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Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error coin, mint error, planchet
mint error, planchet, scan image: Hi again Som, The best site I know of is http://www.worlderrors.com/ A couple of other useful sites are: http://minterrornews.com/priceguide.html (US coins only) and http://conecaonline.org/content/foreign_errors_vars.htm (world coins) Thanks again!...

Coin Collecting: French coin with Louis XVI on., knowledge area, french king
knowledge area, french king, winther: Hi Mike, I can zone in if you have a date. Rech Prenn suggests it is German, yet France and Navarre (that s what it s saying there) suggest French. I think we have a medallion rather than a coin here, so let me know if you have a date on the item. cheers...

Coin Collecting: Fridericus Borussorum Rex, relative range, german coin
relative range, german coin, history and value: Hi Susan, This is a silver one-third of a thaler (which is the European equivalent of a silver dollar) from the German state of Prussia. Rather than using quarters and halves, they preferred a system of 1/24, 1/12, 1/6. 1/3, 2/3 and 1 thaler. Despite the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1985 zinc penny, two pennies
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1985 zinc penny, two pennies

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Arabic coin?
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Arabic coin?

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin identity
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin identity

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Horseshoe imprint on penny, horseshoe, new england
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Horseshoe imprint on penny, horseshoe, new england

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Official Wildlife of the United States Solid Copper Medals, gmail, ebay
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Official Wildlife of the United States Solid Copper Medals, gmail, ebay

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: royal black knights of ireland token, royal black institution, orange order
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: royal black knights of ireland token, royal black institution, orange order, maple leaf

Coin Collecting: found an old penny collection, mint error, penny collection
mint error, penny collection, rare coin: Shain, The only thing in those dates is if you possibly have a 1944 D over S mintmark. Use a magnifier to look at the 1944-D penny to see if it looks like there could be an S underneath the D . It s quite rare, so you probably don t have one, but if...

Coin Collecting: gold coin, bows and arrows, gold neclace
bows and arrows, gold neclace, hylas: Hi Jill, I show no reference to a gold coin being minted that matches your description. Since you did not mention a denomination such as $5 or $10, I assume it is not ststed. If this is the case, it is not a coin at all. It is a bicentennial medal. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: gold coins, gold tokens, gold coins
gold tokens, gold coins, liberty style: Loretta: Thanks for the follow-up question. Sorry, I m unable to provide more information without seeing your item and/or photos. Your piece should be looked at by a professional to determine if it is real and it s worth. Please remember to go to the...

Coin Collecting: Horseshoe imprint on penny, 1988, cent
1988, cent, horseshoe stamp: Hi Sandy: Thanks for your question. You re right. This was done by someone after the coin left the mint. It is an interesting conversation piece, but has no added numismatic value. It s a mystery why this is done. Sometime people put initials or a name,...

Coin Collecting: Indian Half Eagle Mint Mark, 1915-D, US
1915-D, US, $5: Hi Patrick: Thanks for your question. On the Indian Head $5 gold, the raised mint mark, if any, is in front of the bundle of arrows on which the eagle is perched. With gold at over $1300 a troy ounce, Indian Head Fives in average condition will...

Coin Collecting: Japanese gold 20 yen coin, taisho emperor, yen coin
taisho emperor, yen coin, gold bullion: Hi Dave, This is indeed a 1918 coin (Taisho emperor, 7th year of rule), which is one of the more common dates from this series. From the side pictured I do not see any signs of wear at all. In fact, it appears to be a mint state coin. Of course, I have not...

Coin Collecting: kennedy half dollar, kennedy half dollar, hylas
kennedy half dollar, hylas, mint: It depends on if the coin left the mint like that or was altered after it left the mint. The coin must be inspected and weighed. A genuine coin weighs between 11.3 and 11.5 grams Chances are that your coin had one side polished off. Regards Joe Hylas...

Coin Collecting: LEGENDARY AIRCRAFT OF WW II
Janice, I found a website with them listed, and according to that website they were issued in 1991 and are each 1 ounce of silver : http://www.24carat.co.uk/frame.php?url=1991marshallislands24legendaryaircraftofworldwarii.html I believe they are seriously...

Coin Collecting: Leopold i 1860 coin, shiny luster, exact grade
shiny luster, exact grade, faceing: Hi Paula, This Belgian 20 centimes coin was only made for two years, 1860 and 1861. They are not particularly scarce in circulated grades and range from around $10 for a decent but used coin and go up to around $50 for one with only minimal wear. These coins...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln penny with 195 (no last number) S, 1950's, cent
1950's, cent, filled die: Hi Joseph: Thanks for your question. You have a filled die error. A filled die occurs when grease, dirt and metal particles compact into a die. The dies that strike coins are recessed so that when they strike a planchet (a metal blank), the metal of...

Coin Collecting: Ludwig III Grosherzog Von Hessen Funf Mark, funf mark, hesse darmstadt
funf mark, hesse darmstadt, accurate answer: Hi John, This is a 5 mark coin from the German state of Hesse-Darmstadt. This is one of the scarcer types. Condition makes a dramatic difference in the price of this coin. I have recently sold a couple for around $100 to $125 that were average examples. High...

Coin Collecting: liberty dimes, liberty dimes, mercury dimes
liberty dimes, mercury dimes, coinfacts: David, The mintmark would be located on the reverse, to the right of the word ONE. Most dimes do not have a mintmark -- that just means it came from the main mint in Philadelphia. Here s a picture of a dime with a D mintmark : http://www.coinfacts.com/dimes/mercury_dimes/1934d_dime_rev.jpg...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: lincon cent 1940, 1940, cent
1940, cent, two heads: Sam: Sometimes questions get asked about two-headed coins with different dates. It is possible for a coin to have two heads with the same date, but one of the images would have to be a mirror image, or reversed, and struck into the coin surface, rather...

Coin Collecting: luxemburg coin, coin buyers, ebay
coin buyers, ebay, mint condition: Hi Sherry, The alignment you describe is normal for this coin. This is called medallic alignment , where both sides are facing in the same direction. Most of us are used to coins that have coin alignment , where the two sides are in opposite directions....

Coin Collecting: Mercury Dime, Mercury Dime, no date
Mercury Dime, no date, error: Hi Karen: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. It s likely you may have a filled die. A filled die occurs when grease, dirt and metal particles compact into a die. The dies that strike coins are recessed so that when they strike...

Coin Collecting: Mis-cut $5.00 bill, 2006, $5
2006, $5, FRN: Hi Kelly: Thanks for your question. From the description, your bill sounds like one of the more common error notes. It s a cutting error, sometimes called a butterfly . Condition is very important. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted $20 U.S. Bill, 1996, $20
1996, $20, FRN: Hi Joe: Thanks for your question. This is a minor offset printing error. The condition of the bill and the amount of the error, along with the denomination make it likely to be worth about $35 to $50 to an interested collector. Most collectors concentrate...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted half dollar, copper strip, couple dollars
copper strip, couple dollars, half dollar: Pattie, That coin did not come from the mint that way. It is a manufactured novelty item known as a magician s coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the two pieces back together. If you use a magnifier and examine just inside the raised rim,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Morgan Silver Dollar, morgan silver dollar, carson city mint
morgan silver dollar, carson city mint, fake coin: John, You don t have any recourse, but the giver who purchased it may. A honorable dealer will inform the buyer that it is not genuine, and will take it back if not satisfied with the purchase, but I fear that anyone that would sell this type of item is...

Coin Collecting: mint mark, price of metals, mint errors
price of metals, mint errors, registered mail: Hi Elizabeth, Sounds like a die break or cud. It is an interesting error that occurs when a coin die cracks or chips - therefore leaving extra metal on the coin. A filled D would be only an interesting novelty - the area affected is just not large enough...

Coin Collecting: mis-stamped penny, 1999, cent
1999, cent, off center: Hi Daryl: Thanks for your question. It s hard to give you an exact answer with the information you provided, especially with a potential error coin. Always give as much information as possible and/or attach a photo. Things like the percent off center,...

Coin Collecting: money, hylas, san fransico
hylas, san fransico, copper: Hello, Steel cents are pretty common and trade for about 6 cents each in used condition. The one to find is the 1943 copper cent, that is worth up to $75,000 If this helped, please rate my answer and nominate me for Expert of the Month! Regards Joe...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Napoleon III Empereur coin, napoleon iii, great shape
napoleon iii, great shape, empereur: Hi Emily, the letter A is the mintmark showing where the coin was made and this one was made in Paris. In that year, 14 million were made at that mint so the value is low. In okay condition maybe $2. In great condition maybe $15. tahnks for the question...

Coin Collecting: napoleon iii coin
Hi Fay, this could go one of two ways. For starters, this is a common coin. K is the identifier for the Bordeaux mint, and in 1855 that mint produced about 11 million of this coin in total. In average condition it might be worth £1. In museum-state it could...

Coin Collecting: Odd Penny? coin, u s mint, penny coin
u s mint, penny coin, civil war token: Elliott, You have what s known as a Patriotic Civil War Token. These were privately made for merchants, to be used as pennies, so they could more easily make change for their transactions. This was partly done to express political sentiments, but mostly...

Coin Collecting: Official Wildlife of the United States Solid Copper Medals, resale market, ebay
resale market, ebay, questioner: Patti, As I explained to the previous questioner, unfortunately there is just no viable resale market for privately minted items like this. And having no precious metal in them, you cannot even sell them for bullion value. If you have the whole set,...

Coin Collecting: old coins, 1882, 1896
1882, 1896, half dollar: Hi Glenn: Thanks for your question. The value of your half dollars depends on the date and mint mark as well as the condition. The mint mark is found on the reverse of the coin directly below the eagles tail. In 1882 coins were struck for only Philadelphia...

Coin Collecting: old coins, patent medicines, old coins
patent medicines, old coins, purchase customers: Hi Wayne. This is not a coin, it is a token. In Victorian times, and well into this century too, many traders used to issue their own tokens to be traded against their own goods. It was the equivalent of a sales promotion, or a coupon.Here s something I found...

Coin Collecting: old colns, walking liberty half dollar, mint mark
walking liberty half dollar, mint mark, liberty bell: Etta, The dollar is common -- they minted them for 2 years so there were a lot of them made -- no added value. The half dollar is considered a common date by collectors. However, it is made from silver, so it has a current silver value of about $6.00...

Coin Collecting: Panama 1966, 1/10 balboa, proof coin, dashes
proof coin, dashes, balboa: Hi Kathrin, There are actually only two varieties for this date. The other two are for a proof coin, which is a special strike that has mirror-like fields and frosted raised features. This is a regular strike, and appears to be the slightly better type 2...

Coin Collecting: Paper thin wheat penny?, 1950, cent
1950, cent, thin: Hi Sarah: Thanks for your question. It s always a good idea to provide as much information and a photo, if possible, especially when asking questions about errors. I ll try and answer as best I can, but if you want to ask a follow up question by providing...

Coin Collecting: Purchasing coins., hylas, allexperts
hylas, allexperts, coins: Hi Mason, Most people who ask questions on AllExperts or simply looking for a value, not to sell. Since I don t know what the coin was, I can not etll you if another example is available on the market. Sorry I couldn t be of more help. If you are looking...

Coin Collecting: penny, 1982, cent
1982, cent, different colors: Hi Dawn: Thanks for your question. It is hard to give you exact answer about your coin without either seeing the coin, looking at photos, or having additional information. I ll try and answer, but if you want to ask a follow up question and provide added...

Coin Collecting: Quarter error 1980, 1980, off center
1980, off center, quarter error: Hi Cancio: Thanks for your question. You have a off centered strike quarter. This would have a approximate retail value of between $10 to $20 to an interested error collector, depending on the the condition. Dated strikes are worth a little more. This...

Coin Collecting: RARE QUARTER???, two heads, quarter
two heads, quarter, rare: Hi Bailee: Thanks for the question. I ve answered this question, or a similar one several times before, but it seems that collectors keep finding them, and wonder if they are valuable. Your coin is likely a magic coin used to trick people when you...

Coin Collecting: Re: Brandon's Question of 1-8-10, medal, token
medal, token, value: Hi Steve: Thanks for your question. If your piece is about the size of a silver dollar, it likely is considered to be a medal rather than a token. Your piece may be from the Presidential Art Medals Presidents Series . In the early 1960s Presidential...

Coin Collecting: Russian money, shiny luster, gold bullion
shiny luster, gold bullion, russian money: Hi Anna, The value on these coins depends very much on condition. If the coin has signs of wear, it will be worth right around the gold bullion value, which is currently $160 (this coin has .124 ounces of pure gold and gold is trading at $1,240-$1,250 per...

Coin Collecting: rare coin?, trade tokens, us civil war
trade tokens, us civil war, civil war token: Hi Douglas, This is a US Civil War token. These were used as a morale booster for the public and were also accepted as 1 cent trade tokens by some people. There were many of these with various designs. The one you have is among the more common ones and value...

Coin Collecting: royal black knights of ireland token, black knights, coin dealers
black knights, coin dealers, freemasons: Hi Jake, This society is actually from Toronto, and is somewhat similar to the Freemasons. They were founded in 1912 and this medallion would have been made within a couple years of that, so 1912-1915 is a safe age for your token. Your piece is actually...

Coin Collecting: Silver 3 Marks 1911, 25th wedding anniversary, wilhelm ii
25th wedding anniversary, wilhelm ii, rare variety: Hello again Kathy, These are, as the coins say, from Wurttemberg, a large German state. They are made of silver and are the 3 mark denomination (drei = three). This is a commemorative type for the 25th wedding anniversary of the ruler and his queen. The...

Coin Collecting: Silver Coin, silver, round
silver, round, value: Hi Frank: Thanks for the question. Your description of the piece tends to verify that what you have could be a one troy ounce .999 Fine Silver Round. Many of these are struck with designs very similar to our U.S. coinage. They are a popular way to hold...

Coin Collecting: State Quarter
Todd, It sounds like one of the many thousands of plated state quarters out there. Purchased from TV, then later realized how worthless they are, the coins were then spent. You will need to have an expert examine it first-hand to be sure. Dan ...

Coin Collecting: sacagawea dollar, sacagawea, dollar
sacagawea, dollar, rare: Hi Tammy: Thanks for your question. Your coin is not rare. From Wikipedia: Sacagawea dollars began being minted in 2000 in accordance with the United States $1 Coin Act of 1997. These coins were made to replace the unpopular Susan B. Anthony dollar...

Coin Collecting: Very shiny ornate silver coin, silver pieces, riden
silver pieces, riden, german market: Hi Kathy, This is a commemorative German medal, celebrating 100 years of Oktoberfest (the big beer festival) in Munich (1810 to 1910). The value on such medals is around $50 to $75 on the American market and $75 to $125 on the German market. Non-silver pieces...

Coin Collecting: singapore coin, singapore coin, foreign coins
singapore coin, foreign coins, straits settlements: Hi Robin, Was the attribution that you got written on a holder or something like that? This is sometimes not correct, depending on who put it there. Any Singapore 10 cent piece, even the early Straits Settlements pieces under British administration, would...

Coin Collecting: Where to start, lincoln, cents
lincoln, cents, how to sell: Hi Andy: Thanks for your question. In my experience, the Red Book prices are usually higher than the sale price. This is a retail guide. Items often go for less on the Internet, unless they are rare or have a high amount of interest. I m guessing most...

Coin Collecting: Ten centavos Filipinas/back United States of American 1944, german coin, cash coin
german coin, cash coin, world war ii: You have a small collection of bring back coins. Usually there is paper money as well. We had ten million men overseas during the Second War, and they all brought back some local coins. Mostly they tend to be common stuff, but you never really know until...

Coin Collecting: ten new pence coin (1968), new pence coin, silver content
new pence coin, silver content, nickel: Hi Patrick, you are right on the value- it pretty much has none. If it were in best possible condition it might be worth twenty pence now but your chances of finding someone who d want to buy it are minimal. It is made of cupro-nickel (mix is 75% copper, 25%...

Coin Collecting: Unclad 1970 quarter, 1970, quarter
1970, quarter, partial plating: Hi Scott: Thanks for your question. It could be a real error or an altered coin. Weight, and thickness are key in establishing what you may have. A coin missing a clad layer is a possibility. It also may have been acid treated. From your limited description,...

Coin Collecting: unclad quarter, 1981, quarter
1981, quarter, missing clad: Hi Debbie: Thanks for your question. It s hard to give you an exact answer with the information you provided, especially with a potential error coin. Always give as much information as possible and/or attach a photo. Things like the size, weight, diameter...

Coin Collecting: unique 1902 indian head penny
Stan, It is possible that it could be struck on either a dime blank or a foreign blank -- we did mint coins for other countries. If so, it could be worth $1,000 or more. You need to get it looked at by an expert, and possibly get it certified. Check...

Coin Collecting: value of coins if any, value of coins, hylas
value of coins, hylas, alaska ak: Hi David, The penny was stamped after it left the mint, probably to be used as a souvenier somewhere in Alaska (AK). It has no value over 1 cent. As for the dime, when there is no mintmark, the coin was struck in Philadelphia. They didn t start adding...

Coin Collecting: $1, 2006, $1
2006, $1, FRN: Hi Sherry: Thanks for the question. Without a photo, or more of a description, it is impossible for me to say what you may have. Is the extra image of Washington as strong as the original? Is it backwards or in the same direction? Is there any extra numbers...

