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Coin Collecting: Canadian paper money., Canada
Canada: Hi Laurie, with moderate wear its worth $1.If signature is Lawson-Bouey and uncirculated it may be $5. Crow-Bouey and uncirculated it may be $3.50. If serial number is AFF or higher and uncirculated it may be $6. You might try Ebay.com for similar pieces...

Coin Collecting: Chinese coin, China, Taiwan
China, Taiwan: Hi Joseph, what size and metal is the coin? What is on the other side? Are there any numbers? If you have clear pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. World coin pictures and some values may be found here:...

Coin Collecting: COIN FROM GERMANY/ PRUSSIA, kaiser wilhelm 1, exact grade
kaiser wilhelm 1, exact grade, plateform: Hi Ken, This is a medal for what would have been the 100th birthday of Kaiser Wilhelm I, though he actually died 10 years before that at age 90. This was a major even that the Prussians celebrated in spirit . There were several different medals issued for...

Coin Collecting: Coin, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, riyal: Hi Helen, It looks like a copper-nickel Iranian 2 Riyal dated 1333 (1964). It may be worth $1 to $3 in that condition. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots more interesting info. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin, commemorative piece, liberty justice
commemorative piece, liberty justice, eagle head: Hi Again Filiberto: Thanks for your follow-up question. If that is it, then it should retail for between $5 and $10 to an interested collector. Please remember to go to the experts site to rate both this answer as well as my original response. Check...

Coin Collecting: Coin date mis-struck, nazi coins, mint mark
nazi coins, mint mark, german nazi: Hi John, This is a German/Nazi 50 reichspfennig, made of aluminum. The numerals on these and other Nazi coins have this particular style, with the large loops on numbers 6 or 9. It is actually completely normal for the digit to look that way. I have attached...

Coin Collecting: Coin ID, Prussia
Prussia: Hi Ted, There were 812,000 of the German 5 Mark coins issued by the kingdom of Prussia that year featuring the king of Prussia theta year (William I 1861-88). It contains .8038 of an ounce of silver. Collector value may be worth about $20 with heavy wear to...

Coin Collecting: Coin identification, France
France: Hi Emma, There were 8.3 million of these French 10 Franc coins minted that year in Paris. The words mean Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood. This coin should weigh 10.0 grams and would contain .2186 of an ounce of silver. Collector value may be worth about $3.50...

Coin Collecting: Coin from Middle East?, Israel
Israel: Hi Morgan, it may be an Israeli 5 agorot. It would be worth less that a dollar. Try looking here: World coin pictures and some values may be found here: http://worldcoingallery.com/index.htm , http://www.coinarchives.com/ , http://omnicoin.com/search/ , http://allnumis.com/...

Coin Collecting: Coin value, India
India: Hi Naz, there are over a dozen varieties that may affect its value, The most common s collector value collector value may be worth about $18 with heavy wear to around $25 with moderate wear to maybe $35 with light wear. You might also try a library for a...

Coin Collecting: Coins, standard catalog of world coins, pic thanks
standard catalog of world coins, pic thanks, world coin: Hi Trula, You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots more interesting info. World coin pictures and some values may be found here: http://worldcoingallery.com/index.htm , http://www.coinarchives.com/...

Coin Collecting: Commemorative Coin Value, Hayes, token
Hayes, token, 1880's: Hi Jack: Thanks for your question. Without more of a description and/or a photo, it is really hard to pinpoint what you may have. I ll do my best, but if you want to ask a follow-up question and provide more information, I ll revise my answer as required....

Coin Collecting: Curious about a 1912 coin from NJ that I have, 1912, token
1912, token, weights and measures: Hi S. Eck: Thanks for your question. I m not aware of this token, or it s value, but did find an active listing for a similar piece on eBay. See: http://cgi.ebay.com.au/DEPT-WEIGHTS-AND-MEASURES-TOKEN-STATE-NEW-JERSEY-/220630507921?cmd=ViewItem%26pt=AU_Exonumia_Medals_Tokens%26hash=item335e9a6191...

Coin Collecting: chinese coins, zinc nickel, memorial coins
zinc nickel, memorial coins, chinese coins: Hi Marketa, Unfortunately they are novelty or tourist coins. These are known as fantasy coins. Unlike a counterfeit which is made to look like a real coin, these have designs that never existed on any real coin. It is just a fantasy of the person who made...

Coin Collecting: coin, imp canada, grade coins
imp canada, grade coins, colonial connecticut: Hi Jennifer, It is difficult to give an accurate value without seeing the coins or knowing their condition. I can give you a range depending on the relative condition of the coin. The 1850-R 5 baiocchi is from the Papal States, during the Italian States...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, standard catalog of world coins, chiang kai shek
standard catalog of world coins, chiang kai shek, obverse of a coin: Hi Savitri, If you have a clear picture of the other side (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email me at tbirde@psknet.com. World coin pictures and some values may be found here: http://worldcoingallery.com/index.htm , http://www.coinarchives.com/...

Coin Collecting: coin origen, Egypyt
Egypyt: Weird, it loooks like an Egyptian 2 piastres but it do doesn t match up. You might also try your question here: http://forums.collectors.com/categories.cfm?catid=6 Brad Hi Ron, If you have clear pictures of the other side (not over 1 megabyte each please)...

Coin Collecting: is my coin valuable?, louis xiii, monarch
louis xiii, monarch, best wishes: Hello Andrea. If you cannot see either the monarch s portrait or any words relating to who it is then it is unlikely to be very valuable. If it is 1619 then the king would be Louis Xiii and you need to see if there is any sign of that. basically it sounds...

Coin Collecting: coin value, South Africa
South Africa: Hi Gregory, There were 1.7 million of these 5 shilling coins minted that year commemorating the 400th anniversary founding of Capetown. This coin should weigh 28.28 grams and would contain .4546 of an ounce of silver. Collector value may be worth about $9...

Coin Collecting: coin value, standard catalog of world coins, mercury dime
standard catalog of world coins, mercury dime, few coins: Hi Debi, Collector value of a coin depends on denomination (face value), date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Peace 1921 dollar, $14+...

Coin Collecting: coins, queen elizabeth ii, standard catalog of world coins
queen elizabeth ii, standard catalog of world coins, king george vi: Hi Blake, Collector value of a coin depends on denomination (face value), date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Cuba 1920 5 centavos,...

Coin Collecting: I have coins, liberte egalite fraternite, standard catalog of world coins
liberte egalite fraternite, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark: Hi Imogene, Collector value of a coin depends on denomination (face value), date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. 1. France 2 Francs...

Coin Collecting: coins and their values, standard catalog of world coins, coin shop
standard catalog of world coins, coin shop, approximate values: Sheila, With so many I ll have to refer you to World coin pictures and some values may be found here: http://worldcoingallery.com/index.htm , http://www.coinarchives.com/ , http://omnicoin.com/search/ , http://allnumis.com/ , and http://www.numismaster.com/ta/numis.jsp...

Coin Collecting: currency exchange, Turkey
Turkey: Hi Stephanie, about .33 U.S. http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/ Collector value my be about $15 if uncirculated. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of Paper Money for pictures, values and lots more interesting info. ...

Coin Collecting: Dollar Bill Ink Stain, ebay, ink stain
ebay, ink stain, coin shop: Hi Bob, Error value depends on date, type and extent of the error as well as amount of folds or wear and collector demand. I can t say for sure if this a min error or occurred afterward. You might try the following Paper Money Errors links: http://coinsite.com/html/USCurrencyErrors.asp...

Coin Collecting: deutsches reich coins, Germany
Germany: Hi Bob, There were 6 million of these German 1 Mark coins minted in Stuttgart (F). It contains .1606 of an ounce of silver. Collector value may be worth about $3 with heavy wear to around $8 with moderate wear to maybe $40 with light wear. You might also...

Coin Collecting: dime, copper nickel, copper core
copper nickel, copper core, seperation: David, Your coin has been exposed to heat, causing the seperation between the layers of metal in the coin -- the copper/nickel outer layer has bubbled away from the copper core. Considered damaged by collectors, your coin has no added value. Dan ...

Coin Collecting: dime, 1965, dime
1965, dime, error: Hi Bri: Thanks for your question. I took your photo and enlarged it to view it better. At best, it appears to be what is called a rim burr, and considered minor in nature. From the photo, your 1965 dime appears to be circulated, and about extra fine...

Coin Collecting: One and two dollar canadian bill, Canada
Canada: Hi Liz, Collector value of a note depends on date, denomination (face value), series letter or signature and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. With more info I ll be glad to help further. Bra...

Coin Collecting: E Pluribus Unum coin, e pluribus unum, e pluribus unum coin
e pluribus unum, e pluribus unum coin, mark edgar: Edgar, In that year (1921) the mintmark really does not make a significant difference in the value of Morgan dollars -- all three mints are considered common. The only way your coin would be worth more is if it is a lustrous, relatively mark-free, uncirculated...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: East Africa Old Coins, East Africa
East Africa: Hi Rogers, Following are the value estimates of the coins with heavy, medium and light wear: 1949, & 1952 King George one Shilling .15,.30, $1.50 (1924 50 cents) $1.25, $2, $7 .0625 of an ounce of silver. 1954, 1960 Queen Elizabeth 50 cents .10, ..25,...

Coin Collecting: Elvis presley coin, Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands: Hi Randy, The Marshall Is. have issued hundreds or more of different designs of coins to supplement their tourist income. They usually go of $5 if copper-nickel and $20 if a Proof. You might try Ebay.com for similar pieces for comparison. You might also...

Coin Collecting: Error dimes 1969, two dimes, impressions
two dimes, impressions, presidents: Mark, I would need to see pictures to be sure, but it sounds to me like somebody used some kind of tool to smash two dimes together, leaving the doubled image on one side and the V-shaped impressions on the other side. As such it would be considered damaged...

Coin Collecting: error $20, $20, FRN
$20, FRN, error: Hi Denise: Thanks for your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Obverse print, reverse print, and serial numbers with green seal print. From your description and photo, the error is on the front of the note. Condition...

Coin Collecting: estimated value of Netherlands coin, mint condition, visible damage
mint condition, visible damage, maximum values: Hi Linda, There are two varieties for this date. If your coins has a letter B below the G on the back of the coin, that is a more common variety. The absence of a B makes it more valuable. Since I have no way of knowing the condition of your coin I can only...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: French Coin, question thanks, 1864
question thanks, 1864, elaine: Hello Elaine, that means it was minted in Strasbourg. This mint produced 2.7 million copies of that coin in 1864. In the condition you describe it s worth almost nothing, say £2.00. The value rises to £200-300 in top condition; but that is when a coin looks...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1911 error v nickel, exact size, nickel
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1911 error v nickel, exact size, nickel, rim

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1930 munt van het koningrijk der nederlanden, sorry in advance, nederlanden
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1930 munt van het koningrijk der nederlanden, sorry in advance, nederlanden, old coin

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1974 penny, denver mint, dollar coin
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1974 penny, denver mint, dollar coin, 5m

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1980 Zinc Penny, copper prices, coin values
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1980 Zinc Penny, copper prices, coin values, zinc

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1986-D Lincoln Cent, copper plating, hoax
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1986-D Lincoln Cent, copper plating, hoax, zinc

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1986 US Quarter error, middle layers, reeding
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1986 US Quarter error, middle layers, reeding, coin show

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1994 penny with heart that say i love you, heart, novelty catalog
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1994 penny with heart that say i love you, heart, novelty catalog, johnson smith

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: APPRECIATION, journey
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: APPRECIATION, journey

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dime, cud
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dime, cud

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: East Africa Old Coins, coins, rogers
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: East Africa Old Coins, coins, rogers, nairobi

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: star notes, funny stuff, seth
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: star notes, funny stuff, seth, good luck

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Vatican city coin?, pope st pius x, st pius x
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Vatican city coin?, pope st pius x, st pius x, vatican city

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Winston Churchill Coin Valuation, half sovereign, lion
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Winston Churchill Coin Valuation, half sovereign, lion

Coin Collecting: foriegn coin, standard catalog of world coins, arabic numbers
standard catalog of world coins, arabic numbers, megabyte: Hi Bernie, Japanese and Arabic numbers: http://userwebs.psknet.com/tbirde/Arabic_Jap.jpg If you have clear pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard...

