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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,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: LUITPOLD PRINZ-REGENT VON BAYERN’, red ribbon, gold color
red ribbon, gold color, bronze color: Hi Stasha, This is indeed an official medal from Bavaria. This should be oval in shape and can be bronze or gold in color. Originally all were gilded with gold, but this usually wears off leaving the bronze color beneath. They were issued to notable citizens...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misaligned 1990 series $20 bill, 1990, $20
1990, $20, FRN: Hi Barbara: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Based on the information you provided, as I understand it, the error you speak of is not severe enough to add any value to your note. It would have to be off centered where part of the next...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: miscut, cutting error, double border
cutting error, double border, minor error: Bob, Sounds like you found an interesting note! This is more than likely an error known as a faulty alignment. The fact that the obverse doesn t have a border where the reverse does differentiates a faulty alignment note from a cutting error. In...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprint dollar, 1974, $1
1974, $1, FRN: Hi Linda: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Based on the photo and description you provided, you have a fairly rare final print error, where at least one entire sheet was turned 180 degrees out of alignment, when the serial numbers...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted $50.00 bill value, 1981A, $50
1981A, $50, FRN: Hi Patricia: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. This is a very scarce error. Your 1981A $1 FRN would likely have an approximate retail value of between $300 to $500 in UNC condition to an interested collector. Circulated notes would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted coin?, dollar coins, sacagawea dollar
dollar coins, sacagawea dollar, susan anthony: Tiffany, I suspect what you have are actually Sacagawea dollar coins -- minted from 2000 to present. Are they golden in color and look like the one pictured here? : http://www.coinfacts.com/silver_dollars/sacagawea_dollars/sac_dollars_by_date.htm ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted Quarter, lincoln memorial, george washington
lincoln memorial, george washington, mint: Amanda, This is something that was done to the coin after it left the Mint. Somebody put a penny and a quarter into a machine press and squished them together, leaving the impression of the penny on the front of the quarter -- too much time on their hands...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted wheat penny, wheat penny, value of a dollar
wheat penny, value of a dollar, novelty value: Robin, It s a manufactured novelty item known as a magician s coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the pieces back together. Use a strong magnifier and check just inside the raised rim on both sides, looking for the seam where the two halves...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Morgan Silver Dollars, morgan silver dollars, morgan silver dollar
morgan silver dollars, morgan silver dollar, mint mark: Craig, Thank you for your question. Is there any chance you can provide images? If so, you can send them to me directly at kathyl@ha.com (that way you can send multiple images at once). Among other things, I d like to see the G stamp. How long have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mystery token, canadian tokens, winnipeg manitoba
canadian tokens, winnipeg manitoba, ebay: Hi Lawrence, I know very little about tokens but I did find one on eBay, and 2 other references that may help you. Good Luck! Joe http://cgi.ebay.com/OG-CO-2D-NO-TOKEN-7043C-/300376459315 http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/18339477/OG_and_Co_token_5d.html...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: need value on a imperfect quarter, quater
quater: Hello Zahid Shah, 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 apprasial possible....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Newfoundland 50 cent, accurate appraisal, time adam
accurate appraisal, time adam, mintage: Hello Adam, Thank you very much for your question. In order for me to give you an accurate appraisal I would need to see your coin. That way I will be able to ascertain the condition as well as check for any varieties that exist that can increase the value...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Norway or Denmark 1730 8 skilling, ebay, coins
ebay, coins, denmark: Hi Joe, This one is indeed from Denmark, so you were right the first time around. Norwegian coins had a similar design, but would have crossed hammers below the date. The Norway version would actually be a bit more valuable. Thanks for the question! =...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Old money, true collectibles, massive quantities
true collectibles, massive quantities, collectible world: Hello Adam, 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: oversized planchet ?, cenntenial, diamiter
cenntenial, diamiter, planchet: Hello Lawrence, Thank you very much for your question, in 1974 there were two styles struck - one was made of nickel and the other was made of silver (please note there is a number of varieties existing as well but the actual size of the coin is not effected...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Paper penny, 1943, cent
1943, cent, coupon: Hi Rich: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I couldn t find much about your piece, but believe it to be related to the WWII Ration Coupons. I did find one exactly like yours pn ebay in better condition for a $7 reserve and $2 shipping....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: paper question, paper question, uncut sheets
paper question, uncut sheets, accurate appraisal: Hello Marie, Thank you very much for your question. The short answer is yes. But would you be able to send me a picture or scan or picture of your items? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Peace silver dollars, peace silver dollars, mint mark
peace silver dollars, mint mark, dollar coins: Giusti, A key date refers to the coin in the series that is generally the most expensive or hardest to come by. In the case of Peace Dollars the 1928 is the key date. However, in 1928 ONLY the Philadelphia is worth more. If it was made in San Francisco...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: pleas help, lincoln memorial, o clock
lincoln memorial, o clock, obverse: Patrick, If the second strikes on each side are in alignment with each other, you may have a flip-over-double-strike error. If they do not align exactly, then you have something that somebody with too much time on their hands and a machine press made...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Pont Coin, madonna and child, befr
madonna and child, befr, silver color: Hi Marsha, This is indeed a novelty/souvenir piece from the Vatican. There are various designs for these emdals, but all of this type are made of heavy pewter and gilded with a silver color. They were amde in the 1960 s and 1970 s. Value is typically not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Pope's coins, bullion prices, rule of thumb
bullion prices, rule of thumb, rough rule: Bruce, I am not too familiar with the private coins/medals sold by the Vatican. I know there are certainly collectors of that type of material. One school of thought I have heard regarding values is that the items are worth their bullion value, plus 25%...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Possible misprint on 2006 $1 bill, 2006, $1
2006, $1, FRN: Hi Eric: Thanks for 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 with the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: president commerative coins, abraham lincoln, two coins
abraham lincoln, two coins, circle of stars: Loretta, Thank you for your question. I m sorry it has taken me a while to respond. We ve been working on the catalog for our upcoming Long Beach auction- lots of long hours for several weeks. Based on the descriptions of the items you provided, it sounds...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Proofs vs Bullion, gold eagles, silver eagles
gold eagles, silver eagles, dalton ga: Bill, I have done business with these guys (especially Grant) and find them to be very reputable : Grant Campbell Dalton Gold And Silver Exchange Inc 108 S Hamilton St Dalton, GA 30720-4216 Phone: (706) 226-3504 Fax: (706) 226-3498 E-mail: dgse@daltongoldsilver.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Quarters, statehood quarters, us mint
statehood quarters, us mint, hylas: Hi Brett, These are not circulating coins like the statehood quarters. You may be able to still get some from the US mint online, however, chances are that you will need to go into the secondary market such as eBay. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Question re: Silver American Eagle coin weight, american eagle coin, silver american eagles
american eagle coin, silver american eagles, silver american eagle: Hi Karl, My apologies for the delay in answering your question. The discrepancy is due to the physical dimensions of the coin. If it had been a blank disk with the specified dimensions, your calculation would certainly apply. However, when measuring the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: rare walking liberty quarter, e pluribus unum, liberty quarter
e pluribus unum, liberty quarter, respectable place: John, With no visible date, your standing liberty quarter s value will only be for the silver it contains -- currently about $7.00 worth. You can take it to any coin dealer listed on the ANA s website here : http://www.money.org/ana_custom/dealer_search/dealer_search.cfm...

