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Coin Collecting: inherited coin collection, american numismatic association, safety deposit boxes
american numismatic association, safety deposit boxes, cleaning coins: Hello Loren, Sorry for the delay this is an involved question. Only you can satisfy your own trust with a dealer. And this would take a little time. until then I do not recommend going for a trade with a coin dealer . I will suggest using three...

Coin Collecting: Any insight appreciated, standard catalog of world coins, chinese cash
standard catalog of world coins, chinese cash, cash coin: Hi Heather, this sounds like a copper or brass Chinese cash coin, minted for hundreds of years with the same design except for changing of the emperor s title and the name of the mint. You might check here for more info: http://www.calgarycoin.com/reference/china/china.htm...

Coin Collecting: international coins, standard catalog of world coins, international coins
standard catalog of world coins, international coins, defender of the faith: There s no one online site that offers anywhere close to what you re looking for. You might try www.omnicoin.com though. By far the most useful reference book, the Standard Catalog of World Coins, is not on the internet because then the book wouldn t sell...

Coin Collecting: how should i invest 60k in coins, investing in gold coins, hedging against inflation
investing in gold coins, hedging against inflation, economic hardships: Hello Demetri, You are correct in realizing the devestating effects inflation has on paper money, and the role hard assets play in hedging against inflation. Gold maintains it s buying power relative to inflation, that s why people, banks and countries own...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ironwrkrb@aol.com, electro platers, silver ingots
electro platers, silver ingots, ounce bars: Hello Brian, As I said the resale value is the spot price of silver for these items. Unless you find a buyer looking for your particular Art on the silver bars you have. A dealer will not pay a premium for it if he is only interested in the silver content....

Coin Collecting: ironwrkrb@aol.com, peace dollars, content worth
peace dollars, content worth, silver content: Hello Brian, At this price if the coins are not damaged and grade fine (grade 12) to Very Fine (grade 20) it seems a good deal. Even the common date Peace dollars are worth this much. With about three quarters of an ounce of pure silver in each coin...

Coin Collecting: italian coins, burg co tyr, italian coins
burg co tyr, italian coins, mtts: Hi Della, The first piece sounds like a Maria Thersia Thaler (MTT). MTTs were a silver coin struck for trade purposes, and are still made to this day with the same 1780 date! They have been used as the means of exchange in parts of Africa and the Mid-East,...

Coin Collecting: what is this and what is its value?, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, mint mark: Hi William, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This copper-nickel 25c coin may be worth up to...

Coin Collecting: how much its worth, american numismatic association, mint mark
american numismatic association, mint mark, coin shops: Hello Alok, First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but the New Orleans and San Francisco Minted coins show a mint mark below the eagle (above and between the letters D and ...

Coin Collecting: Jamaican coins, standard catalog of world coins, coin shops
standard catalog of world coins, coin shops, ebay: Hi Shaun, Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. Jamaican coins can be found on Ebay.com as well as other places online. You might also try any local coin shops or shows. You might also try...

Coin Collecting: Japanese Coin Dates and Unidentified Coin, standard catalog of world coins, king george vi
standard catalog of world coins, king george vi, japanese numerals: Hi Jennifer, You might try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots more interesting info. The Japanese numerals can also be found here: http://home.psknet.com/tbirde/Coins/Arabic_Jap.jpg . The date is based...

Coin Collecting: Japanese Coin Valuations, standard catalog of world coins, yen coins
standard catalog of world coins, yen coins, coin valuations: Hi Michael, due to the many millions (or more) minted of each date the values of the 1960+ issues are worth less than a dollar even if uncirculated. The pre-1960 issues are worth $10+ in Uncirculated condition though. There was no year 31 issued so you are...

Coin Collecting: Japanese currency, japanese invasion money, standard catalog of world paper money
japanese invasion money, standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money: Hi Lila, these were issued by the Japanese during WWII in occupied Asian areas: Ten Centavos: Philippines 10c (issued 1942) worth .10 up to about .50. Five Centavos: Philippines 5c (1942) worth .10 up to about $1.50. 1/2 Shilling: British Oceania (New...

Coin Collecting: Japanese pesos?, standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money
standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money, japanese government: Hi Steve, these are notes issued by the Japanese during the occupation of the Philippines during WWII. Many were broiught back by veterans. These are relatively common and may be worth about $1 if uncirculated (no wear) depending on the denomination. Collector...

Coin Collecting: Jar of pennies, jar of pennies, grade mint
jar of pennies, grade mint, mint marks: Hello Christina, US Lincoln Cents are collectable. A Philadelphia issue 1909 cent in circulated condition sells from $1.00 to $3.00 dollars. A 1940 Philadelphia issue coin can sell to collectors from .10 to .50 cents in circulated grades. A dealer...

Coin Collecting: Jefferson Nickel, jefferson nickel, mint error
jefferson nickel, mint error, two headed nickel: Hi Diana, Thank you for your question. You have what is known as a Magician s Coin. This is a novelty item and not a mint error. Someone has taken 2 normal nickels, altered them, and glued the 2 pieces back together. This is usually done by hollowing...

Coin Collecting: Jefferson nickle, mike byers, coin expert
mike byers, coin expert, planchet: I don t have a definitive answer for you. Without a first-hand inspection, it s really difficult for me to offer an opinion. It could be struck on a wrong metal planchet, or a foreign planchet, or it could have been (chemically) affected by its environment,...

Coin Collecting: JFK coins, silver versions, half dollars
silver versions, half dollars, thanks a bunch: Hi Alycia, You can tell where a coin was minted by its mintmark. If it has a P mintmark -- or if it has no mintmark -- then it was minted at the main mint in Philadelphia. A D mintmark means it came from Denver. And an S mintmark means it came...

Coin Collecting: Two John Adams cracked dies at 2:00, two coins, john glass
two coins, john glass, coincommunity: Hi John, It is tough to say what they are worth at this time since we don t know how many exist. You can check eBay for similar items, maybe even list one of them to test the waters. Good luck with them and please let me know what happens. Regards Joe...

Coin Collecting: John Adams Presidential Error, presidential dollar coins, outer diameter
presidential dollar coins, outer diameter, error location: Hello Don, Without actually examining the coins I cannot say for sure. But the way they are produced leads me to believe it was after the production run. I do think it was mechanical as you say. The edge lettering is imparted to the coin...

Coin Collecting: John F Kennedy $10.00 liberia coin, standard catalog of world coins, uncirculated condition
standard catalog of world coins, uncirculated condition, john f kennedy: Hi Bill, what is the date on the coin and is it in original uncirculated condition? Liberia has been a prolific issuer of coins for sale to collectors and they have flooded the market. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World...

Coin Collecting: John F. & Robert F. Kennedy Commemorative Coin, u s mint, clock position
u s mint, clock position, o clock: Hi John, Thank you for your question. While I don t have any specific references to point you to, I can say this is NOT something made by the U.S. Mint. It sounds like one of the more recently (1998?) privately minted medals, made to commemorate the...

Coin Collecting: Joseph Eggleston Johnson Coin, joseph eggleston johnston, prince edward county virginia
joseph eggleston johnston, prince edward county virginia, brigadier general during the civil war: Hello Joanne, I did not find a catalog entry for the piece you have. It is not a coin since it does not have a denomination on it, it is a medal or token. Not knowing the mintage it would probably sell from $8 to $20 dollars. This is most likely a medal...

Coin Collecting: Joseph Eggleston Johnson Coin, joseph eggleston, confederate general
joseph eggleston, confederate general, johnson bottom: Sorry, I really don t know. Sounds like some kind of medal (it s not really a coin -- that s money issued by a government). It must be for General Johnson (wasn t he a Confederate general?) and this medal is giving his life history. To find out if someone...

Coin Collecting: Joseph Eggleston Johnson coin, joseph eggleston, johnson bottom
joseph eggleston, johnson bottom, seminole wars: Hi Joane, It sounds like it was a private medal to commemorate the war, the general and his troops. Since it has the 1891 date we can assume he either died that year or the medal was struck that year. I don t know much more about this piece without seeing...

Coin Collecting: JULIANA KONINGIN DER NEDERLAND, standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana
standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana, koningin: Hi Robert, It is a coin from the Netherlands featuring Queen Juliana (1948-80). If it is a 1955 1 Gulden (100 cents) coin it contains .1504 of an ounce of silver and there were 37.5 million minted in Utrecht that year. Depending on wear and demand it may be...

Coin Collecting: Juliana 1970, standard catalog of world coins, coins collector
standard catalog of world coins, coins collector, mint mark: Hi Mike, this Dutch 2-1/2 Gulden is made of nickel and features queen Juliana (1948-80). There were 22 million minted that year in Utrecht and it may be worth up to about $1 depending on its condition. It has since been made obsolete by the Euro coins. Collector...

Coin Collecting: Juliana Koningen Der Nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins, queen beatrix
standard catalog of world coins, queen beatrix, koningen: Hi Kevin, the Euro replaced the Dutch Gulden in 2000. Before that it was worth about .10 U.S. Collector value for this nickel 25 cents coin may be about .10 to .25 depending on amount of wear. It features Queen Beatrix (1980-) and there were 30.3 million minted...

Coin Collecting: Juliana Koningin Der Nederlanden, juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins
juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana: Hi Sarah, this is a 10 cents from the Netherlands featuring Queen Juliana (1948-80). There were 54.2 million minted that year. Collector value depends on wear and this one is worth about .10 to maybe .50. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard...

Coin Collecting: japanes coins, mount fugi, two coins
mount fugi, two coins, religious groups: These are some kind of Japanese tokens referring to two related types of religious groups (SOKA CAKKAI) and (NICHIREN SHOSHU). The first seems to believe in achieving perfection and rejuvenating the soul and the second is a similar form of Buddhism. You may...

Coin Collecting: jefferson full steps, cellophane package, jefferson nickles
cellophane package, jefferson nickles, ebay: Hi Jim, The only price guide I have for full step nickels only lists this one up to grade MS-65 FS, at $90 retail. However, looking at other dates, and extrapolating, I would estimate the value of an MS-66 FS at about $200, and an MS-67 FS at about $600....

Coin Collecting: jewelry made with coins, standard catalog of world coins, korean coins
standard catalog of world coins, korean coins, sand molds: Hi Marie. Thank you for the pictures. They are clear enough to tell that these seem to be actual bronze cash coins cast during the reign of K ang Hsi (Sheng Tsu) 1662-1722. The side with the four characters is upside down in the pictures. The other side with...

Coin Collecting: KENNEDY HALF DOLLARS, philadelphia mint, mint sets
philadelphia mint, mint sets, us mint: Hello D., The federal reserve has not ordered Half Dollars for issue into circulation for a few years now. The US Mint has been making them each year in limited quantities for collectors since there is no demand in commerce. They can be bought from...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy coin, bullion silver, troy ounce
bullion silver, troy ounce, u s mint: Hi Joe, Technically, this is not actually a coin (it has no specific denomination and is not legal tender anywhere), but rather a privately minted silver round, used for the buying and selling of bullion silver. The specific Kennedy design is just there...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Half-1973, american numismatic association, e mail address
american numismatic association, e mail address, copper core: Hello Eric, I am sending this to both emails you gave. I have heard a few ways of this look happening on clad coins, There was always the possibility of a off-metal coin blank (Like a silver Half blank)getting stuck in the bins the...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Half Dollar, kennedy half dollar, mint mark
kennedy half dollar, mint mark, interested buyer: Hi Robert, Somebody took a normal half dollar, stamped the two dates on it, and gold plated it. It was done as a 25th anniversary, but I don t know what the anniversary was for. This is considered a novelty item, worth maybe a dollar or two to an interested...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Half Dollar, frank gasparro, kennedy half dollar
frank gasparro, kennedy half dollar, eye of the beholder: Jennifer, what you have is real, but the stamping of 1980 and the cursive R was done by a person or business not in relation to the mint, maybe someone s birthday or some other personal significance. The P you see is an abbreviation for the place it was...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Half-Dollar error, kennedy half dollar, interested buyer
kennedy half dollar, interested buyer, missing letters: Hi Andrew, Without seeing the coin first hand, I cannot say absolutely for sure, but generally speaking, missing letters usually happen when a foreign substance (like machine grease) gets into the coin die and prevents the coin from being fully struck....

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Half Dollar, kennedy half dollar, mint stamp
kennedy half dollar, mint stamp, half dollars: Hi Rolando, Thank you for your question. I ve seen this before. Your coins are real, somebody just stamped the two dates into the coin, to be used in some kind of fancy display. Most likely these were done to mark the 20th anniversary of Kennedy s...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Half dollars, sandwich coins, half dollars
sandwich coins, half dollars, face value: Hi Grady, Thank you for your question. The 1964 halves are 90% silver and are currently worth $3.25 to $3.50 apiece. The 1965 - 1969 halves are 40% silver and are currently worth about $1.25 apiece. The rest contain no silver, have high mintages,...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Half, philadelphia mint, mint mark
philadelphia mint, mint mark, obverse: Hi Ed, Thank you for your question. I bet I know why you ve never seen a D (Denver) mintmark on a 1964 Kennedy half -- you are probably looking on the wrong side of the coin! For 1 year -- 1964 only -- the D mintmark is located on the reverse,...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Halves and Bicentennial Quarters, bicentennial quarters, kennedy halves
bicentennial quarters, kennedy halves, proof sets: HI JIM, THE BICENTENNIAL QUARTERS ARE SPENDABLE. THE KENNEDY HALFS OF 1964 ARE 90%SILVER AND WORTH MORE THAN FACE VALUE. 1965 ARE 40% SILVER. THE LOSE DOLLARS IF THEY ARE FROM 1935 AND BACK ARE ALSO 90% SILVER AND ARE WORTH AROUND $10 SILVER PRICE EACH. YOU...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy half dollar coin, kennedy half dollar, selling on ebay
kennedy half dollar, selling on ebay, sudbury canada: Hello, John, this is an interesting piece, but it is not a Kennedy half dollar. What it is is a one piece medal, made I believe in 1964 in Canada to honor president Kennedy. It is all one piece, which is why I call it a medal. You see this for sale on eBay...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy half dollar print error?, kennedy half dollar, losing sleep
kennedy half dollar, losing sleep, side flip: Hi Jesper, It sounds like you have a normal coin. All U.S. coins are minted such that when you hold the coin at the sides and flip top-to-bottom, the reverse image will normally be right-side-up -- whereas if you hold the coin at the top & bottom and flip...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy half-dollar, kennedy half dollar, circulation strikes
kennedy half dollar, circulation strikes, san francisco mint: Hello Juanika, This is a Kennedy Bicentennial Half dollar and it is a common coin. Only the San Francisco mint mark s (AT THE BOTTOM OF THE NECK) is selling at a higher value than the circulation strikes that have a D or no mint mark....

Coin Collecting: Kennedy penny, lincoln kennedy coincidences, similarities between lincoln and kennedy
lincoln kennedy coincidences, similarities between lincoln and kennedy, jonh f kennedy: Hello, The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an error or an official issue, but was made by someone who manipulated a regular U.S. one-cent coin by simply stamping an image of John F. Kennedy next to Lincoln. Several variations...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy SMS, proof coins, mintage
proof coins, mintage, hylas: Hi Rick, SMS coins came out of the Special Mint Sets produced from 1965 through 1967 when the mint did not produce Proof Coins. The coins are really semi-prooflike in appearance, not like the normal coins that were minted for circulation. Since the mintage...

Coin Collecting: King Zog, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, king zog: Hi Emma, This 100 Franga Ari (500 Lek) coin should weigh 32.258 grams, contain .9335 of an ounce of gold and features King Zog (1928-39). There were 500 originally struck in Rome (R). It may be worth from the gold value up to about $2000 depending on wear...

Coin Collecting: Korean 10 won, standard catalog of world coins, korean coins
standard catalog of world coins, korean coins, copper coins: If you can provide pictures to my email address (tbirde@psknet.com) that may help solve the mystery. I know of no official Korean coins that match that description. Since it has no date or regnal year it may be a token of some kind. You might also try a library...

Coin Collecting: Krona 50, standard catalog of world coins, king gustaf
standard catalog of world coins, king gustaf, picture of a crown: Hi Sheree, this is a Swedish 50 ore, one of 5.8 million minted during the reign of king Gustaf VI (1950-73). It contains .0617 of an ounce of silver. Collector value depends on amount of wear and this one may range from about .75 with heavy wear to around...

Coin Collecting: kansas quarter, cleaning coins, silver coins
cleaning coins, silver coins, us mint: Hello Pat, These die crack found in coins although interesting, do not add value to the piece. Die Hard collectors want a perfectly made coin as it comes from the US Mint. It does have some novelty value added to it if it is still...

Coin Collecting: kenndy half dollar, thin blade, two coins
thin blade, two coins, half dollar: Thank you for your question. What you have is a novelty piece commonly known as a Magician s Coin. This is not something that was made at the Mint, but rather something that somebody manufactured from 2 normal coins. The way the coin presses at the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: kennedy half dollar, kennedy half dollar, tailed coins
kennedy half dollar, tailed coins, mint mark: Hello again Jim, Depending on the date they are worth more than face value. The 1964 Half Dollar is 90% silver making it worth at least $4 each coin. The Half Dollars from 1965 to 1970 are only 40% silver Making them at least $2 each....

Coin Collecting: kennedy half dollars, kennedy halves, half dollars
kennedy halves, half dollars, face value: Hi Keith, Unfortunately there are many times more Kennedy halves from the 1970 s available than there are collectors looking for them. In circulated condition, they have no added value. Even gem uncirculated ones are worth only a dollar or two at most....

Coin Collecting: What kind of coin, copper coin, united states mint
copper coin, united states mint, big d: Hello Robert, This sounds like a mint token. They are made of the same metal as the One Cent coin each year. When you buy an Uncirculated mint set from the government they contain a token from the mint that made them. These are common and sell for less...

Coin Collecting: what kind of coin? Worth?, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, two dolphins: Hi Jill. this is a copper-nickel 5 Kronur from Iceland (Island) featuring a quartered deign of sea eagle, dragon, bull and giant legendary protectors of the land with two dolphins on the other side. There were 4.35 million minted that year and it may be worth...

Coin Collecting: kind of coin, liberty head nickel, liberty nickel
liberty head nickel, liberty nickel, mint mark: Hi Sherry, this is a U.S. Liberty head nickel (5c) minted 1883-1913. Value depends on the amount of wear the coin has as well as if it has a mint mark letter D or S under the dot that is left of Cents . Value may range from $1 to $100+. You might also try...

Coin Collecting: one of a kind colonial copper, neil berman, coin shop
neil berman, coin shop, coin show: Hello Janet, Early coppers are not my specialty. But from your description it may be a reproduction piece. It would have to be seen by an expert. All coins need mottoes, a denomination and a country of origin to be valued. I collect only US Coins...

Coin Collecting: Some kind of Silver Dollar, old coin, auto response
old coin, auto response, working man: Hi Wendy, Thank you for your question. To send the pictures to me, go to your regular email program, and select the option to write an email. In the TO field, put Working.Man@usa.net Select the option to attach your picture files to this email....

Coin Collecting: What kinda coin do i have???, modern greece, sailing boat
modern greece, sailing boat, lawniczak: Hello, Samantha, sounds like you have a modern Greece coin from 1990. Apaxmes is Greek like our cent. Go to www.ebay.com and do a search for 1990 Greece coin and one with a sailing boat is pictured there, selling for a couple dollars (no bidders yet). I...

Coin Collecting: king edward vii 1902 25 cent coin canada, standard catalog of world coins, king edward vii
standard catalog of world coins, king edward vii, king and emperor: Hi Elizabeth, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. The coin contains .1728 of an ounce of silver...

Coin Collecting: would like to know value of 2 coins, mint mark, united states coins
mint mark, united states coins, lawniczak: Hello, I assume you mean United States coins. Everything depends on condition of the piece (are they pristine, like new, like you d see a new coin from 2006 -- not likely but possible or are they severely worn or with problems like scratches or cleaning)....

