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Coin Collecting: silver dollar, silver dollar, valu
silver dollar, valu, lesley: HI LESLEY, I DON T GIVE VALUES ON COINS I CAN T SEE TO GRADED PROPERLY. ONE OF THE WAYS TO DETERMINE A COINS VALU IS THE CONDITION OR GRADED. YOUR COIN IS WORTH AT LEAST $10. THERE IS A WEB SITE WWW.PCGS.COM THAT LIST THE PRICES OF DIFFERENT COINS IN DIFFERENT...

Coin Collecting: silver dollar, silver eagle, silver dollar
silver eagle, silver dollar, ounce of silver: Hi Mark, You have either a privately minted silver round, or an altered 1986 U.S. Silver Eagle -- there are alot of these coming from China lately. In either case, its value is based on the ounce of silver it contains -- currently about $12.00 I hope...

Coin Collecting: silver dollar, dollar certificate, careful inspection
dollar certificate, careful inspection, pinholes: Hello again Nick, The $1.00 note is not uncommon. Depending on things like stains and folds it s price will change drastically. Here is a general guideline for paper money below is a little long but a good read. When grading paper money it is essential...

Coin Collecting: silver dollar asian, standard catalog of world coins, chinese dollar
standard catalog of world coins, chinese dollar, dollar coins: Hi Kenny, If you have pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. Many Chinese dollar coins have been heavily counterfeited and weighing it in grams may be the best way to tell the difference. Genuine pieces, depending...

Coin Collecting: silver dollar bill, mint condition, silver certificate
mint condition, silver certificate, silver dollar: Hello Mike, The 1935B - One Dollar is only selling from $1 to $3 in top condition. Since there were so many issued they are still available in Crisp Mint Uncirculated grades. This keeps the price down on circulated ones. Sorry if this is not what...

Coin Collecting: silver dollar certificate, approximate retail price, dollar certificate
approximate retail price, dollar certificate, retail price range: Hello Nick, In general I can state an older piece of currency in collectable condition is worth more than face value to a collector. But to arrive at an actual value for your holdings you need to grade them prior to using a price guide. Here is an approximate...

Coin Collecting: silver dollar, san francisco mint, philadelphia mint
san francisco mint, philadelphia mint, orleans mint: Hey Dave, These coins are common in lower grades. Check for a Mint Mark on the reverse. Look below the eagle, between the D and O in the word dollar. Different mints bring different values. No mint mark is the Philadelphia Mint, an O is for the New...

Coin Collecting: silver dollars, consecutive serial numbers, mint mark
consecutive serial numbers, mint mark, peace dollar: Hello, I have included some URL s (web adresses) for you to visit. They have pictures for the next few days of some coins to help you identify what you may have. COPY OR TYPE THE URL INTO YOUR ADDRESS BAR EXACTLY AS SHOWN. NO SPACES. Feel free...

Coin Collecting: silver dollars; 1800 to 1906, arrow tips, united states coins
arrow tips, united states coins, mint mark: Hello Al, Are all these U.S. Silver dollars? There are too many variables to list here for you but borrow or buy a copy of A Guide Book of UNITED STATES COINS (Blue book for dealers or Red Book for collectors) by R. S. YEOMAN....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver dollars 1800's / trade dollar, seated liberty dollar, telephone area codes
seated liberty dollar, telephone area codes, long beach california: Hello again Jessica, I myself have had no dealing with the businesses listed. The search returned the following ANA Authorized Member Dealers: The American Numismatic Association Marketplace is designed to provide information about ANA dealers. The...

Coin Collecting: silver dollars and 2$ bills, retail price guide, worth money
retail price guide, worth money, silver dollars: Hi Pat, If you provide specific information -- denomination, date, mintmark, condition -- for your coins & bills, I can provide estimated values. Generally speaking, $2 bills need to be OLDER than 1976 to be worth anything. As for coins, you can find...

Coin Collecting: silver dollars, silver american eagle, silver eagles
silver american eagle, silver eagles, rare dates: Hi Craig, The Morgan dollars you list are not considered rare dates. In uncirculated condition, they are worth about $25 apiece. The Silver Eagles currently are worth about $12 apiece. If the price of silver changes, so will the price of these. ...

Coin Collecting: silver dollars, coin price guides, coin prices
coin price guides, coin prices, silver dollars: Hello Larry, There were no U.S. Silver dollars issued with gold trim. Coin price guides are listed by date, type, grade if there was another metal used on the issue it wouls have a listing for it such as the 1976-S (Nickel clad) quarter and the 1976-S...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver dollars, mint mark, coin coins
mint mark, coin coins, spread wings: Hello again Joyce, This 1921 is the Morgan type dollar and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse they were made at four mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but the New Orleans and San Francisco Minted coins show a mint mark below the eagle (above...

Coin Collecting: silver dollars, value of silver dollars, wreath
value of silver dollars, wreath, dents: Hi Evelyn, 1878 - for a typical circulated one, $10-20. However, if there s a CC under the wreath where the eagle is, then its value would be $50+ 1923 - for a typical one, probably $10-15, unless it s band-new and has close to no scratches, dents, or...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US silver dollars, abrasive grit, 1922 silver dollars
abrasive grit, 1922 silver dollars, cleaning coins: Hello Gayle, Thank You, for getting back to me and for such an important question. Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being barely identifiable as a coin and 70 being the imaginary perfect coin....

Coin Collecting: silver dollars, old coins, silver dollars
old coins, silver dollars, coin dealer: Hi Michelle, It all depends upon the coins condition and mintmark. In circulated grades they can be worth $15-20 each but in Uncirculated they can be hundreds of dollars. I suggest you take them to a local coin dealer and he can take a look at them and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver dollars, ounce coins, platinum bullion
ounce coins, platinum bullion, liberty silver dollar: Hello again Eric, Thank you for selecting me for your answer. This is called a US Silver Eagle. Although the coins states One Dollar on it is worth the current value of one ounce of silver plus a premium...

Coin Collecting: silver dollars dated 1921--1922, 1921 silver dollars, mint state
1921 silver dollars, mint state, mint mark: Hello again Joan, Your Dollars are 90% silver and sell anywhere from $8 to $25 dollars in circulated grades. However there were two types of 1921 Silver Dollars. The first was the Morgan type and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse they were...

Coin Collecting: what is my silver dollars worth, morgan silver dollars, retail values
morgan silver dollars, retail values, retail value: Hi Suzy, It sounds like you have what are referred to as Morgan Silver Dollars. Assuming you have typical circulating pieces grading very fine or so, retail value would be about $15 each. Expect to receive $10 each. However, there are some better...

Coin Collecting: two silver dollars, lasalle illinois, worth alot
lasalle illinois, worth alot, silver dollars: Hi Joyce, Thank you for your question. In any condition, your coins will be worth at least $6 to $10 each. However, if you have the right mintmarks, your coins could be worth alot more On the 1889, look on the back, just above the DO in DOLLAR,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver doller, silver doller, us mint
silver doller, us mint, uncirculated version: Hello, The proof version is on sale now at the US Mint. It is Item # (Z56) for $27.95 USD each. For the Brilliant uncirculated version you can write me again or look on the secondary market (coin magazins etc.) for them as single coins or in bulk....

Coin Collecting: silver eagle, ebay auction site, ebay coins
ebay auction site, ebay coins, ebay id: Hi Dave, Thank you for your question. I don t have a local source for these certified eagles, so the only place I can recommend is the eBay auction site. There aren t currently any listed there, but there have been a few in the past couple weeks....

Coin Collecting: silver half with eagle on both sides., couple dollars, half dollar
couple dollars, half dollar, seam: Hi Irene, You have a manually altered novelty item, known as a Magician s Coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the pieces back together, that sells regularly for a couple dollars. Use a magnifier and examine just inside the raised rim on...

Coin Collecting: silver issue 2GR dated 1776, german spy, intriguing story
german spy, intriguing story, hylas: Hi Jody, Coins like yours were made, outside the mint, for various reasons. Some were made by magicians so another coin could fit inside of it. Others had 2 halves, while still others actaully had a hinges os they could be opened easily. The hinged ones...

Coin Collecting: silver nickel, liberty head nickels, silver nickel
liberty head nickels, silver nickel, perfect specimens: Hello Trey, Thanks for the question. Yhese are Liberty Head Nickels, Sometimes called V-Nickels. These are not high value coins due to the millions that were produced. They were a real workhorse in the days from 1883 to 1912 when they had great...

Coin Collecting: Is there any silver in nickles?, nickles worth, wwii period
nickles worth, wwii period, silver content: Hi Tom, The only nickels that have any silver in them are from the WWII period from 1942 to 1945. These will be designated by a large letter (P, D, or S) above the dome of the building on the back of the coin. These are currently worth about 20 cents...

Coin Collecting: silver pennie, copper cladding, c hemical
copper cladding, c hemical, pennie: Hi Lazaro, your cent has either been coated or plated after it left the mint, had a chemical reaction with something that changed its color or is missing the copper cladding that noe leaves the zinc center exposed. You might try the Error Coins link on this...

Coin Collecting: silver penny, copper nickel, nickel alloy
copper nickel, nickel alloy, silver penny: Donnie, can t envision what you have by your description. Perhaps the cent was plated? If it is really completely copper nickel alloy (not silver in 1987 but the copper nickel alloy used on dimes, quarters etc since 1965) through and through, then perhaps...

Coin Collecting: silver like penny from 1989, denver mint, grocery store
denver mint, grocery store, thanks for your help: Hi Melisa, it sounds like it has been dunked in a chemical or coated with something. You might try weighing it compared to a regular cent dated 1983 or later. If you take something long and flat and put this cent and a regular cent on opposite ends and balance...

Coin Collecting: silver penny, copper core, nickel plating
copper core, nickel plating, copper plating: Hello Terry, I found no recorded error in my catalogs of a off-metal strike on your cents. How clear is the Obverse of the coin? Is the design very strong and detailed? I have heard of a few ways of this happening: There was always the possibility...

Coin Collecting: silver penny, bell image, silver penny
bell image, silver penny, liberty bell: Hi Phyllis, this is a regular cent that has been coated or plated with something and stamped with a liberty bell image in order to sell it for a profit to tourists or as a novelty. It may be worth up to a dollar or whatever someone may pay for it. Bra...

Coin Collecting: silver penny, silver penny, hylas
silver penny, hylas, physical examination: Hi Lisa, The coin requires physical examination. It could be a regular penny that was plated with silver or mercury, or it could be a penny that was struck on a silver blank. Without seeing it, I can t tell. I suggest you take it to a local dealer for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver penny, silver pennies, copper nickel
silver pennies, copper nickel, nickel silver: There are no silver pennies (but to answer your question, no, silver is not attracted to magnets). If your cent was a steel cent made in 1943, it would be attracted to a magnet. The copper/zinc cents are not attracted to magnets. I don t know what you...

Coin Collecting: a silver penny?, mint error, genuine error
mint error, genuine error, silver penny: Hi Carley, It sounds like your coin might be missing the outer clad layer of the coin. This is what it sounds like without seeing the coin. Sometimes the unstruck blanks were made wrong and then once they were struck the coin will have a different color....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US silver proof sets, pcgs price guide, silver proof sets
pcgs price guide, silver proof sets, coinworld: HI Brian, What you have to remember is that books like the Red Book or Black book are basically printed a year in advance, that is the 2007 books will probably be out this summer. Hence the values are speculative at best. There are many coins listed in...

Coin Collecting: silver quarters, value of silver quarters, ebay
value of silver quarters, ebay, mint mark: Hello Mellissa, Silver quarters dated 1964 and prior are currently worth about $2.25 each. Most dealers would be paying about $1.75-$2.00 however, you may be able to get the $2.25 on eBay but you will have to pay the listing and final price fees. Your best...

Coin Collecting: silver rimmed penny, zinc core, silver rim
zinc core, silver rim, copper plating: Hi Jordan, it sounds like the cent has just picked up some coating or perhaps the inner zinc core is showing through a poor plating job. Zinc cents with copper plating have been minted since the middle of 1982. Sometimes the plating is partially or completely...

Coin Collecting: silver rimmed penny., lawniczak, little boys
lawniczak, little boys, rim: Sorry, not really sure what this is. Sounds like someone painted or plated or did something to a cent and made it look like what you have. Keep in mind there are millions of little boys out there (and even a few men) that like to experiment with things....

Coin Collecting: Anything else like silver sixpences ?, standard catalog of world coins, sized coins
standard catalog of world coins, sized coins, copper nickel: Hi Phil, There are a horde of similar coins from that period of varying scarcity. All silver coins have reeded (serrated) edges to prevent the shaving of silver from them. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition...

Coin Collecting: how much are the silver wartime nickels worth still in a plastic case, plastic case, green stuff
plastic case, green stuff, nickels: Hi Matthew, Thank you for your question. Assuming you have the complete set of 11 coins, then in circulated condition, the set is worth about $5 If the coins are uncirculated -- like the day they were minted -- then the set is worth about $40 I...

Coin Collecting: silver, us silver coins, standard catalog of world coins
us silver coins, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins: Hello Mathew, I am not an expert on foreign coins but I heard of one check for US coins, but it s not always positive proof of silver content. In the US silver coins were last made in 1964 for all but the half dollar coin, and that was last produced...

Coin Collecting: I have a silverdollar coin that dates back to 1926 ?, mint luster, rare dates
mint luster, rare dates, peace dollar: Hi Rendell, Thank you for your question. You have what is known as a Peace Dollar. 1926 is not one of the rare dates for this series. In circulated condition, it s worth about $8.00 A nice uncirculated coin, with nice mint luster and no wear,...

Coin Collecting: silverish 1986 statue of liberty penny!, lincoln pennies, 100th anniversary
lincoln pennies, 100th anniversary, statue of liberty: Hi Lita, You have a privately made novelty item, which is why you cannot find any info about it. Somebody took a normal 1986 penny, stamped the Liberty image into it, and then plated it with either silver or zinc. Most likely the penny was then glued...

Coin Collecting: siover penny & indian head nickels, indian head nickels, buffalo nickels
indian head nickels, buffalo nickels, steel penny: Thanks for your valued question. The average circulated price of a 1943 Steel penny is valued around $.07. The Buffalo nickels are valued around $.25 each in average circulated condition. Stan For a complete listing of modern day US coins, history,...

Coin Collecting: slab coin, ngc, nice day
ngc, nice day, coins: HI RON, FROM TIME TO TIME NGC AND EVEN PCGS MAKES MISTAKES ON THERE SLAB COINS. ITS NO GREAT VARIETY AND I THINK NGC WILL FIX IT FREE OF CHARGE. SOMEONE MIGHT PAY YOU EXTRA, BUT ITS HARD TO SAY HOW MUCH MORE. I HOPE THIS HELPS AND THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION....

Coin Collecting: slick coin, gold dollar coin, new dollar coin
gold dollar coin, new dollar coin, coin blank: Hello Kristina, The new dollar coin is the same metal since 2000, so a coin blank could come from any of these years. The dollar coin blank itself should be 8.1 grams and 26.5 mm (1.043 in.) round and 2mm thick. Look carefully at the edge....

Coin Collecting: sliver dolars, american numismatic association, worth dates
american numismatic association, worth dates, mint mark: Hello Dave, I could use more information to answer this question properly. For a start they are worth in circulated grades from $15 to $36 for most mints and the CC mint from $50 to hundreds of dollars. Coins are...

Coin Collecting: snoopy coin, snoopy woodstock, epluribus unum
snoopy woodstock, epluribus unum, 1oz silver: I don t know anything about this either. My guess is that it is worth the silver in it, but don t know. It could be wanted by Peanuts fanatics. Anyway, try going to www.ebay.com and see if anyone is selling a similar piece. Try a search for silver Snoopy...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: a solid silver/alloy dated 1972, nancy nancy, denver mint
nancy nancy, denver mint, silver alloy: Nancy, You do not need to be a dealer to submit coins to any of the services but for NGC and PCGS you have to oin their collectors club which costs around $100 before you can submit coins. ICG does not have to have a paid club membership and you can...

Coin Collecting: my son found these hiking I think they are the same ones that Denise, ebay powerseller, auction assistant
ebay powerseller, auction assistant, maritime theme: Hello Larry, and thanks for your note. The piece pictured is very intriguing. I believe it to be an actual coin - more likely a token of some sort. The combination of far-eastern(?) front and Maritime back is quite unusual. Possible some sort of tranpo or...

Coin Collecting: south african gold coins, south african gold, standard catalog of world coins
south african gold, standard catalog of world coins, proof coins: Hi Benjamin, each South African Krugerrand contains 1 ounce (1oz) of gold and weighs 33.93 grams. There were 3-5 million Uncirculated coins minted each year and their main value is usually about 5% over the varying price of an ounce of gold (kitco.com). There...

Coin Collecting: sovereign 1867 queen victoria, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, mint mark: Collector value depends on date, number minted, mint mark (if any), and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. The 1867 sovereign was only minted in Australia (2.37 million) and is clearly marked as such. If genuine,...

Coin Collecting: spanish bust peso of 1776, standard catalog of world coins, mint officials
standard catalog of world coins, mint officials, 8 reales: Hi Jennifer, this coin would be a Mexican 8 reales featuring king of Spain Charles III (1760-88). It should weigh 27 grams, nearly an ounce, and if genuine would contain .7859 of an ounce of silver. Collector value depends on amount of wear or damage and may...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, psknet: Hi Freddie, I would more details to provide more info to you. If you have pictures you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. Charles IV reigned 1788-1808. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, expid
standard catalog of world coins, expid, genuine piece: Hi Nick, the link you provided did not lead to any useful info. If it is the brass counterfeit 10 or 20 Escudos coin then it has little or no value. If you have pictures you can email me at tbirde@psknet.com . You might try a library for a copy of the Standard...

Coin Collecting: spanish? coin, silver dollar size, standard catalog of world coins
silver dollar size, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark: Hi Lynda, an 1802 8 reales silver coin, if genuine, should weigh 27.07 grams and would contain .7797 of an ounce of silver. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, queen isabel
standard catalog of world coins, queen isabel, isabel 2: Hi Geraldine, I assume this Spanish coin of Queen Isabel II (1833-68) is copper? What is its size? The letter, number and any symbol at the bottom of the coin where the towers and lions are are also needed to provide more info. If you have pictures you can...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, queen isabel
standard catalog of world coins, queen isabel, isabel 2: Hi Geraldine, I assume this Spanish coin of Queen Isabel II (1833-68) is copper? What is its size? The letter, number and any symbol at the bottom of the coin where the towers and lions are are also needed to provide more info. If you have pictures you can...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, francisco franco: Hi Jamie, the actual date is in the small star by Cinco on this copper-nickel 5 Pesetas coin. Value also depends on amount of wear. A 1950, the most common date, may range from .25 to $5 in value. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint masters
standard catalog of world coins, mint masters, spanish coin: Hi Charlene, this is a Spanish-Mexican 1/2 real featuring King Charles IV (1788-1808). It contains .0490 of an ounce of silver and was minted at the Mexico City mint (Mo). The mint masters initials are TH. Depending on wear it may be worth about $3 with heavy...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin valuation, standard catalog of world coins, coin valuation
standard catalog of world coins, coin valuation, heraldic shield: Hi Robert, it sounds like a Spanish 2 Reales coin. If so it should have to the left and right of the crowned shield an R (reales), crowned M (Madrid mintmark), II (2), and JV (mintmasters initials). It should weigh 6.77 grams and would contain .1965 of an...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, spanish piece: That would be a copper Portuguese Brazil 80 reis coin of the reign of Pedro I (1822-31). The R is the Rio de Janeiro mint mark. The abbreviated Latin legend says Pedro (Petrus) I by the Grace of God, Constitutional Emperor of Portugal and Brazil .The other...

