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!
A scarce and rare coin will sell for considerably more than a common coin. Some rare coins are error coins. Others are just old and/or they have low mintage numbers. See a list of rare coins you can actually still find in circulation -- rare pennies, rare nickels, rare dimes, rare half-dollars, and rare dollar coins. You'll find a lot of rare pennies mentioned here with their current values. Plus the rarest coins from popular coin series -- like 50 States quarters. If a U.S. coin is scarce or rare, we're talking about it here!
There’s never been a better time to begin coin collecting as a hobby. I’ve been collecting coins since 1992, and I’m going to share with you the reasons I think you’ll enjoy it too.
Coin rolls are used mostly by banks and retailers, but they’re treasure troves for coin collectors! Here’s how many coins come in a roll (by denomination). Plus some tips for rolling coins yourself and searching for valuable coins in rolls.
Some 1943 coins are worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars? Find out why and see if you have valuable, rare coins from the World War II era.
See what the letters on U.S. paper currency mean. Plus U.S. paper money values – including Silver Certificates, Gold Certificates & Federal Reserve Notes.
I’ve bought & sold coins on eBay for years. Here are 4 things you should know, what to look for in eBay coin sellers, how to buy coins on eBay & how to win!
If you think Roosevelt dimes are boring, think again! They’re relatively easy to find in circulation, and there are some high-priced rarities in the series and a ton of silver dimes you can pick up for a nominal cost over bullion value. Roosevelt dimes are both fun and challenging to collect!
The Smithsonian in Washington D.C. has the 1804 dollar, 1933 double eagle & other rare coins. Here’s what you’ll see. Plus my tips for visiting the museum.
What are your silver coins are worth? Our coin expert answers that for you. Plus info on the most valuable silver coins & how to find them in pocket change.
What’s a better-date coin? Are better date coins rare coins? Examples of better date coins + A list of coins that are most frequently labeled as better dates
We all make mistakes with our coins. Here are 4 common errors that many coin collectors have made. If you’re new to coin collecting, don’t do these things!
Do you know what your coins are worth? This handy guide shows you how to find the value of any coin. Plus a list of valuable coins you may find in change.
The ultimate guide of which pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars & dollar coins to save, not spend! Which coins in your coin jar are worth money?
Silver half dollars (1970 and earlier) are valuable for their silver content alone. See which Kennedy half dollars – and others – you should be looking for.
5 ways to collect Lincoln pennies on a budget. See how to buy rare pennies for less, build a year-date set, and find affordable albums & folders for pennies
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.
Coin grading companies give collectors the opportunity to create coin registry sets. Learn about these high-grade coin sets and how to build a registry set.
Wondering if you have any rare nickels? Here’s a list of the top 25 most valuable nickels and their current value.
How was the famous Saddle Ridge gold coin hoard found in California? Find out here, plus tips on how to discover your own coin hoards!
The XP DEUS metal detector is 4 metal detectors in one and the first wireless metal detector EVER! See why this lifelong metal detectorist loves the XP DEUS.
Find out why the values of some rare U.S. coins go down – and what it means for coin collectors and investors.
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!
Are you curious about the values of your Lincoln cents? When I first started collecting coins, I had no idea what a 1941 penny was worth, or what the rarest Lincoln cents were, let alone their values. Now a self-avowed Lincoln cent expert, I share with you in this article the value of Lincoln wheat cents. You may be surprised to learn just what some of your old pennies are worth.
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.
If you haven’t heard the interesting story about the most expensive coin ever sold, you’re in for a treat. Learn about the first silver dollar ever minted in the United States.