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Coin Collecting: value of a reprinted bill, 2004, $20
2004, $20, FRN: Hi Mary Lou: Thanks for your question. What you actually have is a replacement note, not a reprint. The original note was either damaged or had an error in the printing and was not put into circulation. Condition is very important in establishing the...

Coin Collecting: vietnamese coins, quang trung, silver coins
quang trung, silver coins, swapmeet: Hi Tammy, The names and dates on the labels are those of the ruler when the coin was minted, as well as their years of reign. The ones with the hole are phan coins (phan being the name of the denomination). Most of these are common, but there are some...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1 dollar bill , blank back...worth?, error note, dollar bill
error note, dollar bill, borden: William, In the condition you describe, I would estimate value at $100 to $150. You probably don t need to get it authenticated, but if you want to send pictures of both sides to an error note dealer I know here in SE Michigan, you can get his opinion...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1707 c-s- svvm cviqve coin, correct weight, german state
correct weight, german state, relative size: Hi Sue, The quickest way to get an idea is to weigh it. However, since this design was used on coins of several different sizes I cannot tell you what the correct weight should be without knowing the relative size of your coin. I can also determine if it...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1824A FRANCISCVS I D G AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR, silver dollar size, chris answer
silver dollar size, chris answer, joe thanks: OK Chris, here we go. It is an Austrian Thaler piece that contains about 3/4 oz of pure silver. Current market should be about $50. However many dealer will only pay for the silver which is about $30 I hope this helped you. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1855 Willem 111 koning coin, silver bullion, high purity
silver bullion, high purity, mint condition: Hi Sarah, This is a large Netherlands 2 1/2 gulden, made of high purity silver (.945 purity). The 1855 is one of the more common dates, with over 2 million coins being made that year. Value starts at around $30 for one that has moderate wear and no problems....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1913 Dollar coin, dollar coins, peace dollar
dollar coins, peace dollar, dollar coin: Sorry, Eva, I can t think of what country s dollar coin you are thinking of. No U.S. dollar coin was made in 1913. Morgan dollars were made until 1904 and then production stopped. Only in 1921 were more made and then the Peace dollar started. So from 1905-1920...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 5 lira coin Vittorio Emanvele III Re D'Itallia, hi tommy, rare coin
hi tommy, rare coin, school trip: Hi Tommy, My apologies for the delay in answering your question, it was a very busy week. This is a very rare coin and there are many many counterfeit examples that I have seen. A clear and close-up picture of one side is enough to tell if your coin is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1918 half-crown, half crown, silver coins
half crown, silver coins, accurate reflection: No proofs that year JD. I think it may just be highly polished. EF would come in around £40. If it has been heavily cleaned it will be worth less to a purist. I have a lot of silver coins of this period and they are often quite shiny. I think due to the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1925 stonemountain half, 1925, stone mountain
1925, stone mountain, half dollar: Hi Wayne: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Some examples were counterstamped with a state abbreviation and a number. These are scarce and command a significant premium, which also means you must watch out for fake counterstamps....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1926liberty, TRVST Dollar
TRVST Dollar: Hi John, What type of misprint? If you are referring to the word TRUST spelled TRVST , that is not a misprint. All the Peace Dollars struck from 1921 - 1935 have it. It was the artist s interpretation. These were struck to commemorate the end of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 $10 Bill, 1934A, $10
1934A, $10, note: Hi William: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your 1934A $10 bill is a Federal Reserve Note, and would likely grade no better than Very Good condition, based on the description. It would have no added value due to the condition. A Very...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1942 Lincoln penny, lincoln penny, ebay
lincoln penny, ebay, glass bottle: Richard, there are lots of these that were made as novelties and many of them include advertising on the bottles which would be worth more than yours without advertising. I have bought several for 2-3 dollars each. They are made by making the glass bottle...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943 Double Denomination Wheat Penny on Mercury Dime Error Coin, wheat penny, face of lincoln
wheat penny, face of lincoln, san francisco mint: Hi Mark, I have handled numerous double denomination coins. Cent/dime are the most common. About 2 years ago, I placed 3 of them with a client. They were dated in the 1960 s and in uncirculated condition. Now I guess you want to know what my client paid;...

Coin Collecting: 1943 s white penny, zinc coated steel, war efforts
zinc coated steel, war efforts, magnate: Sonia, In 1943 the U.S. was fully engaged in the WWII war efforts, and as part of this effort they substituted the copper in pennies with zinc-coated steel. This is what you have. There were over a billion of these steel cents minted in 1943, so they...

Coin Collecting: 1950 $20 bills, 1950, $20
1950, $20, star note: Hi Jamie: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your 1950 series A and B $20 star notes have an approximate retail value of about $70 each in very fine condition to an interested collector. Grading is very important in establishing the...

Coin Collecting: 1950 Series B $20 Bill, lawniczak, star note
lawniczak, star note, ebay: Hannah, you have what is called a star note, and some of them do have extra value. The star is used to indicate that the original note with the serial number was withdrawn before circulation so that this is a replacement. I would suggest that you go to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 nickel, word god, novelty value
word god, novelty value, nickle: Imteresting backwards picture you sent me. I haven t seen this particular alteration before, but I have seen other coins that have been altered for whatever reason -- like a latge cent that had the E in CENT changed to a U (perhaps for use as a brothel...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1966 dime, 1966, dime
1966, dime, error: Hi Jill: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. The easiest way to tell what you have is by comparing the coin to a known clad or silver coin. Prior to 1965, the Roosevelt dimes were 90% silver. On a clad coin, you can see the copper band...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1968 lincoln penny, 1968, cent
1968, cent, error: Hi Randy: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or the...

Coin Collecting: 1969 $100 star note, 1969, $100
1969, $100, star note: Hi G Gale: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I m not a selling service, but can give you a few areas to consider in getting rid of your note for the best price. A star note is a United States bank note that has an asterisk (*), or star,...

Coin Collecting: 1973 penny, copper color, lawniczak
copper color, lawniczak, planchet: Tiffany, is the cent you have the right size for a cent? It is possible that a cent might, by accident, be struck on a dime planchet and that is silver colored (though not silver). If it is the right size for a cent (not a dime), then you likely have a piece...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 HAND SIGNED 1 DOLLAR BILL, interested buyer, ebay
interested buyer, ebay, dollar bill: Brian, The hard part will be finding an interested buyer. There is currently one on eBay, listed for $9.00 : http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150609920119 If you follow it, you can get an idea of what yours is worth. Dan ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1980 S Susan B, erosion, 1980s
erosion, 1980s, tripod: Robert, If it has doubling both inside and outside of the letters, this is likely due to die erosion -- a form of strike doubling that has little value. Check out the following web page to confirm this : http://koinpro.tripod.com/Articles/OtherFormsOfDoubling.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1985 $1 bill minted in san fransisco, 1985, $1
1985, $1, FRN: Hi Tony: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I m not sure which answer you are referring to, so I m unable to review it, but condition and date of your star note help to establish the value. A star note is a United States bank note...

Coin Collecting: 1987 Silver colored Lincoln penny, zinc core, lincoln penny
zinc core, lincoln penny, mint mark: Jay, Without being able to examine it first hand, since you said it lightly sticks to a magnet, my best guess is that it s been steel plated. No collector value. If it did not stick to the magnet, I would say it was just missing its outer copper layer,...

Coin Collecting: 1987 silver penny no mint mark, penny with extra stamp
penny with extra stamp: Hi Erin, the stamp was done after the coin left the mint. Sometimes, enterprising companies will counterstamp coins for a specific occasion or as a promotional piece. To my knowledge, it has no additional value because of the stamp. The value would be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1988D penny, tripod
tripod: Daniel, I don t know of any die doubling found for that date, so I have to think it is some other form of doubling, which means it will not be worth a lot -- maybe a dollar or two. Check out the following website to see what kind of doubling you have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1990 Penny, 1990, cent
1990, cent, no mint mark: Hi John: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1990 penny with no mintmark, mint mark, mark penny
mint mark, mark penny, allexperts: Please read answer to your question which is posted at http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/1990-mint-mark-penny-2.htm Don t those who post questions never read the instructions from expert before asking a question. I don t understand...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1997P quarter, mint error, reeded edge
mint error, reeded edge, obverse: Lee, You need to use a magnifier and examine just inside the raised rim on both sides of the coin. You will find a seam on one side. They stopped slicing the coins through the middle a long time ago -- nowadays they use precise machines to hollow out...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1999 Georgia Quarter (P), copper nickel, nickel coating
copper nickel, nickel coating, georgia quarter: Susan, The blanks for quarters are cut from long strips of copper that are coated with the silvery-looking outer layer of copper/nickel. Sometimes part of one side or both sides of this strip do not get the copper/nickel coating. So blanks cut from this...

Coin Collecting: 2 1959 pennies very good shape, 1959, value
1959, value, Lincoln: Hi Cheyenna: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. A recent issue of Coin Values indicates the retail value of your cent to range from $0.05 to $0.20 depending on grade. The lower range is for a coin in Good condition, and the upper value...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $2.5 indian quarter dollar 1911-D, 1911-D, quarter eagle
1911-D, quarter eagle, Indian: Hi Sian: Thanks for your question. Buying a previously mounted coin, especially a rarer date, is not a good idea. If you paid any type of a large premium on this coin, I d suggest you return it for a refund. The coin is damaged, based on your description....

Coin Collecting: US 2 cent piece, 1864, two cents
1864, two cents, large motto: Hi Ed: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. The differences between the 1864 Two Cent large and small motto is not easy to distinguish. In 1864 the first regular issue two-cent pieces made their appearance. Each bore the IN GOD WE TRUST...

Coin Collecting: $20 Bill, 1934, $20
1934, $20, FRN: Hi LJ: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. A recent issue of Paper Money Values indicates the retail value of your note to range from $25 to $60 depending on grade. The lower range is for a bill in VF condition, and the upper value...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2000-D Penny Error, ebay, zinc
ebay, zinc, coins: Chris, I don t really know about this error, although I have heard of it, failure to plate the copper on the zinc cents, and it does have value. To find out more, go to www.ebay.com and see what failure to plate errors are for sale and what the sellers are...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004 nickel-printed backwards, Louisiana Purchase Nickel, error
Louisiana Purchase Nickel, error: Laurie, Congratulations on your error coin! Error coins are of great interest to many collectors and some specialize in errors. Would it be possible to provide a photo of the coin? It would help with identification of the type and degree of the error which...

Coin Collecting: 5 Centavos Copper-Nickel 1960, copper nickel, exact value
copper nickel, exact value, excellent condition: Hi Lana, The Mexican 5 centavos from the 1960 s made of copper-nickel are indeed rare. Certainly worth over $100 as long as the coin is not heavily worn or damaged. One in excellent condition is more in the $300 to as much as $500 range. One thing to be...

Coin Collecting: 5 Franc dated 1854, best guess, hylas
best guess, hylas, louis philippe: DO NOT CLEAN THE COIN Cleaning diminishes the value. Check the date again. I think it might be 1845 or 1834 but not 1854. 1854 would be a different coin according to my books. It isn t rare. It contains about .72 oz. of pure silver which puts it...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: suid africa coins, foreign coins, south african coins
foreign coins, south african coins, shah pahlavi: Hello again Myles, It s unfortunate that these coins are well used. Early South African coins like these are all low mintage and very scarce in high grades. The 1896 shilling is worth right around $10 in this condition. The 1893 2 shillings is the key date...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: bicentenial quarter, tom bruno, bicentennial quarter
tom bruno, bicentennial quarter, ebay: Tom, You have one of the 50 state, territorial, or national parks quarters -- not a bicentennial quarter (which are dated 1776-1976 on the front). All quarters since 1999 have the date on the back, so it could be any of them. However, what you have...

Coin Collecting: bicentennial quarter with "S" mint mark, bicentennial quarter, mint mark
bicentennial quarter, mint mark, amateur collector: Ronda, Along with the plain (Philadelphia) and D (Denver) mintmarked coins, there were three different S (San Francisco) mintmarked coins produced : 1) Clad proof 2) Silver proof 3) Silver uncirculated. Both the proofs were made with highly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: british coins, british coins, condition thanks
british coins, condition thanks, obverse: Hi Myles, Sorry about the delay, you caught me at a very busy week. From the back they appear to be in pretty nice condition. The 1887 sixpence ewould be in the $20-$25 range, practicaly speaking, if the other side is in equal condition. The 1851 is a better...

Coin Collecting: Ceylon Coins, Ceylon, Early British Era coins
Ceylon, Early British Era coins: The coin on lower left is a Holland VOC Duit from 1753, worth under about US$1 since thousands these coins from 1726 to 1795 are found in South Asia. and South east Asia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_East_India_Company Please read pages on my...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin protection, nice room, pvcs
nice room, pvcs, brinks: Serges, The P in PVC is for Poly, so my guess is that it s not going to be safe. It also sounds like a lot of work to avoid staples. I think it would be best to just use the mylar 2X2 s. I can tell you that the shrink wrap that Brinks uses to wrap...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin value, slaying the dragon, value question
slaying the dragon, value question, consistent feature: Hi Michele, Sorry for the delay in getting to your question, it s been a very busy week. Typically tehse are European made, mostly around Austria and Germany, but some also were made in England. It appears that your medallion has some mount marks, so it...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Colonial copper large cents, coppers, colonials
coppers, colonials, mid 1800s: Kenneth, Rather than paying for an appraisal, you should either take them to a local coin show and have them examined, or get a copy of the Red Book and look them up yourself. Then you ll know if you have common or rare colonials, and you can decide how...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Confederate $500, T64, Confederate
T64, Confederate, $500: Carl- Thank you for your inquiry. Based on the scan and information, your Confederate T64 appears to be genuine. There are several different color varieties of these $500 notes. Your note is the dusty pink variety and the serial number matches the serial number...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian money, canadian quarter, canadian money
canadian quarter, canadian money, upside down: Hello Jennie, Thank you very much for your questions - can you please forward me a picture of both your items that way I will know exactly what I am dealing with so I can give you the correct information pertaining to your items. I hope you have a great...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian penny, elizabethii, canadian penny
elizabethii, canadian penny, printed name: Hello Dick, Thank you very much for your question but you have a very common coin there that is nothing more than pocket change. Sorry for the bad news but if you come across any other items I would be more than happy to both identify and appraise your...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian penny, canadian penny, e mail
canadian penny, e mail, current market: Hello Randy, Thank you very much for your question. I cannot see this picture very well. Is it possible to take a higher resolution picture and send it to my private e-mail maritimeantiquesandcollectibles@yahoo.com that way I will be able to open it and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: cent on dime planchet, Lincoln cent, wheat back
Lincoln cent, wheat back, error value: Hi Again Theresa: Thanks for the follow up question with the photo. While I m not completely sure, based on the quality and size of the photo, I believe your coin to have been altered. It looks like it could be a spoon coin. It was something that was...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: one centavo coin, philipinas, tom bishop
philipinas, tom bishop, bishop thomas: Thomas, The Philippines was a Soveriegn Entity or a Commonwealth of the United States from 1899 to 1946. One of the things the U.S. did for them was to mint coinage, so all coinage in this time period will have both United States of America and Filipinas...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin evaluation, coin evaluation, german coin
coin evaluation, german coin, austrian version: Hi again Jim, Sorry for the delay in answering your question, it s been a very busy week here. The 1930-D in AU would have a retail value of $100+, but a practical auction value of around $70. There is also an Austrian 2 schilling coin of the same year which...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Is this coin real or fake ?, polish coins, medieval coins
polish coins, medieval coins, right instincts: Hello Remi, the condition is excellent. You have to ask yourself why it is in such wonderful condition for a coin that is so old. It is not a valuable coin and so has not been cherished in a coin cabinet. It is supposedly nearly 400 years old and in great...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: is this coin valuable?, ottawa canada, tower house
ottawa canada, tower house, light grey: Hello Katherine, Thank you very much for your question. Would you please send me a photo of your coin? There are a few possibilities of what your item could be and of course a picture is worth a thousand words. This will help me greatly in assessing the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin values, bag marks, robbers
bag marks, robbers, bank bags: Quantities of coins would have been housed in cloth bank bags or piled into saddlebags, etc. I believe most robbers spent their take, however some (the Jesse James gang comes to mind) would put quantities of silver dollars in mason jars and bury them to be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: What are these coins and what is value?, Seventeenth Century Amsterdam, De Poort Van Amsterdam Florin
Seventeenth Century Amsterdam, De Poort Van Amsterdam Florin: Darcy- Thank you for your inquiry. It would be helpful to see images of the other side of these two pieces. After consulting with one of our World Coin experts and checking a database, we could find no record of these. It would appear they are souvenir medals...