Coin Collecting: I would like to know the value..., bicentennial celebration, coin worth
bicentennial celebration, coin worth, eye appeal: HI MARRISSA, I DON T GIVE APPRAISALS OVER THE INTERNET. IT S TO HARD DETERMINE THE CONDITION OF THE COIN WITHOUT SEEING THE COIN IN PERSON. ONE THING THAT LOWERS THE VALUE OF A COIN IS MOUNTING THE COIN IN JEWERLY. I M NOT SURE WHAT COIN YOU ARE TALKING...

Coin Collecting: Anybody know what these are?, british coins, sean isaacs
british coins, sean isaacs, false bottom: Hello Marc, and thanks for your note. Sounds like an interesting discovery. Your 1755 pieces are purporting to be English Half Pennies, however they don t appear to have been issued in this particular year, and are likely Half Penny Tokens of some sort....

Coin Collecting: korean 10 won, standard catalog of world coins, ebay
standard catalog of world coins, ebay, price estimates: Hi Chelsea, Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. There were only 10 million of the 1966 10 won coins minted. Price estimates for one are usually about $25 but depending on demand and competitive...

Coin Collecting: kreugerands, bullion coins, krugerrands
bullion coins, krugerrands, price of gold: Hi James, Krugerrands being bullion coins are literally worth their weight in gold. Their collectability is somewhat low as they are not as popular as some other bullion pieces, and sometimes trade at a very slight discount to other bullion pieces! You...

Coin Collecting: Lady Liberty, liberty head gold, quarter eagles
liberty head gold, quarter eagles, half eagles: Hello, Wendy, sorry I thought I had answered this question, maybe it didn t go through. There is no such thing that I know of as a gold silver or a silver gold coin. The U.S. made either silver coins or gold but didn t mix them. The Seated Liberty design...

Coin Collecting: Large P and S Nickels, philadelphia mint, silver nickels
philadelphia mint, silver nickels, mint mark: Hello Cheryl, Yes these are known as Silver Nickels or War Nickels. The 1942-P is the first coin ever to have a Philadelphia mint mark. War Nickels are 35% silver made from 1942 to 1945 and have a large P,...

Coin Collecting: Large Quantity of old pennies, e mail address, old pennies
e mail address, old pennies, coin book: katie, It is worth going through the coins because you might just find some that are valuable. If you have coins before 1920 wrapped in sleeves there is a value to them. I buy rolls of coins as well as sell. You need to get a coin guide. I can send you a...

Coin Collecting: Lettering on coin, mint mark, jefferson nickel
mint mark, jefferson nickel, nickels: Hello Kelly, The current Jefferson nickel five cent coin has the letter D on the front near the date as a Mint Mark if it was minted at the Denver Colorado Minting facility. In earlier nickels the Mint Mark was on the reverse next to monticello on...

Coin Collecting: A LINCLON SHOT APRIL 14 1865 COIN, april 14 1865, linclon
april 14 1865, linclon, coin size: Hi Anita, Sounds to me like somebody took a normal Seated Liberty half dollar coin and tried to make their own commemorative out of it. This is not anything officially made. It s likely to be impossible to determine when the coin was engraved, so any...

Coin Collecting: Liberty coin MCMVII, dollar liberty, hylas
dollar liberty, hylas, twenty dollar: Hi Nicholas, If your coin is genuine, it is worth anywhere from $2500 and up. It can very very valuable depending upon the condition. I handle these coins on a regular basis, however, I would need to see the coin to determine if it is genuine and the current...

Coin Collecting: US Liberty coin set, proof gold, us mint
proof gold, us mint, proof set: Hello Ken, Sorry for the delay, I could not find a price for a 6 coin set, but here are the values selling retail to a private collector for the individual coins. 1986-S Proof half Dollar $6.50 1986-S Proof Silver Dollar $15.00 1986-W Proof Gold...

Coin Collecting: Liberty Gold Coin (20$), liberty gold, mint condition
liberty gold, mint condition, old coin: Hello Javad, If the coin is not in mint condition, it will probably sell for about $600. In mint condition it would be in the $700-750 range. You can list it on eBay but they take about 10% when all is said and done; you can take it to a local coin dealer,...

Coin Collecting: Liberty Head Nickels, liberty head nickels, high power magnification
liberty head nickels, high power magnification, liberty head nickel: Hi Roy, As far as everyone knows, all 5 of the original mintage have been identified. Chances are that it if a replica. Look carefully at the date, especially the 1 of 13. If you use a high power magnification, you might see thraces of either a 0, a 9,...

Coin Collecting: Liberty Mint collectors medallion, life liberty and the pursuit of happiness, selling on ebay
life liberty and the pursuit of happiness, selling on ebay, liberty mint: Hi Sherri, Thank you for your question. I ve seen these in the past selling on eBay for about $6-$7 -- the value of the silver it contains. You may be able to get a few more dollars from a specialized collector, but the trick is to find that collector....

Coin Collecting: Liberty Quarter, liberty quarter, quarter dollar
liberty quarter, quarter dollar, silver content: Hello Rhonda, Even without the date this is worth about 7 times its face value due to the silver content. The Standing Liberty Quarter Dollar was made from 1916 to 1930. Yours is probably a pre-1926 since the date is so worn. Also the Type One coins...

Coin Collecting: Liberty seated halves/special made back, love tokens, ebay
love tokens, ebay, script type: Hi Gail, Thank you for your question. You have what is called a love token. Someone took a normal coin and engraved the letters and designs into it. This was usually done to give as a gift to a loved one. I m not really sure how to determine the...

Coin Collecting: Liberty type II, u s mint, liberty quarter
u s mint, liberty quarter, original design: Hello, The Type 1 Standing liberty quarter was released in 1916. For the first part of 1917 and all of the 1916 coins the Standing Liberty had a bare Breast with part of the female form showing. This original design was beautiful. As the story goes...

Coin Collecting: Liberty?, u s mint, american eagles
u s mint, american eagles, silver proof: Hi Jacob, Thank you for your question. You have what is more commonly known as a Proof Silver Eagle . The 2004 dated coins were just recently released from the U.S. Mint within the past month or so. The Mint s price is $28.00 plus shipping. ...

Coin Collecting: Limited edition Silver Heritage Clock by Marion Kay, 1964 silver dimes, morgan silver dollar
1964 silver dimes, morgan silver dollar, mint marks: Wendy, it seems like sooner or later everything that isn t unique or really rare comes up for sale on the garage sale of the internet, www.ebay.com. I did searches there for Heritage Clock (there were some but not yours) and Marion Kay clock (nothing) and...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Cent, american numismatic association, lincoln wheat
american numismatic association, lincoln wheat, lawniczak: Hello, David, don t really know much about this; sounds like it was probably plated after it was minted. Keep in mind there are a lot of curious little boys out there and they ll try all sorts of things out with coins just to see what happens. You may want...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Cents, coppercoins, lincoln cents
coppercoins, lincoln cents, lincoln memorial: Hi Dan, On the 1960 the inside curl of the 6 is the easiest to tell. The large date has a rounded end while the small date is more pointy and square. Here are pictures and a descritpion for the 1970-s: http://www.coppercoins.com/lincoln/1970/1970comparison.html...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln cent edge, treasurenet, hi john
treasurenet, hi john, added value: Hi John, Somebody has altered this coin after it left the mint. They used some kind of machine to first flatten out, then curve the rim, giving it the appearance you see. This is not something done at the mint, and would be considered by collectors...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln cent made of different metal, heather cook, copper brown
heather cook, copper brown, lincoln penny: Likely it is the usual copper than has been cleaned in a metal polish dip, which looks like brass, almost like low grade gold. It is possible that it is an off metal coin, but it would cost you $30.00 to find out at Numismatic Guarantee Corporation in Sarasota,...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln commerative coin, birth of abraham lincoln, malice towards none
birth of abraham lincoln, malice towards none, grand army of the republic: Hello, Jim, you don t have a coin, you have a medal. There were quite a few of these made over the years with various themes -- souvenirs of places and events, like yours commemorates an event. Try going to www.ebay.com and doing a search for large...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Error, face of lincoln, american numismatic
face of lincoln, american numismatic, ebay: Hi Wade, The first step is to have the coin certified by ANACS, that s the American Numismatic Authentication service. You can find them on the web. One it has been certified, it is much easier to sell for a better price. When you get it back, put it on...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln head penny collection, mint proof sets, proof gold
mint proof sets, proof gold, lincoln head: Hi Wayne, If you get a copy of the 2007 Guidebook to US Coins by RS Yeoman, you will be able to see all the current selling prices of the coins you lost in the burglary. This is probably the best and easiest way to accomplish this since you did not have...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln memoriol penny, steel penny, pennys
steel penny, pennys, time paul: Hi Paul, What about the thickness? Is it as thick as a nickel? Is it thinner than a normal cent? Let s not think about color for now. It could be stamped on a foreign planchet such as a nickel or something else. You can email me directly at JoeHylas@aol.com...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Penny (steel?), lincoln pennies, steel pennies
lincoln pennies, steel pennies, lincoln penny: Hi Bruce, Thank you for your question. There are no 1978 steel pennies. I cannot be absolutely sure without seeing it first-hand, but it most likely is plated with silver or zinc. If that s the case, it has no collector value. I suggest you try...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Lincoln Penny, lincoln penny, composition of pennies
lincoln penny, composition of pennies, copper color: For a 1977 penny, the options are : 1) most likely, it s been silver plated -- no added value. 2) rarely, it could be struck on a different planchet, like that for a dime or for a foreign coin. It should weigh 3.11 grams -- if significantly different,...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln penny w/ Kennedy head, lincoln penny, lawniczak
lincoln penny, lawniczak, gramma: Hello, Devin thanks for your question. It is pretty amazing what you can find! Actually, this is a pretty common piece -- someone stamped the Kennedy head after the cent was minted. It is an interesting piece, nice for a keepsake, but really has no value...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Speaks Pennies, lucky pennies, rarity value
lucky pennies, rarity value, valuable coins: Hello Bob, These I have not seen but I have heard something about them. Made for the Gettysberg memorial or something. I do know they were altered after they left the mint. Therefore they have no numismatic rarity value added. They are more a novelity...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Steel Pennies, lincoln pennies, steel pennies
lincoln pennies, steel pennies, san francisco mint: Hi Junaid, They made over a billion of these steel cents in 1943, so they re not really rare. The D means the coin was made at the Denver Mint -- an S means it s from the San Francisco Mint -- no letter means it s from the main mint in Philadelphia....

Coin Collecting: Lincoln Wheat Cent Collection, rare pennies, lincoln wheat
rare pennies, lincoln wheat, 1943 pennies: Hi Colleen, In the date range of 1941-1958, look for 1943 pennies made of copper (not steel) and 1955 double die pennies. On the 1955, you will see a clear doubling of the date, the word liberty and in God we trust Other than those 2, they are not...

Coin Collecting: Locate a dealer in South Carolina, foreign bills, ebay
foreign bills, ebay, pcgs: Hello Richard, If you look in the yellow pages on the Internet you should be able to locate a dealer near you. My advice is take your coins only to a PNG, ANA dealer for pricing. Listing your coins on eBay would get you the most money for your coins....

Coin Collecting: Look what i found, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins
standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins, expid: Hello Ryan, Sorry, I can only tell you this is not a USA coin. I am not an expert on foreign coins. If it is a foreign coin I use the Standard Catalog of World Coins for information. Every library has a copy in...

Coin Collecting: Looking to sell, sean isaacs, s 680
sean isaacs, s 680, express post: 680/700 Hello Devin, and thanks for your note. Not sure if this is a follow-up to an earlier question I have just answered, but our current buy price on your coin (assuming problem-free with no detracting scratches) would be CDN $700/U.S. $680. If you are...

Coin Collecting: Looking for a shop, new fairfield ct, ellesmere numismatics
new fairfield ct, ellesmere numismatics, alex g malloy: Hello, Here are the first in a list of ANA Member Dealers. I am not sure of the locations nearest you, but all are in CT. There are more if you need to find them let me know. A & R COINS Ralph Langham Box 8308 New Fairfield, CT 06812 203-746-5400...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Lots of quarters!, bruce dubin, visible dates
bruce dubin, visible dates, witlow: Deb. Tell who ever you call I sent you so they know you are serious. Remember the price changes several times every day, and good luck. Neil. Bruce Dubin (Barington) 800 278-0848 Larry Witlow (Oakbrook Terrace) 630 792-1900 Ed Milas (Willowbrook) 800 774-258...

Coin Collecting: Louisanna 2002-S, wheat head, wheat cents
wheat head, wheat cents, two coins: Milo, I have personally found S minted coins from proof sets in circulation. Some people break up the sets for one or two coins for their collections and then spend the rest of them. Actually the S mint quarter is now considered proof circulated. The only...

Coin Collecting: Louisville Penny, civil war state, token reference
civil war state, token reference, state coins: Hi, Interesting. It sounds like some kind of private club or city organization token or medallion but I don t know what kind it is. This is not my specialty but if you have pictures of it you can e-mail it to me at: kieferscoins2000@yahoo.com and I might...

Coin Collecting: lady's slipper, canadian confederation, prince edward island
canadian confederation, prince edward island, exchange value: Hi Dino, this medal features the province s official flower and the date the province was admitted to the Canadian confederation. Medals have no printed or exchange value because they are not coins. Medals are also often undocumented and do not have a large...

Coin Collecting: large cent, qtr, coins
qtr, coins, chemicals: Hi Eric, The value of your coins will depend on their conditions -- I will assume they are in the normal condition I usually see for the coins you listed. 1843 large cent -- $12.00 1908 dime -- $1.00 1927 quarter -- $2.00 The 1981 dime and 2000...

Coin Collecting: large nickle, e pluribus unum, buffalo nickle
e pluribus unum, buffalo nickle, buffalo nickel: Thea, I assume this is fairly thick and heavy. This type is more common with cents and Lincoln, but I have heard of nickels too. Often they have events or towns listed on them and I think were made as souvenirs to sell. Without a town or event listed, I...

Coin Collecting: large pennies, indian head penny, medallions
indian head penny, medallions, replicas: Hello Sally, These medallions are still being made and sold. It is just a novelty item like a paper weight or caoster. The 1877 is the rarest Indian cent and since most collectors cannot own one the market exists for these replicas. Please remember...

Coin Collecting: letters on a $50.00 gold coin, ounce of gold, proof versions
ounce of gold, proof versions, gold coin: Hi Sandra, the Roman numerals on this $50 coin are its date, 1986. It s value starts with the 1 ounce of gold it contains. Any extra is based on demand and whatever someone would pay for the coin. There were 1.362 million of the Uncirculated versions minted...

Coin Collecting: liberia coin, standard catalog of world coins, collector coins
standard catalog of world coins, collector coins, pawn shops: Hi Bobbi, Liberia has been a very prolific issuer of collector coins and has flooded the market with them so they are usually not worth a whole lot over their silver value. The 2000 $20 coin with Lincoln, for instance, had a mintage of 20,000, lists at $25...

Coin Collecting: the liberty collection, interested buyer, pennies
interested buyer, pennies, coins: Hi Allen, I have seen sets like this before. The state designs on the pennies were added to the coins after they left the mint, by the company that put together the display. It s an interesting set, but not worth a lot -- perhaps $20 to an interested...

Coin Collecting: liberty dollar, no date, different lady?, current price of silver, ebay
current price of silver, ebay, metallic art: Hello Cathy, This is not a coin at all. This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. Its value is the current price of one ounce of silver. They are made in rounds and rectangles (bars) then sold to the public at a premium over the spot...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: a liberty quarter dollar, mint mark, value of coins
mint mark, value of coins, gem mint: HI PETE, THE MIDDLE OF YOUR 1965 QUARTER SHOULD LOOK LIKE A COPPER COLOR. THEY DID MAKE A FEW 1965 QUARTER IN SILVER, BUT THEY ARE VERY RARE. THEY GOT MIXED UP AT THE MINT WHEN THEY WHERE CHANGING OVER FROM SILVER TO COPPER CLAD IN 1965. THANKS FOR YOUR...

Coin Collecting: lincoln / kennedy penny, lincoln kennedy coincidences, similarities between lincoln and kennedy
lincoln kennedy coincidences, similarities between lincoln and kennedy, strange similarities: Hello Kelli, These cents are novelty souvenirs. For the 1974 Lincoln-Kennedy cents were made many years after 1964 as a novelty. This coin is not an error or an official issue, but was made by someone who manipulated a regular...

Coin Collecting: lincoln memorial penny, mint error, lincoln memorial
mint error, lincoln memorial, colums: Hello Richard, This is not considered a mint error although it could have happened there if another cent was stuck in the coin press. It was pressed against another coin and the design was imparted to it. The lettering on this...

Coin Collecting: lincoln penny, lincoln pennies, lincoln penny
lincoln pennies, lincoln penny, faceing: Hi Mark, These Kennedy-stamped Lincoln pennies were done as a novelty for advertising purposes. They were attached to a card that listed the Astonishing Coincidences between the two presidents. This card also would have a small advertising blurb for...

Coin Collecting: lincoln penny ..., eisenhower dollar, lincoln penny
eisenhower dollar, lincoln penny, dollar coins: Hi John, It s a genuine coin that s been altered (outside of the mint; privately) to be sold as a novelty item. Sometimes novelty pieces like these and double-sided quarters get spent, which is likely how you came to receive yours. Generally these coins...

Coin Collecting: lincoln penny, lincoln penny, planchette
lincoln penny, planchette, rare coin: Ray, Yes what you have is a semi rare coin error. A possible answer on how this could have happened is what s called a capped die . This is when a planchette (another coin) is stuck on one of the dies capping it. If the die was just recently capped...

Coin Collecting: lincoln penny, john f kennendy, lincoln penny
john f kennendy, lincoln penny, lincoln head: Hello, thanks for the question. This was a novelty item made by stamping the JFK head into a normal cent after it was made. There were quite a few of them made, and also with other themes, like a pipe being smoked (by Lincoln), the 50 states (etc). They...

Coin Collecting: lincoln penny, san francisco mint, lincoln penny
san francisco mint, lincoln penny, proof sets: The S mintmark indicates that your coin was minted at the San Francisco Mint. During this year, they did not mint any coins for normal circulation -- the only coins they made were put into proof sets for collectors. So at some time, somebody broke open...

Coin Collecting: lincoln pennys, pennys, vdb
pennys, vdb, excellent condition: Bi Bettie, If it is an S , you will find the S right below the date. Without the S, in lightly circulated condition, it s worth about $6.00 With the S , it s worth about $850.00 The 1895 Indian Head cent in average condition is worth about...

Coin Collecting: lists, approximate retail price, gold pieces
approximate retail price, gold pieces, california gold: There are several, but they are only for the trade and cost money to use. Why don t you try Numismedia.com, which will give you an approximate retail price. But for higher grades, even they charge a fee. If you still can t find a price, get back to me with...

Coin Collecting: loads of questions., 2 dollar bills, 1995 2 dollar bills
2 dollar bills, 1995 2 dollar bills, 1976 2 dollar bills: Hello Britni, 1. 6 1980 silver dollars and 2. 1 1979 silver dollar - These Susan B. Anthony Dollars are traded at face value. They are only collected in Mint state and proof specimens....

Coin Collecting: look up coins, british royal mint, standard catalog of world coins
british royal mint, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins: Hello, There are no sites that handle all the world coins out there. There are just too many varities. Just as United States coin sites only handle US Coins and possibly posessions and teritories foreign coins are on sites listed by each individual country....

Coin Collecting: look what i found, standard catalog of world coins, coin value
standard catalog of world coins, coin value, denomination: Hi Ryan, It may be a token instead of a coin. Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for more info, pics and pricing....

Coin Collecting: looking to collect, foreign banknotes, mid west
foreign banknotes, mid west, west bank: Dear Toniann. Foreign banknotes are not my speciality. That said, go to Mid West Bank Note Supply at www.leegordon.net and take a peek at what Lee has for sale. You can email him and ask for notes from the country you want in the price range you want to spend....

Coin Collecting: loonies and twonies, loonies, eskimo
loonies, eskimo, large numbers: Hi, Sorry about the delay in my response; I have been quite busy of late. I thought I answered this question earlier, but I must had forgotten to click send , or perhaps there was a site error. (which ocassionally happens) Anyways, I d suggest you spend...