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/2011/8/re-caciques-de-venzuela.htm


Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rhodesian 2/- coin 1954, Southern Rhodesia
Southern Rhodesia: Rob, The picture made all of the difference because now I can see that it s from Southern Rhodesia rather than Rhodesia and have located it in the catalog. The catalog value for the 1954 2 Shillings is $25 in Fine and $35 in Very Fine. The reference number...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Ridgeless Roosevelt Dime, roosevelt dime, reeding
roosevelt dime, reeding, best guess: Tony, It may have been struck outside of its retaining collar, so it got no reeding. But usually when this happens, the strike will be a bit off-center, and there will be a bit of reeding on on side. Without seeing it first-hand, this is the best guess...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: S.Georgivs Coin, georgivs, killing the dragon
georgivs, killing the dragon, jesus etc: Hi Ian, The 42mm example was actually a bit unusual, as most them them are in the 20mm range such as yours. The crude examples are usually the older types and often had a loop or hook so it can be worn. Later types may not have such a loop because they are...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Saudi Arabia Gold Guinea - Replica?, gold bullion, metal alloys
gold bullion, metal alloys, gold coins: Hi Jay, You are lucky these turned out to be solid gold, as the vast majority of such novelty copies are not gold at all. There is a long history in the Middle East of using coins and medallions designed after coins for jewelry and ornamentation. A famous...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver coin, french coins, pure gold
french coins, pure gold, silver coin: Hello Robert, Thank you very much for your question. Sadly, I am only an expert with Canadian and Provinces coins, stamps, and paper money. If you ever come across any items from there I would be more than happy to both appraise and identify your items...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver penny??, copper coins, silver pennies
copper coins, silver pennies, novice collectors: Hello Lawrence, Thank you very much for your question. Sadly, this item is not an error coin at all. In fact, it is just a regular one cent piece. The “silver” coloring is attained by rubbing mercury on the coin. Many people over the years have purchased...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver Round Error, silver round, error
silver round, error, value : Dave: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I believe what you are referring to is part of the reeding formed by the retaining collar, which acts as a third die, and applies the reed to the edge while containing the planchet (if functioning...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Spanish American War Medallion, spanish american war, puerto rican flag
spanish american war, puerto rican flag, spanish individuals: Hi Stephanie, One thing I will not be able to tell you is an accurate value. This is a privately made or souvenir type of item, it s not an official one that I can even reference in any material in print or online. The message states something to the tune...

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


Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Sterling Silver Proof Coins, spot silver price, 24 coins
spot silver price, 24 coins, proof coins: Sara, It will be very difficult to find anyone willing to pay more than the silver melt value for these sets. So add up the total weight in Troy ounces (looks like 60 ounces), and multiply by the current spot silver price of silver -- this will give you...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Strait Settlement Coin, strait settlement, world coins
strait settlement, world coins, fake coin: Hi Keith, This one is a fantasy issue, dating from sometime in the past 50 years. There were several of these made, including 3/4 cent coins dated 1820, 1899 and 1932. Victoria was not yet queen in 1816, only in 1838 she took the throne and her face appeared...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: token, 1904, St. Louis Expo
1904, St. Louis Expo, token: Hi Ken: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. This was a tough one for me. I have not heard of your specific item, but know that there were a lot of collectibles made for many of the expositions and worlds fairs. An internet search found...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: twoonie queen on wrong side, wrong side, assumption
wrong side, assumption, auction: Hello Mark, This appears to be a very interesting item. Is it dated 1996? My first assumption is that it is a 1996 $2.00 coin that had its center popped out then reinsurted the opposite way to make it appear as a legitimate error. If this is the case then...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: U.S. Nickel, nickels, usmint gov
nickels, usmint gov, nickel: David, 2006 was when the design changed on the nickel -- all nickels dated 2006 or newer will have this new offset design. More information can be found on the Mint s website here : http://www.usmint.gov/mint_programs/info/?action=02 I hope this...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: UN 1 DOLLAR CANADA 1973, canada bills, serial numbers
canada bills, serial numbers: Hello C, 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 the condition of your items as well as check for any varieties that can increase the value of your items. I want...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Unique dollar bill, 2003, $1
2003, $1, FRN: Hi Tabitha: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From the data and the photo of the error you provided, you likely have a partial offset of the front on the back of the $1 bill. Your bill is slightly used, and folded or creased. It would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of 2 paper bills, Philippines, two Pesos
Philippines, two Pesos, note: Hi Doug: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I m not familiar with Philippine currency, but did find two completed listings where the bill was offered at $4.99, and did not sell. Where yours is well circulated, you d likely be looking...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of coins, bullion silver, value of coins
bullion silver, value of coins, silver bags: Annie, With the current high price of silver, this commemorative half dollar has prettymuch become a bullion silver item -- I see them getting put into the bulk silver bags all the time. Currently, they are worth about $14.00 -- if you are offered more...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of a mis-printed $1 bill, ink transfer, fed reserve
ink transfer, fed reserve, wet ink: Joyce, Good for you! Would it be possible for you to send me a scan of both sides of the note? You can send them directly to me if you would like- kathyl@ha.com I need to see if it looks like wet ink transfer or if it s an offset error, etc. The darkness...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: variety # 18 ?, double yoke, day ps
double yoke, day ps, centenial: Hello Lawrence, Thank you very much for your question there does indeed appear to be something odd going on with this coin but sadly it is very hard to tell via this method. This is an item that really needs to be viewed at my office under my microscope...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Washinton Quarter, 1988, 1993
1988, 1993, quarter: Hi Larry: Thanks for the opportunity to reply to your question. Your coin is most likely a magic coin used to trick people when you guess heads or tails, for you always loose when this party picks tails . It is an interesting conversation piece, and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Wheat Penny Values, coin dealer newsletter, wheat penny values
coin dealer newsletter, wheat penny values, wheat pennies: Anthony, I can save you alot of looking at charts, and eliminate the majority of your wheat pennies ... Anything in circulated condition, with a date from 1934 to 1958, is going to be worth 2.5 cents each -- that s all you re going to get from any dealer....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Yun-Nan-Province 7 Mace and 2 Candareens Coin, nan province, yun nan
nan province, yun nan, time preston: Preston, Thank you for your question and the images. Often counterfeits can be spotted by the coloration. Based on the images you sent, I would say it is likely that the coin you have is a counterfeit. Also, if you compare images of known fakes, often...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $1.00 Value, brick and mortar, safe deposit box
brick and mortar, safe deposit box, magnifing glass: Patsy, I would try an actual brick-and-mortar coin shop. They usually have a better idea of value than the people who buy gold and silver and leave town. If you would like, send me a photo of the front and back of the bill. This will help me better in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1 dollar bill with color, 2006, $1
2006, $1, FRN: Hi Frank: Thanks for your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. You did not provide a photo with your question. Based on the limited information, you likely have a real bill that either was colored or has some...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $100 star note - low serial number/binary, 1969, $100
1969, $100, star note: Hi Eric: I m not up to date on this specific date as far as value, but I believe where your note (from the photo) appears to be slightly circulated, and marked with ink, that it at best, would grade EF to AU. Even with the low star number serial number,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1797 Britannia Coin, english coins, world coins
english coins, world coins, proof versions: Hi Ellen, When dealing with world coins age is relative. For example, coins from ancient China that are thousands of years old can be purchased readily for just a few dollars each in decent shape. It all comes down to how many are available. In the case of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1862 Confederate Half Dollar, fantasy piece, liberty design
fantasy piece, liberty design, seated liberty: Eddie, Yes, this is just a fantasy piece that someone had struck. An original confederate half dollar would have a seated liberty design on the obverse and the shield motif on the reverse. This is nothing more than a cool conversation piece. I hope...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1867 - 1967, plastic case, serial number
plastic case, serial number, coins: Hello Ruth, 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: 1870 Bun Head Penny, lace patterns, surface scratches
lace patterns, surface scratches, quality scale: Hello Mikey, I am soprry to disappoint but this coin is at the very lowest end of the quality scale. Note that all the hair at top of head is worn out, rubbed away through circulation. Look closer at the many surface scratches. Then look at the shoulder where...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1889 Chinese Kwang Tung 7 mace 2 candareens, rare specimen, novelty pieces
