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These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Lincoln Wheat Penny Values - Coin Values for...
Looking to see how much your wheat penny is worth? This page lists coin values for Lincoln wheatback pennies minted from 1909 to 1958 (Lincoln Wheat Cents). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Morgan Dollar Coin Values and Prices
Looking to see how much your Morgan Dollar is worth? This page lists coin values and prices for Morgan Silver Dollars minted from 1878 to 1904 and again in 1921. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices are estimates of what you should pay to a coin dealer to buy the coin.
Kennedy Half Dollar Values - Coin Values for...
Looking to see how much your Kennedy half dollar is worth? This page lists coin values for Kennedy half dollar minted from 1964 to the present day. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Buffalo Nickel Values - Coin Values Guide for...
Coin values and prices for Buffalo Nickels are given in this easy to use value and price guide for Buffalo (aka Indian Head) Nickels. The coin values in this table are real prices that coin dealers will pay to you. Also listed are retail prices if you are thinking about buying a coin for your coin collection.
Some of Your Pocket Change Might Be Worth More...
Most people don't realize that there are a number of fairly valuable U.S. error coins and die varieties in circulation today. The reason these coins are overlooked by people is that they have small distinguishing characteristics, such as a modest doubling of the coin image, or minute differences in the size or spacing of the letters in the legends. Learn which of your pocket change coins is worth a large premium over face value, and why.
Can You Guess How Much a 1943 Penny is Worth?
Coin FAQ - How much is my silver 1943 penny worth? Is my 1943 penny rare? The answer is on this page about the u.s. wartime steel penny.
Indian Head Penny Values - Coin Values for...
Looking to see how much your Indian Head penny is worth? This page lists coin values for Indian Head pennies minted from 1859 to 1909 (aka. Indian Head Cents). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
How Many Coins Are in Regular Coin Rolls?
Find out how many coins there are in a standard woll of U.S. coins. Whether it's a roll of quarters, dimes, nickels, half dollars, or pennies, a standard shotgun roll his a certain number of coins. Also how many coins are in double rolls and a half rolls of coins.
Eisenhower (Ike) Dollar Values and Prices
Looking to see how much your Eisenhower or Ike Silver Dollar is worth? This page lists coin values and prices for Eisenhower Dollars minted from 1971 until 1978. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices listed are what you can expect to pay to a dealer to buy the coin.
Jefferson Nickel Values 1938-1964
Looking to see how much your Jefferson Nickel dated between 1938 and 1964 is worth? This page also has coin values for silver Jefferson nickels minted from 1942 to 1945. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Peace Silver Dollar Coin Values
Looking to see how much your Peace Silver Dollar is worth? This page lists coin values for Peace Dollars minted from 1921 to 1935. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Susan B. Anthony Dollar Values and Prices
Looking to see how much your Susan B. Anthony Dollars are worth? You will find coin values and prices for SBA Dollars minted from 1979 to 1981 and 1999. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices listed are what you can expect to pay to a dealer to buy the coin.
How to Identify Old Coins and See What They're...
Old coins can be hard to value or price if you don't know what the old coin is. This FAQ page will help you identify your old coins so you can learn where they're from and how much they're worth. This article also has tips for searching for information about old coins online.
Mercury Dime Values
Looking to see how much your Mercury dime is worth? This page lists coin values for dimes minted from 1916 to 1945 (these are also called Winged Libert Head dimes). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Is Your 1943 Copper Penny Real or Fake?
The 1943 Copper Penny is a much sought-after error coin, because the pennies in 1943 should have been made of steel. However, novelty copper-plated 1943 pennies abound, plus there are so some other fake 1943 copper pennies. Learn to tell the genuine 1943 copper penny from the fake 1943 copper penny.
Find Out How Much Your Old and Rare Pennies Are...
Learn what your penny is worth by identifying what type it is, and if it is rare. Find how much your pennies are worth in this easy-to-use penny prices guide for U.S. Cents.
