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 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.
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.