rare specimen, novelty pieces, chinese coin: Generally a coin would have to be weighed on an accurate digital scale, since the difference between a fake and a genuine coin can come down to just a couple tenths of a gram. A balance scale is just not sensitive enough. The picture is very telling. Unfortunately...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1894 Negociacion del Doctor, good shape, del doctor
good shape, del doctor, centavo: Hi Robby, This one is certainly rare. I have not even been able to reference another 5 centavo token like this. Based on my experience with Mexican mining tokens, I can only say that if it were sold at auction - the bidding is likely to go nuts. It s in relatively...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1914 L-5 Italia coin, 1914, caesar
1914, caesar, europe: Hi Caesar, Unfortunately yes. This is a commonly faked coin, because there are very few of them known to exist. The weight you mentioned is typical of modern non-silver counterfeits. Honestly I have never seen a genuine one outside of Europe. Hopefully you...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1917 2 dollar bill, winter coat, dollar bill
winter coat, dollar bill, signatures: Marcie, Would it be possible for you to provide a scan of the note? If not, can you tell me the names of the two signatures near the bottom of the front of the note? The signature combination makes a difference as to value. A scan would really be helpful...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1917 Coin, pence coin, laurel wreath
pence coin, laurel wreath, two coins: Brittaney, The images helped a lot- thanks. It s a 3 pence coin from Great Britain. Due to the level of circulation, it would not command a premium above the current bullion value more than likely. It contains 0.0420 ounces of 0.9250 silver. George V is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1920 mexican pesos, horse saddles, mexican pesos
horse saddles, mexican pesos, leather clothing: Hi Nicholas, These coins were crafted into what are known as conchos . This is a traditional Mexican adornment and decoration, often put on horse saddles and leather clothing. Typically they sell for silver value, since they can no longer be collected as...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1926 Lincoln Penny, 1926, cent
1926, cent, missing back: Hi Dale: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I get ones like this from time to time. Your coin is likely half of a magic coin used to trick people when you guess heads or tails, for you always loose when this party picks tails . In...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1927 Holyland Coin, question pool, rare piece
question pool, rare piece, 45 years: Hi, I saw this question in our question pool , where questions that were passed up on go. This is actually quite a rare piece. These were originally souvenirs, but not many exist today. There are two varieties with roughly the same value. Last one I saw...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 $10 bill, 1934, $10
1934, $10, note: Hi Monica: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Most circulated Federal Reserve Notes (like yours) from more modern series are worth no more than face value. Some of the early series notes (1928 and 1934) do carry a small premium, although...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1941 wheat penny, 1941, Lincoln cent
1941, Lincoln cent, value: Hi Johnathan: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. The grade or condition, along with the date and mint mark help to establish the value. The 1941 cent is quite common, with over 800 million minted. The value of the coin would be about...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1942 Wheat Penny Error, wheat penny, conversation piece
wheat penny, conversation piece, blob: Chad, Yes, I have seen quite a few of these over the years. Most of the ones I have seen were the result of someone with way too much time on their hands. They were able to carefully remove a digit in the date for a conversation piece. Some are done...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943 S error, 1943, steel
1943, steel, cent: Hi Katsumi: Thanks for the question. Your coin is a one year type, struck only in 1943, due to the shortage of copper during WWII. The zinc plated steel replaced this metal for the year. Surface contamination and corrosion plagued this cent, and soon...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1951 franklin 1/2 dollar "ghost image" ?, british pennies, ghost image
british pennies, ghost image, coin type: Hi Roger, It may have a slight increase in value if you get someone particularly interested, but it would likely be a beginning collector that is willing to pay extra. The ghosting effect is the result of a die clash error - when the two halves of a die...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1954 Canadian Dollar Bill, devils head, accurate appraisal
devils head, accurate appraisal, dollar bill: Hello Kaleigh, Thank you very much for your question. You definately have what we call a RADAR note but Would you be able to send me along a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as review the variety in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1963 faded ink dollar, 1963, faded ink
1963, faded ink, dollar: Mat: Black ink (front) is not affected by the bleach. Green (back) ink is. As far as why your dollar has parts of the back green, and other parts yellow, it was likely crumbled or creased when it when through the wash cycle in a pants pocket. This is of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1966 Kenyan Gold Coins, jomo kenyatta, gold bullion
jomo kenyatta, gold bullion, gold coins: Hi Colin, This set contains 1.9 ounces of pure gold. The melt value of the gold is over $3,100 at today s gold prices. The collectible value of this set is around 25% above the melt value. There are two versions, a proof set with mirror-like fields and frosted...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1966 penny, ron ron
ron ron: Ron, Thank you for the picture. It s really hard to tell without being able to examine the coin first-hand, but it looks to me that the coin has been altered -- for whatever reason -- making it worth nothing to a collector. Wish I had better news...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1971 Eisenhower $, eisenhower dollars, dollar coins
eisenhower dollars, dollar coins, common year: Sonia, Determining MS grade is a practice that takes time to learn. It s subjective, so one person s MS grade opinion may differ from another s. Being inexperienced, the best thing for you to do would be to take them to a coin show, show them to a couple...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1972 Lincoln rolls of pennys uncirculated, travel man, information error
travel man, information error, misalignment: Stan, The 1972 Double Die was caused by the misalignment of dies, causing doubling to appear on the lettering and date. The doubling is most prominent on the date and the lettering of the words Liberty and In. Approximately 75,000 double die coins were...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1972-P Die Clash, 1972P, Die Clash
1972P, Die Clash, cent: Hi David: Thanks for the question. No, I m not aware of your die clash on the Lincoln cent for that date and mint mark, but that type of error is fairly common, and unless very strong and dramatic, not worth a lot of money. A minor clash may be worth...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1974 Quartertter one" so he could use the s, copper nickel, copper core
copper nickel, copper core, blister: Robert, This bubble was not something from the die, but rather was caused by exposure to heat. The copper-nickel outer layer heated at a different rate than the pure copper core, causing the bubble. Considered damaged, this coin would have no collector...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 100 bill, massive population, letter prefix
massive population, letter prefix, e mail: Hello Sara, I believe I just answered your question in another e-mail that I just sent, but if I am mistaken here it is again. What you have there is a generic Canadian 1975 $100.00 bill with a three letter prefix. The signatures on this particular...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 100 dollar bill, 100 dollar bills, massive population
100 dollar bills, massive population, letter prefix: Hello Cheryl, Thank you very much for your question. In order for me to appraise your other notes I would need to see a scan or picture of them. There are very slight variations that can dramatically increase the value of your items apart from condition...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 penny with a sword inside a crown emblem stamped above the date, 1975, cent
1975, cent, sword: Hi Jessica: Thanks for the opportunity of answering your question. You are right, the coin is an alteration. I m not familiar with this 1975 coin. One of the more famous ones, Kennedy looks at Lincoln , was stuck for various years. There is limited...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1975 proof, proof set, proof coin
proof set, proof coin, ebay: Ted, It sounds like you may have an uncirculated coin set, rather than two proof sets. A 1975 uncirculated set will contain two cellophane packets of coins -- one set with D mintmarks and one set with no mintmarks -- 12 coins total. Like the one...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1984 LA Olympics, dollar coin, 1984 olympics
dollar coin, 1984 olympics, silver dollar: Jen, This is a not consistent with the commemorative dollars that were made for the Olympic Games. I am not entirely sure of what it may be. Is there a denomination, (face value), on the coin? If you could send me a picture that would help with me...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1993 dime, copper core, coins
copper core, coins, collector value: Glenn, It sounds like your coin has been altered by applying pressure to the edge or by tapping repeatedly, causing the edge reeding to become flattened and exposing more of the copper core. I have been asked about coins like this before. Considered...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1993 silver penny, 1993, cent
1993, cent, silver color: Hi Jen: Thanks for your question. Copper plated zinc cents, struck since 1982, are known to have been struck without the copper plating. There are at least three reasons why your coin may be silver . One is a legitimate error, and the other two are...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1996 $20 bill misprint, 1993, $20