US Mint Proof Set Values - Coin Values for US...
Looking to see how much your US Mint Issued proof set is worth? This page lists coin values for proof sets issued from 1936 through today. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for your proof set.
Silver Washington Quarter Values - Coin Values...
Do you want to find out how much your silver Washington quarter is worth? This page lists coin values for silver Washington quarter minted from 1932 to 1964 (a.k.a. Silver Washington 25 Cents). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Lincoln Memorial Penny Values - Coin Values for...
Looking to see how much your Lincoln Memorial pennies are worth? This page lists coin values for Lincoln Memorial pennies minted from 1959 to Date (Lincoln Memorial Cents are still made). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Franklin Half Dollar Coin Values
Looking to see how much your Franklin half dollars are worth? This page lists coin values for Franklin half dollars minted from 1948 to 1963 (a.k.a. Franklin fifty cent pieces). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Walking Liberty Half Dollar Values and Prices
Looking to see how much your Walking Liberty Half Dollar is worth? This page lists coin values and prices for Walking Liberty Half Dollar minted from 1921 to 1947 (Walking Liberty Fifty Cent Pieces). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices listed are what you can expect to pay to a dealer to buy the coin.
3 Things You Must Know Before Buying Gold Coins
Many people have been getting ripped off when they've purchased gold and gold coins as an investment instruments from unscrupulous sellers and ethical coin dealers. Here are three tips from the Professional Numismatics Guild that can save you a lot of money.
How to Tell If Your Penny is Copper or Zinc
U.S. pennies were made of mostly copper until the price of copper got so high that it cost more to mint the cents than they were actually worth. Find out when the U.S. switched to the copper-clad zinc penny, and how to tell if your penny is made of copper or zinc.
Roosevelt Silver Dime Values and Prices
Looking to see how much your Roosevelt Silver Dime is worth? This page lists coin values and prices for Roosevelt Silver Dimes minted from 1946 to 1964. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices listed are what you can expect to pay to a dealer to buy the coin.
Liberty Head Nickel Values - Coin Values for...
This page has coin values for Liberty Head Nickels that were minted from 1883 to 1912 (Liberty Head Five Cents). The coin values listed in this value guide are what you can expect a dealer to pay to you for your coins. Here is where you can find out how much your coins are worth.
My Buffalo Nickel Has No Date - How Much Is it...
Buffalo Nickels with no dates on them present an interesting challenge. How do you learn how much the coin is worth if the date has worn off?
Is Your Wheat 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 pennies issued from 1909 to 1958.
What is a Doubled Die Coin?
: A doubled die coin is a coin that was struck from a die that had a partial or full doubled image on
5 Major Factors That Determine the Value and...
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.
5 Fun Ways for Kids to Clean Pennies
Cleaning brown and ugly pennies is a fun activity that kids of all ages can enjoy. Here are five ways to make your pennies bright and shiny again. Not only will you spend some quality time with your kids (or grandkids), they may pick up coin collection as a hobby too.
Coin Identification Table - Identify Your U.S....
Photos to ID your U.S. coins. Use this coin identification table to identify your U.S. coins, with the help of these coin photo images
What is a Circulated Coin, Exactly?
A Definition of Circulated Coin. Coins.
Jefferson Nickel Values - Coin Values Guide for...
Jefferson Nickel coin values are given in this easy to use price guide to Jefferson Nickels. The coin values in this table are real prices that coin dealers will pay, not inflated Red Book values.
What Does "E Pluribus Unum" Mean, Anyway?
E Pluribus Unum is seen on U.S. coins and currency, but it is surprising how many people don't know what this term means and what the history behind it is. Learn about the U.S. Motto E Pluribus Unum.
Lincoln Wheat Penny Prices
How much should you pay for that Lincoln Wheat penny? This webpage lists coin prices for Lincoln Wheat penny minted from 1909 to 1958 (a.k.a. Lincoln Wheat Cents). The coin prices catalogued here are what you can expect to pay a coin dealer so that you can acquire that coin for your collection.