Coin Collecting: $1 bill, safety deposit box, silver certificates
safety deposit box, silver certificates, jennifer anderson: I would need more information. IS the whole front of the bill blue or just the seal? Silver certificates had a blue seal on the, printed 1957 and before. It could also be that the green ink has faded or been tampered with. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin Collecting: 1$bill canadian 1954, accurate price, dollar bill
accurate price, dollar bill, cereal: Hello Natalie, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a scan of your note? I would need to assess the grade to give you an accurate price plus there are several varities that I would need to look for as well which only can be...

Coin Collecting: 1 dollar bill, 2006, $1
2006, $1, FRN: Hi Elizabeth: Thanks for your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. Unfortunately, for a note to be considered...

Coin Collecting: 1 dollar bill, dollar bill, reply
dollar bill, reply, king george: Hello Tanya Thank you very much for your question. Would it be possible for you to send me a picture of your item? I would only need to see the front of the bill. That way I will be able to check for varities as well as assess the condition of your item...

Coin Collecting: 1 dollar star note miscut, 1985, $1
1985, $1, FRN: Hi Billy: Thanks for your question. I ve answered ones like this before. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. Unfortunately,...

Coin Collecting: 1 Rupeecoin dated 1876, India 1 rupee 1876 Type II
India 1 rupee 1876 Type II: Hi Nick, This is regular silver Rupee coin but without QUEEN in this type II. KM# 473.2 RUPEE 11.6600 g., 0.9170 Silver 0.3438 oz. ASW 1876(b) Dot 28,950,000 6.00 8.00 12.00 25.00 Note: Type A Bust, Type II Reverse Obv. Legend: VICTORIA EMPRESS ...

Coin Collecting: 100 1935D silver Certicate, 1935D, $1
1935D, $1, Silver Certificate: Hi Vicki: Thanks for your question. As with any collectible, condition is important. A recent issue of Paper Money Values magazine gives the following retail value information. The 1935D $1 silver certificate note has a retail value of about $10 in...

Coin Collecting: 100 Canadian dollar bill, canadian paper money, perfix
canadian paper money, perfix, bouey: Hello Irena, Thank you very much for your question. Canadian paper money, like most collectibles is based on rarity and condition. For instance, if you had two notes that were basically the same except one had folds and the other was crisp the crisp note...

Coin Collecting: 1744 P. Corneille Fontenelle N. Pousin Defaulis. F Coin, cornielle, pousin
cornielle, pousin, jetton: Hi Siobhan, This is a French jetton or medallion (non-monetary) commemorating the Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts in Rouen. Cornielle and Fontenelle are important figures whio hail from Rouen and Poussin, the famous painter, is associated with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1788 Mass cent, bishopville md, nail polish remover
bishopville md, nail polish remover, patina: Hi again Hugh, I would not try to clean this coin in any way. Most of these have been dug up from the ground, and this one is in decent and original dug condition. The most important thing is that the surfaces are original brown, which is what collectors...

Coin Collecting: 1790 guinea, image thanks, allexperts
image thanks, allexperts, dei gratia: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/2008/9/1790-Gold-Guinea-Spade.htm Hi Derek. Another expert has previously answered a similar question. Follow the above link and see if that helps. There are a lot of fakes of this coin about; check the...

Coin Collecting: 1805 large S/stamped and a token ( I think), 1805, large cent
1805, large cent, counter stamp: Hi David: Thanks for your multiple question. On the 1805 Large Cent, sounds like you have a counter stamped coin. This was done after it left the mint, and is considered an altered coin. A counterstamp was often a way of cheap advertising and was much...

Coin Collecting: 1827 Charles X H 5 franc, mint condition, charles x
mint condition, charles x, exact value: Hi K.C., If you would like an exact value, I would need to see a clear picture of the coin. You can attach one picture per follow-up question on this site. For now I can only give you a range of values in various conditions. This coin was made at La Rochelle...

Coin Collecting: 1837 One Cent coin, semi circle, time john
semi circle, time john, nickel: John, As my profile states, it s not possible for me to comment on specific coins without seeing them. At a minimum, I d need a clear picture of both sides of your coin to comment on it. How is it that you are certain your coin is solid nickel? Coins...

Coin Collecting: 1853 california fractional gold half dollar., 1853, 1/2 dollar
1853, 1/2 dollar, California: Hi Nathan: Thanks for your question. What you most likely have is a token rather than a coin. The actual coins are quite scarce and were first struck in the early 1850 s. There are hundreds of varieties and it is a very specialized field. They were heavily...

Coin Collecting: 1859 indian head cent, 1859, Indian
1859, Indian, cent: Hi John: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. Things like weight, thickness and diameter are important in trying to pinpoint what you may...

Coin Collecting: 1860 INDIAN HEAD PENNY, 1860, Indian
1860, Indian, cent: Hi James: Thanks for your question. Let s see if we can try to explain some of the possibilities for a color difference in your coin. It could be a different metal mixture, a plated coin, cleaned with some agent that caused it to change color or still...

Coin Collecting: 1876 Seated Liberty quarter, seated quarter, two dates
seated quarter, two dates, two heads: Hi Dan: Thanks for your question. I m guessing you have two separate seated quarters that were ground or cut in half and glued together. They are low grade, and if you look at them around the edge, you should be able to see where they were joined together....

Coin Collecting: 1886 estados unidos mexicanos 50 c coin, 50 centavos, coin coins
50 centavos, coin coins, mint mark: Hi Marjan, The value would depend on which mint and assayer amrks or on the coin. Coins with this date were minted in several Mexican cities and some are more scarce than others. The marks would be right after 50 centavos . For example, the coin in the...

Coin Collecting: 1890 silver dollar, nice patina, silver dollar
nice patina, silver dollar, magnet: I would guess it s real. I m fairly certain silver can be attracted to a magnet. Don t clean it or do anything with it. If circulated it s worth about $30. If uncirculated it can be worth over $50. Many times that patina can be very desirable for collectors...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1897 50 centavos mexicanos, 50 centavos, counterfeit coins
50 centavos, counterfeit coins, antique piece: Hi Sue, Ok, this is actually a genuine modern coin with an error. I though you had the 19th century 50 centavos (like the one in the picture I attached), but you have a 1997 50 centavos. There is a small error where the die that struck the coin was filled...

Coin Collecting: 1900 Deutsches Reich Funf Mark, funf mark, kaiser konig
funf mark, kaiser konig, wilhelm 2: Hi John, These Prussian 5 marks are not particularly rare and there were over 1 million coins made in 1900, but a nicely toned mint condition coin is quite a rarity. Without seeing a clear picture of it I can only give you a value range from $300 to $500+...

Coin Collecting: 1910 & 1911 Candian Five cent coins, old coins, mintage
old coins, mintage, grandmothers: Hello Nancy, Thank you very much for your question. When it comes to apprasing coins I would need to see a picture of your item to assess the condition. The value of collectibles is mainly assiocated with its rariety and condition. In many cases coins can...

Coin Collecting: 1911 King George V Australian One Penny, personal keepsake, love tokens
personal keepsake, love tokens, penny king: Hi Susan, This is a normal penny that was counter-stamped. This was a fairly common practice in many countries, mostly done by merchants as a means of advertising. Some, like this one, are love tokens, which bear the one or two people s initials and a...

Coin Collecting: 1917 cent, copper coins, silver copper
copper coins, silver copper, collectible world: Hello Judy, Thank you very much for your question. I have encountered a number of items like yours over the years. Sadly, most people who own these types of items have purchased them on EBay thinking that they are buying a truly odd and rare coin. Sadly,...

Coin Collecting: 1924 D peace Dollar, 1924-D Peace Dollars
1924-D Peace Dollars: Hi Bud, Yes, the D is for Denver. 1924-D Peace dollars in circulated condition are quite common. Average circulated pieces sell for about $23-25 Mint condition coins trade for anywhere from $35 up to about $300 depending upon quality. Regards Joe Hylas...

Coin Collecting: 1924 Liberty Peace Silver Dollar, 1924, Peace Dollar
1924, Peace Dollar, stamped 7: Hi Chaffee: Thanks for the question. From your description, and the photo you provided, it appears like you have an altered coin. It looks like someone used a punch-like tool on your dollar for some reason, and added the 7 after it left the mint. It is...

Coin Collecting: 1936 dime, mercury dime, half dollar
mercury dime, half dollar, hylas: Hello, The half dollar is only worth 50 cents. It was struck in 1976 to commemorate America s bicentennial. As for the dime, since it is silver, it is worth about $1.20. The D makes no difference in the value sinc ethe coin is in circulated condition....

Coin Collecting: 1936 Penny, 1936, cent
1936, cent, missing 1: hi William: Thanks for the question. Hard to say without a photo or actually seeing the coin. It could be a filled die and or a damaged or altered coin. A filled die is the result of dirt or grime, combined with lubricant caking onto the die surface...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 China Dollar, warm soapy water, chinese dollar
warm soapy water, chinese dollar, 4th anniversary: There s a sort of basic rule in the coin world, Melody, that says never ever clean a coin. Serious collectors can spot a cleaned coin and will have no interest in it. Like every rule, it can be bent. If you want to keep the coin then just immerse it in a little...

Coin Collecting: 1939 swiss 5FR confoederatic helvetica coin, mint condition, luster
mint condition, luster, purity: Hi Laura, This 5 francs is made of .835 purity silver and should weigh right around 15 grams for a genuine coin. The B stands for Bern, where the coins were minted. This type was made from 1931 to 1969, with a little over 2 million coins made in 1939. Value...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1940's 50 cent coins, silver content, bottom row
silver content, bottom row, 50 cents: Hello Dania, Thank you very much for your follow up. All the coins in the picture that you provided me are all essentially the same price and are essentially the same grade, give or take. All are on the lower end of the collectible ladder however they do...

Coin Collecting: 1943 Nazi Penny, Germany 1 REICHSPFENNIG 1943 D
Germany 1 REICHSPFENNIG 1943 D: Hi Kristen, KM# 97 REICHSPFENNIG 1.8100 g., Zinc, 17 mm. Obv: Eagle above swastika within wreath Rev: Denomination, oak leaves below Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1943D 91,629,000 0.15 0.20 0.50 6.00 7.00 Unluckily you have a very common coin so...

Coin Collecting: 1943 s copper penny, 1943-S Copper Cent
1943-S Copper Cent: Hi Steve, First off, see if it sticks to a magnet. If it does, it is copper plated. If it doesn t, that s good. Then look at the date again. Make sure that it isn t a 1948 that someone altered. Compare the 3 s on the copper coin with a steel coin....

Coin Collecting: 1944 penny & 1935 F series silver certificate $1 bill, 1944, cent
1944, cent, Masonic stamp: Hi Todd: Thanks for your multiple question. It is always wise to provide as much information as possible. Size, weight, thickness, and condition of your pieces are determined in part by these things. I m guessing your sliver cent is plated. I m further...

Coin Collecting: 1946 miss stamps ?, 5 dimes, junk silver
5 dimes, junk silver, plastic tubes: The coins with the burr were probably part of a bracelet that was soldered together. I have seen that many times. However without being able to inspect the coins, I can t guarantee that is what you have. As for the roll of 1993 dimes, they are only worth...

Coin Collecting: 1948 penny, 1948, cent
1948, cent, 1899: Hi Bruce: Thanks for your multiple question. Without photos or more of a description, I can t give you an exact reason for your 1948 cent. It may be an error or an altered coin. From your limited description, it sounds like you may have a coin with two...

Coin Collecting: 1950 $20 star, 1950A, $20
1950A, $20, FRN: Hi Greg: Thanks for your question. Grading your note is critical. A recent issue of Paper Money Values shows your piece to have a retail value of $70 in VF condition. Each star note is unique, as it is a replacement note for damaged or error notes. Star...

Coin Collecting: 1953 NYC Token (Uncut Y), 1953, token
1953, token, NYC: Hi Jim: Thanks for your question. I m not very familiar with the specific token, but I remember seeing them offered from time to time. I did find several sites on NY Tokens that may be of some help to you. See: http://www.nycsubway.org/tech/tokens/tokensmedals.html...

Coin Collecting: 1953 S Lincoln wheat cent, 1953S, cent
1953S, cent, mint mark: Hi Ed: Thanks for your question. Your coin is not that unusual, as many working dies were made to strike cents in the 1950 s, each having the mint mark hand punched. This would be considered a minor variation, with the S touching the date, and while collectible,...

Coin Collecting: 1953A $5 Note, 1953A, $5
1953A, $5, FRN: Hi Matt: Thanks for your question. Condition is a key factor in establishing value. A recent issue of Paper Money Values shows your note to have a retail value of $10 to $15 if it is in VF to EF condition. An Uncirculated bill would be worth around...

Coin Collecting: 1954 one dollar bill canadian, devils head, dollar bill
devils head, dollar bill, beattie: Hello Kevin, would you please send me a scan of the front of your note or even a pic would be fine as there are a few varieties with this series I want to be sure that you get the most accurate apprasial possible. Thank you very much and I look forward to...

Coin Collecting: 1955 s penny, 1955S, cent
1955S, cent, BIE: Hi Jim: Thanks for your question. Yes, this is a minor die chip error that is repetitive and at times becomes larger as the die breaks away. These are quite common on the 1950 cents, and referred to as BIE errors. They normally sell for $2 to $5 to interested...

Coin Collecting: 1956 Silver 1 Gulden Nederland, Netherlands 1 Gulden 1956
Netherlands 1 Gulden 1956: Hi Anna, Yes you have a silver coin. But i can tell that those coins are quite common and they have some value only in superb grades. KM# 184 GULDEN 6.5000 g., 0.7200 Silver 0.1505 oz. ASW, 25 mm. Ruler: Juliana Obv: Head right Rev: Crowned arms...

Coin Collecting: 1961 Single sided Penny, coin blank, ngccoin
coin blank, ngccoin, coin shop: Hi Joe, Do you know the old saying Don t believe everything you hear ? It doesn t happen all the time. When a coin is struck, the blank planchet (coin blank) is fed into the press. Simultaneously the obverse (front) and reverse (back) dies strike the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1963 Kennedy one dollar bill, 1963, one dollar
1963, one dollar, bill: Hi Again Adam: Thanks for the follow-up question. The key to your question is the red ink back , along with the missing serial number, and green seal. I m guessing your note was likely altered, by erasing the serial numbers and seal, as well as getting...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1967 mint set, royal canadian mint, coin shops
royal canadian mint, coin shops, mint set: Hello Deborah, Thank you very much for your follow up. The set that you have there is normally sold for around the $300.00 - $400.00 mark in most coin shops. If you were to list this on EBay expect about half of that amount. I hope that I have helped you....

Coin Collecting: 1974d steel penny, neil berman, steel penny
neil berman, steel penny, legal tender: If the coin is steel it is a planchette error and it is legal for you to own. If it is aluminum, that it is illegal to own, but with that said, it is valuable and there is a market for it. For additional information you might want to call me. Neil Berman....

Coin Collecting: 1975 no mint dime, 1975, 1978
1975, 1978, 1965: Hi Heather: Thanks for your question. Your 1975 P dime does not have a mint mark. The 1965 and 1978 dimes also did not have a P mint mark. None of these coins have any added numismatic value. From Wikipedia: Since 1946 the Roosevelt dime has...

Coin Collecting: 1976 d quarter is prooflike, 1976D, quarter
1976D, quarter, possible proof: Hi Randy: Thanks for your question. I know of no D mint 1976 quarter struck on a blank intended to be proof coin. The blanks are sent to each branch mint in their normal condition. The special preparation for the proof blanks is actually done in San...

Coin Collecting: 1976 Kennedy Half Dollar, 1976, half
1976, half, missing letter: Hi Joel: Thanks for your question. It sounds like you may have either what is called a greased or filled die error. This is where dirt, lubricant or grease covers part of the die surface, and when a blank is struck by the dies, prevents the letters, numbers...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 LINCOLN pENNY, lincoln penny, mint mark
lincoln penny, mint mark, hylas: If it were stamped, the number would be raised up. That is, unless it was stamped from the back, in which case it would appear raised on the front. Also, a scratch in the die, would make a similar mark. You may want to have the coin authenticated by Numismatic...

Coin Collecting: 1977 misstruck dime?, 1977, dime
1977, dime, front off center: Hi Brandon: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. The amount the front is off center, direction, and condition are all important in establishing...

Coin Collecting: 1979 Quarter, 1979, quarter
1979, quarter, no ridges: Hi Elizabeth: Thanks for your question. Hard to say what you may have without a photo or more information. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. Things like weight, thickness...

Coin Collecting: 1979 us quarter with error, 1979, quarter
1979, quarter, error: Hi Montana: Thanks for the question. From your limited description, and the photo you provided, it appears like you have a damaged coin. It looks like someone used a punch-like tool on your quarter for some reason, after it left the mint. As an altered...

Coin Collecting: 1985 misaligned print $5 bill, 1985, $5
1985, $5, FRN: Hi Guy: Thanks for your question. I ve answered ones like this before. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. Unfortunately,...

Coin Collecting: 1985 silver-ish- penny, 1985, cent
1985, cent, silver color: Hi Gary: Thanks for your question. It sounds like you may have a cent struck on an unplated zinc blank. The key to what you have is found in the weight, diameter and thickness of your unusual coin. It also could be struck on a dime blank, a foreign...

Coin Collecting: 1987 dime, 1987, dime
1987, dime, double struck: Hi Marilyn: Thanks for your question. Based on the photo you supplied, your coin does not appear to be a normal double strike. Double struck coins would have doubling on both sides of the coin. I believe what you to have is actually an abraded die error....

Coin Collecting: 1989 p mint quarter, 1989P, quarter
1989P, quarter, off center: Hi Joe: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. The amount off center, direction, and condition are all important in establishing the value. ...

