twenty cent coin has since become a popular coin among many coin collectors.
Seated Liberty dimes were produced from 1837 to 1891, spanning 54 years of prime American history.
Seated Liberty half dollars were minted from 1839 through 1891 and remain a highly popular — and scarce — collectible coin to this day.
The United States Mint produced Seated Liberty quarters from 1838 through 1891. Many rare and valuable dates of this series exist, though it’s still a fairly affordable type coin.
Take a look at 9 of the most popular and rarest coins U.S. coins that coin collectors go gaga over.
The 1964-D Peace silver dollar is not just a rare U.S. coin — the government believes none even exist anymore. After all, they were supposedly all melted down, and it’s illegal to own a 1964-D Peace dollar, too.
GSA dollars, so-called because the United States government’s General Services Administration sold old Morgan dollars found in vaults during the 1970s, are both valuable and highly sought after by coin collectors.
Finding out how rare rare U.S. coins really are can be done with the Sheldon-Breen rarity scale, which ranks rare coins based on estimated surviving populations.
Of the 2009 coins, dimes and nickels look to be the scarcest by far!
There are many scarce dates in the Lincoln wheat cent series. However, there is 1 scarce Lincoln wheat penny that’s getting some attention — and may someday be considered a key date Lincoln cent.
You’ll get a chance to see some very famous rare U.S. coins at the National Money Show in Fort Worth Texas March 25 through March 27, 2010.
The Lincoln Memorial penny was made from 1959 through 2008 and was — and still is — a fixture in United States commerce. While most Lincoln Memorial pennies are worth only face value or not much more, there are a few rare Lincoln Memorial pennies you should be keeping your eye out for.
The 1909 S VDB penny is perhaps one of the most famous rare U.S. coins. Find out some reasons why the 1909 S VDB cent is so popular and discover just how many 1909 S VDB pennies were actually made.
The 1913 Liberty nickel just sold for $3.7 million and is just one of many rare US coins you should be looking for. Find out how to spot rare US coins by knowing what types of US coins are rare and figuring out some of the best places to be looking for rare US coins.
Only 7 million 1922 cent coins were made. Those without a D mintmark are even scarcer. The 1922 cent is a popular error coin — or variety, depending on your stance. But why is a hole for that coin being included in regular Lincoln cent albums? Here are one longtime collector’s opinions on the issue and what should be done about those pesky holes most of us can’t afford to fill in our Lincoln cent albums.