Coin Collecting: i have a lot, poor shape, lawniczak
poor shape, lawniczak, ebay: Natalie, the value of an 1888 Indian head U.S. cent depends very much on condition. It can vary from less than a dollar if in fairly poor shape or very worn, to hundreds of dollars if in pristine condition, as minted. Most well circulated coins from this...

Coin Collecting: i have lots of coins wondering how much there worth?, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins
standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins, mint state: Hello, I am not an expert on foreign coins. From what I see at the coin shows the coins from Portugal sell at very low prices unless they contain precious metal. I do use the Standard Catalog of World Coins for information. Every library...

Coin Collecting: louisiana purchase nickel, louisiana purchase nickel, crisp uncirculated
louisiana purchase nickel, crisp uncirculated, interested collector: Hi Maggie, Thank you for your question. The condition you describe (on your nickel) is called a die clash. To truly be a die clash, the mark on the front has to exactly match the corresponding design on the reverse of the coin -- only inverted. So,...

Coin Collecting: no luck with research so far, philippine peso coins, couple web
philippine peso coins, couple web, coin collection: Hi Miranda, Here s a couple web pages with info about Philippines coinage : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_peso#Coins http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coins_of_the_Philippine_peso In 1912 they minted 3 million of these coins. Current value...

Coin Collecting: lucky coin and odd 1863 penny?, precious metal content, gold sovereigns
precious metal content, gold sovereigns, silver crowns: Dana, there s a lot in your question. The Union for Ever is what is known as a patriotic Civil War Token. They were made when money became unavailable during the civil war, mostly in 1863 as a substitute for money. They featured patriotic themes (like Union...

Coin Collecting: lucky penny?, mint errors, lawniczak
mint errors, lawniczak, lucky penny: Sorry, Reba, I thought I had answered this question. You have to send twice to actually send, and I must only have sent once. My guess on this piece is that someone was fooling around with it and wiped out part of the cent (with an acid of some type). But...

Coin Collecting: lucky penny, georgivs vi, greek coins
georgivs vi, greek coins, british commonwealth: Sounds like an English penny (or some British Commonwealth penny). You may be able to tell for sure by going to www.ebay.com or www.google.com and doing a search for your item -- using words like 1947 and georgivs (or georgius) until you find someone selling...

Coin Collecting: Marco 10 franc 1371 bronze coin, standard catalog of world coins, web search engines
standard catalog of world coins, web search engines, aluminum bronze: Hi Liam, this aluminum-bronze 10 Francs from Morocco was minted in Paris during the French occupation of the country (1912-56). The Islamic date of 1371 corresponds to 1951-52. Depending on amount of wear it may be worth .10 to maybe $2. You might also try...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Maria Theresia Austrian Gold Coin, 1931, 18 carat gold, standard catalog of world coins
18 carat gold, standard catalog of world coins, maria theresia: Hi Dagmar, this type of 90% gold 100 schillings coin was minted in Prooflike condition 1926-34. It should weigh 23.5245 grams and would contain .6806 of an ounce of gold. There were 101,935 minted in 1931, by far the most of any of the years it was issued....

Coin Collecting: Maroc 10 francs 1371 coin., standard catalog of world coins, anno domino
standard catalog of world coins, anno domino, french protectorate: Hello Liam, I am not an expert on foreign coins. I do use the Standard Catalog of World Coins for information. Every library has a copy in reference. They are in volumes each covering a date range. I can also recommend another expert at this site...

Coin Collecting: Maryland Currency 1774, colonial currency, frederick green
colonial currency, frederick green, ebay: Hi Dawn, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. I found a text that says the note may be worth about $15 with heavy wear to around $40 with moderate wear...

Coin Collecting: Masonic Penny, royal arch mason, lawniczak
royal arch mason, lawniczak, ebay: Hello, Michele, first off, what you have is a token not a coin. A coin is issued by a government to circulate as money. This isn t that. A search on www.google.com for K.S.H.T.W.S.S.T. identifies that as a Masonic slogan (but I couldn t quickly find...

Coin Collecting: Masonic penny, masonic symbol, hylas
masonic symbol, hylas, ebay: Hi TJ I m sorry but I have never seen an item like this, so giving you any infor is impossible. You do not mention if the cent has the head of Lincoln or the date of the coin, other than saying 1813 . Many organizations over the years took regular...

Coin Collecting: Maundy money 1772, standard catalog of world coins, money coins
standard catalog of world coins, money coins, ebay: Hi Alex, as an original set in original condition it may be worth $200 or more depending on collector demand. You may find similar pieces on Ebay.com for comparison. The upside down orientation of front to back is known as coin rotation. If it were right...

Coin Collecting: METAL ONE CENT COIN, us mints, copper blanks
us mints, copper blanks, zinc coated steel: In 1943, US cents were made from zinc coated steel because copper was being used in the war effort. They were produced at 3 US Mints: Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco. Massive quantities were produced and circulated. Due to the high mintage, the...

Coin Collecting: MEXICAN GOLD COIN, standard catalog of world coins, gold coin
standard catalog of world coins, gold coin, coin collector: Hi Leanna, this is a Mexican 1 centavo coin made of brass. Normally it might be worth up to maybe a dollar depending on amount of wear but since it has been made into jewelry it is considered damaged and worthless to a coin collector. You might also try a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I have a Medal from Colombia, private issuers, king felipe
private issuers, king felipe, bogota colombia: True, it doesn t seem to relate to the medal itself. From what I can make out it appears to translate to: Obverse and reverse of the first gold currency in America. Doubloons minted in Santa Fe, by Real Cedula with permission of King Felipe III given in...

Coin Collecting: Melt Values, gold and silver, bid price
gold and silver, bid price, bullion: Hi Carolyn, As you probably know, bullion values change by the minute for gold and silver when the markets are open. A good place to see current values for silver is: http://www.kitco.com/market/ The bid price is basically melt value but most melters...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mercury Dime, coin grading service, professional coin grading service
coin grading service, professional coin grading service, mercury dime: Hi Cheryl, Thank you for sending the pictures -- they really clear up the situation. Your coin shows evidence of having been in circulation -- it has visible wear on both sides of the coin. If you look at the top set of horizontal bands, you can see...

Coin Collecting: Mercury Dime with "W", mercury dimes, mercury dime
mercury dimes, mercury dime, common year: Hi Nicci, The W you see on the front of your Mercury Dime is actually a combination of an A and a W -- the monogram for the coin designer s initials -- Adolph Weinman. All Mercury Dimes have this monogram. The mintmark, if it has one, would be located...

Coin Collecting: Mercury Dime, Wheatback penny hybrid, mercury dime, magic shops
mercury dime, magic shops, couple dollars: Shaine, You have one type of novelty item known as a magician s coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the pieces back together. If you use a strong magnifier, you should be able to find a seam where the pieces fit together. These sell regularly...

Coin Collecting: Mercury Dime, mercury head, mint mark
mercury head, mint mark, mercury dime: Dear Michael. The Winged Liberty Head, or the so called Mercury Head Dime was made in both the main mint at Philadelphia and at San Francisco and Denver between 1916 and 1945. The mint mark you are looking for would be found on the reverse or back side of...

Coin Collecting: Mercury Dimes, mercury dimes, vg 8
mercury dimes, vg 8, coin change: Hi Wren, The dimes are worth about 70 cents each. When you get it all cataloged, call me. I am in NY, on Long Island and bay many many collections. Bear in mind that Redbook is full retail value and rarely does a coin change hands at that level. Usually...

Coin Collecting: Mercury dime 1942 double date, mercury dime, double date
mercury dime, double date, coins: I have seen several of these doubled date coins. It is caused by machine doubling -- not die doubling -- and it has no significant collector value. Here is a good guide about the different types of doubling : http://koinpro.tripod.com/Articles/OtherFormsOfDoubling.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mexican 1/2 Escudo gold piece, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, mint mark: Hi Dave, this Mexican 1/2 Escudo was minted at the Guadelupe y Calvo mint in southern Chihuahua province and it may be worth about $100 with moderate wear to maybe $200 with light wear. You might find similar pieces on Ebay.com for comparison. You might...

Coin Collecting: Mexican 8 Reales, standard catalog of world coins, spanish mexico
standard catalog of world coins, spanish mexico, rough around the edges: Hi Peggy, if this Spanish Mexico 8 reales coin has a hole in it then it is considered damaged and loses most of its collector value. Ordinarily, collector value depends on amount of wear the coin has and this one may have been worth $50+ but with the hole...

Coin Collecting: Mexican Cinco Centavos, josefa ortiz de dominguez, standard catalog of world coins
josefa ortiz de dominguez, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel: Hi Olivia, check the date again. The 1943 through 1955 issues were bronze except for the 1950 which was copper-nickel like the 1936-42 issues. It may have been silver washed or coated with a thin application of something. If so, it may be considered damaged....

Coin Collecting: Mexican Coin 1798 mint mark W/chop marks, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins
standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins, mint mark: Hi Leonard, what is the denomination or size of the coin? If you have pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. Chop marks may, or may not, increase the coin s value depending on collector demand. You might...

Coin Collecting: Mexican Coin, standard catalog of world coins, aztec pyramid
standard catalog of world coins, aztec pyramid, 20 centavos: Hi Violet, this bronze Mexican 20 centavos features the Aztec pyramid at Tiotiuacan and the national arms, an eagle on a cactus eating a snake. There were 43.7 million minted that year in Mexico City and it may be worth .10 to .50 depending on amount of wear....

Coin Collecting: Mexican Coins, mexican coins, marcy
mexican coins, marcy, tokens: Hi Marcy, tokens are usually undocumented concerning their origin so it may be impossible to discover more info on them. Value would depend on the amount of wear and the collector demand for them. You can email me photos at tbirde@psknet.com and I ll try to...

Coin Collecting: Mexican coin value, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, coin value: Hi Kathy, this is a Caballito Mexican peso minted 1910-14. If genuine it should weigh 27.07 grams and would contain .7859 of an ounce of silver. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including...

Coin Collecting: Mexican coin worth, standard catalog of world coins, souvenir pieces
standard catalog of world coins, souvenir pieces, mint mark: Hi Laura, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. The Mexican peso contains .0514 of an ounce of...

Coin Collecting: Mexican coins?, standard catalog of world coins, standard catalog of world paper money
standard catalog of world coins, standard catalog of world paper money, coins collector: Hi Michelle, in 1992 a currency reform converted 1000 Pesos into 1 new Peso (worth about 11c U.S.). The old coins are no longer used. Banks in the U.S. only accept foreign notes (currency) for exchange into U.S. funds. They do not accept coins. Collector...

Coin Collecting: Mexican Gold Coin Ring, olive wreath, fantasy piece
olive wreath, fantasy piece, gold content: Hi Walter, this is a fantasy piece modeled after the reign of Maximilian 1864-67, and not a real coin. Many of these pieces were privately made and sold for about $5 or so in the 1970 s and 80 s and it may have some undetermined gold content. I ve never seen...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mexican Two and Half Peso Gold Coin Ring, gold coinage, emperor maximillian
gold coinage, emperor maximillian, olive wreath: 9/11: Hi Walter, this is a fantasy piece modeled after the larger coins of the reign of Maximilian 1864-67, and not a real coin. Many of these tiny pieces were privately made and sold for about $5 or so in the 1970 s and 80 s and it may have some undetermined...

Coin Collecting: Mexican Pesos, mexican pesos, lisa lisa
mexican pesos, lisa lisa, mexican peso: Lisa: From 1920 to 1945 the peso was minted in 72% pure silver (12 grams which was a decrease from previous years). It was reduced to 7 grams until 1950 when it was reduced to 4 grams and in 1957 it was reduced to 1.6 grams. Due to the very common and...

Coin Collecting: Mexican Republic Coin, mint mark, mint state
mint mark, mint state, republic of mexico: Hello Rg, and thanks for the note. You do indeed have a 1904 Mexican 5 Centavos in .9030 Silver, of Mexico City mint-mark. Due to a healthy mintage of just over 1 million pieces, these remain fairly common and would retail in the $1.00 to $7.00 for typically...

Coin Collecting: Mexican Silver Dollars, standard catalog of world coins, mint condition
standard catalog of world coins, mint condition, silver dollars: Hi Wes, The Zacatecas piece may be worth about $9 with heavy wear to around $12 with medium wear to maybe $15 with light wear and perhaps $50 or more if Uncirculated. The second one is from the Chihuahua mint (Ca). Value may be about $10 with heavy wear...

Coin Collecting: Mexican silver coin/bullion, piedra del sol, aztec god
piedra del sol, aztec god, ebay: Hi Ted, this sounds like a one ounce of pure silver piece, or silver round , issued solely for the silver value. If there is no country name then it was a private issue. Value depends on collector demand, the price of silver and the amount of wear. You...

Coin Collecting: Mexican silver dollars, standard catalog of world coins, mint condition
standard catalog of world coins, mint condition, silver dollars: Hi Wesley, The Zacatecas piece may be worth about $9 with heavy wear to around $12 with medium wear to maybe $15 with light wear and perhaps $50 or more if Uncirculated. The second one is from the Chihuahua mint (Ca). Value may be about $10 with heavy wear...

Coin Collecting: Mexican silver dollars, standard catalog of world coins, 8 reales
standard catalog of world coins, 8 reales, ebay: Hi Wes, the first 8 reales coin was minted at Guanajuato, should weigh 27 grams if genuine and would contain .7859 of an ounce of silver. The second set of letters are the mint s assayer s initials. The 10Ds and 20Gs has something to do with the then current...

Coin Collecting: MINT ERROR QUARTER, american numismatic association, mint error
american numismatic association, mint error, telephone area code: Hello Laura, This is an error worth looking at. If it is Mechanical doubling it has not added value but if it is another type or if it was rotated and struck again it carries a higher premium as much as $50 has been paid but $10 is more common. The value...

Coin Collecting: MIS STAMPED PENNY, balloon shape, pennies
balloon shape, pennies, erica: Hi Robi, Thank you for your question. Off-Center Strike Error Pennies, like what you describe, generally sell in the $10 to $20 range. It was caused by the penny blank not making it all the way into the machine before it got stamped. So only being...

Coin Collecting: MIS-STAMPED PENNY, rareity, approximate value
rareity, approximate value, strong point: Hello Pete, Sorry for the delay but error coins are not my strong point. This is an error coin. The struck-off-center coin is more valuable when it has the full date on it. Also it is a more common error but many of them are found at the mint and destroyed....

Coin Collecting: MISPRINT ON '23 SILVER DOLLAR, feather details, word peace
feather details, word peace, coin grading: Hello Jennifer, The Classic spelling of TRVST is correct on the coin. The Medalic artist chose the Older Spelling for stylistic purposes. This is a very common coin. The coin grading scale goes from 1 to 70. All circulated coins fall no higher than...

Coin Collecting: MISSTAMPED PENNY, numismatic value, lawniczak
numismatic value, lawniczak, ebay: Hello, Donald, off center coins do have some value, but there is slightly less value if the entire date is not legible. I think certification would cost more than the piece is likely worth, but it does have some numismatic value. Go to www.ebay.com and do...

Coin Collecting: MIsprint Quarter, excess grease, couple dollars
excess grease, couple dollars, crevices: Hi Emily, This kind of error is usually caused by excess grease in the die that prevents the metal from filling all the crevices in the die, which makes some letters or numbers appear to be missing. This error is relatively common -- worth maybe a couple...

Coin Collecting: Michigan quarter misprint, quarter misprint, ebay
quarter misprint, ebay, exept: Hi Susan, Without seeing the coin I would tend to believe based on your description that it is a error coin called struck through grease . This happens when the dies used to strike the coins is filled with grease or other debris and when the coin is struck...

Coin Collecting: Michigan State Quarter, mint error coins, michigan state quarter
mint error coins, michigan state quarter, strict quality control: Hello Donna, Thanks for selecting me for your answer. There is no report of any working die having this error. Although the U.S. Mint adheres to strict quality control standards, errors in coin production do occur. One coin or many every year may bear...

Coin Collecting: Micro o Morgans, orleans mint, intentionaly
orleans mint, intentionaly, coins: HI DANIEL, I DON T THINK THE SMALL 0 WAS INTENTIONALY. I THINK THEY USED WHAT THEY HAD ON HAND AT THE MINT AND THERE WAS NO STANDARDS ON THE MINT MARKS. NEW ORLEANS MINT WAS JUST MAKING COINS TO PUT IN STORAGE AND DIDN T TAKE A LOT OF PRIDE IN THERE WORK....

Coin Collecting: Micro o, philadelphia mint, mint mark
philadelphia mint, mint mark, price variation: Hello Daniel, I have no listing as a major variety for anything but the doubled die (Hot Lips) on the 1888-O and nothing on the 1888-S coin. So if there is a measurable difference it is a slight variation and only a slight price variation. The dollar...

Coin Collecting: Military Payment Certificates ( Scrip ), fred schwan, military payment certificates
fred schwan, military payment certificates, military scrip: Hello Stanley, I am not an authority on script but I see it all the time at the shows, mostly WWII stuff. The army still used Military Scrip to the 1970 s and perhaps later. One of the very first things that took place when you arrived in Vietnam was...

Coin Collecting: Military payment certificates, military payment certificates, issue currency
military payment certificates, issue currency, military payment certificate: HI DENA, I ONLY DEAL WITH REGULAR ISSUE CURRENCY, BUT I HAVE A POINT OF CONTACT TO A DEALER THAT DEALS WITH MILITARY PAY CERTIFICATES. HIS LAST NAME IS KAGINS AND HIS WEB SITE IS WWW.KAGINS.COM. IF HIS SITE IS NOT WORKING GIVE ME A E-MAIL AND I WILL TRY...

Coin Collecting: Two Milliemes, foreign coins, eastern arabic
foreign coins, eastern arabic, arabic numerals: Hi Pam, Thank you for your detailed description! Your coins are 1952 dated 2 millemes coins from Libya. As you probably know, the date is written in Eastern Arabic rather than Western Arabic numerals as we are familiar with. 6,650,000 pieces were made...

Coin Collecting: Miniature coins, two coins, lawniczak
two coins, lawniczak, mm diameter: Linda, miniature coins have been made for quite some time as novelties. So no, it is not real. They were made by novelty houses for sale. I have a complete set of U.S. coins by amount in miniature. Go to www.google.com and do a search for miniature coins...

Coin Collecting: Miniature Quarter Dollar, www usmint gov, eye of the beholder
www usmint gov, eye of the beholder, quarter dollar: Hi Russell, the first sounds like a novelty piece made outside the mint by a private company for whatever purpose. Value is in the eye of the beholder. The second sounds like a U.S. dollar coin, part of the new presidential series that is similar to the...

Coin Collecting: US Mint Coin, mint coins, philadelphia mint
mint coins, philadelphia mint, u s mint: Hi Erik, What you ve found is not actually a coin -- it s a token. These tokens were put into some years of the Mint Uncirculated Sets produced by the U.S. Mint for collectors every year. The last year that had these tokens in it was the 1999 set. Each...

Coin Collecting: .Mint error on $5 bill, mint error, lawniczak
mint error, lawniczak, money show: Hello, Joe, thanks for the question, but I am really not an expert in paper money. If this is a true printing error, I would think it would have some value but I really don t know. Try going to www.ebay.com and seeing if anyone is selling something like...

Coin Collecting: Mint error penny, mint error, interested buyers
mint error, interested buyers, cud: Hi Major, From what I can see, your coin has a cud error, and a quite large one at that. What has happened is that a large piece of the die broke off, so this coin got struck with part of the die missing, so the big blob on the right side is from the...

Coin Collecting: Mint mark missing, mint error coins, strict quality control
mint error coins, strict quality control, uncirculated coins: Hello, Thanks for selecting me for your answer. There is no report of any working dies having this error. Although the U.S. Mint adheres to strict quality control standards, errors in coin production do occur. One coin or many every year may bear a particular...