1993, $20, FRN: Hi Peter: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 32 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seals print. I m guessing the type of bill you have happened in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1st year of the Republic of China Silver Coin, chinese coins, coin market
chinese coins, coin market, chinese coin: Hi Vivien, The good news is that the coins appear to be genuine. The bad news is that these particular coins from Kwangtung province are some of the most common Chinese coins from this period. Even though the Chinese coin market is very hot right now, these...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $2.00 bill with a white back, $2, bill
$2, bill, no reverse printing: Hi Debbie: It sounds like you have a nice error bill. This would be a bill that was missing the first printing operation. You don t mention the date, series, or condition of the note. Bills are printed in sheets of 32, so there s a possibility your bill...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 different coins, Kennedy half dollar, Ike dollar
Kennedy half dollar, Ike dollar, value: Hi Donna: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Both of your coins are modern issues, and likely only worth face value, unless they are special Mint Set or Proof coins, struck for collectors, and not released for general circulation. MS...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 kroner coin 1905/1907, surface scratches, retail situation
surface scratches, retail situation, rare coins: Hi Tyler, Good find! This is indeed a rare coin. There are two varieties, one just like this without the rifles would be worth about $50 in this condition. Yours is much more valuable. I am always suspicious of authenticity when looking at pictures of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 sided quarter, sided quarter, ebay
sided quarter, ebay, novelty shops: Sorry Barbara, but that coin did not come from the mint like that. Somebody took two normal quarters, altered them, and glued the pieces back together. If you use a strong magnifier and examine the area just inside the raised rim on both sides of the coin,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2001 $100 print error, 2001, $100
2001, $100, error: Hi Mark: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Based on the information you provided, as I understand it, the error you speak of is not severe enough to add any value to your note. It would have to be off centered where part of the next...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2006 penny oddity, lincoln memorial, professional coin
lincoln memorial, professional coin, grading service: Dave, This is kind of odd isn t it :) It would make sense that the building would be raised instead of incuse if the coin was double struck. However, if the lettering is backwards that would suggest that it was struck with an already minted penny. This...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2007 gold quarter Idaho, state quarters, gold dollar
state quarters, gold dollar, gold color: Hi Laurie, The state quarters issued for circulation came from two mints: P for Philadelphia, and D for Denver. However, none were ever issued in gold. What you have there is a regular quarter that somebody gold plated. This was done by a couple companies,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2008 D penny, e pluribus unum, obverse side
e pluribus unum, obverse side, minor error: Hi Craig, This is a minor error that happens all the time. I wish I could tell you that it is worth a lot of money, but it isn t. You can try checking for a similar coin on eBay but to my knowledge there is no additional value associated. Regards ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2009 P&D PCGS Lincoln Bicentennial BU Set, 2009, P&D
2009, P&D, PCGS: Hi Steve: Thanks for the question. I m not familiar with these sets, but did find one exact example on eBay listed for a Buy Now price of $175. See details at: http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-2009-P-D-PCGS-BU-LINCOLN-BICENTENNIAL-8-COIN-SET-W-BUNTING-FOLDERS-/330603171174?pt=Coins_US_Individual&hash=item4cf97c0d66#ht_809wt_1054...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: .999 one troy ounce, liberty mint, troy ounce
liberty mint, troy ounce, u s constitution: Maceo, This is what is known as a silver round. It is one of the most common ways to purchase silver as an investment. It s value is connected with the current market in silver. Today, it is worth around $42. You can check the value at any time by...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: advice on how to sell ancient east african coins, queen elizabeth the 2nd, frequent visit
queen elizabeth the 2nd, frequent visit, ebay: Philis, eBay or a similar site is my best advice to you on where to sell those types of items. Their websites provide information on how to sell items, etc. You might keep an eye on similar items that are listed on the sites in order to get an idea of values...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: American susan b dollar 1979, susan b anothony, american dollar
susan b anothony, american dollar, correct position: Richard, If you hold the coin at the sides and flip it top-to-bottom, the eagle should be right side up. If you hold the coin at the top and bottom and flip it side-to-side, the eagle should be upside-down. If yours is different from above, it will...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Army & Navy Whet Penney, army navy, civil war token
army navy, civil war token, whet: Lisa, It sounds like you have what is known as a Civil War Token. During the war, many merchants created their own tokens to use as trade. Many of them would place the name of their business or some sort of patriotic slogan on the token. This one in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Balfour apollo 11 medal in 10K gold, Apollo 11, token
Apollo 11, token, medal: Hi Again, John: No, but I know of several contacts that may be able to help. Try these: http://koinpro.tripod.com/ExonumiaList.htm http://www.exonumia.com/ http://www.gold-coins-shop.com/gold-coins/gold-exonumia Good Luck, let me know what you...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bavarian Thaler, reeded edges, reeding
reeded edges, reeding, rolled edges: Hi Johnny, Everything you describe about the coin is normal. This version with the star to the right of the date is cataloged by Krause as KM# 223.2 and Dav. as Dav.# 1952. The edges on thalers vary widely, depending on the German state it s from and the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: british india coin grade, grade coins, british india
grade coins, british india, ebay: Hi Bhargav, What you have is a self-slab . This is not really from any reputable company, it is just one or a group of dealers who do this in order to try to sell their coins for more money. Basically it is a scam, and a violation of ebay rules. You would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bryan token, 1896, Bryan Money
1896, Bryan Money, token: Hi Christopher: Thanks for your question. What you have is most likely a token struck during the campaign of 1896 to elect William Jennings Bryan, the Democratic Party nominee, President of the United States. Bryan money is considered to be pro-McKinley...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian $1 bills, good shape, dad
good shape, dad: Hello Jane, Thank you very much for your questions. Could you send me a picture or scan of your items that you would like appraised? That way I will be able to assess the condition as well as check for any varieties that may exist that can increase the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian 1867-1967 medallion, canadian confederation, retail situation
canadian confederation, retail situation, course thanks: Hi Mike, In an auction setting with low starting bid, it s not likely to sell for any more. However, the original packaging certainly justifies asking a higher price in a retail situation or auction with starting bid at expected sale price. Most collectors...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian Bills, canadian 5 dollar bill, canadian bills
canadian 5 dollar bill, canadian bills, dollar bills: Hello Rochelle, 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: Canadian dollar, letter prefix, apprasial
letter prefix, apprasial, distant future: Hello Joseph, Thank you very much for your question. In order for me to give you an accurate apprasial of your item I would need to see a scan or picture to assess the condition as well as check for any errors/varieties that may be present, that can increase...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Chinese coin silver sample, sun yat sen, world coins catalog
sun yat sen, world coins catalog, wickedness: Don t worry about it, I volunteer because I appreciate the nuisance . These pieces are modern items. Made as a novelty or souvenir. It s not like an old coin in a modern ring, the whole thing was made as a single piece. The Sample is basically the Asian...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Chinese coins, chinese coins, old coins
chinese coins, old coins, rare type: Hi Felipe, The bottom three are indeed fake. I can tell that from the pictures. The top one is likely also fake, since it is a rare type. However, the top one does not look obviously fake to me like the other three do. The surfaces and color look closer to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Chinese coins from Vietnam War era?, sun yat sen, chinese coins
sun yat sen, chinese coins, few coins: Hi Barbara, There are so many different types of Chinese coins, replicas and fantasy novelty pieces that it would not be possible to give you any info without seeing clear pictures of both sides of the coins. You can e-mail me pictures directly at BetweenEarthnSky@yahoo.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: chinese/japanese coin?, yuan, taiwan
yuan, taiwan: Edward, That is the front. The design is a plum blossom. The coin is a yuan from Taiwan. I don t know the year is- sometime between 1960 and 1980. The back design is an orchid. The coin is worth less than 25 cents unfortunately. Sincerely, Kath...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: chrome penny, new quarters, copper plating
new quarters, copper plating, outer diameter: Hi John, First off, the mint does not roll pennies, they ship them in $50 face value bags to a private company that rolls them and distributes them to banks. So it is possible that this coin was laying around and an employee of the processing company threw...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin, funf mark, commemorative medals
funf mark, commemorative medals, medallions: Hi Nicole, If the other side is dated 1876, then you have a novelty medal rather than an actual coin. The coins on this side is a 1911 commemorative, the other side of which should look like the picture I attached with the year 1911 on the right side. Really...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, Blake & Co., 20 Dol.