Silver Melt Value of Coins
This page shows the current metal or melt value of U.S. silver coins minted in 1964 or before that contain silver. The page is kept current with the latest silver bullion values.
If You Must Clean Your Collectible Coins,...
To clean coins is generally not recommended, but if you really feel you have to, this article tells you how to clean coins safely and with minimal damage.
Learn the Key Dates, Rarities, and Varieties of...
Lincoln Memorial pennies produced from 1859 to 1909 have some valuable and interesting varieties. Learn how to identify if your Lincoln Memorial cent is a valuable date or treasured variety. Detailed photos are provided that illustrate each type.
Coin Values for Standing Liberty Quarter
Looking to see how much your Standing Liberty quarters are worth? This page lists coin values for quarters minted from 1916 to 1930. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
Roosevelt Clad Dime Values and Prices (1965-Date)
Roosevelt Clad Dime Values & Prices How Much Is My Roosevelt Clad Dime (1965-Date) Worth? By  James Bucki
Presidential Dollar Values and Prices
Looking to see how much your Presidential Dollar is worth? This page lists coin values and prices for Presidential Dollar that were first minted in 2007. The values listed here are what you can expect a coin dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices listed are what you can expect to pay to a dealer to buy the coin.
5 Ways to Tell if a Coin Dealer is Honest and...
It is fairly easy to find a coin dealer. But how do you find a reputable, honest coin dealer? We invest a lot of money in our coins, so we want to get the best prices we can. However, price isn't everything. What if your coin turns out to be fake? Will the rare coin dealer be around in five years to issue a refund? Learn how to find honest and ethical rare and gold coin dealers.
Coin Values for US Uncirculated Mint Sets
Looking to see how much your U.S. Uncirculated Mint set is worth? This page lists coin values for mint sets issued by the United States Mint from 1947 through today. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for your mint set.
The 5 Worst Coin Investments You Can Make
Here's my disclaimer, to keep all the lawyers happy: "Past performance is not an indication of future
Mexican Money - Mexico Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Mexico. This Mexican coinage is part of the monetary system used in Mexico. Page 62.
Attention, Collectors: Here's How to Get Rolled...
Most coin collectors find that getting rolls of coins from their local banks isn't easy. An expert in the hobby of searching bank wrapped rolls of coins reveals the secrets to finding plenty of rolls of coins to search.
Mercury Dime Values and Prices - How Much are...
Mercury Dime Values Please note, this document was created in 2008 and may contain outdated information.
Susan B. Anthony Dollars Key Dates, Rarities...
Descriptions and photos show you how to discern the different varieties of Susan B Anthony dollar coins. This includes the 1979-P Wide Rim and proof mintmark types.
Brazilian Money - Brazil Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Brazil. This Brazilian coinage is part of the monetary system used in Brazil. Page 17.
Grade Your Collectible Coins in 3 Easy Steps
Coin grading can be a difficult subject for the beginning collector. This article provides a very simple, basic method for judging the grade of almost any coin using clear, easy-to-follow steps.
Learn All about the Varieties of Indian Head...
Indian Head pennies produced from 1859 to 1909 have some valuable key dates and interesting varieties. Learn how to identify if your Indian Head cent is a valuable date or treasured variety. Detailed photos illustrate each type.
Value - A Numismatic Definition of "Value"
: "Value" is the amount of money that you can reasonably expect to receive when you sell one of your
British Money - Coins of Great Britain in...
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Great Britain and the U.K. This British coinage is part of the monetary system used in England. Page 18.
The Penny Debate - Should We Keep the Penny or...
The U.S. one cent coin, the penny, costs more to manufacture than it is worth. Its buying power is almost nil, and many people think the penny should be eliminated. On the other hand, the penny is a sentimental coin, and many people fear rounding to the nickel will raise prices. Should the U.S. get rid of the penny or not? Get the arguments for and against keeping the penny in this penny debate article. Page 2.