Coin Collecting: Mint mark, mercury dimes, mercury head
mercury dimes, mercury head, mint mark: Hi Tom, Thank you for your question. What you are actually seeing is a monogram for the designor s initials -- Adolph Weinman -- that appears on all Mercury dimes. The mintmark would be located on the back, near the rim, at about 7 o clock, next to...

Coin Collecting: Mint Proof Sets, san francisco mint, philadelphia mint
san francisco mint, philadelphia mint, coin vault: Hello Bill, The ones I have seen on the shopping channels are over priced. Sometimes Grossly Overpriced. I do not recommend them. They do make a nice TV presentation in their holder but the coins themselves can be bought less expensively at most shops...

Coin Collecting: Mint Sets for 1982 & 1983, mint branch, branch mint
mint branch, branch mint, mint sets: Hi Thomas, The branch mint souvenir sets have been sold for many years other than 1982 & 1983 -- these are unrelated to the regular mint sets. However, I don t know why the mint decided to not create regular mint sets for 1982 & 1983. No reason is publicly...

Coin Collecting: Mint silver proof sets, silver proof sets, u s mint
silver proof sets, u s mint, precious metals: The 2005 sets are probably just leftover stock that a dealer had or a collector is selling off duplicates. Unless they are the clad sets, or just the quarters, you got a good deal. Be happy with it and enjoy. Regards, Joe Hylas Omega Precious Metal...

Coin Collecting: Mintage Figures?, east india company, standard catalog of world coins
east india company, standard catalog of world coins, british india: Hi Sanjay, 1835 East India Company One Rupee, Bombay: 53.713 million; Calcutta: 15.759 million. 1840 , Bombay: 35 berries-109.838 million, 27 berries-312.598 million; Madras: 19 berries-21.898 million, 28 berries-55.049 million;...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Minting error 2001 D dime, dave parr, copper color
dave parr, copper color, coin galleries: Hi David, The best place would be to take it to Fresno Coin Galleries. I believe they are on Blackstone but its been a few years since I ve been there. They could take a look at it and let you know if they think it is authentic. Cameron Kiefe...

Coin Collecting: Mintmarks on Quarters, mint mark, philadelphia mint
mint mark, philadelphia mint, mint marks: Hello Karen, Good Question! Your coins are not fakes the quarter did not use the P mint mark until 1980. They stopped the Mint Marking of coins in the 1965 to 1967 years to curb the collecting community from...

Coin Collecting: Mints in England in the time of George III, steam press, selgin
steam press, selgin, george iii: The name originated from a hunting cry of the time - So-Ho . The Soho mint founded in 1762 was located just outside Birmingham I believe. Some other interesting links: http://www.24carat.co.uk/birminghammintframe.html http://www.terry.uga.edu/~selgin/files/Chapter8.pdf...

Coin Collecting: Mis printed dime, queen elizabeth ii, roll of dimes
queen elizabeth ii, roll of dimes, mint shape: Hi, Ramona. You stumbled upon a rare mis-stamped dime. Sometimes, but very rarely, they escape the quality control check. The current engraving of the Queen is from 2003 and she is uncrowned. I would keep it. You ll likely never see another one again...

Coin Collecting: Mis-sized Penny, nickel plating, plating shop
nickel plating, plating shop, edge side: Hello Melody, Because its the size of a dime it is puzzling. Dimes weigh 2.27 grams and measure 17.9 mm with a reeded edge. Cents weigh 2.5 grams and a 19mm diameter with a smooth edge. If the coin meets the Dimes specifications...

Coin Collecting: Mis-stamped 1971 D Lincoln Cent, high resolution photos, denver mint
high resolution photos, denver mint, missing letters: Hello Mark, This is a very common defect. For the most common cause of missing letters on coins get a magnifier and light source. Examine the coin around the missing feature. Tilting it in all directions. Are there scratch marks, or is the surface...

Coin Collecting: Mis-stamped coins, wheat penny, hylas
wheat penny, hylas, ebay: Hi Randy, The dime/penny could be real but I would need more information. Is the penny side copper and the dime side silver? Does it look like the dime was stamped on a penny? Does it look like the penny was hollowed out and the dime placed inside of it?...

Coin Collecting: Mis-stamped Nickel, liberty nickel, stamping press
liberty nickel, stamping press, heads and tails: Hello Trent, The process at the mint is Upset Milling it rolls the coin blank with rough edges to the diameter needed for the coin to fit in the press. It also imparts a smooth, flat and shiny edge to the coin. And during the process...

Coin Collecting: Mis-struck Penny, quarter moon, blank space
quarter moon, blank space, pennies: Hi John, You have what s known as an off-center strike error. With the many millions of pennies minted each year, this error happens more often than you might think. As described, I would estimate value at $3 to $5 I hope this helps, Dan ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprint 1994 quarter, eagle wings, word liberty
eagle wings, word liberty, quarter dollar: Hi Brandon, Being that there are a limited number of error coin collectors, and it s doubtful that the number of collectors will increase significantly in the near future, I would say that the value of your error coin will probably not increase significantly...

Coin Collecting: Misprint on an American one dollar bill, american one dollar bill, ebay
american one dollar bill, ebay, 2003a: Hi Joel, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. I haven t seen one like this but would guess it may be worth about $50 or more depending on wear and demand....

Coin Collecting: Misprint Dollar Coin, misprint dollar coin, geo washington
misprint dollar coin, geo washington, hundered: Hi Megan, I need more info. Maybe I am wrong but I think what you have is one of the new George Washington dollars. If this is the case, the lettering around the edge of the coin is of no consequence if it up upside down or right side up. The mint did...

Coin Collecting: Misprint Penny, precise measurements, odd shape
precise measurements, odd shape, expert job: Hi Sean, I ve been hearing about a lot of these no-back coins lately. If it were an odd shape, I would say it got struck in the press with two blanks at the same time. This error is worth some money, but it would need to be authenticated by an expert....

Coin Collecting: Misprint penny, mike byers, exact value
mike byers, exact value, holly: Hi Holly, It sounds like your coin was struck with too little pressure -- like a test strike. I ve heard these can be quite valuable. I suggest you take large pictures of both sides of the coin and send them to an error expert like Mike Byers at mike@mikebyers.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprint quarter, u s mint, close quarters
u s mint, close quarters, hillary clinton: Hi Brandy, There are several other similar novelty quarters like this : Texas -- Pres. Bush on a horse, with a lasso, chasing Osama Bin Laden Washington D.C. (2009) -- Two varieties of a quarter with Pres. Clinton sitting at a desk with a woman pleasuring...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted $10 Bill, currency paper, ebay
currency paper, ebay, paper money: Hi Steven, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. There have been so many made that only the uncirculated ones (no wear) have any significant value above face...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted 1982 Quarter, couple dollars, doubleheader
couple dollars, doubleheader, seam: Hi Regina, You have a manually altered novelty item, known as a Magician s Coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the pieces back together, that sells regularly for a couple dollars. Use a magnifier and examine just inside the raised rim...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted Coin, misprinted quarter, couple dollars
misprinted quarter, couple dollars, many things: Hi Haley, The missing number in the date could be caused by many things -- first-hand examination would be required. However, it s most likely some kind of stamping error, which are not very valuable -- most likely a couple dollars or less. I hope...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted Coin, coin errors, ebay
coin errors, ebay, lawniczak: Steve, sorry I m not an expert in coin errors. I m not sure what you mean by double printed -- all I can suggest is that you go to www.ebay.com and do a search for things like nickel double printed error or other description of your error until you see...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted coil, e pluribus unum, rim edge
e pluribus unum, rim edge, plain edge: Kevin, All 2007 silver dollars are supposed to have In God We Trust , E Pluribus Unum and the date and mintmark on the rim (edge). The error is that some coins never made it thru the final rim process and none of those thing are printed. They are being...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted Nickel, jefferson nickel, ebay
jefferson nickel, ebay, coins: Hi Pamela, an off center Jefferson nickel may be worth about $3-$5 depending on amount of offset and demand for it. You might find similar pieces on Ebay.com for comparison. Click also on the U.S. Error Coins link on this site: http://coinsite.com/ Bra...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted Penny, money collectors, nations history
money collectors, nations history, ebay: HI MELISSA, THE COIN YOU HAVE IS A PANCHET OR DIE ERROR. THE BIGGER THE OFF CENTER THE MORE MONEY COLLECTORS WILL PAY. THIS TYPE OF ERROR HAPPENS OVER THE COURSRE OF ARE NATIONS HISTORY. I DON T KEEP UP ON NEW ERROR COINS, BECAUSE THIS IS A WHOLE BIG AREA...

Coin Collecting: Misprinted wheat penny, wheat stalks, wheat penny
wheat stalks, wheat penny, time jody: Hi Jody, Sounds like you could have a rare & valuable die adjustment strike coin. These occur when the die is struck with very low pressure. See the following website for details : http://uspatterns.com/diealstrik.html I suggest you send highly...

Coin Collecting: Miss printed penny, hylas, digits
hylas, digits: Hi Karen, What you have is called an Offcenter Strike . They really aren t that rare, they are measured by the % the coin is struck offcenter. The greater the offcenter striking, the more valuable. Yours sounds like a minor offcenter since you can read...

Coin Collecting: Miss-stamped 1971 D Lincoln Cent, high resolution photos, mint error
high resolution photos, mint error, denver mint: It sounds like your coin is a mint error called struck through grease . This happens when the die used to strike the coin has a little grease filling in the design and when it strikes the blank that design does not get struck. This is a fairly common error...

Coin Collecting: Miss-stamped 1971 lincoln cent, high resolution photos, denver mint
high resolution photos, denver mint, collector interest: Hi Mark, Errors like this are generally caused by a foreign substance (like machine grease) getting into the coin die and preventing the metal from filling in all the details in the design -- causing missing or weak letters or numbers. Collector interest...

Coin Collecting: Miss stamper coin, bob chandler, hylas
bob chandler, hylas, hi bob: Hi Bob, Off metal errors are not terrible rare but they are scarce. Depending upon the condition, it can be worth $100 but I would really have to see it. If you are interested in me making an offer, let me know at OMEGAPM@aol.com Regards Joe Hyla...

Coin Collecting: Missing letter on wheat penny?, denver mint, wheat penny
denver mint, wheat penny, united tates of america: Hi Zac, Usually missing letters like this are caused by a foreign substance (like machine grease) that got into the stamping die and prevented the complete flow of metal from the coin blank into the coin die. So some part of the die did not get stamped...

Coin Collecting: Missing letters 1998 quarter, collector interest, missing letters
collector interest, missing letters, stamping die: Hi David, Missing letters like this are usually caused by a foreign substance (like machine grease) that gets into the stamping die and prevents the complete stamping of all details. Collector interest in this type of error is low. Value = less than...

Coin Collecting: Misstamped coins, crescent moon, misstamped coins
crescent moon, misstamped coins, hylas: Hi Brends, Offcenter strikes are pretty common. If you look on eBay, there are quite a few of them for sale and unfortunately, they do not bring big prices. I see most trade for under $10 each. The more offcenter, the higher the price. One important...

Coin Collecting: Misstamped Penny, wheat penny, metal flow
wheat penny, metal flow, missing letters: Hello Sara, Missing letters are usually caused by a filled die error. Grease and debris commonly get caught in the recesses of the dies as they produce coins. When the dies close on the coin blank the portion of the die filled...

Coin Collecting: Misstamped Quarter, magic shops, couple dollars
magic shops, couple dollars, ebay: Hi Linda, Since the mint destroys the coin dies almost immediately after use, it s impossible for a coin to have dates that are 4 years apart. Your friend has a novelty item known as a Magician s Coin, made by altering two normal quarters and gluing...

Coin Collecting: Mistake?, lincoln memorial, novelty value
lincoln memorial, novelty value, couple dollars: Hi Patrick, Thank you for your question. You are correct, it has been unofficially altered. You have a novelty item known as a Magician s Coin . Somebody has taken 2 normal coins, altered them, and glued the pieces back together. If you use a...

Coin Collecting: Mock auction information; suggested course of action?, mock auction, professional collectors
mock auction, professional collectors, authenticators: Hi Catherine, I would think the best way to optimize the outcome of the auction would be to have all the right people aware of it. Advertising the event and material of the auction to certain online coin groups especially such as the South Asia Coin Group,...

Coin Collecting: Modern Greek 1912 ten lepta (4.1g)., standard catalog of world coins, good shape
standard catalog of world coins, good shape, modern greek: Hi Jeremy, there were 29 million of this one year type nickel 10 lepta (1/10 drachma) minted and depending on amount of wear it may be worth about $1 with moderate wear to around $5 with light wear. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog...

Coin Collecting: Moedas Inglesas. English currencies, british gold sovereigns, recife pernambuco
british gold sovereigns, recife pernambuco, slaying the dragon: Hello, and thank you for your note. If I understand correctly, you have a number of British Gold Sovereigns with St. George on Horseback slaying the dragon, etc. (these would be approximately the size of a United States 5 Cent coin?). If so, the sovereigns...

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

Coin Collecting: Moorgan Silver Dollar, american numismatic association, morgan silver dollar
american numismatic association, morgan silver dollar, specimen coins: Hello Rachael, Thank you for selecting me for this question. Coins are valued on a set scale. Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being barely identifiable as a coin and 70 being a perfect specimen....

Coin Collecting: Morgan Coins, morgan silver dollars, morgan coins
morgan silver dollars, morgan coins, orleans mint: Hi Wendy, collector value depends on amount of wear, mint mark letter if any and number minted. These Morgan dollars, nicknamed after the designer, contain .7736 of an ounce of silver. The O is New Orleans mint mark while those without one were minted in Philadelphia....

Coin Collecting: Morgan Collection, morgan silver dollars, mint mark
morgan silver dollars, mint mark, mint state: Hello Susan, Part 1) Certification by a Third Party Company is wise when you have a rare coin and of course the certification price is warranted by its the coins value. It is just an opinion, I probably would not...

Coin Collecting: Morgan DMPL's, dmpl, us mint
dmpl, us mint, clear reflection: 1898-O DMPL is not a rare date and 1890 DMPL is only a little better. The first thing you have to look at is if these coins will make at least an MS-63 grade. If there are too many contact marks, and they won t make at least MS-63 grade, then there is...

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

Coin Collecting: A Morgan Dollar, lawniczak, morgan dollar
lawniczak, morgan dollar, ebay: Hello, Greg, I m not sure what you mean by encased. Is it just in a holder? Or is it actually struck into a novelty item with advertising on it? The value of an 1885 O Morgan dollar depends greatly on condition. (By the way, you really can t do anything...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Dollar, brown hue, morgan dollar
brown hue, morgan dollar, morgan dollars: Hello Dona, There were no gold Morgan Dollars made. Yours may have been plated with gold this decreases the value to a collector. Altered coins have value only as a novelty. Also being made of 90% silver it can tone with...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Dollar worth, coin grading service, professional coin grading service
coin grading service, professional coin grading service, american numismatic association: Hello, The 1886 is a common date morgan dollar. If truly a MINT STATE GRADE of 66 it can be worth a good amount. In lower grades it is plentiful, $12 to $20 dollars in circulated grades. In MS-64 it sells for about 50 dollars but in MS-65 it sells for...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Dollar, morgan silver dollar, bullion silver
morgan silver dollar, bullion silver, u s mint: Hi Carol, You have a privately minted silver round -- not made by the U.S. Mint. It was made for the buying and selling of bullion silver, and its value is based only on the ounce of silver it contains. These have been being made constantly over the...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Dollars, carson city nevada, dull silver
carson city nevada, dull silver, morgan dollar: Hi Donna, Thank you for your question. The mintmarks on the back of a Morgan Dollar are put there to show if a coin was made at one of the Branch Mints. They are : D - Denver O - New Orleans S - San Francisco CC - Carson City, Nevada However,...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Dollars, morgan silver dollars, ms65
morgan silver dollars, ms65, morgan dollars: WM. 1898 is a Redfeild Hoard date and there are tons of coins in every grade through MS65 except Gem Prooflike. 1902 was made very poorly from a new hub and dies and most of the coins are quite average and weakly struck, so nice ones are desirable. Neil...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Dollars, silica gel, air tite
silica gel, air tite, morgan dollars: Hello Scott, Whatever you use make sure it is archival quality. Depending on budget there are many ways to store and display the coins. The hard Plastic air-tite holders are good but store the coins in a cool dry place and toss in...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Dollars, mint marks, morgan head
mint marks, morgan head, peace dollar: Hi John, Thank you for your question. With no mintmarks, it s true that your coins were minted in Philadelphia -- usually the mint with the highest mintages. The 1921 Morgan and 1922 & 1923 Peace dollars are the most common dates and are worth about...

Coin Collecting: Morgan dollar, pcgs coin, morgan dollar
pcgs coin, morgan dollar, preferred company: Hi Edward, PCGS is generally considered the preferred company to certify your uncirculated Morgan Dollar. NGC would be second, and ICG third. This is due mostly to the consistancy and strictness that each company exhibits in grading these coins. For...

Coin Collecting: Morgan dollars, american numismatic association, mint mark
american numismatic association, mint mark, coin shops: Hello, I had to check some numbers on your coin! I am surprised at the value of the 1884-S dollar in the higher grades. Sorry it took so long. For the 1884-S San Francisco Morgan Dollar, In grades 40 (extra Fine) and higher the San Francisco coin is...

Coin Collecting: Morgan dollars, coin series, morgan dollars
coin series, morgan dollars, silver dollar: HI BEN, FIRST OFF YOU HAVE TO HAVE MANY YEARS DEALING WITH COINS TO BECOME GOOD AT PROPERLY GRADING COIN. WHEN YOU LOOK AT A COIN YOU HAVE TO DETERMINE IF THE COIN HAS WEAR OR NO WEAR, LUSTER, COLOR, CONTACT MARKS, AND OVER ALL EYE APPEAL. YOU GRADE MORGAN...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Silver Dollar, morgan silver dollar, mint mark
morgan silver dollar, mint mark, dealer websites: Hello, Randie, sorry, I don t think I m the best of the experts to help you -- this is Morgan proof dollars and not my area of expertise by a long shot. You might try another expert or go to www.ebay.com and do a search for (for example) 1895 proof Morgan...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Silver Dollars, morgan silver dollars, retail price guide
morgan silver dollars, retail price guide, few coins: Hi Suzette, The dollars you list are relatively common dates for Morgan Dollars, and the 1921 s are the most common date. In almost uncirculated condition, the ones before 1921 are worth about $15 each, and the 1921 s are worth about $10 each. There...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Silver Dollars, morgan silver dollars, philadelphia mint
morgan silver dollars, philadelphia mint, united states coins: Hi Dana, collector value depends on amount of wear as well as the number minted. The Philadelphia mint indeed did not have a mintmark letter below the wreath. A coin made into jewelry is considered jewelry. If it can be removed from the jewelry without damage...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Silver Dollars CC, morgan silver dollars, cotton bolls
morgan silver dollars, cotton bolls, grade mint: Hello Reb Harbin, Thank you for selecting me for this question. A True Mint State (graded MS60 to MS70) coin must never have been circulated, Have Absolutly NO WEAR at all. You can look at the Hair on Liberty and the Cotton Bolls on the front and the...

Coin Collecting: Morgan Silver Dollars, morgan silver dollars, pcgs dealer
morgan silver dollars, pcgs dealer, mint state: HI GLEN, THE COINS ARE WORTH MORE MONEY IF CERTIFIED BY ONE OF THE GRADING SERVICES. IF YOU GO TO WWW.PCGS.COM THEY HAVE A AREA ON THERE SITE FOR COIN VALUES IN DIFFERENT GRADES. THEY ALSO HAVE A AREA ON GRADING COINS. THE CONDITION OR GRADE MAKES A BIG...

Coin Collecting: Morgans; JFK; Eisenhauer coins, morgan silver dollars, eisenhower dollars
morgan silver dollars, eisenhower dollars, nickel alloy: Hi Amy, the silver dollars (last one made in 1935 except for special issues of the Eisenhower dollars) contain .7736 of an ounce of silver each. The 1964 half dollars contain .3618 of an ounce of silver. The 1965 half dollar contains .1480 of an ounce of silver....

