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In fact, many old valuable coins are still in circulation today — so your chances of finding them in your everyday change are quite good.
Here’s a list of all coins in circulation right now.
If you’re wondering which ones to keep and which ones to spend — I’ll show you specifically which pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars & dollar coins are worth more than face value and worth holding onto!
(There are so many that I’ve included each denomination in a separate article.)
US Coins Worth More Than Face Value
This is the ultimate guide to U.S. coins that you definitely want to save… not spend:
Most Valuable Pennies – A list of the most valuable pennies that you should be looking for in your pocket change. These 43 pennies commonly found in circulation are worth 100 times their face value: $1 or more… each!
Most Valuable Nickels – These silver nickels, Buffalo nickels, and other old nickels are the ones you want to save. Check out this list of the most valuable nickels, along with their current values. They’re worth at least 4 times face value: 20 cents each… and up!
Most Valuable Dimes – Old dimes can easily be found in circulation today. Here’s a list of silver dimes and other valuable old dimes to look for, along with their current values. These dimes are all worth at least 10 times face value: $1 each… and higher!
Most Valuable Quarters – Yes, you can find silver quarters and other rare quarters in your pocket change. These are the most valuable quarters you should be looking for. They’re worth at least 4 times face value: $1 or more apiece!
Most Valuable Half Dollars – Silver half dollars (1970 and earlier) are valuable for their silver content alone. See which Kennedy half dollars – and others – you should be looking for, along with their current values. These half dollars are worth at least 3-1/2 times face value ($3.50 each). Most are worth much more than that!
Most Valuable Silver Dollars – A list of the most valuable silver dollars – including Morgan dollars, Peace dollars, and Eisenhower dollars. These silver dollars are are worth at least 15 times face value: $15 or more apiece!
Find Out More About Your U.S. Coins
In addition to the articles for each denomination that I’ve included above, here are some our other articles that will help you find the value of your old U.S. coins:
- See The Value Of All Coins From The 1900’s
- How To Tell How Much Your Coin Is Worth
- Error Coins: What Are Coin Mistakes Worth?
- U.S. Bicentennial Coins: See What They’re Worth
- How To Tell If A Coin Has Been Cleaned & Why It Matters
- Do This Before You Get Your Coin Appraised
- Coin Grading Basics To Help You Find The Value Of Your Coin
- Top 5 Valuable Old Coins That You Can Find In Pocket Change
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