Your Quick Guide to Investing in Gold Coins
If you know how to buy gold coins you can use them to diversify your investment portfolio. This article covers the differences between buying gold bullion and buying gold coins. Additional information on the type of gold coins in ways to obtain them are covered.
United States Proof Set Prices
How much should you pay for a modern United States proof set? This webpage lists coin prices for proof sets minted from 1936 to 2012. The prices catalogued here are what you can expect to pay a coin dealerin order to acquire that set for your collection.
Can You Buy Coins Directly from the U.S. Mint?
How do I buy coins directly from the U.S. Mint? This FAQ tells you how to cut out the coin dealers and profiteers and buy your U.S. coins straight from the U.S. Mint.
Are Your Nickels Worth Big Bucks? Here's How to...
Nickel values guide; Find out how much your U.S. nickels are worth in this easy to use, realistic nickel values guide. Types include Liberty Head V-Nickels, Indian Head Buffalo Nickels, and Jefferson Nickels. My coin values are actual, honest, dealer buying prices, not inflated retail, or Red Book prices.
Are There Rare, Possibly Profitable Error Coins...
Learn how to find rare error coins and varieties in your pocket change. This tutorial will teach you a few simple steps that will allow you to quickly sort your change, so you never put a quarter worth 100 bucks into a vending machine again!
Washington Quarter Key Dates, Rarities and...
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.
Is the U.S. Coins Red Book a Good Source for...
The U.S. Coins "Red Book" ( A Guide Book of United States Coins , 417 pages, K. Bressett, Editor; Whitman
Jefferson Nickel Values 1965-Date
Looking to see how much your Jefferson Nickel dated between 1965 and 2012 is worth? This page has coin values for both circulated and uncirculated specimens. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin.
American Money - United States Coins in...
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in the United States. This American coinage is part of the monetary system used in the United States. Page 67.
What Types of Gold Coins Should You Invest In?
A reader asks several questions about whether it is a better investment to buy regular gold bullion coins, or the ones sold by the U.S. Mint. Also, is the U.S. Mint better than the Franklin Mint? Should I be a collector or an investor?
7 Ways to Ruin Your Collectible Coins
The 7 best ways to ruin your coins are described, with details on cleaning coins, storing coins, handling coins, and caring for a coin collection. We explain the 7 mistakes that beginning collectors make, and how to avoid them. Keep your U.S. and rare coins in great shape by avoiding these common coin care catastrophes.
How to Grade Morgan Dollars – What is The...
Being able to grade Morgan Dollars accurately is the key to determining your coin’s value or price. This guide will help you learn how to grade Morgan Dollars through a series of descriptions and photos that illustrate what each grade looks like.
Two-Headed Coins - How Much is My Two-Headed...
If you have found a two-headed coin and want to find out how much your two-headed coin is worth, or if your coin has two tails, this article will explain what these coins are worth, and how coins with two heads are made.
Top 10 Coins Web Sites
This is a list of my top 10 favorite coin Web sites (besides my own, of course, heh.) You'll find a nice mix of types of sites, as I tried to pick the best from several categories (such as coin discussion forum, coin price guide, general coin information, etc.) I also explain why I love these sites, and why it's worth your time to check them out.
How to Start Collecting Kennedy Half Dollars...
How to get started collecting, types, advanced collecting tips and more are covered in this comprehensive guide to collecting Kennedy half dollars.
How to Find a Local Coin Dealer
When you want to find a coin dealer, you probably shouldn't go to the Yellow Pages first, because there are many people listed there who are really just pawn brokers, junk bullion buyers, and other non-experts. This Quick Tip page will show you exactly how to find a local, Certified coin dealer near your location.
Read the Fascinating Story of the 1933...