Coin Collecting: spanish coins 1600's?, standard catalog of world coins, king sigismund
standard catalog of world coins, king sigismund, spanish coins: I m using my 1999 2nd edition of Krause s 17th Century Standard Catalog of World Coins. The first 2 pics (002 & 003) appear to be the same. That coin and its reverse in pic 006 seems to be a 1621 silver Ort (1/4 thaler) of Poland s King Sigismund III,...

Coin Collecting: spanish currency, standard catalog of world coins, coins collector
standard catalog of world coins, coins collector, copper nickel: Hi Theresa, Collector value depends on date and condition of a note, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains. These 1 peseta notes may be worth .10 with heavy wear to about $2 with moderate wear to maybe $5 if Uncirculated. For the coins, collector...

Coin Collecting: spanish diez cents, standard catalog of world coins, don quixote
standard catalog of world coins, don quixote, regions of spain: Hi John, these aluminum Spanish 10 centimos coins feature a lancer, perhaps Don Quixote. The coat of arms features symbols of the five regions of Spain, Castile, Leon, Aragon, Navarre and Granada. The design was used 1940-53 with 248 million minted in 1941....

Coin Collecting: spanish peseta, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, king juan carlos: Hi William, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This copper-nickel 25 Pesetas coin featuring...

Coin Collecting: spanish silver coins -1600's?, spanish silver coins, e mail address
spanish silver coins, e mail address, yahoo ca: Hi Kenneth, Be wary of counterfeits (not all are, but a good number). Lots of fakes floating around in the mid-east. Also be on the watch for 1780 Austrian thalers, they were struck until the 1970s with the same date and are only worth $6-7. my email:...

Coin Collecting: st Gaudens, st gaudens, hylas
st gaudens, hylas, coins: Hi Jane, Who graded the coins that you have? Grading opinions vary and the only 2 that really matter are PCGS and NGC. I am assuming that yours are neither of these services, hence the dealers are probably saying that they coins are overgraded. Personally,...

Coin Collecting: not stamp, coin blanks, hello bill
coin blanks, hello bill, coin shows: Hello Bill, If you are talking about an un-stamped or blank planchet these coin blanks come in two types. The first is as it is punched right from the strip of metal and the second is the blank with an upset edge. The edge is rolled square to the face...

Coin Collecting: stamped penny, drummer boy, u s mint
drummer boy, u s mint, lawniczak: Hello, Heather, yes it is still a cent and would be accepted as such for its face value. I have never thought of these stamped cents as tokens before, but the one you describe probably is an event token, commemorating the bi-centennial. Unlike the drummer...

Coin Collecting: stamped penny, lincoln cents, coin dealer
lincoln cents, coin dealer, ebay: Hi Gordon, Off center cents are the most common of all the denominations. Alot of them escaped the Mint a few years ago when the Mint bagged the coins in large bags and did not use machines to cull out the errors. They have since changed their procedure...

Coin Collecting: stamped, coin collecter, ebay
coin collecter, ebay, coin worth: Hi Leena, That stamp is called a counterstamp. Sometimes, it would be advertising (name and address of a store), and this would add value. Other times, it was done simply to test a stamp, or perhaps to use the coin as a tool check . In your case, it...

Coin Collecting: stars on paper money, star notes, mint condition
star notes, mint condition, hylas: Hi Tonya, Star notes are a favorite with collectors but unless they are old or in mint condition, they really don t have any premium associated with them above the face value. Look on eBay and you will see packs of 100 consecuative notes being offered....

Coin Collecting: How do I start collecting the smart way, gold coins, grading service
gold coins, grading service, coin collection: Hi Paul, What I suggest to those who want to start a collection, and FINISH it, is this. You have to be realistic is you want to complete a collection. For example, if you have $25,000 to invest over a period of years, don t even think about $20 gold...

Coin Collecting: state quarter & jefferson nickel, jefferson nickel, collector interest
jefferson nickel, collector interest, state quarter: Hi Carolyn, Most likely the missing details in your coins are caused by a foreign substance (like grease) that got into the die and prevented the full striking of the coins. The grease got into the crevices of the die and prevented the metal from the coin...

Coin Collecting: state quarter misprint, wisconsin state quarter misprints, state quarter misprints
wisconsin state quarter misprints, state quarter misprints, wisconsin state quarter: Hi Lori, The TN quarter sounds like it it missing it s outer nickel layer. I see these trade hands for about $10. The WI quarters with the extra leaves I have been buying locally on a regular basis for $25 as long as they are not circulated. If you need...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: state quarter rolls, state quarter rolls, grade mint
state quarter rolls, grade mint, photograph storage: Hello again Trey, It depends on what your intention is for the rolls. They may never go higher than what you paid for them if you got them directly from the mint. And as individual coins they will not double in value. If you want a perfect specimen...

Coin Collecting: state quarter, coin expert, state quarter
coin expert, state quarter, good luck: Hi Jesse, It sounds like you might possibly have a test strike coin -- one that was struck to test the striking pressure of a mint press. This could be quite valuable. I suggest you send magnified pictures of both sides of the coin to an error coin...

Coin Collecting: state quarters, state quarters, aesthetic value
state quarters, aesthetic value, added value: Hi Amanda, Unfortunately, if all your coins are in circulated condition, they have no added value. There are just so many hundreds of millions of each state available in uncirculated condition that the circulated ones will probably not ever have any added...

Coin Collecting: state quarters, coin world forum, general discussion forum
coin world forum, general discussion forum, state quarters: Hello Elliott, I used to use this site to connect traders to each other with some success. You cannot do it for profit of any kind! The information is available at http://www.coinworld.com/news/112204/bw_1122.asp State quarters trading...

Coin Collecting: state quarters, louisiana coin, tuning pegs
louisiana coin, tuning pegs, state quarters: Hello John, The only thing I can remember, is about the design accuracy. I saw an article that the guitar and trumpet have errors. But it is really artistic license. The Medalic Sculptor can work the designs for their presentation on the coin. The...

Coin Collecting: state tax commission coin, arizona state tax, ebay
arizona state tax, ebay, state tax commission: Hi Larry, I have seen these tax tokens, however since I only deal in coins and this is considered a token, I have no knowledge I can impart. I would rather not tell you anything, than tell you something that is not correct. Maybe do a search on ebay? ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: statehood quarters, state quarter errors, statehood quarters
state quarter errors, statehood quarters, connecticut quarter: The best thing to do is to take it to a local coin dealer and they can see it in person. Most larger size towns have coin dealers and they can be found by looking in the local phone book under coin dealer. If your town doesn t have it another larger one...

Coin Collecting: steel penny, steel penny, lawniczak
steel penny, lawniczak, substantial numbers: Hello, Marsha, the zinc covered steel cents were made only in 1943. There were substantial numbers made in Denver, so yours had to have been a 1943D. It is possible that your piece was weakly struck at the date so that the 43 didn t strike up, or that...

Coin Collecting: steel penny, zinc coated steel, copper alloy
zinc coated steel, copper alloy, denver mint: Hello D, Thank You for selecting me for your Question. I think you are asking about the 1943 Lincoln Cent. They are ZINC COATED STEEL released only in 1943. The coin that is RARE and very valuable is the COPPER 1943 Cent. The 1943 copper-alloy...

Coin Collecting: I still need your help on coins, vittorio emanuele ii, queen elizabeth ii
vittorio emanuele ii, queen elizabeth ii, vittorio emanuele iii: Hi Dug, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. You might also try a library for a copy of the...

Coin Collecting: strange 1923 silver dollar, standard catalog of world coins, united states coins
standard catalog of world coins, united states coins, peace dollars: Hi James, there were 30.8 million Peace dollars minted that year in Philadelphia (no mintmark) and it contains .7736 of an ounce of silver. It may be worth up to about $15 with moderate to light wear. The symbol on the neck is the designer s initials, Anthony...

Coin Collecting: strange coin, standard catalog of world coins, farthing
standard catalog of world coins, farthing, gold coin: Hi Lyn, this is a bronze British farthing (1/4 penny) featuring King George V (1910-36) and Britannia, the symbol of Britain s empire and sea power. There were 19.363 million minted that year and depending on amount of wear it may be worth .10 to maybe $1+....

Coin Collecting: I have a strange coin, sir francis drake, standard catalog of world coins
sir francis drake, standard catalog of world coins, king george vi: Hi Tamika, this is a bronze British half penny featuring King George VI (1936-52) and Sir Francis Drake s ship The Golden Hind . The abbreviated Latin legend stands for By the Grace of God, Ruler and King of Britain, Defender of the Faith . There were 33.2...

Coin Collecting: strange coin, copper dime, ebay
copper dime, ebay, planchet: Hello Ian, There are 2 issues here, the off center strike and the thickness. Off Center strike are valued by the degree that the coin is struck off center. The best scenario is approx 60% off-center but with the date still visible. As for the thickness,...

Coin Collecting: strange coin, italian coins, canadian coins
italian coins, canadian coins, circumferance: Hi Leanna, The first piece itself is a medallion. Regarding your second question, you d be best off posting pictures and asking for assistance on a coin discussion board / forum that includes a world coin section. Coinpeople.com is my recommendation...

Coin Collecting: strange coins, italian coins, pi sign
italian coins, pi sign, canadian coins: Hi Leanna, the first is a medal commemorating the reign of King George V (1910-36) and his wife Mary. I did a search for George V and Queen Mary medal and got several results: http://search.netscape.com/ns/search?fromPage=NSCPToolbarNS&query=George%20V%20and%20Queen%20Mary%20medal...

Coin Collecting: strange dime, coin dealer, kiefer
coin dealer, kiefer, phone book: Based on the description I dont know what it could be. This coin would need to be seen in person to let you know what it is. I suggest you look in your local phone book for a coin dealer near you. Sorry I cant be of much more help. Cameron Kiefe...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: strange old quarter, liberty quarters, specimen type
liberty quarters, specimen type, sheildon: Hello Lori, What you describe may well be a fantasy piece or as you found a Love Token, without seeing it I cant be sure. You can usually tell if a coin design is engraved or the design is stamped by the mint. There was no mint mark letter on the...

Coin Collecting: strange penny, lincoln head, gimmick
lincoln head, gimmick, presidents: This is a novelty item, made from a normal penny that somebody stamped with Kennedy s head. These were generally used as an advertising gimmick. they were attached to a card, with the similarities between the two presidents listed, and an advertisement...

Coin Collecting: strange penny, us mint, numismatic value
us mint, numismatic value, strange lines: Hello Robert, This sounds like the coin has been scrapped against another coin or surface. If the Scratches are incuse instead of raised it is not a die defect. It could not have happened at the mint. Since it was defaced after leaving the US...

Coin Collecting: strange penny, american numismatic association, lincoln penny
american numismatic association, lincoln penny, nickel plating: Hello Bryce, Is the design very strong and detailed? Is the flat surface very shiny and smooth? there are a number of ways this could happen: There was always the possibility of a off-metal coin blank getting stuck in the bins the mint used...

Coin Collecting: A strange penny/cent I have, zinc core, silver pennies
zinc core, silver pennies, copper coating: Hello James, The modern US Cent, since 1982, is a zinc core with only a plating of copper. Its normal weight is 2.5 grams though. It is a white silverish looking metal and the plating is thin enough to be scrapped off. This is probably what you see....

Coin Collecting: strange penny, great britain coins, picture of queen elizabeth
great britain coins, picture of queen elizabeth, ebay: Hi Andrew, Thank you for your question. You have a 1 penny coin from Great Britain. These are still in circulation and have no significant collector value. Check out this eBay listing for an picture of a set of all the 1984 Great Britain coins :...

Coin Collecting: strange quarter, roll of quarters, couple dollars
roll of quarters, couple dollars, slug: It sounds like an unstamped quarter (or blank planchet) error. This happens more often than you might think. I wouldn t worry about contacting the business -- they probably just poured out a roll of quarters in the till and it was in it. This error coin...

Coin Collecting: "maybe a strange question" LOL, proof coins, noble metals
proof coins, noble metals, united states mint: Hello Ira, I have asked a few others about this and in their opinions it will not affect the coins or their value as long as they were away from the heat. You are right the coin metal is stable when exposed to almost all compounds...

Coin Collecting: no subject, fred weinberg, silver pennies
fred weinberg, silver pennies, 1943 pennies: There is a very slight possibility that your cent was struck on a planchet intended for another coin. The current reigning expert on the subject is Fred Weinberg (818 986-3733). You will have to send him the coin, so when you call him send him my regards,...

Coin Collecting: no subject, wheat pennies, shell casings
wheat pennies, shell casings, zinc coated steel: Hi Dodger, the zinc coated steel 1943 issues were made to conserve brass for shell casings during WWII. They were minted in Philadelphia, Denver (D below date), and San Francisco (S below date). Depending on amount of wear the first two are worth a dollar...

Coin Collecting: sun yat sen, sun yat sen, standard catalog of world coins
sun yat sen, standard catalog of world coins, design variation: Hi Pete, it is most likely a modern Chinese made counterfeit. It should weigh 26.7 grams if genuine and would contain .7555 ounces of silver. But this design variation does not actually exist. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: susan B. 1979 P, mint error, ballpark figure
mint error, ballpark figure, tight lines: Hello Again John, For this discription you gave these marks happened after it left the mint. Had it been on the coin blank prior to striking it would have been only on some features not the whole coin. A mint error might stay in the fields but not on...

Coin Collecting: susan b anthony dollar, copper nickel, nickel alloy
copper nickel, nickel alloy, bright copper: Hi Carrie, You have what s known as an unfinished planchet error. These coins are made of a sandwich metal -- that is, a sandwich of bright copper/nickel alloy surrounding a copper core. The coin blanks are cut out of long strips. Sometimes these strips...

Coin Collecting: susan b anthony, susan b anthony dollar coin, copper side
susan b anthony dollar coin, copper side, genuine error: Hello, Thank you for selecting me for this answer. It is usually a minting variety, caused by wear and tear on the coin blank, with one of the clad layers splitting off, either before or after the coin was struck. If it came off before being struck...

Coin Collecting: susan b, a quarter and a dime, mercury head, united states coins
mercury head, united states coins, wheatback pennies: Hi Jeff, collector value depends on the condition of the coin including wear or damage. Silver coins before 1965 have lots more metal value than their face value so I wouldn t advise spending them. The dimes contain .0724 of an ounce of silver each while the...

Coin Collecting: swiss coin unknown type (to me), standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, ebay: Hi Kenneth, this Swiss 1/2 Franc features Helvetia, the symbolic figure with the Latin name for the area. A Bovy was the designer. The A mint mark means it was one of 4 million minted in Paris. The design was only used on the 1/2 Franc 1850-51. Collector value...

Coin Collecting: swiss coin, copper nickel, test piece
copper nickel, test piece, mm 2: Frauenfeld is a city in Switzerland and AG Sigg is a company that specializes in aluminum processing, so perhaps this is a test piece in an attempt to promote a change from copper nickel to aluminum for Swiss coinage? I know of the following miniature variants:...

Coin Collecting: Two Tailed Bi-Centennial Quarter, centennial quarter, mint error
centennial quarter, mint error, million to one: Hi Ryan, The odds are a million to one that this is a novelty coin. There are a couple things you can check : The weight should be 5.67 grams. If genuine, the coin should have a ring to it, like other quarters, when dropped on a hard surface. ...

Coin Collecting: Taisho Emperor coin, taisho emperor, japanese coin
taisho emperor, japanese coin, google: Hello Donald, I think this is a great collectable! Your medallion may be rare. It is an example of the time that Japan believed its Emperor to be of the Gods . I have seen similar items at shows. I could not tell you how rare it is...

Coin Collecting: Telling zinc from copper 1982's, metal composition, seven holes
metal composition, seven holes, ring test: Hi Jan, My first response was going to say to weigh them, but since you don t have a scale forget that idea. The only other way would to do the ring pitch like the dealer said and hear the difference. I am no musician, but after years of trying the different...

Coin Collecting: Ten dollar bill possible misprint, new ten dollar bill, error notes
new ten dollar bill, error notes, safe keeping: HI APRIL, THE NOTES ARE DATED WITH THE SERIES DATE OF 2004, BECAUSE THAT IS WHEN IT WAS AUTHORIZED BY CONGRESS. THE RELEASE DATE WILL BE AFTER THE SERIES DATE OR MOST LIKELY 2006. HAS WE ALL KNOW THE GOVERNMENT IS ALWAYS BEHIND ON THINGS AND NO EXCEPTION...

Coin Collecting: Ten dollar bill, yellow seal, dollar bill
yellow seal, dollar bill, stains: Hi Carla, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. It may be worth about $15 with moderate wear to maybe $35 with no wear. If it has a yellow seal, instead...

Coin Collecting: Thin US Washinton Quarter, coneca, outer portions
coneca, outer portions, washington quarter: Hello Ed, This is an error coin in the struck on Wrong Planchet ERROR group. Combined Organization of Numismatic Error Collectors of America and their link here is for error collectors will help you more. http://hermes.csd.net/~coneca/ or http://www.conecaonline.org/...

Coin Collecting: Three days ago I asked a question..., illinois state quarter, fred weinberg
illinois state quarter, fred weinberg, neil berman: Tim. Automated responce? Whatever. I do not know the answer to your question but I happen to be friends with Fred Weinberg. I give to you the phone number of the number one worlds expert on error coins for the past 25 years, Fred Weinberg. Call him at 818...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: TOKEN, nyc subway tokens, transportation tokens
nyc subway tokens, transportation tokens, scrap metal: Hello again Jon, You should try contacting the Token and Medal Society (TAMS). http://www.angelfire.com/id/TAMS/ They usually are able to help. As I said if it is modern and plentiful in all grades since they were removed from use. (Most were sold...

Coin Collecting: ONE TROY OUNCE INDIAN HALF DOLLAR PIECE, u s mint, troy ounce
u s mint, troy ounce, dollar piece: HI CHIQUITA, I DON T GIVE VALUES ON COINS I CAN T SEE TO GRADE PROPERLY. YOUR COIN IS MOST LIKELY A PRIVATE MINTED COIN AND NOT A U.S. MINT ISSUED COIN. I M A EXPERT ON U.S. MINT ISSUED COINS ONLY. YOUR COIN WOULD BE AT LEAST WORTH METAL VALUE AT THE CURRENT...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: TROY OUNCE SILVER, troy ounce silver, current price of silver
troy ounce silver, current price of silver, silver rounds: Hello again Jen, They would not have made this bullion piece that long ago. I would say since the 197 s. There is a dealer/collector R and L Silver Art Bar Collectibles that I see selling G.S.M. rounds. His prices run from $16 to $20 for most one...

Coin Collecting: Trade Dollar Value, undesirable qualities, trade dollar
undesirable qualities, trade dollar, ebay: Hello Sam, It sounds like a good deal to me as long as it was not cleaned or tampered with. It would have been about $20 or more just to get it graded, and can sell from $60 in grade 20 to $100 in grade 40Grade 55 is roughly from...

Coin Collecting: Trade Dollars, american numismatic association, coins dealer
american numismatic association, coins dealer, ana members: Hello Ed, I myself have had no dealing with the businesses listed. The search returned the following ANA Authorized Members as Dealers in your area. The American Numismatic Association provides information about ANA member/dealers....

Coin Collecting: Trade Dollars, american numismatic association, telephone area code
american numismatic association, telephone area code, lacation: Hello Tess, No Problem, happy to help but there are a lot of dealers in your state. I need a bit more information on what part of North Carolina you are in, but no need for your exact lacation. If you write back with the general location (nearest...

Coin Collecting: Trade dollar coins and 1800 Dollar coins, dollar coins, morgan dollars
dollar coins, morgan dollars, brilliant uncirculated: Hi Robert, Thank you for your question and I hope you are having a nice holiday season. BEWARE is the first thing I thought of while reading your question. The amount of COUNTERFEIT U.S. dollar coins that are sprouting up in the Middle East (and Far...