Coin Collecting: colored quarters, 2000D, Massachusetts
2000D, Massachusetts, quarter: Hi Taylor: Thanks for your question. These colorized quarters are made by private firms (for a profit) after the coins were struck at the mint. They sell on ebay for about $3 to $5 each. They are considered an altered coin, and would have no added numismatic...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: confederate $500 loan certificate, Confederate Bond, Confederate Loan
Confederate Bond, Confederate Loan: Martha, Thank you for your question. Confederate Bonds are neat items and there has been additional interest in them recently due to the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War taking place. Unfortunately, Confederate Bonds are very common items for the most part....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: conflict resolution regarding king George V gold coin, dragon slaying knight, fake coins
dragon slaying knight, fake coins, better luck next time: I am sorry Islam, there is nothing unusual about this coin and it is not of any rare value. What you have here is a poor fake. Coins like this often come out of the far east and this total lack of attention to detail (wrong year for the monarch) is common....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: copper coin, Jackson, token
Jackson, token, brass: Ian- Thank you for your question. You have a fairly modern brass token that was part of a series of tokens covering the U.S. Presidents. The value is probably less than a $1 based on the fact that not all the text can be read due to the condition. Sincerely,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Defect of $20 Canadian Bill, left hand corner, collector interest
left hand corner, collector interest, piece of paper: Hello Jack, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send along a picture of your item? That way I will be able to see it and make an informed suggestion to you regarding it. Just based on what you have told me I believe there is collector...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Dollar bill, 1957, $1
1957, $1, Silver Certificate: Hi Teisha: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. You have a Silver Certificate. Your 1957 $1 bill would likely have an approximate retail value of between $2.50 in Very Good condition to $8.00 in Uncirculated condition to an interested...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dollar bills, apprasial, dollar coin
apprasial, dollar coin, dollar bills: Hello Kathy, Thank you very much for your questions. Can you please send along a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to verfiy the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items....

Coin Collecting: double headed nickle, two coins, duluth mn
two coins, duluth mn, magic shops: Johnnie, It s absolutely fake -- you don t even have to have anybody look at it. The fact that it has two different dates gives it away. The Mint destroys the coin dies immediately, so there s no way there could still be a year 2000 die still hanging...

Coin Collecting: EISENHOWER 1972S UNCIRCULATED-80 DOLLAR COIN, 1972S, $1
1972S, $1, Ike: Hi James: Thanks for your question. This coin generally changes value based on the cost of a troy ounce of silver. See: http://www.coinflation.com/silver_coin_values.html Silver is at over $38 a troy ounce. Your coin is likely worth a retail of between...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Ein Thaler 1857, europe thanks, coin value
europe thanks, coin value, silver mines: Hi Alex, This is a mining thaler from Prussia. The message refers to silver mines, which is where the metal for the coins was mined. These are .900 purity silver. One in good condition should weigh 18.4-18.5 grams for a genuine coin. Value for one with some...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Federal reserve notes, 1995, $1
1995, $1, FRN: Hi Melissa: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your serial number is not special or unique enough to add to the value. It is difficult to give you an exact answer without a photo, or the condition of the note, but your 1995 $1 FRN would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1918 half-crown
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1918 half-crown

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004 nickel-printed backwards, peace medal, two ways
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004 nickel-printed backwards, peace medal, two ways

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

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Is this coin real or fake ?
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Is this coin real or fake ?

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: What are these coins and what is value?
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: What are these coins and what is value?

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: fake voc/british coins, Fake VOC coins
Fake VOC coins: Interesting. When I met this guy about a year ago, he knew he had been put on the Internet. When I admitted I had put him, he pleaded with me to say he no-longer sells fake coins :-) ebay has a lot, but as many fakes as well. there are US Dealers like...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: GEORGIVS DEI BRITT OWM REX coin, georgivs, shawnee mission
georgivs, shawnee mission, defender of the faith: Hi Dixie, I hope you are well. I lived in KC, MO about ten years ago, in Shawnee Mission, so how s that for a coincidence? Beautiful part of the world and I would go back there any time. Your coin is a shilling. Today it would be known as two and a half...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Giant Silver Certificate, 1957B, $1
1957B, $1, Silver Certificate: Hi Will: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your currency is the correct size. From the photos you attached, your 1957B $1 Silver Certificate would likely grade between Almost Uncirculated to Uncirculated condition, and have an approximate...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE silver coin, honi soit qui mal y, honi soit qui mal
honi soit qui mal y, honi soit qui mal, son ltd: Catherine- Thank you for your question. That does sound familiar to me. Is there a date on the coin by any chance? Is there a card in the box from Spint & Son, LTD in London that has any information concerning the item? Is there any chance of you including...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: hi, mint condition, anita
mint condition, anita, mom: Hello Anita, Thank you very much for your question. Can you please send me a picture of your item so I can verify the condition as well as check for varieties that may exist on your item that can increase the value. I greatly look forward to your reply....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: IDENTIFING MY COIN, netherlands east indies, duit
netherlands east indies, duit, large numbers: Hi Kelly, This is a copper duit from the Netherlands East Indies colonies. This is the modern day area around Indonesia and Malaysia. They are actually fairly common since many millions had been amde and they are still being dug up or found in the sea in...

Coin Collecting: Identify Coin / Medal, wavy edges, balkans
wavy edges, balkans, lettering: Hi PJ, This is a 25 cents coin from Ethiopia. It is dated Ethiopian Era 1936 (C.E. 1943), but they were actually issued in 1952 and 1953. Unfortunately this is the common variety of two (the scarce ones not having the wavy edges). In this condition it would...

Coin Collecting: identification of mint, 1880. 1896, 1898
1880. 1896, 1898, Morgan Dollar: Hi Terri: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. The mint marks are located on the back of the coin, under the eagle s tail feathers. Coins were struck for various mint locations, but not all for any one or all of the dates. The mints include...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Konig commemorative coin?, nazi eagle, coats of arms
nazi eagle, coats of arms, europe thanks: Hi Kathy, This is a commemorative medal from Brandenburg-Prussia, for victory in the Franco-German wars. This particular medal is made of tin. Value in excellent condition would be in the $50 to $75 on the American market and closer to $100 in Europe. Thanks...

Coin Collecting: Lincoln penny, lincoln penny, planchet
lincoln penny, planchet, hylas: I have never heard of such a piece larger than a normal cent. It could be a legitimate error caused by striking the planchet without using a collar. However, without inspection, I can tell you anymore about it. I hope this helped. Regards Joe Hylas...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprint 100 dollar bill?, 1996, $100
1996, $100, FRN: Hi Adrian: Thanks for your question. From your description, it sounds like the orange color is likely caused by a bleaching agent, when your bill was left in a jeans pocket, and went through the wash. The black ink is not affected by the bleach when...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted Coin, polar bear, strikes
polar bear, strikes, desire: Hello Denica, Thank you very much for your question. Authentic error strikes are always sought after by collectors and there is currently a very healthy market for error strikes. However, I would need to see a picture of both sides of your coin before I...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mis-strike 1802 draped bust silver dollar, pcgs price guide, draped bust
pcgs price guide, draped bust, old pennies: Here s a link to the PCGS price guide. http://www.pcgs.com/PRICES/PriceGuideDetail.aspx?MS=1&PR=1&SP=1&c=23&title=Draped+Bust+Dollar Before you get too excited, I should warn you there are A LOT of fakes out there. I d take your coin to a local dealer...

Coin Collecting: misprinted ten dollar bill, 2006. $10, FRN
2006. $10, FRN, error: Hi Adam: Thanks for your question. I m not quite sure what you mean by half of the face being double printed. Is it the same design, the front, or the rear of the note that appears on the double printing of your note? I ll answer the best I can, but...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: New york quater in copper., copper nickel, nickel coating
copper nickel, nickel coating, dollar coins: Daniel, The blanks for these coins are cut from long sheets of copper that are supposed to be covered with a silvery-looking copper/nickel coating. If part of the sheet does not get its coating, then the result is what you have -- an unfinished planchet...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Norman Rockwell Saturday Post Tribute, ebay sales, wooden plaque
ebay sales, wooden plaque, norman rockwell: Michael, Unfortunately, yes, it will be hard to find anyone that will pay any more than the silver value for those art rounds . If they are marked with their silver content, or if you have paperwork that states the metal content, that will be helpfull...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: newfoundland 100 dollar bill, canadian 100 dollar bill, ajg
canadian 100 dollar bill, ajg, apprasial: Hello Curtis, Would you be able to send me a picture of your item that way I will be able to give you an accurate apprasial of your items as well as check for any errors/varieties that may be present on your note that could increase the value. I look forward...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Odd Nickel Errors, 1913, 1963
1913, 1963, five cents: Hi Woody: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. With your limited descriptions, and no photos, it would...

Coin Collecting: old coin, laurel wreath, old coin
laurel wreath, old coin, dei gratia: Hi Steve, what you have here is a George III half guinea. The holes have devalued the coin. In pretty good nick they come in around £125. I am afraid I would pin the value of yours to around £40 - £50. The best thing to do is get a nice chain for it and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Paper money, 1950D, $50
1950D, $50, bill: Hi David: Thanks for your question. From your limited description, it sounds like you may have either a solvent or ink smear. You really did not say if the image is blurred or covered. A obverse ink smear would be black and tend to cover the printing,...

Coin Collecting: Pennies, copper vs. zinc cents
copper vs. zinc cents: Hi Laurel, Pennies dated before 1982 are 95% copper. In 1982, the mint changed the composition of the coins, making them in 2 varieties; the traditional 95% copper coins and the current variety which is 99.2% zinc with a .8% copper plating. You can distinguish...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny, mint marks, mint mark
mint marks, mint mark, u s mint: Cents made at the U.S. mint in Philadelphia have never had mint marks on the coins under the year. Thus your 1976 with no mint mark was made in Philadelphia. As 4.6 billion of them were made in Philadelphia in 1976 they are not scarce, Jim Lawnicza...

Coin Collecting: Penny & Quarters, liberty dime, mint condition
liberty dime, mint condition, hylas: Hello April, Unless these are extreme error coins, that statement is not true. 1980 pennies are common and worth about 3 cents in MINT Condition. A 1964 Quarter sells for between $5 and $6. There must be something between the lines that we are missing....

Coin Collecting: Prince William Wedding coins, coin enthusiasts, commemorative coins
coin enthusiasts, commemorative coins, gold coins: Ahmed, it is much much better to put your money into a rarer gold coin; it will appreciate better. Commemorative coins are hugely mass produced and are not generally collected by coin enthusiasts. Find some old henry VIII gold coins or similar- something which...

Coin Collecting: penny, 1948, cent
1948, cent, error: Hi Cody: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or...

Coin Collecting: penny, blank cent, error
blank cent, error, value: Hi Russell: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny, old coins, desireable
old coins, desireable, deb: Deb, Thank you for the picture. You have what s known as an off-center strike error. The most desireable of these are 50% off-center while still showing a complete date. Yours looks to be about 25% off-center and has a partial date. I would estimate...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Quarter dollar, e pluribus unum, kansas state flower
e pluribus unum, kansas state flower, state quarter program: Hi Sherry, This is one of the 50 States Quarters commemorative program, that ran from 1999 to 2008. There were over 500 million of these Kansas quarters minted, so it is not considered rare, and has no collector value. The flower is a sunflower -- the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Quarter Question, 2004, Wisconsin
2004, Wisconsin, quarter: Hi Daniel: Thanks for your question. These colorized quarters are made by private firms (for a profit) after the coins were struck at the mint. They sell on ebay for about $3 to $5 each. They are considered an altered coin, and would have no added numismatic...

Coin Collecting: Quarter Question, collecting coins, washington quarter
collecting coins, washington quarter, poor vision: Jim, Thank you for the excellent picture. What you have appears to be a form of strike doubling -- most likely caused by die erosion. If you notice, the second image is not the same height as the origonal lettering -- this is typical of die erosion....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: quarter with no head, novelty shops, couple dollars
novelty shops, couple dollars, fack: Sharon, Thank you for the picture. Unfortunately, unless you use about 30X magnification, you just can t see well enough in a picture to show the seam where the two pieces come together. If you look just inside the raised rim, on one side or the other,...

Coin Collecting: Re: Varagam, varagam, coin
varagam, coin: Originally a varagam was a Chalukya coin with the figure of a boar, It was also used to refer to gold coins like the Star Pagoda. http://coins.lakdiva.org/british_india/star_pagoda_au.html The term is now used for many types of brass coins of the same...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Russian error coin, thick copper, copper coin
thick copper, copper coin, russian coin: Hi Michael, Sorry for the delay in answering your question, it s been a very busy week here. Double striking and/or overstriking on other coins is not uncommon with these early Russian coppers. They are pretty popular with collectors though. It would be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: re: chinese coin, chinese coins, fantasy design
chinese coins, fantasy design, chinese coin: Hi Becky, This is unfortunately not a genuine coin. It s not a fake either - since this is not a copy of an existing coin. This is a fantasy design that never existed on actual Chinese coins. This means it s a legal novelty piece. If it had the design of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: russian imperial coins., russian imperial coins, novice coin collector
russian imperial coins, novice coin collector, mint state: Hi again Satish, Sorry for the delay in getting to your question. The 1897 15 roubles are fairly common, regardless of variety. The seller is likely hoping for someone who specifically is interested in varieties that will pay more than most people would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Series 1950 C Twenty Dollar Bill, 1950C, $20
1950C, $20, FRN: Hi Again Tom: Thanks for the follow up question. I wasn t exactly sure of an answer on this, so I went to the web. Here is what I found on this site: http://money.howstuffworks.com/question212.htm The counterfeit detector pen is extremely simple. It...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver certificates, 1935A, 1957A
1935A, 1957A, $1: Hi George: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your questions. Condition is always important in establishing the value of your notes and coins. Without photos, or knowing the grade of your items, it will only be a guess as to the value. If you want...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver Dollar, silver moves, ebay
silver moves, ebay, lawniczak: Based on the increase in price of silver recently all silver dollars are worth in the range of $30 just in silver content. The price has been pretty volatile lately and it could easily go up or down if silver moves. To get numismatic value, your piece would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US Silver Dollar 1803 large 3, silver dollars, silver dollar
silver dollars, silver dollar, real deal: Hi Ernie, Yeah, there are a LOT of fakes out there. You need to check the designs on both sides AND the edge, and verify the diameter and weight. This will be a good start. You can find pictures and specs for the coin here : http://www.coinfacts.com/silver_dollars/draped_bust_dollars/1803_silver_dollars/1803_silver_dollar.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver Troy Ounce coin, one troy ounce, silver
one troy ounce, silver, round: Hi Barbara: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. This sounds like one of the countless silver bullion pieces produced during the 1980 s. 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 Standing Liberty $5 Gold coin inset in a ring, gold bullion coins, gold eagles
gold bullion coins, gold eagles, half ounce: If it s the size of a dime, then if it s genuine, it has to be a 1/10th ounce gold eagle. Here s a picture of one : http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230630850364 Take a magnifier and compare to the above one -- if it does not match...

Coin Collecting: State quarters, state quarters, two headed coins
state quarters, two headed coins, two coins: Tobias, what you have is likely a magician coin, where two coins are put together to use in magic tricks. That leads to two headed coins. Those coins usually have a seam on the edge where the two pieces were joined together and it sounds like that is what...

Coin Collecting: Statehood Quarters, statehood quarters, san francisco mint
statehood quarters, san francisco mint, copper nickel: Statehood Quarters from the San Francisco mint were struck in both copper nickel, and silver. They would be proof coins. If you search for PROOF SILVER Statehood Quarters, this will be confirmed. Chances are that they have broken open the proof sets to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: storing coins in paper wrappers, coin rolls, collectible value
coin rolls, collectible value, paper wrappers: Hi John, Using any kind of paper is not suggested if the coins have a collectible value. This method will not keep the coins from marking up the surface of one another. The paper itself can also cause hairlines on the surface of a coin. Of course, for bullion...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Thw Republic of Texas & Government of Texas paper bills, Republic of Texas, Government
Republic of Texas, Government, notes: Hi Kim: Thanks for your question. When asking a question, always provide as much information as possible. Things like the wording, signatures, numbers, and of course the condition go into trying to establish what you have as well as the value. I m not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S. bills, 2003, $5
2003, $5, FRN: Hi Elaine: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Without photos, or knowing the condition of your notes, it is hard to give you an exact value of your items. Your $5 with the ink smear would likely be worth $20 to $75, depending on...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value, 20 cent, Liberty Seated
20 cent, Liberty Seated: Doug- What a great coin to have! The value ranges significantly based on the level of circulation. The current values (as a basic type coin) range from about $90 in Good condition up to about $325 in About Uncirculated. Fine condition is about $125 and about...

