What is coin collecting versus coin hoarding? I may not be able to give you medical advice on what hoarding or hoarders are, but as a longtime coin collector, I can answer your questions on what a coin hoard is versus a coin collection!
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.
Kennedy half dollars are one of the most beloved and most popular coins to collect. See which ones are considered rare Kennedy half dollars, the current value of Kennedy half dollars, and everything you want to know about the Bicentennial half dollar — including the 1776 to 1976 half dollar value.
Morgan silver dollars and Peace silver dollars are both very popular coins that have been coin collector favorites for decades. Check out silver dollar values here to find out what your Morgan silver dollars or Peace silver dollars may be worth.
Many people believe lucky coins can help bring luck into their lives. Whether that’s true or not, lucky coins are special to each of us in unique ways.
Silver mint sets are great collectibles that contain old silver coins in uncirculated grades.
1965 was the year copper-nickel clad coins were first introduced to circulation in the United States. Today, copper-nickel clad coins continue to carry a heavy workload in circulation, while silver coins in pocket change have for decades been a thing of the past.
IRA investing can be made more fun — and shinier — if you use bullion coins as part of your IRA investment portfolio. But before you start buying bullion coins for your IRA portfolio, make sure you know some very important rules about which bullion coins are approved for IRA investing!
First State Depository in Wilmington, Delaware, keeps gold safe for individuals, companies, and investment firms. First State uses a highly secure vault and lots of space to protect the precious metal investments contained within. Learn more about this popular gold depository and how you can keep your investments safe there, too.
The Standing Liberty quarter — minted from 1916 to 1930 — was popular, but not without controversy due to the fact that Miss Liberty was bare-breasted on many Standing Liberty quarters. Today, many Standing Liberty quarters are quite valuable.
Looking for some good gift ideas for the numismatist in your life? See why I recommend the following: a coin magazine subscription, modern commemorative coins, bullion coins, slabbed coins, or a coin gift certificate.
Common coins can be worth money. Finding them may be no harder than looking in your drawer or your parents’ attic.
The 1804 Bust silver dollar is one of the top 3 most popular U.S. rare coins ever made. Only 15 are known to exist.
Silver Seated Liberty dollars were struck from 1840 through 1873. They were the first major silver dollar minted for circulation since the Liberty Bust dollar.
U.S. Trade dollars, unlike other U.S. silver dollars, were minted only for trade in Asia. Trade dollars actually contain more silver than other silver dollars. Here are some other fun facts about U.S. Trade dollars
Congress approves of new Medal of Honor commemorative coins for 2011.
Olympic coins honor sports and places and people related to the Olympics. Olympic coins are usually minted in half dollar to 10 dollar pieces.
Many American coins honor American landmarks. The landmarks range from the Lincoln Memorial to Mount Rushmore. All of these coins are available and affordable.
There is no silver in circulating U.S. silver coins. And between 1942 and 1945 there was no nickel in U.S. circulated nickels.
Commemorative military coins honor our nation’s bravest heroes. These U.S. coins honor military personnel and military events. Here are U.S. Military coin values.
In light of the current economy, many people are talking about silver coins as investments these days. But what has the history for silver prices been like? And what are some popular silver coins to invest in? See how silver prices have changed through the years.
The proof sets for 2009 are the largest they have ever been. Each set has 18 coins and 4 lenses.
There have been 3 different categories of silver proof sets by dates over the years from 1936 to the present. The U.S. Mint still producing silver proof sets. Here’s what you need to know…
Silver Eagle dollar coins are highly sought after both by coin collectors and bullion investors. Some scarce dates command a high price — see which ones. Plus tips for collecting and buying $1 American Silver Eagle coins.
Commemorative coins have been minted since 1892. The U.S. Mint has produced circulating commemorative coins and non-circulating commemorative coins in order to commemorate people, places, landmarks, events and other special occurrences in U.S. history. Commemorative coins come in denominations of quarters, half-dollars, dollars, and gold coins.
The new Louis Braille Silver Dollar honors the inventor of the Braille reading system for the blind. The surcharges from this coin will go to the National Federation of the Blind.