Coin Collecting: Trying to find info about a coin., lung kiang, standard catalog of world coins
lung kiang, standard catalog of world coins, nan province: Hi Kevin, this is likely one of the flood of Chinese made counterfeits. The genuine silver dollar sized Kiang Nan Province piece weighs 27 grams and would contain .7814 of an ounce of silver and may be worth about $20 with moderate wear. There were several...

Coin Collecting: Turk and Caicos Island gold coins, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, turk and caicos island: Hi Terry, The 1974 20 Crowns featuring Winston Churchill contains 1.151 of an ounce of silver. There were 268,000 matte uncirculated pieces minted that may be worth about $20 and 8,400 Proof (mirror fields) pieces that may be worth about $25. The 1974 50...

Coin Collecting: Turkish cold coin, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, agriculture program: Hi Mike, this 1000 Lira coin should weigh 16 grams and would contain .4717 of an ounce of gold. There were only 900 minted to celebrate the U.N. s Food & Agriculture program (FAO). Value depends on wear and collector demand but is likely a little over the...

Coin Collecting: Twenty dollar goin coin, dollar gold coin, reproduction coins
dollar gold coin, reproduction coins, novelty pieces: Hello Renee, These reproduction coins are only worth the metal they are made of. Coin collectors only want coins as they are made by the government. These replicas are novelty pieces and have no numismatic value. If yours is made of 90% real gold, as...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: TX penny marking, penny board, quarter set
penny board, quarter set, coin collector: Hello again John, Yes you would be able to sell the coin at a coin show. The value is very limited as it is a novelty coin, probably less than a dollar. Only a collector looking to complete the set would pay more or someone...

Coin Collecting: Can't find anywhere, standard catalog of world coins, charles iii
standard catalog of world coins, charles iii, ebay: Hi Steven, What is the denomination of the coin or the size? More details on the lettering after the word REX is needed. If you have pictures (not too big) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. It may be a counterfeit as Charles III reigned 1759-88...

Coin Collecting: Can't ID gold coin found in wall, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, georgivs: Hi Jim, this is a British gold Sovereign coin (1 Pound) if it is 22 millimeters across or a 1/2 sovereign if 19 millimeters across, depicting King George V (1910-36) as well as Pistrucci s rendition of St. George slaying a dragon. There may be a mintmark letter...

Coin Collecting: tax implications on inherited gold and silver coins when I sell them., gold coins, silver coins
gold coins, silver coins, dollar gold: Hi Rob! What state are you located in? Were the coins listed in the estate as an asset? Do you have receipts for the coins if they were purchased? You can email me directly at OMEGAPM@aol.com Please include a daytime phone number and I will give you a...

Coin Collecting: Where tdo I sell coins?, old coins, pcgs coin
old coins, pcgs coin, coin prices: HI CAROL, IF YOU HAVE A PCGS COIN DEALER IN YOUR AREA, I WOULD TAKE THEM TO HIM. THEY HAVE A BOOK CALLED THE OFFICIAL GUIDE BOOK TO U.S COIN THAT SHOW THE PRICES OF DIFFERENT U.S. COINS. ONCE YOU KNOW WHAT COIN YOU HAVE YOU COULD PUT THEM ON EBAY TO SELL...

Coin Collecting: How to tell the difference between a large dated coin and a smalled dated one?, proof coins, proof set
proof coins, proof set, digits: Hi Linda, Thank you for your question. The difference you are looking for appears only on the penny. The main characteristic of the rare small date penny is known as a level 7 . That is, the top of the 7 in the date is level with the tops of the...

Coin Collecting: Can you tell me what I have here please?, standard catalog of world coins, genuine coins
standard catalog of world coins, genuine coins, united states coins: Hi William, these are most likely all counterfeits. The Chinese entry into capitalism has created mass production of counterfeits of Chinese, Japanese, American and many more silver dollar sized world coins there. They may be worth any silver they contain...

Coin Collecting: How to tell silver proof sets from other, silver proof sets, ebay guide
silver proof sets, ebay guide, proof coins: Hi Charlene, 1957 P.C. on the envelopes is the designation that the Mint put on the Proof Set envelopes from 1955 to 1964 -- it stands for Proof Coins. All proof sets from 1964 and older are the silver sets. Without opening the package, you cannot...

Coin Collecting: ten dollar bill, dollar bill, paper money
dollar bill, paper money, stains: Hi Linda, You might try the Paper Money Errors link on this web site: http://coinsite.com/ . Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. If you have pictures you...

Coin Collecting: terms, bell lines, heritagecoin com
bell lines, heritagecoin com, mercury dime: Hi Ed, All of these terms refer to a coin that is fully struck -- one that has all the possible design details visible. If a coin does not get fully struck, then the metal of the coin will not flow completely up into all the designs on the die, which will...

Coin Collecting: I think I found a blank quarter, anacs, grading service
anacs, grading service, ebay: HI KYLEE, I DON T DEAL IN ERROR COINS. YOU COULD GET IT GRADED BY ANACS, BUT IT WILL COST AROUND $50. THERE WEB SITE IS WWW. ANACS.COM AND THEY SHOW THE DIFFERENT PRICES ON THERE GRADING AND HOW TO SEND THE COIN TO GET GRADED. MOST COLLECTORS WANT THERE ERROR...

Coin Collecting: I have three silver coins..., lady diana spencer, elizabeth ii dei gratia regina
lady diana spencer, elizabeth ii dei gratia regina, prince of whales: Hi Shannon, If they re loose coins (ie. no official packaging), then all three are common copper-nickel crown (25p) coins which generally sell for 25p-£1 each (The Churchill crown is extremely common). If they have packaging (ie. box), then they may be...

Coin Collecting: what is todays value of these coins please, standard catalog of world coins, australian coins
standard catalog of world coins, australian coins, mint mark: Hi Verna, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. The following are U.S. collector value estimates...

Coin Collecting: token, dutch windmill, left flank
dutch windmill, left flank, wheat grain: Hello George, Tokens is not my field. This sounds like it was made after the date as a keepsake. My searches did not find any matches on your item either. You can try another expert here for US Notes Brad Swain at : http://www.allexperts.com/user.cgi?m=4&expID=21130&catID=2297...

Coin Collecting: tokens, canadian nickel, king george iii
canadian nickel, king george iii, quebec bank: Hello Karen, and thanks for your note. I m not sure of you question here, however if you are looking for indications of values, I would suggest the following: The Habitant Token s value depends greatly on condition, however these remain common issues and most...

Coin Collecting: tone a coin, coin world, nilan
coin world, nilan, grading services: HI JAMES, IF YOU EXPOSE THE COIN TO AIR OVER TIME IT WILL TURN COLOR. REMEMBER THAT A COIN WHEN FIRST MINTED WAS NICE WHITE AND SHINEY. NTC IS NEW ON THE BLOCK AND I HAVE NOT OWNED ANY OF THERE COINS. WHEN I BUY COINS, I BUY THE COIN AND NOT THE HOLDER....

Coin Collecting: toning copper coins, copper coins, dellers
copper coins, dellers, deller: Hi Lee, There is a substance called Deller s Darkener that is supposed to restore the aged look to copper coins. You should practice on a low-value coin before trying it on anything valuable. You can order it here : http://www.brent-krueger.com/cleaners.html...

Coin Collecting: trade dollars and american eagle made in china, american numismatic association, liberty head dimes
american numismatic association, liberty head dimes, binocular microscope: Hello Karen, I am so sorry this happened and you are not the only one, I have heard this from several collectors and even dealers. I hope you did not loose too much. Acts like this ruin the hobby for everyone. Whenever purchasing a rare or expensive...

Coin Collecting: trade dollars, quality fakes, ebay
quality fakes, ebay, trade dollar: Hi Lee, I m not sure if you re asking what the coin is, or what it s worth, so.... You can see a picture and apprioximate value of one here : http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8333576706 1879 is a very rare and proof-only-issue...

Coin Collecting: transporting coins, state of hawaii, coin collector
state of hawaii, coin collector, hylas: Hi Jon, It may cost more to transport the coins than they are worth. You need to know what type of coins and a value before you do anything. I fyou send me a list or some sort of inventory or, inkling, I can better answer you. It may be worthwhile to...

Coin Collecting: One troy ounce silver .999, feather head dress, troy ounce silver
feather head dress, troy ounce silver, image of a man: Hi Shana, Thank you for your question. You have what is known as a silver round -- millions of these have been privately minted over the last few decades. It s value is based entirely on the one ounce of silver it contains -- currently about $6.50...

Coin Collecting: one troy ounce silver coin, troy ounce silver, commodity prices
troy ounce silver, commodity prices, lawniczak: Hello, Patrick, I haven t heard of this particular piece, but it sounds like a silver round -- something made just to be silver. You may want to go to www.ebay.com and www.google.com and do searches to see if something like what you have comes up. If your...

Coin Collecting: troy ounce silver, feather head dress, troy ounce silver
feather head dress, troy ounce silver, silver bullion: Hello Shana, This comes under the Silver Bullion piece or Silver Round, catagory. It is not a coin, but a full Troy Ounce of Silver. Silver is about $5 an ounce so this is the least it is worth. These Silver Rounds come in many designs but yours...

Coin Collecting: trying to find out if this bill is worth, dollar certificate, currency note
dollar certificate, currency note, crisp uncirculated: Hello Tim, These Silver Certificates are valued according to their grade. The three major Grades are Fine, Extra Fine and Crisp Uncirculated! There were many, many made with this series date. This makes them the common ones and easy to get in almost...

Coin Collecting: twenty dollar bill, twenty dollar bills, ebay
twenty dollar bills, ebay, dollar bill: Hi Kevin, Collector value of this $20 note depends on the extent of this offset number error and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. Each error is a bit different so it is hard to give you an estimate...

Coin Collecting: type of coin, standard catalog of world coins, half dollar
standard catalog of world coins, half dollar, denomination: Hi Ashley, Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. If you have pictures you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World...

Coin Collecting: type of coins, george washington president, george washingtons face
george washington president, george washingtons face, bold eagle: Hi Reeree, From the sounds of it, you have a Washington medal that was struck sometime in the 1970 s. For reference, it is Baker #174LB. In uncirculated condition, it s worth about $5.00 The second medal sounds like a WWII American Campaign Service...

Coin Collecting: U.S.A. $1 COIN, mint luster, diamiter
mint luster, diamiter, morgan dollars: Hi Terry, Thank you for your question. 1890 is not a rare date for Morgan Dollars. If the coin looks worn at all, it will be worth about $10 If it has absolutely no wear, and it has brilliant mint luster, and very few nicks or marks, then it will...

Coin Collecting: U.S. 1943 S quarter, misalignment, obverse
misalignment, obverse, hub: It could mean that the coin was not ejected from the machine after being struck the first time and that it was struck again, usually producing a slightly offset second design. It could also be a misalignment of die and hub. More info can be found here: http://koinpro.tripod.com...

Coin Collecting: U.S. Cent Collecting, collecting coins, lincoln cents
collecting coins, lincoln cents, ebay: Hi Jerry, If you had asked me 2 months ago, I had a complete set. However, I have since sold most of the coins. If you leave out the proofs, you can get an almost complete set (missing the key dates) for a hundred or two. You can find them on ebay.com...

Coin Collecting: U S Coins (Penny), lincoln penny, ebay
lincoln penny, ebay, hylas: Hi Bill, This is a common error, I have seen many like this. There are collectors who may pay $1-2 for your coin. The best way to find a true value would be to search eBay for similar items. The year is not too important. I believe that the correct term...

Coin Collecting: U.S. Currency, currency collectors, uncirculated condition
currency collectors, uncirculated condition, great shape: Hi Jen, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, in the condition you describe, your 1934 $10 bill has almost no collector value -- it might be worth $11 The vast majority of currency collectors are going to want their 1934 bills in crisp uncirculated...

Coin Collecting: a U.S. coin, buffalo nickels, mint mark
buffalo nickels, mint mark, digits: Hello Heather, Indian Head (Buffalo) Nickels are worth some money depending on the grade for the date and mint mark you have. They can quickly be graded by the reverse how worn the buffalo s horn and tail are. Full hopn half horn showing, horn worn...

Coin Collecting: U S Dimes (Murcury Head), accurate estimate, dimes
accurate estimate, dimes, rim: Thank you for your question, but I need more information to provide a good estimate. If you can tell me the date on the front, and if it has a D or S mintmark on the back (near the rim at about 7 o clock), I can provide an accurate estimate. Otherwise,...

Coin Collecting: U.S. one dollar bill, principal designer, dollar note
principal designer, dollar note, dollar bill: HI DAN, THE PRINCIPAL DESIGNER IS THE ARTIST WHO PAINTED THE DESIGN FOR THE NOTE. IT S THEN IS ENGRAVED IN PLATES TO PRINT THE NOTES. THE 1861 DEMAND NOTE IS THE FIRST U.S. ISSUED NOTE.I DON T KNOW WHO DID THE DESIGN AND IT DOESN T SHOW IT IN MY CURRENCY...

Coin Collecting: U. S. dollar bills, joseph barr, ebay
joseph barr, ebay, secretary of the treasury: Hi Susan, Collector value of a note depends on date, series and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. Joseph Barr was U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from December 21, 1968, to January 20, 1969, the shortest...

Coin Collecting: U.S. one dollar piece, dollar piece, bb gun
dollar piece, bb gun, piece of cloth: Hi Tracy, I would have to see a pic of the coin to determine the coins error. Also someone could have shot it with a bb gun. It s hard to determine without seeing the coin. If you want send me a scan at gunny1957@yahoo.com. Thanks for your question and have...

Coin Collecting: did the U.S. ever issue a..., hylas, dimes
hylas, dimes, denominations: Hi Kathy, The US issued 2 cent pieces from 1864 to 1873. The last 2 years are quite valuable. In the 1800 s the US issued some other strange denominations also, such as 1/2 Cent, half dimes and 3 cent pieces. They even had a 20 cent piece! I hope...

Coin Collecting: U.S. Mint Proof set -- what grade?, u s mint, us mint
u s mint, us mint, perfect 70: Matt & Larie. They are considered Proof. They have no grade because they have not yet been graded. The US mint makes coins but does not grade them. That said, most of the proofs made in the last ten years, when removed from the holder by the grading service...

Coin Collecting: U S Oriental Trade Dollar, boxer rebellion, oriental characters
boxer rebellion, oriental characters, federal reserve bank: Hello William, Your library should have material on them. The United States Trade Dollar by John M. Willem is one book. Many of them were indeed melted as they were redeemed here in the USA. Just as your coin would have been melted...

Coin Collecting: U.S pennies, lawniczak, collectible value
lawniczak, collectible value, ebay: Hello, Evan, you have found a large cent. Large cents were made from 1793 to 1857, and are very collectible. Value depends on what date (and perhaps what variety of what date) you have, as well as condition. Go to www.ebay.com and do a search for large...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S. Quarter, state quarters, pristine shape
state quarters, pristine shape, ebay: Hi Nathan, value depends on demand. Hundreds of millions of each state quarter are being produced and there are at least a million collectors that are saving them. My guess is that the sets that stay in pristine shape may be worth twice their face value in...

Coin Collecting: U.S. quarters, mint markings, nikon scope
mint markings, nikon scope, us mint: Dear James. Your friend has what is called a magicians coin, which are made from two coins halved and put back together outside of the US mint, in this case, very skillfully. I believe that if I was to put this coin under my 500 power Nikon Scope, I would...

Coin Collecting: U. S. State Coins, state coins, state quarters
state coins, state quarters, us mint: Hello Matthew, Only you can decide if you made a mistake. Depending on what you paid for the coins and how badly you needed the money. Did you try selling the un-opened Bags and rolls at a coin show? There is usually...

Coin Collecting: U.S. silver coins, junk silver, silver coins
junk silver, silver coins, silver dime: Hi Karen, Nickels have never had any silver in them except for the WWII years. They were 40% silver. Every other year, even from the 1950 s and 60 s are nickel and worth face value. Dimes, quarter and half dollars from 1964 and before are 90% silver...

Coin Collecting: U.S. Trade Dollar/Silver Dollar, working in saudi arabia, telephone area codes
working in saudi arabia, telephone area codes, mint mark: Hello Joshua, Both of these coins if real are valuable. Many fakes are reported especially in this part of the world. Both of these coins have known counterfeit copies being traded as collectables so yours are best looked at by a professional dealer....

Coin Collecting: UK COINS, uk coins, halfpennies
uk coins, halfpennies, decimalization: Hi Dan, Generally speaking, not much, unless there are some rarer dates, or very high grade pieces. Many pennies and halfpennies were saved during decimalization, and most are worth 10p (20c) or less. By the way, please do not type in capital letters, it...

Coin Collecting: UK crown coin, lawniczak, ebay
lawniczak, ebay, riding a horse: Jason, if you do a search on www.ebay.com for 1977 English crown you should see one piece for sale that looks like what you describe here. The opening price is $3. I wonder what the piece is made of? If it s silver and is about an ounce or so, then it...

Coin Collecting: UK Elizabeth II coin, elizabeth ii dei gratia regina, standard catalog of world coins
elizabeth ii dei gratia regina, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold: Hi Lise, It is likely a British gold sovereign, one of 3 million minted that year. It should weigh 7.988 grams and would contain .2354 of an ounce of gold. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin,...

Coin Collecting: Umberto I Coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, dents: Hi Nina, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This copper 10c coin featuring Umberto I (1878-1900)...

Coin Collecting: UNCIRCULATED 14 COIN EISENHOWER DOLLAR SET, linda wiley, eisenhower dollar
linda wiley, eisenhower dollar, total value: Hi Linda, Assuming you have 2 coins from each year 1971-1978 (except 1975), one each from Philadelphia (no mint) and Denver (D-mint), then in uncirculated condition your set has a total value of $34.00 If your set does not include the 1973 dollars, then...

Coin Collecting: A UNIQUE PENNY, lincoln head, u s mint
lincoln head, u s mint, lawniczak: Hello, Michelle, good to hear from you. This was something that has been commonly done as a novelty (not by the U.S. mint but rather by various people after the cent was made). There are quite a lot of them out there so that there is really no market for...

Coin Collecting: UNKNOWN STATE QUARTER ERROR, indiana state quarter, state quarter error
indiana state quarter, state quarter error, numismatic organization: Hello Jessica, I must say I am not an error coin collector. Error collecting is a branch outside of coins collecting. There is no fixed pricing on these error coins published and each one would have to be seen to be evaluated....

Coin Collecting: Uncirculated Coins, ebay search, uncirculated coins
ebay search, uncirculated coins, pennies nickels: Anthony, unless you have some spectacular pieces, the grading prices will eat you up on these. So grading is probably not a viable option. You could try selling them singly, but that would take a lot of advertising and cost and lots of time. That time is...

Coin Collecting: Uncirculated coin rolls, coin rolls, uncirculated coin
coin rolls, uncirculated coin, state quarter: Hi Xavier, Thank you for your question. Heads/Tails rolls are more desirable and people look for them specifically because they allow both sides of the coin to be viewed. For example, it allows you to see the heads side of a state quarter on one end...

Coin Collecting: Uncirculated coin sets, mint sets, time dave
mint sets, time dave, e bay: Hi, Dave. Myself I buy a set every year. It s a fast way to collect all the circulating coinage at once. Most of them value in the $15-20 range. With the exception of 1991 and 1992. These go for $60 and $40 respectively. Those would be worth selling....

Coin Collecting: Uncirculated coin sets, canadian mint, friends and neighbours
canadian mint, friends and neighbours, quality dealers: Hi Dave, I take you volunteer in one of the other sections? :) Excuse me if I throw in some semi off-topic, but interesting related info. To start, 1965 in an interesting year for Cdn. coins. Coins were hot, and there was initially a huge demand for...

Coin Collecting: Unfinished Planchet, state quarters, planchet
state quarters, planchet, ebay: Hi Daniel, Thank you for your question. Before you go to sell it, you should get it certified first. Check out http://www.pcgs.com for information on how to submit the coin for certification. Once certified, then eBay is probably the best place to...