The 1933 Gold Double Eagle coin, designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, sold for $7.5 million in 2002, the highest price in the world ever paid for a coin. Find out why the 1933 double eagle is worth so much, and learn the bizarre story of how a lady who found 10 of these coins in her deceased father's belongings ended up having them all seized by the U.S. Mint!
Insider's Tips for Buying and Selling Coins
Insider's tips for dealing with coin dealers. Learn how to get the best deal when buying coins, and how to get the most money when selling coins. Find out where dealers get their wholesale coin prices so you know how much they pay each other, and never overpay for, or undersell coins again. Understand how the wholesale coin market operates.
Uncirculated Coin - A Definition
: An uncirculated coin refers to the condition of a coin that indicates that it has never circulated
What is a Mint Mark?
What is a mint mark? Your Guide has the definition to this and other coin related terms in the glossary of coin terminology. Mint marks are defined on this page.
How to Accurately Grade Lincoln Wheat Pennies
Being able to grade Lincoln wheat pennies accurately is the key to determining your coin’s value or price. This guide will help you learn how to grade Lincoln wheat cents through a series of descriptions and photos that illustrate an example of each grade for Lincoln wheat cents.
How Can I Avoid Silver Eagle Coin Fraud and...
Coin fraud is an unfortunate reality of coin collecting, but it's easy to educate yourself about fake coins and coin fraud subjects. This article teaches out how to spot fake silver coins, especially fake silver eagles from China.
Silver Washington Quarter Prices
How much should you pay for that silver Washington quarter? This webpage lists coin prices for Washington quarters minted from 1932 to 1964. The coin prices catalogued here are what you can expect to pay a coin dealer so that you can acquire that coin for your collection.
How Old Is Your Mercury Dime?
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.)
The 1943-S Copper Penny Found by Kenneth Wing
In 1944, 14-year old Kenny Wing found a copper (rather than steel) 1943-S penny in circulation. The coin remained hidden for more than 50 years, until Wing's heirs took it to Rare Coin Wholesalers for an appraisal. This is the story of an amazing coin, unknown to the collecting community until 2008.
Get the Facts on the New U.S. Presidents Dollar...
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Lincoln Memorial Penny Die Varieties
The commonly recognized die variety types for the Lincoln Memorial Cent series, including those noted in the Red Book, are listed on this page.
How to Tell is a Coin Has Been Cleaned
When coins come out of the mint, they have a beautiful luster and they look nice and shiny and pretty. But as coins get used in circulation, this shininess wears away and the coin gets dull. How can I turn my dull, worn, circulated coin back into a nice shiny prize again? In other words, how do I clean my coins to look mint new?
Strike it Rich With Pocket Change - How to Find...
Strike It Rich With Pocket Change by Ken Potter and Brian Allen, published by Krause Publications, is
Barber Half Dollar Values and Prices
Looking to see how much your Barber Half Dollar is worth? This page lists coin values and prices for Barber Half Dollar minted from 1892 to 1915 (Barber Half Dollar fifty cent pieces). The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices listed are what you can expect to pay to a dealer to buy the coin.
Roll Values for 50 State Quarters, District of...
Looking to see how much your 50 State Quarters, District of Columbia or U.S. Territories rolls are worth? This page lists coin values for all uncirculated rolls of 50 State Quarters, District of Columbia and the U.S. Territories 1999 to 2009. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for your uncirculated rolls (40 coins with a face value of $10.00USD).
What is the Obverse of a Coin?
What is the obverse of a coin? Your Guide has the definition to this and other coin related terms in the glossary of coin terminology. The obverse side is defined on this page.
Price - A Numismatic Definition of Price
: Price is the monetary amount that you would pay to a retail coin dealer in order to purchase a particular
Eisenhower Dollars Key Dates, Rarities and...
Descriptions and photos show you how to discern the different varieties of Eisenhower dollar coins. This includes the 1972 Type 1, Type 2 and Type 3 and both types of 1976 Bicentennial dollars.
