Counterfeit Coins – How To Avoid Buying Fake Coins

While most counterfeit coins are easy to spot — due to improper weight, color, even design details — the truth is there are many good copies that have fooled some of the most seasoned coin collectors! Here’s what to look for in order to avoid buying fake coins.

Native American Coins In Circulation

Native American coins have formed an integral part of America’s circulating currency since 1859. Here’s more about Indian Head pennies, Buffalo nickels, and U.S. dollar coins which feature Native Americans.

Why U.S. Dollar Coins Are Not Circulating

Why don’t we use dollar coins instead of dollar bills? The U.S. Mint has been trying for decades to get Americans to grow fond of using the dollar coin for everyday purchases. After all, coins last longer than paper money — by many decades. Also, coins are easy to recycle. Dollar coins are also easier to use with vending machines. Do you use dollar coins? Or do you save them?