Coin Collecting: Value of a 1934 silver certificate, 1934, $1
1934, $1, silver certificate: Hi Cheryl: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your 1934 $1 Silver Certificate would grade no better than Very Good condition, and have an approximate retail value of about $16 to an interested collector. Link for history of the $1...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of commemorative polish coin, proof version, discovery of america
proof version, discovery of america, mint condition: Hi John, This coin is certainly worth more than silver value considering that only 20,000 coins were minted. This currency is not exchangeable. This was the pre-inflation denomination, which in 1995 was changed to the new zloty at a rate of 10,000 zloty...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: William Mackenzie King Token, william mackenzie, mackenzie king
william mackenzie, mackenzie king, parliament buildings: Hello Tom, Thank you very much for your question. These little items are interesting indeed and its a part of a larger set that was issued in 1967 for Canada s 100th Ann. You can actually find a token for every Prime Minister up to that point. Your item...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: World Coin, shiny luster, clipper ship
shiny luster, clipper ship, correct spelling: Hi Rocco, This is a 1 drachma from Greece. It is a common coin with many millions that were made. They are worth a couple of dollars to collectors, but only in perfect condition with shiny luster. One in used condition such as the coin in the picture would...

Coin Collecting: walking liberty siver half dollar, rarity, coins
rarity, coins, mint: Adam, Coin production went way up during the WWII years. There were over 28 million of these coins minted. In circulated condition, these coins are today considered common -- so much so that their value is only for the silver they contain -- currently...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: waterloo and general service medals, Medal, Waterloo
Medal, Waterloo, Military Service Medal: Tim- Thank you for your question. Military service medals are a bit out of my area of expertise. However, the Waterloo Medal is likely worth several thousand dollars or more. The condition, regiment (or other group), and any history about the person the medal...

Coin Collecting: world war 2 pennies, copper pennies, shell casings
copper pennies, shell casings, copper cents: Yes, at all three mints so there are 1944 plain 1944D, 1944S, 1945 plain 1945D and 1945S cents. the 1944 cents were made from 70% copper spent shell casings and 100% copper ignots to have the same copper content as in other years. See http://reviews.ebay.com/1943-and-1944-Steel-and-Copper-Cents_W0QQugidZ10000000001671907...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1.00 Silver Certificate, 1957B, $1
1957B, $1, Silver Certificate: Hi Laura: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your 1957B $1 bill would likely have an approximate retail value of between $2.50 in Very Good condition to $8.00 in Uncirculated condition to an interested collector. Link for history...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1 cent 1968 silver canadian, novice collectors, ebay
novice collectors, ebay, sole intent: Hello Daniel, Very sorry for the lateness of this reply but I was away on business and forgot to inform the Allexperts site before I left. That being said thank you very much for those pictures they were most helpful in appraising your item. I have seen...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1 cent silver 1968 canadian, novice collectors, ebay
novice collectors, ebay, sole intent: Hello Daniel, Very sorry for the lateness of this reply but I was away on business and forgot to inform the Allexperts site before I left. That being said thank you very much for those pictures they were most helpful in appraising your item. I have seen...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $100.00 star w/low serial, star note, crease
star note, crease, serial number: Larry- Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, for that series, a six digit serial number really does not carry a premium and would not be considered a low serial number note. In About Uncirculated condition, it s not worth much over face value. Sincerely,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 100 bill, 1934, 1966
1934, 1966, FRN: Hi Anna: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. A star note is a United States bank note that has an asterisk (*), or star, after the serial number. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing inspects currency for printing errors prior to releasing...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1789 Washington Cent., 1789, Washington
1789, Washington, medal: Hi David: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I m not familiar with the early US pieces. I ll answer the best I can. Perhaps some of the links I provide can aid in establishing what you have. In any case, your piece needs to be looked at...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1792 One Cent Coin, rare coins, image pattern
rare coins, image pattern, piland: William, Along with Royal Oak Mint -- http://www.royaloakmint.com -- there are a couple other mints that make replica coins. One of Royal Oak s specialties is to make error versions of these old, rare coins. You might try going to their website and contacting...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1797 double headed quarter, double headed quarter, mint error
double headed quarter, mint error, lawniczak: Wow, did you write correctly, you have a 1797 double headed quarter? I would suggest you show it to an expert -- there are several possibilities, 1. it is counterfeit and a novelty piece, in which case it has little or no value; 2. there are two real 1797...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1855 BLAKE ASSAYERS 20 DOLLAR CALIFORNIA GOLD COIN, roberta weinstein, california gold
roberta weinstein, california gold, gold coin: Roberta, I would be quite interested in learning more about what you have. Please email images of both sides to me if you can. My direct email address is kathyl@ha.com- that way you can include multiple images in the same email. I look forward to hearing from...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1861 Half Dollar, 1861, confederate
1861, confederate, half: Thank you for the question...I will try to help you as best I can. The restrikes of the Confederate half-dollar have long been a favorite coin of mine. I will let you know what little information I know about them and lead you to how you could verify authenticity....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1861-half dollar, 1861 confederate half, replica
1861 confederate half, replica, value: Hi Jeannette: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With unusual coins like yours, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1862 Ten Cents Summit County Bank Note, 1862, Ten Cents
1862, Ten Cents, Summit County: Hi Eric: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From your photo, the note you have is unnumbered (upper left hand corner), so it was never issued for circulation. It is identified as PM1714 (Standard Catalog of World Paper Money) in Obsolete...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1889 dollar O mint, buffalo nickels, coin tubes
buffalo nickels, coin tubes, morgan dollars: Melessa, Common-date circulated Morgan dollars are worth $25-$28 each. 1977 quarters and dimes have no significant collector value. 1977 dollars in uncirculated condition are worth about $2.00 each. 1976-S quarters are worth about 75 cents each...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1889 Silver Dollar, 1889P, Morgan Dollar
1889P, Morgan Dollar, VAM: Hi Sandy: Thanks for your question. I m not quite sure if you want to know just the varieties for the 1889P Morgan Dollar, or VAM Varieties in general, so I ll provide specific information for that date and links you can check out for other varieties. There...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1893 Chicago coin, blarney castle, brooklyn museum
blarney castle, brooklyn museum, chicago coin: Summer, You have a souvenir from the 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago. You can find more information about the Irish Village and the Blarney Castle on the following links : http://www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/2785065678/ http://rebeccaedwards.org/plaisance.html...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1900 silver Canadian quarter, canadian quarter, moose head
canadian quarter, moose head, elizabeth ii: Hello Joanne, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1909 EdwardVII 3, pence piece, english monarch
pence piece, english monarch, maundy money: Hi Gert, this is a three pence piece from Maundy set. A Maundy set has 4 coins in it, from 1 penny to 4 pence. they are all the same design, except the denomination. For 1909 a set would be worth around £150. the coin you have on its own is worth about £15....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1911/1924 double head penny, real, wheat pennies, mercury dimes
wheat pennies, mercury dimes, mint product: Mike, it is hard to imagine that this piece could have been legitimately made at the mint -- there would still have to be a 1911 obverse die lying around 13 years later in 1924. Unless a mint employee concocted it. Anyway, you say the coin has not been...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1911 2 1/2 Dollar Gold Piece, dollar gold piece, quarter eagles
dollar gold piece, quarter eagles, quarter eagle: James, The D mintmark -- if it has one -- would be located on the reverse, just to the left of the arrowheads, as pictured here : http://www.coinfacts.com/quarter_eagles/indian_head_quarter_eagles/1911d_quarter_eagle.htm I hope this helps, Dan...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1925 liberty silver dollar, liberty silver dollar, peace dollars
liberty silver dollar, peace dollars, uncirculated condition: Joyce, A picture would have really helped, however I will do my best ... 1925 is considered a common date for Peace Dollars. In circulated condition, it s prettymuch a bullion item -- worth about $30, whether it s lightly or heavily worn. A really...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1928 wilhelmina koningin der nederlanden 10 cents, mint marks, nederlanden
mint marks, nederlanden, koningin: Hi Michelle, The P, D, S mint marks are only found on Netherlands coins from the early 1940 s. Coins before that only had privy marks, which are on the left and right below the date, between the date and wreath. Unfortunately it s a common date and in circulated...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 $100 Bills, 1934, $100
1934, $100, FRN: Hi Steve: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your 1934 $100 bills are Federal Reserve Notes. The Crisp Uncirculated notes would have an approximate retail value of about $325 each to an interested collector. The creased not would retail...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 $20 bill Minneapolis, MN mint, 1934A, $20
1934A, $20, FRN: Hi Barb: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Series 1934A $20 bills are quite common, so there isn t much of a premium over face value, especially for ones with an average amount of wear. If it s like you state, in close to uncirculated...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1935F series, 1935F, currency
1935F, currency, print date: Hi David: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I m guessing you mean a 1935 F Series $1 silver certificate. Each denomination and series had a different print run. The 1935 F Series $1 silver certificates were printed from 12/31/57 to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1936 one penny, proof coin, one penny
proof coin, one penny, mirror: Hi Wayne, Unfortunately this coin is shiny due to being cleaned. A proof coin would not be all shiny. The raised features like the portrait and wording would have a frosted look and the fields in between would be almost like a mirror. It would not be shiny...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1937 & 1973 CDN dollar bills, signatures ottawa, deputy governor
signatures ottawa, deputy governor, dollar bills: Hello Tina, Thank you very much for your questions. Could you send me a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varities that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1941 dime w/ penny back, 1941, dime
1941, dime, wheat cent back: Hi Tamara: Thanks for the question. Your coin is a magic coin used to trick people. It is an interesting conversation piece, and they usually sell for a few dollars. It has no added numismatic value, as it was altered and made from two real, but different...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943-s steel penny, 1943S, cent
1943S, cent, missing number in date: Hi Lisa: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. The photo that came with your question suggests you have a filled die error. A filled die occurs when grease, dirt and metal particles compact into a die. The dies that strike coins are recessed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1944 ecuadoe coin, digital caliper, correct details
digital caliper, correct details, silver content: Hi Buboy, Considering the diameter this coin would indeed be a counterfeit. Since the weight is correct, it means that if the coin were the right diameter it would be too light. It is likely made from debased silver, which is a low amount of silver mixed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1953 A Red Seal $5, 1953A, $5
1953A, $5, US Note: Hi Richard: Thanks for your question. A United States Note, also known as a Legal Tender Note, is a type of paper money that was issued from 1862 to 1971 in the U.S. Having been current for over 100 years, they were issued for longer than any other form...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1958p lincoln cent error, DDO, RPM
DDO, RPM, strike doubling: Darrick- There are a huge number of varieties for the Lincoln Cent series. It s hard to determine from the partial image of your 1958 cent whether it is a DDO (doubled-die obverse) or strike doubling. Either way, the error is minor in the scheme of things...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1958p lincoln cent error, coins, lincoln
coins, lincoln, reply: Hello Very sorry for the latness of this reply but I was away on business for the past week. Is it possible for you to send me a picture of the date on this coin? The double strike is extremely slight on this item if apparent at all. Thank you very much,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1958p lincoln cent error, 1958P, lincoln cent
1958P, lincoln cent, error: Hi Darrick: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I really can not pick up the doubling very well from the photo you sent. I m not current in all of the known or cataloged doubled dies. Some types of machine doubling can be very deceiving,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 Kennedy half, 1964, Kennedy
1964, Kennedy, Half: Hi Jorgen: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I know of no normal production strike with accented hair. Your coin should be looked at by an expert. For more information on this variety and photos, see: http://kennedyhalfguide.com/1964-accented-hair-variety-kennedy-half-dollar/...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 Kennedy half, Kennedy
Kennedy: Jorgen- I appreciate your question. I checked with an expert on Kennedy Half Dollars regarding the question you posed. According to James Wiles’ The Kennedy Half Dollar Book (1998), “It is suspected that several million coins were struck before the Second...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 KENNEDY HALF DOLLAR, kennedy half dollar
kennedy half dollar: Hello Ralph, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item. I greatly look...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 Kennedy half dollar double face, 1964, Kennedy
1964, Kennedy, Half: Hi Kelmy: Thanks for the question. I get questions like this from time to time. I m guessing you mean your coin has two heads, one on each side, and not a coin with doubling on the face. Your coin is very likely a magic coin used to trick people when...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1968 canadian penny silver, mint condition, copper
mint condition, copper: Hello Daniel, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1971 Quarter, cut small?, outer rim, coin show
outer rim, coin show, worth hundreds: Rissa, It s possible your coin was struck on a nickel or dime blank (instead of a quarter blank), which would make it worth hundreds of dollars. However, it could also have been altered, which would be worthless. First hand examination by an expert...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Dime with Perfect circular indent, toonie, conversation piece
toonie, conversation piece, perfect circle: Hello Mimi, Thank you very much for your question and follow up. Sadly this is only damage and was not generated by any process that would deem this item collectible or valuable to any collector. In fact I have seen a few items like this over the years...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 canada $100 bill, letter prefix, pin holes
letter prefix, pin holes, bouey: Hello Joey, Thank you very much for your question. What you have there is a 1975 Canadian $100.00 bill signed by J.W. Crow and G.K. Bouey with a 3 letter prefix in Extremely Fine (EF) condition. This item is what we would consider to be a “plain Jane” example...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1980 2 Dollar Bahama Coin Value, bahamas, $2
bahamas, $2: Thank you for your question Tim. Since 1969, Bahamian coins are struck at the Royal Mint in England and the Franklin Mint in the United States. Your coin was produced at the Franklin Mint. Examples were struck in copper-nickel and silver. There were three...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1980D penny, feltner, jewelry stores
feltner, jewelry stores, resolution photo: I wouldn t give up on it just from one person s opinion. If you would like I will give you my personal email and I can give you instructions to send it to me. I would be more than happy to check it out and give my final opinion. I would do that for free...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1982 OFF COLORED PENNY, copper color, ocala florida
copper color, ocala florida, peeny: Hi John, What color is it? They made two types of pennies in 1982. One was copper and the other was zinc with a copper coloring. Is it possible that the copper color has worn off or was removed? Tell me what you see. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1982 penny markings, whitman coin folder, zinc
whitman coin folder, zinc, dt: Monte, Dt is the abbreviation for the word Date . So Sm Dt is small date and Lg Dt is large date. The date sizes should be visibly different when holding the coins side-by-side. Copper and zinc can only be determined by weight -- copper is 3.1 grams...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1993 penny misstrike, penny, error
penny, error, grease: Vanessa, Thank you for the question. It seems to me that what you may have is an error caused by grease filled dies. Since the presses at the mint are large, moving machines, there is a need to use a lubricant to keep all the parts working properly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 coins, 1882 Morgan, Mexico 8 Reales
1882 Morgan, Mexico 8 Reales: Ed, Your coin from Mexico is likely worth a little bit above the price of an ounce of silver (it contains 0.7859 ounces, but likely has at least some value above that, although not a lot). I m assuming your 1882 coin is a Morgan dollar. Look below the eagle...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 headed 50 cent piece, 150th anniversary, half dollar
150th anniversary, half dollar, sesquicentennial: Hi Ron, You have a 1926 Sesquicentennial Half Dollar. These were minted to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the United States. There were 141,120 of them minted. There s a picture of one here : http://www.coinfacts.com/commemoratives/half_dollar_commems/sesqui_half_dollar.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $20 bill printing error, 1993, $20
1993, $20, FRN: Hi Ted: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. From your description, it seems like your either have an obstruction or a board break. If you want to send a photo, my e-mail address is coingye@yahoo.com I can better tell what you may...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2003 Alabama D, 2003D, Alabama
2003D, Alabama, quarter: Hi Stoddard: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US 20th c coin questions, susan b anthony dollar coins, buffalo nickle
susan b anthony dollar coins, buffalo nickle, buffalo nickel: Values as follows : susan b anthony dollar coins (1979) -- $1.00 each eisenhower silver dollars (1972 to 1974) -- $1.05 each 2000 american indian dollar coins - $1.00 each 1923 silver dollar - $27 to $35 kennedy half-dollars : 1964 = $12 each --- 1965-70...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $5.00 Nat'l Bank Note dated 1923 from Franklin National Bank of Jersey City, 1923, $5
1923, $5, National Currency: Hi Again Lynn: Thanks for the opportunity to answer another of your questions. I would recommend you get at least two estimates from professional coin dealers (PNG) or (NGC). I ve listed two links for you to find them in your area. Link: http://www.pngdealers.com/dealersearch.php...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 500$ bill issued in 1864, Confederate $500
Confederate $500: Daniel, Thank you for your question and the image. Unfortunately it appears that you have a replica rather than a genuine note. There are several differences, including that there would be a white area where the signatures are. I have attached an image of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Aluminum Penny?, 1982D, cent
1982D, cent, thin: Hi Jonathan: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bicentennial coin collection of federal & state seals, coins collection, state seals
coins collection, state seals, wilbert inc: Unfortunately, a lot of these privately issued items before the age of the Internet can be very difficult to locate information on. Your best bet is to keep looking for sale listings online to see if anyone includes that information in their descriptions....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bicentennial coin collection of federal & state seals, coins collection, state seals
coins collection, state seals, wilbert inc: Unfortunately, a lot of these privately issued items before the age of the Internet can be very difficult to locate information on. Your best bet is to keep looking for sale listings online to see if anyone includes that information in their descriptions....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bicentennial Gold Coin, northwest territorial mint, usa 1776
northwest territorial mint, usa 1776, mount mckinley: Joseph, All I can really tell you is that this did not come from the U.S. Mint, but rather some company that called themselves Northwest Territorial Mint and probably are no longer in existance. Being privately minted, it is very unlikely that there...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bicentennial Quarter, Bi-Centennial, quarter
Bi-Centennial, quarter, missing details: Hi Linda: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the overall appearance, the condition, the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bicentinnial Quarter, Bi-Centennial, quarter
Bi-Centennial, quarter, missing details: Hi Linda: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. When asking a question, especially with odd or unusual coins, always provide as much information about your piece as possible. This helps to pinpoint what you may have. I ll answer your question...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: British coin questions, british coin, qeii
british coin, qeii, sheilds: Hi Yo, you don t have much of any great value here. Your shilling is worth $1.50 and your ten pence is about 50 cents, so much better to use for skimming down at the river. 1953 was, indeed, the year of QEII s coronation and what you have there is a Coronation...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian $100 Bill - 1975, canadian 100 dollar bill, bouey
canadian 100 dollar bill, bouey, ajf: Hello Logan, Thank you very much for your question. What you have here is a 1975 Canadian $100.00 bill with J.W. Crow and G.K. Bouey signatures. For this particular item it is a “plain jane” example with a common prefix (AJF) and no existing varieties that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian coin follow up, canadian coin, mintage
canadian coin, mintage, maple leaf: Hello Yo, This is a 1947 Canadian 1 cent piece (without the Maple Leaf) in VF-30 condition there were 31,093,901 of these coins minted. The book value on this item is currently 0.25 cents. This item has no resellable value to collectors yet. Also, just...