Coin Collecting: 1989 US quarter mis-strike, 1989, quarter
1989, quarter, missing number: Hi Jennifer: Thanks for your question. It sounds like you may have either what is called a greased or filled die error. This is where dirt, lubricant or grease covers part of the die surface, and when a blank is struck by the dies, prevents the letters,...

Coin Collecting: 1991 Lincoln Penny, 1991, cent
1991, cent, Kennedy: Hi Steve: Thanks for the opportunity of answering your question. I am aware of Lincoln cents having images stamped into them after they leave the mint. One of the more famous ones is Kennedy looks at Lincoln stamped into it. They sell on eBay from...

Coin Collecting: 1992d close am, 1992D, close AM
1992D, close AM, variety: Hi Derek: Thanks for your question. Never clean a coin. You could destroy it s value. I found several Internet references on the 1992 close AM variety cents. See: http://numismaticnews.net/article/No_longer_unique_Second_Close_AM_1992_cent_fou... or...

Coin Collecting: 1995 Mis-print dime with no rim., 1995, dime
1995, dime, off center: Hi Heather: Thanks for your question. From your description, you have what is called a minor off center strike. This happens when the unstruck coin, or blank, fails to enter the die chamber completely. The result is a coin with only part of the design and...

Coin Collecting: 1996 US $100 bill, 1996, $100
1996, $100, bill: Hi Bobby: Thanks for your question. I ve answered ones like this before. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. Unfortunately,...

Coin Collecting: 1996 D over S Roosevelt dime xf ??, 1996D, dime
1996D, dime, over mint mark: Hi TJ: Thanks for your question and photo. I do not believe you have an over mint mark. From John Wexler s site: In 1990 and 1991 the Mint began applying the mint mark to the master die for circulation strike coins. After 1994 the mint mark was placed...

Coin Collecting: 1997 5 ounce Mexican Silver Libertad, troy ounces, excess weight
troy ounces, excess weight, libertad: Hi Tom, Try weighing in grams, it should be 155.5. I think the issue is the type of ounces. The coin is 5 troy ounces, but a scale that measures in standard/postal ounces will show 5.48. There is nothing wrong with your coin. Thanks for the question! =...

Coin Collecting: 1997 Lincoln penny, 1997D, cent
1997D, cent, no plating: Hi Bob: Thanks for your question. You could have a zinc cent that was struck with the copper plating missing. The U.S. Mint vended out the making and plating of the cent blanks to an outside firm. It is possible that your coin missed getting the copper...

Coin Collecting: 1999 Penny/Dime overlay, 1999, cent
1999, cent, on struck dime: Hi Mary: Thanks for your question. You did a good job in trying to explain what you have. A photo would help. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. Things like weight,...

Coin Collecting: US 2 1/2 dollar gold gold, dollar gold coin, gold gold
dollar gold coin, gold gold, exact condition: It really depends on the exact condition of the coin. If the coin has never been messed with (i.e. cleaned, damaged, etc.) and it has immaculate surfaces (never circulated) it can be worth well over $1000. If there s any wear on the coin it will be between...

Coin Collecting: 2 $100 DOLLAR BILLS SERIES 2003 AND 1996, 1996, 2003
1996, 2003, $100: Hi Jim: Thanks for your question. You can send a photo to coingye@yahoo.com. Inking error are fairly common on currency. Most collectors limit their bills to $20 and under, due to the face value of the note. Hundred dollar notes are not collected by...

Coin Collecting: 2 headed lincoln penny, tailed coins, lincoln penny
tailed coins, lincoln penny, us mint: These traditionally are made outside the US Mint. They sell in novelty shops and magic stores for about $7. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.US I guess I should have been more specific about the minting process. When a blank planchet is struck into...

Coin Collecting: 20 dollar bill year 1990, offcenter, hylas
offcenter, hylas, dollar bill: Hi, I am guessing that you want to know if it has any additional value over face value. Unfortunately, it doesn t. Offcenter prints are pretty common and since none of the printing is missing, there is no collector demand for such a piece. Regards Joe...

Coin Collecting: 2003 misprinted Arkansas Quarter, head quarters, quarter dollar
head quarters, quarter dollar, guarantee corporation: I have never heard of such a piece and without being able to inspect it, I can t tell you if it is genuine. You may want to have the coin certified. You can contact Numismatic Guarantee Corporation in Florida for this service. Good Luck! Regards Joe Hylas...

Coin Collecting: 40's 50's 60's dimes, silver dimes, value
silver dimes, value, melt: Hi Larry: Thanks for your question. On silver coins (mainly dimes, quarters, and halves struck from 1964 and before) you need to know the melt value of the coin. Silver prices have gone above $30 a troy ounce recently, and the values shown in the books,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $5 dollar canadian bill, canadian paper money, prefix letter
canadian paper money, prefix letter, banque du canada: Hello Brian, Thank you very much for those pictures. You do indeed have a $5.00 1935 Canadian bill there. In this particular case there were 6,140,000 printed as this is an English note (the French is far more desirable). If you notice on your note it states...

Coin Collecting: Asian coin, Japan 10 Yen
Japan 10 Yen: Hi Dustin, We are probably talking about Japanese 10 Yen. Y# 73 10 YEN 4.5000 g., Bronze, 23.5 mm. Ruler: Hirohito (Showa) Obv: Temple in center with authority on top and value below Rev: Value and denomination within wreath Edge: Reeded Date Mintage...

Coin Collecting: aphyardsales@webtv.net, canadian pennies, fine shape
canadian pennies, fine shape, laws of supply and demand: Hello Alan, Thank you very much for your question. All the pennies that you listed are very common and do not trend for anything at all really. The problem is essentially with the amount that was produced. Simple laws of supply and demand! Here are the...

Coin Collecting: Blank Large Cent, coin terms, braid 2
coin terms, braid 2, hylas: Hi Mark, US large cents were 26-28 mm. If you can see part of a braid and stars, it isn t a blank by technical coin terms. I really don t know what you have because the size is not what the US used. Sorry I couldn t help. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin Collecting: blue 1.00 note, e mail address, dollar note
e mail address, dollar note, yahoo: Hello Peter, Thank you very much for your follow up. I did not get the picture. You can send it to maritimeantiquesandcollectibles@yahoo.com I am looking forward to having a look! All the best, Bond Rideout Jr. PLEASE READ: Hello Peter,...

Coin Collecting: bulgaria money, Bulgaria 100 Leva 1951 H.E.Harris & co. inc. Boston.
Bulgaria 100 Leva 1951 H.E.Harris & co. inc. Boston.: Hi Robert, I have some Bulgarian notes but i miss this 100 Leva. I have all UNC notes but no one of this 1951 series is with H.E.Harris & co ! This could be SPECIMEN issue? But still i believe SPECIMEN issue should be as other only with red SPECIMEN...

Coin Collecting: Canada 50 Dollar *, sherie, serial number
sherie, serial number, canada: Hello Sherie, Thank you very much for your question. Would you please send me a picture of your note that way I will be able to assess the condition and check for varieties as well. I only need to see the front of the note. Thank you very much I look forward...

Coin Collecting: I have a Canadian Bicentenial1967 proof, silver coins, accurate appraisal
silver coins, accurate appraisal, proof: Hello Philip Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture of your item? At least that way I will be 100% sure of what we are dealing with and I will be able to give you a very accurate appraisal of your item. I look forward...

Coin Collecting: Canadian Confederate Coin, 60th anniversary, double face
60th anniversary, double face, exact price: Hello Paula Thank you very much for your question. You have a token that was produced for Canada s 60th anniversary (60 years of confederation). Depending on the condition the value of your item is anywhere from being almost worthless to a very nice valuable...

Coin Collecting: Canadian dimes, canadian dimes, collectible condition
canadian dimes, collectible condition, mintage: Hello Dory, Thank you very much for your question. With coins, like most collectibles price depends on condition. As for your 1988 and 1974 those items are simply pocket change and nothing more. For instance, the 1974 has a mintage of 201,566,565 and the...

Coin Collecting: Canadian Paper Money, canadian paper money, dominion of canada
canadian paper money, dominion of canada, shinplaster: Hello Jenn Thank you very much for your question I am very familiar with your notes. The little 25 cent one is actally called a Shinplaster, could you please send me a picture of both your Canadian notes (the shinplaster and the 1954) as there are quite...

Coin Collecting: Canadian penny, queen elizabeth ii, picture of queen elizabeth ii
queen elizabeth ii, picture of queen elizabeth ii, barer of bad news: Hello Megan, Thank you very much for your question. Sadly, unless your coins are in extremely good shape they do not trend for very much at all. For instance, in 1938 there was 18,365,608 minted - in EF condition (Extremely Fine) that particular coin only...

Coin Collecting: Coin indentification, Japan 1 Sen 1922
Japan 1 Sen 1922: Hi Chris, 1st coin: CHINA Boo-Guwang Kuang Mint Canton KWANGTUNG Y# 190 CASH Brass Obverse: “Kuang” in a different style Obv. Inscription: Kuang-hsü T ung-pao Reverse: Manchu inscription Rev. Inscription: Boo-guwang Mint: Kuang Date Mintage...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin Value, 1971, Sterling
1971, Sterling, silver: Hi Again Bobby: I found what I believe to be a similar item to yours. It was struck by the Franklin Mint, and is a sterling silver round. See: http://cgi.ebay.com/1971-Franklin-Mint-Blue-Jays-Sterling-Silver-Round-No21-/220725671202?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3364467522#ht_4009wt_683...

Coin Collecting: Curious of value of ..., $2, bill
$2, bill, value: Hi Bonnie: Thanks for your question Currency was released in cut sheets, with the smallest amount of four bills. Uncut currency sheets are available from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. You do not mention the date or series, so I can not give you...

Coin Collecting: canada, great shape, mintage
great shape, mintage, gratia: Hello Neil, Thank you for your question. Sadly, your coin was massly produced with a mintage of 279,076,334 and does not trend very high at all. Unless your coin is in such great shape that you can literally see your face in the coin its really only pocket...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian $1.00 bill, apprasial, mint condition
apprasial, mint condition, ebay: Hello Charlie, Thank you very much for the picture. You do indeed have a very nice example of a one-digit serial misplacement. Items like this are highly collectible especially in the condition that yours is in (from your picture which is a little fuzzy...

Coin Collecting: canadian mint medallion, monnaie royale canadienne, royal canadian mint
monnaie royale canadienne, royal canadian mint, certin: Hello Gavin, Would you please send me a scan of your item? The Mint has produced a few different types of coins like these over the years. I just need to be certin on what we are dealing with is all. I would be more than happy to appraise your item for...

Coin Collecting: chińska moneta 1868, Chinese coins
Chinese coins: Hi Kasia, 1. KM# 8 1/2 DOLLAR 0.9000 Silver .3900 oz. ASW Ruler: Victoria Note: Weight varies: 13.478-13.580 grams. Struck at the Hong Kong Mint. Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1868 Proof, rare — — — — — — Note: Superior Goodman sale 5-95 choice proof...

Coin Collecting: coin cleaning, ngc, coins
ngc, coins, pvc: The general answer is you should never clean coins. You re more than likely to damage the coin and to ruin its value as well as hurt the metal itself. There have been a lot of discussions on how to properly conserve coins that have PVC damage or other issues...

Coin Collecting: coin value, Uruguay 20 Centesimos 1942
Uruguay 20 Centesimos 1942: Hi Alex, KM# 29 20 CENTESIMOS 3.0000 g., 0.7200 Silver 0.0694 oz. ASW, 19 mm. Obv: Head laureate right Rev: Wheat stalks divide value Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1942So 18,000,000 1.50 2.50 4.50 7.00 — So we have here quite common coin that is why...

Coin Collecting: us coins, U.S., coins
U.S., coins, dealer: Hi Esma: Thanks for your question. I m guessing there is, but it would be in your best interest to get an idea of the value of your coins before going to a dealer for an estimate. Date, mint mark, and condition are important in establishing the value...

Coin Collecting: coins, e pluribus unum, gold sovereign
e pluribus unum, gold sovereign, italia gold: Hi Mike, I am guessing that the Brit coin is a gold sovereign (about the size of a nickel). That would be worth about $300 The Italian 20 lire is worth about $240 The 2 silver dollars are worth about $30 each BUT, I would have to see them and make sure...

Coin Collecting: coins, Hawaii 1 Dollar 1883
Hawaii 1 Dollar 1883: Hi Paul, KM# 7 DOLLAR (Akahi Dala) 26.7300 g., 0.9000 Silver .7736 oz. ASW Date Mintage VG F VF XF Unc 1883 500,000 250 300 450 750 4,000 1883 Proof 26 Value: 15,000 That coins are awesome!! Hope that you have good grade coin and great value! ...

Coin Collecting: coins please explain history & value., Great Britain Half Penny 1943
Great Britain Half Penny 1943 : Hi Linda, Your coin is from Great Britain. Canadian coins are similar because of a same ruler (commonwealth). KM# 844 1/2 PENNY Bronze, 25.5 mm. Ruler: George VI Obv: Head left Rev: The Golden Hind Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1943 76,200,000 0.10...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: collection of newfoundland coins, island of newfoundland, egalite fraternite
island of newfoundland, egalite fraternite, eastern group: Hello Russel, Thank you very much for your reply. You do indeed have an unsigned remainder of the 1 pound 1850 Newfoundland Treasury Note. These notes were used similar to a modern cheque and the most sought after are those in mint condition with three...

Coin Collecting: cook island $1, coins, Cook Island
coins, Cook Island, NCLT: Yes, it is a Genuine Coin, A limited 25,000 Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) issue, i.e. A proof Coin issued for lot more (about A$98) than 1$ Face Value. It is still available at http://www.perthmint.com.au/catalogue/1969-first-man-on-the-moon-2009-silver-proof-orbital-coin.aspx...

Coin Collecting: currency, currency, clubs
currency, clubs, buy: Hi Laurence: Thanks for your question. You don t say if you are interested in just U.S. currency or world currency, but there are usually both local and regional clubs that collect or trade, buy and sell these items. Here are a few resources I found...

Coin Collecting: Delaware Statehood Quarter, 1999, Delaware
1999, Delaware, quarter: Hi Charlotte: Thanks for your question. You sound like you have a Delaware state quarter with a rotated reverse of 180 degrees. Normal die orientation would make the reverse of the coin upside down when flipped. Yours sounds like it may be in the same direction...

Coin Collecting: Dominion of Canada paper 25 cent, dominion of canada, pin holes
dominion of canada, pin holes, accurate value: Hello Deborah, Thank you very much for your question. I would need to see a scan of the front of your note to give you an accurate value as there are several varities that effect the value of this note. I greatly look forward to your reply. All the best,...

Coin Collecting: deutsches reich 1905 10 pfennig coin ., mint mark, deutsches reich
mint mark, deutsches reich, mint condition: Hi Robert, It really depends on the condition of your coin. Circulated coins are only worth a dollar or two, since this is a fairly common date and mint mark. However, they are very scarce in mint condition and values jump dramatically up to $100+ if you...

Coin Collecting: Error Canadian Coin, elk head, beaver tail
elk head, beaver tail, canadian coin: Hello Debbie, Thank you very much for your question. What you have described is indeed a very odd item. I would need to see pictures of both sides of this coin to be able to inform you exactly what you have. Most times when items like these appear they...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Errored Connecticut State Coin, Connecticut, state
Connecticut, state, quarter: Hi Again Tyler: Thanks for the follow-up question with a photo of the obverse of your coin. This helps me to make a decision your coin is NOT an error, but an altered coin. The obverse or front of the coin shows no loss of detail and is on center. This...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error coin, 1963, cent
1963, cent, error: Rogerio: Your photos are either not clear enough or they are too dark for me to really tell what you have. Coupled with the fact the coins are circulated, and some covered with dirt or grime makes it still more difficult to pinpoint what it is. The 1963...

Coin Collecting: Fake(?) stuiver at auction in Norway, Fake Bar 4 3/4 Stuiver Skanfil.no 173/877
Fake Bar 4 3/4 Stuiver Skanfil.no 173/877: Auksjon: Storauksjon 173 Lot 877 http://www.skanfil.no/LotDetail.aspx?l=LOT/938570 HOLLANDSK INDIEN. 4 3/4 stuiver, lang kobbermynt med preg i begge ender, lengde 71 mm, kv. 1. This is most definitely a Modern Fake mad for Tourists See http://coins.lakdiva.org/fake/...

Coin Collecting: Five cent piece, apprasial, mint condition
apprasial, mint condition, mintage: Hello Peggy Thank you very much for your question. Your five cent piece is composed of 1.00 nickel. Just so you are aware the weight is 4.54 grams and there were 5,285,627 minted. Due to the high mintage this item does not trend for very much at all. In...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1790 guinea
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1790 guinea

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1924 Liberty Peace Silver Dollar
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1924 Liberty Peace Silver Dollar

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1936 Penny
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1936 Penny

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1953 S Lincoln wheat cent
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1953 S Lincoln wheat cent

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1963 Kennedy one dollar bill
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1963 Kennedy one dollar bill

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 no mint dime
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 no mint dime

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 Kennedy Half Dollar, using internet resources, kennedy half dollar
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 Kennedy Half Dollar, using internet resources, kennedy half dollar, true rarity

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1996 D over S Roosevelt dime xf ??
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1996 D over S Roosevelt dime xf ??

