Think you know the United States Mint? Much has happened there since opening in 1792. These 8 cool, quirky facts about the U.S. Mint will blow your mind.
How much do you know about the United States Mint? As a coin collector, you should have a general knowledge about the U.S. Mint and its 4 coin-making facilities. From the main office in Washington, DC, the Director of the Mint oversees the 4 U.S. Mint facilities which make coins in Philadelphia PA, Denver CO, San Francisco CA, and West Point, NY -- plus the U.S. Bullion Depository in Fort Knox, KY.
Have a 1981 penny? Looking for the current 1981 penny value? See if any of your 1981 pennies are rare & what they’re worth. Here’s the ultimate guide to 1981 pennies – including how many were made.
Have you found a 2009 penny with a special design on the tails side? Wondering what the 2009 penny value is today? Here’s everything you want to know about the 2009 Lincoln penny, what it’s worth, and some 2009 Lincoln penny errors to look for.
Want to know about the 2017 penny value? Do you know why some 2017 pennies have an unusual P mintmark from the Philadelphia Mint? Here’s the reason why… and what the 2017 penny is worth if you have one.
The 1982 penny symbolizes when the U.S. Mint stopped making copper pennies and started making copper-plated zinc pennies. Here are the 7 types of 1982 pennies you can collect — and what they’re worth.
The U.S. Mint Philadelphia is one of 4 U.S. Mint facilities. The Philadelphia Mint offers a self-guided tour of its facility, for a behind-the-scenes look at how coins are made. You can also take a virtual U.S. Mint Philadelphia tour online!
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.
Collecting pennies is fun! Here are 9 interesting ways to build penny collections that you probably haven’t thought of. Plus the latest penny values.
The 2016 Liberty commemorative gold coins are popular with coin collectors! Here’s why the U.S. Mint issued them, and what makes them so popular.
Some of the top US Olympic coins loved by coin collectors. Find out the history and trivia behind each one. See what these commemorative coins are now worth
Here’s how to submit damaged coins to the US Mint and damaged bills to the US Bureau of Labor & Engraving. It’s easy money for all of your damaged currency!
Curious about the value of First Strike coins? Are they even worth buying? Here’s an expert analysis on whether First Strike coins are a good investment.
Find out cool info on how coins are designed, how you can enter a coin design contest, and where to go if you want to become a coin designer!
Love U.S. coins? Me too. On a budget? Me too. I’ve been collecting US coins since 1992. My picks for the 10 best coins to have in your collection under $25.
See where and how old coins with the “O” mintmark were made at the New Orleans Mint. This French Quarter landmark is FREE also has an incredible jazz museum
The America the Beautiful Quarters series consists of 56 new quarters that honor one national park or historic monument in each of the 50 states, Washington, D.C., and the 5 U.S. territories. The coins (also called the National Parks and Monuments quarters and National Parks quarters) are being released over 11 years — from 2010 through 2021. Here’s the complete list of quarters, the national site that each one honors, and their release dates.
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.
One of the most rare and well-known coins in all of U.S. history is the 1933 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle — a $20 gold coin that, by several accounts, shouldn’t even be in existance.
The zinc penny has been made since 1982. Read on to find out all about these Lincoln cents, including what some of them are worth and how many billions exist.
There’s plenty of variety for coin collectors with 2011 United States proof sets.
The trime is a silver three-cent coin made from 1851 through 1873. The silver trime coin was one of many small change coins that were popular back in the 19th century. The U.S. Mint created the 3-cent silver coin (the trime coin) to address the shortage of silver coins, while still producing a coin that had a bullion value close to its face value. See the 3 trime coin designs, 11 rare trime coin dates, and the value of trime coins today.
The white penny was made from 1856 to 1864. It refers to coins that are made of 88% copper and 12% nickel.
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