Coin Collecting: Unfinished Planchet, massachusetts quarter, ebay
massachusetts quarter, ebay, planchet: Hi Daniel, The first thing I would do is have the coin graded and certified by PCGS, then put it on eBay I had a Massachusetts quarter with the same error that was PCGS MS-65. I put it on eBay and it brought a couple hundred dollars. Regards, Joe...

Coin Collecting: Unidentified 1821 Arabic Coin, standard catalog of world coins, muslim calendar
standard catalog of world coins, muslim calendar, bronze coin: Hi Jeremy, this is a copper 8 kharub (1/2 Riyal) from Tunisia dated 1281 of the AH Muslim calendar (1864-65AD). It may be worth about $5 depending on collector demand. There were 10 million minted that one year at the Heaton Mint in Birmingham, England. ...

Coin Collecting: Unidentified 1867 copper coin from Britain, king george iii, copper coin
king george iii, copper coin, queen victoria: Hi Allie, Sorry for the delay in my response. I have been a bit busy lately. In the 1860 s, Britain issued large numbers of reduced-size bronze pennies and halfpennies. The seated person is Britannia, and on the obverse is Queen Victoria. Because of...

Coin Collecting: Unidentified Chinese Coin??, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, male leader: Hi Gary, there are literally tons of Chinese counterfeits out there and they seem to greatly outnumber the genuine pieces. The silver originals are usually defined by a correct weight which varies per type. If you have pictures you can email them to me at...

Coin Collecting: Unidentified Coinsq, athena goddess of wisdom, goddess of wisdom
athena goddess of wisdom, goddess of wisdom, bird of prey: Hi Suzanne, Sorry for the delay, I am experiencing computer problems. The best I could think of is that these are replica ancient Roman or Greek silver coins. In coin collecting, the Greek tetradrachms (denomination of coin) with Athena (goddess of wisdom)...

Coin Collecting: Unidentified coin, fleur de lys, irish harp
fleur de lys, irish harp, scottish lion: Hi Steve, It sounds like you have a Charles II Crown (5-shilling piece). I don t have any of my pre-1797 British coinage books with me, so I won t be able to give a better answer until next week (LMK if you d like one), but it sure is a neat coin to have!...

Coin Collecting: Unique Coin!, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, mint mark: Hi Ori, this is a West German copper-nickel 50 pfennig (1/2 Mark) featuring a woman planting an oak sprig, one of 66.4 million minted in Karlsruhe (G mintmark) that year. The Mark was replaced by the Euro in 2001. Collector value of a coin depends on date,...

Coin Collecting: Unique coins given by grandmother, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins
standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins, mint mark: Hi Jennifer, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. The pennies were probably coated with something inexpensive after they left the...

Coin Collecting: Unknown 1896 coin, emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins
emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins, interesting design: Hi Corey, this is a bronze Austrian 2 heller of which there were 43 million minted that year during the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph I (1848-1916). It may be worth about .20. Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Asian Coins, japanese cartoon series, sun yat sen
japanese cartoon series, sun yat sen, standard catalog of world coins: Hi Fran, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. 1} Thailand, King Adulyadet (1946-), 5 Baht, copper-nickel...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Coin, amusement tokens, coin coins
amusement tokens, coin coins, aztec design: Hello Hanna, This was not listed in any token guide I have. It may be one of the many types of parking tokens or perhaps a game piece like for ARCADE or AMUSEMENT TOKENS . Here I found someone else with 2 pieces he believes are for amusement, and he includes...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Coin Not From US, free photo hosting site, diamond split
free photo hosting site, diamond split, photobucket: Hi Amanda, Thank you for the detailed description! It s always nice to have such a nice desciption to work with. Unfortunately, I don t recognize it from the description, likely because your piece is pretty new. My first (and only) guess was that your...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Coin, imageshack, indian temple
imageshack, indian temple, token: Hi Dom, this is a brass Indian temple token, used for admission or donations there. They are usually worth a dollar or two depending on wear and collector demand. http://search.netscape.com/search/search?&fromPage=NSCPToolbarNS&query=Indian%20temple%20token...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Coin, ounce of gold, gold coins
ounce of gold, gold coins, thin gold: Hi Danielle, It may be a brass spade guinea token that resembled the gold coins minted between 1787 and 1799. The shield was spade shaped. All George III guineas weigh 8.35 grams, contain .2461 of an ounce of gold, and have a diameter of 24 mm. Many brass...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Coin, ancient coin forum, south wales uk
ancient coin forum, south wales uk, roman coins: Hi Phil, I know next to nothing about Roman coins but if you send the pics to me at tbirde@psknet.com I will try and find more info or sources to solve your mystery. Meanwhile: http://ancient-coin-forum.com/ http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~ken/numismatics.html...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, obverse side
standard catalog of world coins, obverse side, laurel wreath: Hi Grady, this is a 20 krajczar (1/3 Forint) minted 1830-48 in Kremnitz (B) featuring king Ferdinand I (1835-48), emperor of Austria, king of Hungary, Bohemia, Lombardy, Venetia, Dalmatia, Galicia, Lodomeria and Illyria. The opposite side depicts Mary, mother...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, o clock
standard catalog of world coins, o clock, bad shape: Hi Richard, Are there any other words on the coin that can be read? If you have pictures you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots more interesting...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, silver 1: Hi JD, this is a silver 1 Rupee from the western Indian state of Baroda and features the ruler Sayaji Rao III (1875-1938) of the Gaekwar family. The date in Sanskrit is 1951VS which translates to 1894AD. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin, british india, box bottom
british india, box bottom, flip side: Hi Isabelle, the Pice denomination was used in British India and until 1955. It may be an Indian token of some kind. The king or queen appeared on all British and their colonies coins as well as a date. If you have pictures (not too big) you can email them...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin, emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins
emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins, nickel brass: Hi D., this is a nickel-brass Austrian 10 heller minted during the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph I (1848-1916). Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. If it has 3 horizontal stripes on the shield...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin w/ Aztec calendar, standard catalog of world coins, aztec calendar
standard catalog of world coins, aztec calendar, diameter: Hi Rick, does the coin have any writing on it or a date? What does it seem to be made of? It may be a medal of some kind instead of a coin. If you have pictures you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, aluminum bronze
standard catalog of world coins, aluminum bronze, native settlement: Hi Aaron, this is a Mexican 100 Pesos coin made of aluminum-bronze featuring Venustiano Carranza, a hero of the Mexican Revolution. The reverse features the national emblem said to have been the sign that started the first native settlement at the site of...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coins, british crown dependency, standard catalog of world coins
british crown dependency, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel: Hi Alison, Value depends on the amount of wear the coin has as well as number minted and the collector demand for it. 1. Guernsey, 10 pence (1/10 Pound), copper-nickel, value is .50 or less. The small group of islands are a British crown dependency in...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Indian Coin, princely state, hi aaron
princely state, hi aaron, megabyte: Hi Aaron, it does appear to be an Indian princely state dump coin. If you have pictures of the other side (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. You might also try your question on the South Asia Coin Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/southasia-coins/...

Coin Collecting: Unknown Medal, sean isaacs, coin dealer
sean isaacs, coin dealer, thanks in advance: Hello Mcvaughn, and thanks very much for your note. Your piece appears to be definately Swedish, but beyond this I am still searching for answers. The text appears to be in Latin, however, and clearly commemorates some sort of event (etc.). I ll continue...

Coin Collecting: Unminted Liberty Head, 1 troy ounce, bullion silver, troy ounce
bullion silver, troy ounce, mint coin: Hi Nikki, What you have there is not actually a U.S. Mint coin, but rather a privately minted silver round, used for the buying and selling of bullion silver. Its value is based solely on the one ounce of silver it contains -- currently about $13 ...

Coin Collecting: Unstamped Circulated Nickel, federal reserve bank, us mint
federal reserve bank, us mint, coin shows: Hello Amy, This may be a slug. Was the roll of nickels from an individual or the US mint or Federal reserve bank? The Mint makes the blank and them rolls an edge onto the coin causing a raised rim. Does your piece have this feature. It is possibly...

Coin Collecting: Unstamped Dime, e mail address, fake coins
e mail address, fake coins, mint error: HI LUCAS, I M NOT AN EXPERT ON ERROR COINS, BECAUSE THERE ARE TOO MANY FAKE COINS ON THE MARKET. ALOT OF ERROR COINS BRING BIG DOLLARS IF THEY ARE REAL MINT ERROR. I WILL TRY TO HELP YOU OUT ON THIS ERROR COIN. THERE IS A MARKET BY COLLECTORS ON ERROR COINS...

Coin Collecting: Unstamped Penny, sorting machines, mechanical error
sorting machines, mechanical error, pennies: Hi Heather, Thank you for your question. You have what is called a blank planchet error . This is actually more common than you might think. With all the millions of pennies minted every year, thousands of these blank planchets find there way...

Coin Collecting: Unstamped Quarter, mint error, long beach
mint error, long beach, money: HI STACEY, THERE IS PCGS LOCATED IN CA. I BELIVE THERE IN LONG BEACH OR YOU CAN CHECK WWW.PCGS.COM FOR THERE LOCATON. IT WILL COST YOU SOME MONEY FOR THEM TO CHECK YOUR COIN TO SEE IF IT S REAL OR FAKE. I HOPE THIS HELPS AND THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION. SINCERELY,,...

Coin Collecting: Unstamped Quarter, mint error, mint errors
mint error, mint errors, grading service: HI SCOTT, I WOULD HAVE TO SEE THE COIN TO DETERMINE IF IT S A MINT ERROR. THERE ARE SO MANY FAKES OUT THERE THAT I DON T DEAL WITH MINT ERRORS, UNLESS THEY ARE IN THE RED BOOK LIKE THE 1955 DOUBLE DIE AND THE 1937 THREE LEG NICKEL. IF IT S A TRUE MINT ERROR...

Coin Collecting: Unusual 1997-D Quarter, typical color, coin show
typical color, coin show, gold plating: Hi Jason, The gold plating will do nothing for the value, except maybe make it worth less, because it is now considered altered. As for the lettering, it can either be struck out of collar (causing the outer edge of the coin to be mushed out), which...

Coin Collecting: Unusual 25 cent piece, american numismatic association, telephone area codes
american numismatic association, telephone area codes, blanking press: Hello Jon, If the coin seems to be acceptable weight, it should be 5.67 grams, and the thickness does not seem right. It should be lighter if some of the nickel cladding is missing. It is likely...

Coin Collecting: An Unusual coin, mount mayon, standard catalog of world coins
mount mayon, standard catalog of world coins, luzon island: Hi Chantie, this is a 20 centavos from the Philippines while it was a U.S. possession (1898-1946). It features Mount Mayon in the background, a 7,926 foot volcano on Luzon island. It contains .0965 of an ounce of silver and there were 655,000 minted in San...

Coin Collecting: Unusual Number on Standard Run $2 Bill(s), engraving web, head scratchers
engraving web, head scratchers, dean oakes: Hi Cliff, I don t have the Dean Oakes book to check on this for you. I m sure there was some serial numbers that did not get into the book or was printed under cover, so collectors would not hoard them. It sounds like you have a pretty good collection....

Coin Collecting: Unusual NYC subway token, subway tokens, subway token
subway tokens, subway token, ebay seller: Hello, Barry, sorry I can t help, I really know nothing about subway tokens. I would imagine that local dealers would not be interested. You might try selling it on eBay if you know someone who is an eBay seller (www.ebay.com). Or maybe you can get some...

Coin Collecting: Unusual new penny, denver mint, united states mint
denver mint, united states mint, new penny: This is not actually a penny. It s a token that is included in the sets of Mint Uncirculated Coins that are sold to collectors. Somebody cut apart the set -- probably to put the coins into their collection -- and somehow the token got into circulation....

Coin Collecting: Unusual 'Penny', united states mint, legal tender
united states mint, legal tender, real money: Hi Samantha, Technically what you have is not a coin -- it is a token. These were put into uncirculated coin sets from the Mint. This is not legal tender, so you really can t spend it. You would probably get away with putting it in a roll of pennies,...

Coin Collecting: Unusual Wheat Penny, free verbal appraisals, wheat penny
free verbal appraisals, wheat penny, coin blank: Hi Dan, Thank you for your question. I found an indian head cent like this once. It turned out to be something a private individual had made as a novelty item -- worth nothing as a collectible. However, it is possible yours has been struck on a foreign...

Coin Collecting: URGENT: Please provide me detailed information on these gold coins, standard catalog of world coins, east india company
standard catalog of world coins, east india company, genuine coins: Hi Catherine, the genuine coins weigh 23.32 grams according to the Standard Catalog of World Coins (try a library) and contain .6873 of an ounce of gold each. There were 1170 Uncirculated coins minted at Calcutta and they are listed as Rare. Proof versions...

Coin Collecting: Uruguayan coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, aluminum bronze: Hi Michael, this is an aluminum-bronze 10 centesimos, featuring Liberty and a Puma, of which there were 2 million minted in Paris that year alone. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including...

Coin Collecting: USA 1855 coin, gold rush in california, blake and company
gold rush in california, blake and company, gold coins: During the days of the gold rush in California and the west coast many private entrepreneurs issued gold coins or tokens to alleviate the shortage of coins and currency in the regions. This Blake and Company 20 Dollars piece was one of these but are extremely...

Coin Collecting: USQUARTERS, state quarter boards, tupperware containers
state quarter boards, tupperware containers, loose leaf binder: Hello Sue, There are a couple of albums available, from maps of the USA that hold quarters to archival quality binders. I bet every coin shop listed in your yellow pages has something for the State Quarters to be held in. You should look at the Whitman...

Coin Collecting: Can u Answer a 2 dollar bill question?, different colors, dollar bill
different colors, dollar bill, serial numbers: HI BIOROACH, MOST LIKELY THEY ARE REAL. NO ONE WOULD FAKE A COMMON 1995 $2 BILL. FEEL THE PAPER AND COMPARE IT TO THE OTHER NOTE TO SEE IF THEY ARE THE SAME FEEL. ONE THING TO LOOK FOR IS SECURITY THREADS. THE TREADS ARE BLENDED WITH THE PAPER AND OF DIFFERENT...

Coin Collecting: can u asnwer my question, anacs, nickel
anacs, nickel, coins: HI BARRY, MOST LIKELY YOUR COIN IS A FAKE. THE DIES FOR THE 1969 COIN WOULD HAVE BEEN DESTROYED LONG BEFORE THEY MADE THE 1985. IT COULD BE A PRIVATE COIN SOME COMPANY OR PERSON MADE AND TRYING TO PASS OF AS A ERROR COIN. I WOULD KEEP IT AND YOU NEVER KNOW...

Coin Collecting: u.s cions, president james monroe, cions
president james monroe, cions, james monroe: Hi Kan, Thank you for your question. However, in order to help you, I need more information. There are many coins, token, and medals that have the 5th president -- James Monroe -- pictured on them, ranging in value from a few cents to hundreds of dollars....

Coin Collecting: u.s. dime 1990's, outer rim, coin collection
outer rim, coin collection, outer edge: Hi Justin, Sorry to say, but it sounds like someone has manually altered a normal dime to result in what you have. It s either been filed or pressed to raise the outer rim and remove the reeds. The sorting processes at the mint would not allow a coin...

Coin Collecting: uk 3d coins, pence coins, nickel brass
pence coins, nickel brass, british colonies: Hello Russell, and thanks for your note. In order to accurately answer your question I would need further details as to date (etc.). Very generally speaking, however, most 20th-century 3 Pence pieces are quite common due to large mintages. They are either...

Coin Collecting: unc pennies, lincoln wheat cents, lincoln memorial cents
lincoln wheat cents, lincoln memorial cents, r s yeoman: Hello Mike, Are they in coin folders or books? If so selling them as partial sets with the folder is probably the way to go. You may get $5 per set. Loose un-attributed coins sell often in bulk for about 3 cents each. Not many of the Lincoln...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: uncirculated coin set, mint marks, lawniczak
mint marks, lawniczak, www usmint gov: Sorry, I was out spending the weekend with my daughter and grandaughter. Just got back and saw your follow up question. I think I remember what you are speaking of -- they just put them in the sets because there was a blank space. I thought it might be...

Coin Collecting: uncirculated state quarters, uncirculated state quarters, liberty coins
uncirculated state quarters, liberty coins, uncirculated coins: HI STEVE, UNCIRCULATED COINS SHOULD BE MINT FRESH AND SHINEY. THEY WILL HAVE BAG MARKS ON THE COINS AND THIS IS FROM THE COINS HITTING EACH OTHER WHEN THEY ARE PUT IN CONTAINERS. FUTHERMORE, WHEN THEY ARE PUT IN MINT BAG TO BE SHIPPED TO THE DIFFERENT BANKS,...

Coin Collecting: uncut roll of bills, sean isaacs, dollar bills
sean isaacs, dollar bills, cdn: Hello Sharon, and thanks for your note. Assuming we are speaking of Canadian notes, a problem-free roll would be worth a minimum of CDN $100 (our buying price tends to fluctuate in the $100 to $125 range, depending on market conditions). There are a very small...

Coin Collecting: undervalued coins/set, grade coins, rare coins
grade coins, rare coins, prudent investment: Hi Bruce, There are a number of variables that must be considered. There is no point telling you about a $25,000 coin if your budget is $10,000. One of the services my company offers is the design of a balanced, fully researched, portfolio. This is a free...

Coin Collecting: unfinished stamp, canadian dime, canadian dime, megabyte
canadian dime, megabyte, extent: Hi Ryan, I assume you mean that the edge was not reeded (no ridges). It sounds like an error coin but its value depends on extent of the error, any wear and collector demand for it. At this point, I d guess maybe a dollar. If you have pictures (not over...

Coin Collecting: unidentified asian coin., standard catalog of world coins, emperor hirohito
standard catalog of world coins, emperor hirohito, yen coin: Hi Stephanie, this is a copper-nickel alloy Japanese 100 Yen coin featuring cherry blossoms. It is dated year 48 of the emperor Hirohito s reign (1926-89) which would be 1973 and there were 680 million of these minted tat year. It may be worth about $1 depending...

Coin Collecting: unidentified british?? coin, circulation issue, nickel alloy
circulation issue, nickel alloy, copper nickel: Hi John, Great Britain 1977 crown (25 [new] pence). Total mintage was just under 37 million for circulation issue, made of a copper-nickel alloy. Virtually all were saved, so the coin is always in great shape, though only worth a dollar or two. The coin...

Coin Collecting: unidentified coin, standard catalog of world coins, exact letters
standard catalog of world coins, exact letters, euro system: Hi Kelsey, this is a brass 100 Drachmes from Greece featuring Alexander the Great and the seal of Macedonia. Collector value depends on amount of wear and this one may range from about .25 to maybe $2. The coin has since been replaced by the Euro system after...

Coin Collecting: unidentified coins, standard catalog of world coins, unidentified coins
standard catalog of world coins, unidentified coins, nickel brass: Hi Julia, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. The first is likely a 19th century Moroccan coin....

Coin Collecting: unique coin, standard catalog of world coins, fantasy piece
standard catalog of world coins, fantasy piece, gold colour: Hi Bradley, If you have pictures (not too big) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. What size is the piece? It may be a fantasy piece for sale to tourists, etc. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures,...

Coin Collecting: united states note, douglas dillon, five dollar bill
douglas dillon, five dollar bill, secretary of treasury: Hi Rachelle, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. This one may be worth $5 to about $10 depending on wear and collector demand. There have been so many...