Coin Collecting: found a gold quarter, gold quarter
gold quarter: This did not happen at the US Mint, it was done afterwards by some marketing company. Although it looks nice, it is only worth 25 cents. This is the type of coin that is sold on QVC. I m sorry you don t like my answer as indicated by your rating of me,...

Coin Collecting: George III ,spade guinea 1795, british gold coins, king george iii
british gold coins, king george iii, ounce of gold: Hi Jon, It is likely a brass spade guinea token that resembled the British gold coins minted between 1787 and 1799. The shield was spade shaped. All genuine King George III (1760-1820) guineas weigh 8.35 grams, contain .2461 of an ounce of gold, and have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Georgius 1111 coin, laurel wreath, layman terms
laurel wreath, layman terms, chris answer: Hi Chris; ebay is your best bet. Describe the coin as best you can in layman terms and then invite bidders to make their own assessmnet of grading from the pics. If you cannot upload decent, detailed pics than just keep the coin; it will never sell with a...

Coin Collecting: German Coin 1774, madonna and child, german coin
madonna and child, german coin, high grades: Hi AJ, This indeed is a coin from Bavaria, with the design of a silver dollar sized thaler. The reverse should have the Madonna and child with the words Patrona Bavariae . Due to the scratches, a practical auction value would be $25 to $40 on the US market...

Coin Collecting: GOLD COINS, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, mint mark: Hi Michael, Collector value of a coin depends on denomination (face value), date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Most of there are...

Coin Collecting: Gold plated silver medalion, commemorative medallions, nickel alloy
commemorative medallions, nickel alloy, merchant mariner: Hi Christopher, This medal is now known in silver. It appears to be the gilded white metal variety, which were produced by the Valentine Co. in NY. The bronze pieces were made by several European companies. Basically it is a tin-nickel alloy which is then...

Coin Collecting: Groshen, Austria
Austria: The groshen system was often used in southern Germany and Austria while the pfennig was more prevalent in the north. They most were equal in values. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots...

Coin Collecting: gold quarter, 2001, State Quarter
2001, State Quarter, Kentucky: Hi Destiny: Thanks for your question. Your coin is not an official mint product, but something that was done to alter the coins appearance after it left the mint. It has no real added numismatic value, but these coins trade at about $4 to $5 each to...

Coin Collecting: golden coin, price of metals, novice collector
price of metals, novice collector, living in the netherlands: Hi Riza, You will find that 95% of the time you will get realistic offers in the $300 ($5 dollar) and $150 (2 1/2 dollar) range for your two coins. A lot depends on condition. Without seeing the coins in person it is impossible for me to give you an exact...

Coin Collecting: Helvetia, Switzerland
Switzerland: Hi Amber, Helvetia is the Latin name the Romans gave the Switzerland area over 2000 years ago. The Swiss achieved an independent confederation of cantons in 1291. There were 51.7 million of these copper-nickel Swiss 1/2 Francs minted that year in Bern (B)...

Coin Collecting: hi there, wood, nickel
wood, nickel, small: Hi Jean: Thanks for your question. I ve had a lot of wooden nickels in my collecting history. All were round or a flat rectangle. Many wooden nickels sell anywhere from ten to fifteen cents apiece to several dollars, depending on the number of pieces...

Coin Collecting: Identification Help, Iraq
Iraq: Hi James, This is a nickel Iraqi 500 fills dated 1982. Collector value may be worth about $1 with heavy wear to around $2.50 with moderate wear to maybe $4 with light wear. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for...

Coin Collecting: Indian Coins, India
India: Hi Purnima, If a coin has been damaged by becoming part of the jewelry or plate or cannot be separated from the jewelry without damage then its value lies in the piece of jewelry and not as a coin. Security ridge on a coin has a groove along the central line...

Coin Collecting: Information on Authentication of Coins, Coin Certification Services
Coin Certification Services: You Have a few options. The American Numismatic Association Certification Service (ANACS) Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Numismatic Guarantee Corporation (NGC) I believe that the only service that an individual can use is NGC. The...

Coin Collecting: Italian Lira, Italy
Italy: Amber, Collector value of a coin depends on denomination (face value), date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. If you start by listing...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: identify orgin of coin, federated state, upha
federated state, upha, good shape: Hi again Jo, The other side is sharper than I had assumed. This would be right around a $15 at auction, up to $25 in a retail shop. One thing to remember with low coins is that mintage is relative. For example, a coin from France with 100,000 minted will...

Coin Collecting: identify origin of coin, South Korea
South Korea: Hi Richard, There were 60 million of these copper-nickel 100 Won coin from South Korea featuring Admiral Lee Soon-shin who defeated a Japanese invasion fleet with turtle boats beginning in 1592 minted that year. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yi_Sun-sin ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: identity of coin/token?, copper nickel, nickel alloy
copper nickel, nickel alloy, world coins: The date area is worn almost smooth. It would be directly below the 5 and wreath at the center of the bottom of this side. I can make out what appears to be the top portion of a faint Persian 2 or 3 for the last numeral. This would make it Solar Year 1332...

Coin Collecting: Juliana Koningin Der Nederlanden Coin, Netherlands
Netherlands: Hi Sarah, There were 20 million of these nickel Dutch 2-1/2 Gulden coins minted that year in Utrecht featuring Queen Juliana (1948-80). It may be worth .25 to 42.50 depending on amount of wear and collector demand. You might also try a library for a copy...

Coin Collecting: Lucky Penny, feather headdress, mormon temple
feather headdress, mormon temple, lawniczak: Hello, Kristin, yes you have a large lucky penny, kind of like a paperweight. These were made in my experience in the early 1900s or so and so very unlikely yours was made in 1847, but was commemorating the Mormon arrival in Utah, made much later. These...

Coin Collecting: Mexican 8reales, mint condition, exact type
mint condition, exact type, counterfeits: Hi Seth, This would be an 8 reales from the Guadalajara mint. it s an early date, but not a particularly rare one. What leads you to think that it s a counterfeit? Have you weighed the coin. The reference weigh for a genuine coin is right around 27 grams....

Coin Collecting: Mexican One Gold ounce coin, gold ounce, ounce of gold
gold ounce, ounce of gold, angel of independence: Try going to www.ebay.com and doing a search for Mexican one ounce gold. Also do similar searches at www.google.com. Be very careful though in buying -- unless your coin is certified as genuine by a major reputable grading service, it may be counterfeit...

Coin Collecting: Mexico 1830 Zs OM 8 reales, Mexico
Mexico: Hi John, it could well be an interim strike that slipped through. Interesting! No idea of value. You might take it by a local coin shop for a first hand opinion: http://find.mapmuse.com/interest/coin_dealers . You might try Ebay.com for similar pieces for...

Coin Collecting: Misprint penny dated 197 s, geology work, san francisco mint
geology work, san francisco mint, mint error: Sometimes things like pieces of cloth or other debris can get on a die, so that a part of the piece isn t struck. That may be what happened with your piece. It is called a struck through piece. Try going to www.ebay.com and doing a search for struck through...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted/Off centered Penny, 1987, cent
1987, cent, off center strike: Hi Sierra: Thanks for your question. It is difficult to answer your question exactly without a photo or seeing the coin, but I ll try. If you want to ask a follow-up question by providing a photo of the coin, I ll modify the answer, if required. From...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted quarter, wich, quarters
wich, quarters, mint: Christian, If the quarter is dated 1979 or older, then it would not have a mintmark if it was made at the main mint in Philadelphia -- P mintmarks were not added to quarters until 1980. Also, all mintmarks on quarters 1964 or older are on the back side...

Coin Collecting: Misunderstanding, coin book, hi li
coin book, hi li, ebay: Hi Li, I apologize for assuming you had all the information already. Please understand that as a volunteer on this site I often receive questions from people asking about something that someone else had already answered (usually because they did not like...

Coin Collecting: no mintmark on nickels, mint mark, nickels
mint mark, nickels, five cents: Shane, It is normal for there to be no mintmark on a nickel this old -- it just means the coin was made at the main mint in Philadelphia -- P mintmarks were not added to nickels until 1980. In circulated condition it has no added value. Dan ...

Coin Collecting: mixture of world coins, France, Germany
France, Germany: Hi Lauren, Collector value of a coin depends on denomination (face value), date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. If with heavy wear:...

Coin Collecting: munt uit groot britannia., Great Britain
Great Britain : Hi Rienn, There were 16.4 million of these British 1/2 Crown coins minted that year featuring King George V (1910-36). This coin should weigh 14.138 grams and would contain .2273 of an ounce of silver. Collector value may be worth about $4 with heavy wear...

Coin Collecting: Nazi Coin, berlin mint, zinc metal
berlin mint, zinc metal, colored surfaces: Hi Adria, This is a 1 reichspfennig, made at the Berlin mint. It s a common year with tens of millions made. In good condition without major white spots or corrosion it s worth right around $5. If the coin still has shiny silvery luster present, rather than...

Coin Collecting: New Double headed Quarter, 2 headed quarter
2 headed quarter: Hi Paul, These are sold in magic and novelty shops for about $7. When coins are struck, the obverse and reverse dies strike the coin blank (planchet) simultaneously. SO technically, it is impossible for there to be an authentic double headed coin. Regards,...

Coin Collecting: nickle, hylas, rare coin
hylas, rare coin, nickle: Hi Victor, First we would have to determine what it is made of. It may be copper plated, or solid copper. we have to weigh and inspect the coin to determine authenticity. Then and only then can we place a value on it. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin Collecting: Odd Hundred Dollar Bill, 1996, $100
1996, $100, FRN: Hi Alex: Thanks for your question. Yes, your note appears to be a real error and worth more than the face value of $100! While condition is very important, this type of error is very scarce on the hundred dollar bill because fewer of this denomination...

Coin Collecting: old hitler coin, hitler der fuhrer, german coins
hitler der fuhrer, german coins, adolf hitler: Hi Tim, This would be an aluminum badge from the 1930 Reichstag election. There are a variety of these medals that were given out to all party members and others who participated. Unfortunately they do not have much value. The last one I saw at auction in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old italy paper money 1943, Italy
Italy: I forgot to mention that the the notes are Allied occupation money for Italy at the end of WWII. Lire is plural for Lira. The date on the 20 centesimi coin featuring Vittorio Emanuele III (1900-46) should be 1941. You might also try a library for a copy...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old louis and maria coin reply, louis xvi and marie antoinette, silver medallion
louis xvi and marie antoinette, silver medallion, good shape: Hi MArie, Yes you got the date right. I actuall y gave you a mis-attribution... this medal is for the marriage of Louis XV and Marie Leszczynski, the parents of Louis XVI who married Marie Antoinette in 1770. The value is till accurate, as all of these...

