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 collectors.
Jefferson nickels are one of the oldest coin circulating today — and they’re among the easiest and cheapest coins to collect. Believe it or not, it’s still possible (with a bit of luck) to actually complete a set of Jefferson nickels right from pocket change!
Wooden nickels have been popular as a collectible for decades. A common type of exonumia token, wooden nickels are cheap to collect and are perfect for all types of people interested in collecting interesting tokens.
Try this new twist on birth year coin set collecting: a conception year coin set! It’s the same basic idea as the birth year coin set, but for those of conceived the calendar year before we were born, it can represent an exciting and interesting goal in coin collecting.
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.
Half-dimes and nickels – they may sound like different types of coins to you, but they are both 5-cent coins with many interesting designs. Some dates are quite valuable, others are not, but every half-dime and nickel comes with its own unique story.