Coin Collecting: unknowen coin, sir francis drake, standard catalog of world coins
sir francis drake, standard catalog of world coins, king george vi: Hi Julie, this is a bronze British half penny featuring King George VI (1936-52) on one side and on the other the ship of Sir Francis Drake the Golden Hind . Value depends on amount of wear and collector demand and this one may be worth .10 with heavy wear...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin...., chinese cash, cash coin
chinese cash, cash coin, squiggle: Hi Carley, Is it thin and brass? It may be a Chinese cash coin that someone dropped (or who knows?). If you can email me a picture at tbirde@psknet.com I may be able to help more. These aren t too uncommon as they were made for centuries, just rarely found...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin 1939, canadian medals, king george vi
canadian medals, king george vi, railway route: Hi Shaun, This happens to be one of the most common Canadian medals, so I m quite familiar with it, and can tell you quite a bit. They were issued in gold, silver, and bronze. Of the bronze pieces, there is both a large size version (sold at post offices...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, palm tree: Hi Kristi, it sounds like a copper-nickel Saudi Arabian 100 halala (1 Riyal). The writing and numerals are Arabic. The date and denomination can be translated from this diagram: http://home.psknet.com/tbirde/Coins/Arabic_Jap.jpg . The 100 is like a 1 with...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, king haakon vii, banco central de reserva
king haakon vii, banco central de reserva, wheat stalks: Hi Javier, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. 1) Peru, 1 Sol, 1948, brass, 2 million minted. 2) Peru, 1/2 Sol, 1968, brass,...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana
standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana, nederlanden: Hi Kenneth, this is a 10 cents coin from the Netherlands featuring queen Juliana (1948-80) and it is made of nickel. Value depends on the amount of wear and the date but it is likely worth less than a dollar to a collector. The Euro has since replaced the...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, us penny
standard catalog of world coins, us penny, one foot: Hi Jeremy, this is a beronze 2 heller from Austria, There were nearly 27 million minted that year and depending on amount of wear the value may range from .10 to maybe $3. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins. Bra...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, island of cyprus
standard catalog of world coins, island of cyprus, independent republic: Hi Sarah, this is a 1 mil aluminum coin from the island of Cyprus which became an independent republic in 1963. There were 1000 mils to a Pound from 1963 until 1972 when it shifted to a system of 100 cents to a Pound. Value depends on amount of wear as well...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, king edward vii
standard catalog of world coins, king edward vii, tilled area: Hi Shawn, this is a bronze British 1 penny coin featuring king Edward VII (1901-10) and the national effigy of Britannia which represents the Empire and Britain s mastery of the seas. Value depends on amount of wear and this one may range from about .20 with...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, standard catalog of world coins, king george iv
standard catalog of world coins, king george iv, mint mark: Hi Kenneth, this sounds like an Irish half penny of British King George IV (1820-30) but the date should be 1822. It may be a token instead. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, freedom spirit, usa coins
freedom spirit, usa coins, spirit of 76: Hello Kristin, What color is it? Does it have any oyher markings? All coins have to have a denomination on them and a country of origin. There are no USA coins ever issued like this it must be a token, medal or possibly a silver...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, seated liberty dime, love token
seated liberty dime, love token, unorganized collection: Hi Lisa, You have a Seated Liberty Dime that was made into a Love Token . This was often done to coins in the late 19th century, to be given as gifts. I would estimate value at $10 to $20, depending on how nice it is. If you go on eBay and search...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin as im a novis, standard catalog of world coins, half penny
standard catalog of world coins, half penny, hi lee: Hi Lee, this is a copper Irish half penny featuring a crowned harp. The date would be below the harp. The other side would have the monarch facing left or right. These were minted until 1823 and are often found in this condition and are only worth about a...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin with lionhead on one side..., standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, roaring lion: Hi Shannon, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This interesting coin is a brass Ethiopian 5...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin or possible commemorative coin, commemorative coins, ebay
commemorative coins, ebay, commemorative coin: Hi Cynthia, these are German bus or streetcar tokens probably of the 1920s. A selection listing can be found 1/3 the way down this page: http://www.anythinganywhere.com/commerce/exo/exoinventory.htm Value depends on type, amount of wear and collector demand,...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin (U.S.), dime nickel, word liberty
dime nickel, word liberty, dollar size: Hello Armando, From your description I could not identify the piece. What color is it? How much does it weigh? How big is the item (Dime, Nickel, Quarter or dollar size)? All my searches turned up nothing on the mottos on this item as well. I...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin to me, standard catalog of world coins, different designs
standard catalog of world coins, different designs, cx: Hi Bryan. If the piece has the same design on each side then it s not an officially issued coin. Nearly all coins have a date and some writing on them and would have different designs on front and back. This piece somewhat resembles a Spanish colonial coin...

Coin Collecting: unknown coins, emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins
emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins, nickel brass: Hi Renee, these sound like Austrian bronze 2 and nickel-brass 10 heller coins. Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. There were 12.157 million of the 2 heller coins minted and it may be worth...

Coin Collecting: unknown coins, birds feet, four coins
birds feet, four coins, american penny: Hi Lynette, I recommend getting him a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins (try a library) and letting him figure out the details (more fun that way). Here is some starter info on the 4 coins: 1) West Germany, 1972, 2 Marks, minted in Munich (D). ...

Coin Collecting: unknown penny, copper coating, copper plating
copper coating, copper plating, ebay: Hi Jonathan, Unplated Lincoln Zinc Cents: Zinc cents with copper plating have been minted since the middle of 1982. Sometimes the plating is partially or completely missing, resulting in cents with a silvery looking surface on part or all of the coin....

Coin Collecting: unknown silver coin, troy ounce, fantasy pieces
troy ounce, fantasy pieces, world coins: Hi Melanie, this is one of about 2 million fantasy pieces made by a company in California. It promotes world trade and contains one ounce of silver. It s collector value is close to its silver value. It is listed in Unusual World Coins by Colin Bruce. Bra...

Coin Collecting: unkown silver, standard catalog of world coins, taiwan republic of china
standard catalog of world coins, taiwan republic of china, copper nickel: Hi Tony, that is a copper-nickel 1 Dollar coin from Taiwan (Republic of China) minted 1960-80. You can see one here: http://www.omnicoin.com/coins/894138.jpg The date, in Chinese, would be the 2nd, 3rd and 4th characters of the series of eight. Collector...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: unstamed quarter, coin blank, roll of quarters
coin blank, roll of quarters, coin blanks: Hello again Stephanie, Thank you for the information, It does indeed seem like a quarter blank. Almost all bank sources use rolling machines on large bags of coins as they distribute them. It may sell as I said from $5 to $10 dollars...

Coin Collecting: unstamped quarter, roll of quarters, mint condition
roll of quarters, mint condition, ebay: Hi Elena, These unstruck planchet error coins are generally only worth a few dollars -- certainly not enough to pay to have it certified. You can do a search on eBay.com for unstruck quarter or blank quarter and see how much they sell for there....

Coin Collecting: unstamped quarter, state quarters, pcgs coin
state quarters, pcgs coin, anacs: HI SCOTT, I DON T DEAL IN ERROR COINS, BUT IF YOU TAKE IT TO A PCGS COIN DEALER HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO TELL YOU IF IT S REAL. YOU COULD ALSO SEND IT INTO ANACS AND GET IT CHECKED AND GRADED. THEY ARE AT WWW.ANACS.COM AND THEY HAVE DETAILS ON COST AND SHIPPING...

Coin Collecting: unstruck pennie, lawniczak, planchet
lawniczak, planchet, pennie: Mary beth, unstruck, blank planchet cents do have some value. I don t have a web site so you didn t see one at my site. But try going to www.ebay.com and do a search for blank planchet and several for sale should come up. I don t think you re going to get...

Coin Collecting: unstruck reverse 1961 D lincoln penny, lincoln penny, rare error
lincoln penny, rare error, professional appraisal: Hi Steve, This could happen if two blank planchets got into the press together, causing one to get stamped with only the heads side, and the other to get stamped with only the tails side. This is a relatively rare error, and could be worth $50 to $100 or...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: unusual 1990 penny, american numismatic association, telephone area codes
american numismatic association, telephone area codes, zinc core: Hello again Gloria, Here are some near you as requested, AAA Coins And Bullion 2313 Randleman Rd Greensboro , NC 27406-3603 Phone: (336) 273-4698 Ashmore Rare Coins 3224 Cheswick Dr Greensboro , NC 27410-8652 Phone:...

Coin Collecting: I have an unusual coin that I can't seem to find in any book., philadelphia mint, shield crest
philadelphia mint, shield crest, selling coins: Hi Tena, Thank you for your question. What you have is the leftover token that you find in Denver Mint Souvenir Sets. These sets were sold to visitors who came to the mint facility in Denver. I believe there was also a mail order program that the...

Coin Collecting: unusual coin, three horses, roman coin
three horses, roman coin, ancient art: Hi Mary, If you have pictures (not too big) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. Here are some links to what a fake Roman coin may look like: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~ken/fakeslinks.html Pictures of genuine pieces can also be found here: http://www.ancient-art.com/...

Coin Collecting: An unusual copper coin, copper coins, philadelphia mint
copper coins, philadelphia mint, denver mint: Hi Kyle, What that is, is the token that is included with the U.S. Mint sets. The Denver Mint one has the D and the Philadelphia Mint has the P. They usualy are included in the sets when there is no dollar coin. They are not valuable and dealers usualy...

Coin Collecting: unusual dime, mint error, inner core
mint error, inner core, kiefer: Hi Andrea, Your coin could be a genuine mint error which is called a missing clad layer where the top layer of the coin is missing leaving the copper inner core before being struck. It could also be acid treated or damaged in some way once it left the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: unusual nickel, obverse side, jefferson nickel
obverse side, jefferson nickel, mint mark: You are not a pest. Have it certified by NGC or PCGS and get the final answer. I can not help you furthur with out the coin and besides, this coin is hubbed complete except the mint mark, so it is 99.9% impossible for what you describe to be accurate. Still,...

Coin Collecting: unusual one penny coins, british pennies, bowl shape
british pennies, bowl shape, penny coin: Hi Kelly, Both of them are British pennies. They re common piece, and millions of them are around. The first piece someone may have intended to make into a spoon. The second one there s no answer for. Coins are counterstamped for various reasons, from...

Coin Collecting: unusual penny and examination, hobo nickels, coins dealer
hobo nickels, coins dealer, salt lake city utah: Hello Geoff, Here are some ANA Members near you as requested. All About Coins Inc 1123 E 2100 S Salt Lake City , UT 84106-2801 Phone: (801) 467-8636 Specialties Appraisals, 18th 19th Century Type, Tokens, Medals, Chips or Cards Dealer since:...

Coin Collecting: unusual Roosevelt dime, roosevelt dime, outer face
roosevelt dime, outer face, rim: Hi Calvin, Coins like this have been brought to my attention before. How this happens is that someone, over the course of a long time, used an instrument like a spoon or small hammer and went all around the rim, tapping the rim hundreds of times, causing...

Coin Collecting: unusual V cent, buffalo nickels, liberty nickels
buffalo nickels, liberty nickels, jefferson nickels: Hi Christine, You are right on the money! The V is the Roman numeral for 5 These are known as Liberty Nickels from 1883 through 1912 right before the Buffalo Nickels and Jefferson Nickels which followed. In used condition, they retail for about $1...

Coin Collecting: used 1904 50 centavoz filipinas, san francisco mint, spanish american war
san francisco mint, spanish american war, us mint: Hello Michelle, It is a Philippine Half Dollar coin. It may seem odd that a coin from an Asian country would bear a denomination that is usually attributed to Spanish countries. But The Philippines were held by Spain until...

Coin Collecting: usgoldcoin, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, united states coins: Hi Jeanette, a genuine 1904 Liberty Head $20 coin would weigh 33.436 grams and contain .9677 of an ounce of gold, about $650! Collector value would be a bit more than that depending on wear. You might find similar pieces on Ebay.com for comparison. You might...

Coin Collecting: V nickle, liberty head nickels, collectability
liberty head nickels, collectability, lady liberty: Hello Bobby, These Barber, Liberty Head nickels were made from 1883 to 1912. They have a large range of values depending on the date. If you tell me the date and how much detail there is on the coin I can give you a range of value they are...

Coin Collecting: VALUE OF A COIN, silver certificates, silver certificate
silver certificates, silver certificate, indian head cents: Hi Louis, Thank you for your question. 1891 is considered a common date for Indian Head Cents ... In average circulated condition it s worth about a dollar. If you can read the LIBERTY in the headband, it ll be worth $2-$3 Silver certificates dated...

Coin Collecting: VALUE OF COINS, value of coins, cooper penny
value of coins, cooper penny, silver coins: Hi George, Depending upon condition, I can only give you the minimum these coins are worth, they could be worth more. But without grading the quality, this is the best I can do. The 1925 quarter $2.25 1966 Half Dollar $1.25 The 1971 and 1973 halves are...

Coin Collecting: VALUE OF A COUPLE COINS, gold liberty, gold piece
gold liberty, gold piece, mint condition: Hi Jeannie, The 1901-S $5 gold piece is a common date coin. Depending upon the condition of the coin, it can range anywhere in value from about $150 and up. By UP, I mean, if it is in GEM condition without a scratch or mark on it, it is worth about $2,000....

Coin Collecting: VALUE OF MISPRINTED COINS, misprinted coins, artistic liberty
misprinted coins, artistic liberty, peace dollar: Hello Cynthia, The designer of the coin took artistic liberty with the word TRUST. They all are spelled with a V simply because he felt it looked better than using a U In used condition, a 1924 Peace Dollar is worth about $13 Regards Joe Hyla...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: VALUE OF SOME OLD US COINS, american numismatic association, morgan silver dollar
american numismatic association, morgan silver dollar, liberty dimes: Hi Again Tina, For the 1921 Denver minted coins and a normal 1900 New Orleans coin there is no real difference, perhaps a dollar. But the 1900 Needs a closer look to be sure. There was an error (OVER MINT MARK) that year where the letter O was...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: THE VALUE, american numismatic association, telephone area codes
american numismatic association, telephone area codes, cardboard type: Hello Tranci, As you requested, here are some American Numismatic Association dealer members in your area. The A.N.A. bylaws state a code of ethics that all members should adhere to. If there is any question as to the integrity of the person on the...

Coin Collecting: VAM etc., morgan dollar varieties, jeff oxman
morgan dollar varieties, jeff oxman, michael fey: Hi Ed, Thank you for your question. When a Morgan or Peace Dollar is attributed with a VAM number, this means it is one of the recognized varieties that are listed in the Encyclopedia of Morgan & Peace Dollars. This book was written by Leroy Van Allen...

Coin Collecting: VAM, rarity, specimens
rarity, specimens, spike: Hi Michael, Thank you for your question. The variety on an 1890-CC VAM-5 is on the reverse of the coin. It s nicknamed Doubled CC Top . The first C of the mintmark is doubled inside the C all along the left side, and will also show a short spike...

Coin Collecting: Value of $1 coins 1971-1978, copper nickel, bicentennial coins
copper nickel, bicentennial coins, eisenhower: Here you go Emily I hope this helps you out. I will list each coin for you These are for every Grade 1971 Eisenhower 1 Dollar MS-60 $2.69 MS-63 $9.80 MS-64 $25.00 MS-65 $275.00 MS-66 $2,700.00 1978 Eisenhower 1 Dollar MS-60 $2.21 MS-63...

Coin Collecting: Value of "1" penny, nazi, mint mark, rough value
mint mark, rough value, sean isaacs: Hello Kelly, and thanks for your note. Your coin is likely a 1950-J 1 Pfennig coin (if branch with five leaves on the other side) of the Federal Republic of Germany (post-Nazi era), and remains very common due to a MASSIVE mintage of 784 million pieces for...

Coin Collecting: Value?, old coins, lawniczak
old coins, lawniczak, coin world: Hello, Charles, one of the best ways is to go to www.ebay.com and do a search for what you have and see what the selling price is (naturally you need to see more than one sale to get a good overall view and the price before the end is not final). Try doing...

Coin Collecting: Value of an 1850 Spanish coin, standard catalog of world coins, isabel 2a
standard catalog of world coins, isabel 2a, queen isabel: Hi Phill, Sorry for the delayed reply. This 2 Reales of Queen Isabel II (1833-68) isn t actually de vellon coinage. This design was used 1844-51 and it was minted in Seville (S) of .903 fine silver and contains .1965 of an ounce of the metal. It s collector...

Coin Collecting: Value of an 1853 Twenty dollar gold piece, dollar gold piece, ounce of gold
dollar gold piece, ounce of gold, mint mark: Hi Tina, if genuine this $20 coin should weigh 33.436 of an ounce of gold and would contain .9677 ounce of gold. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches...

Coin Collecting: Value of 1854 Liberty Seated Half Dol, mint state, coin hobby
mint state, coin hobby, ethis: Hello, NO REAL qualified expert At This Site Should Make any OFFERS on your coins or try SELLING you their coins at their web site. It defeats the ethis of free help at this question and answer board. If someone trys to do things Sight-Unseen buying they...

Coin Collecting: Value of 1889 Indian Mohur, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, queen victoria: Hi Kaushik, if genuine this Brotosh India .917 fine gold mohur (15 Rupees) coin would weigh 11.66 grams and would contain .3437 of an ounce of gold. The Standard Catalog of World Coins says that 15,000 were originally minted but that an unspecified number...

Coin Collecting: Value of 1943 Nazi Germany coin, german nazi, mint mark
german nazi, mint mark, nazi germany: Hello Kathleen, and thanks for your note. The value of your piece would depend somewhat on the specific denomination, however virtually all Reich coins remain very common due to huge mintages. If possible, please confirm denomination (i.e. 1, 5, or 10 Reichspfennig,...

Coin Collecting: Value of a 1951 wheat penny, wheat penny, lawniczak
wheat penny, lawniczak, ebay: Hello Steven, there were many many millions of those made (1951 at Denver -- that s what the D is for), and so unless it is in great condition, just like it was made, it really has no additional value. A coin dealer would sell a used one in a group for 2-3...

Coin Collecting: Value, indian head penny, lawniczak
indian head penny, lawniczak, one in a million: In very nice uncirculated condition, it can sell for $20 to $30 or so. Values go up only if it the one in a million piece that has almost no marks and looks just like a newly minted penny. There is nothing you can do to improve the condition to make it like...

Coin Collecting: Value of $20. star note, star note, lanita
star note, lanita, coin collectors: Hi Lanital, You have a good find if the condition is VF. Very fine is a note that has been in circulation, but not actively or for long. It still must have some crispness and the condition looks desirable. It may show some folds or creases, or some light...

Coin Collecting: Value, standard catalog of world coins, uncirculated coins
standard catalog of world coins, uncirculated coins, collector coins: Hi Joseph, these official sets are legitimate collector coins. Estimated values of the Swiss 8 coin mint set 1976 may be about $40. Others: Maldives (if 1984 6 coin mint set) $10. Turkey set of 4 (if 1978 or 1979 mint set) $3. Sudan 1978 silver (if 2...

Coin Collecting: Value of 4 coins, copper nickel, buffalo nickel
copper nickel, buffalo nickel, united states coins: Hi Sue, collector value depends on amount of wear, mintmark if any, and number minted. 1885 Morgan dollar, .7736 of an ounce of silver. 1924 Mercury dime, .0724 of an ounce of silver. 1904 bronze Indian head cent. 1935 copper-nickel Buffalo nickel. You...

Coin Collecting: Value of Coin found, standard catalog of world coins, georgivs v dei gra britt omn rex fid
standard catalog of world coins, georgivs v dei gra britt omn rex fid, mint mark: Hi Greg, this bronze British half penny features King George V (1910-36) on one side and the effigy of Britannia on the other symbolizing the empire and mastery of the seas. The abbreviated Latin legend stands for By the Grace of God, Ruler and King of Britain,...

Coin Collecting: Value Of Coins From German East Africa, standard catalog of world coins, german east africa
standard catalog of world coins, german east africa, value of coins: Hi Leander, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. I believe the 2 Rupies is actually a 1/2 Rupie...