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

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian Paper Money, canadian paper money, dominion of canada
canadian paper money, dominion of canada, five cents: Hello Tiffany, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin, nazi germany, great shape
nazi germany, great shape, pfennig: Hi John, This is a 5 pfennig from Nazi Germany. The coins are made of zinc and usually have white spots where the metal has begun to corrode. The 1944-D (Munich mint) is one of the more common dates/mints with over 26 million of them made. In great shape...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin found, pillar, dollar
pillar, dollar, spanish: Pierre, Thank you for your question. Ill try to help as much as possible. What it looks like you have here is a Spanish Pillar Dollar also known as a piece of eight. Perhaps you have heard of a quarter being called 2 bits before. This is because back...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin value, lady diana spencer, edrick
lady diana spencer, edrick, coin value: Hello Edrick, check here to see which particular coin you have: http://www.24carat.co.uk/1981royalweddingcrowncollection.html That should give you an approximate value. In general they are not of high worth and the best way to try to sell it is on Ebay;...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin value and info, Reales, Carolus IIII
Reales, Carolus IIII, 1793: Linda- Thanks for your inquiry. It sounds like you have a replica of an 8 Reales coin from Spain (based on the fact it says replica and also the weight because the genuine examples weigh approximately 27 grams). The 8 reales coins were widely used around the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I have some coins, gold stamp, queen victoria
gold stamp, queen victoria, ct gold: Hi Islam, Sorry about the delay in getting to your question. This is a novelty medallion from modern times. Coins like this from 1913 would have George V, as Victoria dies in 1901. Also, they would not have a gold stamp like the 22kt on this piece. This...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coins, mint mark, weimar republic
mint mark, weimar republic, german coin: Hi again John, Sorry for the delay in answering your question. The coin you mention is a 5 reichspfennig from the Weimar Republic period of German history, in between the world wars. It s also fairly common with many millions made. The value range is the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Collector Value vs Spot Price, silver, investment
silver, investment, coins: Sean, Thank you for your question... It truly depends on what your intentions are with the silver. Overall I would say that collector coins historically have brought more of a profit potential, however, over the last few years silver bullion has dwarfed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: conflict resolution regarding king George V gold coin, dragon slaying knight, fake coins
dragon slaying knight, fake coins, better luck next time: I am sorry Islam, there is nothing unusual about this coin and it is not of any rare value. What you have here is a poor fake. Coins like this often come out of the far east and this total lack of attention to detail (wrong year for the monarch) is common....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: About your "Delaware penny", 1976, cent
1976, cent, state stamped: Hi Dorothy: Thanks for the opportunity of answering your question. There is limited added collector value to it since the cent was modified by a private entity after it left the mint. They sell on ebay from time to time for a dollar or two a piece to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dollar bills, 1981, $1
1981, $1, 32 notes: Hi Jane: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I found one sheet of 32 posted on ebay for $288.88. See: http://cgi.ebay.com/RARE-1981-Uncut-Sheet-32-1-Bills-UNC-s-Bay-Buchanan-/170651649926?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27bba18786#ht_2000wt_889...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Dominion of Canada - $0.25 Bills, shin plasters, shin plaster
shin plasters, shin plaster, dominion of canada: Hello Logan, Thank you very much for your questions. The first note that you have is a “Shin Plaster” from 1900. This particular note is in VF condition signed by Boville and is worth $25.00 This note is in exceptional condition considering how much usage...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: doolar coins, presidential, dollar
presidential, dollar, error: Nancy, Thank you for the question. As far as the Presidential and Sacagawea dollars that are missing the edge lettering goes I must admit I am a novice as well. I have seen many different types and have even bought and sold a few. The current market...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ebgraved pennies, penny, state
penny, state, states: Kyle, Thank you for the question. Yes, I believe that there have been a few companies who have made these engraved pennies. My best guess would be to check somewhere like Ebay, or do some internet searches to see if anyone has any to sell. I will let...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error coin, 1911, Liberty
1911, Liberty, nickel: Hi Sue: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error coinage, Indian, penny
Indian, penny, cent: Codey, Thank you for your question. I have done a bit of research on this particular topic and have not found any definitive answers. My first source that I went to was the Red Book. It is the most common of coin books published yearly and it did...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error note, $20, FRN
$20, FRN, missing face printing: Hi Adam: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. You do not indicate the actual grade, but notes in Extra Fine to About Uncirculated condition with this type of error are worth approximately $250 to $500 to an interested collector. Link...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Error Note, 1981A, $1
1981A, $1, FRN: Hi Paul: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. A star note is a United States bank note that has an asterisk (*), or star, after the serial number. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing inspects currency for printing errors prior to releasing...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Error Penny, coin shop, chas
coin shop, chas, good luck: Chas, What you have is known as a brockage error. Here is a website that explains how this happens : http://forumancientcoins.com/Articles/brockage/ If you send pictures of your coin to an error dealer I know, he should be able to give you an...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Have error printing, etc of 1985 $20 bill, 1985m $20, FRN
1985m $20, FRN, misaligned front printing: Hi Ronald: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. From your description, it seems like you have a sheet alignment error that resulted in a cutting error. The serial numbers and seals are in the correct location, but because of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1797 double headed quarter, copper
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1797 double headed quarter, copper

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Dime with Perfect circular indent, perfect circle
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Dime with Perfect circular indent, perfect circle

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of an old indian coin, two coins
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of an old indian coin, two coins

