Elongated coins are also sometimes called pressed pennies, squished pennies, and squashed pennies. Elongated coin collecting falls into a category of the hobby called exonumia.
Elongated pennies are coins that have been intentionally squashed. Elongated coins are popular souvenirs from roadside stops and tourist attractions and often bear very interesting and even elaborate...
Novelty coins or exonumia are different things to different people. Some collect for sentimentality, others find historical interest. There are many reasons people collect novelty coins
See what Illinois state quarters are worth today, plus a little about colorized quarters and coins with President Obama's likeness on them.
While the New York quarter is a beautiful coin, uncirculated quarters bring less than a dollar. Proof versions of New York quarters run the gamut between $10 to $25 depending on the metal in the coin.
Hobo Nickels are artwork engraved on a Buffalo nickel by hobos. They carved anything from caricatures to portraits to railroad cars on the nickels. Their values can range from $10 to $9,020.