Collectors are Cashing in on “Extra...
The Minnesota State Quarter Extra Tree error coins have been getting a lot of attention recently. Learn how to check your state quarters to see if you have one of these valuable Minnesota Extra Tree error coins.
U.S. Proof Sets and Mint Sets Values & Prices
This guide presents the current values (the amount a coin dealer will pay to you) and prices (what you pay to buy it) for U.S. Mint issued proof sets and uncirculated mint sets. Other information includes original issue price, total face value of the set, total coins in the set and total sets sold.
Wholesale Price - The Numismatic Definition of...
: The wholesale price of a coin is the amount of money that you can expect a coin dealer or other coin
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-Present) - Errors and...
Learn about the errors and varieties of the Kennedy half dollar coin from the United States mint. Although there are no famous errors like the 1955 doubled die Lincoln cent, there are several that collectors seek out avidly.
How to Safely Store Your Coin Collection
Improperly storing your coin collection can cause irreparable damage the will destroy the beauty of your coins and the value as well. This article explains what can damage your coins and how to protect them for future generations.
How Do I Start a Coin Collection for My Children?
Many parents and grandparents would like to start a coin collection for their children, but they don't know what to collect. Learn how to start an investment collection, and what coins you should buy.
Protecting, Preserving and Storing Your Coin...
Protecting and storing your coins so that you can pass your coin collection on to future generations is an important part of coin collecting. There are many things that can ruin your coins. But if you take the proper precautions, you can enjoy your coins while providing the proper layers of protection that will ensure your coins do not get damaged or stolen.
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-Present) - Profile
Learn about the Kennedy half dollar coin from the United States mint. The history of the coin, how to get started collecting, types, advanced collecting tips and more are covered in this comprehensive guide to collecting Kennedy half dollars.
Before You Invest in Morgan Dollars, Consider...
Morgan Dollars are a popular investment vehicle for coin collectors these days. Before you invest in Morgan Dollars, however, take a moment to consider a few thoughts about rare coin investing, because although there are some excellent investment options out there in Morgan Silver Dollars, there are also some pitfalls to avoid.
Selling Coins on eBay
Selling your coins on eBay will net you more money than selling them at your local coin shop. This article will show you how to get started selling coins on eBay by creating quality listings that will maximize the number of bids on your coins.
Australian Money - Australia Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Australia. This Australian coinage is part of the monetary system used in Australia. Page 5.
The 1913 Liberty Nickel - The World's Most...
The 1913 Liberty Head Nickel is one of the most valuable coins in the world, selling for $3 million at its last appearance in 2001. There are 5 specimens known to exist of the 1913 Liberty Nickel. Learn why they are worth so much money, and discover the fascinating story behind this humble 5-cent piece of cupro-nickel.
Find Out How Much Your Coins Are Worth with...
Find out how much your coins are worth. This guide will tell you exactly how much a coin dealer should pay you for your coins.
Chinese Money - Republic of China Coins in...
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Republic of China. This Chinese coinage is part of the monetary system used in Republic of China. Page 28.
World Coins - Money Systems Around the World...
This photo gallery of world coins shows the current, circulating coins in use money systems around the world, along with a description telling what the coins are called (coin denominations) and relative values to each other.
Book Review: 2013 A Guide Book of United States...
A Guide Book of United States Coins (also known as "The Red Book") by RS Yeoman and edited by Kenneth
How to Grade Buffalo Nickels – What is...
Grading Buffalo Nickels (or Indian Head Nickels) accurately is the key to determining your coin’s value and/or price. This guide will help you learn how to grade Buffalo Nickels through a series of descriptions and photos that illustrate an example of each grade for your Indian Head nickels.
What's the Difference Between a Coin's Price...
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.
Retail Price - A Numismatic Definition of...
: The retail price of a coin is what you can expect to pay to a coin dealer or another coin collector
How Much is My Blank Coin Worth?