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Foreign material in coin, coloured material, canadian penny
coloured material, canadian penny, inset: Hello EG, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly look...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Foreign paper money, King Alfonxo X, Phillipines Victory
King Alfonxo X, Phillipines Victory: Sheryl- Thank you for your question. The catalog number for the note from Spain is Pick 146a and the portrait on the face is King Alfonso X. The library and museum building in Madrid is pictured on the back. Depending on the condition, if you hold it up to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I found a bicentenial dollar and can't tell if they are errors?, bicentennial coins, mint mark
bicentennial coins, mint mark, variety type: Kirk, While there were 3-coin sets for the bicentennial coins, they all were S mintmarked coins -- yours is a D mintmark. The chipping on the face and the grooves in the lettering and the obverse scratch are all due to contact with other coins --...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Found an old token, magdalen, lettering
magdalen, lettering, token: Hello Trevor, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: FX, currency converter, exchange rate
currency converter, exchange rate: T- Thank you for your question. There are several currency converter websites, such as www.xe.com that you can consult for current exchange rates. Collectors love high denomination notes such as those, so they likely have more numismatic value than exchange...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: german mark, Reichsmark, Hansemann
Reichsmark, Hansemann, watermark: Valerie- Thank you for your question. Based on the scan, it appears you have a 50 Reichsmark dated 30.3.1933 featuring a portrait of David Hansemann at right. The catalog number would be Pick 182. There are two varieties. One has a watermark of David Hansemann...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: greek coin, greek, jewelry
greek, jewelry, necklace: Chris- Thank you for your question. I would need to seen an image of the other side of the coin to be of more assistance, but the majority of the coins used in jewelry are actually replicas and I believe that s the case with the item you have based on what...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: help, quarter, error
quarter, error, one: Tim, Thank you for your question. I will try to help as best I can... My initial thoughts are that there are 2 ways that this could have happened. The first way, and the most common, is that someone has milled off the reverse side of the coin. This...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ????? any idea what this coin is?????, halfpenny, farthing
halfpenny, farthing, quarter size: Hi Jeff, This is a British farthing or halfpenny, depending on size. Both have teh same designs, but the farthing is around quarter size while the halfpenny is closer to a US half dollar in size. This one would be from the 1730 s to 1750 s. Unfortunately...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: IOH.HEIN SCHNEIDER 1837, ioh, revolutionary war
ioh, revolutionary war, hein: Thanks for the other photo. Everything about it to me points to it being a button. Some of the buttons of that time period and earlier were quite decorative. I wish I could be of more help, but I really know very little about buttons other than some Revolutionary...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: What Kind of Coin Is This ?, metal alloys, ludwig ii
metal alloys, ludwig ii, smallest coin: Hi William, This is a piece of antique play money or spielgeld / spielmunze as it is called in German. This one would be from the mid 1860 s to mid 1880 s, which was the reign of Ludwig II. It is designed after a 10 mark coin from Bavaria. The actual 10...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Knights of Malta, La Vallette Medal by gregori, e mail address, knights of malta
e mail address, knights of malta, country hope: Hi Matheu, I have no way of contacting that person directly, their e-mail address is not visible to me on this site. What I have done is gone back to that question and revised it to add your proposition. Georgi will receive an e-mail with the message. I...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Large Cent error's, large cents, die breaks
large cents, die breaks, value: Hi Mark: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I m not an expert on U.S. Large Cents or the different varieties. These are classified as varieties because they are not caused from the striking of the coin, but from a defect or variation...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: large silver certificate, rita rita, value of old currency
rita rita, value of old currency, abe lincoln: Rita, condition is much of the value of old currency. So I can t really tell you as I am not sure what you mean by fair condition. The old 1898 and 1899 certificates are fairly sought after and do have some good value. Try going to www.ebay.com and do...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Liberia presidential coin collection, coin store, coin shows
coin store, coin shows, coin show: Eileen, I suggest you find a coin show, where there will be a number of dealers, and get a couple quotes from them -- somebody will know their true value. Check the following websites for listings of coin shows in your area : http://www.coinshows.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: off metal, zinc coated steel, steel penny
zinc coated steel, steel penny, hand evaluation: Hi Frank, First you re going to have to find out if it really is zinc, or just zinc plated. Get it weighed. If 31.1 grams or more, ii s just zinc plated -- no collector value. A 1943 type zinc-coated steel penny will weigh 2.7 grams, and a modern copper-coated...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted coins, error
error: Kin- Thank you for your question. There are a lot of different factors that affect the value of error coins, including the type of error and degree of the error, the type of coin, the condition of that coin, the quantity of examples that have been discovered,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted quarter, coin blank, jennifer jennifer
coin blank, jennifer jennifer, coin collector: Jennifer, This is known as a blank planchet error. Usually this happens when a coin blank gets stuck in the corner of a coin bin and never gets dumped into the hopper for the coin press. Then the bin is used to catch coins coming out of the press, and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: missing mint stamp, mint stamps, nickles
mint stamps, nickles, mints: Stephen. The main mint in Philadelphia did not start adding P mintmarks to their coins until 1980. Prior to that, if a coin did not have a mintmark, it just meant it came from the main mint (in Philadelphia) as opposed to one of the branch mints like...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: NEED TO KNOW, buffalo nickel, eisenhower dollar
buffalo nickel, eisenhower dollar, silver nickel: Gloria, Thank you for the question. I will try to value the coins for you in order that you wrote them. 1) Buffalo Nickel: 1936 is a common year and will start out being worth around 25 cents on up depending on condition. 2) $2 red seal will start...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: netherland 1952 1G and 1947 1/4G, copper nickel, netherlands east indies
copper nickel, netherlands east indies, antilles netherlands: The 1947 1/4 Gulden has 0.0737 ounces of silver and is not worth much more, if any, than the silver value. Regarding the others- with the Morgans I need to know the dates and the mintmark (if there is one). The mintmark would be located underneath the center...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: odd coin, 1999, quarter
1999, quarter, no clad center: Hi Marian: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. You did not say if your coin has a mint mark. If your coin has an S mintmark on the obverse, it is likely struck in 90% silver. The U.S. Mint began producing silver quarters again in 1992...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old $20 bills, serial number blocks, scott lindquist
serial number blocks, scott lindquist, replacement bills: Jed, Unfortunately there do not appear to be any stand out notes among that group. The 1934 and 1950B notes are worth some amount over face depending upon exactly how they grade. If the notes you listed as being in brand new condition do not have any folds,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old coins, buffalo nickels, mercury dimes
buffalo nickels, mercury dimes, liberty nickels: Hello Andrew, Thank you very much for your questions. Could you send me a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old coins, I dont know there worth., old coins, espana 1975
old coins, espana 1975, world coins: Karen- Thank you for your question and the good information you provided about the various coins. Unfortunately, none of the coins have value much beyond face value. However, it s still a neat grouping of coins from several different countries and is a fun...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old coins, I dont know there worth., american coins, old coins
american coins, old coins, quarter dollar: Karen, Thank you for your question. All of these coins are quite common and are ones that we would just use as pocket change here in the states. Where your monetary system consists of euros and cents, ours consists of dollars and cents, and of course...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old Korean Money, South Korea, Won
South Korea, Won, Yi Hwang: Sommer- Thank you for your question. Based on the photo, the note appears to be a 1000 Won that is Pick #47. Yi Hwang is pictured at right on the face. The design on the back is the Tosansowon Academy. There is a watermark of Yi Hwang that you may be able...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: overstrike, lawniczak, best guess
lawniczak, best guess, obverse: Monica, an expert would have to see your coin to tell for sure, but my best guess is that someone hammered the Canadian reverse into the Lincoln cent. If so, the image should be reversed. Just put the Lincoln cent on a table with the Canadian cent on top...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: panda coins, american numismatic association, panda coins
american numismatic association, panda coins, panda coin: Jenna, There is no specific gold sellers organiation. The ANA (American Numismatic Association) does have a website with listings of member dealers : http://www.money.org/ana_custom/dealer_search/dealer_search.cfm You could visit a couple of them...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Paper DIX FRANCS, Dix Francs, 10 Francs
Dix Francs, 10 Francs, Banque de France: Edie- Thank you for your question. There are six varieties of 10 Francs notes issued from 1941-49. Two different varieties have 1941 dates. The 11.9.1941 (September 11, 1941) example is catalog number 99a and has a catalog value of $12.50 in Very Good condition,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: pennies, 1969D, Lincoln cent
1969D, Lincoln cent, error: Hi Freddrick: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Please Help!!!!, german state, couple hours
german state, couple hours, gulden: Hi Hays, This is a silver 2 thaler from the German State of Hamburg. Depending on condition, it can be worth anywhere from around $50 for a coin with heavy wear up to $1,000+ for one in perfect condition with luster. If you can attach a clear picture of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: pope john paul II coins, pope john paul II, b.h. mayers mint
pope john paul II, b.h. mayers mint, gold quest: Katie, Thank you for your question. Those types of materials have collector value, but not necessarily within the coin collecting community as much. A variety of sites are offering them for sale, including eBay. Some are asking $1000 for the set, but I don...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: President U S Grant 15th Admendment Political Token, 15th ammendment, value
15th ammendment, value, token: Hi Steve: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I m not familiar with your token, but I believe I found one listed (under 15th Amendment token) and sold by Stack s. The group of four sold for $120. I m sure they can provide more information....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: quarter, 1982, quarter
1982, quarter, AL under hair: Hi Rodger: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. When asking a question, especially with odd or unusual coins, always provide as much information about your piece as possible. This helps to pinpoint what you may have. Attaching a photo...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: quarter miss minted?, quarter, error
quarter, error, radiating: John, Thank you for the question. One of the things I like to do with an error coin is first determine how in the minting process the error could have taken place. This one has me stumped. It is obviously an Illinois State Quarter, however, I m pretty...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: quarters, Washington, quarter
Washington, quarter, circular markings: Hi Jim: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Is my quater rare? My quarter has an incorret D, error, bicentennial
error, bicentennial: Teresa, Good eye! It does appear that the mintmark was not properly punched. The most well-known error for the Denver Bicentennial Quarters is a doubling of the word Liberty and some of those examples can bring several hundred dollars. If the mintmark is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: question on Eisenhower Gold Dollar with mini coins, 1972, 1975
1972, 1975, Ike $1: Hi Melinda: Thanks for the opportunity of answering your question. I m not familiar with these coins. One of the more famous ones are struck on Lincoln cents, Kennedy looks at Lincoln , was stuck for various years. Your Ike Dollars had the different...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: sacagawea coin, www usmint gov, native american woman
www usmint gov, native american woman, five arrows: Iris, Did you check the edge? The date and mintmark were moved to the edge in 2009. The reverse design was also changed from the flying eagle design : The 2009 Native American $1 Coin reverse features a Native American woman planting seeds in a field...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Series of 1934 C - $10.00 bill, 1934C
1934C: Linda- Thank you for your inquiry. That note is a (Friedberg) Fr. 2008-B. Although it s always hard to grade a note based on images because some issues cannot be detected without personal examination, it appears to be in Fine to Very Fine condition and would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: SF Mint Assy Office Bag of $50 in 1972 Pennies, coin collection, value
coin collection, value, 1972: Hi Ron: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your questions. First, a jewelry store is a bad idea. I hope you did not accept his offer. You wouldn t go to a coin shop to get an estimate on the value of a watch or fine jewelry, so to go to this kind...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: one sided penny, One sided, error
One sided, error: John- Thank you for your question. For the most part (with some exceptions) modern British error coins do not sell for a lot of money. One thing that is tricky about one-sided coins is that people sometimes file one side of the coin down and smooth it to make...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver Certificate, 1923 Silver Certificate, star
1923 Silver Certificate, star, replacement: Kathy- It s great that you ve done some research and you re right that it never hurts to check! There are three different signature combinations for the 1923 $1 Silver Certificates. The Speelman-White signature combination is known as a Friedberg (Fr.) 237,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver certificate bill with south pole stamp, $1, silver certificate
$1, silver certificate, south pole: Hi Jill: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Check your notes date and series, The is no 1935A. A 1934A and a 1953A exists. Your $1 bill with either date would likely have an approximate retail value of about $10 in Very Good condition...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver dime, wheat pennies, wheat penny
wheat pennies, wheat penny, common wheat: Hi Shanna, Your 1952 dime is currently worth $2.40 -- based on the current price of silver. Common wheat pennies are worth about 2.5 cents apiece. Your unstamped penny is worth a dollar or two. The most rare wheat penny is the 1909 with an S ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver italian coin, foreign coins, united states coins
foreign coins, united states coins, luck steve: Bea, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately I am not the expert to ask about foreign coins. I am an expert of United States coins. I would advise you to find someone in All Experts who specilizes in foreign coins and currency. I know there are...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver Italian coin, italian rule, tallero
italian rule, tallero, 5 lire: Hi Bea, This is a tallero or 5 lire from the Eritrea under Italian rule. They are fairly scarce coins, but are pretty easy to find in circulated condition. A typical coin with not much wear is in the $100 to $150 range. If you would like to attach a clear...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: son found a coin, token, value
token, value, one pack of cigarettes: Hi Brian: Thanks for picking me to answer your question. When asking a question, especially with tokens, always provide as much information about your piece as possible. This helps to pinpoint what you may have. Attaching a photo would also help. I ll...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Spain 1733, genuine example, conversation pieces
genuine example, conversation pieces, pnas: Joshua, There s something about the look of those particular counterfeits that is hard to describe. The coins starting showing up a few decades ago (1970s I believe). One of the stories is that a well-known treasure salvor created the coins and passed them...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: A Standing Liberty $5 Gold coin inset in a ring, gold bullion coins, gold eagles
gold bullion coins, gold eagles, half ounce: If it s the size of a dime, then if it s genuine, it has to be a 1/10th ounce gold eagle. Here s a picture of one : http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230630850364 Take a magnifier and compare to the above one -- if it does not match...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Star Note, star note, face value
star note, face value, serial number: Dawn- Thank you for your question. At this point, it s not likely worth much more than face value, if any. Exceptions would be if the note has a fancy serial number or low serial number. However, you might want to hold onto it in the event that the note will...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S. state quarters, Massachusetts, quarter
Massachusetts, quarter, value: Hi BreeAnna: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From your description, you likely have what is called a colorized quarter. It is not rare. These are made by private firms (for a profit) after the coins were struck at the mint. They sell...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: unusual dime, 1967, dime
1967, dime, no reeding: Hi Katie: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. When asking a question, especially with errors, always provide as much information about your piece as possible. This helps to pinpoint what you may have. Attaching a photo would also help....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of dollar round, pattern, silver round
pattern, silver round: Linda- A pattern coin would be worth considerable money, but generally it would include United States of America and/or some other obvious legend, although it might not have a date. In some cases, genuine coins of certain types might be beyond the means...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of an old indian coin, gupta dynasty, hanuman
gupta dynasty, hanuman, indian god: Jags- The item you have is a brass Indian Temple Token. The side that appears to be a barter system due to the wear actually depicts Rama and Sita seated on a throne with an umbrella above them. Also depicted are three attendants. Hanuman is seated below the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: WWII German coin/token, german bird, german coin
german bird, german coin, swastika: Frank, I checked with a friend of mine who has more familiarity with German material. He believes it to be a token of some sort. Unfortunately, the image is too blurred to be able to read the text which might have provided more information to go off of. I...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 10 Cent French coin from 1814 with a N in a wreath, littleton coin company, standard catalog of world coins
littleton coin company, standard catalog of world coins, french siege: Hi Joseph, Sorry about the delay in getting to your question. I m a big fan of Littleton coin company. This coin was issued by and is listed under France, but is actually from Antwerp in Belgium, while under French siege. They are not particularly scrace...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1776 foreign coin, laurel branches, royal crest
laurel branches, royal crest, laurel branch: Hi Carol, This is a silver 20 kreuzer coin from the German state of Bavaria. They are not particularly scarce, but are popular with collectors. A decent coin with some wear, but all details visible is worth in the $20-$30 range. The value jumps dramatically...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1824 American Dime Bust, 1824, capped
1824, capped, bust: Logan, Thanks for the question... From what I can tell, this is a relatively common coin. I can say that yes, the coin was drilled after it was made by someone probably wanting to wear it as a necklace. As to the value, unfortunately with a hole it...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1855 Napoleon coin, napoleon iii, precise value
napoleon iii, precise value, seel: Hi Nikki, this is a relatively ordinary coin but you have not given me the denomination so I cannot yet give you a value. the upside down head is perfectly normal on coin of this type; called inverse minting. BARRE is the name of the engraver who designed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1867-1967 Coin & Stamp Presentation, heraldry badges, canadian coins
heraldry badges, canadian coins, coin shops: Hello Heather, This question just came into my inbox then - it must have been stuck or something. These collectors cards have a bit of value with them but normally are sold as novelities. I often see them going for about $50.00 or there abouts at collectible/coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1867 hong kong queen victoria silver dollar, queen victoria, mint condition
queen victoria, mint condition, silver dollar: Hi Betty, Sorry for the delay in getting to your question. Typically weighing the coin is a quick way to get an idea. A mint condition coin should weigh 27.1 grams. However, if your coin has wear, it is expected to be slightly lower. The normal weight really...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1883 faked 5$ gold coin, 1883, racketeer
1883, racketeer, nickel: Hi Again Eugene: I answered that in my original reply. The V is on the reverse of the coin. While the real $5 gold coins had reeding, some of the faked five cent pieces were plated and attempted to be passed with no reeding cut into it. Both types of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1894 coin negociacion del doctor, del doctor, eye appeal
del doctor, eye appeal, centavo: Hi Earl, This is actually quite a rare token you have. It s a mining token from the Mexican state of Queretaro. I m aware of the 10 and 20 centavo denominations, but there may be others as well. In medium condition, it s worth $300-$500 depending on overall...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1901 Gold Russian Coin, mint master, gold bullion
mint master, gold bullion, russian coin: Hi Nicola, The edge looks normal for these coins, though the surface looks like it has been cleaned. This coin is not a proof, but appears to be uncirculated details with cleaning by rubbing with a cloth. In this condition it would sell for only a little...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 100 dollar bill note, 1914, 7-G
1914, 7-G, $100: Hi Tina: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your note is from Chicago, is identified as a FR-1108, and quite scarce. You don t give the condition of your note. It would have an approximate retail value of at least $375 and up to an interested...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 Nach Paris Medallion, 1914 Nach Paris Medallion
1914 Nach Paris Medallion: Donald, Thank you for your question. I m sorry for the delay in my response. I put a vacation notice on my account because I was wrapped up for several weeks cataloging for our upcoming Long Beach auction, but your message appears to have snuck in. You...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1915 Serbian coin, mint state, ebay
mint state, ebay, alignment: Hi Seann, I had answered this question a couple days ago, I apologize if you did not receive it. Coin alignment is scarcer than medal alignment for these coins, but value is still pretty low for circulated examples. Both types of alignment are fairly common...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1918 Half Dollar, 1918, half dollar
1918, half dollar, value: Hi Larry: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your coin is struck in 90% silver, and at the present value of silver almost $40.00 a troy ounce, your coin has a melt value of about $14.50. Common date coins in average circulated condition...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1920 Australian penny, australian penny, half penny
australian penny, half penny, grandfathers: Hi Wendy, It could either be a toy coin, or a penny that was struck on a half-penny planchet. The latter would make it very valuable. I cannot tell you any more without seeing clear pictures of the coin. You can attach pictures to a follow-up question on...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1923 Canadian Dollar, dominion of canada, gem quality
dominion of canada, gem quality, dollar bill: Hello Paul, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? Also has this item been professionally graded? I would like to see this item, that way I will be able to assess the condition to ensure that it is indeed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 - 100 Dollar Bill, coin shop, dollar bill
coin shop, dollar bill, price tag: Ricardo, Thanks for the question... This date of $100 bill is quite common still. If I had this in my showcase in my retail coin shop I would have a price tag of about $110-115. It is a novelty that some people will spend a little extra on. Stev...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1935E Misaligned front of bill and an offset print and cut on back, 1935E, $1
1935E, $1, SC: Hi Robert: Thanks for the opportunity to answer another of your questions. This is a very scarce error, but not as rare as the previous $1 error. Yes, it would be considered a double error, because the things that happened to it were created in two...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1956-D RD Lincoln Penny dipped?, hairline scratches, wheat penny
hairline scratches, wheat penny, lincoln penny: Max, if you want a for certain answer you need to show the original coin in person to an expert who can tilt it under light and see the results. But from what you sent me, the coin looks original, just perhaps a bit toned. Splotches can develop on coins....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 nickel, 1964, nickel
1964, nickel, error: Hi Meghann: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1965 East Caribbean $5.00 error, mismatched serial number, error
mismatched serial number, error: Chester, Congratulations! Mismatched serial number errors are very collectible. The value is affected by the condition of the note (whether there are bends, folds, tears, stains, etc.) and the number of collectors interested in that type of material. Depending...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 mis stamped quarter, quarter, error
quarter, error, missing: Scott, There is a chance that you could have a cool error coin. The first thing you would want to do is weigh the coin. If it is missing the top layer of nickel clad then it will be under-weight. A normal 1973 quarter should weigh 5.67 grams. You can...