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2003 misprinted Arkansas Quarter
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2003 misprinted Arkansas Quarter

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Curious of value of ..., notebooks, 2dollar bills
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Curious of value of ..., notebooks, 2dollar bills, bucks

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian mint medallion, mr bond, rideout
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian mint medallion, mr bond, rideout

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Kiangnan silver dollar
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Kiangnan silver dollar

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old coin with star of David, capital of morroco, flag of morocco
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old coin with star of David, capital of morroco, flag of morocco, fes

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny, google search, mint error
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny, google search, mint error, google

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: photos of the labuan tokens, obscure piece, gold unit
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: photos of the labuan tokens, obscure piece, gold unit, correct weight

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of old Canadian Currency, good shape, crease
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of old Canadian Currency, good shape, crease

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: values of a few coins/paper money i have
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: values of a few coins/paper money i have

Coin Collecting: flawed penny, numismatic value, seam
numismatic value, seam, rim: More than likely the coin is just a gimmick piece that was manufactured from two real cents. It has no numismatic value. Usually some sort of seam either around the rim or the edge can be detected. In the case of a true error (I m not aware of any like...

Coin Collecting: George Washigton silver and copper dollar, e pluribus unum, george washigton
e pluribus unum, george washigton, us mint: The coin in question is most likely a presidential dollar. The Washington coin was the first in the series. As for the silver, it was probably plated after it left the mint as the US Mint did not produce silver pieces. You can try searching for Washington...

Coin Collecting: German Coin Value, German states HESSE-CASSEL Thaler 1863
German states HESSE-CASSEL Thaler 1863: Hi Don, Very nice coin and quite rare. HESSE-CASSEL KM# 621.2 THALER 18.5200 g., 0.9000 Silver .5360 oz. ASW Obv: Without C.P. at truncation Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1863 32,000 40.00 75.00 160 300 — Would be great to have good coin...

Coin Collecting: Ginger Cigarette token, token, Ginger
token, Ginger, stamped: Hi Kenneth: Thanks for picking me to answer your question. When asking a question, especially with tokens, always provide as much information about your piece as possible. This helps to pinpoint what you may have. Attaching a photo would also help. I...

Coin Collecting: Gold Coin Question, gold ones, coinarchives
gold ones, coinarchives, mint condition: Hi Chris, Many of these are brass copies, but the solid gold ones are official re-strikes done after the reign of Isabel. They are worth around the same values as the 1868 coins, except in mint condition where these later issues are more common. Thanks for...

Coin Collecting: Gutter Folded $100 bill, 1977, $100
1977, $100, FRN: Hi Lou: Thanks for your question. It seems like you did a lot of the preliminary research, and you are right on on the added value of your note. The condition is very important in establishing the value of a note. The retail value of your note would likely...

Coin Collecting: german coin, kaiser konig, german coin
kaiser konig, german coin, many different types: Hi Carol, It sounds like an old commemorative medal. There were many different types made with very similar designs and usually similar wording. I really would need to see a clear picture of at least one side to be able to give you any info on which one you...

Coin Collecting: two gold coins, franc coins, grande duchesse
franc coins, grande duchesse, lion foot: Hi Manny, These are medallic issue 40 franc coins, which are .900 pure gold (22 karat). These were amde only in 1964 to commemorate the ascension of the new king and queen to the royal throne. In excellent condition, like the one in the picture I attached,...

Coin Collecting: gold state coin, state coin, pennsylvania state
state coin, pennsylvania state, gold coin: Shawna, I d need to see a clear image of both sides of your coin to comment. My first guess is that it s plated. This is not uncommon and doesn t add to the vaule of the coin. You can check by weighing your coin - -a gold coin weighs more than it should....

Coin Collecting: half dollar coins, 1923, half dollar
1923, half dollar, value: Hi Mary: Thanks for your question. On silver coins (mainly dimes, quarters, and halves struck from 1964 and before) you need to know the melt value of the coin. Silver prices have gone above $30 a troy ounce recently, and the values shown in the books,...

Coin Collecting: Two headed quarter, two coins, ring test
two coins, ring test, magnification: 1) ring test -- drop it and aother silver quarter on a hard surface. The regular quarter will ring -- the two-headed one will clunk. 2) weigh it -- a real 1964 quarter will weigh exactly 6.25 grams. 3) examine it under magnification -- using a strong...

Coin Collecting: Identification of old coin, old coins, old coin
old coins, old coin, best bet: Hi Chris, This is a Japanese 100 mon (also called a Tempo Tsuho). These were made between 1835 and 1870. They typically sell in the $15 to $25 range for a typical example such as yours. Your best bet for selling this coin is also eBay. Thanks for the question!...

Coin Collecting: information about a 1905 edward v11 coin, edward v11, emporer
edward v11, emporer, tiny hole: Hi Matt, This is indeed a bronze large cent from Hong Kong, while under British rule. The coins were struck at the Heaton mint in Birmingham, England. Coins of this type were made from the 1860 s up to the 1920 s. They are fairly common in used condition...

Coin Collecting: Japanese coin set, Japan MINT SET 1985
Japan MINT SET 1985: Hi Gemma, MINT SETS KM# Date Mintage Identification IssuePrice MktVal MS15 1985 (7) 720,000 Y#72a, 73a, 74, 81, 82, 8.50 20.00 87, 88 Tsukuba Expo box MS16 1985 (7) 100,000 Y#72a, 73a, 74, 81, 82, 87, 88 Tsukuba...

Coin Collecting: John f kennedy coin, republic of liberia, certificate of authenticity
republic of liberia, certificate of authenticity, franklin mint: This was probably struck by the Franklin Mint. If it is silver, the certificate would note that and what the weight and purity is. Such coins are only worth a small premium over silver. So, check the certificate to see if it is silver, what the pure silver...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Kiangnan silver dollar, coin market, accurate scale
coin market, accurate scale, blank piece: Hi Andrew, The pictures are of the same coin, but thank you for attaching larger pictures with make it clear that this coin was cast in a mold, rather than struck on a blank piece of metal as they normally are. If you look at the scrolling around the rim...

Coin Collecting: King George III coin, king george iii, virgi
king george iii, virgi, georgius: Hi Phil,Phil, Unfortunately the coin pictured appears to be a modern cast copy. The design is of an American colonial halfpenny from Virginia. A genuine coin in this condition would be worth at least a couple of hundred dollars, but the surface and details...

Coin Collecting: korean war banknote, military payment certificates, hylas
military payment certificates, hylas, banknote: Hi Joe, This is outside of my expertise. You need someone who specializes in MPC (Military Payment Certificates). Usually, these are not worth much, but you may have a rare one. I simply don t have the knowledge to help you. Good Luck! Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Penny Date Error, Lincoln, cent
Lincoln, cent, value: Hi John: Thanks for your question. There are a lot of sources available online for you to view where you can find information on error coins. You likely have what is called a filled die. This can happen when a foreign substance, like dirt and grease or...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Penny with no obverse, Lincoln, cent
Lincoln, cent, brockage: Hi John: Thanks for your question. From your description, you sound like you may have a late state brockage error. It also could be an altered coin, where someone took two cents and squeezed them together in a vise. Altered coins would have no added...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Loonies and one dollar bills, olympic coins, four coins
olympic coins, four coins, dollar coins: Hello Peter, Thank you very much for your follow up. I would like to see a picture of your 2.00 coins as well. Canadian 2.00 coins were only produced from 1996 onward. Canada used paper 2.00 notes prior to the 2.00 coin. I think you should have a look at...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: labuancoin, crude quality, two coins
crude quality, two coins, coin image: Hi Rogerio, I appreciate the follow-up questions. This is a piece that interests me as well, since it is not like anything that I have seen or been able to reference. If you can send me clear pictures of both sides and also the edge I would really appreciate...

Coin Collecting: lady liberty, 1903, silver dollar
1903, silver dollar, CC: Hi Nora: Thanks for your question. There was none minted that year, so you likely have either an altered coin where a mint mark was added or changed, or a counterfeit coin. Carson City silver dollars are a valuable memento of an era in American history...

Coin Collecting: liberties 100th anniversary, collector interest, 100th anniversary
collector interest, 100th anniversary, gold plating: Dennis, Collector interest in this item will be minimal. Value will be based mostly on what the metal under the gold plating is. If silver, then it s current value will be $25-$30 -- if not silver, it s value will be a dollar or two, if you can find a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: lincoln cent error, 1990, cent
1990, cent, error: Rogerio: I looked at your photo again under magnification. I still can not see what you are referring to. As a general rule of thumb, if you can not see the error with the naked eye, it is too small to be worth a lot of money. The exception would be a major...

Coin Collecting: Maria theresia Thaler coin, Maria theresia Thaler coin 1780
Maria theresia Thaler coin 1780: Hi Eugene, This is world most famous coin! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Theresa_thaler http://www.theresia.name/en/ http://www.theresia.name/en/svariants.html AS COIN IS IN GOOD CONDITION I ASSUME THAT WE ARE TALKING ABOUT NEW PIECE BECAUSE...

Coin Collecting: Mexican 8 reales 1841 possible overstrike, rightside, silver coin
rightside, silver coin, signs: Hi again Kevin, This site unfortunately only lets you attach one picture per question. Only the side with the eagle was attached and I do not see any signs of the over-strike here. The surface looks a little unusual, have you weighed the coin? It should...

Coin Collecting: Mis-Sruck Central Bank of the Philippines coin, central bank of the philippines, bank of the philippines
central bank of the philippines, bank of the philippines, ebay: Hi Andy, It s a nice error, though not a particularly rare one. On eBay I would expect is to sell somewhere between $15 and $25. However, a coin shop that deals with error coins would be asking a retail price of a few times that. Thanks for the question!...

Coin Collecting: Misaligned Serial Letter on 1934 $5 Bill, $1, silver certificate
$1, silver certificate, serial number: Hi Vincent: Thanks for your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. It sounds like you may have an error...

Coin Collecting: What is it & what might it be worth, obverse legend, gold gilding
obverse legend, gold gilding, capo del governo: Hi Joe, This is a medallic coin - a medal that could also have been spent as a 2 lire coin if the owner chose to do so. They are made of base metal with gold gilding. The gilding often wears off and reveals the base metal color beneath, which would be either...

Coin Collecting: mis-stamped quarter possibly?, quarter, ring
quarter, ring, error: Hi Adrianne: Thanks for the question. You have a damaged coin. It has no added numismatic value. It appears the coin was either altered or damaged from a coin counting machine. The ring on your quarter is not a normal mint process. Sometimes people...

Coin Collecting: mis-trike 1995 quarter, 1995, quarter
1995, quarter, off center: Hi Dave: Thanks for your question. From your photo and description, you have what is called a minor off center strike. This happens when the unstruck coin, or blank, fails to enter the die chamber completely. The result is a coin whit only part of the design...

Coin Collecting: misprint of $1.00 bil, $1, FRN
$1, FRN, blank reverse: Hi Regina: Thanks for your question. You likely have a valuable major error! A lot depends on the condition of your note as well as the date and series. The retail value of this error would likely be about $300 to $500 each to an interested collector....

Coin Collecting: misprint, one dollar, bill
one dollar, bill, yellow ink: Hi Donna: Thank you for your question. You do not say the date, series or condition of your dollar bill, but I ve seen this type of item before. Your bill was almost certainly exposed to something, perhaps bleach or detergent, that took out the blue...

Coin Collecting: miss print, quarter, two heads
quarter, two heads, different dates: Hi Jose: Thanks for giving me the opportunity on answering your question. Your coin is most likely a magic coin used to trick people when you guess heads or tails, for you always loose when this party picks heads . It is an interesting conversation...

Coin Collecting: Odd-shaped dime, 1977, dime
1977, dime, smaller in diameter: Hi Patricia: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. Things like weight, thickness and diameter are important in trying to pinpoint what you...

Coin Collecting: old coin with star of David, crude nature, sinai peninsula
crude nature, sinai peninsula, falus: Hi Dale, This coin is local to where you purchased it. It s an early Moroccan falus coin, made from bronze cast in a mold. The weight would determine the exact denomination of how many falus it is. All the denominations had similar designs, which were...

Coin Collecting: Painted New York quarter, colorized, painted
colorized, painted: Any time you find coins like this that have been colorized after coming out of the Mint, they have no additional numismatic value/premium and usually are worth no more than face value. However, some collectors might like the artwork and pay a little extra...

Coin Collecting: Panama Coin, exact grade, mint condition
exact grade, mint condition, mintage: Hi Patrick, This would have been Panama s equivalent to a US half dollar. The 1933 is a better date, with only 120,000 coins made that year. Unfortunately the market for these is not nearly as strong as for a US coin with a low mintage like this. I can...

Coin Collecting: Peruvian coin, Peru Sol 1969
Peru Sol 1969: Hi Joanne, KM# 248 SOL 9.2000 g., Brass, 28 mm. Obv: National arms Rev: Llama Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1966 16,410,000 — 0.10 0.25 1.00 3.00 1966 Proof 1,000 Value: 25.00 1967 13,920,000 — 0.10 0.25 1.00 3.00 1968 12,260,000 — 0.10 0.25 1.00 3.00...

Coin Collecting: Prussian coins? or jewelry ?, gold bullion, token collectors
gold bullion, token collectors, love token: Hi Greta, Well, this piece is made from the exact coins you mentioned, but someone carefully personalized the items by tooling the reverse sides. This is basically what you see with a love token , a coin that has a design carved into one side. Love tokens...

Coin Collecting: penny, 1980, silver cent
1980, silver cent, no copper: Hi Chris: Thanks for your question. First off, never destroy a coin that you think is odd or unusual. Any value of one of the two coins you were given has been erased by the fact that you cut it in half with metal shears. A coin that could have been...

Coin Collecting: penny collection, grade coins, penny collection
grade coins, penny collection, couple dollars: This would have a very small premium above just face value (adding up the cents). Even if many of the coins are uncirculated, chances are there s not a lot of value in the folder. If someone spent a huge amount of care to collect only very high grade coins...

Coin Collecting: penny dated 1877, ebay, simple test
ebay, simple test, retta: Hi Retta, it s not a fake, it s simply a replica , made for the gift market. It has no value from a coin point of view but you would probably get a good price on eBay since it is an unusual item. People are always looking for this sort of thing. As a simple...

Coin Collecting: photos of the labuan tokens, north borneo, currency info
north borneo, currency info, history of singapore: Answer Hi Rogerio, I am not the person you originally asked teh question to, but saw it in our question pool . The Labuan colony in an island in Malaysia, that later became part of the larger British colony of the Straits Settlements. There were no official...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: polish coin, malaysia and singapore, basement shop
malaysia and singapore, basement shop, auction records: Hi Roger, It s no bother at all, otherwise I would not be volunteering. =) I certainly will update the answer if new info comes along, but it s such an odd item that I would not count on it. If you ever feel like spending $20 or so, I would suggest sending...

Coin Collecting: printing error, 2003, $1
2003, $1, FRN: Hi Serena: Thanks for your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. It sounds like you may have an error where...

Coin Collecting: question, $1, FRN
$1, FRN, Barr signature: Hi Ken: Thanks for your question. I m not strong on regular bills, but I did find an answer by Brad Swain from August, 2007 that seems to fit what you are asking: Brad states Joseph Barr was the Treasury Secretary signature that was on the 1963B $1...

Coin Collecting: Seated Liberty Silver Half Dollar, half dollar, love token
half dollar, love token, engraved: Hi Dan: Thanks for your question. It was common in the 1800 s for a friend/lover to polish the back of a silver coin and engrave it with the initials of the loved one. They became known as love tokens . Love tokens are generally defined as coins on...

Coin Collecting: One Sided Quarter, one sided, clad
one sided, clad, quarter: Hi Sarah: Thanks for your question. Based on your description, you likely have a coin that was altered outside the mint. I ve seen pieces similar to yours that were put into a lathe and turned down to get the reverse to look like yours. As an altered or...

Coin Collecting: Silver Coins, dime, quarter
dime, quarter, silver: Hi Barbara: Thanks for your question. On silver coins (mainly dimes, quarters, and halves struck from 1964 and before) you need to know the melt value of the coin. Silver prices have were above $30 a troy ounce recently, and the values shown in the...

Coin Collecting: Silver Penny, 1956D, cent
1956D, cent, struck on dime blank: Hi Anton: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. Things like weight, thickness and diameter are important in trying to pinpoint what you may...

Coin Collecting: Single alloy coin, 2000, 2001
2000, 2001, 2003: Hi Chance: Thanks for picking me to answer your question. I ve answered one similar to this before, but not with five different quarters. It s possible you may have a quarters struck on a nickel (five cent) blank. They would weigh the same as a five...

Coin Collecting: Souvenir coins, New Zealand mint set 1965
New Zealand mint set 1965: Hi Josh, KM# Date Mintage Identification IssuePrice MktVal MSA1 1965 (7) 75,000 KM23.2-29.2, green label, flat pack 2.50 5.00 MS1 1965 (7) 100,000 KM23.2-29.2, pink label, flat...

Coin Collecting: Sri Lankan NiBrass and CuNi coins, Sri Lanka coins metal composition
Sri Lanka coins metal composition: According to the Royal Mint Report for 1975/76 Appendix VI Assay Office Data Sri Lanka 1 Rupee 50 cents 25 cents 330 Samples Assayed Cupro-Nickel Mean Composition Copper 74.79% Nickel 24.93% Sri Lanka 10 cents 5 cents 210 Samples Assayed Nickel-Brass...

Coin Collecting: State Quarter anomaly, 2000, quarter
2000, quarter, off center: Hi Ric: Thanks for your question. It sounds like you may have a minor off centered strike state quarter. This would have a approximate retail value of between $15 to $25 to an interested error collector, depending on the the condition. This error happens...

