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
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.
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.
Off-center coins are rare… but not impossible to find! See photo examples of off-center error coins + The value of off-center coins, based on percent off-center.
Have an Oregon state quarter? Some Oregon quarters have errors worth lots of money! Here’s what to look for & how much Oregon state quarter errors are worth.
If you have a 2008 Arizona quarter error coin, it could be worth $5… or more! Some Arizona quarters have an extra cactus leaf, some were struck off-center, some have die chips (raised metal chunks on the coin’s surface), and some have a die crack running through the second “A” in ARIZONA. Here’s what to look for and how much these Arizona state quarter errors are worth.
Have a 1982 dime? Some 1982 Roosevelt dimes are worth $50 — or more! Here’s a look at the 1982 No Mint Mark dime, why it’s rare, and how much other 1982 dimes are worth.
There are 3 valuable 2005 Kansas quarter error coins: 1) the IN GOD WE RUST quarter error, 2) the Humpback Bison quarter error, and 3) the Spitting Bison quarter error. Here’s what to look for — and how much each one is worth. Plus, the value of other Kansas quarters without errors.
The Spitting Horse Delaware quarter error is worth as much as $20… and it can be found in your pocket change! Here’s where and what to look for on a 1999 Delaware quarter. Plus, see how much this error coin is worth AND how much all other Delaware quarters are worth, too.
1968 no-S proof dimes are worth thousands of dollars! Have a 1968 dime with no “S” mintmark? Here’s how to tell a rare 1968 dime from a normal one and what your dime is worth.
A DMPL Morgan dollar is an uncirculated Morgan silver dollar with mirrored surfaces — which look much like those of a proof coin. Hence the acronym DMPL for ‘deep mirror prooflike’! See how DMPL Morgan dollars are different from ‘prooflike’ and ‘semi-prooflike’ Morgan silver dollars… and how much they’re worth!
VAM dollars are highly popular Morgan silver dollars and Peace silver dollars with unique die varieties. Here’s what they’re worth + Tips for collecting VAM silver dollars.
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.
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.
Is it still easy to find old quarters these days? Yes, you can still find rare quarters and silver quarters worth money in your pocket change! Here’s a list of the most valuable quarters in circulation that you should be looking for — including the Barber quarter, the Standing liberty quarter, and of course old Washington quarters. They’re all worth $1 or more… apiece!
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.
Check out these 5 tips on appraising coins.
Check out these 5 amazing videos of coin errors that you have to see to believe.
The first U.S. quarters were made in 1796. Since then, the quarter has become one of the most important coins in circulation.
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.
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 the first dollar coin made in the U.S. It was struck in 1794 and 1795 and is considered a rare coin today.
Draped Bust silver dollars are early American coins made from 1795 through 1803. There are a few rare Draped Bust dollars dated 1804. See how many Draped Bust dollar coins were made and what they’re worth today.
Walking Liberty half dollars, minted from 1916 to 1947, are often considered among the most beautiful coins in the world. Here are my best tips for collecting Walking Liberty half dollars (also known as Walker halves or Walking halves), including 6 ways to collect Walking Liberty half dollars that you probably haven’t thought of!
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.
Struck from 1807 to 1839, Capped Bust half dollars are large silver coins with a classic design. See the 2 kinds of Capped Bust half dollars, tips for collecting them, and their current value.
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!