Blake & Co., 20 Dol., California: Hi James: Thanks for your question. Blake and Co. were assayers in 1854 in California. It is also the year the San Francisco mint started and private companies were ordered to stop production of coins. There s a strong chance your item is a replica....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, deutsches reich, funf
deutsches reich, funf, question thanks: Hi Onie, This is a 5 mark coin from the German State of Bavaria, struck in .900 purity silver. They were minted in fairly low numbers, and value can be quite high for a coin in excellent condition. Coins in average condition with visible wear, but all parts...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: how much is my coin worth?, 1943, walking liberty
1943, walking liberty, half dollar: Hi Niki: Thanks for your question. Here s a link I refer to, as the silver value changes daily. http://www.coinflation.com/silver_coin_values.html Today, silver is at $40.29 a troy ounce. Your Half dollar melt value is $14.57. The coin is struck...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coins that were handed down, wheat ears, willing buyer
wheat ears, willing buyer, coin dealers: J.J. From what I can see from your picture ... The two dolar coins have no significant value. The two nickels are in such poor condition that they will only be worth about 10 cents each. The indian cents appear to be worth about 25-50 cents each....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coins that were handed down, liberty silver dollar, peace dollars
liberty silver dollar, peace dollars, luck steve: Thanks for the question...from what I see in the picture there are no coins of huge value. The quarter and the dime are actually the ones worth the most because of the silver content. The quarter is worth at least 6 bucks and the dime about two and a half....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: confederate half dollar coin, 1861, confederate
1861, confederate, half: Hi Jessica: Thanks for your question. From your description, you appear to have a replica and possibly a restrike. The replicas appear from time to time on ebay and sell for up to $20 to $25. To determine what you have, see: http://www.rebelstatescurrency.com/half_dollar.html...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Copper? coin, crossed arrows, copper coin
crossed arrows, copper coin, fur trade: Hi Judith, This is indeed a copper coin, a large 2 ore from Sweden. They are fairly common coin, but have pretty good value in excellent condition. I would not be able to give you a value without seeing a clear picture of the coin or knowing at least something...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Couple of stamped pennies, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello, These are the 100 year anniversary Lincoln Cents. The first Lincoln cents came out in 1909 and they replaced the Indian Head pennies. In 2009 the mint actually released 4 different varieties of the Lincoln cent to commemorate different times in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: csa half dollar, half dollar, slab
half dollar, slab, 1861: Michael, It seems that you are already familiar with the CSA coins that were struck so I won t elaborate on those. The very first thing you want to do is get authenticity verified. There are so many counterfeit copies out there that people will be wary...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: No date Linclon cent, wheat penny, u s mint
wheat penny, u s mint, rarity: Bill, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, those types of errors are not production errors at the U.S. Mint, but rather are the result of someone altering the coin at a later time- either in an attempt to make a profit by selling it as an error...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Die Crack on 1953 Franklin, sal sal, substantial variety
sal sal, substantial variety, rare variety: Sal, No, I am not aware of this being a substantial variety. However, I will look in the Cherrypicker s Guide tomorrow and see if I can find anything. I am not necessarily on the up-and-up with Franklin Halves... Ill keep you posted Stev...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dime with error, dime, clad layer
dime, clad layer, missing: Hi Mike: 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. I ll answer your question as best I can, If you want...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: dimes, old silver dimes, gold panda
old silver dimes, gold panda, copper color: Jenna, I have heard the same information about the pandas. You can check the ANA website for dealers in your area : http://www.money.org/ana_custom/dealer_search/dealer_search.cfm You can also check the following websites for listings of coin shows...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: One dollar bill, 2009, $1
2009, $1, FRN: Hi Cheryl: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. From your description, and photo, your 2009 $1 FRN seems to be altered by adding the stamp after it was printed. It would likely have no added retail value to an interested collector. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ONE DOLLAR SILVER CERTIFICATE, 1957B, $1
1957B, $1, Silver Certificate: Hi Jan: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Your 1957B $1 Silver Certificate in Uncirculated condition would have an approximate retail value of $8.00 to an interested collector. Here s a link for history of the $1 bills: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_one-dollar_bill...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Double die or rotated planchet?, digital microscope, copper color
digital microscope, copper color, hi ed: Hi Ed, Double struck coins are scarce, but not rare. I have handled a few dozen over the years. Depending upon market conditions, they trade in the $75 to $200 range. Check on eBay for similar items and don t forget to check auctions that have ended....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: East Africa 10 cents 1950- NO centre hole, world coins catalog, centre hole
world coins catalog, centre hole, center hole: Hi Jarek, Nice find. These coins are occasionally found without a punched center hole or with a hole that is punched off-center. This is an error, they were not minted this way so there are no known mintage figures for the error varieties. Also, the error...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error note, 2006, $1
2006, $1, FRN: Hi Jeff: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. Bills are printed in sheets of 32 notes and in three phases. Obverse print, reverse print, and serial numbers with seals print. I m guessing the type of bill you have happened in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: advice on how to sell ancient east african coins, mail gb, queen elizabeth the 2nd
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: advice on how to sell ancient east african coins, mail gb, queen elizabeth the 2nd, gmail

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: british india coin grade, negative feedback, ebay
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: british india coin grade, negative feedback, ebay

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Chinese coin silver sample, silver dollar coins, war lords
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Chinese coin silver sample, silver dollar coins, war lords, mintage

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: chinese/japanese coin?
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: chinese/japanese coin?

