Coin diagrams and photos to help you describe your coin to others (if you want to sell it online). Plus, a coin glossary that explains the parts of a coin.
Articles for tag: Budget Coin Collecting, Kids Collecting Coins, Mintmarks, Pocket Change, U.S. Mint
How much does a dime weigh? How much does a quarter weigh? How much does a roll of pennies weigh? If you're wondering how much coins weigh, then you'll appreciate this Ultimate Guide To Weighing Coins. There's a list of all official U.S. coin weights for each denomination... and by year!
You probably have some valuable pennies in your loose change! Here's an awesome cheat sheet showing the rare pennies you should be looking for. These 43 pennies found in circulation are worth 1 dollar or more... each! I've collected pennies since I was a kid, and I've put together a list of the best places to find rare pennies worth money.
Trying to earn a coin collecting merit badge? Here are all the coin collecting merit badge requirements Boy Scouts must meet to earn a coin collecting merit badge!
As a lifelong coin collector, these are the top 5 coin sites that I personally enjoy visiting the most. I know you will find them helpful as well!
Newbie coin collectors are often overwhelmed by the words and phrases they come across in their new hobby. These U.S. coin grade letters, numbers, and abbreviations are the most common ones you need to know when grading coins at home yourself.
What are mint marks? Mintmarks are small letters stamped on U.S. coins that designate where the coin was made. Where a coin was minted affects its value. See which coins each U.S Mint facility made. And what a U.S. coin without a mintmark means. (Some are rare error coins. Others are not supposed to have a mint mark.)
The hobby of coin collecting is growing - with more and more people discovering how rewarding collecting coins is! I began collecting coins in the early 1990s - and I'm still finding new reasons to collect coins. I love that I can enjoy a hobby that costs very little and yet offers so much enjoyment. Here are my top 11 reasons why you should start collecting coins today!