Coin Collecting: Value of coin, e pluribus unum, wing span
e pluribus unum, wing span, mint condition: Hello Camille, Morgan Dollars were minted from 1878 through 1904 and then again in 1921. 1888 is a common year with over 19 million coins made. Depending upon the condition of your coin, the value can range from $14 to about $50 if it is in mint condition...

Coin Collecting: Value of a coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, defender of the faith: Hi Mary, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. British King George V (1910-36) six pences contain .0895 of an ounce of silver until...

Coin Collecting: Value of coin, indian head cents, 1906 penny
indian head cents, 1906 penny: Hi Maria, 1906 is not a rare date for Indian Head Cents. In usual circulated condition it s worth about a dollar. If only very lightly circulated, it s worth about $5.00. A nice uncirculated one is worth about $25.00 I hope this helps, Dan ...

Coin Collecting: Value of coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, ebay: Hi John, king Carl (Charles) XI reigned over Sweden 1660-97. This is a 2 Mark coin that should weigh 10.4 grams and would contain .2321 of an ounce of silver. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of a coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, silver content: Hi Steve, there were 26.855 million minted in Berlin (A) that year, more than all of the other 6 mints put together. Value depending on wear may range from the silver content up to maybe $5-$10 at best, depending on demand. The Catalog that I mentioned earlier...

Coin Collecting: Value of a coin, couple dollars, ebay
couple dollars, ebay, nickle: Hi Lou, It s impossible for a real coin to have dates that far seperated. The dies are destroyed as they are used up. What you have is a privately manufactured novelty item, known as a magician s coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the...

Coin Collecting: Value of coin, standard catalog of world coins, united states coins
standard catalog of world coins, united states coins, ebay: Hi Marcia, Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. This Walking Liberty half may have a D or S mintmark to the left of the rock the eagle is on. It contains .3618 of an ounce of silver so value,...

Coin Collecting: Value of coin, gold color, euro cent
gold color, euro cent, nederlanden: What you have is a current 10-cent coin from the Netherlands Euro coinage. A group of countries (over 12 now) have the same standards for coinage (based on the Euro) now (1-cent, 2-cent, 5-cent, 10-cent, 20-cent, 50-cent, 1 Euro, 2 Euro). One Euro is worth...

Coin Collecting: Value of coin callection, 24 coins, liberty coins
24 coins, liberty coins, silver bullion: Value depends on demand as well as the date, mintmark, number minted and condition of the coins including amount of wear (grade), damage or cleaning. You can find some current estimated values at this site: http://www.pcgs.com/prices/frame.chtml?type=date&filename=walking_liberty...

Coin Collecting: Value of a coin, washington quarters, rare dates
washington quarters, rare dates, monetary value: Hi James, Thank you for your question. While 1935 is an early date for Washington quarters, it s not one of the rare dates. In circulated condition, it s worth about $2 A nice uncirculated one is worth about $20 I hope this helps, Dan ...

Coin Collecting: Value of coins, value of coins, peace dollar
value of coins, peace dollar, half dollar: HI CINDY, I DON T DO VALUES WITHOUT SEEING THE COIN, BECAUSE CONDITION DETERMINES IT VALUE. I CAN TELL YOU THEY ARE ALL WORTH MORE THAN FACE VALUE. THE PEACE DOLLAR IS ABOUT $10 IN WORN GRADE AND IT S A COMMON PEACE DOLLAR. I HOPE THIS HELPS AND THANKS FOR...

Coin Collecting: Value of these coins, sir francis drake, queen elizabeth ii
sir francis drake, queen elizabeth ii, standard catalog of world coins: Hi Patrick, collector value depends on amount of wear that a coin has. There were 229.3 million of the aluminum-bronze Mexican 1000 Pesos coin featuring the 17th century poet (http://eu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juana_de_Asbaje) minted that year and it may be worth...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of coins, bill nagel, value of coins
bill nagel, value of coins, silver coins: I do not know any one near you. The best I can recommend is Arnie Saslow in South Orange (973-762-1588), Bob Avena in Vineland (856-794-1600), Rick Sear in Maywood (201-207-8943) or Bill Nagel in Lincroft (908-415-1248). These guys are all honest men...

Coin Collecting: Value of my coins, standard catalog of world coins, suid afrika
standard catalog of world coins, suid afrika, unity is strength: Hi Barend, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Values below are estimates of the coins with heavy,...

Coin Collecting: Value of coins found in safety deposit box, buffalo head nickel, peace silver dollar
buffalo head nickel, peace silver dollar, mint mark: Hello Betty, These are all common coins most collectors already have the in their collection. Here is a range of values for your coins in grades from 8 to 50 on the 70 point grading scale. 1924 Liberty Peace Silver Dollar is valued...

Coin Collecting: Value of coins, zinc coated steel, value of coins
zinc coated steel, value of coins, liberty dime: Hi Ron, The 1836 Half Dollar can range from $30 and upto $500 in Mint Condition. A decent example is worth about $60 The 1943 penny is zinc coated steel (copper was used in the war effort) they are only worth a few cents each. The 1850 dime is anywhere...

Coin Collecting: Value of a dollar?, value of a dollar, misalignment
value of a dollar, misalignment, dollar bill: Hi Tara, this is a misalignment error. Is any of the design missing or is any of the design of the next note included on this note? Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector...

Coin Collecting: Value of face value $20.00 in libriea, bullion coins, pawn shop
bullion coins, pawn shop, lawniczak: Hello, Bobbi, I don t know of this specific piece but several other governments have issues bullion coins and it sounds like this is one from Liberia. These modern bullion coins generally have the value of the bullion they contain. Yours is essentially 100%...

Coin Collecting: Value, and history if possible?, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, greek author: Hi Kyle, this is a Greek 50 Drachmes coin made of nickel-brass. There were 23.589 million minted that year of a design used 1986-2000. It features Homer, the famous ancient Greek author. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number...

Coin Collecting: Value of Indian coin, standard catalog of world coins, india rupee
standard catalog of world coins, india rupee, lotus flower: Hi Shashi, this British India rupee featuring Queen Victoria (1837-1901) should weigh 11.66 grams if genuine and contains .3438 of an ounce of silver. Collector value depends on amount of wear and may range from about $5 to maybe $25. It should have a small...

Coin Collecting: Value of a Jefferson Nicket Collection B Head, buffalo nickels, buffalo nickel
buffalo nickels, buffalo nickel, jefferson nickel: If your set includes all the coins minted at all 3 mints -- Philadelphia Denver and San Francisco -- for all the years listed, then it s value is about $100 The F on the buffalo nickel is the designor s initial (James Fraser) and is on all buffalo nickels....

Coin Collecting: Value of Mexican Coins, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, mexican coins: Hi Bill, Value depends mostly on amount of wear, scarcity and amount of demand for it. These pesos are made of copper-nickel and feature Jose Morelos, a design used 1970-83. There were 117.9 million minted in Mexico City in 1979 and 332.6 million in 1980....

Coin Collecting: Value of Mexican coin 1904, standard catalog of world coins, excellent condition
standard catalog of world coins, excellent condition, denomination: Hi Russell, Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. The 5 centavos contains .0393 of an ounce of silver. It is likely worth a dollar or less but depends on wear and mintmark (letters above the...

Coin Collecting: Value/market question, mint error coins, buffalo nickel
mint error coins, buffalo nickel, splitting hairs: Hi, I am probably the wrong person to ask about die rotations, it is an area that I really don t agree with. I think it is splitting hairs, but there are many out there who do collect these. My suggestion is to contact members of CONECA These are nickel...

Coin Collecting: Value of Netherlands coins, standard catalog of world coins, dutch island
standard catalog of world coins, dutch island, hi mary: Hi Mary, Value depends on the amount of wear. The Dutch island of Curacao issued silver 1/10, 1/4 and 1 Gulden coins that year. The Netherlands issued silver 10 and 25 cents coins as well as 1 Gulden. They also have a P, D or S because they were minted in...

Coin Collecting: Value of my note, standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money
standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money, value estimates: Hi Barend, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. There have been so many made that only the uncirculated ones (no wear) have any significant value above face...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of an old coin, old coins, mint condition
old coins, mint condition, old coin: Hi Christy, Mint condition means brand new . The coin would lokk like it was made yesterday and there would be no wear on the coin. It can have tarnish, that s fine but if there are signs of lettering missing or flat spots, the coin is not mint. Regards,...

Coin Collecting: Value of old US currency, confederate states of america, civil war currency
confederate states of america, civil war currency, value of old us currency: Hi Norman, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. The 1914 notes had either a red or blue treasury seal with the former being worth slightly more. You might...

Coin Collecting: Value of an old note, standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money
standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money, glass frame: Hi Jess, I assume you mean a 25c note. This one s value depends on the signatures and whether Authorized by... is below the 25. Value may be $10+ depending on its condition. I have some paper money grading standards here: http://home.psknet.com/tbirde1/Grading/grading.html#PM...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of some older coins, old one dollar bills, paper bills
old one dollar bills, paper bills, reputable dealer: Lisa, Best thing I can suggest is this: Go to www.jandm.com (very reputable dealer) Click Catalog in the top left corner Choose Canadian as your currency Choose Canadian Circulating coins from the menu on the left And from there you can price your...

Coin Collecting: Value of penny collection, penny collection, d steel
penny collection, d steel, hi mary: Hi Mary, We come from the same era. I think every baby boomer had a penny collection, and still does for that matter. Unfortunately, unless they are in mint condition, they aren t worth too much. There is more value giving them to a child and starting...

Coin Collecting: Value of my penny, mint mark, state outline
mint mark, state outline, hi amy: Hi Amy, That state outline and PA were added to the coin after it left the Mint -- somebody stamped it onto the coin. This was done (by a private company) in sets of 50 (one for each state) and mounted on a display board as a novelty item. These whole...

Coin Collecting: Value of pre-1982 pennies, philadelphia mint, wheat cents
philadelphia mint, wheat cents, mint marks: Hello Doug, Thank you for selecting me for this question. The Copper Cent weighs 3.11 grams. And this is 95% copper prior to 1982 except for the war years. These if circulated sell in bulk (by the pound) to dealers for only about 2 to 3 cents each....

Coin Collecting: Value and rareity of Spanish coin dated 1789, standard catalog of world coins, toga style
standard catalog of world coins, toga style, spanish coin: Hi Rebecca, It appears to be a silver dollar sized Spanish-Mexican 8 Reales. That design features king Charles III (1760-1788). The F and M are the Mexico City mint s assayers initials. The Mexico City mintmark is an M with a small o over it. It should weigh...

Coin Collecting: Value of Silver Dollars, american numismatic association, value of silver dollars
american numismatic association, value of silver dollars, coin coins: Hello Shirly, Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being barely identifiable as a coin and 70 being the imaginary perfect coin. Coins taken from circulation usually fall between grade 8-VG (very Good)...

Coin Collecting: Value of Silver Liberty mint, liberty mint, troy ounce
liberty mint, troy ounce, silver rounds: Hi Jeff, Thank you for yuor question. What you have are considered to be silver rounds. Their value is based only on the one ounce of silver they each contain. Currently their value is about $7.40 each. As the price of silver changes, so will...

Coin Collecting: Value of several Indian Head Pennies, indian head pennies, grade mint
indian head pennies, grade mint, grade coins: Hello Marie, On Indian Head Cents if the date is unclear, the word LIBERTY is worn and the devices on the coin are that worn the value is rather low. Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. The Indian Head Cent can be roughly graded by the word...

Coin Collecting: Value of silver coins, value of silver coins, walking liberty halves
value of silver coins, walking liberty halves, mercury dimes: Hi Dave, First off, thanks for the recognition! You question is multipart. To begin with, some coins are only worth their silver content. Common pieces in circulated condition are worth about 4 x the face value. Coins like Walking Liberty Halves and...

Coin Collecting: Value of silver dollars, american numismatic association, value of silver dollars
american numismatic association, value of silver dollars, mint mark: Hello Grady, To get the value: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but the New Orleans and San Francisco Minted coins show a mint mark below the eagle (above and between the letters D and ...

Coin Collecting: Value of special notes, 3 zeros, currency conversion
3 zeros, currency conversion, currency crisis: Hello Luis, There is not much of a premium in post world war II notes. The demonetized notes like those of south America, the former USSR and post war Germany were made in the millions and never used. Here are some examples of how the...

Coin Collecting: Value of Unusual Coins, republic of the marshall islands, marianna islands
republic of the marshall islands, marianna islands, theme birds: Hello Matthew, These are not official US released dollars. They are made as a coin and sold as a collectable. But their value is questionable. They are usually sold as a novelty rather than a numismatic item. There is no one source that lists all these...

Coin Collecting: Value of my Walking Eagle?, walking eagle, half dollar
walking eagle, half dollar, accurate description: Hi Quincy, Just guesstimating, from your description, I would say your coin is probably about an XF grade. However, you should check out the following web page about grading your coin, and select the most accurate description of your coin : http://www.coincentric.com/WalkingLibertyHalfGrading.htm...

Coin Collecting: Value, dollar gold piece, mint mark
dollar gold piece, mint mark, quarter eagle: Dear Leigh Anne. The first coin is a 1915 Indian Quarter Eagle, that is $2.50 gold, is worth about $180.00 if it is uncirculated, and the 1892 Liberty Half Eagle, that is $5.00 gold, is worth about $144.00 in uncirclated condition. However, that assumes that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Values, mint officials, mint mark
mint officials, mint mark, denver mint: Hello Again, I haven t seen any myself but here is a statement made from some experts and newspapers so far. Extra Leaf Wisconsin quarter dollars continued to be found in scattered small quantities but no reports of larger finds surfaced as February...

Coin Collecting: Values, queen angel fish, queen elizabeth ii
queen angel fish, queen elizabeth ii, standard catalog of world coins: Hi Jewels, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Estimates below are with heavy, medium and light...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Values of Money, silver american eagle, bullion coin
silver american eagle, bullion coin, reply asap: Joseph, If it is only in Extra Fine condition, then it s only going to be worth the silver it contains. If uncirculated, it s worth about $14.00 If Proof, it s worth about $175.00 I don t know what else I can tell you without seeing the coin first-hand....

Coin Collecting: Values online?, coin dealer newsletter, gold coin values
coin dealer newsletter, gold coin values, greysheet: Hi Mark, There is no place online that you can get realistic dealer values for your coins -- they are all high retail prices. To get an accurate value for your coins you will need to use the same reference as the dealers use -- The Coin Dealer Newsletter...

Coin Collecting: Values, grade mint, mint state
grade mint, mint state, uncirculated coin: Hello Sissi, Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from 4 to 50 on the scale. Only a strictly Uncirculated coin can grade Mint State between 60 and 70. Only coins grading higher than Mint State 63 are valued high....

Coin Collecting: Various coins, mint mark, mercury dime
mint mark, mercury dime, brilliant uncirculated: Hi Michael, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Current values can be found here: http://www.pcgs.com/prices/...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Various coins, coin blank, mercury dime
coin blank, mercury dime, brilliant uncirculated: Michael, Yes that picture really clears it up for me. Your penny was struck on a broken die -- one that had worn to the point of having pieces break off of it -- just this side of being too damaged to use any more -- one of the last coins ever struck with...

Coin Collecting: Various coins from around the world, e pluribus unum, roman numberal
e pluribus unum, roman numberal, georgivs: Hi Colleen, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Values below are from the Standard Catalog of...

Coin Collecting: Various coins, liberty head nickel, winged liberty dime
liberty head nickel, winged liberty dime, mint state: Hello Michael, 1939-D Winged Liberty Head (Mercury dime) Any of these Dimes that look Uncirculated with absolutely no wear, bright & lustrous, never cleaned could be worth a couple dollars each. If you can, try grading the Winged Liberty dime from...

Coin Collecting: Vaule of $2.00 bill, precise signature, sean isaacs
precise signature, sean isaacs, catalogue value: Hello Jeri, and thanks for your note. The current catalogue value on your notes would be between $10 and $13 apiece, if in pristine condition and depending on which Secretary signed the notes (either Dillon or Fowler). My guess it you would likely be offered...

Coin Collecting: VDB on the penny, bottom rim, david brenner
bottom rim, david brenner, victor david: Hello Jody, These are the initials V.D.B. Near the bottom rim. They belong to the Medalist (designer) Victor David Brenner who designed the coin for the 100 anniversary of Lincolns birth. They were removed from the reverse in 1909 but placede back...

Coin Collecting: Venezuelan gold coins, gold coins, world coins
gold coins, world coins, gold content: Hi Jenna, these unofficial Venezuelan gold coins are part of a series of Leaders of Venezuela listed in the book Unusual World Coins . Gold content depends on the size of each piece. What is the rest of the smaller writing on the pieces? Value depends mostly...

Coin Collecting: Venezuelan gold Mara coin, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, mint mark: Hi Maggie, the first is a 30.1 millimeters Venezuelan 60 Bolivares featuring 16th century Indian chief Mara. It should weigh 22.2 grams and would contain .6424 of an ounce of gold. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted...

Coin Collecting: Verification of Gold Coins; Other Two EIC Rupees, east india company, victoria queen
east india company, victoria queen, auction history: Hi Catherine, I suspected they might be patterns. I do not have any more new info I can offer but if you ask the Indian experts in the South Asia Coin Group (SACG) I m sure your find will excite and amaze them and they will be able to uncover more information...

Coin Collecting: Vermont quarter, proof coins, branch mint
proof coins, branch mint, cameo features: Hi Lou, The S is the mintmark, specifying that the coin was made at the San Francisco branch mint, and that it is a proof coin. The 1 has to be some kind of contact mark, or something stuck to the coin. Proof coins are made differently, as you...

Coin Collecting: Vermont State Quarter Flaw, vermont state quarter, word unity
vermont state quarter, word unity, couple dollars: Hi Charles, This is a relatively common error caused by a foreign substance (like machine grease) getting into the crevices in the stamping die. The grease in the crevice prevents the metal in the coin blank from flowing into the crevice, so that part...

Coin Collecting: Victoia One Penny, catalogue of world coins, queen victoria
catalogue of world coins, queen victoria, catalogue value: Hi Elizabeth, The Standard Catalogue of World Coins lists a mintage of 96,000 pieces for the 1882H Jamaican penny. Rarity is a matter of opinion. While 96 thousand is a small number compared to coinages of any big country today, it is not unusual for...

Coin Collecting: VOC 1790 COIN, dutch east indies, holiday in sri lanka
dutch east indies, holiday in sri lanka, bronze coins: Hi Dyl, Millions of these were made, so it is of almost no value ( $2). Historically speaking, these are very interesting pieces. These US 5c-sized bronze coins are duits ( cents ) issued by the Dutch East Indies Company ( VOC ) for use in the orient...

Coin Collecting: VOC coins, standard catalog of world coins, dutch coins
standard catalog of world coins, dutch coins, ceylon: Hi Adrian, Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. I would need more details and or pictures for these. If you have pictures you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. 1) good condition...

Coin Collecting: VOC coins in America, colonial coins, american soil
colonial coins, american soil, portugeuse: Hi Vance, Unfortunately, I m not familiar with this area so there isn t much that I can help with. Here s what I can tell you though: 1. Coins were in short supply in Colonial America, and generally any coin could be passed off, let it be British, Spanish,...

Coin Collecting: VOC coins, standard catalog of world coins, united east india company
standard catalog of world coins, united east india company, east india company: Hi Andrew, these are copper duits from the Dutch United East India Company possessions (Indonesia). The 1790 duit with the star is from the Dutch province of Utrecht and may be worth from about .50 to maybe $10 depending on amount of wear. The other coin is...

Coin Collecting: my v head nickel, grading services, nines
grading services, nines, nickel: HI MONA, MY BOOK DOESN T LIST ANY 1911 V-NICKEL WITH TWO SMALL NINES, BUT IT COULD BE ONE OF MANY VARIETIES FOR THIS SERIES OF COINS. I DON T DEAL WITH VARIETIES, BUT YOU COULD SEND IT TO ONE OF THE GRADING SERVICES TO HAVE THEM CHECK IT FOR A VARIETY....