Sometimes people come across blank coins in circulation, and they wonder what they've got and if it's worth anything. This FAQ page answers these questions about blank coins.
Grading the Color of Copper Coins
The process of properly grading uncirculated copper coins includes the determination of the color of the copper coin. Learn how to determine the color grade of copper coins by learning a few simple tricks.
South African Money - Coins of South Africa in...
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in South Africa. This South African coinage is part of the monetary system used in S. Africa. Page 65.
Modern Commemorative Silver Dollar Values and...
Looking to see how much your Modern Commemorative Silver Dollars are worth? This page lists coin values and prices for Modern Commemorative Silver Dollar minted from 1983 through today. The values listed here are what you can expect a dealer to pay you for the coin. Prices listed are what you can expect to pay to a dealer to buy the coin.
BU Coin
BU coin is a term that you hear occasionally when people talk about coin collecting. Learn what it means on this coin terms page.
Key Date Coin Definition - What is a Key Date?
What is a key date? Your Guide has the definition to this and other coin related terms in the glossary of numismatic terminology. Key date coin is defined on this page.
The Sacagawea Golden Dollar and the Woman it...
The Sacagawea Golden Dollar: The Sacagawea Golden Dollar, (obverse designed by Glenna Goodacre), was
Buffalo Nickel Key Date Coins
The key date coins in the Buffalo Nickel series are given here.
In God We Rust - A State Quarter Error Caused...
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French Money - France Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in France. This French coinage is part of the monetary system used in France. Page 45.
The 1895 Morgan Dollar - The King of Morgans -...
The 1895 Morgan Dollar: The 1895 Morgan Dollar is known as the "King of the Morgan Dollars" because it
U.S. Gold Coins of the Nineteenth and Early...
This is an image gallery of historical U.S. gold coins. This is a type collection of American gold coins from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including the famous Saint-Gaudens Twenty-dollar gold piece double eagle, gold quarter and half eagles, U.S. three-dollar gold pieces, and one dollar gold coins of the United States.
Cataloging Your Coin Collection
Cataloging your coin collection and maintaining proper records is one of the things that differentiate intermediate and advanced collectors from beginning collectors. This article talks about the importance of cataloging your coin collection and simple ways for you to accomplish it.
Coin Folders and Coin Albums
Coin albums and coin folders provide and easy way for you to store, display and enjoy your coin collection. Choosing the right coin album or coin folder to store your collection in is easy if you know the tradeoffs. This article will help you decide.
Liberty Head Nickel Prices
Liberty Head Nickel (or "V" Nickel) Prices How Much Should I Pay For a Liberty Head Nickel? By  James
What is Mechanical Doubling on a Coin?
Mechanical doubling, sometimes called machine doubling or strike doubling, is defined on this coin terms glossary page.
Dutch Money - Netherlands Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in the Netherlands. This Dutch coinage is part of the monetary system used in the Netherlands. Page 63.
The History of the Lincoln Cent
The Lincoln Cent series is by far the longest running coin series in U.S. history, and one of the longest running coin series in the world, nearing its 100th year anniversary in 2009. Learn all about the Lincoln Penny's history and how this beloved coin type endures to this day.
Don's World Coin Gallery
Don's World Coin Gallery is a legendary Web site devoted to coins from virtually every issuing authority in the world. Don has tens of thousands of coins listed on his site, including photos, prices, a coin identification guide, and lots more for the world coin collector. The most amazing thing of all? Every single coin on the site came from Don's own collection! Learn more about Don's World Coin Gallery on this page.
How to Grade Peace Silver Dollars – What...
Grading Peace Silver dollars correctly is an important part of determining your coin’s value or price. This guide will assist you in learning how to grade Peace dollars through a sequence of descriptions and pictures that show examples of each grade for Peace Silver dollars.
Taiwanese Money - Taiwan Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Taiwan. This Taiwanese coinage is part of the monetary system used in Taiwan. Page 68.
