Silver quarters what they are, how you can find them, and what they are worth. Do you have some silver quarters you found in your pocket change? If so, check here to see how much they are worth.
You may be glad to hear that there are dozens of U.S. coins considered rare, and that many estates include rare U.S. coins. Many others are found in attics, old drawers and chests, and some are even found in circulation!
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.
There really is a lot of diversity in U.S. coins. In the United States’ more than 200 years of coin production, our nation has seen many types of interesting coins. However, if you’re a coin collector and you find yourself a little bored with ‘typical’ modern U.S. coins, then consider these 5 unique types of coins worth collecting.
Here’s everything you want to know about Buffalo nickels and what they’re worth today.
Here are 5 books I believe every coin collector should consider owning…
Many gold coins minted in the U.S during the second half of the 19th century and into the first decades of the 20th century have values which have long fluctuated with the prevailing gold prices. The best time to buy a gold coin is usually when gold prices are lower. The best time to sell is when gold coin are higher. The value of your gold coins will be largely dependent upon the current price of gold. Here’s more.
The mintage number of a coin simply refers to how many coins were struck by the mint. It does not, however, necessarily refer to how many coins still exist.
What’s my coin worth? While it may seem like a fairly easy question, it takes a really good evaluation of the coin by a professional coin dealer to determine your coin’s value accurately. You see, when determining the value of a coin, the appraiser must consider not only the date and denomination of the coin, but also what condition it is in, what the value of the metal is, the relative scarcity of the coin, and other issues.
Here are 6 tips for buying coins from coin dealers, including insider tips for how to act when you’re in a coin dealer’s store, plus what to expect in terms of coin prices and values.
Here are the rarest wheat pennies, along with the prices and values for these rare Lincoln wheat pennies.
Here’s my story… why I decided to start collecting coins, what I get out of it, and my tips for those looking for coin collecting information.
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.
Here are some tips for setting fun goals for your coin collection — no matter how large or small it might be — even if you never really thought of yourself as a ‘coin collector’.
It’s surprising what ends up in your pocket as change received from a simple purchase. I’ve managed to complete a very informal coin collection strictly from pocket change. Every morning when I stop to pick up a newspaper, I check to see if the 2 quarters in change are the next coins for my collection. Other unique coins made their way from pocket change to my coin collection as well.
Check out these one-of-a-kind coin-related items would make great Christmas and Birthday gifts for friends or relatives who are coin collectors — even beginners or those who just found coins and they’re now a little interested in coin collecting.
See how U.S. coins have been made throughout the years… including details about early U.S. Mints compared to modern day U.S. Mint facilities.
There are several coin price guides made by different companies, but I mostly use the Red Book and the Black Book. Here are some tips for choosing the right price guide for you coin collection.
The state quarter program began in 1999 and will continue through 2008. In all, 50 statehood quarters are to be minted — one for each state. They are being released into circulation in the order that the statehoods came into existence.
Do you have a gold coin? Want to know what it’s worth? Here’s how to find the value of the Quarter Eagle, which is a $2.50 gold coin, the Half Eagle, which is a $5.00 coin; the Plain Eagle, which is a $10.00 coin; and the Double Eagle, which is a $20.00 gold coin.
Have some spare change lying around? Wondering how much money all that loose change is worth? Here are some free online coin calculators, plus some fun learning tools for parents interested in teaching their children about counting and other money matters.
What’s the best way to store coins and keep them safe? Should you use coin holders?… Mylar protectors?… Coin albums?… Coin tubes?… Coin binders?… Air-tight holders?… Coin slabs?… or even Zip-type baggies? Here are some tips for storing the coins in your collection…
Little-known facts about mercury dimes and what the mercury dime is worth these days.
Here are some tips and pointers that might come in handy when you’re meeting with a coin dealer for the first time — whether you’re buying or selling coins.
The buffalo nickel is technically known as ‘the five-cent Indian head’ coin. It’s also referred to as the bison nickel or Indian nickel due to the Indian on the front. Here are more fun facts about buffalo head nickels, and how to determine the value of a buffalo nickel or Indian head nickel.