The U.S. Mint’s state quarter program began in 1999 and continued through 2008. In all, 50 statehood quarters were made — one for each state in the United States. They were released into circulation in the order that the statehoods came into existence. Here’s the official list of all 50 state quarters and their release dates. Plus, everything you need to know about collecting the 50 state quarters, and fun ways to save state quarters that you probably haven’t thought of!
Are you a new coin collector and you're wondering what supplies you need to get started? Coin folders open flat for all-at-once viewing and include places to give valuable information about the coins it holds. Here's everything you need to know about finding and using coin folders.
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.
5 ways to collect Lincoln pennies on a budget. See how to buy rare pennies for less, build a year-date set, and find affordable albums & folders for pennies
Collecting coins on a shoestring budget? Need a way to display, store, or organize your coins? Here are 5 cheap coin supplies you simply can’t be without.
There are 5 coin collecting supplies that every numismatist needs. A coin price guide is a given. See what the other 4 are.
Why do you collect coins? Have you ever asked yourself this question? Sometimes, furthering your appreciation of the hobby you love means taking a step back and considering what drew you to it in the first place and what keeps you there today.
Why am I a penny collector? After more than 20 years collecting coins, I still love the penny because it’s a readily available denomination with many key and semi-key dates, varieties, and errors. It’s a challenge to complete a set of pennies, even for seasoned veterans. Here’s how I got my start collecting pennies.
I’ve been collecting coins for years. See why I keep my coins in albums, and why coin albums are so popular for storing Lincoln cents & ALL types of coins!
Collecting and using old coin holders has become fashionable among coin collectors who want to enjoy a slice of nostalgia; sometimes, buying old coin holders can save money compared to buying new coin holders.
The advent of the penny board in the 1930s spurred the date-and-mintmark coin collecting craze of today.
Handling an estate collection of coins can be a difficult task, but these 5 tips may help make that daunting task much easier.
Here are 5 great ways to enthuse a young collector about coins.
What’s the difference between being a coin collector and a coin hoarder?
Jefferson nickels are one of the oldest coin circulating today — and they’re among the easiest and cheapest coins to collect. Believe it or not, it’s still possible (with a bit of luck) to actually complete a set of Jefferson nickels right from pocket change!
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.
Coin collectors should be wary of using old plastic coin holders, because many of those made years ago contain PVC. Coin PVC damage is serious.
Want to get someone else to start coin collecting with you? Here are 5 ways to get others started collecting coins. It’s fun… and easy!
Following is a summary of the differences between mint coin sets and proof coin sets, including how to determine the value of a proof set or a mint set of coins.
Gift ideas that just about any budding coin collector would enjoy. And you don’t even need to leave your home to buy them because online shopping sites and coin dealers have all of these!
The young coin collector needs a way to store their coin collection. But sometimes young collectors need supplies that are particularly suitable for their little hands, desire for fun, and tendency for mishandling. What do you buy for the young person’s coin collection? Here are some ideas.
There are many different kinds of coin holders available, but one of the best is the Air-Tite coin holder. Air-Tite coin holders are plastic, circular coin holders that are a few millimeters or so larger in diameter than the coin itself. Here’s why I use Air-Tite coin holders.
Coin folders and coin albums each have their following, and each have their own sets of pros and cons. Be sure you take into account which type of needs you have as a coin collector before you go out and buy either coin folders or coin albums. Here’s why you should consider using coin albums for your most expensive coin collections and coin folders for all the rest.
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.
Looking for some unique pieces of coin jewelry? Here’s the scoop on coins used as jewelry pieces… what to look for and some idea of what they may be worth.
Have a coin set or completed coin folder and want to know how much it’s worth? Here’s how to tell the value of your completed coin sets and coin folders…