In this article you will find (1) A complete list of U.S. coins made of silver by denomination. (2) A list of the most valuable silver coins by denomination. (3) The dates that the metal composition changed for each U.S. coin denomination throughout the years. Everything you want to know about silver nickels, silver dimes, silver quarters, silver half dollars, silver dollars, and even silver pennies!
Do you like collecting 1943 coins? Even if you’re not into coin collecting, here’s a list of rare 1943 pennies you should hold onto! In addition to learning more about the valuable 1943 wheat penny, we’ve also got some tips to help you find out the value of all 1943 coins. (If we compare other coins to 1943 coins, you'll find those articles here as well.)
Do you have any damaged coins or coins with an excessive amount of wear? These are generally called cull coins. Not only are they relatively easy to find — they’re also cheap coins to buy! Here’s more about these types of coins, what they’re worth, and why they may be a good fit for your collection.
What is an error penny — and how much are error pennies worth? Our penny error list shows you which penny errors to look for, common & rare error pennies, unique pennies that look like errors but are not, and how much they’re all worth!
WW2 Pennies From 1944-1946: See how shell case pennies got their name, why they were struck, and how much these old Lincoln wheat pennies from World War II are worth today
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.
Have a 1946 penny? Looking for the value of a 1946 wheat penny? You’ve come to the right place! See what 1946 pennies are worth today and how many were made. Plus, info about the scarce and valuable 1946-S S Over D error penny.
What is a 1945 penny worth today? You might be shocked at the value of 1945 pennies, and even more surprised to find out what makes these old wheat pennies some of the hottest World War II collectibles around! Here’s why you should save every 1945 wheat penny you find…
Have a 1942 wheat penny, 1942-D penny, 1942-S penny, or another rare 1942 penny? See the current 1942 penny value. Find out here if you’ve got a rare 1942 penny worth thousands of dollars!
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.
There are 8 rare pennies worth money (like $1,000+ apiece!) in circulation today – and they could turn up in your pocket change! Here are 8 valuable pennies to look for.
Think you might have a rare 1943 penny? Wondering how much a 1943 silver wheat penny is worth? Even though your 1943 penny might look silvery in color, technically, you have a 1943 steel penny. See the current value here.
Got old coins? They’re still easy to find in your pocket change. What’s an old coin’s value today? I’ll show you how to find the value of old coins that you have — just use this comprehensive list for coins made between 1900 and 2000.
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 the 1944 penny value. Do you have a 1944 penny silver in color? Find out here if it’s worth just a few cents, or if you’ve got a rare 1944 steel penny worth $100,000!
Have a 1943 penny? Want to see if you’ve hit the big bucks? Here’s how to tell common 1943 pennies from the rare ones. Plus info on what they’re worth.
Some 1943 coins are worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars? Find out why and see if you have valuable, rare coins from the World War II era.
What are your silver coins are worth? Our coin expert answers that for you. Plus info on the most valuable silver coins & how to find them in pocket change.
Collecting pennies is fun! Here are 9 interesting ways to build penny collections that you probably haven’t thought of. Plus the latest penny values.
We all make mistakes with our coins. Here are 4 common errors that many coin collectors have made. If you’re new to coin collecting, don’t do these things!
Love U.S. coins? Me too. On a budget? Me too. I’ve been collecting US coins since 1992. My picks for the 10 best coins to have in your collection under $25.
How long ago pennies have to be made for them to be “old”? Here’s all you need to know about old pennies, such as what they’re worth and which ones to keep.
Copper pennies are valuable. (They’re worth more than face value.) Here’s a list of the copper pennies you should be looking for, and their current value.
Got old pennies? Want to know their value? Here are the top questions we get about wheat pennies, silver pennies, gold pennies, and other types of pennies.
Budget short sets are ideal for coin collectors that want to collect coins from their favorite series without breaking the bank. Here are 5 short set ideas.
Do you know people who hoard copper pennies? Many save every copper penny they find. See why and how you can get in on the action, too.
Have a silver penny? You’re very lucky if it’s a 1943 steel penny! But if it’s not, here’s how to tell what kind of silver penny you have. See if it’s a rare silver penny, a silver penny error, or just an altered coin that has been plated.
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…
Trying to complete a coin set but on a budget and can’t afford the expensive, rare key coins? Try building coin short sets! Here’s how…
Check out these 5 amazing videos of coin errors that you have to see to believe.
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 United States one cent coin has a long and colorful history. Come look at the U.S. penny and its roots, which can be traced back well over 1,000 years.
1943 steel pennies are among the most popular Lincoln cents perhaps, in part, because they look so different than the traditional copper Lincoln cents we’re used to seeing. Check out some fun facts about 1943 steel pennies as well as the value of your 1943 steel pennies.
Did you hear about the person who claims to have spent a 1943 copper cent? Also, find out a bit about the common 1943 steel cent.
Collecting coins can be fun — especially when all the coins you need for your collection can be found right in circulation. Let’s look at some of the exciting coins you can find right in your pocket, purse, or at your local bank.
What are 1943 steel pennies worth? What are 1943 copper pennies worth? Here are there values, including what to look for and how to spot a fake 1943 Lincoln copper cent.
In general, most wheat pennies are worth just a few cents (perhaps 10 cents). However, if worn and of a highly common date and mint mark combination, many wheat cents are quite valuable. In fact, some of the scarcest wheat cents are downright expensive — costing into the hundreds of dollars in the most worn condition. Here’s the scoop.
Ironically, silver nickels have no nickel in them… just silver. So most Jefferson war nickels are worth their ‘spot value’ — that is, the amount of money the metal inside the coin is worth. Here’s how to check current silver prices and find out how much your silver war nickels from 1942 to 1945 are worth.
Here are the rarest wheat pennies, along with the prices and values for these rare Lincoln wheat pennies.
While there is no single answer that defines the ‘best’ coins worth collecting — because everyone has a different opinion as to the best coins worth holding onto — here are some ideas and opinions from others who collect coins. See which coins they’ve chosen to collect and why. Hint: They’re not all rare U.S. coins.
Do you know how to tell a war nickel from a regular Jefferson nickel? I’ll show you – it’s simple! Plus, see what Jefferson nickels are worth today… including war nickels.
Have a question about silver quarters? Here’s the history of how the Washington quarter came to be, and prices for Washington quarters these days.
How much do you know about U.S. coins and coin history? Jot down your answers and see how well you do. The correct answers to these coin questions are at the bottom… no cheating!
Finally! Now there’s a way to get CASH — penny for penny — for all your loose change.
Well, sort of. The equivalent of cash, actually.
Wondering what the value is of a Lincoln-Kennedy Penny? Here’s a little about the commemorative Kennedy-Lincoln penny, including some of the similarities — and differences — between President Kennedy and President Lincoln.
I did a little research to find out which U.S. coins are actually worth something today. See what I found — which coins to keep and which ones are worthless. Plus, see how to determine the value of YOUR coins, and which U.S. coins you should hold onto and not spend — according to the Ultimate Guide of U.S. Coins Worth More Than Face Value!