Coin Collecting: valuable coins, dollar gold piece, dollar gold coin
dollar gold piece, dollar gold coin, seated liberty dollar: Hello Evan, Here is a current list of the most valuable and rare coins according to the market. Also they are heavily counterfieted, beware of anyone selling them without certification. And beware of all the recent copys made in silver for publicity. ...

Coin Collecting: Is this valuable, san francisco mint, copper alloy
san francisco mint, copper alloy, souvenier shops: Hello Mel, This is a Mint Medal or Token. They were sold in the Souvenier Shops at the mints, and included in Mint Sets as Purchased from the government. Yours is probabally bronze or copper alloy. It is from the San Francisco Mint. The Medals they...

Coin Collecting: valuation, wheat penny, united states coins
wheat penny, united states coins, uncirculated condition: Hi Mary, collector value depends on how many were made with that date, the mintmark (if any) and the amount of wear the coin has. There were over 1.4 billion 1944 cents made in Philadelphia (no mintmark letter below the date), 430 million in Denver (D) and...

Coin Collecting: valuation of a coin, standard catalog of world coins, king gustaf
standard catalog of world coins, king gustaf, copper nickel: Hi Craig, this is a Swedish copper nickel clad copper 1 Krona (100 ore=1 Krona) featuring king Gustaf VI (1950-73). Collector value depends on amount of wear and this one may be worth up to about $1. There were over 25 million minted that year. You might also...

Coin Collecting: valuation, ounce of gold, price of gold
ounce of gold, price of gold, time alan: It may be a gold sovereign (one pound) if it is 22 millimeters (7/8 inch). If it is genuine it would weigh 7.988 grams and would contain .2354 of an ounce of gold. There were 21,000 minted in only Proof condition that year and it may be worth about $150-$200...

Coin Collecting: value, carson city nevada, mint mark
carson city nevada, mint mark, mint state: Hello Rose, Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being barely identifiable as a coin and 70 being perfect. Coins taken from circulation usually fall between grade 8-VG (very Good) and grade 50 (AU Almost...

Coin Collecting: value, indian head penny, silver certificate
indian head penny, silver certificate, careful inspection: Hello Anne, The $5.00 note is not uncommon. Depending on things like stains and folds it s price will change drastically. There is a premium paid by some collectors for the repeater notes but it is up to the individual interest of the buyer, not a set...

Coin Collecting: the value, copper pennies, hylas
copper pennies, hylas, worth thousands: Pennies mined in 1943 were made of steel, however a few dozen were made of copper and are worth thousands of dollars. 1943 is the only year that were made of steel with the exception of a few 1944 that were steel by mistake instead of copper. Copper pennies...

Coin Collecting: what is the value, lincoln penny, novelty pieces
lincoln penny, novelty pieces, lawniczak: Brenda sorry, but the answer is no (other than as a cent). There were made in some numbers as novelty pieces and sold to the public for 50 cents to a dollar or so. I really haven t seen any after market for them develop. If you go to www.ebay.com and do...

Coin Collecting: value, sean isaacs, bank of canada
sean isaacs, bank of canada, shilling: Hello Don, and thanks for note. Not sure if you are refering to a single note or trio, however there are a great many varieties of these notes and I would need some further details. If possible, can you let me know: whether this is one or more notes; whether...

Coin Collecting: value, standard catalog of world coins, georgivs v dei gra britt omn rex fid
standard catalog of world coins, georgivs v dei gra britt omn rex fid, worldwide empire: Hi Diane, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This bronze British penny features King George...

Coin Collecting: What is the value of my 1848 5 lire italiane coin?, canadian loonie, 5 lire
canadian loonie, 5 lire, gold coin: Hi Tanya, I can t find this in any of my references. 5 lire would be equivalent to a dollar, so it would have to be either a silver-dollar sized silver coin, or a gold coin smaller than a dime. Your size is suggestive of perhaps a 2 lire coin. Did you take...

Coin Collecting: value of 1899 liberty double eagle, mint mark, gold liberty
mint mark, gold liberty, us mint: The MM is this case makes no difference. While I can appreciate that you have an opinion on the coins grade, I have never seen a $20 gold peice in that fine a condition and I have been a professional coin dealer for 40 years. With that said, your coin is probably...

Coin Collecting: value of 1939 deutche reich 2 ; w/ face of Paul Von Hindenburgh, mark coins, hindenburgh
mark coins, hindenburgh, coin dealer: Hi Lee, Retail value for a typical circulated piece would be about $5. Many millions of these silver 2 mark coins are in the market, so while interesting, they are inexpensive and obtainable with little searching. (Any world coin dealer should have one,...

Coin Collecting: value of 1950 almost uncirculated five dollar bill, dollar bill, face value
dollar bill, face value, stains: Hi Randy, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. There have been so many made that only the uncirculated ones (no wear) have any significant value above face...

Coin Collecting: What is the value ?, collectible coin, interested buyer
collectible coin, interested buyer, susan b anthony dollar: Hi Steve, Thank you for your question. Being gold plated, your coin has now become more of a novelty item than a collectible coin. The value of the gold in the plating is no more than a few cents. Being as such, then if it comes in a nice presentation...

Coin Collecting: value?, mint error, lincoln penny
mint error, lincoln penny, san franscisco: Unless there is a type of a mint error in the coin s design or making then it is only worth about $1 at best (if its shiny like new). There were over 64 million made in San Franscisco that year, a lot less than other years but still plenty that demand hasn...

Coin Collecting: value, hylas, exact number
hylas, exact number, retail value: Hello Ann, Depending upon the condition of the coin, an 1845 US Half Cent has a retail value starting at $500 and going up from there. Without seeing the coin, I can t give you an exact number. If you are interested in selling it, I would need to see it...

Coin Collecting: What's the value?, standard catalog of world coins, search ebay
standard catalog of world coins, search ebay, mint mark: Hi Paula, value depends on the amount of wear on the coin as well as which mint mark and assayers initials it has on it. If your coin is from the Mexico City mint then it should have an M with a small o over it and the assayers initials are probably FF. If...

Coin Collecting: value, coins, angelina
coins, angelina, price guide: HI ANGELINA, I DON T GIVE APPRISSAL ON COINS I CAN T SEE AND GRADE PROPERLY. THE CONDITION OR GRADE OF THE COIN DETERMINES THE COINS VALUE. IF YOU GO TO WWW.PCGS.COM THEY HAVE A SECTION ON THE PRICE GUIDE OF DIFFERENT COINS IN THERE DIFFERENT CONDITIONS OR...

Coin Collecting: value, u s mint, coin collectors
u s mint, coin collectors, coins: Hello Gina, I have seen these items before. These coins are a novelty made with a regular cent and re-stamped with another machine after it left the U.S. Mint. Unfortunately this has no collector value. Coin collectors want pristine unadulterated coins...

Coin Collecting: value, american numismatic association, liberty head dimes
american numismatic association, liberty head dimes, 1916 d mercury dime: Hello Aloha, Thanks for selecting me for your answer. Nobody throws away money. It seems to continue to change hands and be stored away. Although you might not realize it there are many millions of these 90% Silver Winged Liberty Head dimes around....

Coin Collecting: value?, mint mark, united states coins
mint mark, united states coins, guidebook of united states coins: Hi Jackie, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This 90% silver quarter contains .1809 of an ounce...

Coin Collecting: value of authentic coin, thous, assayer
thous, assayer, couple dollars: Hi Jane, Most likely this is one of the many thousands of copies that exist out there -- especially if it says 800 THOUS when it s supposed to say 880 or 887 THOUS. Copies of these have been being made for 100 years -- value it at a couple dollars. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin appraisers, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, slaying the dragon: You might first try the Yellow Pages under Coin Dealers for more local and accessible shops. http://yp.netscape.com/main.adp?_dirnamesearch=coin+dealer&_diraction=catsearch&_dircity=Austin&_dirstate=TX&_dirlat=302669&_dirlong=-977428&_dirzip=&_dby=&_dircat=&_dirnamesearch=&_diraddress=&_dirdma=27&_dirpid=&x=0&y=0...

Coin Collecting: value of a blank coin, mint error, wheat penny
mint error, wheat penny, good chance: I would need to see your coin to determine if it was done that way at the mint, or altered after it left the mint. One way you can tell is by weight. If it weighs less than 3.11 grams, odds are that it has been altered and has no collector value. If...

Coin Collecting: value of a certain coin, walking liberty halves, mint mark
walking liberty halves, mint mark, ebay: Hi Andrea, Value depends on the amount of wear and possibly the mint mark letter, if there is one (an S to the left of the rock the eagle is on). There were 4.55 million Walking Liberty halves minted that year in San Francisco and 9.167 million minted in Philadelphia...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, mercury dimes, mercury head
mercury dimes, mercury head, mint mark: Hi Ruth, Thank you for your question. The W you see on the front of the coin is actually an A/W monogram for the designer s initials -- Adolph Weinman. This monogram appears on all Mercury Dimes. The mintmark -- either a D , an S , or nothing --...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, ebay: Hi Paula, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark, number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This German 2 or 5 Reichsmark features ex-prime minister...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, dei gratia: Hi Karen, what size is the coin? Is it copper or silver If you have pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, e pluribus unum, morgan silver dollar
e pluribus unum, morgan silver dollar, mint mark: Hello Alexandra, I believe you are describing a Morgan silver dollar. What you need to do is look under the eagle, under the wreath that surrounds the eagle to see if there is a mint mark of O or S. If there is no mint mark the average value of your coin...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, jefferson nickels, nickel
jefferson nickels, nickel, stan: Hello Justin, The value of a circulated 1957 is $.05. Jefferson nickels can still be found in circulated dated 1938 to 2007. Perhaps you would like to start a collection of Jefferson nickels and see how many older Jefferson nickels you can find. ...

Coin Collecting: value of a coin, standard catalog of world coins, king carl xvi gustaf
standard catalog of world coins, king carl xvi gustaf, carl xvi gustaf: Hi Deeann, this copper-nickel Swedish 1 krona featuring King Carl XVI Gustaf (1973+) is worth about 14.5c U.S. Collector value depending on wear may be up to about .25. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures,...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, liberty quarter, hermon
liberty quarter, hermon, macneil: The M is the designer s initial -- Hermon MacNeil -- and is on every Standing Liberty Quarter. If you flip the coin from top to bottom, the eagle should remain upright, this is normal. If flipped from side to side, it should then be upside-down. If...

Coin Collecting: value of my coin, barber dime, liberty head
barber dime, liberty head, stan: The coin you have in good condition is valued around $1.00. Grades are important in the value of the coin. Your particular coin is graded by the number of letters visible in the head band LIBERTY . www.uscoinbook.net -Buying and selling all US Coins since...

Coin Collecting: value of a coin, whig party, advertising promotions
whig party, advertising promotions, death dates: Hi Daniela, Thank you for your question. You have one of the tokens given out in one of any number of advertising promotions over the past 30-40 years. There have been many businesses over the years who have given out tokens like this, as part of Presidential...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, napoleon iii: Hi Tanya, if genuine this 20 Francs coin would weigh 6.45 grams and contain .1867 of an ounce of gold. There were 2.9 million minted in Paris (A mintmark) and 4.5 million minted in Strasbourg (BB mintmark) in 1867 during the reign of Napoleon III (1852-70)....

Coin Collecting: value of coin, american numismatic association, mint mark
american numismatic association, mint mark, coin shops: Hello Anthony, Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it is sometimes easier letting another collector look at them, and even coin shops will help for free. In each series of coin type like...

Coin Collecting: value on a coin, e pluribus unum, american numismatic association
e pluribus unum, american numismatic association, mint mark: Hello Sandra, First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but the New Orleans and San Francisco Minted coins show a mint mark below the eagle (above and between the letters D and O in the word DOLLAR)....

Coin Collecting: value of this coin, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, mint mark: Hi Frank, this Mexican copper-nickel 50 Pesos coin minted 1984-92 features Benito Juarez, independence leader and president. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benito_Juárez Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, philadelphia mint, wheat penny
philadelphia mint, wheat penny, mint mark: Hi Joe, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. It may, or may not, have a D or S mintmark below the...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, gold bullion, gold content
gold bullion, gold content, gold gold: Hi Doreen, It appears that you have an Austrian 1915 100 corona restrike. It is a gold bullion piece has has been re-struck for many years using the same 1915 date. Its value is based on its gold content, which is .98 oz of pure gold. Gold prices fluctuate,...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, ebay: Hi Paula, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark, number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This German 2 or 5 Reichsmark features ex-prime minister...

Coin Collecting: the value of coin cleaning, dish soap, mild dish
dish soap, mild dish, scratch marks: Cleaning dirt/grime off coins with a mild dish soap, as long as you don t do any harsh scrubbing, is generally acceptable. However, using anything abrasive, or anything that causes a chemical reaction, is generally not acceptable. Changing the color or...

Coin Collecting: value of coin and paper one dollar bill, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, perfect shape: Hi Christine, the Netherlands 5c coin is made of copper-nickel and there were 4.2 million minted that year of a design used 1913-40. There should be an orange tree sprig in the center on the other side. Collector value depends on amount of wear and this one...

Coin Collecting: value of my coin, mint state, columbian exposition
mint state, columbian exposition, grading company: Hello Chris, They were made in 1892 and 1893 for the first US Worlds Fair, in Chicago. The coins were made and sold to offset the cost of the fair. They usually sell for from $5 to $35 dollars depending on the state of preservation of the coin. ...

Coin Collecting: value of these coins ..., rome mint, copper nickel
rome mint, copper nickel, tree values: Values depend on the amount of wear a coin has. You might also try a library for a copy of the Srandard Catalog of World Coins. 1. Mexico, 1 ounce silver 99.9% pure, worth its weight in silver or maybe a dollar above it. 2. Israel, 1 Lirah, (1967-80),...

Coin Collecting: value of two coins, barber quarters, two coins
barber quarters, two coins, charles barber: Hi Lorraine, What you have are known as Barber Quarters. So named after the designer, Charles Barber. This type of coin s value is based on condition. Average circulated coins are worth about $5 each, however as the quality rises, that is less wear and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of two coins, origin value, two coins
origin value, two coins, gold coins: Yes, they are Portugal. Now we must determine what denomination they are which we will do by size. Those that are the size of a dime would be 1/2 Escudo, Nickel size would be 1 Escudo, Quarter size is 2 Escudo and Half Dollar size is 4 Escudo. The 1756...

Coin Collecting: value of coins, standard catalog of world coins, value of coins
standard catalog of world coins, value of coins, mint mark: Hi Jennifer, they may be British 1 Crown coins. If genuine they should weigh 28.276 grams and would contain .8409 of an ounce of silver. What are the designs and writing on each? If you have pictures (not too big) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com....

Coin Collecting: value of coins, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, value of coins: Hi Mary, Does it have a D or S mintmark above the date? It contains .9677 of an ounce of gold. There are some on Ebay that you can compare against for current value (about $650+): http://coins.search.ebay.com/1925-20_Gold_W0QQcatrefZC6QQfgtpZQQfromZR2QQfsooZ1QQfsopZ1QQftrtZ1QQftrvZ1QQlopgZQQsabfmtsZ1QQsacatZ39467QQsaobfmtsZinsifQQsaprchiZQQsaprcloZQQsargnZQ2d1QQsaslcZ2QQsatitleZ1925Q20Q2420QQsbrftogZ1QQsofocusZunknown...

Coin Collecting: value of the coins below, standard catalog of world coins, hampshire quarter
standard catalog of world coins, hampshire quarter, united states coins: Hi Ivon, collector value depends on the amount of wear a coin has as well as the date, mintmark (if any), number minted and the demand for it. There were 9.5 million bronze 1912 10 centimes coins minted in Paris. Value may range from .10 with heavy wear...

Coin Collecting: value of coins, canadian quarters, value of coins
canadian quarters, value of coins, canadian quarter: Hi Emily, Thank you for your question. 1950 is not a rare date for Canadian quarters. There were almost 10 million of them minted. It is made of silver though. In circulated condition, it is worth its silver value -- currently about US$1.00 If...

Coin Collecting: value current mkt., silver spot price, excellent condition
silver spot price, excellent condition, zinc: Hi Tim, You have either an altered coin or a silver round. 1943 U.S. cents were made of steel, coated with zinc -- no silver at all. So if this is what you have, then somebody has altered it (perhaps silver plated) and added the usa silver to it....

Coin Collecting: The value of an Deutsche marked coin, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, indian currency: Hi Jelly, Value depends on amount of wear for this West German copper-nickel-clad-copper 5 Mark coin. It may range from about .50 with heavy wear to maybe $4 in original uncirculated condition. The Mark has been replaced by the Euro since 1999. You might also...

Coin Collecting: value of Elizabeth II Del Gratia Regina F. F. 1965, mint condition, coin dealers
mint condition, coin dealers, gratia: Hi Catherine, It s known as a Churchill Crown as it is a crown (5 shillings) coin depicting Churchill. Millions were made and virtually all are in mint condition. They can usually be purchased from coin dealers for $2 or less. I hope this helps...

Coin Collecting: value of german coins, standard catalog of world coins, german coins
standard catalog of world coins, german coins, mint mark: Hi Gary, collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. These West German coins have a mintmark letter above the denomination which may affect...

Coin Collecting: value of gold coins, ounce of gold, standing eagle
ounce of gold, standing eagle, united states coins: Hi Tracie, if genuine the $5 coin would weigh 8.359 grams and would contain .2420 of an ounce of gold. The $10 coin would be double those figures. Value depends on mintmark letter, if any, as well as amount of wear. You can get an idea of values here: Indian...

Coin Collecting: value of IKE silver dollars, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, mint mark: Hi John, if they are regular copper nickel clad copper dollars issued for circulation then their worth depends on amount of wear, mint mark if any, as well as collector demand. This could be anywhere from about $1 to $2.50 each. Bulk lots such as 1000 pieces...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of Liberty Gold Coin 1899, liberty gold, hylas
liberty gold, hylas, gold coin: You never told me the grade of the coin. If the coin grades MS-65 (GEM) it is worth now about $3,000 If it Grades MS-64 it is worth about $1100 and so on down the line. Without knowing the grade, if it is certified or not, or not seeing it, I can not make...

Coin Collecting: value on nazi coins, standard catalog of world coins, nazi coins
standard catalog of world coins, nazi coins, white rust: Hello Dieter. The value of the 1941 10 pfennig coin would depend upon the amount of wear it has, the min mark letter below the 10, and if it has any white corrosion on it. Zinc is notorious for developing the white rust that will eventually destroy the coin...

Coin Collecting: value of a nickel, pressing machines, couple dollars
pressing machines, couple dollars, ebay: Hi Cheryl, I didn t receive your email, but I probably don t need to. It s impossible for a genuine coin to have two heads, especially with two different dates. The coin dies only fit into the pressing machines at the Mint in a certain way -- heads...

Coin Collecting: the value of a nickle i found, word liberty, weath
word liberty, weath, nickle: Joanne, If well-worn, but still showing full rims on both sides and no worn-off letters, it is worth about $5.00 If the word LIBERTY is complete on the headband, it is worth $20.00 or more. If it only shows the slightest amount of wear, it will be...

Coin Collecting: value of paper money, ebay, paper money
ebay, paper money, face value: Hi Sam, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Collector value depends on date and condition of a note, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. The notes you have are not too uncommon unless uncirculated. The motto In...

Coin Collecting: value of my penny, lincoln kennedy, lincoln head
lincoln kennedy, lincoln head, couple dollars: Hi Palunga, These Lincoln-Kennedy pennies are novelty items that were mostly used as an advertising gimmick back in the 1970 s. They were normally glued to a card that had the Astonishing Coincidences between the two presidents listed, along with a...