Coin Collecting: old money, standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money
standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money, paper bills: Hi Sheila, Currency Reproductions are common and have virtually no collector value. You can find a list of the ones that have been made here: http://www.ronscurrency.com/rcbogus.htm The German notes Collector value depend on date, denomination (face...

Coin Collecting: old penny, ok shape, united states coins
ok shape, united states coins, guidebook of united states coins: Hi Ken, If it is a U.S. cent collector value may be worth about $.50 with heavy wear to around $1.50 with moderate wear to maybe $5 with light wear. You might also try a library for a copy of the Guidebook of United States Coins for pictures, values and...

Coin Collecting: Pennies, old pennies, baseball theme
old pennies, baseball theme, us mint: Hi Jacob, The themes were most likely stamped into the coins, not produced at the US Mint. Many marketing companies will do this to raise funds for an event or awareness about an important issue. Aside from being different, they have no value above...

Coin Collecting: Pennies, Lincoln, cent
Lincoln, cent, value: Hi Chaz: Thanks for your question. You don t mention if your coins have different mint marks. When establishing the value of a collection, date, mint mark and condition are all factors. Look at the following link to roughly determine condition. Circulated...

Coin Collecting: Peruvian gold coin, gold bullion, gold coins
gold bullion, gold coins, collectible market: Hi Carla, There were a bit more than 50 made that year. The actual number is 1,898 coins for 1955 and this is pretty much the same for the other years as well. A few years had as many as 11,000 coins made and some years had as little as 300 to 500 made. ...

Coin Collecting: Peruvian gold coins, gold bullion, peruvian gold
gold bullion, peruvian gold, gold coins: Hi, This coin is made of 22 karat gold and contains just a little less than one ounce of pure gold. I do not know the condition of your coin without seeing it. If it has been circulated then the value is gold bullion, which is $1,200 to $1,250 on the current...

Coin Collecting: Polish coins, Poland
Poland: Hi Jim, There were 27,400 of the gold 20 Zlotych coins featuring King Boleslaw. This coin should weigh 6.4516 grams and would contain .1867 of an ounce of gold. No 25 Zlotych coins have been made. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog...

Coin Collecting: Price of coins, Netherlands
Netherlands: Hi Alex, there were no 1908 proof made but occasional dates of proof coins like 1908 Guilder, 1907 half guilder and such were occasionally made. They do go for a few hundred dollasrs if in original condition, Proof coins have mirror fields that allows reflecting...

Coin Collecting: planchets, 194_D, cent
194_D, cent, error: Hi Russell: Thanks for the question. Why not take it to a local coin shop and give them the opportunity to evaluate the coin? Most are usually willing to do that for no charge. They will let you know if it is real or damaged/altered and what it is approximately...

Coin Collecting: please help, king and emperor, dollar coin
king and emperor, dollar coin, half dollar: Hi Richard, Does it have a country name on it? World coin pictures and some values may be found here: http://worldcoingallery.com/index.htm , http://www.coinarchives.com/ , http://omnicoin.com/search/ , http://allnumis.com/ , and http://www.numismaster.com/ta/numis.jsp...

Coin Collecting: presidential five dollar coin series, price of metals, novice collector
price of metals, novice collector, coin shops: Hi Nancy, The coin is to new for me to have catalog information on and therefore I cannot give you the exact metal content of the coin. But, since one Liberia dollar is worth about .07 U.S. Cents I can safely guess the coin is clad or made of nickel and...

Coin Collecting: Quarter with dime imprint, 1989, quarter
1989, quarter, dime imprint on reverse: Hi Tracie: Thanks for your question. From your photo, the coin appears to be altered outside the mint. It looks like someone placed a dime over your quarter and squeezed the two coins together, causing the dime s reverse side to be imprinted onto the...

Coin Collecting: QV Token - Cumberland Jack - To Hanover, gold sovereign, queen victoria
gold sovereign, queen victoria, gold coins: Hi Keith, Most To Hanover brass counters depict Queen Victoria on the obverse. Victoria became Queen of Great Britain in 1837, but because she was a woman she could not become King of Hanover like her predecessors had also been. Her unpopular uncle the Duke...

Coin Collecting: queen elizabeth coin, Great Britain
Great Britain: Hi Jenny, There were 2 sizes of there copper-nickel British 10 pence coins made that year. The small maybe worth up to about $.50 if uncirculated condition (no wear). The larger one is scarcer. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog...

Coin Collecting: republique fancaise coin, copper blanks, genuine coins
copper blanks, genuine coins, french coins: Hi Chelsea, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the coins on this bracelet are not actual genuine coins. They are thin cast mirror copies, as you mentioned the back is an impression of the front, which are often seen on belly dancer s belts and adornments...

Coin Collecting: repulique francaise indian coindrop bracelet. (made of french coins), copper rings, french coins
copper rings, french coins, coin drop: Hi Chelsea, If a coin has been damaged by becoming part of the jewelry or cannot be separated from the jewelry without damage then its value lies in the piece of jewelry and its silver and not as a coin. I have no idea the value of the bracelet. Bra...

Coin Collecting: Sarawak Super Rare 1941H 1 cent coin, malaysia singapore, biz index
malaysia singapore, biz index, sarawak: All I have to go be is Krause: 400 800 1200 1800 dollars in F, VF, XF, Unc. You might try Ebay.com for similar pieces for comparison. Find The Encyclopedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei 1400-1967 at http://www.subj.biz/index.php?s=2ae3b56e74ec7bf6cc0e0e2c18f30075&showforum=14...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Spanish coin - Fake?, spanish coins, silver coins
spanish coins, silver coins, spanish coin: Hi again Rene, This is also unfortunately a counterfeit. If you take a close look at the picture I have attached you can see the difference. The beads, legends and details are much too crude and irregular. For example, the coin you posted appears to have...

Coin Collecting: State Quarter, collector interest, state quarter
collector interest, state quarter, grease: Danny, Due to greasing of the stamping presses, this happens more often than you might think. The grease gets onto the stamping dies and prevents the complete stamping of the coin -- usually letters or numbers go missing. Collector interest for this...

Coin Collecting: Off Struck Indian Head penny, indian head penny, indian head cents
indian head penny, indian head cents, lincoln: Hi Michael, These errors are quite collectible on Indian head cents. A Lincoln cent may be worth $5 to $25 depending if there is a visible date or not, what the date is and overall condition. For the Indian cent you describe the value would be in the range...

Coin Collecting: "s" pennies, answer homework questions, homework question
answer homework questions, homework question, little more grace: Well simply put yes s mint cents are usally better but not always like in the case of the 1914-d coin much better than the s mint of the same year,a good place to start leaning about coins and collecting would be getting a copy of the redbook at a local dealers...

Coin Collecting: selling all my change I have saved for over 20 years, rolls, coins
rolls, coins, dispose of: Hi Frances: Thanks for your question. I m sorry you feel as if no one is interested in your coins. It is true even some banks no longer accept rolls of coins, and some places charge a fee for you to turn in your change. Any of your silver coins (.900...

Coin Collecting: silver trade unit?, troy ounce, silver trade
troy ounce, silver trade, word liberty: Hi Richard, This is a privately issued piece and is called a silver round , usually a one Troy ounce (31.1 grams) of silver piece. It is worth the silver value plus whatever someone may pay for it. Current silver values: http://www.kitco.com/market/ . ...

Coin Collecting: six pence 1962, Great Britain
Great Britain : Hi Monica, There were 166.5 million of theses British copper-nickel 6 pence coins minted that year featuring Queen Elizabeth II (1952-). Collector value may be worth about .10 with heavy wear to around .15 with moderate wear to maybe .35 with light wear to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: star notes, 2004, $50
2004, $50, FRN: Seth: OK. Got it. I believe I already answered the question. Series 2004 star fifty dollar notes are listed at $100 in choice crisp uncirculated condition for all letter designations or Federal Reserve Branches. The retail value may increase by 10% to 50%...

Coin Collecting: U.S dime That has a print of a quarter, 1776-1976, token
1776-1976, token, dime size: Hi Tyler: Thanks for your question. It s hard to say, but you said it has copy on it, so it is not a mint product. I m guessing it s silver in color, but that does not mean it is struck in silver. Many silver pieces will state the fineness. Your piece...

Coin Collecting: Unknown coin, silver coin, gregorian calendar
silver coin, gregorian calendar, year 6: Hi Andy, This is a silver coin from Egypt, dated with ruler s ascension date 1327 (Hijra calendar) and year 6 of rule. This would be 1913 by our Gregorian calendar. This date was made in denominations of 5, 10 and 20 qirsh. These all have the same design,...

Coin Collecting: uncirculated $50 bill from 1969, bestcoin, money values
bestcoin, money values, coin shop: Hi Holly, Collector value of a note depends on date, denomination (face value), series letter or signature and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. It actually may be worth up to maybe $150 if you...

Coin Collecting: unclad kennedy half dollar, kennedy half dollar, kennedy halves
kennedy half dollar, kennedy halves, new penny: Linda, I would need to examine it first hand to be sure, but it may be an unfinished planchet error. They are pretty uncommon for Kennedy halves, so I would estimate value at maybe $20, but you need to get it examined first hand by an expert to be sure...

Coin Collecting: unknown coin possibly Greek, perfect shape, face side
perfect shape, face side, greek origin: Hi Irene, This is actually a coin from Switzerland. It is a 10 rappen which is basically equivalent to 10 cents. These coins are fairly common, but do have some value if they are in mint condition. A coin that shows wear is only worth a dollar or two, but...

Coin Collecting: unusual half-dollar, kennedy half dollar, circular depression
kennedy half dollar, circular depression, magic shops: Mat, These are known as magician s coins. They usually are made out of two of the same coin, making a two-headed or two-tailed coin. Often they are also made from a penny cut out with a dime inserted, so it gives the illusion of turning a penny into a...

Coin Collecting: unusual nickels, safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box
safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box, silver certificates: In the US banks can not confiscate the contents of safe deposit boxes for non payment. The contents would be seized by the state after five years and you should be able to get the stuff back. I can t help you on the coins because of too little information....

Coin Collecting: Value of Gulden, Netherlands
Netherlands: Hi Dottie, this blue and orange 10 Gulden note features Queen Wilhelmina (1890-1948). Collector value may be worth about $5 with heavy wear to around $40 with moderate wear to maybe $75 with light wear. Paper Money Gallery: http://aes.iupui.edu/rwise/notedir/mappage.html...

Coin Collecting: Vatican city coin?, pope pius x, hjorring denmark
pope pius x, hjorring denmark, rough shape: Hi Niels, From what I can tell this is a medallion from around 1910, which would not be in any books on coins or tokens. In the condition it would not have a significant value. Similar medals with this motif from Popes Pius X and Leo XIII sell for 0 to 15...

Coin Collecting: Victorian coin & George III coin., double florin, retail situation
double florin, retail situation, coin image: Hi Mary, The Victoria coin does indeed appear to be a double florin, and in excellent shape as well. There are two varieties of the numeral one in the date - a Roman I is worth slightly more in this condition. You have the Arabic 1 variety. A fair auction...