Coin Collecting: Swedish coins, swedish coins, silver bullion
swedish coins, silver bullion, silver coins: Hi Kathy, The value would depend on their condition. In excellent shape without any wear and original luster they are all worth $20 to $25 each. If they have significant wear or any damage, then they would be worth silver bullion value of around $10 each....

Coin Collecting: schilling & pfennig, Austria Schilling 1963
Austria Schilling 1963: Hi Dory, KM# 2886 SCHILLING 4.2000 g., Aluminum-Bronze, 22.5 mm. Obv: Large value above date Rev: Edelweiss flower Edge: Plain Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1963 24,845,000 — 0.25 1.50 20.00 — KM# 105 PFENNIG 2.0000 g., Copper Plated Steel,...

Coin Collecting: schwaren, value ranges, condition thanks
value ranges, condition thanks, german state: Hi Monya, It is a coin from the German state of Oldenburg. Now, these coins are quite scarce and there were only 60,00 made in 1864. Value ranges widely, from around $5 for a decent well used coin up to $50+ for one in uncirculated condition. Thanks for...

Coin Collecting: silver one dollar coin 1921, 1921, $1
1921, $1, silver: Hi Veronica: Thanks for your question. On silver coins, you need to know the melt value of the coin. Silver prices have gone above $30 a troy ounce recently, and the values shown in the books, as well as the Internet, may not reflect the actual value...

Coin Collecting: small diameter penny, 1978. cent, smaller
1978. cent, smaller, diameter: Hi Ron: Thanks for the question. Based on the photo, you have an altered coin. Your coin appears to be genuine, but altered after it left the mint. It appears to have been spooned . I m guessing your coin in question is the same thickness as a normal...

Coin Collecting: spanish coin, spanish coin, auction price
spanish coin, auction price, coin shop: Hi John, This one is from the Potosi mint, in Bolivia. It is a better type than the more common Spain and Mexico coins like this. It has significant wear, but is still in pretty good shape. I would expect an auction price between $60 and $80. A retail coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: strange 1950 dime mint mark, mint mark, mint marks
mint mark, mint marks, roosevelt dime: If it was stamped into the coin, it occurred after it left the mint. I have seen this many times with pennies that were stamped with the head of JFK next to Lincoln s. It is normally done for marketing/promotional purposes. These traditionally have no...

Coin Collecting: surface flaw, 1996, proof
1996, proof, eagle: Hi Again Bill: Thanks for the photo. This appears to be something in either the planchet or on he die surface. I do not believe it should affect the value much. Thanks for sharing. If you choose to sell, always get more than one opinion, and try and deal...

Coin Collecting: surface flaw, 1996, silver eagle
1996, silver eagle, proof: Hi Bill: Thanks for your question. Collectors are always looking for the most perfect items to go into their collections, so, for many, defects or flaws would actually decrease the value of your item. Major errors, on the other hand are highly prized, and...

Coin Collecting: susan b anthony dollar set, 1979, 1980
1979, 1980, 1981: Hi Cathy: Thanks for your question. I m sorry to hear of your mother s passing. Almost all of the SBA dollars are only worth face value. The few exceptions would be special Proof coins, and a few varieties. I ll provide you some sites you can check out...

Coin Collecting: Turkish Para Coins Regnal Years, world coin, source books
world coin, source books, ottoman: Hi Greg, The regnal date is on the other side, right below the Ottoman toughra. For example, the one in the picture I attached is a year 4. Please note that for similar looking Egyptian coins, the denomination will be in this spot and the regnal date will...

Coin Collecting: token coin, prosperous new year, happy and prosperous new year
prosperous new year, happy and prosperous new year, gilding: Hi Leonard, It is indeed a toy coin, one of many types made by the L. Christ. Lauer company of Nurenberg. Some of these were made in sets, and can have significant value for a complete set. Others were made as single pieces and are usually worth just a dollar...

Coin Collecting: Uncut Sheet of $10 Star Notes, 1995, $10
1995, $10, FRN: Hi Rich: Thanks for your question. Star notes are replacement notes for either errors or damaged notes. Star notes are rarer than normal serial numbered notes. I found one listing on eBay for the same date set of 16 $10 star notes. The seller is offering...

Coin Collecting: Uncut sheet $2 bills, 1976, $2
1976, $2, FRN: Hi Jeremy: Thanks for your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. Sheets were offered by the Bureau of Printing...

Coin Collecting: Unidentified coin, Greece 50 Lepta 1973
Greece 50 Lepta 1973: Hi Alan, You have found Greek coin : KM# 97.1 50 LEPTA Copper-Nickel Ruler: Constantine II Obv: Small head left Rev: Soldier in front of Phoenix Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1973 9,342,000 — 0.20 0.50 5.00 22.00 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constantine_II_of_Greece...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Unknown coin with arabic writing, mint mark, arabic writing
mint mark, arabic writing, catalog value: Hi, yes now i can say that this is 1252 year (1836). Coins are very interesting and i am not sure why they don t have higher values like some other India coins. Values are in Dollars but i think that you can get better price at least double than catalog...

Coin Collecting: unidentified coin, proper id, mail
proper id, mail: Hi Arielle, I am trying to figure it out but it would be much easier if i see some pictures. So please attach picture af a coin or send me both sides of a con on my mail: lazar@trivunovic.com I am also very curious what is this coin. You never...

Coin Collecting: unknown 1775 silver coin, silver coin values, four crowns
silver coin values, four crowns, question pool: Hi Lola, I m not the person you originally posted this question to, but I saw it in our question pool and picked it up. You have a kronenthaler from the Austrian Netherlands, which is present day Belgium. It is indeed a silver coin. Values depend on condition....

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, question pool, straits settlements
question pool, straits settlements, obverse: Hi Rogerio, I am not the person you originally asked teh question to, but saw it in our question pool . The Labuan colony in an island in Malaysia, that later became part of the larger British colony of the Straits Settlements. There were no official coins...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin, Greece 20 Lepta 1969
Greece 20 Lepta 1969: Hi Steve, KM# 79 20 LEPTA Aluminum, 24 mm. Obv: Center hole within crowned wreath Rev: Olive branch left of center hole Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1969 20,000,000 — 0.15 0.50 3.50 6.50 You have found Greek coin but it is made in high mintage...

Coin Collecting: Value of Old Coin, Argentina Un Argentino 1887
Argentina Un Argentino 1887: Hi Don, KM# 31 ARGENTINO 8.0645 g., 0.9000 Gold .2334 oz. AGW Obv: Arms Rev: Capped liberty head, right Note: Prev. KM#6. Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1881 37,000 125 145 185 285 — 1882 252,000 100 120 145 220 — 1883 906,000 100 120 145 220 — 1884...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of old Canadian Currency, two dollar bills, perfix
two dollar bills, perfix, canadian currency: Hello Patti, Thank you very much for the pic. Your ten dollar note is in very poor condition and would only fetch about 15.00 at resale - this is really worst case senerio. Even the perfix H/T is very common with 90,000,000 printed. Also, the signatures...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: values of a few coins/paper money i have, royal canadian mint, canadian 2 dollar bill
royal canadian mint, canadian 2 dollar bill, canadian silver dollar: Hello Brandon, Thank you very much for your follow up. The first note in the picture that you provided is what we collectors refer to collectively as a “shinplaster.” Your particular note is a Geo. W. Hyndman – Saunders series A “without authorization.”...

Coin Collecting: Worth of Pontif Medallion, pope paul vi, papal medals
pope paul vi, papal medals, ebay: Hi Jen, Papal medals and Vatican coinage is outside my area of expertise. Maybe so a search for Pope Paul VI medal and see if it turns up your piece. Try looking on eBay for that as well, someone else may have sold you and from that, you will know the value....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $100 bill misprint, kathy lawrence, misprints
kathy lawrence, misprints, denomination: Robert, Thank you for your question. That type of error is known as a Double Denomination error and they are among the most popular type of error for collectors. I work for Heritage Auctions and those types of errors bring strong prices in our auctions....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $1000 bill, accurate appraisal, swastika
accurate appraisal, swastika, talons: Hello Miles, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as review any varieties that may exist to give you the most accurate appraisal possible....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1782 1/2 real, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello Zach, This is a pretty common coin from that era. The weight should be 1.69grams but with acceptable wear it could be down to 1.55 - if it weighs much less than that the value would only be based on its silver content. Errors in these coins are...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1813 NS Trade & Navigation Token, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello Pete, Below is probably more than you ever wanted to know about chop marks. First the definition - Chop mark (shroff mark): A small punched impression applied by Chinese (chop) or Indian (shroff) banks or change offices to attest to the full weight...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1855 20dallor gold coin sac.californai, 1855, $20
1855, $20, private: Hi Luis: I ve answered a similar question like yours several times. Without more of a description, I m going to assume you have a Blake and Co. $20 gold piece. Either photos, as well as weight, diameter, thickness, and metal composition, help to establish...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1904 Ye Mystic Drewe of Gasparilla Medal, 1904, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla
1904, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, value: Hi Jennifer: Thanks for your question. With specialty items, such as your medal, either a photo, or more of a description, like the size, diameter and thickness of the piece, would help me to establish the value. I m not familiar with your specific...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1916-D Mercury Dime, winged liberty dime, 1916 d mercury dime
winged liberty dime, 1916 d mercury dime, mercury dimes: Hello Carol, You ll need to provide a much better scan of the front and back for me to really check the coin out. I need to see the D Mint Mark in detail. I d advise having your local coin dealer see it or provide me with a clear close up scan of the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1919 RED PENNY (High Grade)!, lincoln wheat, retail price guide
lincoln wheat, retail price guide, kissimmee fl: Hi again, All pennies start out as red -- that s the natural color for newly made copper. Over time this will become increasingly darker. While the current price guide lists the 1919 pennies in MS-65 RED grade at $2,000 to $3,000 -- this is only if...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: The 1919 RED PENNY! High Grade!, coin dealer newsletter, ebay
coin dealer newsletter, ebay, auction results: Hi Mirza, All pennies are red when they are first struck. Like any 2011 penny you see today, it will be red. Over time, and with exposure to different things, they turn red/brown then brown, then if improperly cared for they will turn black. The current...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1919 s Error Penny ! How Rare?, mint mark, wheat cents
mint mark, wheat cents, previous question: Mirza, I wrote responded to your previous question earlier today. Thank you for the image- that helps a lot. The wear on the coin seems typical to me from Wheat Cents of that era and I believe wear resulted in areas of the numbering and lettering no longer...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1919 s Error Penny ! How Rare?, wheat ears, wheat cents
wheat ears, wheat cents, united state of america: Mirza, Unfortunately, I would really have to see the coin in order to make a clear determination as the coin could have been altered, etc. Also, my experience has been that the wear patterns on the Wheat Cents from that era tend to result in some of the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1928 quarter, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, This was the intended design. This spelling was also used on the Peace Silver Dollars from 1921 to 1935. From Heritage.com... TRVST Coins (Peace Dollars) In 1921 the US Mint released the Peace Dollar. The designer Anthony D Francisci inscribed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1936 Roman Penny, roman figures, numismatic value
roman figures, numismatic value, coin exchange: Hello Jodi, What you have there is a large penny from England. This is a pretty common date and this type of coinage is no longer in use in England so the value is about 2 to 5 cents. The images were influenced by Roman figures but it was meant to symbolize...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1937 $50 Canadian Bill, market appraisal, approximate value
market appraisal, approximate value, s market: Hello again, and thank you for your question. Your $50.00 note will never be a “collector’s gem” so to speak. Mainly, because of its condition and the massive amount that was printed (simple “supply and demand” issue). My suggestion is that you simply pass...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1939 King George visit commemorative coi, double stamp, allexperts
double stamp, allexperts, profiles: Hello Curtis, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties (apart from the one that you mentioned) that may exist, that can increase...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1944 nederland coin, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, You have a 25 cent coin from the Netherlands, I think you have the date off a bit. The coin that you described was made in 1941,42 & 43 - I would guess that you have one of these and was off on the date. The mintage numbers on all 3 of these are...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1945 penny, 1945, cent
1945, cent, sintered planchet: Hi Joyce: Thanks for the question. It s always difficult to offer an opinion on a coin without a photo or more of a description. Things like weight, diameter, and thickness are important in helping to pinpoint what you may have. You may want to check...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1951 cinco pesos coin, price of metals, registered mail
price of metals, registered mail, novice collector: Hi Leigh, Mexico: The Silver content on 5 Peso silver coins made from 1951 to 1954 is .64 of an oz. Your coin is roughly worth $19 To $20 if authentic at current market prices. The gross weight should be 27.78 grams. Yes, the following is a canned...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1952 Roosevelt Dime Obverse Wheat Penny, 1952, dime
1952, dime, copper cent back: Hi Greg: Thanks for the question. Your coin is a magic coin used to trick people. It is an interesting conversation piece, and they usually sell for a few dollars. It has no added numismatic value. In your case a wheatback cent reverse coin was married...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1970 nickel, Gag coin, identify coins
Gag coin, identify coins, sell coins: Hello, There are two explanations for this. 1. This might have been a gag coin. There were two varieties. One had a back that was milled out as you described and replaced with a bladder that when squeezed under water allowed the coin to absorb a small...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 $1 Canadian bills, canadian bills, bouey
canadian bills, bouey, dollar bills: Hello Stephanie, Thank you very much for your questions. Could you send me a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Canadian dollar bills, canadian dollar bills, canadian bills
canadian dollar bills, canadian bills, bouey: Hello Donelda, Thank you very much for your question. What you have there is a Uncirculated 1973 $1.00 3 letter prefix note with J.W. Crow and G.K. Bouey signatures. Sadly, even though your note is in superb condition there were 890,320,000 of these notes...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1974 kennedy reverse die, 1974P. half, rotated reverse
1974P. half, rotated reverse, doubled die: Rick: I m not aware of any reverse doubled die for the 1974P Half. For die rotation, check: http://www.rotateddies.com/ With error coins, a photo would help to confirm the error(s). I m guessing the doubled die maybe machine or ejection doubling rather...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1990 p quarter error, numismatic guarantee corporation, roosevelt dime
numismatic guarantee corporation, roosevelt dime, mirror image: These are often referred to as double denomination strikes. Check on ebay for similar items and value. It would make sense to contact the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation to have the coin certified and encapsulated. Thsi way, it is easier to sell and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1998 Silver Penny, 1998, silver colored
1998, silver colored, cent: Hi Angela: Thanks for your question. The copper plated zinc cents (struck in 1982 and on) are known to have been made without the copper plating. There are at least four reasons why your coin may be silver . Two are legitimate errors, and the others...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 1/2 dollar coin, 1860S, quarter eagle
1860S, quarter eagle, gold: Hi Vicky: Thanks for the question. Without a photo or the weight, diameter and thickness, it is hard to say what you might have, but it may be a replica coin struck in copper. As a replica, it would have limited value. Your coin should be looked at by...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $2 half sheet paper money, 2003, $2
2003, $2, FRN: Hi Seana: Thanks for the question. They are worth at least face value plus a premium for the half sheet. I don t have up to date data of all the date, series, denomination, Federal Reserve Branch or sheet and partial sheet values, but I ll try to give...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004 $20 bill without stamp, 2004, $20
2004, $20, FRN: Ramsey: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 32 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seals print. There are likely several others in your group that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: a 2009 shiny siver colored penny?, gram scale, pennies
gram scale, pennies, zinc: Becky, The pennies that are made today consist of zinc with a very small amount of copper for a shell. There is a chance that your penny is missing the shell. The best thing to do is to weigh it on a gram scale. If it has been plated, the penny should...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2011 glacier montana quarter miss print, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, What you have is the result of grease filling the die. When grease that is used to lubricate the stamping machine gets onto the surface of the die the metal from the coin can not fill the space in the die and that part of the design remains blank....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2nd picture chinese coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hell Zach, I wish I could give you better news but this one looks like a replica. The hole it in would have killed its value even if it were authentic. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: advice on a defected dime, perfect numbers, digits
perfect numbers, digits: Paula, I have never heard of just a few digits of the date being struck in a different place on a coin. Usually if a coin is double-struck you will see other details as well. I would need to see a picture of the coin in question to be able to assist you...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Austrian coins, austrian coins, proof coins
austrian coins, proof coins, price of silver: Danger, Thank you for your questions. Please keep in mind that the price of silver has risen since the catalogs were issued, so the prices listed below may now be higher as a result of the bullion content. The Austria 1909 5 Corona restrike coin is a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Blake & Co.1855 20 dolls California Gold, gold coins, california gold
gold coins, california gold, counterfeits: Helen, Thank you for your question. Territorial gold coins are quite popular with collectors and as a result counterfeits and replicas exist of many of them. Is there any way you can provide me with images of both sides of the coin? Also, do you have a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: British West Africa Coins, queen elizabeth ii, british west africa
queen elizabeth ii, british west africa, mint marks: Hi Azim, These are common issues, with many millions of each one made. There are also different mint marks for these, some will have a small H or KN. Either way in circulated condition they are worth a couple dollars each. In uncirculated condition with strong...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: SAARC Rs100 coins , SAARC 1991 SriLanka Rs100 coin
SAARC 1991 SriLanka Rs100 coin: Those SAARC proof coins are OK. It would be too costly to fake few proof coins. 20,000 were minted so they are not rare although sold out now at CBSL These coins were very popular even abroad and therefore had larger demand. See http://coins.lakdiva.org/commemorative/1991_safv_100r.html...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: bundesrepublik coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Concietta, If you can get this authenticated it would have considerable value. It would be easy to remove the mint mark from this coin as it sits alone in an smooth part of the coin. If you can examine this coin under high magnification, at least...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canada half dollar value, queens head, half dollar
queens head, half dollar, dollar value: Hello Greg, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item. I greatly look...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian 50c, accurate appraisal, 50c
accurate appraisal, 50c: Hello Marty, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as review any varieties that may exist to give you the most accurate appraisal possible....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: certificates for silver, Deak
Deak: Hi Kelly, Try to get in touch with Robert Fazio. He worked for Deak before the company was broken up, after I had already left. Here is his background. Robert Fazio has traded precious metals professionally since 1986. He worked with Deak International...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: chinese coins, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Zach, Kinda hard to believe that this coin was buried it looks pretty good. Unfortunately its a replica. The hole in it would have killed any value it might have had even if it were an original. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin collection From Old Relative, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, Sorry to say that these coins don t have much value. They are interesting to look at but not really collectible. The 5 Cent 12 sided Canadian coin isn t silver, its made of nickel. Collections like these are often referred to as vacation money...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin condition, silver prices, coin dealer
silver prices, coin dealer, silver 1: Hi again Debbie, Unfortunately the coin is well worn and also has hairlines from being cleaned by rubbing with a cloth. In this condition it would pretty much be worth silver melt value, however at current silver prices the melt value is a little over $4....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin origin and value, mark coins, mint mark
mark coins, mint mark, hispan: Hi Ankur, The wording basically means Ferdinand VII, king of Spain and territories. The 8R stands for 8 reales , the denomination. These were also made in smaller denominations like 1/2 real, 1 real, 2 reales and 4 reales. The JJ is the assayer mark. These...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin value, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello Randy, Its probably a silver coin, it does sound Spainish but I would need to see it to fully identify it and give you a specific value on it. Please post a photo here or send one to me at coins@necoinexchange.com We do not charge to identify...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin worth, coin worth, unfortunate thing
coin worth, unfortunate thing, silver 1: Hi Debbie, This is a Belgian silver 1 franc coin, with Dutch legends. They were also made with French legends (Des Belges instead of Der Belgen). The unfortunate thing is that these coins are relatively common in circulated condition. This coin appears to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: commemorative paper, coin shop, marcellus
coin shop, marcellus, second opinion: Marcellus, I can tell you with almost certain surety that this bill is a counterfeit copy. I have seen many of this style over the years. I can tell by the color of the paper and also the lack of details on the printing. If you can find a coin shop in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Confederate Paper Money, Confederate Money
Confederate Money: Replica bills are sold at almost every US historical site, including Washington DC. The copies are usually on parchment paper and are quite good looking. Yours may be genuine, but they are not worth a lot of money, maybe $20- $25 per note. Check ebay...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Continental Currency, numismatic guarantee corporation, reddish coloration
numismatic guarantee corporation, reddish coloration, rope design: Inspect the coin carefully. Look for a seam running around the edge where 2 halves may be glued together. Often, these are cast copies. Also look for porosity in the surface and details that are not sharp. You can also send it to the Numismatic Guarantee...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: counterfeit currency, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: For sure he could have printed something that might have looked like money but I doubt many people would have been fooled. He also would have been in a lot of trouble with the federal government and the treasury. The process of making money requires special...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Currency Regulations of Sri lanka, Sri Lanka commemorative coins currency
Sri Lanka commemorative coins currency: You are allowed to take only Rs5000/- of Sri Lankan currency out of Sri Lanka, but you should easily be able to get Central Bank Permission to take out more, if for example you wish to take one of each available commemorative coins and currency. According...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Dime 1967, president roosevelt, planchet
president roosevelt, planchet, rare occasion: Kalin, Yes I have seen this type of thing happen before. What you have is a dime with what is known as die clashing. In the normal minting process a planchet, or blank coin that hasn t been struck yet, will enter the coining chamber and be struck with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dix centimes coins, napolean iii, branch mint
napolean iii, branch mint, french coins: Hello Jon, Jean-Jacques Barre was the engraver of the coin, also called a designer. Find out more about him at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques-Jean_Barre It is common on most coins for the engraver to be named or at least have his intials. In 1853...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error on a 1997 half doller, 1997, half
1997, half, rotated reverse: Jay: If real, it could be worth $50 to $100 or more. Look closely at the edge and the area along the rim. Two coins may have been cut and bonded or glued to make the oddity. Check this site for more information: http://www.rotateddies.com/ ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error no cent v-nickel, racketeer nickel, photos
racketeer nickel, photos, photo: This looks like a Racketeer nickel from the photo because it has a gold tint, but I see from your other photos that the color just appears to be off on this one. I have to reply to all of the messages on this site in order to clear them, so that s why I...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Ethiopian coin from 1800's, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello William, Thanks for your question. It looks like a 1 Birr coin that was minted from 1901 to 1904 in Ethiopia. Can you tell me the diameter of this coin or the weight? If I can see the front of the coin I could get you a specific identification...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: certificates for silver, affairs department, business affairs
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: certificates for silver, affairs department, business affairs, contact number