Coin Collecting: value of penny collection, old pennies, coin folders
old pennies, coin folders, 1909 s vdb: Hi Mona, It sounds like it s been a very long time since those coins have had current prices assigned to them. Even in well-worn condition, the values for the coins you list are much higher than the prices you show. For instance a 1909-S VDB is worth...

Coin Collecting: value of penny struck on one side only, hylas, obverse
hylas, obverse, magicians: Hi Dan, The coin was altered. When a coin is struck at the mint, the obverse and reverse dies clash simultaneously with the coin blank between them, making it impossible for the coin to be struck one-sided. We often see items like this that are made for...

Coin Collecting: value of penny
HI PAT, YOUR PENNY IS WORTH MORE THAN ONE CENT. HOW MUCH MORE DEPENDS ON THE CONDITION OF THE COIN. IN G-4 OR BAD CONDITION IT LIST FOR $1.25 AND IN UNCIRCULATED OR NEVER USED CONDITION IT LIST FOR $25. I HOPE THIS HELPS AND THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...

Coin Collecting: value of plate, coin, metal collection, standard catalog of world coins, metal coins
standard catalog of world coins, metal coins, pat nixon: Hi Wayne,I have no info on plates. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Estimated values below:...

Coin Collecting: value me as you please, us mint, happy holiday
us mint, happy holiday, answering questions: Hello Tim, I found no record of your token, although it sounds familiar, I may have seen it in someone’s collection. And I know I have seen the Motto. Sorry I could not help I took a few days looking at catalogs and asking around for your answer, but...

Coin Collecting: value of a screwed up coin, interested buyer, couple dollars
interested buyer, couple dollars, coin show: It sounds like something happened during the stamping of the coin. Stamping errors are much more common than errors involving the coin dies, so I wouldn t expect the coin to be worth more than a couple dollars, if you can find an interested buyer. If...

Coin Collecting: About the value of a silver certificate & a $5 Note, crisp uncirculated, silver certificates
crisp uncirculated, silver certificates, uncirculated condition: Hello Tara, These notes are not rare and common in circulated condition. Only after the grade is determined can you use a price guide, or can it be properly appraised. The main Grades are FINE, EXTRA FINE and CRISP UNCIRCULATED. I saw in...

Coin Collecting: value on silver certificates, silver certificates, good shape
silver certificates, good shape, brief description: Hi Lisa, collector value depends on the condition of each note including folds, wrinkles, tears, etc. The first two are worth up to maybe $4 each if Uncirculated. The rest are worth up to about $2. The low prices are due to the fact that so many of each...

Coin Collecting: value of silver dollar from peru, standard catalog of world coins, silver dollar
standard catalog of world coins, silver dollar, excellent condition: Hi Rebecca, this is a Peruvian 1 Sol coin containing .4019 of an ounce of silver. Collector value depends on amount of wear and this one may be worth up to about $20. There were 75,000 minted that year. There were 173,000 of the 1914 1/2 Sol coins minted...

Coin Collecting: value of silver dollars from 1879 to 1890, value of silver dollars, rare dates
value of silver dollars, rare dates, morgan dollars: Hi Judy, Thank you for your question. Generally, common date circulated Morgan Dollars sell in the $8 to $10 range. If you send me a list of dates/mintmarks, I can check to see if you have any rare dates. The mintmark is located on the back, near...

Coin Collecting: value on silver dollars, mint mark, liberty design
mint mark, liberty design, seated liberty: Hello Angela, I need a bit more information for your question. Please check your coin dates and mint for a more accurate answer. The 1863 is a Seated Liberty design and has a large range of value depending on its state of preservation. Valued from...

Coin Collecting: value of silver proof sets, state quarters, silver proof sets
state quarters, silver proof sets, united states mint: Hi Michael, The current values you could expect to get from a dealer are : 2003 -- $20 2004 -- $25 2005 -- $28 2006 -- $28 I have no way of telling if these sets will go up in value in the relatively near future, but I don t foresee anything that...

Coin Collecting: value of world coins, standard catalog of world coins, international coins
standard catalog of world coins, international coins, mint mark: Hi Cathy, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. The following estimates are for heavy wear to no...

Coin Collecting: value, mint state coins, grade mint
mint state coins, grade mint, rough price: Hello Mary, This is a great find for you. I don t have the most up to date listing on this date in mint state Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to Almost Uncirculated (grade-AU50) on the scale....

Coin Collecting: what are the values of the coins?, standard catalog of world coins, buffalo nickels
standard catalog of world coins, buffalo nickels, mint mark: Sorry, I had to wait till I got home from work to send your answer. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. Possible values below...

Coin Collecting: values of silver certificates, one dollar silver certificates, ebay
one dollar silver certificates, ebay, stains: Hi Kala, Collector value depends on date and condition of a note, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains. You might find similar pieces on Ebay.com for comparison and it is also a good place to sell. The 1886 note could be worth about $150-$750....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: values and thoughts, 2 dollar bills, one dollar coins
2 dollar bills, one dollar coins, size currency: Well Tom the small bolls are still collectable the morgan dollars could be worth ALOT more depending on condition and mintmark which is found below the eagle on the reverse. And no the bank quit redeeming gold notes like you have in 1933 but Ebay is a good...

Coin Collecting: values, rare dates, indian head penny
rare dates, indian head penny, washington quarter: Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your question. Your coins are not from rare dates (for their series ). In the conditions you describe, your coins have the following values : 1) 1890 Indian Head Cent -- $1.00 2) 1944 Washington Quarter -- $1.00 (silver...

Coin Collecting: various british coins., e mail address, decimal coins
e mail address, decimal coins, british coins: Hi John, All of these pieces are common dates. Assuming that they re all well circulated pieces that were saved from circulation in the late 1960s (when decimal coins were introduced), virtually all of them are of relatively low value (ie. 10p-15p each)....

Coin Collecting: various coins, kennedy half dollar, 20 centimes
kennedy half dollar, 20 centimes, copper color: Hello Max, Assuming they re typical circulated coins, all are common (ie. 10-25c retail) coins with the following exceptions (retail in USD): usa, 1995 kennedy half dollar $0.50 (face value) usa, 1964 25 cent silver color $1.50 (silver value...

Coin Collecting: vaule of U.S. mint proof sets, coin dealer newsletter, u s mint
coin dealer newsletter, u s mint, proof set: Proof Set Values : 1968 -- $5.00 1969 -- $5.25 1970 -- $11.25 1971 -- $4.00 1972 -- $3.40 1973 -- $8.25 1975 -- $9.50 1977 -- $6.00 1978 -- $6.25 1979 -- $5.75 1980 -- $4.85 These are the prices listed in the current Coin Dealer Newsletter....

Coin Collecting: I've always been under the..., proof sets, centenial
proof sets, centenial, hylas: Hi, The rotation of the coins nor and nothing to worry about. However, the specks of red felt on the Ike dollar is a matter of concern. Eventually, the coin will tarnish in those spots, something you don t want to happen. Since the set is 28 years old...

Coin Collecting: I've always been under the..., mail order catalogs, mint products
mail order catalogs, mint products, u s mint: Hello B. Orr, These conditions do not add value to the coin sets. But on the upside will only lessen the value if it damages the coins. The U.S. Mint are the only ones that think they produce perfect coin sets. And they lead the public on with this impression....

Coin Collecting: verious coins, walking liberty half dollar, walking liberty half dollars
walking liberty half dollar, walking liberty half dollars, buffalo nickel: Hi Buzz, Here are the values : 1907-O Barber Half -- $7.00 1897 Indian head cent -- $1.00 1922 Peace dollar -- $7.00 1920 Buffalo nickel -- $1.00 1942 Walking Liberty half dollars -- $3.00 for the nice one -- $2.50 for the other one 1943 Walking...

Coin Collecting: vermont money, bisiness, issuing bank
bisiness, issuing bank, three dollars: Hello Ann, I have a listing or $3.00 notes. Under the Obselete/Broken Bank Notes section. So it may very well be authentic. Someone with experience will have to look at it. The issuing bank and serial number as well as the signatures can be checked....

Coin Collecting: vermont quarter, copper nickel, copper color
copper nickel, copper color, riddlers: Hello Tom, In the minting process, the blank that coins are minted from are cut from long strips of metal. Like a sandwich with copper nickel outter layers and the center metal is made of copper. This is what you see on normal coins. As the strips...

Coin Collecting: victoria silver 1890 coin ., standard catalog of world coins, victoria silver
standard catalog of world coins, victoria silver, slaying the dragon: Hi Florence, this sounds like a British Crown (5 shillings) featuring Queen Victoria (1837-1901) and Pistrucci s rendition of St. George slaying the dragon. If genuine it should weigh 28.276 grams and would contain .8409 of an ounce of silver. There were 998,000...

Coin Collecting: vlalue of coins, specimen coins, circulation coins
specimen coins, circulation coins, mark coins: Hello Mattie, The Susan B. Anthony was made in 1979 to 1981 and again in 1999. They were made at all three mints. The whole set consists of 11 circulation coins and 4 proof specimen coins. They are only collected in Mint State Grade by collectors...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Walking Liberty One Ounce Fine Silver Coin, morgan silver dollar, peace silver dollar
morgan silver dollar, peace silver dollar, dmpl: These are the grades of the coins stating with the lowest grade to the highest grade.The values are next to The Grade Here is the grading scale GRADE GRADE ABBREVIATION DESCRIPTION Poor PO-1 Identifiable date and type Fair FR-2 Mostly worn, though...

Coin Collecting: Walking Liberty Silver Dollar, liberty silver dollar, keen collector
liberty silver dollar, keen collector, morgan dollar: For the Walking Liberty Dollars. An Authentic one was only Produced from 1916 to 1947. The only dollar that was made in 1902 was the Morgan Dollar. There was no dollar produced in 1816. Are you sure these are dollars. If possible could you send me a picture...

Coin Collecting: Wartime Coinage, mint condition, hylas
mint condition, hylas, nickles: Hi Valerie, They are common but do have value. The Wartime nickels are part silver and trade for about 50 cents each. The steel cents are worth about 25 cents each. If they are in mint condition, they are worth more. They are the type of coins collected...

Coin Collecting: Washington coin or medal, president george washington, 1st president
president george washington, 1st president, george washington 1789: There are many different Washington medals like this, rangind in value from less than $1 to over $100. If you send me magnified pictures of both sides, I will check it out further to see what I can find. Send pictures to me at : Working.Man@usa.net ...

Coin Collecting: Washington Quarter, mint errors, mint mark
mint errors, mint mark, state quarters: Sorry Shawn but there has not been an authentic double-sided U.S. coin found in 40 years, and there has never been a 2-headed coin authenticated ever (only a couple 2-tailed coins). The way the coin dies are made, it s impossible for a heads-side die to...

Coin Collecting: WEST POINT COIN, states military academy, united states military academy
states military academy, united states military academy, mint mark: Hello Andrew, The 2002 West Point Bicentennial Silver Dollar Coin was designed by U.S. Mint Sculptor/Engravers James Ferrell (obverse) and John Mercanti (reverse). The obverse of this coin depicts the majesty and pride of the United States Military...

Coin Collecting: Weight, what is a troy ounce, troy pound
what is a troy ounce, troy pound, precious metals: Hello William, The Troy system is used in all Precious metals. The troy pound (5760 grains) is 12 Troy ounces per Troy Pound and each Troy ounce is 31.1035 grams each. The US Ounce weighs 28 grams and has 16 ounces to the pound. Please remember to go...

Coin Collecting: Weird coin... counterfeit?, american silver eagle, tiny scratches
american silver eagle, tiny scratches, dollar coins: Hi Gareth, Thank you for your question. I can tell you that your coin is not a regular issue U.S. Mint coin. There were no 1906 dated silver dollars, and the Silver Eagle design was not created until much later than 1906. Possibilities : 1) It...

Coin Collecting: Whats it worth?, kennedy half dollar, 1776
kennedy half dollar, 1776, decades: This is one of the most common dates there is for Kennedy Halves, because they minted them for 2 years (1975 & 1976). If the coin has been at all circulated, you may as well spend it -- it would take decades for it to acquire any collector value. Even...

Coin Collecting: Wheat Penney, liquid dish soap, wheat design
liquid dish soap, wheat design, wheat penny: Hi Cindy, That wheat penny is worth about 3 cents. As for cleaning coins, it is not recommended. If you are inexperienced at doing it, you will end up ruining any value your coins may have. You should not do anything more than a soak in warm water...

Coin Collecting: Wheat Pennies and Silver Certificates, wheat pennies, silver certificates
wheat pennies, silver certificates, safe deposit box: Dear Mr. Cline, Wheat pennies seem to be the one thing in life that everyone has but that doesn t mean that they have no value. There are a few dates that are worth some good money. If you want to take the time, look for the following dates: 1909-S 1914-D...

Coin Collecting: Wheat Pennies, wheat pennies, wheat pennie
wheat pennies, wheat pennie, grease: Without actually seeing the coin you have, I d say it has what s called a filled die error. These are created when grease, dirt and such gets onto the face of the dies from the machinery, blocking the details on the face of the dies. This prevents the...

Coin Collecting: Wheat Penny, mike byers, wheat penny
mike byers, wheat penny, family member: It is possible it could be either manually altered or was struck with 2 blanks in the press (causing only one side to be imprinted). I would really need to see it first-hand to tell exactly what you have. Try checking out Mike Byers website to see if...

Coin Collecting: Wheat Pennys, wheat cents, mint mark
wheat cents, mint mark, hylas: Hi Bud, The rarest no mint mark cents after 1944 would have to be the 1955 double die cent. For the most part, wheat cents after 1940 are not rare. The 1955 Double die was an error in which the coin was struck twice, the date is clearly doubled and visible...

Coin Collecting: Wheat pennies, wheat pennies, history of coins
wheat pennies, history of coins, retail values: Hi Bob, Generally speaking, in circulated condition, those wheat pennies are only going to be worth a few cents apiece, with few exceptions. You can see a list of RETAIL values here : http://www.numismedia.com/fmv/prices/lnccnt/pricesgd.shtml I...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Wheat pennies, silver dollar coins, liberty silver dollar
silver dollar coins, liberty silver dollar, r s yeoman: Hello again Donna, I do suggest you borrow or get a copy of A Guide Book of UNITED STATES COINS (Red Book) by R. S. YEOMAN has pictures showing the difference. Or if you can get to a Coin Show in your area I m sure...

Coin Collecting: Wheat pennies, wheat pennies, wheat ears
wheat pennies, wheat ears, genuine error: Hi Mark, 1958 was indeed the last year of the wheat ears cent. You might doublecheck the date with a strong magnifying glass to see if signs of alteration exist. You can also take it to any local coin dealers, shops or shows, to get opinions on it. And there...

Coin Collecting: Wheat penny with no face strike, american numismatic association, feeder mechanism
american numismatic association, feeder mechanism, lincoln head: Hello Diane, One cent blanks are one of the most common errors found in circulation. They normally sell for about $2 to $4 dollars each to error-coin collectors. If it is real it should weigh 3.11 grams. You state The wheat side has a good solid...

Coin Collecting: Wheat penny with mistake date, wheat pennies, 4 digits
wheat pennies, 4 digits, wheat penny: Hi Allison, Since wheat pennies were made from 1909 to 1959, there should be 4 digits to the date. Chances are that is only one digit, a nine, is visible that the other digits have worn off. It doesn t have any value other than 1 cent. Regards Joe Hyla...

Coin Collecting: Wheat penny with number printed on back, lincoln penny, wheat penny
lincoln penny, wheat penny, mid point: Hi Mike, Sorry but you just have an altered coin. Somebody with too much time on their hands stamped that number into the back of a regular penny. This was not done at the mint. As an altered coin, it has no collector value, Sorry, Dan ...

Coin Collecting: Wheatback penny, standard catalog of world coins, united states coins
standard catalog of world coins, united states coins, grading scale: Hi Melanie, there were 996.6 million minted in Philadelphia (no mintmark) that year. It amy be worth up to maybe .25 if it is only lightly worn or about $2 if uncirculated. MS67 is the highest level on the MS grading scale (http://home.psknet.com/tbirde1/Grading/grading.html#US)....

Coin Collecting: Widows Mite and Pieces of Eight/West Point Mint, silver bullion coins, widows mite coin
silver bullion coins, widows mite coin, www usmint gov: Hi Jennifer, If your coins are genuine their values would depend on their conditions and amount of wear each has as well as the demand for them. Comparison pieces can be found on Ebay.com: http://cgi.ebay.com/THE-LEPTON-OR-WIDOWS-MITE-COIN-KING-JAMES-BIBLE-JESUS_W0QQitemZ8417412594QQcategoryZ257QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Wierd '62 Nickel, new nickels, proof coins
new nickels, proof coins, proof coin: Hi Nic, Prior to 1968 all proof coins were minted in Philadelphia, hence no mintmark. In 1968 proof coin production was moved to San Francisco and the S mintmark was then added. Yes, the coin is made of the same material as a regular nickel, just...

Coin Collecting: Wierd coin dug while metal detecting, mint error, planchet
mint error, planchet, anacs: HI STEVE, WITHOUT SEEING THE COIN IT WOULD BE HARD TO DETERMINE A PLANCHET OR MINT ERROR. I DON T DEAL IN ERROR COIN, BECUASE THEY ARE FAKED ALOT. THE ONLY SURE WAY IF IT S A PLANCHET OR MINT ERROR IS TO SEND IT INTO THE GRADING SERVICE TO HAVE THEM CHECK...

Coin Collecting: Wierd Mexican Peso, standard catalog of world coins, magnifying glasses
standard catalog of world coins, magnifying glasses, peso coin: Hi Robin, whether the date was blundered or if it is just the style that makes it look so, it was minted in 1993. Other people have noticed the same thing. It is not an error but just the inept style of the numerals. There were 330 million of these minted...

Coin Collecting: Wisconsin quarter, mint officials, mint mark
mint officials, mint mark, denver mint: Hello Ernie, Lots of people saw this in the news. The cause of these extra leaves is uncertain. Mint officials who have examined photographs of the two varieties claim they are nothing more than random damage (gouges) to the two dies that struck...

Coin Collecting: World Coins, standard catalog of world coins, commonwealth of the bahamas
standard catalog of world coins, commonwealth of the bahamas, mint mark: Hi Lauren, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. All of the coins you list are worth about .10...

Coin Collecting: World Coins, world coins, francisco franco
world coins, francisco franco, republica de chile: Hi DJ, It appears that the collection is mostly (or completely) composed of modern world coins, likely saved from travels. The value is likely no more than 10p/25c for most pieces, so a dealer would most likely be uninterested. Your best bet would be to...

Coin Collecting: World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 half dollar, columbian exposition chicago 1893, columbian exposition chicago
columbian exposition chicago 1893, columbian exposition chicago, three coins: Hello Gloria, This may be the most common Commemorative coin issued. They made it for two years, 1892 and 1893. Value is set by its grade since it is not rare. If your examples have any problems like...

Coin Collecting: World's Columbian Exposition Commemorative medal, jean elsen, columbian exposition
jean elsen, columbian exposition, augustus saint gaudens: Hi Steve, I believe your medal is pictured halfway down this webpage: http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/5aa/5aa250.htm. Value would depend on amount of wear as well as demand. I haven t seen this attractive piece before so a value could only be based on another piece...

Coin Collecting: World Currency, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins
standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins, world currency: Hi Cindy, you are correct, banks only accept paper money. You could spend them in their native countries or sell them as a lot on Ebay.com. If you make a list by Country, Denomination and Date I d be glad to take a look. You might also consider donating them...

Coin Collecting: World coin identification books/software, standard catalog of world coins, coins of the world
standard catalog of world coins, coins of the world, online bookstores: Hi J., I highly recommend the Standard Catalog of World Coins . It covers all regular coins. There are 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th century editions. You d probably only need the 20th century edition. You should be able to obtain a copy at your local library,...