Coin Collecting: VOC Coins, fakes
fakes: Hi Thorsten, sorry they are fantasy coins. A fantasy piece is when someone creates or hijacks an official design and changes it to suit whatever purpose they imagine that will make the coin interesting enough to sell as a souvenir or conversation piece to...

Coin Collecting: value?, coin blank, perfect shape
coin blank, perfect shape, silver penny: Jodie, I would need to see the 2-cent piece to determine year and condition. If you can reply with a picture I may be able to help. The 1969 penny is likely silver plated (worthless), but may be struck on a foreign coin blank (which can be valuable)...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, South Africa
South Africa: Hi Mary, There were 29 million of these nickel Dutch language South African 20 cents coins minted that year. Collector value may be worth about .10 with heavy wear to around .15 with moderate wear to maybe .20 with light wear to perhaps .40 if uncirculated....

Coin Collecting: value of a one penny 1854, canadian coins, queen victoria
canadian coins, queen victoria, sailing ship: Sorry, I don t have any reference books for Canadian coins, which is what this is. The woman on your piece must be Queen Victoria, who became queen of England in 1837. New Brunswick was a separate British colony until 1867. Try going to www.ebay.com and...

Coin Collecting: victoria regina 1837, token
token: Hi Roger, It was a token, not a coin. It symbolized the Duke of Cumberland going off to Hanover to take the role of Elector, and not Victoria, ending the his claims to rule Britain. a similar can be seen halfway down this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Augustus_I_of_Hanover...

Coin Collecting: Winston Churchill Coin Valuation, gold medallion, carat gold
gold medallion, carat gold, coin valuation: Hi Julie-Ann. I am not clued-up on these mdeallions since there were so many varieties. But I have found you a marvellous place to look. Go here: http://www.taxfreegold.co.uk/1965churchillmedalseaby.html Check that one out and then go back to the main site...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: wheat penny, silver, wheat
silver, wheat, penny: Branden: I really need more information on your coin. A photo of both sides would help. Compare the size, weight, thickness, and diameter to another cent struck in the same date range and send me the information on both pieces in another question. I really...

Coin Collecting: What do I have?, Great Britain
Great Britain: Hi Sonia, There were 6.2 million of these bronze British pennies minted that year and it features Queen Victoria (1837-1901) on one side and on the other side is the allegorical figure of Britannia with shield and a trident which symbolizes Britain s mastery...

Coin Collecting: YELLOW PENNY, 2006D, brass colored
2006D, brass colored, cent: Hi Jude: Thanks for your question. These happen from time to time, where the metal mix is not true copper plate. It is not likely fake. It is within tolerance of the copper-plated zinc cents. The brassy appearance is due to a higher amount of one metal...

Coin Collecting: $1 silver certificate, 1935B, $1
1935B, $1, Silver Certificate: Hi Chris: Thanks for the question. A photo would help, but I ll try and answer as best I can. If you want to ask a follow-up question and attach a photo of the note, I ll revise my answer, if required. Bills are printed in sheets of 32 notes and in...

Coin Collecting: 10 cent wilhelmina coin, roll top desk, shiny luster
roll top desk, shiny luster, mint condition: Hi Gayle, All of these are fairly common dates, so unless they are in mint condition with shiny luster, they would be just a dollar or two each. In Mint condition the 1919 would be $25-$30 and the later dates would be $5 to $8 each. Thanks for the question!...

Coin Collecting: 1748 coin, zinc nickel, pillar dollar
zinc nickel, pillar dollar, 8 reales: Hi Harold, The design is a Spanish colonial 8 reales, also known as a piece of eight or a pillar dollar . This one would be from the Mexico city mint. These would normally be made of .903 purity silver, but counterfeits are very common. If your coin looks...

Coin Collecting: 1804 copy sivler dollar, 1804, silver dollar
1804, silver dollar, copy: Hi Brenda: Thank your for your question. As a copy, if struck in silver, it would likely be worth approximately $20 to $25 to an interested collector. It is well known as being counterfeited in the numismatic community. There are a lot of famous silver...

Coin Collecting: 1814 coin, silver gilding, napoleon bonaparte
silver gilding, napoleon bonaparte, mint condition: Hi Bill, I have seen this one before, it is a German jeton (non-monetary token). It would have originally had a silver gilding on the surface, but this often wears off. This is actually to celebrate the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte by the Russian army,...

Coin Collecting: 1823 FERDIN VII DEI GRACIA COIN, love token, love tokens
love token, love tokens, different denominations: Gary, Try doing a search on love tokens , and you will come across items like this. A love token is simply a coin that someone used to carve a pictorial or, as in this case, someone s initials. Although this is a fairly simple one, some of the nicer and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1840 half dime, 1840-O, half dime
1840-O, half dime, value: Hi Again Joan: The O confirms the coin was struck for New Orleans. This coin brings a little more. A recent issue of Coin Values magazine gives a retail value of a 1840-O half dime with No Drapery in Good condition at $35. A Extra Fine condition...

Coin Collecting: 1843 Seated Liberty, 1843, Seated Liberty
1843, Seated Liberty, Dollar: Hi Alvaro: Thanks for your question. If you bought it in a street market in Shanghai, then it is very likely a replica coin. These have become more and more convincing in recent years due to the continuing improvement in the striking techniques and quality...

Coin Collecting: 1846 One Cent Misprint, 1846, Large Cent
1846, Large Cent, altered: Hi Sean: Thanks for your question. These altered coins show up from time to time on eBay. Someone with too much time on their hands has changed the letter E in CENT to a U , making it into the obscene word you have. The Large U.S. Cents were seemingly...

Coin Collecting: 1856 french coin, emperor napoleon iii, napoleon bonaparte
emperor napoleon iii, napoleon bonaparte, hubbie: In 1856 there were over 100 million of these coins made. That gives it zero value and yours looks quite worn. This is Emperor Napoleon III who was the nephew of the great Napoleon Bonaparte. Nap III ruled from 1852 to 1870. There were 100 centimes in a Franc,...

Coin Collecting: 1861 Confederate states of america, 1861, half dollar
1861, half dollar, confederate states: Hi Ed: Thanks for your question. Based on your photo, this piece is a copy or replica piece of the Confederate Half Dollar struck in 1861. They are offered from time to time on eBay for a few dollars. Real examples are quite expensive. See: http://cgi.ebay.com/1861-Confederate-States-America-HALF-Dollar-REPLICA-/180539867197?pt=Coins_US_Individual#ht_2122wt_914...

Coin Collecting: 1863 token, civil war store, means of advertising
civil war store, means of advertising, otherside: Hi Robert, This is a token, commonly known as a Civil War store-card , an early means of advertising one s business. There are many types and designs, which makes them widely collected. This particular one is for an anonymous merchant, though some will have...

Coin Collecting: 1883kalakaua I coin, genuine piece, accurate scale
genuine piece, accurate scale, quarter dollar: Hi Chandler, This is indeed an early Hawaii silver quarter dollar. In good shape with little wear it s worth $75 to $100. A simple and reliable way to tell if you have a genuine coin is to weigh it on an accurate scale. A genuine piece will be right around...

Coin Collecting: 1902 indian head penny, 1902, Indian
1902, Indian, cent: Hi Stan: Thanks for your question. Indian cents were struck from 1864 to 1909 in copper (95% copper 5% tin / zinc). It is possible that one of two likely things happened. (1) The coin toned by coming in contact with a substance that caused the surface...

Coin Collecting: 1911 Canadian coin, canadian 5 cent coins, shiny luster
canadian 5 cent coins, shiny luster, exact grade: Hi Diana, Your Canadian 5 cent coins is made of .925 sterling silver and is the first year of the 1911 to 1936 coins that had king George V on them. Since I have not seen the coin and there is nothing in the description of its condition, I can only give...

Coin Collecting: 1912 & 1914 dime, 1912, 1914
1912, 1914, dime: Hi Barb: Thanks for the question. It s really hard to tell what you have without photos or more of a description. You say dime, but are your pieces the same weight, diameter, and thickness of a US dime struck during that time period? More of the wording,...

Coin Collecting: 1916 Mercury Dimes, mercury dimes, coin collection
mercury dimes, coin collection, designation: Dan, Thank you for the pictures. The coins appear to be slightly circulated, in which case a full split band designation means virtually nothing to a collector. In lightly circulated condition, they will be valued at less than $20 each, so getting...

Coin Collecting: 1933 Gold Republika Ceskoslovenska coin, gold bullion, gold trade
gold bullion, gold trade, phoenix bird: Hi Tracey, These are gold trade ducats from Czechoslovakia. These coins have a standard content of .1107 ounces of pure gold, though they are indeed 22k. It s unfortunate that you acid tested them... hopefully not by dripping the acid directly on the coin....

Coin Collecting: 1934 100 dollar bill, 1934, $100
1934, $100, FRN: Hi Allen: Thanks for your question. It s hard to give you an estimate as far as value of your note without being able to see the error or a photo. Condition is very important in establishing value. A recent issue of Paper Money Values gives a retail...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1940's to 1970's coins, 1952S, 1953S
1952S, 1953S, dime: Hi Again Mikki: The 1952S and the 1953S dimes have a retail value of approximately $3 to $4 in very fine to extra fine condition. They are also struck in .900 Fine Silver, and contain about $1.30 in melt value. See: http://www.bestcoin.com/roosevelt-dimes-1946-1964.htm...

Coin Collecting: 1943 zinc penny, 1943, cent
1943, cent, steel: Hi Jack: 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: 1945 penny, 1945P, Lincoln cent
1945P, Lincoln cent, value: Hi Anna: Thanks for your question. You have a Lincoln Cent struck at the Philadelphia mint. The coins struck at that branch do not carry a mint mark on the cents. Until 1980, coins minted at Philadelphia bore no mint mark, with the exceptions of the...

Coin Collecting: 1962 proof cent error, 1962, cent
1962, cent, proof set: Hi Austin: Thanks for your question. Your cent has what is called toning. This happens to some coins over time as they come in contact with a substance or material that causes color change. In your case, it is likely the proof blank was not properly...

Coin Collecting: 1966 dime, 1966, dime
1966, dime, altered: Hi Jennie: Thanks for your question. From your photo, the coin appears to be altered outside the mint. It is NOT a real mint error. It looks like someone placed a cent over your dime and squeezed the two coins together, causing the cent s reverse side...

Coin Collecting: 1967 coins gold plated?, canadian coins, time gold
canadian coins, time gold, gold plating: Hi Richard, Yes, I have seen many gold plated coins. Not something I see as often with Canadian coins as with US pieces though. The $20 is a fair retail price, though it is unlikely to sell for that much if it were auctioned from a low starting bid. Generally,...

Coin Collecting: 1973 us penny, lincoln head, lincoln memorial
lincoln head, lincoln memorial, private buyer: My Suggestion is to send the coin to Numismatic Guarantee Corporation for authentication. They will charge about $30 to authenticate, grade and encapsulate the coin. Then it is readily marketable. It should bring a couple of hundred dollars on eBay or with...

Coin Collecting: 1976-d Dime with strange mint mark?, mint mark, collector interest
mint mark, collector interest, minimal value: Kyle, Sounds like a filled D. This is caused by the center of the mintmark on the die getting broken off from wear. Imagine what the die would look like to create a D on a coin -- kind of like an island surrounded by a moat -- now if the island part...

