Here are 5 reasons you may want to jump on the silver half dollar bandwagon.
Some of the rarest and most valuable coins in U.S. coin history are silver coins. See how to find silver pennies, silver nickels, silver dimes, silver quarters, silver half dollars, and silver dollars in circulation. Plus tips for buying & selling silver coins, current silver coin values, and tips for collecting silver coins of all denominations -- even advice before investing in silver coins and current silver prices.
Did you know that a complete collection of United States coin was once made? Find out who did it and what it took to collect every regular-issue U.S. coin ever made!
The first U.S. quarters were made in 1796. Since then, the quarter has become one of the most important coins in circulation.
There are at least 25 rare quarters that you should be looking to place into your coin collection, including a few Washington quarters worth a bundle.
Silver dollar coins date back to 1794 and have a long, colorful history.
The Flowing Hair silver dollar was the first dollar coin made in the U.S. It was struck in 1794 and 1795 and is considered a rare coin today.
What’s the difference between being a coin collector and a coin hoarder?
Draped Bust silver dollars are early American coins made from 1795 through 1803. There are a few rare Draped Bust dollars dated 1804. See how many Draped Bust dollar coins were made and what they’re worth today.
The United States silver dollar can trace some of its roots to the thaler.
Walking Liberty half dollars, minted from 1916 to 1947, are often considered among the most beautiful coins in the world. Here are my best tips for collecting Walking Liberty half dollars (also known as Walker halves or Walking halves), including 6 ways to collect Walking Liberty half dollars that you probably haven’t thought of!
A proof Roosevelt dime set makes an excellent coin collection that is cheap, easy, and fun to put together!
Don’t fall for this coin misnomer about ‘S’ mintmarks on proof coins…
Here are the 5 categories of valuable coins you should be looking for.
Check out these 10 ideas for coin short set collections that’ll surely help any coin collector have fun on a budget.
Struck from 1807 to 1839, Capped Bust half dollars are large silver coins with a classic design. See the 2 kinds of Capped Bust half dollars, tips for collecting them, and their current value.
Colorized coins are coins which have been painted after leaving the mint. However, there are some coins which have been intentionally colored by official government mints around the world.
The twenty cent coin was made from 1875 through 1878. Though unpopular at the time, the 20-cent piece has since become a popular coin among many coin collectors. See all 20-cent coin values here.
The 1964 proof set is the first to contain the Kennedy half dollar and the last until the 1990s to have 90% silver versions of the dime, quarter, and half dollar.
Seated Liberty half dollars were minted from 1839 through 1891 and remain a highly popular — and scarce — collectible coin to this day. See their current value here.
We are amid the 30th anniversary of a boom time in coin history — the rise and fall of the coin market of 1979 to 1981.
The 1955 proof set is the first United States proof set to come in a flat cellophane package.
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.
The 1964-D Peace silver dollar is not just a rare U.S. coin — the government believes none even exist anymore. After all, they were supposedly all melted down, and it’s illegal to own a 1964-D Peace dollar, too.
The Boy Scouts commemorative dollar is very popular. So popular, in fact, that the U.S. Mint has already sold all of the uncirculated versions of the coin!
GSA dollars, so-called because the United States government’s General Services Administration sold old Morgan dollars found in vaults during the 1970s, are both valuable and highly sought after by coin collectors.