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

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 Canadian 100 Dollar Bills, canadian 100 dollar bills, 100 dollar bills
canadian 100 dollar bills, 100 dollar bills, pin holes: Hello Kimberly, Thank you very much for your questions. Could you send me a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 SCENES OF CANADA BANK NOTES, silver dollar coins, coins bullion
silver dollar coins, coins bullion, letter prefix: Hello MAP, Thank you very much for your question but sadly your note is only worth face value in the condition that you have described. Also, just as a point of clarification with a three letter prefix like your note (AJE) there is no asterisk in that series....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 $2 star note uncut sheet (16) A, 1976, $2
1976, $2, FRN: Hi Bob: Thank you for allowing me to answer your question. Collector value of these notes depends on date, series and condition, including amount of wear, any folds, tears or stains as well as collector demand. Your star notes, which are replacements...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 $1 Fold-Over Print Error, 1977A, $1
1977A, $1, FRN: Hi Anthony: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. This is a scarce error. Your 1977A $1 FRN would likely have an approximate retail value of between $300 to $500 in UNC condition to an interested collector. The best avenue for sale is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 Dime no P, 1983, quarter
1983, quarter, value: Hi Rob: PAPAJACK gave a very good reply to your question back in 2004. That reason is valid today, and prices have gone up a bit. Here s part of his reply and the link for you to read it all in detail. He also indicates why they are worth more to serious...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 dollar bill, 1977, $1
1977, $1, FRN: Hi Patrick: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. This is a fairly rare error. Your 1977 $1 FRN would likely have an approximate retail value of between $300 to $500 in UNC condition to an interested collector. The best avenue for sale...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 second print double overlay print, diffferent plate numbers, error currency, how to sell
error currency, how to sell: Hi Again Robert: Thanks for your rating and the follow-up question. While ebay may be okay, you d likely fair better where the note is placed in a nice auction catalog and promoted. Here are several firms handling currency auctions. Heritage: http://www.ha.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I have 1978 Zinc USA Penny? Wow!!, marble floor, pennys
marble floor, pennys, melodic sound: Mirza, don t just bounce them off the floor, compare weights. The former copper cent, made through 1982 weighs more than the copper covered zinc cent made since 1982. Thus compare the weight of your 1978 cent to one from before 1982 and also one after 1982....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1982 & 1981 penny, penny, pennies
penny, pennies, branch: Michele, Great question! To know why some coins have mint marks and others don t you have to go back to 1793. In 1793 the US mint began operation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was the only location for many years that US coins were struck. Once...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1982 Lincoln penny, 1982, penny
1982, penny, copper: Thomas, Great question!!! The only way to tell the difference is to weigh them. To do this you will need a scale that measures weights in grams. The copper 1982s will weigh 3.11 grams whereas the copper-plated zinc will weigh 2.5 grams. As far as...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1983 penny, mint mark, philadelphia philadelphia
mint mark, philadelphia philadelphia, mints: Elizabeth, Your penny doesn t have a mint mark because it was made in Philadelphia. Philadelphia is the main mint, and as such they are not required to have a mark on the coins. Only the branch mints have this requirement. As far as worth goes...you...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1984 P Dime, 1984P, dime
1984P, dime, error: Hi Ali: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. From the photo you supplied, you likely have an altered coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1984 penny with circles, circulation coins, history of us coins
circulation coins, history of us coins, mint errors: Wendy, I really can t comment about your specific coin without seeing a clear picture of what you re describing. If you can get a picture, I d be of more help. In general, the mint does all it can to make all coins they same. Rarely, a goof gets out,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1997 Impressions of Liberty American Eagle set, platinum eagles, mint issue
platinum eagles, mint issue, platinum eagle: Hi Dan, I was unable to find that reference on silvereagleguide.com, but I did find a couple sets listed on eBay : One that sold for just under $3900 : http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150634929037 And another one listed for $4250...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1998-1999-p/d lincoln pennys, us mint, adequate pressure
us mint, adequate pressure, e bay: Steven, Thanks for the question... Sounds to me like one of two things. Either it was struck without adequate pressure from the coining press, or it could be from grease-filled dies. Basically, the US mint uses grease as a lubricant for the coining...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1999 double die quarter both sides, arrow points, tail feathers
arrow points, tail feathers, ears and eyes: Keith, Unfortunately varieties are not my strong suit. I know that there are tons of collectors out there who would go nuts for a piece like that. I can t tell you what it would be worth and the research that I have done hasn t yielded any results for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1999 Quarter with raised copper band, reeded edge, magnification
reeded edge, magnification, seam: I would then think that the edge was added to the coin, sort of like a bezel. If it was struck at the mint it would still have a reeded edge like all quarters have. If you look closely, using at lease 10x magnification, I am sure that you will see a seam...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2001 Vermont Quarter, 2001P, Vermont
2001P, Vermont, colorized reverse: Hi Danny: Thanks for your question. These colorized quarters are made by private firms (for a profit) after the coins were struck at the mint. They sell on ebay for about $3 to $5 each. They are considered an altered coin, and would have no added numismatic...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2009 one dollar bill with second and third misprinting, and some smearing., 2009, $1
2009, $1, FRN: Hi Again Robert: Thanks for the opportunity to answer another of your questions. This also is a very rare error. I do not believe there is much of a distinction as to which is the rarer, and I also think the retail value to be the same. A 2009 $1 FRN...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2011 penny error, 2011, cent
2011, cent, circular ring: Hi Daniel: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. With the photo you supplied, I m going to say you likely...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 4 oz coin, washington mint, current value
washington mint, current value, bullion: Bob, The value of the platinum would be minimal, but if it states on the medal that it is that it is .999 silver, then its current value is about $160 Washington Mint (a private company) is known for producing bullion-type items like this. Dan ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: !964 Lincold Head Penny, 1964, cent
1964, cent, no back: Hi Kevin: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t give the condition, the weight, diameter or the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: "The American Victory Collection" coin and stamp collection, commemorative sets, stamps and coins
commemorative sets, stamps and coins: Keith, Thank you for your question. There have been numerous commemorative sets representing different historic events that have been produced by a multitude of companies over the years. Generally the buyers are not coin and/or stamp collectors and the sets...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bag of old coins, value of coins, british coins
value of coins, british coins, old coins: Hi Tina, well the first thing is that when people have a bag of old coins it usually means that there is not much of value in it even though the coins may be old. The value of coins is dictated by two factors; rarity and condition. Even a rare coin is not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: bicentennial quarter, bicentenial quarters, bicentennial quarter
bicentenial quarters, bicentennial quarter, drummer boy: Hi Robert, That is an interesting coin. As you are probably aware, the bicentenial quarters did have the drummer on the reverse so what you have is either extremely rare, or it was fabricated from 2 quarters after it left the mint. I tend to believe it...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bulgarian 4 Ducats, gold bullion, bulgarian coins
gold bullion, bulgarian coins, ducats: Hi Guenter, This is not any sort of a 4 ducat coin, nor is even a coin at all. This is a medallion, which the seller has described as a 4 ducat because the size adn weight is very similar to that of a ducat. The only Bulgarian coins made in 1912 that were...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian paper $1 and $2 uncirculated, maritime antiques, antiques and collectibles
maritime antiques, antiques and collectibles, canada post: Hello again and thank you very much for your reply. What you need to do now if you wish to sell your collection is put your notes in a registered Canada post envelop and insure it for the amount of face value that you are sending - its 1.00 per hundred after...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian paper $1 and $2 uncirculated, young queen elizabeth, canadian paper money
young queen elizabeth, canadian paper money, mint condition: Hello Janyte, Very sorry for not getting back to you until now but I was away on vacation for the past week or so. Anyway, your notes are massively produced but if they are in mint condition they are worth more than face value. It would be a shame to simply...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian paper quarter, shinplaster, true population
shinplaster, true population, novelty shops: Hello Angel, What you have there is what collectors refer to as a “Shinplaster.” There were three main issues of these notes with three distinctive designs the first was in 1870, 1900, and 1923. These notes are interesting collectibles however they do not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: CAROL 1111 DC, high purity, coin type
high purity, coin type, accurate scale: Hi Bob, Normally these coins are solid high purity gold. A good jeweler should be able to tell you if your coin is sold gold or not just by eye and feel, without having to damage it with an acid test. The reference weight for a genuine coin is just over...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: CAROLWAS@AOL.COM, 100 centimes, napoleon 111
100 centimes, napoleon 111, napoleon bonaparte: Hi Carol, what goes before the zero is a 5. This is a 50 centimes coin, also known as a demi franc (100 centimes in a franc). This design ran from 1864 to 1869. Given that your coin is obviously quite faded it has no value I m afraid. At least you now know...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Case, air tite coin holders, case measures
air tite coin holders, case measures, acrylic cases: Hi Sho, The most painless and cost effective way to achieve this would be to shrink-wrap the whole thing in thick mylar plastic - the same type that mylar 2 x 2 coin sleeves are made of. This is an inert plastic that will not allow moisture or air to diffuse...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Catalog Websites, gold, coins
gold, coins, bullion: Sean, At my coin shop I am always asked what I think of gold and silver prices, and all I can ever say is that I wish I had a crystal ball. We are at record times right now so it is hard to say whether it s a good time to buy or not. I would tell you...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, georgius, flip side
georgius, flip side, decus: Hi Peter. This is, therefore, a crown. The crown produced in 1821 and 1822 is said by many to be the most beautiful coin ever minted in England. Secundo distinguishes the minting, this was the second minting for that year. If it is in not very good condition...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, british shilling, honi soit qui mal y pense
british shilling, honi soit qui mal y pense, honi soit qui mal y: Hi Gerda, This would be a British shilling, made of .925 sterling silver. The coins themselves are common in circulated condition and worth just a few dollars when they are well worn. One with very little wear is worth in the $20-$25 range and one that is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin evaluation, coin evaluation, weimar germany
coin evaluation, weimar germany, mint mark: Hi Jim, Sorry for the late reply. This coin is quite rare, with only 40,000 coins ever made and a pretty vibrant German coin collecting community out there. They were only made by one mint (D mint mark), unlike many other 1920 s Weimar Germany commemorative...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coins, buffalo nickels, mercury dimes
buffalo nickels, mercury dimes, two dollar bills: Anna, The coins you ve described all sound like the more common stuff -- basically just silver value or spendable. Seperate out the oldest date stuff, and take them along with a sampling of the rest of the stuff, to a local coin show and get a couple...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coins with cracks, philadelphia show, montecello
philadelphia show, montecello, nickels: Al, There are major coin shows coming up in Philadelphia in September and in Pittsburgh in October -- either show would be good to take your coins to. Philadelphia show : http://www.whitmanexpo.com/contentPages/Main_Philadelphia.aspx?x=3 Pittsburgh...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Are these coins real, morgan silver dollar, troy ounce
morgan silver dollar, troy ounce, certificate of authenticity: Mike, I assume by real you mean real silver which has gone up in price a lot lately, latest price in the range of $39 per ounce. A troy ounce is 1.097 ounces, so that a pound would be 16 regular ounces or about 14 1/2 troy. If you have a certificate...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Continental Currency, continental, currency
continental, currency, dollar: Rick, One thing I have found in all my years in coin collecting is that anything is possible. I will say though, most of the unique pieces of American coinage have already been found. I have seen a lot of coins over the years that are quite similar to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: copper cent/token, bar, copper
bar, copper, cent: John, If original, you have a way cool piece of Americana! These are known as Bar Coppers and were struck circa 1785. They are very simplistic and yet intriguing. The USA monogram is almost completely identical to that used on the Continental Army...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: copper coin, chinese zodiac, copper coin
chinese zodiac, copper coin, asian writing: Hi Heather, This is indeed a Chinese amulet, showing the Zodiac characters, animals and trigrams that stand for each element in Chinese culture (i.e. water, fire, etc). This is a fairly common design on such charms and amulets. Your piece appears to be fairly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Copper Nickel Value, copper nickel, guarantee corporation
copper nickel, guarantee corporation, hylas: Definitely do not clean it. The coin has to be inspected, weighed and graded by a professional to arrive at a value. Find a local dealer, or contact Numismatic Guarantee Corporation and for a fee, they will provide that service although they will not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Copper pennies, 1983, cent
1983, cent, stuck on copper blank: Hi Henry: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Cents struck after 1982 in copper are very scarce to rare and likely worth up to several thousand dollars. Your coin should be looked at by an error expert. There is no easy way to see the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Countries Currencies (paper based and metal forms) - Glass New Media Form ?, Currency
Currency: There is many requirements for coins and Currency, one primary feature of it to be unbreakable. Glass breaks to easily. Polymer has been used once in Sri Lanka http://notes.lakdiva.org/commemorative/1998_independence50_200r.html but was not very popular....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Currency, 1996, $100
1996, $100, FRN: Hi Lisa: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal...

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

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: double headed quarter, double headed quarter, two coins
double headed quarter, two coins, two heads: Eric, It is my experience with any two heads or two tails coins is that they are not genuine. Most are made to be trick coins. If you look at the coin there will either be evidence of two coins being split in half and bonded together, or that a coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: double sided half dollar, two coins, half dollar
two coins, half dollar, half dollars: Kevin, It is my experience with any two heads or two tails coins is that they are not genuine. Most are made to be trick coins. If you look at the coin there will either be evidence of two coins being split in half and bonded together, or that a coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error printed currancy/dime, dime, error
dime, error, unstruck: Hi Katrina: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. You don t say exactly what you have, but a coin with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 Nach Paris Medallion, winnipeg manitoba canada, copper
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 Nach Paris Medallion, winnipeg manitoba canada, copper, greg burns

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1999 Quarter with raised copper band, deformities, scratches
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1999 Quarter with raised copper band, deformities, scratches, reed

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2001 Vermont Quarter
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2001 Vermont Quarter

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: copper coin, craft department, wal mart
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: copper coin, craft department, wal mart

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Ink run on US 100 dollar bill, ebay, number 9
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Ink run on US 100 dollar bill, ebay, number 9

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rhodesian notes, banknotes, canada
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rhodesian notes, banknotes, canada, fortune

