Check your change for 1984 pennies! A 1984 penny can be worth a lot of money — especially if it’s the rare 1984 doubled die penny. Here’s what to look for, how to spot the 1984 penny error, and how much your 1984 pennies are worth.
If damage happens to a coin before it leaves the Mint, then that coin is considered an error coin or a mistake. (On the other hand, if damage happens to a coin after it has left the US Mint facility is considered 'damaged' and it is generally worth very little.) Error coins are rare and valuable because they are legit -- they entered circulation that way and are relatively few in number. Here's a list of well-known U.S. coin errors, how to determine a true error coin from a fake one, the most valuable error coins to look for, and how to spot new errors on coins -- because new errors are being discovered all the time!
See what the rare $35,000 quarter looks like! Here’s the scoop on the rare 1970 quarter, plus info on other rare quarters you can find in pocket change and what they’re worth.
Have you found a 2009 penny with a special design on the tails side? Wondering what the 2009 penny value is today? Here’s everything you want to know about the 2009 Lincoln penny, what it’s worth, and some 2009 Lincoln penny errors to look for.
Want to know about the 2017 penny value? Do you know why some 2017 pennies have an unusual P mintmark from the Philadelphia Mint? Here’s the reason why… and what the 2017 penny is worth if you have one.
Have a 1922 penny? Curious what it’s worth? Here’s everything you want to know about 1922 pennies, including the rare & valuable 1922 plain penny and how to tell if you have one.
Do you realize that you can collect coins for face value or less — even free? You can. I’ve been doing it for years. Here are 8 easy, fun (and legal) ways to find coins for virtually nothing!
Yes, it’s definitely possible to find rare coins in your pocket change. Here is a list of coins you should be looking for, how to find them, and how earn real cash!
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.
Clad quarters have a copper band around the edge, between 2 nickel colored layers. Look for these 8 valuable quarters in your everyday pocket change!
Your weird looking coins might be error coins. Here’s how to tell! Plus a list of some of the most common U.S. error coins you could find in pocket change
Got any strange coins or tokens? Unusual looking coins do sometimes have value. Here are answers to the most common questions about odd looking coins.
Doubled die coins are often rare and always exciting to own. Find out how doubled dies are made and see if you have a doubled die coin just waiting to be discovered in your collection, pocket change, or coin jar!
Have a silver penny? You’re very lucky if it’s a 1943 steel penny! But if it’s not, here’s how to tell what kind of silver penny you have. See if it’s a rare silver penny, a silver penny error, or just an altered coin that has been plated.
The 1955 poor man’s doubled die penny actually isn’t a doubled die penny at all – find out the story behind this popular coin and how to tell the difference between a poor man’s coin and the real thing.
The zinc penny has been made since 1982. Read on to find out all about these Lincoln cents, including what some of them are worth and how many billions exist.
Is this is a nickel error or simply post mint damage? Find out the answer!
Check out 5 Lincoln wheat penny error coins that are always popular among coin collectors.
Check out these 5 amazing videos of coin errors that you have to see to believe.
Die clashes are a type of error coin resulting when two coin dies come strike each other without a coin between them.
A mule coin is that which has 2 designs not intended to be on the same coin.
Check out 5 of the biggest coin mistakes — coins that failed to catch on with the public — that the United States has made.
Wondering what is a FBL Franklin Half Dollar? Well, FBL is a coin grading term. It refers to Full Bell Lines — those horizontal lines seen banding the Liberty Bell on the reverse of the Franklin half dollar coins. See how FBL Franklin halves are different from non-FBL Franklins, and the value of FBL Franklin half dollars vs. non-FBL Franklin halves.
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.
While most counterfeit coins are easy to spot — due to improper weight, color, even design details — the truth is there are many good copies that have fooled some of the most seasoned coin collectors! Here’s what to look for in order to avoid buying fake coins.
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!