Coin Collecting: 1976 penny center in picture, interested collector, penny collection
interested collector, penny collection, couple dollars: Gary, That 1976 coin has what s known as a cud on it. The die used to stamp the coin was in the process of breaking apart. A piece of the die in the area of the cud broke off, so any coins struck after that will have that glob of metal in that area. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 penny lincoln with strike, 1976, cent
1976, cent, cud: I was able to open your second file to view the photo. Your description of a cud is correct. This error happens when a piece of the die breaks away. The result is a blob of metal where the die break occurred. It happens because the blank flows into the die...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1979 Susan B. Anthony, 1979D, SBA
1979D, SBA, Dollar: Hi Again Katelyn: Based on the photo, it is definitely not a split after striking planchet. It really needs to be weighed against a normal SBA Dollar. I m leaning toward a split before struck planchet with the outer clad shell missing if it is lighter...

Coin Collecting: 1979 Susan B Anthony Dollar, e pluribus unum, copper nickel
e pluribus unum, copper nickel, coin blanks: Katelyn, Sounds like an unfinished planchet error. This occurs when the long strip that the coin blanks are cut out of does not get completely coated with its outer layer of silvery-looking copper/nickel. Collector interest in this is limited. I would...

Coin Collecting: 1982 Lincoln cent, 1982, 1992D
1982, 1992D, close AM: Hi Sharon: Thanks for another question. Starting in 1982, cents were struck in both copper and copper plated zinc. It is fairly easy to tell the difference between a mainly zinc and mainly copper 1982 cent. The copper cent weighs 3.11 grams, whereas...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1982 no mint mark penny, 1982, cent
1982, cent, varieties: Hi Again Wesley: Thanks for the follow up question. There were no steel cents struck in 1982. They are zinc planchets plated in copper. There are four known types of business type strikes (coins struck for circulation) known to have been minted in Philadelphia...

Coin Collecting: 1984 zinc penny with liberty bells, 1984, cent
1984, cent, silver color: Hi Crystal: Thanks for your question. From your limited description, you likely have an altered coin that was stamped with the bell design in front of Lincoln s nose and then plated. When asking a question, always provide as much information as possible...

Coin Collecting: 1988 D penny, kids fun, pennies
kids fun, pennies, zinc: Jenessa, Sorry but you just have an excessively worn coin -- no collector value. All pennies since mid-1982 are now made from a zinc blank with a thin outer coating of copper. Heavy use will wear off the copper, exposing the zinc underneath. This is...

Coin Collecting: 1988 Dollar bill, 1988, $1
1988, $1, FRN: Hi Sandy: Thanks for your question. You likely have a very scarce error note. 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 to an interested collector. Most...

Coin Collecting: 1988 Kennedy half dollar gold pated, kennedy half dollar, metal punches
kennedy half dollar, metal punches, kt gold: Matt, Sorry but it s prettymuch garbage. Some joker with some metal punches and a gold plater took a bunch of regular Kennedy halves, altered them, and sold them under some fancy-sounding imaginary company name. The gold content is negligable, and the...

Coin Collecting: 1992 D Lincoln Penny, 1992D, cent
1992D, cent, smaller date: Hi Jayne: Thanks for your question. There is usually small differences in the date and or numerals from year to year. They normally do not carry much of an added value to the coin, so I don t think you re rich. I only know of one significant variety...

Coin Collecting: 1999-s half dollar, 1999-S, half dollar
1999-S, half dollar, value: Hi John: Thanks for your question. The 1999-S Kennedy Half Dollar coins were not struck for normal circulation. Only proof issues were struck with the S for San Francisco that year. The coins were struck in both clad and silver. The easiest way to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coins, Ike dollars, Kennedy halves
Ike dollars, Kennedy halves, value: Hi Again Judi: Thanks for your follow-up question. Your Ike Dollars can be struck in clad or 40% silver. Again, condition is important. Most have to be Uncirculated to be worth any added value, if clad. You can tell clad coins by looking at the edge. The...

Coin Collecting: 2002 lincoln penny, 2002, cent
2002, cent, over 1: Hi Eric: Thanks for your question. While anything is possible, it is highly unlikely the mint used a dated 2001 die to rework and put a 2 over the 1 in the date. It is also possible, but as unlikely that you have a double dated, double struck cent...

Coin Collecting: A 2008 D DDO Roosevelt Dime, roosevelt dimes, roosevelt dime
roosevelt dimes, roosevelt dime, ddo: Hi Marilyn, The PCGS website may hold the info you are looking for. If not, just call them. Their customer service is great! I sdo not specialize in modern errors, there could be known examples of both the coins you mentioned. Either way, it doesn...

Coin Collecting: 2008 gold dime, 2008D, dime
2008D, dime, gold color: Hi Ron: Thanks for your question. Without a photo, or more of a description, it is hard to give you an exact answer. Does the coin weigh the same as a normal appearing dime from the same date period? Your dime likely has what is called toning. This...

Coin Collecting: 2008 miss printed dollar bill, 2008, $1
2008, $1, FRN: Hi Vincent: Thanks for your question. Yes, you likely have a very scarce error note. I m guessing you mean the same print is over the normal design, and reversed. A lot depends on the condition of your note as well as the strength of the overprint and...

Coin Collecting: 50 bill pics, 2001, $50
2001, $50, FRN: Janica: I opened the photos of the $50 FRN you sent to my e-mail address. What you have is a creased, or gutter fold error note. There are scarcer on larger denomination bills, but a fairly common error found on notes next to ink smears. Your bill would...

Coin Collecting: apollo XI token, Apollo, XI
Apollo, XI, token: Hi Steve: Thanks for your question. These tokens or medals were struck mainly by private mints and are offered from time to time on eBay for a few dollars. Many different types were struck in different metal compositions like copper, bronze, and a few...

Coin Collecting: British East African Florin 1920, mint mark, exact grade
mint mark, exact grade, florin: Hi Sara, It s true that these coins were made only in 1920 and 1921, but there were over 10 million 1921 dated coins made, so they are fairly common in circulated condition. Now, here s the kicker: There are two mints that made them, one common and one quite...

Coin Collecting: brockage on 1943 penny, steel pennies, coins collector
steel pennies, coins collector, brockage: Dennis, A brockage is when one coin does not eject from the press and the image is transferred in reverse to the next coin stamped. Instead of getting its image from the coin die, it gets its image from the coin that is still stuck in the press. What...

Coin Collecting: Canadian coin, nooks and crannies, canadian confederation
nooks and crannies, canadian confederation, canada 1867: Hi Marie, This is actually an 1867 to 1927 commemorative medallion, picturing King George V of Great Britain and his queen. There were made varieties of such medallions made for anniversariy years and royal visits, this being the 60th anniversary since the...

Coin Collecting: Coin, death of napoleon, napoleon iii
death of napoleon, napoleon iii, commemorative medal: Hi Rachel, This is a French commemorative medal. I cannot make out if there is any date form the picture, but the subject appears to be the death of Napoleon III in 1873. This medal is made of white metal, an alloy of zinc, tin, sometimes nickel and other...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin ID, triple crowns, rapid reply
triple crowns, rapid reply, coin id: Hi again Jim, Swedish coppers were used as currency in the early colonies, especially in the Delaware fur trade of the mid 1600 s and later. Before the mid-1800 s, actually, there was a lack of US coinage and we relied mostly on foreign currency by it s copper,...

Coin Collecting: Coin value, queen victoria, coin value
queen victoria, coin value, tiny detail: Good year Penni, she had been on the throne for 50 years so this was her jubilee. It also means that loads of coins were minted, which keeps their value down. Your coin is worth about £4.00 (GBP) unless it is in truly excellent condition, called EF (Extremely...

Coin Collecting: chinese coin, fantasy coin, chinese coin
fantasy coin, chinese coin, modern fantasy: Hi Rob, Unfortunately this is a modern fantasy coin. The design is based on what some of the real coins looked like, but there was never an old Chinese coin with this particular design. Some people refer to them as counterfeits, but that is not exactly...

Coin Collecting: coin, mint condition, british coin
mint condition, british coin, coin collection: Hi Susan, This is a British coin, a 1 crown. There were tens of millions of them made, s the value is fairly low. A mint condition coin is worth around $5 at present. Still, it is a very nice and especially large coin that would make a great start to any...

Coin Collecting: coin, indo chine, french indo china
indo chine, french indo china, shiny luster: Hi Ben, This little silver 10 cent coin is from the French Indo-China colonies, as you mention is written on the coin. This is the geographical area including of Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Annam. The value for this coin will be anywhere from $2 for a pretty...

Coin Collecting: coin dollarI, 1979. $1, SBA
1979. $1, SBA, value: Hi Again Wesley: Thanks for another of your questions. Sounds like you have a Susan B. Anthony Dollar. These were first struck in 1979. They do not carry a premium unless they are Uncirculated. Many were distributed by the Post Office through their vending...

Coin Collecting: coin or medal??, elizabeth ii dei gratia regina, gold sovereign
elizabeth ii dei gratia regina, gold sovereign, coin value: Hi Fred, This would be a novelty medallion. It is meant to be a 1953 gold sovereign, but no such coins were made in 1953. This Elizabeth II type did not come about until 1957, like the coin in the picture I attached. There is however a 1958 date. If it s...

Coin Collecting: coins, silver bullion, mint condition
silver bullion, mint condition, hi john: Hi John, These coins are both fairly common, but do have some value since they are made of silver. The Netherlands 1 gulden coin is 0.720 purity silver and the Swiss 1/2 franc is 0.835 purity. In mint condition the little 1/2 franc is worth up to $10 at auction...

Coin Collecting: copper coins, coin, cleaning
coin, cleaning, advise: Hi John: Thanks for your question. The only thing I ever recommend to use in cleaning coins would be a mild liquid soap and warm water to remove surface dirt or grime, nothing more. There are recent findings where individuals are being charged with coin...

Coin Collecting: dbl stamped Quarter, canadian quarter, two coins
canadian quarter, two coins, queens head: Corey, Almost without question this is going to be a manufactured magician s coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the pieces together. Use a strong magnifying glass and examine the area just inside the raised rim on both sides of the coin....

Coin Collecting: dime error, copper nickel, bright copper
copper nickel, bright copper, coin blanks: Terri, Sounds like you have an unfinished planchet error. Coin blanks are cut out of long strips of copper that are supposed to be completely coated with the bright copper/nickel outer layer. More often than you might think, part of the strip does not...

Coin Collecting: us one dollar bill, 1969, series D
1969, series D, $1: Hi Amanda: Thanks for your question. I ve seen this type of note before. Your bill was almost certainly exposed to something, perhaps bleach or detergent, that took out the blue component of the green ink leaving yellow. The black ink is not affected...

Coin Collecting: double sided quarter received from bank, sided quarter, two coins
sided quarter, two coins, magnifying glass: Ron, With different dates on each side, it absolutely has to be a magician s coin. Use a strong magnifying glass and examine the area just inside the raised rim on both sides of the coin. You will find a seam where the two coins were joined on one side...

Coin Collecting: doubt, hispan, assayer
hispan, assayer, 3 words: Hi again Oscar, This site unfortunately only allows one picture to be uploaded to a question. You can add a picture of the other side in a follow-up or a new question. This is a 1/2 real from the Mexico City mint. Is the coin bent, or is that just a trick...

