Here are the 5 categories of valuable coins you should be looking for.
Struck from 1807 to 1839, Capped Bust half dollars are large silver coins with a classic design. See the 2 kinds of Capped Bust half dollars, tips for collecting them, and their current value.
Seated Liberty half dollars were minted from 1839 through 1891 and remain a highly popular -- and scarce -- collectible coin to this day. See their current value here.
The 1955 proof set is the first United States proof set to come in a flat cellophane package.
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...
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!