Coin Collecting: Morgans & Peace dollars, peace dollars, mint condition
peace dollars, mint condition, d morgan: Hi Mary, You really need to have these coins looked ta and professionaly graded. However, your descriptions give me a basis to work from. All of these dates are common dates, nothing rare. Let me explain that the value of a coin is based upon a number...

Coin Collecting: Morgans Less Than VF Grade, coin magazine, focus points
coin magazine, focus points, coin dealer: Well your question is complex but I will do my best to give you some ideas and some knowledge. There are many dates of Morgan which in lower than vf grade have value a Redbook is just what it states a guide . Get a Coin magazine with morgans listed and then...

Coin Collecting: Moroccan Coin, standard catalog of world coins, eight pointed star
standard catalog of world coins, eight pointed star, empire cherifien: Hi Sarah, this is a copper-nickel 10 Francs from French occupied (1912-56) Morocco. It is dated 1366 (1947AD) and there were 20 million minted that year. It may be worth about .20 with heavy wear to around .75 with moderate wear to maybe $1.50 with light wear....

Coin Collecting: Mr. Swain... I'm trying..., standard catalog of world coins, neccessity
standard catalog of world coins, neccessity, coin dealers: Hi Paul, there are various ways to acquire inexpensive world coins. You can find them on Ebay.com, sometimes in bulk lots. There are also online and mail order coin dealers. I have a list of my own Extras at http://home.psknet.com/tbirde2/Items/CoinList.html...

Coin Collecting: MS70 INB &SGS, grading service, inb
grading service, inb, ebay: It all depends upon what coins they are and how that grading service grades them. I have seen MS70 coins from SGS cross to AU-58. Having said that there is no guide anyone can tell someone to pay for those types of coins. Many people pay too much thinking...

Coin Collecting: Multiple Strike Penny, american numismatic association, lincoln penny
american numismatic association, lincoln penny, telephone area code: Hello Julie, There were some design items to look for in this year. But in heavily circulated condition you coin may only be worth face value. There are no DIE ERRORS to speak of on the date. If any of the regular minting errors (such as occur on all...

Coin Collecting: Mystery Coin, king louis xiii, fleur de lys
king louis xiii, fleur de lys, mint mark: Hi Wendy, this sounds like a French medal probably commemorating the 1628 victory and April 14, 1629 Peace of Susa ending a war with Britain during the reign of king Louis XIII (1610-43). Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number...

Coin Collecting: Mystery Coin, sancta, callum
sancta, callum, 16 mm: Your pictures didn t come through with the question. You can email the pictures to me at tbirde@psknet.com . The piece would be some kind of religious medal probably carried by someone as a pocket piece, something they rubbed for luck or from faith or for...

Coin Collecting: machine or hub doubling?, telephone area codes, postal zip codes
telephone area codes, postal zip codes, roosevelt dime: Hello Fernando, There is no set price list for double die coins. But it sells over $50.00 in grade-40. Machine Doubling is determined by the shape of the double-image. A machine doubled coin has a flat shelf to the sides of the letters and or date,...

Coin Collecting: madero, copper nickel, 500 pesos
copper nickel, 500 pesos, francisco madero: Hi Sherri, this is a copper-nickel 500 Pesos from Mexico featuring Francisco Madero minted 1986-92. A monetary reform in 1992 converted this %500 Pesos piece to a 50 centavos piece. Collector value depends on amount of wear and this on e may be worth about...

Coin Collecting: are magician coins worth anything, lincoln penny, mercury dime
lincoln penny, mercury dime, couple dollars: Hi John, AllExperts does not give me your email address when you ask a question, so I cannot email you directly. Hopefully you will be able to find this answer online. While Magician s coins are being manufactured on a large scale today, they use modern...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: magnetic edge & discolored shiny penny?, copper color, copper plating
copper color, copper plating, us mint: Hello John, A Modern 1989 Zinc Cent plated with copper only weighs 2.50 grams each. If you can weigh the coin and see how much heavier it is. There are some other metals that have magnetic properties besides iron. The cent could be tin coated and...

Coin Collecting: malaysian 20 cents 1970 coin, standard catalog of world coins, current exchange rate
standard catalog of world coins, current exchange rate, copper nickel: Hi Shah, there were only 1.054 million of these copper-nickel 20 sen coins minted that year and it may be worth about .25 with heavy wear to around .50 with moderate wear to maybe $1 with light wear. It is worth about 7 U.S. cents by the current exchange rate....

Coin Collecting: masonic penny, masonic lodge, lawniczak
masonic lodge, lawniczak, ebay: Jim, this is very interesting. I have indeed heard of Masonic pennies which are Masonic tokens but they are metal. I had not heard of Masonic paper notes, although I am not an expert in them. So, I went to www.ebay.com and www.google.com and searched...

Coin Collecting: masonic penny, bonaparte iowa, mason lodge
bonaparte iowa, mason lodge, lafayette chapter: Hello, Rachel, I know that there have been lots of different kinds of tokens made over time, and this is one of them. Based on your description, I would tend to agree that this is a masonic penny, made by a mason lodge in Bonaparte, Iowa. Your best chance...

Coin Collecting: masonry seal, mint error, mint mark
mint error, mint mark, mark penny: Bernie, often people (including novelty sellers) stamp items on cents (example, picture of Kennedy, a pipe for Lincoln to smoke, map outlines for the various 50 states), and then sell them for a dollar or so as novelty items. Sounds like this is one of those...

Coin Collecting: meaning, eye in the triangle, pyrimid
eye in the triangle, pyrimid, 13 orignal colonies: HI LARRY, THE PYRIMID OF 13 ROWS OF STARS REPRESANTS THE 13 ORIGNAL COLONIES. THE EYE IN THE TRIANGLE MEANS THE ALL-SEEING EYE OF GOD. I M GLAD TO SEE THE YOUNGER GENERATION GETTING INTO COLLECTING AND LEARNING THE HISTORY OF OUR NATION. I HOPE THIS HELPS...

Coin Collecting: medal?, lawniczak, california collection
lawniczak, california collection, ebay: Hello, sorry I have never heard of this medal and am not an expert in either California exonumia or medals. I can only suggest that you go to www.ebay.com and do a search for something like California medal, El Capitan with variations and see if someone is...

Coin Collecting: medallic first day covers, silver medallions, hylas
silver medallions, hylas, marleen: Hello Marleen, Although stamps are not my area of expertise, from what I have learned, I know this. If the FDC s originally had silver medallions, any collector who might be interested in purchasing the FDC s would want the medallions. Based on that, I...

Coin Collecting: mercury dimes, winged liberty dime, mercury dimes
winged liberty dime, mercury dimes, philadelphia mint: Hello Kathleen, The majority of these dimes have been well circulated and are in lower grades and therefore less valuable. But the 1916 Denver dime is very valuable and the 1921 coins come in second. Keep these for a closer look if you have them. The...

Coin Collecting: mercury obverse britannia reverse undated, fantasy piece, obverse
fantasy piece, obverse, britannia: Hi Jack, if there is no country, denomination or date then it is not a real coin. It may be a silver Round , 1 ounce of bullion made for that purpose only and that would likely be what its value would be. If you have pictures (not too big) you can email them...

Coin Collecting: metal content of coins, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, metal content: Hi James, the 10 rappens dated 1882, 1885 and 1943 are made of copper-nickel while the 1933 is made of nickel and is magnetic. The 20 rappen coins dated 1885 and 1901 are made of nickel while the 1944 is copper-nickel. If you have any other questions I ll...

Coin Collecting: mexican coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, ebay: Hi Seamus, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This 8 Reales coin may be worth about $15 with...

Coin Collecting: mexican coin dated 1956, standard catalog of world coins, aztec emperor
standard catalog of world coins, aztec emperor, cuauhtemoc: Hi Grace, this is a bronze Mexican 50 centavos coin featuring the national symbol of eagle sitting on a cactus eating a snake and Cuauhtemoc, the Aztec emperor during Cortez s invasion in 1520: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuauht%C3%A9moc http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/history/jtuck/jtcuauhtemoc.html...

Coin Collecting: mexican coin ive had for a while, standard catalog of world coins, 8 reales
standard catalog of world coins, 8 reales, liberty cap: Hi Damon, the letters 8R Z 1848 O M 10D 20G stand for 8 Reales, Zacatecas, 1848, O & M are the mint assayers initials, the 10 D and 20 G refers to the silver fineness (percentage) terms that date from medieval times where these numbers equal out to .9027 fine...

Coin Collecting: mexican coin value, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, mint mark: Hi Joyce, Mexico had a monetary reform in 1992 that converted 1000 Pesos into 1 New Peso (about .11 U.S.). The copper-nickel 500 Pesos and aluminum-bronze 1000 Pesos feature Francisco Maderso and Venustiano Carranza respectively, both Revolutionary leaders...

Coin Collecting: mexican coins, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, aluminum bronze: Hi Linda, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. Possible values are below: 1. 1956 10 centavos,...

Coin Collecting: mexican coins, standard catalog of world coins, mexican coins
standard catalog of world coins, mexican coins, mint mark: Hi Jeanette, the 500 Pesos coins were first minted 1985-92 and were larger than a quarter. Can you tell me what writing is on them? If you have pictures you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. There was a monetary reform in 1992 that made 1000 old Pesos...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mexican gold coins, standard catalog of world coins, quick responce
standard catalog of world coins, quick responce, ounce of gold: If you sell it at gold price the buyer may want to buy at slightly under the current price in order to try and guarantee himself a profit. Collector value will be more than the gold value although it may or may not be very much. To compare to other pieces...

Coin Collecting: mexican half escudo, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold
standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold, collectors society: Hi Nathaniel, it would contain .0475 of an ounce of gold. The specific date on the coin and the writing on both sides of it would be needed to provide any collector value. If you have pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at...

Coin Collecting: mexico 8 reales, standard catalog of world coins, one hundred dollars
standard catalog of world coins, one hundred dollars, ebay: Samer, collector value depends on amount of wear. The 1802 may be worth from twenty dollars to over one hundred dollars depending on that and whether the 2 is struck on top of a 1 or if the FT is overstruck on an FM. The coin features Charles IV and contains...

Coin Collecting: mini penny, lawniczak, ebay
lawniczak, ebay: Hello, Dorianne, hope all is well. This is a novelty piece, made to sell to the public. It really has very little value, probably really couldn t sell it to anyone for much, if anything. Try going to www.ebay.com and doing a search for 1964 mini penny and...

Coin Collecting: Does is minimize the value of a roll....., cotton gloves, sacagawea dollars
cotton gloves, sacagawea dollars, clean pair: Jean, The surfaces on these Presidential dollars -- like the Sacagawea dollars -- are quite sensitive to the oils in your fingers. If you touch the coins with your bare fingers, you will see fingerprints appear over time. So if you want to examine those...

Coin Collecting: miniture coins, u s mint, pencil eraser
u s mint, pencil eraser, rosevelt: HI MIKE, WHAT YOU HAVE ARE MOST LIKELY A SET MADE UP FROM SOME COMPANY, BUT NOT THE U.S. MINT. THEY HAVE LITTLE COLLECTORS VALUE AND LITTLE WORTH. I ONLY DO U.S. MINT ISSUED COINS, SO THE VALUE IS HARD TO DETERMINE. I DON T KNOW ANY PLACE THAT RATES THEM...

Coin Collecting: us mint cions, google search, us mint
google search, us mint, proof set: Michael, You are looking for Issue Prices . You may want to check the REDBOOK, I think they had that info at one time. I can t tell you of a particular source, other than that, for this info. Maybe do a google search or maybe the Mint has that info on their...

Coin Collecting: mint error on washington quarter, mint error, washington quarter
mint error, washington quarter, coin show: Hi Joe, Sorry, but your coin would have to be examined first-hand by an expert to determine if the missing features were either worn off, removed, or never struck onto the coin. Try checking the links towards the bottom of my show schedule page to see...

Coin Collecting: mint mark, mint mark, mint state
mint mark, mint state, nickels: HI CAT, WHAT YOU HAVE IS A WAR NICKEL. IT S MADE OF 56% COPPER, 35% SILVER, AND 9% MANGANESE. THEY NEEDED NICKEL FOR THE WAR, SO THEY USED SILVER IN ITS PLACE. THE LETTER P OVER THE DOME WAS USED FOR THE FIRST TIME TO NOTE THE ALLOY CHANGE. IT LIST FOR...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mint mark, jefferson nickels, mint mark
jefferson nickels, mint mark, montacello: Hello, All the Jefferson nickels made at the branch mints do have mintmarks. There would be a small S or a small letter D seen at the right side of Montacello on the reverse. This was moved to the front near the date in 1968. Please remember to go...

Coin Collecting: mint mark and value, mint mark, rare coins
mint mark, rare coins, worth thousands: Hi Dave, Thank you for your question. That is indeed the location where the mintmark should be. But you need to doublecheck with a good magnifier to see whether it s an O or a D . For 1909, if you have a D , it s the most common date -- worth...

Coin Collecting: no mint mark, philadelphia mint, mint stamp
philadelphia mint, mint stamp, mint mark: Hi Steven, Thank you for your question. Sorry for the delay in my response, but AllExperts did not notify me that you had sent me a question until today. The most likely explanation is that your coin came from the Philadelphia Mint. They did not...

Coin Collecting: mint package error, rare coins, proof sets
rare coins, proof sets, hi tim: Hi Tim, Thank you for your question. While that s a neat mint packaging error, there s really no way to assign a value to it. There is no kind of price list for this. You just have to find some interested buyers and see how much they will pay. The...

Coin Collecting: mint products, www usmint gov, us mints
www usmint gov, us mints, mint products: Hello Tom, I think you want the US Mints Web site at : www.usmint.gov If they don t have the items you are looking for you may have to try the secondary market. Feel free to write me back. Please remember to go to the experts site to rate this...

Coin Collecting: mint products, olympic coins, commemorative coins
olympic coins, commemorative coins, mint products: Hello Brian, Commemorative Coins are Authorized by Congress, commemorative coins typically celebrate and honor American people, places, historic events, and institutions. For the year 2001 they made the Capitol Visitor Center dollar, half and gold...

Coin Collecting: mint or proff, minor imperfections, mint state
minor imperfections, mint state, proof coin: HI JAMES, THE TERM PROOF REFERS TO THE METHOD OF MANUAFATURE AND NOT CONDITION OF THE COIN. REGULAR PRODUCTION COINS IN MINT STATE HAVE CORUSCATING, FROSTY LUSTER, SOFT DETAILS, AND MINOR IMPERFECTIONS. A PROOF COIN CAN USUALLY BE DISTINGUISHED BY THIER...

Coin Collecting: mint sets, standard catalog of world coins, uncirculated coins
standard catalog of world coins, uncirculated coins, mint mark: Hi Mike, mint sets are a set of current Uncirculated coins packaged by a government annually. Collector value of a coin or set depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning...

Coin Collecting: mis print vermont coin, coin collector, coin collectors
coin collector, coin collectors, face value: Hello, This coin sounds like it is an off center strike error. This is only a slight off center condition that is a common error on all coins the mint makes. However it may be only worth face value since the offset is so small. It would definitely...

Coin Collecting: mis printed coin?, state quarters, maryland quarter
state quarters, maryland quarter, u s mint: Hi Regina, some companies plated state quarters after they were issued with a thin film of gold to better market them to the public. I have seen a set in Books-a-Million before so would guess an individual piece may be worth about a dollar depending on demand...

Coin Collecting: mis printed coin?, novice collectors, state quarters
novice collectors, state quarters, maryland quarter: Hi Regina, This is very likely one of many state quarters that were gold plated by private companies. Unfortunately, this was done by fast-talking sellers to entice novice collectors into spending way too much mony for altered coins in pretty packages...

Coin Collecting: mis-printed pennies, planchet, tackle box
planchet, tackle box, pennies: Hi Karen, Your blank pennies are called blank planchets and can be authenticated by weighing them. They are the most common denomination found that is a blank planchet and they usually bring about $4-5 each. The half printed one is hard to tell but...

Coin Collecting: mis- stamp coins, roosevelt dime, coins
roosevelt dime, coins: Hi Barbara, The amount that your coin was struck off-center would be considered minor (less than 20%) to error collectors, and is worth maybe a dollar or two. If your coin was closer to 50% off-center, it would be worth significantly more. Dan ...

Coin Collecting: mis- stamped 2001 New York quarter, nickel plating, coin counting machine
nickel plating, coin counting machine, face side: Hi Judy, It sounds to be to be damage caused by a coin counting machine. I have seen the extra rim on other coins, and the counting machine was the culprit. It is highly likely that the missing nickel plating was also worn off by the same machine. Regards...

Coin Collecting: mis-strike coin value, mint mark, u s mint
mint mark, u s mint, coin value: Hi Rick, Thank you for your question. You have a relatively common filled die error coin. This is caused by a foreign substance (like machine grease) getting onto the die, filling in some of the recessed areas, and preventing the normal striking of...

Coin Collecting: mis -strike penny, anacs, coins
anacs, coins, web page: HI W, I WOULD HAVE TO SEE THE COIN AND I DON T PUT VALUES ON ERROR COINS. THERE ARE TO MANY FACTORS TO DETERMINE A VALUE AND THERE ARE TO MANY FAKE ERROR COINS ON THE MARKET, SO I STAY WITH JUST REGULAR ISSUE U.S. COINS. YOU COULD SEND IT INTO ANACS TO...

Coin Collecting: miscut 10 dollar bill, ebay, 10 dollar bills
ebay, 10 dollar bills, dollar bill: Hi Leon, Collector value of a note depends on error, date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. I d guess it may be worth several hundred dollars. You may find similar pieces on Ebay.com for comparison....

Coin Collecting: misprint- $10.00 dollar Federal Reserve Notes, lawniczak, coin shop
lawniczak, coin shop, money expert: Gil, I am not an expert on paper money errors. Here s a web site but this error is not listed: http://www.usmintquarters.com/currencyerrors.htm I know that a coins cannot be produced on one side only, but I don t know about a bill. I tried searching...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprint coin, liberty head nickels, liberty nickel
liberty head nickels, liberty nickel, porous surface: Hello there Larry, You are very welcome. Feel free to ask me for more information on any one type of coin at a time for details. I hope this information helps. Please remember to rate this answer. And check the nomination box on the rating page...

Coin Collecting: misprint dime, issue coins, grading service
issue coins, grading service, philidelphia: HI CHAD, I M NOT A EXPERT ON ERROR COINS AND THERE ARE SO MANY FAKE ERROR COINS ON THE MARKET. THEY COMMMAND HIGH PRICES, SO SOMETIMES THEY ARE FAKED. THE ONLY SURE WAY TO KNOW IF THEY ARE FAKE OR REAL IS TO SEND THEM INTO THE GRADING SERVICE TO GET THEM...

Coin Collecting: misprint dollar bill, ebay, dollar bill
ebay, dollar bill, federal reserve district: Hi Christina, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. Were the seal and number printed on the other side? If so, it is the result of a flipped sheet and may...

Coin Collecting: misprint dollar, treasury seal, district designation
treasury seal, district designation, error note: Hello Ken, It sounds like the note is missing the third printing or overprint. On current U.S. paper money this includes the green treasury seal and serial numbers and the black Federal Reserve District Seal and Federal Reserve District...

Coin Collecting: misprint mint parked penny, mint mark, numismatic value
mint mark, numismatic value, lawniczak: Hello, Sara, there are several possibilities. To be sure, you would have to show your piece to an expert, perhaps at a coin shop in your town or at a coin show. One possibility is damage after the piece was made. Perhaps a curious boy removed the last digit...

Coin Collecting: misprint nickel, magic shops, couple dollars
magic shops, couple dollars, ebay: Hi Sean, You have a privately manufactured novelty item known as a Magician s Coin. Somebody altered two normal coins and glued the two pieces back together. If you use a strong magnifier, you will find a seam where the pieces were joined, just inside...

Coin Collecting: misprint quarter, wisconsin quarters, ebay
wisconsin quarters, ebay, money 2005: Hi Brian, Thank you for your question. It is true, a major error has been found on the Wisconsin D-mint quarters. It s called the extra leaf error, and there are two varieties -- down leaf and upright leaf. These have prettymuch only been found in...

