Have you been hunting for treasure coins?
Make sure you check the tax laws associated with any valuable coins you recover!
If you think not reporting the coins you’ve found on your taxes is no big deal… think again.
A British woman became the first person in the United Kingdom to be prosecuted for failing to report an old coin she found!
More About Coins & IRS Taxes
- IRS Reporting Rules About The Sale Of Gold Coins
- Rare Coins Bring Tax Benefits
- Sale Of Old Coins Generates Tax On Capital Gains Income
- Taxes On Inherited Coins
- Reportable Bullion And Cash Transations
- IRS Virtual Currency Guidelines
- Reportable Transactions When Buying Or Selling Silver & Gold
- Selling Your Collectibles Can Be Taxing
- When It Comes To Coins, Taxes Shouldn’t Be A Surprise
My love for coins began when I was 11 years old. I primarily collect and study U.S. coins produced during the 20th century. I'm a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) and have won multiple awards from the NLG for my work as a coin journalist. I'm also the editor at CDN Publishing (a trusted source for the price of U.S. rare coins), editor at the Florida United Numismatists Club (FUN Topics magazine), and author of Images of America: The United States Mint in Philadelphia (a book that explores the colorful history of the Philadelphia Mint). I've contributed hundreds of articles for various coin publications including COINage, The Numismatist, Numismatic News, Coin Dealer Newsletter, Coin Values, and CoinWeek. I've also authored nearly 1,000 articles here at The Fun Times Guide to Coins — and I welcome your coin questions in the comments below!