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: masonic pennies, beaver chapter, pennies
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: masonic pennies, beaver chapter, pennies, insignia

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mercury dime with error date
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mercury dime with error date

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: The Federal Union Civil War Token, civil war tokens, value
civil war tokens, value, information: Hi Bryan: Thanks for your question. You have what is called a Civil War Patriotic Token. They were struck by private mints to help the coin shortage merchant s were facing due to hoarding. During the war, people started to hold gold and silver coinage...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: follow up 18 coin bracelet, south east asia, new folder
south east asia, new folder, medallions: Hi Mags, Indeed these are novelty medallions. By their style and appearance I would estimate age anywhere from the late 1800 s to mid 1900 s. Origin is likely India or South-East Asia, though it s not possible to determine exactly since such items from both...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Foreign coin, mint condition, mintage
mint condition, mintage, tio: Hi Veronika, This is a 10 ore from Sweden, made of 40% silver. In circulated condition it s only worth a couple of dollars. They have a fairly low mintage, but the market for them is not strong unless you have a mint condition coin. Thanks for the question!...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: foriegn coins, shiny luster, congo belge
shiny luster, congo belge, belgian rule: Hi Nate, The first coin is a 10 ore from Norway and the second is a 50 centimes from Congo under Belgian rule. Both are fairly common coins and worth just a dollar or two if they are in used condition. If they have no signs of wear and have bright shiny luster,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Franklin Mint Medallions, united states conference, united states conference of mayors
united states conference, united states conference of mayors, franklin mint: Ouch! That s going to be next to impossible. You can find complete sets for sale, but finding individual pieces is gonna be tough. You d have to find somebody that either decided to break apart a set and sell each piece individually, or has missing pieces...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: FRIDERICUS BORUSSORUM REX - 3-coin set, sanssouci potsdam, laurel wreath
sanssouci potsdam, laurel wreath, mint mark: Hi, I am familiar with this set. They were issued in gold and in silver. The two smaller coins are normally proof and the large enter-piece is not, so what you describe sounds just right. One unusual thing - the gold sets I ve seen had a large center coin,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: georgivs III Dei Gratia 1790, georgivs, retail situation
georgivs, retail situation, mint condition: Hi Nate, I have both bad news and good news regarding this item. The bad news is that it s an imitation of a solid gold guinea coin. The good news is that it actually does date to around the year that is on it. What you have is a spade , often used...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: gold coin, mint marks, good shape
mint marks, good shape, gold coin: Hello Mike, Thank you very much for your question. Is it possible for you to send along a picture or scan of your item? That way I will be able to check for any errors, varieties, Mint Marks, etc... that can increase the value of your item. Your coin may...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: gold coin, 2005, ICG
2005, ICG, PR 70: Hi Thomas: Thanks for the question. I checked eBay and found several similar slabbed PR 70 pieces offered for between $333 and $425, so your piece is likely worth around $300 to a dealer in a trade. I personally believe any modern day hyped bullion...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Greek Coin, rare dates, athens greece
rare dates, athens greece, queen victoria: Hi Evelyn, Your coin is a lepton from the Ionian Islands, while under British administration. They are not particularly rare unless they are in mint condition, but they are popular coins with collectors today. An average circulated coin is worth $20 to $30...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: guide me, egalite fraternite, french words
egalite fraternite, french words, french republic: Hi Garde. The woman is Marianne who is the symbol of the French Republic. Approximatley 270 million of this coin were minted. The 3 French words mean Freedom-Equality-Brotherhood. I am afraid the coin has almost no value in the condition yours is in. Good...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Identifying 18 coin bracelet, genuine coins, novelty pieces
genuine coins, novelty pieces, george and the dragon: Hi Mags, These are actually novelty pieces rather than actual coins. One side has the Austro-Hungarian coin design with Maria Theresa, while the other has a design often seen on British & Commonwealth coins. There were not any genuine coins made with this...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Indian head nickel, word liberty, magic shops
word liberty, magic shops, couple dollars: Susan, This is a manufactured novelty item known as a Magician s coin -- made by altering two normal coins and gluing the altered pieces back together. Found everywhere in magic shops and on eBay, these are worth a couple dollars as a novelty item. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: John F. Kennedy Commemorative Medal Series,Limited Edition- solid sterling silver, spot silver price, reno reno
spot silver price, reno reno, solid sterling: Reno, Unfortunately there is virtually no resale market for this kind of privately minted medals -- other than for the bullion value of the silver it contains. So add up the total ounces of Sterling in the set -- multiply by the spot silver price (currently...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Lincoln-Kennedy Penny, lincoln kennedy, couple dollars
lincoln kennedy, couple dollars, rare coin: Jesslyn, This is a manufactured novelty item, made by stamping the Kennedy image onto a normal penny. These were often used for advertising purposes by gluing the penny to a card that listed the Astonishing Coincidences between the two presidents and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: masonic pennies, masonic, pennies
masonic, pennies, clubs: Hi Heath: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I know of no specialized group collecting or trading just that type of Exonumia, but I can provide you several sources for you to contact in token collecting and dealing. They may be able...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mercury dime with error date, middle digit, mercury dime
middle digit, mercury dime, grease: Hi Kevin, When a coin is minted, the whole date is engraved into the die, hence a missing digit is technically impossible to have unless the die was filled . That could happen from grease used in the machine. Otherwise the coin was tampered with. jo...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mexican Reales silver coin worth?, dallas public library, mexican coins
dallas public library, mexican coins, four coins: Eduardo, Thank you for your question. I can t tell the condition of your 1793 1 Real from the photo, but the catalog value is $15 in Very Good, $30 in Fine, $60 in Very Fine, or $150 in Extremely Fine. That s assuming it has the Mo mintmark. The 2 reales...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mexican Token, fantasy design, button loop
fantasy design, button loop, jewelry piece: Hi Robby, This is actually a button that someone turned into pendant or other hanging jewelry piece. It s not really designed after any coins or tokens, pretty much a fantasy design. The J.R.M. would denote the maker, but I doubt it would be possible to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mexico-Filipinas Gold Commemorative, miguel lopez de legaspi, commemorative medal
miguel lopez de legaspi, commemorative medal, mirror finish: Hi, Based on the weight and measurements, the coin is likely .900 gold, which is spot on with their 22 karat assessment. Medals generally are not above .900 gold, unless they are strictly bullion rounds. Working out the math, a .999 fine gold round of this...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprint penny, word liberty, coin dealers
word liberty, coin dealers, ebay: Martha, It sounds like what you are describing is an off-center strike. Generally speaking these are quite common and readily available from most coin dealers and ebay. On a penny it is more than likely a 5-10 dollar item. However, if you ever find...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted one dollar bill, 1969, $1
1969, $1, FRN: Hi Kim: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. Based on the description you provided, you have a fairly common second print error, where at least one entire sheet was partially creased when the front was printed. Your 1969 $1 FRN would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Misprinted Penny, lincoln memorial, ebay
lincoln memorial, ebay, wide open: Mis-struck coins are always fun, but the value will pretty much wide open. By that I mean that is is worth what a collector will pay on any given day. I have handled quite a few flip-over double strikes over the years. They usually go for between $75...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: misprinted vermount quarter, lincoln memorial, second image
lincoln memorial, second image, parts of a circle: Otis, Since you cannot fit a quarter into the machine when pennies are being stamped, and since the second image appears only on one side of the coin, I have to believe this was something done to the quarter after it left the mint. Most likely somebody...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: New Zealand sixpence, auction venue, wwii soldier
