Check out these 7 different coin collecting goals you’ll be able to finish over the summer.
The new dime is hard to find. In 2009, the U.S. Mint struck a fraction of the normal number of dimes. The situation for 2010 dimes looks no better.
The 1950 proof set was the first proof set made by the U.S. Mint since 1942. Featuring silver coins and the now-obsolete Lincoln wheat cent, the 1950 proof set is a popular coin set among coin collectors.
2010 has been a slow year so far for coin production at the United States Mint. While numbers may improve, at the rate the U.S. Mint is going now, our nation will likely have only a few billion new coins for 2010 — far less than the annual numbers seen a decade or two ago.
Of the 2009 coins, dimes and nickels look to be the scarcest by far!
Try this new twist on birth year coin set collecting: a conception year coin set! It’s the same basic idea as the birth year coin set, but for those of conceived the calendar year before we were born, it can represent an exciting and interesting goal in coin collecting.
Silver mint sets are great collectibles that contain old silver coins in uncirculated grades.
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.
1965 was the year copper-nickel clad coins were first introduced to circulation in the United States. Now, 45 years later, copper-nickel clad coins continue to carry a heavy workload in circulation, while silver coins in pocket change have for decades been a thing of the past.
IRA investing can be made more fun — and shinier — if you use bullion coins as part of your IRA investing portfolio. But before you start buying bullion coins for your IRA portfolio, make sure you know some very important rules about which bullion coins are approved for IRA investing!
Common coins can be worth money. Finding them may be no harder than looking in your drawer or your parents’ attic.
Many American coins honor American landmarks. The landmarks range from the Lincoln Memorial to Mount Rushmore. All of these coins are available and affordable.
Determining which type of coin collector you are will make it easier to find coin collecting clubs and what sort of coin catalogs and magazines to buy or subscribe to.
In 2009, the U.S. Mint is issuing a fascinating variety and quantity of coins. Ranging from Lincoln bicentennial pennies to the 24 karat gold double eagle there is something for everyone in the 2009 United State Mint issue.
The proof sets for 2009 are the largest they have ever been. Each set has 18 coins and 4 lenses.
You don’t need to be wealthy to buy silver coins. Here are tips for collecting silver coins when you’re on a budget.
There are many interesting coins that are available for under $5. If you’re collecting coins and you don’t have a lot of money to spend, then you might want to start with these cheap coins.
Here’s everything you need to know about scarce Barber dimes, common Barber dimes, and how to start your own collection of Barber dimes.
Charles E. Barber’s designs for the nickel, dime, quarter and half-dollar were so popular that the coins were called “Barber” coins rather than “Liberty Head” coins. Barber coins were struck from 1892 to 1916.
Buying coins for a young coin collector doesn’t need to be expensive. Many of the coins can be found in everyday circulation. The other coins listed here are quite inexpensive, and would be great for coin collecting kids.
Here are the top 10 U.S. coins that everyone’s talking about. They’re definitely worth collecting. Most aren’t even that hard to find, and they won’t cost you an arm and a leg either!
By 1840, the Liberty Seated coin design had been placed on the obverse of all U.S. coins ranging from the half dime through the silver dollar. The Liberty Seated design also appeared on the briefly struck 20-cent piece.
Designed by Adolph A. Weinman, the Mercury Dime is a coin popular among collectors and also enjoys a following among coin investors. The scarce Mercury dimes have seen very handsome price increases over the past 15 years.
While it is theoretically possible to find any legal tender money in circulation, including old and even rare coins, the likelihood of finding such coins in circulation is small — but not impossible. Plus, you may find some error coins, as well. Here’s what to look for.
A lot of people who are interested in obtaining silver coins are curious which ones are the best to collect. Here’s the scoop…