Coin Collecting: misprinted $1 gold coins, dollar coins, commemorative coins
dollar coins, commemorative coins, presidential dollar coin: Hello, The New 2007 dollars have the inscriptions moved t the edge. This is not the first time the motto has been moved or left off US Coins. Many commemorative coins have had the legends required by law modified or omitted for arts sake. The...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted coin, google search, obverse side
google search, obverse side, two headed quarter: William, sorry, I m not enough of an expert to be able to tell even from seeing the piece, let alone from a picture. All I can say is that unless someone pulled a super fast one on the mint, there is no way that a legitimate 1978 heads and 1995 heads were...

Coin Collecting: misprinted coin, magic coin, magic shops
magic coin, magic shops, couple dollars: Hi Heather, if it ia the same on both sides it is likely a magic coin made by carefully fitting two halves of two different coins together. They can often be found in novelty or magic shops for a couple dollars. A seam on the edge may or may not be visible....

Coin Collecting: misprinted coin, sacagawea dollar, gold dollar
sacagawea dollar, gold dollar, expert examination: Hi Karen, If indeed you have found one of the rare Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter mule coins, it is very rare and worth thousands of dollars! The first thing I have to ask is about the color of the coin. Is it the same golden color on both...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted us dime, misprinted coins, worth alot
misprinted coins, worth alot, many other types: Hi Denise, The explanation I gave does not apply to all misprinted coins -- just to all those with missing details caused by a foreign substance in the die. There are many other types of errors that are worth a lot of money, as well as more errors that...

Coin Collecting: misprinted dollar bill, impression cylinder, ebay
impression cylinder, ebay, approximate value: Hi Andy, If a sheet fails to enter the printing press, the inked plates will transfer their image to the impression cylinder. The next 6 or 7 sheets will receive the impression from the cylinder while the other side of the note is being printed. The result...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted guater, plastic rap, mint set
plastic rap, mint set, proof set: I would recommend that you show the piece to an expert in error coins. You should be able to find one at a coin shop or at a coin show in your area. Go to www.google.com and do a search for your city (or nearest big city) and coin show; and then the same...

Coin Collecting: misprinted Louisana State Quarter, couple letters, quarter dollar
couple letters, quarter dollar, state quarter: This is a rather exagerated example of a relatively common minting error, caused by a foreign substance (like machine grease) getting into the design on the coin dies and preventing the full striking of the coin. Usually there are only a couple letters...

Coin Collecting: misprinted nickel, machinist apprentice, tailed coins
machinist apprentice, tailed coins, rim edge: Hello Brenda, Double headed or two tailed coins are not a mint product and therefore not valued by collectors. They exist for coin tosses or fooling friends doing magic tricks etc Look at the edge carefully. Using a good magnifier...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted nickel, mike byers, coin expert
mike byers, coin expert, ebay: Hi Sean, Sounds like possibly struck through cloth. This would make the whole impression weak or blurry. I couldn t estimate the value of the coin -- there s just no way to tell without seeing the coin -- but it probably has some significant value to...

Coin Collecting: misprinted nickle, collector interest, ebay
collector interest, ebay, nickle: Hi Don, The value of an off-center coin is generally based on how far off-center it has been struck, with about 50% off-center and still showing the date being optimal. The value of your nickel will be $5 to $30, depending on exactly how it looks and...

Coin Collecting: misprinted pennies, pennies, coins
pennies, coins, yahoo: HI DAVID, I DON T GIVE VALUES OF COINS I CAN T SEE TO GRADE PROPERLY. I WOULD HAVE TO SEE THE COIN TO DETERMINE IF IT S REAL OR A FAKE. IF YOU SEND ME A SCAN FRONT AND BACK OF THE COIN TO: GUNNY1957@YAHOO.COM I CAN T MOST LIKELY TELL THE COIN. I HOPE THIS...

Coin Collecting: misprinted penny, coin show, magician
coin show, magician, added value: Hi Vik, Most likely you have a coin that was altered after it left the mint -- like those that are used in magician s coins -- and has no added value. However, you can get a free first-hand appraisal by a dealer by taking the coin to any coin show. ...

Coin Collecting: misprinted penny, lincoln cents, pennies
lincoln cents, pennies, billions: Hi Russell, Off-Center Strike Errors for Lincoln Cents are actually more common than you might think. With the billions of pennies minted every year, at the high rate of speed that the presses run, imperfect insertion of the penny blanks into the presses...

Coin Collecting: misprinted penny, mint error, lawniczak
mint error, lawniczak, penny worth: Patricia, most pieces that have tails on both sides are magician pieces, made for magic (or novelty) tricks. They are made by taking two cents and putting them together. When that is done, you ll usually see a seam (where the two pieces are joined together)...

Coin Collecting: misprinted penny, offcenter, ebay
offcenter, ebay, cna: Hi Katie, Offcenter strikes are not super rare but they are uncommon. I have handled a number of pieces, sometimes they are only worth $5, while other times they cna be worth $50. I suggest you look on eBay for a similar item to see what they sell for....

Coin Collecting: misprinted penny, lawniczak, ebay
lawniczak, ebay, strikes: Hello Debbie. It is impossible to stamp a coin only on one side, there must be a die on both sides. However, one side can be very WEAKLY struck, which is what might have happened in your case. Weak strikes generally don t have much additional value. Another...

Coin Collecting: misprinted penny, opition, grading services
opition, grading services, grading service: HI TRACI, I DON T GIVE OUT VALUE ON COINS, BECAUSE I NEED TO SEE THE COIN AND GRADE IT PROPERLY TO GIVE A VALUE. WHAT YOU HAVE IS A ERROR COIN AND I ONLY DEAL WITH REGULAR COINS THAT ARE NOT ERRORS. TO BRING TOP MONEY THE COIN NEED TO BE CERTIFIED BY ONE...

Coin Collecting: misprinted quarter, moon shape, planchet
moon shape, planchet, hylas: Hi Janet, so the coin is not round? If that is the case, it was a bad planchet, better known as a clipped Planchet . They trade anywhere up to $200 Check on eBay, you may see something similar. Let me know what happens, maybe I will buy it... Regards...

Coin Collecting: misprinted quarter, metal flow, value ranges
metal flow, value ranges, three dollars: Hello Jennifer, No coin can be exactly valued without being seen. For the cause of the missing designs on your coin get a magnifier and light source. Examine the coin around the missing feature. Tilting it in all directions. Are there scratch...

Coin Collecting: misprinted quarter, blanking press, metal coins
blanking press, metal coins, u s mint: Hello Mary, If the coin seems to be acceptable weight, it should be 5.67 grams, and the thickness does not seem right. It may be lighter if some of the nickel cladding is missing. It is likely the metal sandwich...

Coin Collecting: misprinted quarter, hylas, s college
hylas, s college, magician: Hi Derrick, Sorry it took so long to get back to you, I was away at a Parent s Weekend and my daughter s college. The coin is not misprinted. It is a magician s coin that is available for about $7. You will always win if you call heads ! Regards...

Coin Collecting: miss print coin, us mint, silver proof
us mint, silver proof, good luck: Hello Perry, There is no steadfast price list for error coins, the value is decided by the buyer and/or the historical selling value of actual confirmed sales of the error. (Such as the 1955 double die.) Can you tell me what kind of error...

Coin Collecting: miss print penny, coin book, hylas
coin book, hylas, shape: Hi Jay, You coin would have to be physically inspected. It sounds to me like a penny we would put on the train tracks when we were kids. The weight of the train woul elongate the coin and remove some of the design, if not all of it on one or both sides....

Coin Collecting: miss stamped coins, roosevelt dime, magnifying glass
roosevelt dime, magnifying glass, coins: HI LARRY, I DON T DEAL WITH ERROR COINS SO I WOULD NOT KNOW THE PRICE. THE FADING IS DO TO NORMAL WEAR AND MOST LIKELY SO IS THE (4). THE NEW COINS ARE NOT WEARING SLOWLY AND LOOKING SAD. I HOPE THIS HELPS AND THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION. SINCERELY, DO...

Coin Collecting: miss stamped nickle, san fransico, nickle
san fransico, nickle, coins: HI JOHN, I M NOT AN EXPERT IN ERROR COINS AND I DON T GIVE VALUES ON COINS WITHOUT SEEING THEM, SO I CAN GRADE THEM PROPERLY. THE S MOST LIKELY MEANS IT WAS MADE IN SAN FRANSICO MINT. I HOPE THIS HELPS AND THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION. SINCERELY, DO...

Coin Collecting: miss stamped penny, mint error, lawniczak
mint error, lawniczak, curious boy: Hello, Jeff, I am not an expert on error coins, which this one might be. I can give you some possibilities, though, for what might have happened: 1. someone (a curious boy usually) might have taken the last digit off, with acid or a knife, for example;...

Coin Collecting: miss stamped penny, planchet, kiefer
planchet, kiefer, cameron: Hi Laura, Your coin is a blank planchet. There are two types. Type 1 which does not have a raised edge and type 2 with a raised edge. The edge is actually put on the coin before it is struck. Both types are fairly common and bring about $3-5 per bla....

Coin Collecting: miss stamped, mint marks, numismatic organization
mint marks, numismatic organization, coneca: Hello Jim, Are both sides of the coin off-center in the same direction? This Off-Center strike type is valued by how far off center the image is, and I know you get a bit more if the date is showing. 10% off is not much but on a round coin...

Coin Collecting: missed stamp nickel, working man, oddity
working man, oddity, vicky: Hi Vicky, It sounds like somebody created this oddity outside of the Mint -- not likely to have come from the Mint that way. If you send me pictures of both sides of the coin, I will attempt to be more specific. Send to : Working.Man@usa.net Dan...

Coin Collecting: missed stamped coins, two dimes, lawniczak
two dimes, lawniczak, coin shop: Hello, Richard, I m not sure I can picture what you have. Is it possible that you have two dimes that were glued together? If that s the case, there is no extra value. If this is a mistake made at the mint, then yes, there would be extra value. I think...

Coin Collecting: missed stamped nickle, lawniczak, liberty head
lawniczak, liberty head, ebay: Hello, Phil, I cannot tell what you are describing here. Do you mean, the nickel was stamped off center, so that some of it is on the coin and some off? If that is what you have, it does have some value, although usually not all that much, as that error...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: missing letter, silver nickel, hylas
silver nickel, hylas, good shape: OK. The only other thing that I can think of is that there was grease in the die when the coin was struck. But you say the coin is in good to VG condition, that is a very low grade and it would make it hard to discern what caused the missing E Regards...

Coin Collecting: missing mint or no mint?, mint mark, united states coins
mint mark, united states coins, dumb question: Hi Leslie! There s no such thing as a dumb question. You didn t mention a particular denomination of coin but if there is no S mintmark then the coin was minted in Philadelphia which usually used no mintmark. You might also try a library for a copy of the...

Coin Collecting: missing seal on $20 bill ser 2004A, telephone area codes, postal zip codes
telephone area codes, postal zip codes, error note: Hello Mada, You may have an error note. This is not my specialty. An error note missing the first printing is rare and will sell to error note collectors. The process of printing US Notes is the Back first then the second...

Coin Collecting: misspringted nickel, numismatic organization, coneca
numismatic organization, coneca, mint mark: Hello Ken, I must say I am not an error coin collector. This sounds like an off center strike. I see them selling from $5 to $10 dollars at shows I go to depending on the features that are still visible on the coin. It is good that yours still has the...

Coin Collecting: missprinted dollar, paper money, dollar bill
paper money, dollar bill, several different types: Hi Kyle, Thank you for your question. There are values for several different types of paper money errors listed on this web page : http://www.coinsite.com/html/USCurrencyErrors.asp If yours is different than what is listed there, then give me a good...

Coin Collecting: missprinted pennies, two pennies, mint
two pennies, mint: Hi Sherri, Thank you for your question. The first one is a blank planchet error. The coin never got struck at the mint. The second one is an off-center strike error. The coin was not properly inserted into the machine when it was struck. For...

Coin Collecting: misstamped 2000 massachusetts state quarter, smooth metal, coin collectors
smooth metal, coin collectors, plain edge: Hello Cheryl, Without seeing it this coin it does sound like it is a broadstrike error. It may sell for as much as $10 for a coin that was struck out of the retaining collar that holds it in the press. When coins are struck without being contained...

Coin Collecting: misstamped penny, mint, shape
mint, shape, collector value: Hi William, If your coin is the normal shape, then it has been altered after it left the mint and has no collector value. If your coin is significantly mis-shapen (compared to a normal penny), then it could be a capped die error, worth $50 or more. ...

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

Coin Collecting: misstamped and unstamped nickel, issue coins, yard sale
issue coins, yard sale, nickle: HI WERTER, WITHOUT SEEING THE COIN IT WOULD BE HARD TO DETERMINE THE WORTH, BUT I WOULD SAY IT S WORTH MORE THAN FACE VALUE. ONE FACTOR TO CONSIDER IS THE CONDITION OF THE COIN AND ALSO HOW MUCH THE COIN IS STAMPED. I ONLY DEAL WITH REGULAR ISSUE COINS...

Coin Collecting: misstaped dime, many different ways, coin show
many different ways, coin show, working man: Hi Sean, I would need to know exactly how your coin was misstamped -- there are so many different ways this happens -- to be able to estimate a value. If you provide a very detailed description, or send pictures to me at working.man@usa.net then I can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misstrike, www usmint gov, 2006 nickels
www usmint gov, 2006 nickels, commemorative series: As part of the Lewis & Clark Westward Journey Commemorative Series, all the 2004-2006 nickels underwent a design change. Perhaps you just have one of these different design nickels? Check out the mint s web paeg for details : http://www.usmint.gov/mint_programs/index.cfm?action=nickel_series...

Coin Collecting: mnt proofs, uncirculated coins, silver sets
uncirculated coins, silver sets, strong girl: Hi Sarah, The first thing I would do is get some everyday coins for your daughter, as her collection. :) I can t tell you how they will be graded, that would depend on if the coins have scratches. Those sets are not terribly expensive so replacement...

Coin Collecting: money, civil war widows, alexander stephens
civil war widows, alexander stephens, confederate note: Hi Harold, you probably have a reproduction printed on antiqued paper. These souvenirs are often sold in packs of several different notes for a couple dollars. The signatures are actually printed as if they were hand signed. You can find some examples on Ebay.com:...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: money, indian rupees, french franc
indian rupees, french franc, italy c: Hi Shobha, Collector value depends on date and condition of a note, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as demand for it. You might try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of Paper Money for pictures, values and lots more...

Coin Collecting: money, numismatic value, lawniczak
numismatic value, lawniczak, ebay: Sorry, Donna, I can t figure out what you mean with 7 in all corners. I just went to www.ebay.com and did a search for 1934 hundred dollar bill and there was one listed that was selling, but I couldn t see any numbers in the corners. If yours has that,...

Coin Collecting: money question, standard catalog of world coins, two dollar bills
standard catalog of world coins, two dollar bills, united states coins: Hi Danny, your notes aren t too uncommon and their value is greatest if they have no folds, bent corners or wrinkles. The $5 note may be worth more than its face value if it is not too worn and maybe up to $15 if it has no wear at all. The 3 silver $1 certificates,...

Coin Collecting: money, standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money
standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money, coins collector: Hi Harold, I assume you are talking about paper money and not coins. Collector value depends on amount of wear including any folds, wrinkles, tears, etc. The Japanese 5 Pesos was occupation money issued for the Philippines during WWII. Value may range from...

Coin Collecting: montreal 1976, sterling silver 925, silver coins
sterling silver 925, silver coins, silver content: Hello Curt, These coins are sterling silver (.925 fine), and have a gross weight of 24.3 and 48.6 grams respecitvely for the $5 and $10 denominations. That works out to 0.78 and 1.56 troy ounces gross weight of .925 fine silver. I hope this helps...

Coin Collecting: morgan Dollars, peace dollar, grading company
peace dollar, grading company, don cole: Hello Don, I could not identify the tool you mention from the description. I have seen coins getting graded and encapsulated in clear rectangular plastic holders so the coin is totally seen both sides, done by third party grading companys. I do not know...

Coin Collecting: morgan dollar 1878 7TF, tail feathers, tail feather
tail feathers, tail feather, morgan dollar: Question: I have this coin but do not understand all the lingo about the tail feathers. Iknow how the TF s got the way they are but cannot figure out reverse of 1878, 1879,7/8TF strong or weak. I have looked and looked at 1878 and 1879 P s, S s O s, CC s,...

Coin Collecting: morgan dollar that has no date, silver rounds, silver coins
silver rounds, silver coins, morgan dollar: Hi Luis, Thank you for your question. I have seen 1oz silver rounds that are exactly as you describe -- except not worn. And they have been making these silver rounds for 40 years. Also, a major design change -- such as having stars where the date...

Coin Collecting: morgan dollar, morgan dollar, dollar coin
morgan dollar, dollar coin, silver dollars: Hello Fred, VAM stands for Van Allen and Mallis. They are authors of a reference guide on die varieties for silver dollars. This is just a way to designate the two dies used to produce a particular dollar coin. This identification helps in the rarity...

Coin Collecting: morgan silver dollar, morgan silver dollar, troy ounce
morgan silver dollar, troy ounce, silver piece: Hi Daniel, it may be a privately issued piece called a silver round , usually a one Troy ounce (31.1 grams) of silver piece. If so it is worth the silver value and whatever else someone may offer for it. If you have pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please)...

Coin Collecting: morgan silver dollar, mint luster, grade mint
mint luster, grade mint, orleans mint: Hello Warren - Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to Almost Uncirculated (grade-AU50) on the scale. Only a strictly Uncirculated coin can grade Mint State between 60 and 70. So remember a grade...

Coin Collecting: morgan silver dollars, american numismatic association, morgan silver dollars
american numismatic association, morgan silver dollars, coin shops: Hello Melissa, I am not sure what you mean, when you said they are all in cases and never have been open ? Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it is sometimes easier letting another collector...

Coin Collecting: morgan silver dollars, morgan silver dollars, standard catalog of world coins
morgan silver dollars, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark: Sorry for the delay in replying, I just got off a 12 hour shift. Collector value depends on date, number minted, mint mark (if any), and condition (grade) of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. At a minimum these dollars...

Coin Collecting: mule coin, wheat penny, novelty shops
wheat penny, novelty shops, couple bucks: Hi Arthur, Thank you for your question. Sorry, but you have only a novelty item known as a Magician s Coin. It was manufactured from 2 normal coins. Use a good magnifier to examine it all along the outside edge and just inside the raised rims on...

Coin Collecting: multiple coins, canadian pennies, 1 pfennig 1948
canadian pennies, 1 pfennig 1948, peace dollar: Hi Vicki, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. 1922 American Peace Dollar (S), .7736 of an ounce...

Coin Collecting: multiple coins, grover beach ca, classical coins
grover beach ca, classical coins, granada dr: Hello Tom, This first dealer on the list is part time but is the closest. Dave & Bill s Numismatics Billy Febuary Dealer Information 4327 N Ellendale Fresno , CA 93722-9151 * Part time dealer E-mail:...

Coin Collecting: i have a mysterious coin......, catalogue value, double eagle
catalogue value, double eagle, olive branch: Hi Britnna, Thank you for the detailed description! Your coin is a 2-heller piece from Austria. It is relatively common (98 million 2-heller coins were made that year), so its catalogue value for a typical circulated (used) piece is under a dollar. But...

Coin Collecting: mystery coin, u s mint, copper color
u s mint, copper color, 3mm: HI BRANDON, I WOULD NEED TO SEE A SCAN FRONT AND BACK OF THE COIN TO MAKE A DETERMINATION. I WOULD ALSO NEED TO KNOW WHAT NAMES OR LETTERING IS ON THE COIN. IS THE COIN MADE BY THE U.S. MINT? I M ONLY AN EXPERT IN U.S. MINT ISSUED COINS ONLY. SEND SCAN TO...

Coin Collecting: Napoleon 5 lire, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, ebay: Hi Kami, can you email any pictures to me at tbirde@psknet.com? It should weigh 25 grams if genuine if it is the one I believe it may be. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount...