auction venue, wwii soldier, foreign coins: A local coin dealer would likely be interested, though many of them try to buy coins for silver value. Now that you know it s worth much more than silver value, ask for $75 and take no less than $45 (which is what you would get after fees if you sold it on...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: nickel error, metal flow, design features
metal flow, design features, photo: Kirk, I have seen this type of coin before. What has happened, (according to what I have been told in the past), is the coin has been submerged in a type of acidic bath that has eaten away at the metal. Since all of the design features are more compacted,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: OLD SILVER COIN, sell coins, identify coins
sell coins, identify coins, silver bullion: Hello Mississippi, What you have there is a 1 troy ounce pure silver bullion coin. These types of coins are made by many different refiners and private mints for the purpose of selling silver. They also make these in gold, copper, platinum and other metals...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: No P or D mark, Mintmark
Mintmark: Thank you for your question. Coins produced at the Denver Mint will have a D mintmark and coins minted in San Francisco will have an S mintmark. The first U.S. Mint was in Philadelphia and coins from that location generally do not have mintmarks (an example...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Parsons Assayers 1860 Twenty Dollar Gold Bar, Parsons Assayers, 1860
Parsons Assayers, 1860, Twenty Dollar: Hi Robert: This question, worded very close to yours, was asked in 2009 by a person who was nine when he found the same piece. His name was Robert too. Are you the same Robert, asking the same question again on AllExperts? If so, the answer PAPAJACK provided...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny, lincoln memorial, hollowing
lincoln memorial, hollowing, hollowed: Rick, What you have is a broken half of a Magician s Coin -- a manufactured novelty item, made by hollowing out one coin, grinding off the back and edge of another, and gluing the pieces back together. What you have is the hollowed out half. It has...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny, rampant inflation, novelty value
rampant inflation, novelty value, coincidences: Danielle, Back in the 70 s it was popular to alter pennies and use them in different forms of advertising -- like the ones that were stamped with Kennedy s image and put on a card that listed the coincidences between the two presidents, and had an advertisement...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: penny without a date on it, gouges, magnification
gouges, magnification, scratches: Lou, This is pretty interesting. There are only a few options that I can think of with this coin. The first, and most probable, is that someone has removed the date. You would be able to see this using magnification as there would be gouges and scratches...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny No Face No Back, few coins, granddad
few coins, granddad, conversation piece: Peggy, Yes, this is a blank penny that was able to escape the mint without being struck! They were actually meant to be a tad-bit smaller than a struck penny so that it would fit nicely into the coining chamber consistently. The force of the pressure...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny troubles, sell coins, identify coins
sell coins, identify coins, error coins: Hello Emily. You could have a treasure there or someone version of folk art. It is possible that you have a coin that left the mint with no reverse. The way that this could happen would be when 2 planchets (blank coins) went into the machine at the same...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: pennydime misfire, two coins, gram scale
two coins, gram scale, seam: Lisa, More than likely this is a trick coin where someone will take two coins, mill them both down, and place them together. Usually you will see a seam along the rim or the edge of the coin. More often than not they will then silver wash or plate the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: possible 7 mace and 2 candareens, fantasy coin, dropbox
fantasy coin, dropbox, obverse: Hi Ryan, Honestly the details of the coin are acceptable. The surface is off, but it may be due to a cleaning, which it does appear to have had. I see nothing that clearly tells me it s fake. At this point, the weight of the coin is needed to make a final...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Prussian 10 Mark Coin, kaiser wilhelm i, mint conditon
kaiser wilhelm i, mint conditon, gold coins: Hi Frank, Everything sounds just fine to me. The weight is right on and there is actually no problem with the date. This year in Prussia was known as the year of three rulers . Depending on which denomination you look at, Prussian coins from this year can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rare coin., columbian exposition of 1893, decent money
columbian exposition of 1893, decent money, rare coin: This is a commemorative Half Dollar that was struck to fund the Columbian Exposition of 1893. These are not rare in circulated (used) condition, but are worth some decent money. They trade on eBay for between $15 and $25. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: re: dime, Identify Coin, Error Coin
Identify Coin, Error Coin, Sell Coins RI: Hello Dawn, If this is a dime dated 1965 or newer it could be an error. Clad dimes are made with layers of nickel on the outside and copper in the center. If the nickel layer is missing it will look like copper as you describe. If its a mint error...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: where to sell coin, anacs, key date
anacs, key date, dollar coin: Sean, Thanks for the question. There are a few options that you have in selling your coin. The first that most people think of is via internet. I will say that over the years I have found some success with ebay. You would be able to have your coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: several state quarters, state quarters, value
state quarters, value: Hi Joyce: My guess would be in uncirculated condition and proof. All of the state quarters were struck in the millions, so circulated coins would only be worth face. I d suggest you contact the co-author of the book, a friend of mine, Ken Potter, through...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: silver certificate value, silver certificate value, washington mint
silver certificate value, washington mint, coin currency: Susan, Thank you for your question. I m not familiar with that particular item. Unfortunately, the vast majority of the privately manufactured coin/currency collector sets are not worth the price they were sold for unless they contain bullion that has...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Uknown Ohio Mint Coin, 3 cents, silver
3 cents, silver, coin: Hi Connie: Thanks for the question. Your piece is actually a three cent silver coin struck by the U.S. mint from 1851-1873. The O is for the New Orleans mint, not Ohio. 1851 was the only year an O mint mark appeared in the 3c silver coin, with over...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Uncut U.S. Paper Currency, Uncut, U.S. Paper Currency
Uncut, U.S. Paper Currency, 4 subject: Hi Ashley: Thanks for your question. You are right, you provided too much data, but better too much than not enough. I don t have up to date data of all the date, series, denomination, Federal Reserve Branch or sheet and partial sheet values, but I ll try...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of 1874 $1 bill, paper money collection, brown stains
paper money collection, brown stains, approximate value: Dickie, The $1 notes from 1874 are actually quite common and readily attainable. It is hard to place a value on anything without being able to take a look at it in person. However, I will say that most of the ones that I have sold within the last year...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: value of Austro-Hungarian korona, Austria, kronen
Austria, kronen, ezer korona: Donna, Thank you for your question. I love the colors and designs on those notes. The catalog number is Pick 8. If it has the gray-green underprint, it s worth approximately $2 to $4 based on your description. If it s the variety with the rose underprint,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: vam 15 morgan 1888 o (hot 50), national auction, interested collectors
national auction, interested collectors, auction house: Mazi, There is no price guide for something like that. The value of something as unique as what you have can only be determined by auction through a national auction house like Heritage, Superior, or Stacks. They can properly advertise it to the elite...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Vittorio Emanuele coins and others, vittorio emanuele ii, vittorio emanuele iii
vittorio emanuele ii, vittorio emanuele iii, silver bullion: Hi Dean, For teh silver coins, if they are all in the same condition as the two shown, they would be worth just a little over silver bullion value. These are pretty common dates. The gold coin at the bottom is in excellent condition. It s also common, but...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: wooden nickel, wooden, nickel
wooden, nickel, A&W: Hi Dexter: I m not really sure what you want to know about your wooden nickel from A & W, but I ll answer as best I can. I ve had a lot of wooden nickels in my collecting history. All were round or a flat rectangle. Many wooden nickels sell anywhere from...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ??, 1952S, cent
1952S, cent, value: Hi Dravon: Thanks for your question. Your coin is not that unusual. Your coin was struck in San Francisco. Condition, date and mint mark help to establish the value of your coin. The value of your coin would likely have a retail range from $0.05 for a coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $1.00 ink imprint, ink transfer, error notes
ink transfer, error notes, dollar bill: Hi Melissa, It depends on the notes... Error notes are visual in nature so without seeing it I would only be guessing. Can you attach scans of both the note with extra ink and the note that lost it s ink? I will be happy to provide a range of values...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $10 error note, grease pencil, federal reserve bank of chicago