Coin Collecting: Error coins, blank, off center
blank, off center, cent: Hi Again Katelyn: Thanks for another of your questions. Off Center errors, and blanks, as well as other errors are both collectible and can be very valuable. The blank cent, or unstruck coin normally sells for between $2 to $5 to an interested error...

Coin Collecting: error coins, jewelery shop, canadian dime
jewelery shop, canadian dime, couple cents: Mike, The blank planchet quarter is worth a couple dollars. The un peso is worth a couple cents. And the Canadian silver dime is worth about 75 cents for the silver. Selling the quarter will be difficult to find an interested buyer -- the peso...

Coin Collecting: FRIDERICUS BORUSSORUM REX, laureate head, largest denomination
laureate head, largest denomination, german states: Hi Gail, This is a thaler, the largest denomination made with this design. It s too bad that there is a loop attached, but the coin is otherwise in good shape with strong details. If not for the loop the coin would be worth $100 to $125. With the loop the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1748 coin
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1748 coin

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1846 One Cent Misprint
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1846 One Cent Misprint

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1966 dime
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1966 dime

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 us penny
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 us penny

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2008 miss printed dollar bill
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2008 miss printed dollar bill

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: apollo XI token, copper coin, apollo 11
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: apollo XI token, copper coin, apollo 11, neil armstrong

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: us one dollar bill, dollar bill, mistake
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: us one dollar bill, dollar bill, mistake, 15yo

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: King Edward VII Ruppe coin anomally (1 of 2), edward vii coins, king edward vii
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: King Edward VII Ruppe coin anomally (1 of 2), edward vii coins, king edward vii, mail

Coin Collecting: finding a reliable coin collector, ana member, member dealers
ana member, member dealers, indian head cents: Evonda, Putting them into sleeves may be an unneccesary expense. If all you want to do is sell them, then all you should do is seperate them into the different types of coins and put each type into a seperate zipper bag (like Indian head cents, wheat back...

Coin Collecting: found in bank roll of quarters, dutch east indies, roll of quarters
dutch east indies, roll of quarters, mint condition: Hi Karen, This is a 1 cent coin from the Dutch East Indies, which is the Netherlands colonies in the Caribbean, such as Aruba. This is a very common year, and they are worth just a couple of dollars in mint condition. A used coin is worth a dollar or less....

Coin Collecting: German coin, funf mark, hesse darmstadt
funf mark, hesse darmstadt, mediocre grade: Hi Richard, This is a fairly scarce 5 mark coin from the German state of Hesse-Darmstadt. I have sold a couple of these on eBay in recent months that were in about the same condition. Both of those sold in the $75 to $100 range. You coin is actually a bit...

Coin Collecting: Gold Coins, shiny luster, genuine coins
shiny luster, genuine coins, gold purity: Hi Felix, All three of these are fairly common coins. As such, they are worth gold bullion value if they show any signs of wear or have any damage. In mint condition with no signs of wear at all and with shiny luster, you can expect 10% to 15% above gold...

Coin Collecting: gold coins, quarter dollar coin, little scratches
quarter dollar coin, little scratches, gold coins: Nathan, Neither of these came from the mint this way -- somebody gold plated them afterwords. There were companies that gold plated the quarters and put them together for sets -- some of which were sold on TV. As for the dime, it was probably done by...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Hong Kong Coins, hong kong coins, queen elizabeth the second
hong kong coins, queen elizabeth the second, collecting coins: Hi again Wesley, When I first started collecting coins, I would have. I have become quite an advanced collector over the years, and have moved on to the rare and valuable stuff. But, many collectors appreciate a nice looking coin even if it s not particularly...

Coin Collecting: Identify My Coin, austro hungarian, franz joseph
austro hungarian, franz joseph, medieval times: Hi Jena, Your guess was right on! It s actually not a coin, but a lucky medallion that is believed to have been carried by sailors and shippers. There are different styles of this medallion, but the motto SECVRIT: IN. TEMPESTATE. means safety in the storm...

Coin Collecting: Information on 3 coins, 1804, 1864
1804, 1864, 1871-CC: Hi Sahira: Thanks for the question. It is hard to give you exact answers about your coins without either seeing the coins, looking at photos, or having additional information. I ll try and answer, but if you want to ask a follow up question and provide...

Coin Collecting: Japanese 100 yen, japanese coins, couple dollars
japanese coins, couple dollars, international experts: Laura, These WWII era notes were printed in huge quantities, making them worth less back them and almost worthless now. Considered today by dealers at almost the same value as wallpaper, if you get offered a couple dollars for it, you should take it. ...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy half dollar error coin, 1776, 1976
1776, 1976, half: Hi Kim: Thanks for your question. You did a good job in describing your coin. Without a photo, or actually seeing the coin, it will be hard to exactly pinpoint what you have. I m not sure of what the 1 strike mark on the chin would be. The upside down...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: King Edward VII Ruppe coin anomally (1 of 2), king edward vii, exact proportion
king edward vii, exact proportion, brockage: Hi again Zeus, I must say, this looks like a fully authentic piece. The error side actually has some areas with noticeable wear over the incuse features, which means it had actually circulated before someone was interested enough to pull it from circulation....

Coin Collecting: LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE COIN 1910, egalite fraternite, english pounds
egalite fraternite, english pounds, liberte egalite fraternite coin: Hello Ranpara. Nice coin. It is worth about £200 (English pounds). It could be worth a little more if in tip-top condition. (I cannot really tell from the pic). For your interest 5.7 million were made in that year. Very nice coin. Good find. best wishes...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mint mark, mint mark, mint marks
mint mark, mint marks, peace dollar: The blanks used during that time were prettymuch uniform -- being made of silver they needed to be within the small range of specs or they would be kicked out as defective. So if yours is 1/3rd thicker or weighs significantly more than other silver dollars,...

Coin Collecting: misprinted dime, dime, error
dime, error, missing details: Hi Shelley: 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: money, 1950, $100
1950, $100, FRN: Hi Charles: Thanks for your question. It s hard to give you an estimate as far as value of your note without being able to see the error or a photo. Condition of your note is very important in establishing value. The 1950 $100 FRN was issued with a 1950...

Coin Collecting: odd coin?, troy ounce, lower bottom
troy ounce, lower bottom, eye appeal: Cindy, You have a privately minted one ounce silver round. The discoloration is called toning -- it s the tarnishing of the silver as it oxidizes (like rust on steel). The coloration may add eye appeal to it, making it more appealing to some people,...

Coin Collecting: Penny that is the size of a dime, cent, incomplete letters
cent, incomplete letters, error: Hi Chuck: Thanks for your question. Without a photo, or more of a description, it is hard to say what you have and what it is worth. It may be an error or a real coin that was altered after it left the mint. If the coin appears a little smaller in...

Coin Collecting: presidential ingots, grains per ounce, troy ounces
grains per ounce, troy ounces, sterling silver: Daniel, Assuming you want to know the value ...... 5000 grains divide by 480 grains per ounce = 10.417 Troy ounces of Sterling silver times .925 = 9.636 Troy ounces of pure silver times $18 per ounce for silver = $173.45 approximate value Dan...

Coin Collecting: RE) John Adams Coin, first continental congress, u s mint
first continental congress, u s mint, certificate of authenticity: Jason, That would be a toning spot. For whatever reason, the silver turned brown right there in that one spot -- probably due to some contaminant on the medal before it was sealed into the plastic capsule. p.s. that is a picture of a medal I had years...

Coin Collecting: Republic of Texas $100, $100, Texas currency
$100, Texas currency, value: Hi Renee: Thanks for your question. When asking a question, always provide as much information as possible. Things like the wording, signatures, numbers, and of course the condition go into trying to establish what you have as well as the value. I m...

Coin Collecting: Republic of Texas 5 dollars, $5, bill
$5, bill, Texas: Hi Carlos: Thanks for your question. When asking a question, always provide as much information as possible and/or attach a photo. Things like the wording, signatures, numbers, and of course the condition go into trying to establish what you have as...

Coin Collecting: Sachagewa Coin Question, none
none: Hello Madison, found this question in a question pool and thought I might help. All coins have to be dated, If it is the NATIVE AMERICAN DOLLAR COIN it has the date on the rim along with the mint mark. I hope this information helps. Good Luck PapaJack...

Coin Collecting: Silver Certificate Error, 1934A, $1
1934A, $1, silver certificate: Hi Jonathan: Thanks for your question. Your note is likely a real error and worth a lot more than the face value of $1. While condition is very important, this type of error is scarce on the earlier series dollar bill. The retail value of this error...

Coin Collecting: Silver Quarters, priority mail, silver quarters
priority mail, silver quarters, mail box: John, You could take them to any coin show or shop and get about 11 times face value for them ($2.75 apiece). You could also ship them to me and I would pay you the same rate. Just pack them tightly into a small flat-rate Priority Mail box -- make sure...

Coin Collecting: Strange dime, 1977, cent
1977, cent, silver blank: Hi Sherry: Thanks for your question. It s hard to really say what you have without a photo or more of a description, but I ll try. I m guessing what you are talking about maybe a cent struck on a clad dime blank. It could also be a plated cent, or a...

Coin Collecting: Swedish? Coin, commemorative medallion, thin gold
commemorative medallion, thin gold, gold color: Hi Deborah, This is actually a commemorative medallion, rather than a coin or currency. This is to mark the 600th anniversary of Norrköping, a city in Sweden. The design is actually the town s historical crest (see attached picture). Unfortunately this...

Coin Collecting: Swiss Coin 1932 5 FR, exact grade, value ranges
exact grade, value ranges, mint condition: Hi Richard, This is indeed a Swiss 5 francs, made of .835 purity silver. Anytime you see the word HELVETICA or HELVETIA on a coin it is certainly Swiss. The 1932 B (minted at Bern) is one of the more common dates. Value ranges from $8 for a decent coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S. Quarters, 1964, 1964, quarter
1964, quarter, error: Hi Again Jack: Sorry for any confusion. Weigh your 1964 coin with another normal silver coin from 1960 through 1964 to see if they are they same. If they are, then I suspect that all the active vending machines have been modified to accept only clad quarters...

Coin Collecting: Variety of coins..., two coins, ancient coins
two coins, ancient coins, coin forum: Hi Faye, The coins you have are fairly common in circulated condition, so the value is unfortunately not too high. The 1928 Austrian 2 schilling is the best of the group, with a value of $5 in decent used condition and $15 in mint condition. The 1860 farthing...

Coin Collecting: VITTORIO EMANUELE III COIN, vittorio emanuele iii, centisimi
vittorio emanuele iii, centisimi, exact grade: Hi Don, Most of the dates from this series, the Italian 10 centisimi, are not worth very much. The 1919 date you have is the key for the series however. Values on the American market range from around $20-$25 for a decent, but well used coin, up to as much...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, cent, nickel
cent, nickel, different on each side: Hi Valerie: Thanks for your question. I ve had questions like this before. Your coin is what is called a magic or trick coin. It is an interesting conversation piece, but has no added numismatic value. It is not a mint made product. These sell for time...

Coin Collecting: value of an German East Africa coin, time heidi, german east africa
time heidi, german east africa, mint condition: Hi Heidi, The 1900 is a bit of a more valuable date for this series. The same condition in which a 1900 would be worth $45, an 1891 would be around $25-$30. The good news is that they are quite popular and should be an easy sell at full value. The maximum...