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Continental Currency, snakes, circles
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Continental Currency, snakes, circles, coins

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny, edging, copper
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny, edging, copper

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Faked coin???, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, This is not a fake coin, this type of mark is referred to as a Counter Stamp. In the 1800s political candidates use to counter-stamp their initials into pennies and half pennies and give them away before elections - an attempt to buy votes. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ferdnd vi d g hispan et coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Dawn, I would need to see this coin to give you a specific value. If its like the one attached here the value would be a few hundred dollars, maybe more. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Found a 1928 Encased Lucky Penny, wilkes barre pa, mint mark
wilkes barre pa, mint mark, jewelry company: Justin, there was a series of good for pieces made in horseshoe shape in the 1920s for various jewelry and furniture credit stores. You have one of those. In nice condition, these sell between $10 and $30 depending on the scarcity of the piece, the state...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: G. Washington Madalion, numismatic, scrapbook
numismatic, scrapbook, stack: Ron, Thank you for your question. That observe was paired with several different reverses, often for advertising purposes (Stack s, Numismatic Scrapbook, etc.. Can you send me an image of the other side of the coin so I can fully identify it? Thanks,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: George Washington Coin, native floridian, george washington first president of the united states
native floridian, george washington first president of the united states, first in war: Kathy, Thank you for your question. There are SO many George Washington items that there is an entire reference book solely with that type of material. Would it be possible for you to send me images of both sides so I can determine exactly what you have?...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: german coin, silver bullion, half ounce
silver bullion, half ounce, german coin: Hi Jude, Unfortunately the hole will reduce the value to that of it s weight in silver. This coin is not particularly rare, and even without a hole a coin with heavy wear would be worth silver value. It is made of .900 purity silver and will have around a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: German Medal - 1888 Value and Identification, wilhelm ii, commemorative medal
wilhelm ii, commemorative medal, wilhelm i: Hi Robert, This is a commemorative medal from the German State of Prussia, commemorating the interesting year of 1888 when there were three different kaisers. These medals are found in both silver and in silver gilded white metal. The silver version in excellent...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Gold Russian Coin, russian coin, accurate value
russian coin, accurate value, semenov: Hi Tatiana, Beautiful coin, these are rare in any condition, but especially in very nice condition like this coin. Can you post a follow-up question with a picture of the back? I would need to see the date adn denomination as well as the condition of the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Great Medal, world medals, commemoration
world medals, commemoration, thanks for your help: Ramon, It s a modern re-strike and is worth roughly $150 to $175. Sincerely, Kathy Ramon, I have not forgotten about you. We re getting really swamped with our upcoming Heritage Signature Auctions. I hope to be able to find something out for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: hispaniarum, f8, denomination
f8, denomination, rex: Rossana, Thank you for your question. Would it be possible for you to send me images of both sides? You can send them to me directly at kathyl@ha.com That would help me determine the denomination, mintmark, etc. Also, if you can measure how wide the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Identification and value of a medal, silver gilding, ebay co uk
silver gilding, ebay co uk, ebay: Hi Luis, The medal you have is a novelty version designed after a commemorative German gold ducat, like this one: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Gold-German-Patrona-Bavariae-1-DUK-990-F-/300588759522 The value for this medal is that of a novelty piece. I have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Identifying a coin, hijri date, falus
hijri date, falus, halfpenny: Hi Laurence, The coin you have is a bronze 4 falus from Morocco. The picture is upside down, but the date looks like 1288. This is a hijri date going by the Islamic calendar and is equal to the year 1871 by our calendar. They are fairly common coins in this...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Info on Haiti coins, montreal olympics, silver bullion
montreal olympics, silver bullion, gourdes: Hi Michelle, Modern commemoratives like these are pretty much worth gold/silver bullion value at auction. Plus, if you sell them on eBay the fees will cause you to actually get less than the gold and silver is worth. If you do wish to sell them, the best...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: a "lump" on my coin, 1971, $1
1971, $1, Ike: Hi Kevin: I m guessing from your description, you likely have an altered coin or a coin that was in a fire rather that a legitimate error. A high heat concentrated on a clad surface can cause the clad to separate from the copper core and bubble . This...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Medalla 1783, leaders of the american revolution, roman hero
leaders of the american revolution, roman hero, society of the cincinnati: Luis, I can t quite make out all of the text in the photos, but it appears to be a medal related to the Society of the Cincinnati. The organization was organized on May 13, 1783, near Newburgh, New York, by Continental officers who fought in the American...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Medals from Germany, german medals, eternal fame
german medals, eternal fame, imperial empire: Hi again Luis, The one on the left is a medal of the German Laundry Association, commemorating 25 years of successful work . It s likely made of white metal, but if the medal is heavy it may be pewter. Silver is also possible, but no very common for medals...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Two Medals; Italy? - Germany, german medals, coburg gotha
german medals, coburg gotha, venetian artist: Hi Ramon, The medal on the left is indeed from Italy, it is a memorial for the death of Venetian artist and sculptor Antonio Canova. The medal was sculpted by Italian medallist Antonio Fabris. Italian medals from these years are harder to find and more valuable...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mis-struck penny, off center, cent
off center, cent, value: Samuel: From your description and photo, you seem to have what is called an off center struck cent, struck about 50% off in the 2:00 position. Your coin looks like it may be copper, rather than copper plated zinc. The copper coins were struck before 1983....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: miscut currancy, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, For sure these are worth more than the face value. The degree of error will determine the final value. Are they missing the serial numbers? Are they off center? Were they cut incorrectly? Each error adds to the value and rarity. If you can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted dollar bill, coin exchange, mcconaghy
coin exchange, mcconaghy, dollar bill: Hello Sue, I would need to see your note. the error that you describe is not a common one so I am not sure if I understand the error that you are describing. The prints are done in three steps so to have only the bank seal on the wrong side would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted sac. $1 coin, sacagawea dollar, sac 1
sacagawea dollar, sac 1, hylas: Hi Susan, Make sure it really is Sacagawea. They make similar looking coins in the presidential series where the date and motto are on the edge. If it is a Sacagawea, we would have to determine if the date was removed or never there. Let me know. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mussolini coin, vittorio emanuele iii, combat helmet
vittorio emanuele iii, combat helmet, fantasy version: Hi again Buboy, This is a fantasy version. It is listed in the Krause book Unusual World Coins with a value of $20. The genuine version of this coin was made in 1928 and head the head of ruler Vittorio Emanuele III instead of Mussolini. The weight means...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: odd Kennedy Half found 1971 plain, u s mint, planchet
u s mint, planchet, reeded edge: Tim, Thank you for your question. I d have to actually see the coin to get a better idea. Is there any way you can provide some images that would perhaps help to some degree? There are several things that could have happened- a machinist as you mentioned...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old paper moneies...., Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, This is a common grouping of souvenir money brought back from Asis during WWII and shortly after. Each bill is worth about 25 cents to $1.00 each, a collection like this would be a good compliment to war photos and other items to someone who collects...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: No P or D mark, sell coins, identify coins
sell coins, identify coins, error coins: Hello, Currency doesn t have the same mint mark letters like coins. You may have noticed plate letters and numbers (bottom right) and thought these were mint marks. On currency the location of origin is written out, its either under the date or in one...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, That penny is a new one (2010 or 2011) and its still worth 1 cent. This was part of the new pennies that the mint issued - see this link for the others - http://www.necoinexchange.com/Sell_Your_Coins_in_RI_-_Coin_Varieties.html Regards, David...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny, gram scale, planchet
gram scale, planchet, pennies: Mark, The first thing I would do in assessing your coin is to weigh it. ALL pennies in 1981 were made out of 95% copper and 5% zinc and weighed in at 3.11 grams. To weigh it you can take it to any jeweler. They will have a gram scale. If it weighs 3.11...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: possible 7 mace and 2 candareens, dropbox, obverse
dropbox, obverse, couple hundred: That is much too low of a weight, it should be a good 9 grams higher. This is definitely not a genuine silver dollar. The cleaning was likely done on it when it was new, to make it look more like an old cleaned coin than a freshly made one. I would not be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Possible value..., foreign coins, coins paper
foreign coins, coins paper, indianhead penny: Hello Brian, Thank you very much for your question. Sadly, I am only an expert with Canadian and Provinces coins, stamps, and paper money. If you ever come across any items from there I would be more than happy to both appraise and identify your items for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: quarter, new quarters, nickels
new quarters, nickels, dimes: Alicia, Cool find! Unfortunately smaller denomination coins, ie. cents, nickels, dimes and quarters don t carry much of a premium for the blank planchets. I sell these in my shop for around $5-$10. Definitely worth more than a quarter though! Hope...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: quarter, precious metals, hylas
precious metals, hylas, first glance: Hi John, Without seeing it, it s hard to determine what caused it. I have seen coins go thru counting machines that end up with a perfect circle inside the rim as you describe, but not with ridges. That doesn t mean it wasn t caused by a counting machine,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: re: Gold coins, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello Muskan, The gold sovereign would range from $200 to $400 depending on the condition. The Napoleon 10 Franc would be $160 to $250 depending on the condition. I think the year on that one is 1858 not 1958. David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Brian, Since the US Mint never made a silver penny ever or in 2004 we can assume that you have a penny that was plated or painted. The only value it might have would be novelty value, maybe 5 or 10 cents. Regards, David McConaghy New England...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver German Coins 1906-1913, shiny luster, reich wilhelm
shiny luster, reich wilhelm, german coins: Hi Linda, The first 5 mark coin is a Prussian commemorative, made in 1913 and 1914. This coin is worth a little over silver value in well worn condition, in the $40 to $50 in good condition with little wear, and $75 to $100 in excellent condition with shiny...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S dollar, original thirteen colonies, federal reserve banks
original thirteen colonies, federal reserve banks, federal reserve system: The portrait of George Washington is displayed in the center of the obverse of the one-dollar bill, as it has been since the 1869 design. The oval containing George Washington is propped up by bunches of Bay Laurel leaves. To the left of George Washington...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: unknown coin, millimeters, arrows
millimeters, arrows, squares: Matt, Thank you for your question. Is there any way you can provide an image of the coin? I need more information in order to identify it. Do you know what type of metal? What is the diameter in millimeters? Is there a date on it? Thanks, Kath...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Unusual Liberty Silver 1 oz coin..., silver rounds, balance scale
silver rounds, balance scale, precious metals: Kai, That balance scale design is very common among silver art rounds. The APM moniker on it stands for American Precious Metals, a company that specializes in smelting and processing precious metals. They made alot of these silver rounds with varying...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of $ 100 Canadian bill, collector interest, bouey
collector interest, bouey, mint condition: Hello Alice, Thank you very much for your question. What you have there is a 1975 Two letter prifix $100.00 note with R.W. Lawson and G.K. Bouey signatures in F-12 to VF-20 condition (please note the scan is very hard for me to see). There were 35,400,000...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value 1975 $100 Canadian bill, accurate appraisal, good shape
accurate appraisal, good shape: Hello Patricia, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: any value, king of bohemia, emperor ferdinand
king of bohemia, emperor ferdinand, ash trays: Hello, This date - MDCCCXXVI - is 1896 not 1836. It sounds like you have the medallion pictured here. It was a commemorative piece that was used in bowls, ash trays and other souvenir items. There is very little value here; in perfect condition these...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of bill, accurate appraisal, mint condition
accurate appraisal, mint condition, dirt: Hello Scott, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as review any varieties that may exist to give you the most accurate appraisal possible....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value coin, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello Manfred, The first item is a commemorative medallion or token. I would need to see the coin to give you a specific value. These medals/tokens are rare compared to most coins of that era and therefore often have values well over $100. The second...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of coins, Sell Foreign Coins, Identify Coins
Sell Foreign Coins, Identify Coins, Identify Foreign Coins: Hello Christopher, Of course condition is everything when it comes to coin values so I will give you a range of pricing from Good to XF - this is typically what we see in collections: 1835 East India 1/4 Anna $3 to $30, closer to $3 if cross of shield...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of paper money from china, serial number location, bank of china
serial number location, bank of china, paper money: Karen, Thank you for your question. There are two different varieties of those notes (serial number on the face or serial number on the face and the back), but there is little difference in value between the two. It s worth $3 to $4 at most if there are...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value standing liberty dollar, gateway to america, liberty dollar
gateway to america, liberty dollar, velvet case: Rich, Yes, this is a United States issued commemorative coin. These were made only in 1986 and are 90% silver 10% copper. This particular coin was designed by Mint artist John Mercanti. This is actually a rather common coin and readily available in any...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: wheat penny, philadelphia mint, wheat penny
philadelphia mint, wheat penny, mints: Shawna, This means that it was made at the Philadelphia mint. Since Philadelphia is the main mint, it is not required for them to place a letter on their coins. Only the branch mints such as Denver, San Francisco, New Orleans etc are required to do so....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: WWI - La Semeuse Walking Liberty, oscar roty, genuine rarity
oscar roty, genuine rarity, sided coins: Hi Elyce, Such one sided coins are patterns or trial strikes, meant for presentation of what the coin would look like prior to confirming the design for general production. This series began in 1898, so such a pattern or trial strike would be from right before...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 10 dollar 1950 c series, 1950C, $10
1950C, $10, value: Hi Floyd: Tanks for the question and photo. The flag only appears to be flying upside down, and is an optical illusion. Your bill is very circulated, and as such, would have no added value. For reference on values, see: http://currency.ha.com/c/ref/worth.zx...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $10 dollar bill, $1, 1957
$1, 1957, 1935F: Hi Elene: Thanks for the question. The serial numbers are not a low or unusual number, so have no added value. Your UNC 1950B $10 dollar bill would have a retail value of between $30 to $70 to an interested collector. Most 1935 and 1957 series Silver...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1863 French coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Ray, If this is a copper coin the value would be very low. If you can make out the words the condition is below good - maybe it would be worth 10 to 25 cents. If it is silver the value would be based on its weight in silver, this coin would be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1868 BB 50 Centimes, brian gray, ebay