Coin Collecting: Napoleon Coin from France, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, napoleon iii: Hi Connie, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. There is a mintmark letter below the eagle (A,...

Coin Collecting: Napoleon III 1854... With a twist!, standard catalog of world coins, napoleon iii
standard catalog of world coins, napoleon iii, centimes: Hi Cristal, that sounds like an interesting historical novelty piece and it is worth more than just a coin now. It is hard to say for sure what purpose the designer had in mind when he took the coin apart. It may well have been used at that time to smuggle...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Napoleon III Empereur copper coin, eccentric millionaire, european pieces
eccentric millionaire, european pieces, copper coin: Hi Dave, if I hear of any more info I ll let you know. In the mean time try here: http://medalcollectors.com/forum/ and here: http://www.elsen.be/ The latter is a dealer of European pieces and may know more about it if you email them. Good Luck! Bra...

Coin Collecting: Nazi Coin value, standard catalog of world coins, white rust
standard catalog of world coins, white rust, mint mark: Hi Dylan, this German zinc coin is highly susceptible to a terminal white rust caused by the metal s reaction with humidity. Once the corrosion begins it cannot be reversed and the value of the coin becomes minimal. Value depends on amount of wear and the...

Coin Collecting: Nazi Coin, standard catalog of world coins, white rust
standard catalog of world coins, white rust, inevitable death: Hi Greg, Value depends on the amount of wear as well as date and mintmark (below the 5). These coins, minted 1940-44, were made of zinc which deteriorates into a white rust when it reacts with moisture in the air. A new coin still has its gray original color...

Coin Collecting: THE NEW GOLD DOLLAR, gold dollar coin, new gold dollar coin
gold dollar coin, new gold dollar coin, commemorative coins: Hello Gail, The New 2007 dollars have the inscriptions moved to the edge. This is not the first time the motto has been moved or left off US Coins. Many commemorative coins have had the legends required by law modified...

Coin Collecting: THE NEW GOLD DOLLAR COIN, gold dollar coin, new gold dollar coin
gold dollar coin, new gold dollar coin, ebay: Hi Gail, This is true. They are known as plain edge errors. There were many thousands of them found on the Washington dollars -- they are currently worth $30 to $50 apiece. There are far fewer of them being found for the Adams dollars, so they are...

Coin Collecting: IS THERE A NEWLY MINTEDLIBERTY 2005 NICKLE WITH A BUFFALO ON THE BACK AND FRANKLIN HEAD ON THE FRONT, 2005 nickle, franklin man
2005 nickle, franklin man, usmint gov: There is a new commemorative nickel series currently being produced by the Mint. The current nickel has a re-designed head of Jefferson on the front, and a different design of a bison (buffalo) on the back. You can find out all about it at the Mint s...

Coin Collecting: Nederland Coin, juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins
juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana: Hi Amanda. This is a Netherlands 1 Gulden (it s a G, not a C) featuring Queen Juliana (1948-80). It is made of nickel and there were 38 million minted that year. It s exchange value was about 50 cents U.S. Its collector value is about a dollar at most depending...

Coin Collecting: Nederlanden Coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, queen juliana: Hi Stephanie, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. There were 18 million of these nickel Dutch...

Coin Collecting: Need US Coin ID, morgan coins, coin id
morgan coins, coin id, troy ounce: Hi Ken, The first two Morgan coins are not actually dollars. They are privately minted silver rounds, used to buy and sell bulk silver. Their value is based only on the silver they contain -- currently about $12.00 each. As for appraising your dollar...

Coin Collecting: Need help with unidentified foreign coin, shah reza pahlavi, sun motif
shah reza pahlavi, sun motif, copper nickel: It seems you have a 10 Rials coin from Iran featuring Shah Reza Pahlavi (1941-79). The lion and sun motif was the state emblem. The Arabic date sounds like 1353 in the solar calendar used in Iran which is equivalent to AD 1974. The translation of the Arabic...

Coin Collecting: Netherland 1/2 Cent Coin, catalogue value, nederlanden
catalogue value, nederlanden, dents: Hi Matt, Catalogue value (SCWC95) is $20 for uncirculated (mint). However, there is the possibility that your piece may have been cleaned and/or polished, in which case it would be considered a damaged piece with a considerably lower value ( $5). It would...

Coin Collecting: Netherland Antilles 1975 5 Cent square coin, liberation of the netherlands, queen wilhelmina
liberation of the netherlands, queen wilhelmina, netherland antilles: Hi Robert, It sounds like you have a medallion commemorating the 30th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. The reverse is that of Netherlands KM#153 (1913-40 5c, later used for Netherlands Antilles). As far as I m concerned, the piece...

Coin Collecting: Netherland coin and Bahamas coin, juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins
juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana: Hi Sherry, The Dutch coin is a 25 cents coin made of nickel featuring Queen Juliana (1948-80). There were 14 million minted with a fish to the left of the 25 and 21 million with a rooster. Value depends on amount of wear a coin has and either one of these...

Coin Collecting: New Adams coin misprinted, new gold, hylas
new gold, hylas, face value: Hello Ryan, You are correct. My company is currently buying them for $50 each. There are some that have the edge lettering stamped twice. Those we pay $25 for.If you are interested in selling, email me directly at JoeHylas@aol.com. You can mail the coin...

Coin Collecting: New Collector, pcgs price guide, washington quarter
pcgs price guide, washington quarter, e bay: HI MATT, THE PCGS PRICE GUIDE IS JUST THAT A GUIDE. SOME COINS WILL GO HIGH THEN THE PRICE GUIDE AND SOME COINS COULD GO LOWER THEN THE GUIDE. IS YOUR COIN IN A PCGS HOLDER? IF NOT YOU CAN NOT USE PCGS PRICE GUIDE. THAT GUIDE IS ONLY FOR PCGS CERITIFED...

Coin Collecting: New coins?, coin sets, commemorative coin
coin sets, commemorative coin, dollar coin: Hi Emjay, I assume you are referring to the new Presidential Dollars. Sorry to say it, but it sounds like you paid $30 for a fancy package for 50 coins you could get at almost any bank. That is assuming they deliver anything at all. If you call your...

Coin Collecting: New collector, coin vault, supply proof
coin vault, supply proof, rare coins: Hi Bill, Honestly, TV coins shows are overpriced. The coins can be acquired cheaper or in a higher grade for the same $ If you are looking for coins that are limited in supply, Proof Sets are not the way to go because they make millions of them every...

Coin Collecting: New Hampshire State Quarter, state quarters, state quarter
state quarters, state quarter, silver coin: HI NANCY, IF THE COIN IS KEPTED IN A CLEAN AREA AND AWAY FROM AIR AND MOSITURE IT WILL LOOK SHINY AND FREE OF DISCOLORATION. IT ALSO COULD BE A PROFF SILVER COIN FROM A MINT SET THAT SOMEONE PUT INTO CIRCULATION. WITHOUT SEEING THE COIN IT WOULD BE HARD TO...

Coin Collecting: New President Dollar Coins, george washington dollar coins, new president dollar coins
george washington dollar coins, new president dollar coins, president dollar coins: Hello Dave, As for this edge lettering on the new dollar series, I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint about which is correct. Many people have found them to be up-side-down so the printing both ways seems...

Coin Collecting: New Quarters, new quarters, couple dollars
new quarters, couple dollars, ebay: Hi Scott, Thank you for your question. You have a novelty item, known as a Magician s Coin, manufactured from two normal quarters, that were altered and then glued together. Evidence of this can be seen by using a magnifier and examining the area...

Coin Collecting: New Washington Dollar Coins, new dollar coins, mint marks
new dollar coins, mint marks, kiefer: Hi Diane, These are not error coins and actually are about 50/50 either way. The coin is struck and then the coins are sent in a bin to a seperate machine to add the rim designs. It just depends which way the coin enters the chamber....heads up or down....

Coin Collecting: New Zealand Proof Dollars, 1974 commonwealth games, catalog values
1974 commonwealth games, catalog values, world coins: Hi John, Below is a list of full retail values. Please take note that NZ coins don t exactly have a strong market. I typically discount modern proofs by 1/3 when I sell them. Frankly, if you do have a local dealer who deals in world coins, don t expect...

Coin Collecting: NICKEL, indian head nickels, buffalo nickel
indian head nickels, buffalo nickel, mint mark: Hello Robert, This is an indian Head also called a Buffalo nickel. And that you can see all the digits on the date is a good thing. Many circulated Indian Nickels have at least 1 digit missing. It is worth more than 5 cents to collectors. Coins are...

Coin Collecting: Nicholas L. Deak Coin, ounce of gold, gold bullion
ounce of gold, gold bullion, gold coins: Hi Donna, I would believe that those coins do actually contain 1/20th ounce of gold each. I have heard of the Gold Standard Corp. before, and I do know they did produce miniature gold coins in the past. Treat them as gold bullion -- that is, their value...

Coin Collecting: Nickel Collecting, mint state coins, buffalo nickels
mint state coins, buffalo nickels, liberty nickels: Hello Walter, There are 4 series of nickels: Shield Nickels made from 1866-1883; Liberty Nickels made from 1883-1912; Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938 and Jefferson Nickels made from 1938 to present. Get your self a copy of the Guidebook to US Coins by RS Yeoman....

Coin Collecting: US Nickel & Dime, liberty head nickels, seated liberty dime
liberty head nickels, seated liberty dime, liberty head nickel: Hello Trisha, The first is a Liberty Head Nickel. They sell from $4 in grade 4 to about $60 in grade 50. Here are some images of the coin. (Front and back) http://www.coinfacts.com/nickels/liberty_head_nickels/1909_nickel_obverse.JPG http://www.coinfacts.com/nickels/liberty_head_nickels/1909_nickel_reverse.JPG...

Coin Collecting: Nickel made of Copper, copper nickel, nickel alloy
copper nickel, nickel alloy, mint error: Hi Jennifer, Thank you for your question. Since nickels are made from a copper/nickel alloy, if you really have an all copper coin, it could be a quite valuable mint error! It is also very possible that due to exposure to certain chemicals, your...

Coin Collecting: Nickel not silver plated, mint error, coin dealer
mint error, coin dealer, kiefer: Hi, Your coin could be a genuine Mint error known as missing outer clad layer . If it was authenticated it might be wroth $50-200 or so depending upon the coins condition. It would need to be seen in person by a coin dealer. Many towns have one listed...

Coin Collecting: Nickel, dull thud, drop test
dull thud, drop test, magicians: Hi Jimmy, It is most likely a magicians coin where two seperate coins were cut in half and pieced together. There are no known errors like the one you described. If you weigh the coin it will be underweight and a quick drop test would make a dull thud...

Coin Collecting: Nickle, u s mint, liberty design
u s mint, liberty design, half dime: Hello Ileen, Please check the date. In 1829 the USA did not make nickels. Nickels were made from 1866 to present. The U.S. mint did make a silver Half-Dime in 1829. It was smaller with the Capped Bust of liberty design on the front and Eagle design on...

Coin Collecting: Can and NL coins, sean isaacs, reputable dealer
sean isaacs, reputable dealer, nfld: Hello Daphne, and thank you for your note. Unfortunately it is not possible to evaluate these earlier coins without actually examining them for technical grade. In terms of Pennies, the dates you mention remain common, and would have a starting point of .25...

Coin Collecting: NOVA CONSTELLATIO COIN 1783, pattern coins, star shape
pattern coins, star shape, petrelli: Hi Lyndsey, Thank you for your question. The genuine Nova Constellatio 1000 unit pattern is a unique one-of-a-kind piece. There was only one made. It is presently owned by John J. Ford Jr having been purchased at the 1994 Garrett I sale. Therefore,...

Coin Collecting: Nov. 2, 1776 Two Dollar Note, dollar note, approximate value
dollar note, approximate value, masking tape: HI JEFFREY, WHAT YOU HAVE IS A COLONIAL NOTE, CONTINENTAL NOTE, OR STATE BANK NOTE. I M ONLY AN EXPERT IN U.S. PRINTED NOTES STARTING IN 1861. THERE ARE ALOT OF DIFFERENT NOTES OF THIS TYPE. THEY WHERE NOT BACKED UP BY THE U.S. AT THIS TIME. SORRY I CAN T...

Coin Collecting: Numistrust-NTC, coin grading companies, numistrust
coin grading companies, numistrust, ebay: Hi Steve, I am familiar with NTC. Unfortunately, they very regularly either overgrade their coins or certify coins that have problems (that PCGS or NGC would not certify). For a coin of the calibre of a 1923-S dollar in MS-65, and for the difference...

Coin Collecting: Numistrust-NTC, pcgs coins, peace dollar
pcgs coins, peace dollar, ngc: Hi Steve, I buy the coin and not the holder. I heard NTC is good, but PCGS coins bring more money in the long run. I have not owned a NTC coin so I can not say they grade conservatively. I think NTC is owned by a former PCGS grader. I hope this helps and...

Coin Collecting: Nurnberg-Further Token Set, coat of armour, home in the mountains
coat of armour, home in the mountains, adolf hitler: Hi Donna, value depends on wear and collector demand. The fact that they came from such an historic venue would give the set extra value. These notgeld (emergency money) pieces, likely streetcar tokens (strassenbahn), were issued by this local Bavarian area...

Coin Collecting: can you name the coin, copper coinage, uk coins
copper coinage, uk coins, copper coin: This is a Conder token featuring the Druid design issued by the Parys Mine Company (PMC) in Anglesey Wales to pay workers in lieu of the shortage of government copper coinage. Some info links: http://conderclub.homestead.com/whatis.html http://www.kenelks.co.uk/coins/tokens/provincial.htm...

Coin Collecting: what is the name of all the..., san francisco mint, state quarters
san francisco mint, state quarters, proof coins: Hello Sleeman, Sorry for the delay, I could not access the site. The Quarter denomination goes back to 1796, and has had a few versions. Draped bust small eagle reverse 1796 Draped bust Heraldic eagle reverse 1804 to 1807 Capped bust type 1815 to...

Coin Collecting: napoleon 111 coin, standard catalog of world coins, napoleon 111
standard catalog of world coins, napoleon 111, metal composition: Hi Kevin, Napoleon III reigned 1852-70. What is the denomination, size and metal composition of the coin? Value depends also on amount of wear as well as collector demand. If you have pictures you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com . You might also...

Coin Collecting: napoleon 111, standard catalog of world coins, napoleon 111
standard catalog of world coins, napoleon 111, metal composition: Hi Kevin, What is the denomination and metal composition of the coin? A U.S. gold dollar is a very small 15 millimeters diameter (5/8 inch). What is the size of this coin in millimeters or inches? Value depends also on amount of wear as well as collector demand....

Coin Collecting: napoleon coin, mint mark, empereur
mint mark, empereur, dents: Hi Daniel, depending on the size it is likely a bronze 1 (un), two (deux) or five (cinq) centimes coin minted 1853-64. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents,...

Coin Collecting: napoleon111, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, napoleon iii: Hi Terry, Napoleon III reigned from 1852 to 1870 and I assume you have one of the bronze 5 or 10 (cinq or dix) centimes pieces. The denomination can also be distinguished by what diameter the coin is. There is also an A or BB mintmark below the eagle. With...

Coin Collecting: napolonic coin, standard catalog of world coins, napoleon 111
standard catalog of world coins, napoleon 111, french napoleon: Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. The mint mark symbol would be located to the right of the date, I believe, and in the form of...

Coin Collecting: nazi coins, standard catalog of world coins, nazi coins
standard catalog of world coins, nazi coins, white rust: Collector value depends on demand. the amount of wear the coin has as well as the mint mark letter and number minted. The zinc pieces are highly susceptible to the white rust which eventually reduces them to a worthless white lump of zinc. A dry environment...

Coin Collecting: nazi germany coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, nazi germany: Hi Shawna, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This zinc 10 pfennig has a mintmark letter below...

Coin Collecting: nc quarter,2001 phil mark, coin show, precious metal
coin show, precious metal, copper: Hi Bill, Somebody showed me one of these just last weekend at the coin show. It is plated, either with silver or platinum. In either case, it is now a novelty item -- no collector value and no more than a few cents worth of precious metal. Dan ...

Coin Collecting: nedelrland currency, dutch caribbean island, standard catalog of world coins
dutch caribbean island, standard catalog of world coins, queen wilhelmina: Hi Rafael, this is a 1/4 Gulden (25 cents) coin from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao. It features Queen Wilhelmina I of the Netherlands (1890-1948), there were 480,000 minted in Utrecht and contains .0736 of an ounce of silver. Collector value of a coin...

Coin Collecting: nederland coin, juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins
juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana: Hi Joe, this is a Dutch 1 Gulden made of nickel featuring Queen Juliana (1948-80). Collector value depending on amount of wear may be between about .25 and about $2. There were 27.5 million minted at the Utrecht mint with the fish privy mark (of the mint director)...

Coin Collecting: nederland coin, standard catalog of world coins, gulden
standard catalog of world coins, gulden, 60 million: Hi Meagan, the edge of the Gulden says God Zij Met Ons which translates to God Be With Us. There were 60 million minted of nickel that year at Utrecht and it may be worth up to about .50 depending on amount of wear. You might also try a library for a copy...

Coin Collecting: nederlanden 5 cent piece, juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins
juliana koningin der nederlanden, standard catalog of world coins, queen juliana: Hi Travis, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This bronze 5 cents Dutch coin features queen Juliana...

Coin Collecting: nederlanden 5c, standard catalog of world coins, hi amelia
standard catalog of world coins, hi amelia, pounds shillings and pence: Hi Amelia, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning. There were 10 million of these copper-nickel Dutch 5c coins minted that year and...

Coin Collecting: need advice, morgan silver dollar, philadelphia mint
morgan silver dollar, philadelphia mint, mint mark: Hello Lorraine, The Philadelphia mint mark was not placed on coins until 1980; therefore any coins minted in Philadelphia before 1980 would have no mint mark. Your silver dollar could be worth anywhere from $8 to $15 in circulated condition. The grading...

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

Coin Collecting: need help, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, jewish star: This is a bronze falus coin from Morocco in 1871AD. The exact denomination depends on the diameter of the coin. A 1 falus is 17 millimeters, the 2 falus is 21-24 millimeters and the 3 falus is 26-29 millimeters. Value also depends on amount of wear and mint...

Coin Collecting: need info on a medal, world coins catalog, fantasy piece
world coins catalog, fantasy piece, hotmail: Hi Gary, It sounds like you have a fantasy piece (made-up), as Bahamian 1966 2 dollars pieces are all supposed to have QEII on the obverse, of course. I don t have a copy, but this is something that would probably be listed in Krause s Unusual World...

Coin Collecting: need to know the worth of an american gold five dollar coin dated at the year of 1909. please help., mint state, gold five
mint state, gold five, american gold: HI ADRICK, I WOULD HAVE TO SEE THE COIN TO GRADE IT PROPERLY TO GIVE YOU A FAIR PRICE. I WILL GIVE YOU THE PRICES IN A LOW GRADE AND HIGH GRADE. 1909 IS $175 IN VF-20 AND $350 IN MINT STATE 60 OR NEVER USED CONDITION. THE 1909-D IS $175 IN VF-20 AND $325...

Coin Collecting: need the value of this penny, copper penny, word liberty
copper penny, word liberty, lady liberty: Cheryl, It sounds like you have a 1837 US Large cent. The value all depends upon the coins condition. In circulated grades its worth about $15-30 and much more in Uncirculated. You would need to take it to a dealer to establish value. I cannot do that...

Coin Collecting: need the value of this penny, copper penny, word liberty
copper penny, word liberty, mint condition: Hi Cheryl, It sounds like you have a US Large Cent. These were struck up until the 1850 s. Depending upon the condition, it is worth between $5 and $500 (if in mint condition) It would have to be inspected to give you an accurate value Regards Jo...

Coin Collecting: need the value of this penny, mint luster, laurel wreath
mint luster, laurel wreath, head lady: Hello Cheryl, This is a US Large Cent showing the young head Lady Liberty wearing a coronet. The reverse has a Laurel Wreath not wheat. There were 3 varieties of the design but they all value about the same in circulated...