Coin Collecting: value of uncirculated pennies 1970-1981 various mint marks, collector interest, coin wrappers
collector interest, coin wrappers, face value: Kathleen, Only uncirculated rolls are currently worth anything. The following dates are the only dates that will have any significant value (about about $1 per roll) : 1971 1971-S 1972-D 1974-S 1978-D If you can get $1 per roll for the rest of...

Coin Collecting: wheat cent pennies, worth alot, 1909 s vdb
worth alot, 1909 s vdb, steel penny: Courtney, If it has the 1909-S VDB, 1909-S, 1911-S, 1914-D, and certain other dates, and if they truly are in uncirculated condition, then that set will be worth thousands of dollars. If it only has one coin per year, then it will be worth alot less,...

Coin Collecting: worth of an error coin, 1966, cent
1966, cent, mirror image: Hi Felicia: Thanks for your question. Without a photo, or more of a description, it is hard to say what you have and what it is worth. It may be an error or a real coin that was altered after it left the mint. If the coin appears a little larger in...

Coin Collecting: 1/4 coin 1905 QUEEN HEAD, dealer in singapore, vf condition
dealer in singapore, vf condition, strait settlement: Not my Field of expertise and posted image resolution too low for this coin. However this coin in VF condition which I estimate using the image provided is catalogued at US$6 in Krause SCWC 2003 edition I have, maybe slightly higher in newer edition....

Coin Collecting: $1 FRN error note, 2006, $1
2006, $1, FRN: Hi Jeff: Thanks for your question. From the description, your bill sounds like one of the more scarcer error notes. Condition is very important. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Obverse print, reverse print, and serial numbers...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $100 Bill With Blank Reverse - Pictures, 1990, FRN
1990, FRN, $100: Hi Still Again, Henry: These folks are in business because they are fair and accurate. Your bill needs to be sent registered with insurance and proof of receipt. It should be sent back in the same fashion. The costs associated with the certification of...

Coin Collecting: 1670 (I think) or 1870 dark metal coin worn, mint condition, centimos
mint condition, centimos, cen: Hi again Kathy, This is a Spanish 10 centimos dating either 1877, 1878 or 1879 (the only three years they were made). This is one of those coins that are very common in worn condition and worth only about $1. They are rare in mint condition and bring a couple...

Coin Collecting: 1767 coin, caligraphic, circular shield
caligraphic, circular shield, central image: Hi James, You have a 1 grosz from Poland. The mintage for these coins was in the tens of millions, but they are scarce in non-corroded condition. Book values range from $2.50 to $15, but the practical market values are several times that (especially in high...

Coin Collecting: 1875 coin, laurel wreath, tiny letters
laurel wreath, tiny letters, mint condition: Hi Kathy, This would actually be an 1873 Romanian 50 bani, made of silver. There is no 1875 date, but the 3 in the date usually looks like a 5. There are two varieties for this one, one common and one uncommon. If you hold the coin and flip it left to right,...

Coin Collecting: 1878 BRASS COIN/MEDALION, silver dollar size, industrial exposition
silver dollar size, industrial exposition, ww2 germany: Hi Ellen, The medal commemorates an industrial exposition, which was held annually in different German cities (Lohr is the city). The first legend translate as industry and business display in Lohr and the second part roughly translates as big salary in...

Coin Collecting: 1900 Otto Koenig Von Bayern value?, funf mark, deutsches reich
funf mark, deutsches reich, mint condition: Hi Jas, You have a silver 5 mark from the German state of Bavaria. There were only 295,000 coins minted that year, so condition is extremely important in determining value. They start at around $25 for a decent, but fairly well used example and go up over...

Coin Collecting: 1909 deutschland reich 1 coin, mint marks, copper color
mint marks, copper color, eagle crest: Hi Will, This is a 1 pfennig from the German Empire. There are different mint marks for these coins, though for 1909 they are all fairly common. If you look on the side with the eagle, below the talons will be a small letter at either side. Letters A and...

Coin Collecting: 1912 coin, shiny luster, greek coin
shiny luster, greek coin, mint condition: Hi again Kathy, You are absolutely right, it s a Greek coin. This is a 10 lepta, made of nickel. They are common in circulated condition, but scarce in uncirculated condition with shiny luster. Values are from just a dollar for a coin with lots of wear, $5...

Coin Collecting: 1916 15 rupien - Tabora Pound, motor cycle accident, german east africa
motor cycle accident, german east africa, 18 karat: Hi Craig, This German East Africa 15 rupien is made of .750 gold (18 karat). This is a type I coin, with just under 10,000 made. There is also a type 2 that is slightly scarcer with with a little over 6,000 made. Without having been mounted the coin would...

Coin Collecting: 1920 Coin, german cities, german state
german cities, german state, naked man: Hi Kathy, This is a German notgeld coin (literally meaning not money ). It was popular right after WWI and hundreds of German cities issued their own such coins. They are highly collectible, though the vast majority are fairly common and affordable. This...

Coin Collecting: us 1924 silver dollar `, liberty quarters, insted
liberty quarters, insted, silver dollar: Latoya, The current value of your 1924 dollars is about $15 The TRVST spelling was just the thing to do in that time period -- you will find the same spelling on Standing Liberty quarters, and also on some government buildings that were built in that...

Coin Collecting: 1928 silver coin - 2 schilling, shiny luster, franz schubert
shiny luster, franz schubert, coin value: Hi again Kathy, This is an Austrian 2 schilling, made of silver, and commemorating 100 years of the death of famous composer Franz Schubert (whose head is on the coin). Value starts at around $6-$7 for a decent, but used coin. Mint condition coins with shiny...

Coin Collecting: 1928 yellow seal notes $2 bills, $2, bill
$2, bill, value: Hi James: Thanks for your question. If you see anything that resembles the title: 1928-1963 Two Dollar Yellow Seal beware. There is only a red seal 1928-1963 Two Dollar Bill. The seller has either used chemicals, or is selling it unknowingly. ...

Coin Collecting: 1943P Jefferson Nickel lamination error, 1943, war
1943, war, nickel: Hi Joseph: Thanks for your question. From your description and photos, you have a laminated before struck war nickel. This would have a approximate retail value of between $3 to $5 to an interested error collector, depending on the condition and the...

Coin Collecting: 1944 Penny, hylas, microscope
hylas, microscope, rust: It it is indeed dated 1944 and not 1943, it is quite rare. However, the rust is a problem. Do not try to clean the coin, that will only make matters worse. 1944 Steel cents have changed hands for as much as $40,000 I suggest you have the coin inspected...

Coin Collecting: 1944 Rusted Penny, price of metals, registered mail
price of metals, registered mail, soft plastics: Hi Catherine, If your 1944 Cent sticks to a magnet then you may have something. Please double check that year with a magnifying glass. If it is clearly a 1944 Cent then I recommend taking an digital scan of the coin and send me an image. Once a clear...

Coin Collecting: 1944 Rusty Penny, 1944, steel
1944, steel, cent: Hi Catherine: Thanks for your question. Only a couple of these have been authenticated, and are worth tens of thousands to one hundred thousand dollars or more. There are many replicas where copper cents have been zinc plated. These are only conversation...

Coin Collecting: 1951 US quarter, mint mark, hylas
mint mark, hylas, elizabeth smith: HI Elizabeth, That happens occasionally when the dies wear down. It is not a major error. In used condition, your coin is worth $3.50 If this helped, please rate my answer and nominate me for Expert of the Month! Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin Collecting: 1952 Switzerland Coin, collectible value, side profile
collectible value, side profile, mint condition: Hi Mike, This is a 20 rappen coin from Switzerland. They have some collectible value, but mostly in mint condition with original luster. Normally they are spendable and exchange at close to 1:1 with the US dollar. This coin is certainly high grade, so a collectible...

Coin Collecting: 1953 Canadian Nickel, horizontal dashes, canadian nickel
horizontal dashes, canadian nickel, accurate value: Hi Chip, This is an accurate value for this variety and condition that you mention. The problem with the shoulder strap is that it quickly becomes worn, and sometimes is weakly struck. The real way to differentiate the rare from the common variety is to look...

Coin Collecting: 1961 Penny, 1961, cent
1961, cent, error: Hi Tamatha: 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: 1964 Quater
Michael, 1964 was the last year they minted quarters out of silver -- also the year they made more silver quarters than any other. So what you have is the equivalent of a 90% silver bullion piece. Having no mint letter just means that it came from the...

Coin Collecting: 1968 us dime, 1968, dime
1968, dime, bubbles: Hi Jake: Thanks for your question. When asking questions about potential error coins, always try and provide as much information and or photos when possible. This helps to pinpoint what you may have. Based on your limited description, it is highly...

Coin Collecting: 1976 quarter, 1976, broadstruck
1976, broadstruck, quarter: Hi Eric: Thanks for your question. From your description, you likely have an uncentered broadstrike. The error happens when the retaining collar (presently puts the reeding on dimes through half dollar coins) fails to function properly. The blank is...

Coin Collecting: 1985 zinc penny, lincoln memorial, hylas
lincoln memorial, hylas, zinc: Judging just from the picture, I don t think it is real. Since 1982, all the pennies are zinc, plated with copper. However, none of the detail on your coin is blurred which is what would happen if the coin was struck in a normal mint press. The profile...

Coin Collecting: 1986 D double date, ken potter, website article
ken potter, website article, error check: Victor, If it truly was a doubled die error, there would be thousands of them known. I have to believe it is a striking error -- not a die error. Check out the following website article that explains the types of doubling : http://koinpro.tripod.com/Articles/OtherFormsOfDoubling.htm...

Coin Collecting: 1999 Delaware State Quarter, mint error, delaware state
mint error, delaware state, state quarter: The mark is most likely caused by either the counting machine or the machine that wraps the individual rolls. It is not a mint error. If this helped, please rate my answer and nominate me for Expert of the Month! Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2$ Bill mistake value?, $2, fake
$2, fake, cutting error: Dustin: A one dollar bill with two different serial numbers sold yesterday for $51.00. It had ten bids. Here was the description of the listing. Item Number 200516516457. This is an Uncirculated 2006 $1.00 bill with two different serial numbers, C99948911A...

Coin Collecting: 2 german mark 1937, mint mark, mint condition
mint mark, mint condition, german mark: Hi Shannon, In mint condition, as the coin in the picture appears to be, they list for $30 to $40 for this date and mint mark (which is one of the better ones from the series. There were a little over 1 million coin made in 1937 with a G mint mark. Most other...

Coin Collecting: 2 silver coins - different sizes, funf mark, sized coins
funf mark, sized coins, silver coins: Hi Kathy, Are there also two different sized coins like this? Or is the title left over from the last question. If you have two identical designs like this, the other cannot be 1909, it can be 1911 or 1913 for a slightly smaller coin, and 1908 or 1913 for...

Coin Collecting: 2 silver coins - different sizes, silver coins, deutsches reich
silver coins, deutsches reich, funf: Hi Kathy, These are also German States coins, from Bavaria and also made of silver. These are the 2 and 3 mark versions of the same commemorative. (zwei = two, drei = three, also some coins will say funf, which is five marks). Values for each one range from...