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: A few coins I have, lincoln pennies, www usmint gov
lincoln pennies, www usmint gov, three dimes: Michele, All your coins are normal. The 1993, 1983, and 1980 Lincoln pennies, the 1964 nickel, and the 1965, 1966, and 1967 dimes have no mintmark because they were minted at the main mint in Philadelphia. P mintmarks were not added to any coins until...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: GEORGIUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:, exact info, georgius
exact info, georgius, question thanks: Hi Ciaran, This is a British crown, their version of a silver dollar. It s made of .925 sterling silver. Condition is very important for value. A heavily worn coin is worth silver melt value of around $30. A medium grade example, with some wear but everything...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: georgivs vi dg rex et ind, king george vi, canadian coins
king george vi, canadian coins, georgivs vi: Hello Sarah, Thank you very much for your question. Your coin is a 1943 Canadian 25 cent piece. On the front of the coin is the port irate of King George VI (you may remember him from the movie “The King’s Speech”) He was Queen Elizabeth’s II father. Canadian...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: gold plated lincoln one dollar, e pluribus unum, www usmint gov
e pluribus unum, www usmint gov, president 1861: Julie, This is one of the series of Presidential dollars that have been issued 4-per-year since 2007. These dollar coins naturally have a golden color due to its specially designed alloy : 88.5% copper 6.0% zinc 3.5% manganese 2% nickel More...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: half sovereign 1904??, george and the dragon, royal mint
george and the dragon, royal mint, google: Hi Ronald, this is featured wherever you see George and the Dragon. BP is Benedetto Pistrucci, chief medallist and principla engraver of the royal mint. He designed the George and Dragon element.Google him or check him out here http://www.royalmint.com/focus/BenedettoPistrucci.aspx...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Identifying A Coin, foreign coins, date palm
foreign coins, date palm, ebay: Hi Richard, There is no picture attached to the question, but the coin you describe sounds like an Israeli 1 new agora coin. The coin is actually round, but the inner design is four sided so I m pretty sure this is the right coin. Here is a link to one for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Ink run on US 100 dollar bill, ink, smear
ink, smear, note: Tracy, Sounds like you found a cool note! Yes, I would say that it is worth more than face value to a collector. The main thing will be the condition that it s in. Most collectors of modern currency will want a crisp uncirculated note without folds,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Key Date, Morgan Dollar, key date
Morgan Dollar, key date, value: Hi Jim: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. A coin is called a key date because the date or date and mint mark combination is especially rare or hard to find and thus, more costly. It is also defined as a coin or coins in a series that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: lincoln cent, frank gasparro, wheat ears
frank gasparro, wheat ears, working at the mint: Travis, Unfortunately I have not worked too extensively with minor mint errors therefore I don t have a firm grasp of the market. I have owned some pretty cool major mint errors including the 2 1806 brockage bust quarters! I would suggest getting in contact...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Lincoln Penny 1973, 1973, cent
1973, cent, design varieties: Hi Carmen: Thanks for your question. There is usually small differences in the date and or numerals as well as the lettering on both obverse and reverse designs from year to year. They normally do not carry much of an added value to the coin, so I don...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mexican coin, collectible value, time thanks
collectible value, time thanks, coins: Hi Nancy, This would be a Mexican 100 pesos from 1985. The 8 can sometimes have parts of the loops missing, making it look like a 3. I have attached a picture for confirmation. Unfortunately it would not have a significant value, being a modern coin with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mis print of 100 dollar bill, 1934, $1000
1934, $1000, value: Hi Again Nancy: Thanks for the follow up question. Most $500 and $1,000 bills are quite common, and are typically worth only a small premium over face value. Circulated 1934 series notes are usually worth from $500 to $800 for the $500 s and from $1,000...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mis struck US quarter, fantasy coin, u s mint
fantasy coin, u s mint, portrait of washington: James, Not sure what you have, but it does not match the description of a quarter from the U.S. Mint. It should not have the word quarter on the same side as the portrait of Washington. It should have LIBERTY at the top, IN GOD WE TRUST on the left, and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: miscut dollar, 1981, 41
1981, 41, FRN: Hi Gail: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Without seeing the the reverse, I m going to say you have a made up error. I m guessing the back to be miss cut like the front. If not, let me know in a follow up question. As a made up error,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprint 50 dollar bill, bureau of engraving, resolution photo
bureau of engraving, resolution photo, dollar bill: Marty, I would have thought the same thing, that they were stamped on. But if the small USA 50 is on top then reason would suggest that it was printed that way at the bureau of engraving and printing. I haven t run across this type of error before and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted $20 Canadian Journey Series, journey series, winston brown
journey series, winston brown, collecting coins: Hello Lorraine, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able send me a picture or scan of your item? I would like to reserve my comments until I can at least see this one! At least that way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted $5 bill, $5, FRN
$5, FRN, error: Hi Randy: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. This is a very scarce error. Your $5 FRN would likely have an approximate retail value of between $350 to $500 in UNC condition to an interested collector. The best avenue for sale is either...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Morgan Dollars, mint mark, morgan dollars
mint mark, morgan dollars, mint condition: Hi Karla, $35 may be a fair offer for the 1878 but I have no way of knowing without seeing the coins and inspecting them. If the 1878 is in mint condition or is one of the varieties, it could be worth up to $150. The other dates are common and considered...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mystery coin, sorry shape, condition thanks
sorry shape, condition thanks, old coin: Hi Paul, This is a silver 50 ore coin from Norway. They are pretty low mintage coins and are also very popular with collectors. Unfortunately this one is pretty well worn and also has some damage. It would be worth $8 to $12 in this condition. Thanks for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: nazi brot token, coin shop, good shape
coin shop, good shape, novelty items: Hi Zac, Nice token. Is it uniface, or is there something pictured on the other side as well? If it s uniface then it s the same type as one I saw at an auction this past April. That one did a little under $40, but yours is in much better condition. I would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old one cents, novelty company, two faces
novelty company, two faces, metal content: Fares, The cents you have contain more copper than cents produced after 1982, so they are worth a bit more than face due to their metal content. Those particular years you listed are not scarce, so they do not have any collector premium due to the dates. Sincerely,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old coins, crown
crown: Cruz- Thank you for your question. We re busy cataloging for an upcoming auction, so it s taking me a bit longer to respond to questions. It sounds like you have a crown from Great Britain- KM# 585.1. Collecting crowns and crown-size silver coins is something...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny, copper pennies, lincoln memorial
copper pennies, lincoln memorial, proper assessment: Martha, Thank you for your question... The cent that you have described doesn t sound like anything I have heard of. In order to give you a proper assessment of your coin I would need to see a scan or photo. I hope to be able to help you... Stev...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Photos--Phil IV 1648--Photos, currency shortage, joton
currency shortage, joton, ebay: Hi Nick, This appears to be a joton, which is a privately issued token. There is a long tradition of such jetons in Europe and they were quite important in places like France, Germany, and Spain where there was a currency shortage. Value on such items is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: please help me out..., copper coin, small heart
copper coin, small heart, inner circle: Andrea, Thank you for your question. I am sorry for the delay in answering. Your question reached me just as we were beginning work on a catalog for our upcoming Long Beach auction. I literally had one day off in 4 or 5 weeks! The catalog has been completed,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: presidential five dollar coin series, us mint, novelty value
us mint, novelty value, coin series: Lisa, Sorry but you prettymuch wasted your money -- you cannot even redeem these in Liberia. These PRIVATELY minted medals have no significant collector value -- perhaps a little novelty value. There is currently a pile of 32 of these up for sale...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: quarter dollar, washington quarters, quarter dollar
washington quarters, quarter dollar, liberty quarter: Sanya, What you have is a Standing Liberty Quarter. They started minting these in 1916 and ended when they began minting Washington quarters in 1932. Unfortunately the date was the first thing to get worn off on these quarters so it is common to have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Queen Victoria coin, queen victoria, golden jubilee
queen victoria, golden jubilee, defender of the faith: Hello Fiona, this is known as a crown. The design you have came out in 1887 for the Golden Jubilee (50 years on the throne) of Victoria so the portrait of the queen is referred to as the Jubilee Bust. before that the coin had Victoria as a younger queen with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Reference Book for 20th century US coins, silver coinage, mintage
silver coinage, mintage, half dollars: Hi Erik, Go for the Redbook, this one here is the most recent edition: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0794833470/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_2?pf_rd_p=486539851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0794822673&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=0YQGPWKB6FXBD9ZT1355...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rhodesian notes, Rhodesia
Rhodesia: Tom, At a quick glance, it does appear these notes have value. However, the notes are too small in the image for me to be able to fully attribute them. If they re all the same date, etc., can you send an enlarged scan of a single note so I can get a better...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Seated Libert coin with out date and no stars, silver, round
silver, round, dollar: Michael, What you have here is what is commonly referred to as a silver round. This is 1 ounce of pure silver which was made for the silver bullion market. This is a private issued piece and was not made by the US government. With the spot price...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: seated liberty 1843, 1843, seated half dollar
1843, seated half dollar, value: Hi Tonya: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From: http://www.us-coin-values-advisor.com/Seated-Liberty-Half-Dollars-key-dates.html The Seated Liberty look was sculpted by Mint Engraver Christian Gobrecht, featuring the figure of Lady...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: selling coins, silver dollar coins, selling coins
silver dollar coins, selling coins, hotel buyers: Ronn, With the price of gold and silver up many people have begun buying gold and silver for melting. Not only does this open the door to people making a lot of money with limited time and education invested, but it also opens up the door to people getting...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: selling coins, silver coins, value
silver coins, value, how to sell: Hi Again Ronn: Thanks for your rating and the follow-up question. No. They (the party holders) are in it to make a profit, so they will have to resell your coins to another dealer or resale outlet. Stop and think. This individual has to offer you less...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: sequential 1957 B notes, 1957B, $1
1957B, $1, Silver Certificate: Hi Again Robert: Thanks for the opportunity to answer another of your questions. Your 1957B $1 bills would likely have an approximate retail value of $8.00 each in Uncirculated condition to an interested collector. The close to sequential serial number...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver Certificate, silver certificates
silver certificates: Barbara, I m sorry it has taken me a few days to respond. We re busy cataloging for a large upcoming auction. Due to the level of circulation it sounds like the notes have, any possible value would be limited. If there s a star after the serial number, they...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver dollars, wheat pennies, 1921 silver dollars
wheat pennies, 1921 silver dollars, retail price guide: Joni, Generally speaking, circulate silver dollars are worth about $28 apiece -- some that are rarer dates or better condition will be more -- those that are well worn, damaged, or cleaned will be less. To see if you have any rarer dates, you can check...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Spanish Coin?, spanish coin, german state
spanish coin, german state, thaler: Hi Garrett, This is a German silver thaler, from Lower Saxonx and depicting Chritian the Older, prince of Luneberg. This coin is from the specific German state of Brunswick-Luneberg-Celle. In this condition the value is around $200-$250. Thanks for the question!...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Strange 1972 Quarter, copper nickel, copper core
copper nickel, copper core, blotches: Greg, Thank you for the pictures. This is what can happen when a coin gets caught in a fire. The outer layer of copper/nickel heats up at a different rate than the inner copper core, causing bubbling on the surface. Considered damaged, the coin has...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: one and trade dollar silver coins, morgan silver dollar, draped bust
morgan silver dollar, draped bust, counterfeit coins: Unfortunately, I would need to inspect each coin. There are many counterfeit coins coming out of China these days. Trade dollars were not made in the 1700 s, hence I believe that one to be not genuine. They all look too NEW to me. Find a professional...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S. Silver Dollar coins, silver dollar coins, 4 digits
silver dollar coins, 4 digits, hylas: Hi Barbara, The silver dollars are common dates and in used (circulated) condition, they trade for between $26 and $32 each. The dime is worth the silver value, about $2.75 and the 1923 nickel, provided you can see all 4 digits of the date is worth about...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Uncirculated Silver Eagles in box with COA, spot silver price, mint marks
spot silver price, mint marks, silver eagles: Hi Mark, All the uncirculated eagles were made with no mintmarks -- only proofs had mintmarks -- except for the specially minted West Point uncirculated eagles that have a W mintmark. As for the boxes and COA s, they may state that the coins are from...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of 2 coins I have, fifty cent coins, one cent coins
fifty cent coins, one cent coins, accurate price: Hello Hope, thank you very much for your questions. Sadly your coins are not worth a massive amount due to the quantity minted for the years that you have. For instance, in 1919 there were 11,279,634 one cent coins minted and in 1952 there were 2,596,465...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of anna, coin book, subhan
coin book, subhan, world coin: Subhan, Thanks for the question! I have done a little bit of research and have found that over 84,000,000 1/4 Annas were minted in 1918. According to my world coin book the value starts at around 50 cents and goes up to about 5 dollars in uncirculated...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of currency, day ps, silver dollars
day ps, silver dollars, currency: Hello Ilene, Thank you very much for your questions. Could you send me a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of double staped dime, dime, struck over by cent
dime, struck over by cent, error: Hi Linda: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. With no photo, and the limited description you supplied,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of Mexican coin, silver dollar size, silver bullion
silver dollar size, silver bullion, decent shape: Hi Carolyn, This Mexican 8 reales coin is from the Zacatecas mint. It s one of the more common dates mints for this series. In decent shape, with everything clearly readable it s worth $35 to $45. Heavily worn coins are basically worth silver bullion value,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value or stories, 1928A, $20
1928A, $20, value: Hi Jim: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your note is fairly scarce. The Series of 1928 was the first issue of small-size currency printed and released by the U.S. government. These notes were the first standardized notes in terms...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: wheat cent double struck front and back, mint error, pennies
mint error, pennies: Philip, Sorry but all you have is something somebody put into a machine press and made from two normal pennies. Notice how the whole coin is kinda smashed flatter than it should be, and that the second LIBERTY is backwards -- key indicators that this was...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: the worth of Republic of Liberia cions today, liberia, presidents
liberia, presidents, coins: Boyd, Thanks for the question... Unfortunately, the coins are not worth a lot of money, even for a complete set. The Republic of Liberia mints dozens of different designs every year to sell to collectors. I would say that the set will be fun, informational,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: is it worth selling my 2 coins ?, vittorio emanuele ii, ebay co uk
vittorio emanuele ii, ebay co uk, napoleon iii: Hello Jason. In 1855 4million of your 5 francs were minted in Paris (which is what the A means) many more were minted elsewhere. It is worth about £5.00 but maybe less given that you say it s fairly worn. Not worth trying to sell really. The other one could...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: wrong sided twoonie, blurr, coins
blurr, coins: Hello Mark, Thank you very much for your follow up and the picture. I was really looking forward to seeing your item. Sadly, all I see is a huge blurr - I cannot make out anything regarding the coins at all as the picture you provided is very poor. Can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $1 note 1963 B series, 1963B, $1
1963B, $1, FRN: Hi Kevin: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your note is not unusual or rare. According to BEP records, notes of this series were delivered to the Federal Reserve between November 1963 and July 1965. A total of 219,200,000 were printed....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 10 cent error ?, grading company, professional coin
grading company, professional coin, coin grading: Hello Lawrence, Thank you very much for your question. It is very hard to tell exactly what you have there by a photograph. This is an item I would love to have in my hands so I could examine it thoroughly at my office. The item does appear to be re-struck...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $100 bill misprint, 2006A. $100, FRN
2006A. $100, FRN, error: Hi Joann: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. You likely have an error where the sheet was misaligned during the final printing process. There likely was at least one sheet with the bills printed in this manner. Your error is likely...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 10dollar bill 1934, 1934, $10
1934, $10, FRN: Hi Audrey: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. There have been a number of small changes to our currency over the years, and the modern notes appear quite different from the earlier notes. For one, they did not contain In God We Trust...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1695 German State Coin, mint marks, wolfenbuttel
mint marks, wolfenbuttel, luneberg: Hi again Kurtis, Sorry for the delay in answering your question. This 24 mariengroschen is from the state of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. They are fairly scarce coins, and without the hole at top would have been worth in the $75 to $100 range. With the hole,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1804 LIBERTY siver dollar, wings of the eagle, resonable condition
wings of the eagle, resonable condition, draped bust: David, The most comprehensive page I know of about these dollars is here : http://www.coinfacts.com/silver_dollars/1804_dollars/1804_Draped_Bust_Silver_Dollar.htm If yours does not match any of the one s there, you have about a 99.9999% chance of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1851 Helvetia Coin, minor signs, helvetia coin
minor signs, helvetia coin, rappen: Hi Sylvia, This is a 2 rappen coin from Switzerland. The 1851 is a actually one of the more common dates in this series, with over 3.7 million coins that were made. In very good condition, with only minor signs of wear, the coin is worth $20 to $25. Heavily...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1855 U.S. $5 gold piece, old coins, gold piece
old coins, gold piece, liberty head: Bridget, Whether you take it to a local jeweler or coin dealer, or if you take it to a coin show, it doesn t really matter -- as long as you get about $420 for it. If you want to try a coin show, you can find listings on the following websites : http://www.coinshows.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1888 Canadian Quarter, canadian quarter, canadian coin
canadian quarter, canadian coin, mintage: Hello Jeff, Thank you very much for your question. What you have there is a Canadian 1888 Narrow 8 twenty five cent piece in G-4 condition. You are correct in that there was indeed 400,000 of these coins minted and the value is currently $20.00 for this...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1901 Ten Dollar Bill, pin holes, precious metals
pin holes, precious metals, hylas: Hi Jon, The note does carry a premium but how much is hard to determine without seeing it. If it is torn, folded or has pin holes in it, that knocks the value down considerably as do stains or anything that may make it undesirable to a collector. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1908 100 mark german reichbank notes, 100 Mark, Germany 1908
100 Mark, Germany 1908: Cathasaigh, Thank you for your question. Those are beautiful notes. There are two varieties, and in the case of these particular notes, the variety makes a huge difference regarding the value. The catalog number is Pick 33. The Pick 33a variety has serial...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1909 D Indian Gold Half Eagle $5.00, shane smith, counterfeit coins
shane smith, counterfeit coins, indian gold: Hi Shane, If it is genuine, it is 22k gold and contains .12 oz. of pure gold. Unfortunately, if you are not experience is viewing genuine and counterfeit coins, you probably can t tell the difference. Bring it to a knowledgeable coin dealer. Regards...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 5 lire coin, hi tommy, 5 lire
hi tommy, 5 lire, tenths: Hi Tommy, This coin is very commonly counterfeited, as only a few dozen of this coin are known to exist that are genuine. Originally 273,000 coins were minted, but almost all of them were melted before going into circulation. The genuine coin will be no...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1924 USA Penny with Possible Double Dye?Front Picture!, 1924, cent
1924, cent, error: Hi Again Mizra: Thanks for the opportunity to answer another your questions. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. From the photo and data you supplied, you...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1925 double eagle gold coin, dollar gold piece, mint mark
dollar gold piece, mint mark, spot price of gold: Boyd, Yes, it will generally go for a little bit more than the spot price of gold, depending on the condition of course. 1925 is a common date but if it is almost uncirculated I would have a price tag of about $1750 in my coin shop. I hope this helps!...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1941 wheat penny with slanted 1, wheat penny, mint mark
wheat penny, mint mark, talk forum: Doris, This kind of thing happens on cents of all dates. It is actually damage that was done by a coin rolling machine. It moves the metal and after awhile as the coin wears, the damage blends in fairly well with the rest of the coin. There s a good...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I have a 1947 penny that sound like a ZINC penny? Why? Vaule?, marble floor, hylas
marble floor, hylas, melodic sound: Hi Mirza, Is it possible that the coin was plated? That would certainly change the sound. Check the weight of the coin, it should weigh 3.11 grams I wouldn t get excited, but it is possible that the coin was struck on a foreign coin blank. The coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I have a 1947 penny that sound like a ZINC penny? Why? Vaule?, 1947, cent
1947, cent, zinc: Hi Again Mirza: If it weighs less, it is possible it may be struck from a rolled thin planchet or possibly a split before or after striking planchet. Here is how to tell which of these it may be. Rolled thin: If coining strips are not rolled properly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I have a 1947 Pennys that Sound DEAD no Melodey when Dropped! Unlike any Wheat Penny! Why?, Wheat cent
Wheat cent: Dear Mirza, Thank you for your question. As someone who loves Wheat Cents regardless of the date, it pains me to hear that you re dropping them on the floor! :-) There were variations in the composition of the planchets over the years and some have distinctive...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1954 Canadian $1000 Bank Note, mintage, current condition
mintage, current condition, dollar bill: Hello Logan, Thank you very much for your question. What you have there is a 1954 modified portrait one thousand dollar bill signed by R.W. Lawson and G.K. Bouey. This item is the most common one thousand dollar bill issued for that particular series with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1958 Canadian Penny, canadian penny, accurate appraisal
canadian penny, accurate appraisal, oddity: Hello Lisa, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as review the variety in question to give you the most accurate appraisal possible. I...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1965 dime, collector interest, minimal value
collector interest, minimal value, blob: Gloria, Thank you for the pictures. That blob of metal was caused by either a chip in the die used to make the coin, or was exposed to heat that made the metal bubble up. In either case, collector interest is minimal, value at a dollar or less. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1968 Canada quarter, silver coins, canadian quarter
silver coins, canadian quarter, sore thumb: Hello Joe, Thank you very much for your question. I have had a lot of people ask about silver coins ever since silver has been going up in price. When you get a little experience you will be able to pick out the nickel 1968 quarters from silver 1968 quarters...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1968 Dime, 1968D, dime
1968D, dime, broadstruck: Hi Donna: Thanks for the opportunity to answer another your questions. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. From data you supplied, it sounds like you may...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1974 Philippine proofs/PCGS, proof coins, american colonization
proof coins, american colonization, cupro nickel: Hi Griff, By the sounds of it the cased sets were compromised by humidity, which is the only thing that will cause brass coins to heavily rust inside plastic casing. The white paste on the copper-nickel coins may very well be removed with a light soaking...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 $100 Bill, approximate value, ample supply
approximate value, ample supply, plain jane: Hello David, Thank you very much for your question. What you have there is a Canadian 1975 Canadian $100.00 note with signatures R.W. Lawson and G.K. Bouey this note sadly is only a “plain Jane” example with nothing special about it whatsoever. Also, your...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1978 d mint 10 pfennig in vf to ms, rare exceptions, pfennig
rare exceptions, pfennig, vf: Jake, Thank you for your question. With rare exceptions, most coins minted for circulation in the past several decades have little or no value above face and unfortunately that s the case with your coin. The catalog lists a value of 45 cents U.S. in Extremely...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1978 Error Penny, 1978D, cent
1978D, cent, over date: Hi Branden: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From the photo, your coin appears show normal wear and coloration. The fat D is within the range of the mint mark letters, and they were individually punched into the master dies by hand,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1978 Nickel, nickel, circulation
nickel, circulation: Marge, Thank you for the question and the image. It s hard to tell without seeing it in person, but the area appears to be due to circulation damage rather than a minting error. Even if it were a minting error coin, it would not have much value in that...