brian gray, ebay, silver coin: Hello Brian, go to the site and follow the instructions for vendre . Your description will have to be in French. Maybe best to sell it where you are- which I am not sure of. If you come back to me today I can advise more, then from tomorrow I will be away...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1896 S Gorham/Spaulding silver cartwheel, 1896, Bryan Dollar
1896, Bryan Dollar, value: Hi Jason: Thanks for the question. Without a photo, I can not pinpoint exactly what you have, but can tell you it is a So Called Dollar . It is also classified as a Bryan Dollar. From the So-Called Dollar site: These medals were made by Eastern silversmiths...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1909 s with missing In God We Trust! pic, wikipidia, lincoln penny
wikipidia, lincoln penny, david brenner: Sorry, but it just looks excessively worn. While the TRUST looks to be gone, it appears to me that there are still remnants of the IN GOD WE visible at the top of the coin. The excessive wear has caused the rim to wear away, becoming flattened out and widened...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1909 s with missing In God We Trust! pic, david brenner, president roosevelt
david brenner, president roosevelt, production models: I can t see anything from the picture but the coin seems to be extremely well worn. It s possible that the motto just wore away or was purposely removed. Another option is that it was a pattern coin, one that was never placed into circulation. But that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1909 s with missing In God We Trust!, rare pennies, coin hunter
rare pennies, coin hunter, david brenner: Mirza, You are the most enthusiastic coin hunter I have ever encountered and I commend you for your diligence and energy. Unfortunately, the wheat cent is a normal one that displays the circulation wear for the cents of that time period. Sincerely, ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1909 s with missing In God We Trust!, lincoln pennies, mint mark
lincoln pennies, mint mark, vdb: Mirza, It sounds like you may possibly have an off-center double-strike error -- I d love to see a picture of both sides. There were actually more 1909-S pennies made without the VDB than there were made with it -- so not having the VDB on the back is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1911-D $2.50 quarter eagle, quarter eagle, ebay
quarter eagle, ebay, coin dealers: Hi Mike, You can get a good idea of the current value by checking eBay. It will certainly tell you what others are willing to pay for the coin. Dealers, depending upon inventory and collector demand, may offer less knowing that they will have to inventory...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1921 Morgan Dollars, morgan dollars, coin holders
morgan dollars, coin holders, hylas: Hi Pauline, Considering that you are in Massachusetts, I would have to guess that these were a promotion for Hughes Oil of Boston. Remember that until 1964 you could acquire silver dollars at the bank for face value. I would also guess that the coins were...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1928 $2.5 gold coin, exact grade, plastic sandwich
exact grade, plastic sandwich, uncirculated coin: Tom, 1928 is actually one of the more common dates for $2.5 gold indians. Assuming it is an uncirculated coin, it s value will be $350 to $400 or more -- exact grade must be determined first-hand by an expert for it to be valued higher, because 1 point...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 B $10 Silver Certificate, Currency, Silver Certificates
Currency, Silver Certificates, $10 bill: Hello Kendra, In collectible condition these are selling for $15 to $20. If your has rips or tears it would be worth $10 or face value. You can buy examples in fine, bright white, condition for $15 on eBay. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 twenty dollar bill, 1934A, $20
1934A, $20, currency: Hi Joseph: Thanks for the question. You did not provide the serial number or the condition of the bill, so I can t say if it would have added value. A serial number with a star (*), which is a replacement note for an error or damaged one, would be worth...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 194/1 wheat penny that looks like this., wheat penny, grading services
wheat penny, grading services, ebay: Hi Frank, This question has come up several times. There have been examples submitted to grading services that have agreed that it was caused by post-mint-damage. There have even been people that tried to sell them on ebay (with no success). I m sure...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1954 2 dollar bill, dollar bill, serial number
dollar bill, serial number: Hello Mary, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item. I greatly look...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1968 d us Quater Errors?, ebay listings, mint mark
ebay listings, mint mark, kissimmee fl: Hi Again: My max load is 5 questions a day. The rejection of additional questions is automatic. At best, your photos show the coin missing the reeding on the edge or rim. It could be an error, i.e., broadstruck or filled retaining collar, as well as an...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Canadian one dollar bill, Canadian Coins, Canadian Currency
Canadian Coins, Canadian Currency: Hello Randall, If this bill has no folds, rips or holes the value would be about $2.00. If it has signs of wear the value its worth $1.00 - Canadian or US these days. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com Where...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 us penny, hylas, phone book
hylas, phone book, coins: There are a few ways that an error like that can occur. I suggest you have the coin inspected by a professional who knows error coins. It is not something we can do without physical inspection. Sorry I couldn t be of more help. Check the phone book for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 Eisenhower dollar, eisenhower silver dollar, eisenhower dollar
eisenhower silver dollar, eisenhower dollar, coin collector: Sean, Thank you for the pictures. It appears to me that the coin is just really worn, like it had been somebody s pocket piece for several years, being constantly rubbed and worn down. This is pretty unusual for an Ike dollar, because they rarely circulated,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1982 two headed coin, micrometers, working man
micrometers, working man, seam: Van, The seam would not be on the outside edge, but rather just inside the raised rim on one side or the other. Use of a magnifier is probably necessary to see it -- modern machining techniques are accurate within micrometers. You can send magnified...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1983 copper cent, rare coins, grading service
rare coins, grading service, pennies: Robin, The best way to certify your coins is by sending them to a third party grading service. The two that I recommend are PCGS and NGC. You must first become a member of their club which is around $40 a year to start. After that, it is usually between...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1983d penny, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Harold, If you send me some pics and tell me the weight I can give you more info. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy and sell all kinds of coins - Identification and Appraisals are always...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1983d penny, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Harold, You may have something valuable there. The photo that I have attached is of a 1983 cent that was not plated. The value of this coin is between $50 to $250 depending on the condition. If it is missing the outer layers the value would be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: A 1988 $20 bill mis-cut resulting in a mis-print., 1988, $20
1988, $20, FRN: Hi Ken: Thanks for the question. The description you gave of your note is adequate, but a photo would help. With the data you provided, I d say at best you d likely get an extra $5 to $10 for it from an interested collector. Bills are printed in sheets...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1990 D Dime Error picture, kissimmee fl, side pic
kissimmee fl, side pic, mint condition: Hi Mirza, Unfortunately this is nothing special either. I ve seen this before. What has happened is that this coin got exposed to something like dirty water that caused the surface to start to corrode -- a very thin outer layer of the surface of the coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1990p quarter error, 1990P, QUARTER
1990P, QUARTER, ERROR: Kyle: Based on photo, this is an altered coin and not an error. Looks like clear glue where dime was attached and pulled off after it dried. It has no added value. For examples of non-errors, refer to these links: See link: http://coinauctionshelp.com/page15.html...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2000 Republic of Liberia 5 dollar coins, olympic games sydney, first man on moon
olympic games sydney, first man on moon, roy rogers king: Hi Jason, Liberia has a zodiac collection of 12 coins in 2000 all same composition and value: KM#427 - 438 5 DOLLARS 11.1800 g., Copper-Nickel, 31.6 mm. Series: Millennium 2000 Zodiac Obv: National arms Rev: Snake - Dragon Edge: Reeded Date Mintage...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004-D Roosevelt Dime, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello John, Thanks for your question. What you have is a coin with some faint details due to grease in the die. When grease or other foreign items get into the die some features do not get struck on the coin. This is a pretty common error and therefore...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004 twenty dollar bill with star, miss heather, star notes
miss heather, star notes, dollar bill: Heather, Thank you for your question. The star indicates that there was a problem with the note that initially had that serial number and the star indicates your bill is a replacement. Star notes are avidly collected, however only some of them are worth...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2011 Penny Digital Bricks Error, 2011, cent
2011, cent, error: Mirza: Back looks normal. Some reasons why your coin may be dented and still plated. (1) damaged blank prior to copper plating, striking and leaving mint, but somehow struck. (2) Damage happening after coin struck and some type of plating or coloring applied...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2nd pic of coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Ron, This is interesting but there is just not enough detail for me to do an identification. The design does look pretty crude and I am guessing that the color in the picture is far off from the actual coin. If you can get me the weight and diameter...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 8 sided 1/4 gold coin?, gold tokens, alaska gold
gold tokens, alaska gold, alaskan gold: Hi Alvin, The fact that it doesn t have a denomination such as Dollar, Dol., or D. means it isn t a coin. It would be considered to be a token. There were Alaska gold tokens made, and many replicas. Yours may be gold, or may not be. If you check eBay,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Belg. Congo coin, unc coins, leopold ii
unc coins, leopold ii, belg: Not a bad first attempt, the picture is only slightly blurry. I see enough to tell it s genuine and appears to be at least an EF (extremely fine)and possibly AU condition. I would put it at $75 to $100 as a fair selling price. Thanks again for the question!...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Blake & Co California 20 dollar gold coin, dollar gold coin, gold coins
dollar gold coin, gold coins, counterfeits: Sandy, Thank you for your question. Territorial gold coins are quite popular with collectors and as a result counterfeits and replicas exist of many of them. Is there any way you can provide me with images of both sides of the coin? Also, do you have a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: British Coins, British Coins, Foreign Coins
British Coins, Foreign Coins, Identify Foreign Coins: Hello John, Both of these coins are pretty common. Both of these coins were demonetized in the 1970s so they can not be converted to other currencies or spent inside of the UK. If your coins are in near perfect uncirculated condition they would be worth...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello, That is a pretty common coin - they made 60,590,000. Since Germany switched over to the Euro and this coin is no longer convertible it doesn t have any value. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian cent, accurate appraisal, approximate value
accurate appraisal, approximate value, rarity: Hello Debra, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist to give you the most accurate appraisal possible....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian coin set, confederation 1867, silver rush
confederation 1867, silver rush, howling at the moon: Hello Adam, Thank you very much for your question. What you have there is a 1967 Canadian Commemorative coin set (this set commemorates 100 years of Confederation 1867-1967). The $1.00 is depicting a Goose in flight, the 50 cents a Coyote howling at the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: chinese coins, chinese restraunt, genuine coins
chinese restraunt, genuine coins, chinese coins: Hi William, The coins described are rare types, but also some of the most often counterfeited. I see literally 100+ fakes for every genuine example. The fact that it was purchased at a Chinese restaurant leads me to believe they are novelty replicas. Genuine...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin, private mint, wolf gang
private mint, wolf gang, museum exhibit: John, From the sound of it this would not be a coin but would fall under the distinction of a medal. A coin must have a denomination such as 5 cents, 2 pounds, 10 lira etc. A medal is usually just a novelty item that either a government or private mint...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Ron, This is interesting but there is just not enough detail for me to do an identification. The design does look pretty crude and I am guessing that the color in the picture is far off from the actual coin. If you can get me the weight and diameter...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: What is this coin?, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Morgan, The weight of this one will tell me a lot, see if you can find someone with a gram scale and get it weighed. It should weigh 2.5 grams. If it is much lighter we can guess that it was ground down by someone after it left the mint. This could...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin of Louis 16th, jeton, obverse
jeton, obverse, responsiveness: Hi Renate, This is a jeton, which is a type of token or medallion. It is not an official coin, but many of these served as coins back when there were not enough official coins for everyone to use. This one you have is the Mit Lust variety, meaning With...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin value, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Augustine, The US coins are worth 5 cents each. The other coins are worth their face value in their country except for the 1897 5 Centavos from Mexico. If that coin is in good condition the value would be $1.00 to $3.00. Regards, David McConaghy...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Confusing Coin, old coins, private manufacturers
old coins, private manufacturers, blank side: Dan, you are surely describing what it called a civil war token. They were made during the Civil War by private manufacturers to substitute for coins which essentially had disappeared from circulation. I ve never heard of a completely blank side, maybe someone...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Connecticut coin, liquid dish soap, surface dirt
liquid dish soap, surface dirt, united states coins: Jack, Definitely do not clean it. Not knowing how, you will only make it worth less if you try to clean it with anything stronger than warm water with a little liquid dish soap to remove surface dirt. Without spending any money, you can try to find...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: currency, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Betty, The US did not print a $2.00 bill in 1932. Please check the date and let me know what you have. The 1942 nickel would be worth 5 cents unless it has a letter above Monticello on the reverse. If it does have a letter (P,D or S) the value...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Current Value of Coin, elizabeth ii dei gratia regina, pound coin
elizabeth ii dei gratia regina, pound coin, dei gratia: Hello Maulik, thanks for your question. What you have is a five pound coin and there are many of them about. It is only worth about £7.00 I m afraid. It is called a crown and was minted for the Queen s Golden Jubilee (fifty years on the throne). I hope...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: two dates on spanish coin, proof coins, spanish coin
proof coins, spanish coin, peseta: Barry, Thank you for your question. The particular 200 pesetas coin you have is a bit unusual in that the issued coins have a date of 1991 and the proof coins have a date of 1992, however I believe the legends were the same for both types. Sincerely,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: David Brenners Original Design of US Penny Question?, professional coin grading service, coin grading service
professional coin grading service, coin grading service, copper nickel: I believe what has happened here is that the In God We Trust was simply removed due to normal circulation wear. I can see some shadowing from the picture that suggests that it was there at one point. The condition of this coin on a 1-70 point scale is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Delaware state quarter, Delaware, state quarter
Delaware, state quarter, error: Wally: The manner in which you describe your coin tells me it is a normal strike. U.S. regular strikes have the reverse 180 degrees off opposed to the obverse of the coin. If you hold the coin between your thumb and index finger and rotate it from front...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: How much is my error bill worth?, $1, FRN
$1, FRN, error: Zuzanna: A wild and valuable error! Worth likely between $300 to $500. Best place to sell would be an auction or sell to an error specialist. Here s link for you to view different types of error currency and their values. Link: http://www.coinsite.com/html/uscurrencyerrors.asp...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver coin with serial number
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver coin with serial number

