What tools and supplies do you need to start collecting? Here’s a basic guide to the top 5 things you’ll want to have, if you plan to start a coin collection.
Wheat pennies are U.S. Lincoln cents produced from 1909 through 1958. Old wheat pennies are some of the hottest collectibles around! They're easy to spot, thanks to the 2 large wheat stalks on the reverse side of the coin, and they're valuable too. See the rarest and most valuable wheat pennies, wheat penny errors, tips for collecting them, and how much your wheat pennies are worth -- by year.
How much do you know about U.S. coins and coin history? Jot down your answers and see how well you do. The correct answers to these coin questions are at the bottom… no cheating!
A lot of people have been asking questions and wanting to know the value of their wheat back pennies, which collectors call ‘wheaties’. Here is the run-down on wheat pennies…
Millions of coins are released each year by the mints, so it is no wonder that a few abnormal coins slip by inspection and out into population. These are called error coins. They are highly collectible and usually command a lot higher price than if the coin were struck normally.
Very few wheaties — wheat back pennies — have much value, however a variety of the 1922 happens to be one that does. Here’s how to determine if your 1922 penny is worth 4 cents or 400 dollars.
Little-known facts about pennies in circulation in the United States, including old rare pennies and the Lincoln penny.
I did a little research to find out which U.S. coins are actually worth something today. See what I found — which coins to keep and which ones are worthless. Plus, see how to determine the value of YOUR coins, and which U.S. coins you should hold onto and not spend — according to the Ultimate Guide of U.S. Coins Worth More Than Face Value!