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/2011/8/1979-penny.htm


Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1982 D penny, high resolution photos, whitman publishing
high resolution photos, whitman publishing, coin collecter: Thomas, That is very interesting. I am of course only aware of the 1982 Philadelphia large and small date. There is a possibility that some small dates were minted in Denver. What I would do is take some high resolution photos of the date and mint mark...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1999 pennsylvania state quarter error, 1999, Pennsylvania
1999, Pennsylvania, quarter: Hi Scott: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. State quarter errors, especially major ones, are very collectible and some quite valuable. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2.00 bill, 1928G, $2
1928G, $2, value: Hi Tammy: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your note is not unusual or rare. In circulated grades the note has very little collector value maybe in the $2-$7 dollar range. From wikipedia: When U.S. currency was changed to its...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 1/2 D liberty gold coin 1853, liberty gold, mint condition
liberty gold, mint condition, gold coin: George, In almost uncirculated condition, its current value is about $275 You could take it to any coin show listed here : http://www.coinshows.com http://www.coinworld.com or any coin dealer listed here : http://www.money.org/ana_custom/dealer_search/dealer_search.cfm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 australian pennies, australian pennies, mint marks
australian pennies, mint marks, mint mark: Hi Susan, The first (1912) penny is indeed Australian. They are common coins overall, but rare in excellent condition. A coin without any signs of wear is worth several hundred dollars, while one with normal wear is worth just a couple of dollars. The 1918...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $20.00, 1950C, $20
1950C, $20, FRN: Hi Norma: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Thanks for re-asking the question with the added date information. Now I can answer you more accurately. Collector value of these notes depends on date, series and condition, including amount...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $20 misprint, 1996, $20
1996, $20, FRN: Hi Mike: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. It s hard to say without knowing the condition of the note and seeing a photo of the error in question, but I ll answer as best as possible. If you want to ask a follow up question...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2002 nickel., precious metals, hylas
precious metals, hylas, bulding: That could have been caused by many thinks. The key is if it came from the mint like that. You need to have the coin physically inspected, something I can t do over the computer. Regards Joe Hylas Omega Precious Metals 800-474-6960 516-759-696...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2002 P Roosevelt Dime Misstrike?, 2002P, dime
2002P, dime, circular mark: Hi Bill: Thanks for your question and the photo of the coin in question. The obverse circular marking (which I suspect is damage after it was struck and left the mint) to your coin is from either being cut by a circular lathe type tool or caught in a counting...

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/2011/8/2004-texas-state-quarter.htm


Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2006 mismatched S/N's, 2006, $1
2006, $1, FRN: Hi Rosie: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From wikipedia: A star note is a bank note that has an asterisk (*), or star, after the serial number. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing inspects currency for printing errors prior to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2011 toonie, toonie, shinny
toonie, shinny, gold: Hello David, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as review the variety in question so I will be able to give you the most accurate apprasial...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 5 dollar 1915 indian head coin, 1915, $5
1915, $5, gold: Hi Ron: Thanks for your question. Your coin is likely real. I think you may be referring to the designer s initials, BLP , and not the letter L . From: http://www.usagold.com The $5 Indian gold coins, designed by Bela Lyon Pratt, were minted from...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 5 dollar bill mis print, proper location, dollar bill
proper location, dollar bill, serial number: Hello Mike, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item. I greatly look...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 82 Jefferson broadstrike error, 1982P, nickel
1982P, nickel, error: Hi Ron: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. From the data and the photo you supplied, you likely have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Just acquired collection, 2 dollar bills, letters of authenticity
2 dollar bills, letters of authenticity, two dimes: PLEASE DON T CLEAN THE COINS. You will greatly reduce not only their monetary value, but also any chance of selling them at all. I can t stress enough how important that is. Are the nickels dated between 1942 and 1945 in the set of three? They could be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Anglo Dutch Medal ?, five arrows, anglo dutch
five arrows, anglo dutch, battle axe: Hi Dave, I saw this one on coincomunity just now as well. I must say this is a bit older than what I have expertise in, which is 1700 s and up. This one appears to be 1600 s. Actually, it doesn t look like the edge had been hammered, just crudely cast that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: antique paper money, antique paper, minister of finance
antique paper, minister of finance, deputy minister: Hello Dana, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your item. I greatly look...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Appraisal of Silver Coins, pcgs price guide, value of coins
pcgs price guide, value of coins, valuable coins: Carole, Most appraisals aren t free, especially for more valuable coins. I don t know any appraisers in your area, sorry. You can get a good idea of the value of coins by looking at what similar coins sold for on Ebay (Not what they are listed for) ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bank token, penny bank, bank of montreal
penny bank, bank of montreal, canada bank: Hello Susan, Thank you very much for your questions. Could you send me a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: BanQue D'etat Du Maroc, Maroc, Morocco
Maroc, Morocco: Norma, Neat note. Thanks for your question. It is a 50 Francs note from Morocco. The catalog number is Pick 26. The catalog value is $3 in Very Good, $15 in Very Fine, and $100 in Uncirculated (meaning no folds, no bends, no stains, etc.). Sincerely,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: British American Banknote 1810, american banknote, shinplaster
american banknote, shinplaster, decent shape: Hello Thomas, Thank you very much for your question. Could you send me a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your note. I greatly...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: British Guinea's, collectible values, gold values
collectible values, gold values, gold markets: Hi again Daniel, The colelctible value portion has been steady from last year to the present. However, rising gold values have added about an 10% or so to the total values of the coins that I gave you last year. I don t expect the collectible values to increase...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian dollar, true collectibles, collectible world
true collectibles, collectible world, dollar notes: Hello Luis, Thank you very much for your question. Sadly all your one dollar notes are very common. In fact, there were 1,147,680,000 of those notes printed. This is one of the most common items within the collectible world and I often get around 10 questions...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Checking to see How much is my 1920 s Worth?, 1920S, cent
1920S, cent, value: Hi Mirza: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. No need to send a reverse photo. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your coin. The S stands for San Francisco, the location where your coin was struck. That year, over...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Cinco Soles Oro 9/10 Fino Peruvian Gold Coin, cinco soles, mintage
cinco soles, mintage, gold coin: Teresa, The date range for those is 1956-1969. Of the years the coins were minted, the only one with a higher value than the rest are the 1969 examples. The Krause catalog lists them at $500 in Unc as opposed to $90 in Unc for the other years. Please keep...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Civil war token, president james buchanan, civil war history
president james buchanan, civil war history, copper coins: Larry, What you have is a cool piece of Civil War history! These coins generally fall under the distinction of Civil War Token. During the war there were many patriots, on both sides of course, who would place messages on these small copper coins. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin grading services, NACS, grading service
NACS, grading service, reliable: Hi Robert: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. NACS is not recognized as a reliable Third Party Grading Service. A Third Party Grading Service or TPG Service is a company that provides the service of authenticating and determining the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin from period Pope John Paul II was alive, roma citta del vaticano, pope john paul
roma citta del vaticano, pope john paul, citta del vaticano: Hi Annette, This is one of a series of souvenir medals that were made for sale to tourists in the 1960 s and 1970 s. They are made of an alloy of various base metals and have a thin layer of silver gilding over the surface. Unfortunately value on these is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin not in redbook, coin blanks, coin designs
coin blanks, coin designs, coin show: Barry, Back then, the U.S. made coins for other countries. Occasionally the foreign coin blanks would get stamped with U.S. coin designs. It may also have been struck on a blank for a U.S. dime. In either case, if that s what you have, they could...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin value, deutsches reich 1914, ebay
deutsches reich 1914, ebay, friedrich ii: Hi Lisa, This silver coin from the German State of Baden is a fairly common one. Auction value is generally $20 to $25 for one in good shape without any problems. A retail value in a coin shop would be higher, but unless you have a connection to such a shop...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin values, Franklin Mint
Franklin Mint: Susan, Thank you for your question. We just finished cataloging for our upcoming Heritage Currency Long Beach Signature Auction, so I m trying to get caught up with my emails. The Franklin Mint is one of many private companies that manufacture collectibles....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coins from 1748, Salzburg, Dietrichstein
Salzburg, Dietrichstein, pfenning: Alan, You are correct that it is from the Austrian state of Salzburg. The ruler for this was Andreas Jakob, Graf von Dietrichstein (1747-1753). He was one of seven rulers for Salzburg that coins were minted under and therefore the shields vary in appearance....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: danbury one ounce proof ignot, Danbury Mint, Presidents
Danbury Mint, Presidents, one ounce: Hi Missy: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I ve answered similar questions like this before. While I m not familiar with the differences between what you say are first edition markings on the bar side, and ones without, the fact...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Discolored Penny, 2007, cent
2007, cent, discolored: Hi Aaron: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. With odd or unusual coins, you always need to provide as much information as possible or photos, to help pinpoint what you may have. The cent struck from 1983 to present is copper-plated zinc,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dollar bill, $1, FRN
$1, FRN, partially folded: Hi Debbie: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. It s hard to say without knowing the date, series, or condition of the note and seeing a photo of the error in question, but I ll answer as best as possible. If you want to ask a follow...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: One Dollar Canadian Bill, canadian bills, stephanie
canadian bills, stephanie: Hello Stephanie, Thank you very much for your question. Would you be able to send me a picture or scan of your items? That way I will be able to assess there condition as well as review any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your items....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: All are One dollar Canadian bills, true collectibles, canadian confederation
true collectibles, canadian confederation, canadian bills: Hello Rosaleen, Thank you very much for your questions. Sadly all your one dollar notes are very common. In fact, there were 1,147,680,000 of those 1973 notes printed. They are one of the most common items within the collectible world. I often get around...

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

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Dominion of Canada one dollar bill, minneapolis minnesota area, dominion of canada
minneapolis minnesota area, dominion of canada, blue seal: Hello Ellen, Thank you very much for your question. Is it possible to send me a picture of your item? That way I will be able to review the condition, as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the value of your note. Also, I can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Double Error 1995 $1, 1995, $1
1995, $1, FRN: Hi Shane: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. This is a fairly rare double error. Your 1995 $1 FRN would likely have an approximate retail value of between $500 to $700 in UNC condition to an interested collector. The best avenue for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: European Currency, german beer mug, swiss currency
german beer mug, swiss currency, german currency: Hi David, The Danish and Swiss currency is still spendable in those countries and exchange at a rate of 1 Danish krone to US $0.19 and 1 Swiss franc to US $1.24. The German currency is no longer spendable, but is still exchangeable in Germany, so people do...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Extremely Diverse Collection, coin colleting, holders
coin colleting, holders, albums: The most common Holder/Album for storing modern coins issued after say 1850 is 2 inch or 1.5 inch coin holders you can put in Albums you can buy. For general information on coin collecting read wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coin_collecting...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1979 penny, coins, yahoo
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1979 penny, coins, yahoo

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin grading services, professional coin grading service, coin grading service
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin grading services, professional coin grading service, coin grading service, newport beach ca

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprint dollar, mint condition, wood frame
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprint dollar, mint condition, wood frame, plexiglas

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted Quarter, great shape
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted Quarter, great shape

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Question re: Silver American Eagle coin weight, american eagle gold coins, american eagle gold
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Question re: Silver American Eagle coin weight, american eagle gold coins, american eagle gold, 1mm

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Saudi Arabia Gold Guinea - Replica?, saudi arabia, bullion
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Saudi Arabia Gold Guinea - Replica?, saudi arabia, bullion, guinea

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Sterling Silver Proof Coins, sara
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Sterling Silver Proof Coins, sara

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: variety # 18 ?, mail fees, offer of help
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: variety # 18 ?, mail fees, offer of help, light source

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Washinton Quarter, mint mark
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Washinton Quarter, mint mark

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: far east coin, flower wreath, counterfeit coins
flower wreath, counterfeit coins, chinese coins: Hi again Jeff, I am very surprised that this tested as silver. Did you make a cut or test the surface? These types of items are virtually never made of solid silver, but can have a layer of silver plating. What I can say with certainty is that it is not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Few coin's ranging from 1886 - 1935, e pluribus unum, liberty head nickel
e pluribus unum, liberty head nickel, william jennings bryan: Chris, Assuming you want estimated values, then based on your descriptions .... 1886-S $5 gold Liberty -- $350.00 1895 - Liberty head nickel -- $3.00 1896 - Bryan dollar -- this is a privately minted political piece, expressing the 16 to 1 ratio...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: follow up on the Jefferson, 1982P, nickel
1982P, nickel, error: Ron: Thanks for the follow up and the obverse photo. It looks normal, and I see no distortion. Another possibility to explain the reverse markings (which I still suspect are damage to the coin after it was struck and left the mint) is to your coin either...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I Found I 1924 Penny with, wheat ears, cointalk
wheat ears, cointalk, windows viewer: Mirza, I sure wish I could enlarge this image and see detail... In general I see what you re talking about. Is there a chance you could send a higher resolution image that has been cropped to include the whole coin, but not all of the background? I d like...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Foxwoods Casino Tokens, Foxwoods, Casino
Foxwoods, Casino, Tokens: Joseph: I did not get your detailed description of the Foxwoods Tokens, so I m shooting in the dark here. I don t know the size, metal, denomination, etc. How about a follow up with more data? FYI. Correct spelling is Letcher , not Litcher . Found reference:...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: fractional gold coins, 1858, 1/2 dollar
1858, 1/2 dollar, CA: Hi James: Thanks for your question. What you most likely have is a token rather than a coin. The actual coins are quite scarce and were first struck in the early 1850 s. There are hundreds of varieties and it is a very specialized field. They were heavily...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: french crown coins, winged lion, french crown
winged lion, french crown, dutch state: Hi Jessica, This is a Netherlands daaler coin, likely a half daaler judging by the size. These are often known as the Lion daaler and this one appears to be from the Dutch state of Utrecht. The condition is pretty rough, and the coin looks to have been...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: German 20 mark gold coins, kaiser wilhelm ii, kaiser wilhelm i
kaiser wilhelm ii, kaiser wilhelm i, mark kaiser: Hi Jen, These coins are scarce in pristine condition and do carry a collectible premium above just gold bullion value. Both coins are from the German state of Prussia. The 1876 will be worth in the $500 range in mint condition, if it has a letter A under...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: German 5 Mark Coin 1876 Prussia, mark silver, condition thanks
mark silver, condition thanks, approximate value: Hi Kurtis, You are correct about the attribution, it is indeed a silver 5 mark from the German state of Prussia. In the condition show the coin is worth in the $40 range if it has a letter A or B on the opposite side below the portrait. A letter C will be...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US gold 20$ coin, 1924, $20
1924, $20, gold: Hi Again Ester: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your follow up question. Again, without a photo of the edge, it is rather difficult to give an exact answer as to what you have. I am not an expert on all U.S. $20 gold errors/varieties. The average...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: indian head coin, buffalo nickels, buffalo nickel
buffalo nickels, buffalo nickel, common year: Hi Chris, 1937 is a common year for buffalo nickels. The mint didn t strike coins as e class. My guess is that someone punched the e into the coin. To the best of my knowledge, it has no more value than a 1937 Buffalo Nickel, about 60 cents. Regards...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Italian Coin, gold bullion, ounce range
gold bullion, ounce range, gold markets: Hi again Lisa, Gold bullion value means literally its weight in gold . In this case the coin has a little over .23 ounces of pure gold, but in the condition you mention would be worth a good 25% above that. Gold markets are pretty crazy nowadays, so the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Japanese coin album, tokyo olympics, japanese coin
tokyo olympics, japanese coin, coin album: Bill, Thank you for your question. That sounds like a neat collection. Unfortunately, there is not a whole lot of value there. A few of the earlier coins (if they are truly brilliant uncirculated) are worth $10 to $30. Most of the coins (especially with...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: the legacy of champions, the legacy of champions, Hamilton Mint
the legacy of champions, Hamilton Mint, silver: Hi Paul: Thanks for your question. This was a tough one for me to answer, and I wasn t able to find out a lot of information, but rather than not answer, felt at least I should give you what I found. First, I don t know anything about this specific series....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Liberian "gold" coins, gold spot price, grams per ounce
gold spot price, grams per ounce, bullion dealers: Kae, Now that gold is so high, these will actually have some value. Assuming a gold spot price of $1,750 .... 3.11 / 31.1 (grams per ounce) X .585 X 1750 = $102.38 melt value 1.56 / 31.1 X .585 X 1750 = $51.35 melt value For this type of item,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Lincoln penny with stars in place of date, lincoln penny, commemorative coin
lincoln penny, commemorative coin, four stars: Denise, Thank you for your question. It would be interesting to know whether it is a Memorial Cent or an older Wheat Cent. Regardless, more than likely someone has just altered a genuine coin and it does not have any value beyond one cent. Sincerely,...