Clad Coins Definition - What are Clad Coins?
What are clad coins? Your Guide has the definition to this and other coin related terms in the glossary of numismatic terminology. Clad coins are defined on this page.
Chinese Money - People's Republic of China...
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in People's Republic of China. This Chinese coinage is part of the monetary system used in People's Republic of China. Page 27.
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.
Coin Holders
Your coin collection can get damaged if left stored in the wrong type of holder. Learn how to make the right decision for protecting your coins.
Top 5 Famous Coin Collections of All Time
Famous coin collections are assembled by all types of people. Some well-known specimens are housed in museums for everyone to enjoy, while others are sold from one private collection to another. Regardless of where they are now, here are the top five coin collections ever assembled.
Gold Melt Value of Coins
This page shows the current metal or melt value of U.S. gold coins. It also include U.S. bullion coin values.
Alaska State Quarter
The Alaska State Quarter is the 49th quarter in the 50 State Quarters Program. Learn about what the design of the Alaska Quarter means and some interesting facts about Alaska.
Bullion Value – A Definition of Bullion...
A Definition of Bullion Value. Coins.
Insider's Tips for Buying and Selling Coins,...
Insider's tips for dealing with coin dealers. Learn how to get the best deal when buying coins, and how to get the most money when selling coins. Find out where dealers get their wholesale coin prices so you know how much they pay each other, and never overpay for, or undersell coins again. Page 2.
What is the Wholesale Coin Price Guide that...
How can I find out about the wholesale coin market and learn what dealers pay for coins? This FAQ tells you about the insider's guide to coin prices and how to get a sample copy for yourself.
Coin Collecting Supplies
Here is a list of coin collecting supplies that you will need to get started so that your coin collection is properly stored and maintained.
Spanish Money - Spain Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Spain. This Spanish coinage is part of the monetary system used in Spain. Page 66.
Canadian Money - Canadian Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Canada. Canadian coinage is part of they monetary system used in Canada. Page 23.
Coinflation.com - The Site About Coin Inflation
Coinflation.com tracks the intrinsic, or base metal, value of circulating coins. If you wonder what the melt value of the silver in your quarters or silver dollars is worth, or the copper value of pennies and nickels, Coinflation has them all listed, tied to current spot prices. The site also carries an interesting news feed relating to coins and coin metal values.
Egyptian Money - Egypt Coins in Circulation
This is a photo showing the coins which are currently used as money in Egypt. This Egyptian coinage is part of the monetary system used in Egypt. Page 39.
How to Grade Indian Head Pennies – What...
Being able to grade Indian Head pennies is the key to determining your coin’s value or price. This article will teach you how to grade Indian Head cents through a series of descriptions and photos that illustrate of each grade for Indian Head pennies. See for yourself how easy coin grading can be.
Uncirculated Coin
Uncirculated coin is defined on this coin terms glossary page.
Bruneian Money - Brunei Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Brunei. This Bruneian coinage is part of the monetary system used in Brunei. Page 19.
The Bare-Breasted Liberty Quarter - 1916 & 1917...
The 1916-1917 Standing Liberty Quarter features a depiction of Miss Liberty with her right breast exposed. The story of how this bare-breasted Liberty coin was made, and the fallout after its release, make an interesting story. Learn all about the topless, or naked Liberty Quarter in this Famous Coin Profile.
Italian Money - Italy Coins in Circulation
This is an image showing the coins which are currently used as money in Italy. This Italian coinage is part of the monetary system used in Italy. Page 60.
How Do I Tell if a Two Headed Coin is Genuine?
Learn how to tell if your two headed coin is genuine or fake. This page explains how two-headed coins are made, and how to tell if your 2 headed coin is real or not.
How Do I Find the Official Vatican Coin Store?
The Vatican has a coin shop that sells an interesting assortment of Vatican and Pope/Papal collectibles, but it is very hard to find! I'll show you how to get there in this FAQ.

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