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: fixing coin, 1896, Morgan Dollar
1896, Morgan Dollar, damaged: Hi Josh: Thanks for the question. The coin is not worth fixing . Only scarce to rare coins qualify, due to the expert fix price. Your piece is likely a common date 1896P (no mint mark on reverse under eagles tail ) Morgan Dollar, which sells for $35...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Followup to lot of 84 1974 Canadian $2 bills, letter prefix, minor tears
letter prefix, minor tears, plain jane: Hello Adam, Thank you very much for your question. Please note that it is difficult to grade notes over the internet with only a fuzzy picture as there can be minor tears and wrinkles etc... that can easily go undetected which would massively impact on...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Foreign coins, commonwealth of the bahamas, foreign coins
commonwealth of the bahamas, foreign coins, rough shape: Hi Christie, Unfortunately these coins do not have a significant collector value. They are just too modern and were made in very high numbers. I hope that does not turn you away from being interested in coins in the future. Thanks for the question! =...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I found this coin, cent, altered
cent, altered, value: Morgan: Reverse photo indicates coin is a copper plated zinc cent tapped or turned down in size (causing the zinc core to to become exposed or overlap the edges of the copper plate) to about the diameter of a ten cent piece. It is altered, in my opinion,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Francals coins, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Cynthia, That s a pretty common coin. If you can see all the details of his beard on the front and the feathers on the back are very detailed the value would be about $10. If the features are worn smooth the value would be closer to $2.00. The...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: French paper currency, French Antilles 10 Francs 1964
French Antilles 10 Francs 1964: Hi Kelly, You found a banknote from French Antilles. This is Krause catalog number: 8 10 Francs ND (1964). Green on multicolour underprint. Banana harvest. Back: Shoreline with houses at left, man and woman right. Overprint: DEPARTMENT DE...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: georgivs II del gratia 1790, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Paul, Sound like you have a token of some kind, I would need to see it to give you a specific identification or value. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy and sell all kinds of coins...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: German coin or medal, german coin, protrait
german coin, protrait, iron cross: Hi Louis, These medals are fairly rare in either bronze or silver, but of course the silver ones are worth a bit more. The condition of your medal is not stated and there is no picture to go by. A decent example with some wear or issues is worth in the $150...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: gold coin, mainland spain, gold content
mainland spain, gold content, assayer: Hi Albert, Sorry about the delay in answering your question. This coin has the Madrid mintmark, so it s from mainland Spain. This makes it one of the more common types, but it s still worth more than gold value. In the condition shown I would expect in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Golden coin, Gold Doubloons, Gold Coins
Gold Doubloons, Gold Coins, Spanish Coins: Hello Matt, If they are real you might not have to keep working. Chances are 99999999 out of 10000000 that this is not real. If you send me a picture of the front and back and tell me the weight and diameter I can get you the details. If it is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Identify coins France, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Marsha, That coin doesn t have any value since France moved over to the Euro. They left all the old coins in circulation so there are lots of them around. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Indian head cents, Indian Cents, Pennies
Indian Cents, Pennies, Penny: Hello, They did not produce a gold Indian head penny but they did make a gold $2.5 coin that was the close to the size of an Indian Penny. If you coin has one cent on the reverse and it looks gold it was plated. The value would be pretty low, maybe 50...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: inquiry re 1954 Canadian 100 dollar bills and 1975 100 dollar bills, canadian 100 dollar bills, 100 dollar bills
canadian 100 dollar bills, 100 dollar bills, safety deposit box: Hello Nina, Thank you very much for your follow up. If you wish you can call me and hopefully I will be able to help you better over the phone. My direct line is 709.351.4574 I look forward to helping you and I understand your situation. I will do whatever...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: james monroe 1817 gold coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Karamo, Thanks for your question. It sounds like you have one of the tokens that the gasoline companies use to give out with each fill up. If you can send me a picture of the coin I can give you a specific answer but from what you have told...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: liberty coin/medal, america 1776, private mint
america 1776, private mint, commemorative medal: Hi Joyce, It is a commemorative medal that was produced by a private mint, not a government issue. It was most likely done for the Bicentennial in 1976 and as an added enticement to buyers, it was serial numbered most likely due to a limited production...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Lot of 84 uncirculated and sequential $2 bills, canadian bills, collectible world
canadian bills, collectible world, accurate appraisal: Hello Adam, Thank you again for your question, can you pick out the signatures on the bottom of the bill? Also, is it possible to send a picture close up of one of those bills??? I will try to zoom in with a program I have here, I just need to check for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Medallion, maria theresia, th bottom
maria theresia, th bottom, avst: Hi Anton, Sorry for the delay in getting to your question. This is an Austrian medal to commemorate the life of Maria Theresa, their monarch and her son Joseph (pictured on the opposite side). It should measure 59mm in diameter. Original medals in good...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: medals, sterling medals, longines symphonette
sterling medals, longines symphonette, kind answer: David, The actual melt value of the gold in the gold plating for each medal is only a few cents. You may get an extra dollar or two for added eye appeal (over non-gold-plated Sterling medals), but the gold plating adds very little metal value. Dan ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Monedas Desconocidas, masonic items, masonic order
masonic items, masonic order, kaiser wilhelm: Hi again Ramon, The first medal is from Belgium, dated 1825. This celebrates the marriage between Prince Frederic of Belgium and Princess Louisse of Prussia. I have seen a few of them come up for sale in the past, value on the European market is around 50...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Two new medals, doctor max, leyend
doctor max, leyend, polish independence: Hi Ramon, Sorry for the delay in getting to your question. The first medal is from Germany, made in 1901 for the 70th birthday of a prominent lawyer, Max Neuda and designed by medalist Breithut. Some sources also list it as a Masonic medal, but it is not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: nickel, 1999, nickel
1999, nickel, error: Hi Kristy: Thanks for the question. The value depends on if it is real or a manufactured error. You don t explain much about your coin other than the size. Without added information or a photo, I can not really say what you may have. Sometimes people...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: nova constellatio 1783 coin, NOVA CONSTELLATIO, Colonial Coins
NOVA CONSTELLATIO, Colonial Coins, Identify Old Coins: Hello, Most of these coins are replicas. This is one of the most replicated coins ever made. Coin dealers are in their shops all day so its free for them to take a look at the coin and maybe one day a real one will come in. $20 would be a really fair...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Oblong Cent, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Paul, It looks like you have a cent struck on a nickel planchet. It would be good if you could get a weight on this - if it weighs 5.0 grams there is a good chance that you have a cent struck on the wrong planchet. The diameter should be close to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: very old european coins, european coins, rarity value
european coins, rarity value, valuable coins: Hi Jerry, It would be a pleasure to help you identify all those coins. I can provide you origin of coin, rarity, value and some history. You can also contact me on my email if you like : lazar@trivunovic.com I believe that you might get very interesting...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: paper error, 2004, $1
2004, $1, FRN: Hi Tom: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From your description, your 2004 $1 FRN seems to be a third phase print error. It would likely have an approximate retail value of $100 to $200, depending on condition, to an interested collector....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: paper money from China, 100 Yuan 1941
100 Yuan 1941: Hi Joann, Probably you have this one: http://www.icollector.com/images/1158/20530/20530_0693_1_lg.jpg This is Krause Catalog number: 243 100 Yüan, There are two types: a. Issued note. (VeryGood 0.10$, VeryFine 0.25$, UNC 1.00$) b. Without serial#...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny 1993-D, 1993D, cent
1993D, cent, doubling: Kalin: The photos are not the best, but I tried to enlarge the image. I believe the D mint mark may either be dirt or a plating problem, but not a doubling of the mint mark. I see no doubling on the reverse. The ear does appear to look like the link for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Prize Medals, award medals, alliance syndicale
award medals, alliance syndicale, united alliance: I actually saw one of the 50 real medals that you asked me about earlier. The value you got on it from Kathy seems to be a little low: http://www.ebay.com/itm/SPAIN-VERY-LARGE-1636-SILVER-50-REALES-COIN-/120807032817?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_2&hash=item1c20a907f1...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: rare coin from Batsto Village, NJ, NJ Token, Colonial Tokens
NJ Token, Colonial Tokens, Colonial Coins: Hello, Thanks for your challenging email. What you describe sounds like a New Jersey Colonial coin - see the attached photo for comparison. The colony of New Jersey minted its own coins like many other colonies. Without seeing the your coin I believe...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: relatively new $100 without "In God We Trust", $100, missing
$100, missing, in god we trust: Hi Ben: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Based on the information you provided, it is difficult to value your note. The date and series of the bill is important to know. The bills printed with the 1963 date were the first to have ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: response from past paper money question, US, paper currency
US, paper currency, value: Hi Abby: Thanks for the added information. The serial numbers are not special on any of your currency and do not add to the value. The silver certificate is the only piece worth a premium. The circulated notes sell for about $2 to $3, wile an uncirculated...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: One sided coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Jennifer, It looks like someone ground this down. You can get excited if the weight is 5.0grams. In this case the weight would be correct and it could be a mint error but I suspect from the looks that this coin was the victim of someone with access...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver coin with serial number, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Jasmine, What you have here is a replica coin. This one is a replica of a Morgan Dollar. If it is silver the value would be about $35 depending on the actual weight. If it is not marked .999 or .925 then chances are that it is only plated and worth...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: susan b anthony dollar, frank gasparro, collector interest
frank gasparro, collector interest, susan b anthony dollar: The Series date on currency does not change every year like the date on coins. The BEP continued to use the 1976 Series date on $2 bills for 20 years, until it was replaced in 1995. So they made lots & lots & lots of these 1976 dated notes. Being very common...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: swiss coin, grade coins, copper nickel
grade coins, copper nickel, swiss collection: Hi Gary, Switzerland is very nice to collect but some older years are very valuable and rare. I have also lot of Rappen coins and if you need some help i can give you some coins in XF - UNC quality. KM#26 5 RAPPEN 2.0000 g., Copper-Nickel, 17.1 mm....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: TC Counter Mark, TC counter Mark, 19th century coin
TC counter Mark, 19th century coin: Interesting. Thanks for asking Question. The Font is the same, the era of coin also matches but struck lot differently and on a silver coin. This one is clearly not used as a Coffee Token in Ceylon which never used Silver. It may help understand...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Texas quarter, texas state quarter, mint mark
texas state quarter, mint mark, silver proof: By the photo it does just look standard. It is the edge of the coin that I would need to see. My suggestion would be to find a coin dealer in your area to show it to. Most are happy to help. I have people come into my shop all the time to show me stuff...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Thaler exchange rate?, foreign coins, exhange rates
foreign coins, exhange rates, same time period: Hi Karol, At that time the coins were exchanged based on metal content. Thalers from various German states did not have consistent silver purity or weight in the mid-1800s. Some had a more standardized thaler which was 18.52 grams and .900 silver. These thalers...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S. Quarter misprint, quarter misprint, merica
quarter misprint, merica: Greg, I can t be absolutely sure without seeing it, but it sounds like you have an off-center strike error, caused by the coin blank not getting fully inserted into the press before it got struck. As described, its value is about $5.00 I hope this...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of coin if possible, five shillings, indian head penny
five shillings, indian head penny, indian head cents: Margie, Thank you for your questions. The Indian Head cents are common for those dates. Depending upon the condition (I m assuming they have wear), they are worth roughly a couple of dollars each. If the Large Cent is U.S., it s the Matron Head design....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of series 1934A $5USD Hawaii note, 1934A, $5
1934A, $5, Hawaii: Hi Randall: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Based on the information you provided, and with no photo, I m guessing you have a circulated note. The serial number of the piece will not add to the value. It is like worth a retail of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of unusual 1941 penny, wheat pennies, novice collector
wheat pennies, novice collector, backslash: Gary, I have been asked about pennies with slanted 1 s like this before, and every time it turned out to be caused by some kind of damage to the coin -- it got hit by something that caused movement in the metal of the digits of the dates. Now I have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: wilhelmina koningin der nederlanden dime bracelets, jewelery box, copper nickel
jewelery box, copper nickel, coin jewelry: Hi Mic, They may be worth something extra to a specialist that collects coin jewelry, if they are well crafted. To a typical coin collector the value would be in the silver. There would not be a collectible value on the coins individually as they are common...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Winnipeg 1874-1974 silver dollar, coin worth, accurate appraisal
coin worth, accurate appraisal, silver dollar: Hello Tom, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist to give you the most accurate appraisal possible....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $1 bill, counterfeit money
counterfeit money: Hello Kathy, I have heard of counterfeit notes and coins of all kinds. I would need to see yours to make a determination. If they are counterfeit I suggest you contact your local police department or secret service field office if there is on near you....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1 sided uk 2p piece, 2P, coin
2P, coin, one struck side: Wayne: Thanks for the photo and added description of your odd coin. With no lathe and grinding marks, along with the fact the piece appears to be the same weight and thickness, tends to lead me to believe you may have a legitimate error. The photo verifies...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1769 COIN, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Lee-Anne, Thanks for your question. I would need to see your coin in order to help you to authenticate it or determine the value. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy and sell all kinds...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1771-1869 Norwegian coins, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Kellie, The coins that you have will have value. From that time period they are very collectible so long as you can read all the dates and information on each coin and there are no holes or other problems. The specific value would be based on the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1855 Blake & Company Gold $20, 1855, Blake & Company
1855, Blake & Company, Gold: Hi Teri: I ve answered a similar question like yours several times. Without more of a description, I m going to assume you have a Blake and Co. $20 gold piece. Either photos, as well as weight, diameter, thickness, and metal composition, help to establish...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1855 California Gold Coin 1/2, memphis state, memphis area
memphis state, memphis area, ana member: John, There are literally 100+ fakes out there for every real Californial Fractional Gold Piece -- they even made fakes back in the 1800 s -- therefore first-hand examination by an expert is required. Average condition real pieces are worth hundreds...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1875h british penny, coin number, dark tone
coin number, dark tone, obv: Hi Roy, This is quite scarce coin so we can expect good value for a coin in UNC. If patina is in great condition, attractive and very persistent then you wont lose much value on it. Be careful with cleaning because patina could be sometimes fragile and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1883 liberty nickel no cents error, e pluribus unum, liberty nickel
e pluribus unum, liberty nickel, interested collector: Bart, It was popular to stash away the No Cents nickels back in 1883, so even though there were only about 1/3 as many of the No Cents variety minted as there were the With Cents variety, being stashed away and not circulated, the survival rate is much...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1911 High Grade Penny?, 1911, cent
1911, cent, matte: Beck: You are likely right on why coin had shine under the crud, but unfortunately you ve likely reduced any numismatic value the coin had by trying to clean it. Never try to clean coins, and worse yet, rub the surfaces to remove the crud. Sorry,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1922 Peace Dollar, peace dollar, mint mark
peace dollar, mint mark, peace dollars: Hi Heather, This is Krause catalog specification and coin number: Peace Dollar Liberty Head left obverse Eagle facing right perched on rock reverse KM# 150 • 26.7300 g., 0.9000 Silver, 0.7734 oz. ASW, 38.1 mm. • Designer: Anthony DeFrancisci Date...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1922 Peace Dollar error?, peace dollar, peace dollars
peace dollar, peace dollars, coin collector: Hi Rod, It appears to me to be in some sort of a bezel. The bezel (frame) around the coin is most likely sterling silver and was adhered years ago. That is why it appears to be part of the coin. I get in a lot of silver dollars that were on keychains...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1922 usa centavos, 1922, centavos
1922, centavos, coin: Katherine: You don t say whether your coin is copper or silver in color, nor any wording, but I think you have a Philippines coin. You should be able to verify this and estimate the value of your coin at this site: http://www.coinsite.com/content/faq/Philippines.asp...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1936 buffalo nickle, 1936, error
1936, error, flat edge: Hi Cory: Thanks for the question. Based on your description and photo, your coin appears to be damaged, and not an error. This flat side can not be mint made. A retaining collar holds the blank during striking and makes the coin round. Your coin does...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1940 s wheat penny, 1940-S, cent
1940-S, cent, error: James: Thanks for the question. The value of a coin error depends on error type, date, mintmark, and condition. Without a photo, it is difficult to give you and exact reply, but from your description, it sounds like you may have a filled die strike....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943 White/Silver Penny, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Paula, Thanks for your email. Just for clarification. Pennies were 90% copper until 1943 when they produced pennies made from zinc coated steel. These coins will stick to a magnet. There has never been any silver in US pennies. They did add...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1947 5 francs coin, mint mark, aluminum bronze
mint mark, aluminum bronze, womans head: Hi Becky, Sorry for the delay in answering your question. The difference between these two varieties is the material they are made of. The rare one is aluminum-bronze and has a yellow color. The common variety is aluminum, silver colored and very light weight....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1958 DDO? The Puzzle..., wheat penny, linclon
wheat penny, linclon, pennys: Hi Beck, I m not real familiar with this particular DDO, but I do know there are more than one variety of DDO for the 1958 penny. However, the only major variety -- the only one that s worth any significant money -- is the number 1, and from what I m reading,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1958 DDO?, 1937, 1958
1937, 1958, cent: Beck: As I ve said before, there are thousands of die varieties on the Lincoln cent, and most are not RARE. The attached photo of the 1958 DDO does not help me to verify your coin. I m not aware of any other verified I958 doubled dies. You need to contact...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1959 D Penny Errors, 1959D, value
1959D, value, Lincoln: Beck: Minor variations of the date and mintmark are fairly common for cents struck in the 1950 s and 1960 s, and normally do not command a premium for circulated coins. It is close to impossible to keep up on all the variations, and most are not scarce...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 Pennys Question?, metal punch, kissimmee fl
metal punch, kissimmee fl, us mint: Beck, That s an interesting theory, but unfortunately did not happen. If you have a coin with a big B (or any other letter, number, or symbol) stamped INTO it, then this was something that was done after the coin left the mint, usually by somebody with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 Pennys Simple Question?, counter stamped, engraved
counter stamped, engraved, error: Mirza: Coins with engraving or counter stamping are altered, and not errors. The U.S. Mint did not use these methods to identify bad coins. Your coin with a portion of E PLURBUS UNUM missing may be an error caused from a greased or filled die, but I can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1965 quarter, Identify coin errors, quarters
Identify coin errors, quarters, counterstamp : Hi Carol, I d have to see it to be sure but it sounds like a counterstamp that occurred after the coin left the mint. If this is the case it would. Of have any value above 25 cents. Regards, David McConaghy 401-339-2934 New England Coin Exchange ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1969 US penny, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello, This is kind of a novelty coin. These stamps were put on the coins during this time period. You can often find Kennedy s face on Lincoln cents too. The value is pretty low on these, about 50 cents or so. Regards, David McConaghy New England...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1970 s Small Date DDO?, mint mark, back letters
mint mark, back letters, lincolns: Beck, You re gonna need to get a camera set-up that you can photograph these tiny varieties, so you can share with the variety experts. Here s some links : CONECA Master Listing of Die Varieties : http://www.varietyvista.com/CONECA%20Master%20Listings.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1971 D Kennedy Half Dollar DDR?, kennedy half dollar, hi beck
kennedy half dollar, hi beck, coincommunity: Hi Beck, Here s a link to a real 1971-D DDR : http://www.goldengatecoins.com/KHC169a.htm Here s a link to a machine doubled 1971-D : http://www.coincommunity.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=78123 Here s a link to one on ebay that s described...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 Bicentennial Medals, bronze medals, plastic capsules
bronze medals, plastic capsules, bicentennial series: Hi Roy, I see this situation on eBay all the time -- almost every dealer selling gold plated National Bicentennial Medals has no clue that he does not have the much rarer gold plated one, but rather the much more common brass one. But it sounds better...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 $20 offset transfer, 1977, $20
1977, $20, FRN: Hi Doug: Thanks for the question. The pictures were not attached with the question, but based on your description, they are likely worth between $300 to $500 each. The best place to sell would be an auction or sell to an error specialist. Here s link...