Coin Collecting: netherland coin, commonwealth of australia, sean isaacs
commonwealth of australia, sean isaacs, penny coin: Hello Kev, and thanks for your note. An interesting find. The 1917 Australian large Penny remains very common, and is unlikely to be worth more than $1.00 unless in unusually well-preserved condition. The Netherlands piece is somewhat more intriguing, although...

Coin Collecting: netherlands coin, standard catalog of world coins, queen wilhelmina
standard catalog of world coins, queen wilhelmina, hairlines: Hi Kate, Value depends on the amount of wear as well as collector demand. There were 2 million of the 1938 Dutch 2-1/2 Gulden coins minted featuring Queen Wilhelmina (1890-1948) and contains .5787 of an ounce of silver (currently about $7). It may be worth...

Coin Collecting: new $1coins, ebay listings, stupid money
ebay listings, stupid money, ebay: Keith, I would have to believe that since the edge lettering is a seperate process from the stamping of the coin, that there is no way to insure that all the coins will get the edge lettering in the same direction all the time. While the vast majority...

Coin Collecting: new 2007 washington dollar coin, e pluribus unum, mint mark
e pluribus unum, mint mark, united states mint: Hi Scott, Here is what the US mint has to say: Presidential $1 Coins With Upside-Down Edge-Lettering Are Not Errors. It has come to the attention of the United States Mint that some people are offering to sell so-called George Washington Presidential...

Coin Collecting: new collection, collecting coins, quaintance
collecting coins, quaintance, key date: Hi Lee, It s tough to say without seeing the coins that you feel are high grade. However, since ANACS has certified some of them, use those as a guideline example of what a particular grade should look like. I ve been grading coins for 35 years and I m...

Coin Collecting: new dollar coins, gold dollar coins, new gold dollar coins
gold dollar coins, new gold dollar coins, new dollar coins: Hello Amanda, If you are referring to the edge lettering I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint about which is correct. Many people have found them to be up-side-down so they seem to be common. And I do not see a huge demand for having...

Coin Collecting: new foundland /canada, new foundland canada, retail values
new foundland canada, retail values, great shape: Hi John, Rough retail values using assumed condition/grade based on description, in C$: 1888 1c, assuming very fine , $5 1896 Newfoundland 10c fine , $20 1944 10c about uncircuated , $15 1929 5c about uncirculated , $40 Depending on the actual...

Coin Collecting: new george washington gold coins, liberty gold coins, odds of getting struck by lightning
liberty gold coins, odds of getting struck by lightning, winning the lottery: Hi Brian, The odds of having double tail stamped coins is less than the odds of getting struck by lightning or winning the lottery. The dies used in the stamping machine are specially designed so it s impossible to fit the same die in both sides of the...

Coin Collecting: new gold coin dollar, gold dollar coin, new gold dollar coin
gold dollar coin, new gold dollar coin, new gold coin: Hello Kristin, This is not the first time the motto has been moved or left off US Coins. Many commemorative coins have had the legends required by law modified or omitted for arts sake. The word Liberty does not appear on the presidential dollar...

Coin Collecting: new gold dollar, water jugs, inner rim
water jugs, inner rim, us mint: Hello Anthony, The US mint has no definite direction of what side is the right direction for printing the circulated dollar coins. Many are found with the edge inscriptions facing heads and tails. I found no added value for this condition....

Coin Collecting: new gold dollar, rare collectables, u s mint
rare collectables, u s mint, gold dollar: Hello Corbin, As for this edge lettering I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint about which is correct. Many people have found them to be up-side-down so the printing both ways seems to be common. And I do not see a huge demand for having...

Coin Collecting: new gold dollars, new dollar coin, ebay sellers
new dollar coin, ebay sellers, stupid money: Hi Clarence, Looks like the eBay sellers are getting STUPID money for this mint production (stamping) error. I don t know how many of these will eventually be found, but it puts me in mind of the 1995 double die penny -- $200 apiece when they first came...

Coin Collecting: new misprinted dollar coins, misprinted dollar coins, ebay
misprinted dollar coins, ebay, hylas: Hi Cheryl, They are only worth face value, $1. The mint employees do not specifically place the coins in the roller press in any certain way. Some have the engraving one way, some have it the other way. They are not rare even though people on ebay are...

Coin Collecting: new nickel, american indian cultures, rembrandt peale
american indian cultures, rembrandt peale, silver spring maryland: Hello, The design name is President Jefferson with Handwritten Liberty This are the descriptions from the mints press release. The obverse design for the 2005 nickels will bear, for the first time in 67 years, a new likeness of America s third president,...

Coin Collecting: new Presidential gold dollars, e pluribus unum, presidential gold dollars
e pluribus unum, presidential gold dollars, added value: Hi Marygrace, The pics were too small to really see anything, but I would bet that the missing parts of the letters are due to either grease in the die or improper pressure when the edge letters were applied. In either case I don t think it would have...

Coin Collecting: new quaters of 50 states and wheat penny, standard catalog of world coins, new quaters
standard catalog of world coins, new quaters, double headed quarter: Hi Betty, This quarter is a magic coin made by carefully fitting two halves of two different coins together. They can often be found in novelty or magic shops for a couple dollars. A seam on the edge may or may not be visible. Collector value of a coin...

Coin Collecting: new state quarters, glass countertop, state quarters
glass countertop, state quarters, ebay: Hi Robert, Thank you for your question. You have what is known as a Magician s Coin. This coin was expertly manufactured from two normal coins, by hollowing out an indentation in one coin, removing the back and outer edge of a second coin, and then...

Coin Collecting: nickel, buffalo nickel, anacs
buffalo nickel, anacs, e bay: HI JACK, I WOULD PUT THE NICKEL ON E-BAY AND SET A RESERVE ON IT SO YOU DON T LOSE MONEY. LET THE MARKET DETERMINE ITS PRICE. YOU COULD PUT THE REST OF THE COINS ON E-BAY AS A LOT DEAL, BUT I WOULD CHECK FIRST ANY GOOD DATES. SOME OF THE COINS YOU COLLECTED...

Coin Collecting: nickel, copper nickel, nickel alloy
copper nickel, nickel alloy, buffalo nickel: Hi Frannie, You have what is known as an Indian Head or Buffalo nickel. These were made from a copper/nickel alloy -- the same as nickels are made from today -- so unless somebody plated it, it s not made from silver. 1936 was a vey popular year for...

Coin Collecting: nickel, philadelphia mint, novelty stores
philadelphia mint, novelty stores, hylas: Hi Brends, Most likely, what you have is a magician s coin. These are available at novelty stores for about $7 and guarantees the owner a winning flip. Hvae fun with it, I have a quarter with 2 heads and get a lot of laughs with it. Regards Joe Hyla...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: nickel bad print, lucky pennies, coin world
lucky pennies, coin world, sorry jim: Hello, Sean, sorry I was out until yesterday, and then I thought I d answered the question, but must not have pushed the second send, so it didn t go. Saw it when I got back to another question today. Actually, it wouldn t make any sense to send it to...

Coin Collecting: nickel coin and steel penny coin board, buffalo nickels, steel pennies
buffalo nickels, steel pennies, jefferson nickels: Karen, From 1928 on, the mintages of Buffalo nickels were pretty high, so they are considered common -- worth 50 cents apiece. The exception is the 1931 -- worth about $12.00 Most Jefferson nickels have very little value. The ones from 1938 and 1939...

Coin Collecting: nickel made of copper, copper coating, new penny
copper coating, new penny, nickel: Hi Crystal, NEVER CLEAN COINS, you diminshed it s value. It is a nickel that was struck on a penny blank. These are normally worth about $200-$500 Without seeing it, I can not estimate the value now. You can contact me at JoeHylas@aol.com Regards Jo...

Coin Collecting: nickel, thin blade, two coins
thin blade, two coins, two pieces: Hi Leah, Thank you for your question. What you have is a novelty piece commonly known as a Magician s Coin. This is not something that was made at the Mint, but rather something that somebody manufactured from 2 normal coins. The way the coin presses...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: nickels and quarters, ebay fees, coin shop
ebay fees, coin shop, coin show: Hi Carolynne, Any quarters you have from the 40 s through 60 s you can just take to a local coin shop or coin show in your area. You may be able to find a coin show in your area here : http://www.coinshows.com or here : http://www.coinworld.com/News/ShowCalendar.asp...

Coin Collecting: nickels, three quarters, danowski
three quarters, danowski, nickle: The first coin in the US made from nickle was the Three Cent Nickle in 1865, a three cent peice three quarters copper and one quater nickle. The first Five Cent nickle was made in 1866, also made of three quarters copper and one quarter nickle, as all nickles...

Coin Collecting: nickle misprint, planchet, nickle
planchet, nickle, authenticity: Hi JD, Thank you for your question. While a nickel struck on a cent planchet is a well-known error (worth $100-$200), a cent struck on a nickel planchet is prettymuch unheard of, and so would be worth alot more. However, you must get it certified...

Coin Collecting: nickle, www usmint gov, nickle
www usmint gov, nickle, nickel: Hi Mike, If it s a 2005 nickel, that s the normal design. See the info & pictures here : http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?fileContents=coinNews/newNickel.cfm If it s a different year, then it s called an off-center strike error, and these are...

Coin Collecting: nickles, buffalo nickels, ebay
buffalo nickels, ebay, silver dollars: Hi Lisa, I don t believe I got your earlier question. There were 7 million Buffalo nickels minted in Denver (D) that last year of the design. Value depends on amount of wear and may range from sbout $1 with heavy wear to around $2 with medium wear to maybe...

Coin Collecting: nickles, exact estimates, buffalo nickel
exact estimates, buffalo nickel, silver dollars: Hi Lisa, You have a Buffalo nickel. 1938 was the last year for them, and is not considered a rare date. It s worth 50 cents to a dollar. Silver dollars dated 1935 or older are going to be worth at least $8.00 apiece -- more specific information would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: non-proof coins, statehood quarters, proof coins
statehood quarters, proof coins, state coins: Hello Doloris, Tes, there are certain coins that are worth more if they meet certain criteria. If you can identify coins that are double dies, (Stamped twice), and errors or meet the grade for the coin listed, they are worth more. But bear in mind that...

Coin Collecting: non-reeded quarters, reeding, ebay
reeding, ebay, quarters: Hi Nathan, their value depends on demand. No one knows how many were made that way so the more that turn up the less each may be worth. If the coin has wear on the face and back that will also reduce its value. You might check on Ebay.com for similar pieces...

Coin Collecting: non-reeded quarters, e pluribus unum, vermont state quarter
e pluribus unum, vermont state quarter, uncirculated coins: By reeding, I take it to mean there is no raised edging on the circumference of the coins. This type of error could command some cash. If these are uncirculated coins then I suggest that you send them to PCGS or NGC for grading. A good selling spot would be...

Coin Collecting: non silver silver coin, mint mark, silver proof
mint mark, silver proof, grading service: Hi James, If it is not a circulated proof then it must be silver plated which accounts for the silver looking rim. The only other possibilities is just an impure mixture of copper leaving the rim more silver looking. This is a coin that would need to...

Coin Collecting: number missing penny, mint error, mint state
mint error, mint state, kiefer: Hi jeff, This is most likely a coin that was struck through grease . It is a common Mint error where grease is left in the dies and when coins are struck they are missing detail and sometimes whole parts of the coin where the dies are filled. It might...

Coin Collecting: ny coin value, copper ingots, east india company
copper ingots, east india company, standard catalog of world coins: Hi Kjell, These coins were recovered in 1985 from the remains of the Honorable East India company ship ADMIRAL GARDNER wrecked in the Goodwin Sands in January, 1809. The vessel was en route to Bengal India with a cargo of copper ingots and coins specially...

Coin Collecting: Odd Coin In Slot Machine, standard catalog of world coins, georgivs v dei gra britt omn rex fid
standard catalog of world coins, georgivs v dei gra britt omn rex fid, mint mark: Hi Stephanie, this is a bronze British half penny featuring King George V (1910-36) and Britannia, the symbol of Britain s empire and mastery of the seas. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin,...

Coin Collecting: Odd Coloured 2006 Penny, school experiment, canadian penny
school experiment, canadian penny, silver and gold: Hi Stephen, Most likely it has been plated (gold or brass) after it left the mint. There s a high school experiment which involves plating pennies into silver and gold , which often results in many of these made, and sometimes released back into change...

Coin Collecting: Odd Double headed Penny, mint mark, lincoln head
mint mark, lincoln head, lawniczak: Hello, Lee, I get quite a few of these. This is most likely a novelty item, made for magicians and magic tricks, by hollowing out one side of a coin and putting part of a different coin into the hollow and then sealing the two edges together. You should...

Coin Collecting: Odd nickle, lawniczak, random letters
lawniczak, random letters, ebay: It would appear most likely that someone stamped the F and the 5 into the piece after it was minted. That used to happen more often in olden days than it does in modern times. Often this was to advertise on the coins. There is a good market for older stamped...

Coin Collecting: Odd Penny, mint mark, u s mint
mint mark, u s mint, lincoln head: Hello, Zachery, sorry, but the 1941 cent with no mint mark is quite common and thus has no real numismatic value. Ever since the U.S. mint started making cents, the one made at Philadelphia have had no mint mark. That s still true even today -- you should...

Coin Collecting: OLD COINS, old coins, washington quarter
old coins, washington quarter, accurate value: Hello Dale, I would hope you do trust this forum, most at this site do not have any interest in selling or buying your coins. But for a large collection of miscellaneous U.S. coins there are more convent ways for you. Although the values are usually...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: OLD CURRENCY VALUES, currency values, uncirculated condition
currency values, uncirculated condition, silver certificate: Hello again Jay, A star note is printed when due to a mishap at the Bureau of Printing caused a serial number to be destroyed. They print a new note with the same serial numbers but place a star there to signify that these...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: OLD CURRENCY VALUES, serial number prefixes, american numismatic association
serial number prefixes, american numismatic association, sorry for the confusion: Hi Jay; sorry for the confusion, as I am a Canadian-based dealer. Generally speaking, the majority of 2nd half, 20th-century U.S. notes are fairly common, especially if in circulated condition. This having been said, anything in the way of unusual serial...

Coin Collecting: OLD CURRENCY VALUES, currency values, ebay
currency values, ebay, denominations: Hi Jay, Collector value of a note depends on date and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. List the pieces by denomination, date and letter (if it has one). You might also try here: http://coinsite.com/html/uspapermoneyprices(sm).asp...

Coin Collecting: OLD PENNY, mint state coins, nomination
mint state coins, nomination, good luck: Hello, This coin if worn is not that rare. It sells from 15 cents to a dollar in circulated condition. Uncirculated Mint State coins sell from $1 to $5 dollars. Please remember to go to the experts site to rate this answer. And check the nomination...

Coin Collecting: Old 2 dollar bill, dollar bill, stains
dollar bill, stains, legible: Hi Dan, Collector value depends on date and condition of a note, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains. Value would also depend on the letter, if any, by the date. Since these are worn and damaged (written on) they may be worth $2 up to about...

Coin Collecting: Old Bills, silver certificates, deceased grandfather
silver certificates, deceased grandfather, silver certificate: Hi Nick, The Russina bill is worthless. The US Bills values depend on the condition. They newer, the more valuable. They are all worth more than face value but without seeing them, I can not give you a value. Look on eBay for similar items. Regards...

Coin Collecting: Old US Bills, amateur collector, secretary of treasury
amateur collector, secretary of treasury, silver certificate: HI NICK, THE PRICE LOOK GOOD, EXCEPT A LITTLE HIGH ON THE $5 1953. I COULD MOST LIKELY GET A NEVER USED ONE FOR THE PRICE YOU PAYED. I WOULD ADVICE YOU TO GET THE FRIEDBERG BOOK ON CURRENCY. IT SHOWS PRICES ON EACH NOTE AND GRADING STANDARDS ON NOTES. THERE...

Coin Collecting: Old British Coins, old british coins, one penny 1967
old british coins, one penny 1967, old coins: Hi Diana, Assuming that they re average circulated coins, the first four have minimal value, perhaps 10p / 20c. The Churchill Crown is still a legal tender coin, and can be used in Britain as 25p. Almost 10 million were struck, and almost all of them were...

Coin Collecting: Old bank note, us treasury, benjamin franklin
us treasury, benjamin franklin, cashier: HI LINDA, MOST LIKELY YOU HAVE A FAKE NOTE. I HAD ONE OF THIS NOTES I WON AT A AUCTION AND FOUND OUT THEY COPIED THIS NOTES ALOT. IT S CALLED THE SECOND BANK OF THE U.S. AND IT WAS CHARTERED FOR TWENTY YEARS. THE REAL NOTE IS RARE AND WORTH SOME MONEY. I...

Coin Collecting: Old Canadian Penny, commemorative coins, canada 1867
commemorative coins, canada 1867, wholesale value: Hi Jeff, In 1967, the year of Canada s centennial, Canada issued commemorative coins for all its regular coins, from the 1c to the $1. The 1 cent piece depicts a dove, and today is the only 1967 Canadian coin that can still be found in change with some...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old Chinese Coins, standard catalog of world coins, yuan shikai
standard catalog of world coins, yuan shikai, chinese coins: Hi Charles, If you have pictures (not over 1 megabyte each please) you can email them to me at tbirde@psknet.com. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots more interesting info. Bra...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old Coin, standard catalog of world coins, ancient galley
standard catalog of world coins, ancient galley, nickel brass: Hi Robert, Cleaning that leaves them shiny or scratched, even if only by looking with a magnifying glass, will reduce a coins value by at least half. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and...

Coin Collecting: Old Coin, british pennies, worldwide empire
british pennies, worldwide empire, roman soldier: Hi Christy, There were 56 million of these bronze British pennies minted that year and it features King George V (1910-36) 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: Old Coin, aztec symbol, ebay
aztec symbol, ebay, lawniczak: Tom, I suspect that you have a 1/4 Real Mexican coin from 1833. The eagle with snake on a cactus was an old Aztec symbol and Mexico adopted it for its coinage. Go to http://cgi.ebay.com/MEXICO-REPUBLIC-MEXICO-CITY-1-4-REAL-1833-Mo-KM-358_W0QQitemZ140102538143QQcategoryZ541QQcmdZViewItem...

Coin Collecting: Old Coins, american numismatic association, buffalo nickle
american numismatic association, buffalo nickle, wheat pennies: Hello Deborah, Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it is sometimes easier letting a collector look at them, and even most coin shops will help for free on one or two pieces....

Coin Collecting: Old Coins found in a box in a house I bought, standard catalog of world coins, worldwide empire
standard catalog of world coins, worldwide empire, mint mark: Hi John, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. The first one sounds like a Canadian 25c coin. Does...

Coin Collecting: Old Coins, indian head nickels, silver pennies
indian head nickels, silver pennies, old coins: Hello, Certainly, something is only worth what someone else will pay for it. But to get a good idea of the RETAIL value, pick up a copy of The Guidebook to US Coins. As for the foreign coins, most are not worth anything unless they are silver or gold. ...

Coin Collecting: Old US Copper Coins, american numismatic association, copper coins
american numismatic association, copper coins, coin shops: Hello Toni, I can only give you a range of values for these coins. They cannot be accurately appraised without seeing the coins. Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a particular coin is. With no or little experience...

Coin Collecting: Old Currency, stocks and bonds, paper money
stocks and bonds, paper money, signatures: Hi, Annett. There aren t any web sites that give values, only published guides. If you have just a few pieces, tell me what they are including condition, signatures and serial no s, and I can tell you the value. If you have many, I d suggest stopping...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old Currency, douglas dillon, bank of richmond
douglas dillon, bank of richmond, bill henry: Joe, I answered the questions as $50 s. 1950D twenty is valued at $22.50 1950C twenty is valued at $22.50 Are any of these star notes? There would be a * at the end of the serial number. Basically the star notes are bills with the most value in the...

Coin Collecting: Old coin from Chile, standard catalog of world coins, republica de chile
standard catalog of world coins, republica de chile, ebay: Hi William, Value depends on date, denomination, mintmark (if any), the amount of wear as well as collector demand. There were 2.667 million of these copper centavos minted that one year. The legend translates to the economy is wealth . It may be worth about...