Coin Collecting: $20 missing seal, 2004A, $20. FRN
2004A, $20. FRN, missing seal: Hi Melissa: Thanks for your question. Yes, you likely have a scarce error note. A lot depends on the condition of your note. Without seeing the note, or a photo, it is hard to tell. It also could be altered after it left the Bureau of Printing and Engraving....

Coin Collecting: 2000 D nickle mis-strike
Mark, That is known as an off-center strike error. A relatively common striking error that occurs when a blank does not get fully inserted into the press. Yours is only about 10% off-center -- collectors look for those that are about 50% off-center. ...

Coin Collecting: 2002 Tennessee quarter, 2002, quarter
2002, quarter, no reeding: Hi Christy: Thank you for your question. It is hard to give you a precise answer without a better photo or actually examining the coin. It sounds like you may have a broadstruck coin. State quarter errors are very collectible. The error is a result...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004 louisiana purchase nickle, Wisconsin, error
Wisconsin, error, quarter: Hi Again Lila: Based on the slight amount of wear on the dies at their retirement, it is estimated that 20,000 of the Low Leaf and 15,000 of the High Leaf varieties made it into a massive coin hopper, and were soon bundled into rolls alongside standard...

Coin Collecting: ANACS coin comments, coin gallery, welcome thanks
coin gallery, welcome thanks, google: David, He s a link to an article that answers your question. http://www.coin-gallery.com/cgstanton3.htm I found this by searching Master Die Doubling on Google. There are lots of other articles on the subject available, if you re interested. Regards,...

Coin Collecting: Arabic coin?, collectible value, thai baht
collectible value, thai baht, coins: Hi Tran, This is a Thailand 1 baht coin. It is a modern coin that is still spendable in Thailand and the exchange rate is currently about 3 cents US for 1 Thai baht. They do not have a collectible value yet, because they are fairly recent coins and were...

Coin Collecting: Bicentennial Quarter with unusual marking, obverse side, bicentennial quarter
obverse side, bicentennial quarter, roll of quarters: It s tough to say from the picture but I may be a delamination error wherby there was a gas bubble between the layers and when the ides struck the coin, the gas escaped and left a crater. Just a guess on my part, but I will tell you that you didn t hit lotto....

Coin Collecting: British Indian rupees, genuine coins, indian rupees
genuine coins, indian rupees, british india: Hi Ian, It is perfectly normal to find a bit of variation in these early and fairly crudely made coins. The coins that are lighter - are they particularly worn? Or do they have test punches in the surface? Test punches were used in the past to assay the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: British military authority 1/- note 1914., british military authority, queens shilling
british military authority, queens shilling, swift reply: Hello Nige, it is dead handy that you are in the midlands because that puts you realtively close to a fabulous and highly reputed auctioneers called Warwick and Warwick who are based, funnily enough, in Warwick. As well as coins they deal in banknotes and...

Coin Collecting: Buying Gold Bullion for retail sale, buying gold bullion, pamp suisse
buying gold bullion, pamp suisse, novice collector: Hi Jack, Wholesale lots are sold at contract levels - 100 oz Gold lots and 5000 oz Silver lots. So unless you have the resources to push over $100,000 in metal per month you will find resistance with large companies. Plus, many companies will require...

Coin Collecting: brasil 400 reis 1940 coin, copper nickel, nickel alloy
copper nickel, nickel alloy, condition thanks: Hi Maylee, This type that you have was made in 1938, 1940 and 1942. There were over 7 million coins made in 1940, out of copper-nickel alloy. Value starts at just a dollar or two for a used coin and goes up to around $5 for one in mint condition. Thanks...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: british coin
Hi Helen, much earlier. This is George III, early 1770s. Like Victoria, he had a very long reign (1760-1820) so his head on coins went through many diffrenct designs; this makes it a tad easier to date them when they are extremely worn. Anyway, your coin predates...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: bronz colored rough coin, star of david, relative size
star of david, relative size, nickle: Hi again, This is a 1 falus, the smallest of all the denominations. Without a visible date the value would only be a couple of dollars. With a visible date the prices would start at around $5 depending on what date it was. Thanks for the questions! =...

Coin Collecting: One Cent 1041, 1041, cent
1041, cent, error: Hi Again Cancio: Thanks for another of your questions. This photo was also fuzzy, but I believe what you likely have is an altered coin. The 9 was modified by someone outside the mint to look like a 0 . Your coin looks to be in very fine to extra...

Coin Collecting: One Cent 1969s red, 1969S, cent
1969S, cent, doubled letters: Hi Cancio: Thanks for your question. Your photos were fuzzy, but I believe what you likely have is strike or machine doubling rather than the more rarer die doubling. Your coin looks to be in very fine to extra fine condition. As the more minor machine...

Coin Collecting: COIN COLLECTOR CLUBS, attleboro area, collector clubs
attleboro area, collector clubs, coin collector: Hi Gerry, I am syure that if you contact any dealer in the Attleboro area they would be able to advise you about local clubs. You may have to go outside Attleboro a short distance. To the best of my knowledge, there is no list of clubs by location on the...

Coin Collecting: Coin, J.O.S., CAL
J.O.S., CAL, gold: Hi Diane: Thanks for another of your questions. Private coinage of gold coins acceptable as legal tender was common in the early United States, especially during the early gold-rush days in the West. John S. Ormsby, M.D., was one of the first to mint...

Coin Collecting: Coin? Egypt?, collectible value, american origin
collectible value, american origin, ypes: Hi Ted, I have seen this one a few times. It s actually a novelty medallion of American origin. It was used at an amusement park or something similar. There are several different ypes, all with an egyptian or Arabic theme, that are often found in bulk foreign...

Coin Collecting: Coin ID, arabic writing, coin id
arabic writing, coin id, merchant advertising: Hi Anne Marie, It is certainly a token or medallion, rather than a coin. However, it could still be valuable and may actually be an American merchant advertising piece (depending on if it s real Arabic or just Arabic-like scribble). If you can attach a clear...

Coin Collecting: caciques de venezuela gold coins., caciques de venezuela, interchange bank
caciques de venezuela, interchange bank, gold coins: Hi Gregory, If the coins are in mint condition, with no signs of wear and original luster, you can safely add 15% to the bullion value. If there is any wear, damage or cleaning you are pretty much looking at bullion value. It s also worth mentioning that...

Coin Collecting: carolus IIII coin, pillar dollar, 8r
pillar dollar, 8r, mexico city: Hi Antonella, This is an 8 reales or pillar dollar from the Mexico City mint. It s one of the more common mints, but a decent coin with not too much wear and no damage starts at $50 and can be an easy $100 if the wear is minimal. There are many fakes out...

Coin Collecting: charles x roi coin, french possessions, french colonies
french possessions, french colonies, caribbean sea: Hi Brian, Sounds like a 5 centimes coin from the French Colonies (the French possessions in the Caribbean sea). The date can be anywhere from 1825 to 1844, but they all have similar values. The coin is bronze, but they often take on a pale gold-like tone...

Coin Collecting: chineese coins, bronze coins, chinese coins
bronze coins, chinese coins, chinese writings: Hi Wes, I can certainly help you identify the coins, though I would need clear pictures of both sides. You can e-mail me pictures directly at BetweenEarthnSky@yahoo.com The history you mention is quite interesting. I must tell you that it s very likely that...

Coin Collecting: coin, chinese years, catalogue value
chinese years, catalogue value, togather: Hi Som, This is a 1 yuan, made from 1981 to present. The value for any date is less than $1 on the current market. They were made in very high numbers and are still in circulation. I can no longer see the first question with the other picture. The exact date...

Coin Collecting: coin dish, 1892, coin glass
1892, coin glass, value: Hi Amy: Thanks for your question. The modern version of coin glass first appeared around 1892, when the Central Glass and Hobbs companies began using impression of real U.S. coins in their glassware. The Treasury Department declared that this pressed...

Coin Collecting: coin identity, collectible value, gold colour
collectible value, gold colour, shop keeper: Hi Linda, This sounds like a 10 baht coin from Thailand, made from 1988 to 1996. I have attached a picture for comparison. They are too new and common to have a collectible value. since they are still spendable currency, the exchange rate for 10 baht is...

Coin Collecting: coin origin and value, gold gilding, commemorative medallions
gold gilding, commemorative medallions, cape of good hope: Hi Ramon, This is one piece from a set of South African commemorative medallions made in 1987-88 for the 500th anniversary of Portuguese navigator Bartolomeu Dias sailing round the Cape of Good Hope. The complete set in mint condition would have a retail...

Coin Collecting: coin question
Barry, Sorry but this is a common error caused by a foreign substance (like machine grease) that got into the die and prevented the complete striking of all the details of the design. Collector interest is low -- value at less than a dollar. Dan ...

Coin Collecting: coin silver value, common date, dollar
common date, dollar, half: Hi Barry: Thanks for your question. Here s a link I refer to, as the silver value changes daily. http://www.coinflation.com/silver_coin_values.html Today, silver is at $20.80 a troy ounce. Silver dollar melt vale is $16.08 each. Half dollar...

Coin Collecting: coin value, coin value, blankenship
coin value, blankenship, silver dollar: Most of what you have is common. You don t mention grade, so I ll guess the coins are used, not New. The Cents are worth almost nothing, the 43 Steel is a dollar, the 1911 is $5 or $6. The dollars are $12 each except the 1851 which I would have to see. The...

Coin Collecting: us coins, clearwater florida area, quarter dollars
clearwater florida area, quarter dollars, reputable person: Hi Darlene, We are currently buying quarters dated 1964 and before for $2.75 each, Half Dollars dated 1964 and before for $5.50 each, Half Dollars dated 1965 - 1970 for 1.75 each, and Silver Dollars dated 1935 and before for $13 each. You can contact us...

Coin Collecting: coins, Washington, token
Washington, token, crossing: Hi Jerry: Thanks for the question. I m not familiar with your specific piece, but it is likely a modern issue if it has no date. It is also a good chance it was plated rather than gold if it does not give the fineness on the item. A number of private...

Coin Collecting: How to get coins graded?
Thad, Being from Michigan, about all I can do is point you to the ANA list of Pasadena dealers : http://www.money.org/ana_custom/dealer_search/dealer_results.cfm?search_type=2a&city=Pasadena&state_province=CA You should contact more than one dealer...

Coin Collecting: copper nickel?, copper nickel, mint error
copper nickel, mint error, ebay: Hi Jesse, So I was so slow getting back to you, I was on vacation. The scratches will diminish the value I am sorry to say. First we have to determine if it is a genuine mint error. That requires inspection and weighing. Once that is done, the coin...

Coin Collecting: Danbury Mint Silver 500 Grain Proof Ingot, price of metals, novice collector
price of metals, novice collector, soft plastics: Hi Mark, In this economy your ingots are only worth silver and have no collector value. You can approx 85% of melt for the units. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Yes, the following is a canned response designed to help the novice...

Coin Collecting: EAAHNIKH AHMOKPATI coin, apaxmai, preferred one
apaxmai, preferred one, dimitri: Hi Chris, This is normal for this coin. Some coins have medallic alignment, where both sides are in the same direction, as they would be on a medal. Many coins have coin alignment , where the two sides are in opposite direction. Some countries have historically...

Coin Collecting: Error, 1999, cent
1999, cent, error: Hi Jon: Thanks for your question. When asking questions about potential error coins, always try and provide as much information and or photos when possible. This helps to pinpoint what you may have. Based on your limited description, it is possible...

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