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Coin Values - Coin Prices - What Coins are Worth

Find out how much a coin is worth, how coin catalog values are determined, and what influences coin market prices. Check price lists for U.S. coins, rare, investment, and gold coins. Learn about the difference between a coin's value and a coin's price, how to interpret the listings in the Red Book, and more.
  1. U.S. Coin Values (38)
  2. U.S. Coin Prices (25)

What Determines the Value and Price of Coins?
Many people buy and sell coins on the Internet or to a coin dealer. But few people understand what influences the values and prices of their coins. This article explains the factors that have power over what you pay and how much you get paid for your coins.

What is the Difference Between a Coin's Price and its Value?
There is a big difference between the value of a coin, and the price of a coin. Your Guide explains what the difference is, and how you need to take this concept into consideration when you buy and sell your own U.S., Ancient, World, or other coins.

Key Dates for Wheat Pennies - Is Your Wheat Ears Penny a Key Date?
Wheat penny key dates are given in this mini-guide to Wheat Cent values. Find out what the most valuable dates are for the Wheat Ears pennies issued from 1909 to 1958.

Lincoln Memorial Penny Key Dates
Learn what the key dates are for the Lincoln Memorial Penny series. Lincoln Memorial key date coins are given on this page.

Buffalo Nickel Key Date Coins
The key date coins in the Buffalo Nickel series are given here.

Mercury Dime Key Dates - Mercury Keys List
Mercury dime key dates are given on this page, along with a link to full pricing information with the real prices dealers will pay you for Mercury Dimes (not inflated retail coin values.)

Washington Quarter Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties
Although Washington quarters are very ordinary, there are a few that worth significantly more than a common date quarter. Here you will find a list of key dates, rarities and varieties for the Washington quarter series. Detailed description along with detailed photos will teach you how to identify these rarities.

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