Check out the 1965, 1985, and 2005 values of rare Morgan silver dollars – from the years 1878 to 1904.
The U.S. Mint has been making dollar coins since 1794, but U.S. dollar coins have not been minted for circulation since 2011. Dollar coins have been produced in this order: Flowing Hair dollar coins (1794-1795), Draped Bust dollar coins (1795–1804), Liberty Seated dollar coins (1840-1873), Trade dollar coins (1873-1885), Morgan dollar coins (1878-1904; 1921), Peace dollar coins (1921-1928; 1934-1935), Eisenhower dollar coins (1971-1978), Susan B. Anthony dollar coins (1979–1981; 1999), American Silver Eagle dollar coins (1986-Present). Sacagawea dollar coins (2000-Present), Presidential dollar coins (2007-2016), and Native American dollar coins (2009-Present). Here's everything you want to know about US dollar coins, their current values, tips for collecting them -- even ways to buy silver dollars on a budget.
Peace dollars are silver coins that were struck at the United States Mint from 1921 to 1935. Here’s everything you want to know about Peace dollars coins.
See how much Presidential dollars from 2007-2016 are worth today.
The 2011 ‘gold’ dollar coin honors a famous peace treaty made between Native Americans and early European settlers.
Check out these 10 famous coins that aren’t too expensive for you to afford!
Here are 5 reasons you may want to jump on the silver half dollar bandwagon.
Gold dollars were once quite popular in the United States. Hearkening back to the days of the Gold Rush, gold dollars competed with silver dollars for dollar coin supremacy.
What are your old coins worth? Check out the values of some of the more commonly found old coins here.
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.
The United States silver dollar can trace some of its roots to the thaler.
Sacagawea dollars were first minted in 2000 and promised to revolutionize dollar coin usage in the United States. What’s happened since?
A mule coin is an error coin that has 2 designs not intended to be on the same coin. A mule coin has an obverse (heads side) design and a reverse (tails side) design that wouldn’t ordinarily go together on the same coin. See the most famous mule error coins!
Check out 5 of the biggest coin mistakes — coins that failed to catch on with the public — that the United States has made.
Have you ever wondered what famous coin collectors you share your hobby with? Check out this list of 10 luminaries that have enjoyed coin collecting as one of their pastimes.
The 1964-D Peace silver dollar is not just a rare U.S. coin — the government believes none even exist anymore. After all, they were supposedly all melted down, and it’s illegal to own a 1964-D Peace dollar, too.
The Boy Scouts commemorative dollar is very popular. So popular, in fact, that the U.S. Mint has already sold all of the uncirculated versions of the coin!
GSA dollars, so-called because the United States government’s General Services Administration sold old Morgan dollars found in vaults during the 1970s, are both valuable and highly sought after by coin collectors.
The United States Mint direct ship dollar coin program makes it easier for you to help put more dollar coins in circulation.
The first coin of any coin series is always among the most collected, so it’s no surprise that first-year coins are tops on many coin collectors’ want lists!
While a Ronald Reagan coin likely will not be in your pocket or coin collection until 2016, a U.S. Congressman has proposed Reagan appear on the $50 bill — replacing Ulysses S. Grant.
Morgan silver dollars and Peace silver dollars are both very popular coins that have been coin collector favorites for decades. Check out silver dollar values here to find out what your Morgan silver dollars or Peace silver dollars may be worth.
Barack Obama presidential coins are popular coin collectors’ items, but are they really rare or good investments?
United States Bicentennial coins were released during 1975 and 1976 and remain a popular coin in circulation today.
Many people believe lucky coins can help bring luck into their lives. Whether that’s true or not, lucky coins are special to each of us in unique ways.
Eisenhower dollars, which were made from 1971 to 1978, represent one of the most achievable coin sets to complete thanks to relatively high mintages and a small number of different dates that you’ll have to collect.
IRA investing can be made more fun — and shinier — if you use bullion coins as part of your IRA investment 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!
The United States Mint has released information about the designs of the new 2010 Presidential Dollar coins. See what the Presidential Dollar coins will look like.
Have you ever heard of a Godless dollar. It is a United States Mint error which left the motto IN GOD WE TRUST off the dollar coin. The problem is that some people are grinding the motto off regular coins and passing them off as real — and it may be at YOUR expense!
The 1804 Bust silver dollar is one of the top 3 most popular U.S. rare coins ever made. Only 15 are known to exist.
Silver Seated Liberty dollars were struck from 1840 through 1873. They were the first major silver dollar minted for circulation since the Liberty Bust dollar.
U.S. Trade dollars, unlike other U.S. silver dollars, were minted only for trade in Asia. Trade dollars actually contain more silver than other silver dollars. Here are some other fun facts about U.S. Trade dollars
President Obama has signed a bill approving the Girl Scout silver dollar to be minted in 2013.
Congress approves of new Medal of Honor commemorative coins for 2011.
Olympic coins honor sports and places and people related to the Olympics. Olympic coins are usually minted in half dollar to 10 dollar pieces.
Many American coins honor American landmarks. The landmarks range from the Lincoln Memorial to Mount Rushmore. All of these coins are available and affordable.
Commemorative military coins honor our nation’s bravest heroes. These U.S. coins honor military personnel and military events. Here are U.S. Military coin values.
Demand is high, supply is low, and prices are currently on the rise for the sought-after Abraham Lincoln silver dollar. In fact, the demand for the new dollar coin was so high, the U.S. Mint sold out within weeks!
The 2009 James K. Polk dollar coin was the 3rd Presidential $1 Coin released in 2009 and the 11th of the entire Presidential $1 Coin series which began in 2007.
Coin edge lettering has been around for years, but the Presidential dollar coins and Native American coins in 2007 brought edge lettering on coins back into the forefront. Here’s everything you want to know about edge lettering on U.S. coins.
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.
Native American coins have formed an integral part of America’s circulating currency since 1859. Here’s more about Indian Head pennies, Buffalo nickels, and U.S. dollar coins which feature Native Americans.
The proof sets for 2009 are the largest they have ever been. Each set has 18 coins and 4 lenses.
Silver Eagle dollar coins are highly sought after both by coin collectors and bullion investors. Some scarce dates command a high price — see which ones. Plus tips for collecting and buying $1 American Silver Eagle coins.
Commemorative coins have been minted since 1892. The U.S. Mint has produced circulating commemorative coins and non-circulating commemorative coins in order to commemorate people, places, landmarks, events and other special occurrences in U.S. history. Commemorative coins come in denominations of quarters, half-dollars, dollars, and gold coins.
The John Tyler Presidential dollar coin was the 2nd presidential dollar coin released in 2009 and the 10th in the series. On this dollar coin, ‘In God We Trust’ is imprinted on the obverse side of the coin, rather than on the edge of the coin. See how much John Tyler dollar coins are worth.
The new Louis Braille Silver Dollar honors the inventor of the Braille reading system for the blind. The surcharges from this coin will go to the National Federation of the Blind.
Why don’t we use dollar coins instead of dollar bills? The U.S. Mint has been trying for decades to get Americans to grow fond of using the dollar coin for everyday purchases. After all, coins last longer than paper money — by many decades. Also, coins are easy to recycle. Dollar coins are also easier to use with vending machines. Do you use dollar coins? Or do you save them?
One of the changes to the William Henry Harrison Presidential dollar coin is the fact that the motto ‘In God We Trust’ — which had been placed on the edge of the coin — was moved to the front of the coin, below the president’s portrait. See other little-known facts and how much William Henry Harrison dollar coins are worth.