grease pencil, federal reserve bank of chicago, federal reserve bank: Hi Dan, You have an insufficient inking error with moderate severity. On it s own I think the note would be worth between $125 and $150. With the red pencil and red tape I think that adds to the value because it shows that the note was identified and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $100?, spenders, face value
spenders, face value, federal reserve notes: Sadly, most notes from 1950 have no collector value because they just aren t rare. There are some exceptions for varieties but for the most part, circulated 1950 Federal Reserve Notes with Green seals are spenders. If the note has a star near the serial...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $100 dollar bill, engraving and printing, bureau of engraving
engraving and printing, bureau of engraving, bureau of engraving and printing: Hi Don, What you see there isn t printed on the bill at the BEP (Bureau of Engraving and Printing). I think that is a stamp that someone has placed on the bill in circulation to indicate it s been checked for authenticity. If you look at your hundreds...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1708 coin, origin denomination, condition thanks
origin denomination, condition thanks, german state: Hi Kevin, There is only one picture of the date side. The other side should have the denomination. The coin is from the German State of Trier. I believe it is a 3 pfennig, it should have III on the opposite side below the bust of a man. If it does, the retail...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1746 spanish mexio 8 reales, Gold Doubloons, Gold Coins
Gold Doubloons, Gold Coins, Spanish Coins: Hello Debby, I would need to see it to get you a specific value but in good to fine condition this coin would retail for $75 to $200. If you can send me a pic I can tell you a lot more. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1819 spanish coin, Gold Doubloons, Gold Coins
Gold Doubloons, Gold Coins, Spanish Coins: Hello Majid, I am sorry to say that I think this is a replica coin. The pitting on the surface makes me think that this was made in a sand mold. It appear that this was made to be a key chain or key fob of some kind. If it were original and authentic...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1833 liberty silver dollar, 1833, dollar
1833, dollar, value: Rob: Condition, date and mintmark help establish the value of a coin. You don t say whether your coin has a mintmark designating where the coin was struck, or the condition of your coin. You also did not attach a photo. We have a problem. There was no legal...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1835 east india company coin, east india company, standard catalog of world coins
east india company, standard catalog of world coins, case identification: A coin has 2 sides, you should always send images of both sides since there maybe varieties of some coins. However in this case identification is unique and Krause Standard Catalog of World Coins (2006) lists that 8,658,000 of these coins were minted,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1870 cinco gramos, Spain 5 Centimos 1870
Spain 5 Centimos 1870: Hi Marilyn, This is probably a Spanish 5 Centimos coin. Krause catalog coin number: KM# 662 5 CENTIMOS Copper Note: Mint mark: 8-pointed star. Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1870 OM 287,381,000 1.50 6.00 50.00 125 — http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/2008/5/1870-CINCO-GRAMOS.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1873 Dominion of Canada?, dominion of canada, borders corners
dominion of canada, borders corners, dollar note: Hi Brandon, It looks like there is no issues in 1873 Dominion of Canada. So probably you have 1.6.1878 issue? (Countess of Dufferin) This banknotes are great and very valuable and i hope you have genuine one and in great state!!! That is why i advice...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1876 Worlds fair coin/token, copper coin, dom pedro
copper coin, dom pedro, royal crown: Hi Timothy, In good condition they are typically being retailed from $300 to $400 (about 600 to 800 Brazilian reales). However, I have never seen one actually sell for that price, nor have I seen any seller take a risk of selling it at auction with a low...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1877 & 1913 penny & nickel, liberty head nickel, penny nickel
liberty head nickel, penny nickel, novelty pieces: Joe, you have novelty pieces, probably like paperweights, if I am visualizing what you have described. The 1877 is the most valuable Indian head cent and the 1913 a total rarity Liberty Head Nickel. I ve seen things like what you describe sell in the $5...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1883 kalakaua coin, coin coins, mint condition
coin coins, mint condition, different materials: Hi, Which denomination is your coin? Coins of this date were made of different materials depending on the denomination. You can also just upload a clear picture of ones side to a follow-up question. I have experience with authenticating coins of this series....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1890 indian head, luck steve, indian head cents
luck steve, indian head cents, exact weight: Susan, The event that one side of a coin would be left un-struck is highly unlikely. All of the Indian Head Cents in 1890 have an exact weight of 3.11 grams. Therefore, if you weigh the coin and it weighs less...the reverse has in some way been removed....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1898 silver coin, Morgan Dollar
Morgan Dollar: Hello Dawn, I am guessing that this is a Morgan Dollar? The ones minted in Philadelphia did not have a mint mark. I would need to see the coin to give you information about the error. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1906 Indian Head Penny, indian head penny, uncirculated coin
indian head penny, uncirculated coin: Jessica, Depending on the condition of the coin and the size of the clip, it will have a value of a few dollars for a worn coin with a small clip, up to $100 or so for an uncirculated coin with a significant clip. Hard to be more specific without seeing...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1911 gold coin, gold coins, gold piece
gold coins, gold piece, gold coin: Hi Michele, I really need more information about your coin to get specific. You didn t tell me the denomination (face value), or if it has any mintmark (like a D or S ). You can learn the history of gold coins here : http://www.coinsite.com/CoinSite-PF/pparticles/default.asp...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1922 peace dollar, silver prices rise, bullion coin
silver prices rise, bullion coin, peace dollar: Hi Jenna, Your 1922 Peace Dollar in circulated condition is basically a bullion coin. Numismatically it s not a contender. So to answer your questions: 1) Silver is at 32.20 which makes the silver content in your coin worth 24.90. A dealer would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934 $100, Old, rare
Old, rare, Currency: Hi Robert, It depends quite a bit on the actual notes. Generally notes from 1934 are spenders but if they have a star next to the serial number or the serial numbers are interesting that can add value. Can you send me a scan of your notes so I can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1934a twenty dollar bill, decent condition, ebay
decent condition, ebay, money supply: Keith, in late 1941 and early 1942, there was some concern that the Japanese might successfully invade the Hawaiian islands. Therefore, all money in circulation there was printed with the word Hawaii on it. If the worst came to pass, at least the Japanese...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1938 gold magna mater coin, gold bullion, magna mater
gold bullion, magna mater, retail situation: Hi Renate, This is a modern facsimile coin, made for someone that wanted the look but could not afford the price of the original coin. It would be worth gold bullion value plus 10%-15% in a retail situation. Auction estimates would be only gold bullion value....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1940 penny, collector interest, missing letters
collector interest, missing letters, grease: Hi Guy, Missing letters or numbers like this are generally caused by grease getting into the press and filling in the designs on the die. Then when the coin gets stamped, the grease prevents the metal from the coin blank from filling in the die properly,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1942 Nickel with no Mint Mark, jefferson nickels, hi beck
jefferson nickels, hi beck, mint mark: Hi Beck, While they did make the silver nickels in 1942 with either a P or S above the dome, they did also make 50 million 1942 plain and 14 million 1942-D NON-SILVER nickels that year. The mint did not switch to the silver alloy until October of 1942...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943 copper penny, 1943S, copper cent
1943S, copper cent, real: MD: Only the obverse photo was attached. I downloaded it and looked at the photo under magnification. It could be an error or an altered date coin. I couldn t really tell from the photo. Altered coins would have no added value. You may want to check...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943 D Reichspfennig, german coins, lettering
german coins, lettering, munich: Hi Monika, Nazi German coins from the Munich (D) mint are commonly found with real die doubling. On your coin it looks like there is separation between the left side of the D and the doubled image. Such separation is a clear sign of double die rather than...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943 steal head miss struck half way off the coin, Error coins, 1943 Cent
Error coins, 1943 Cent: Hello, The 1943 Steel cent is a very collectible coin. There are not many that are struck off center so if this is authenticated you can expect to sell this for more than $100. I would love to see a picture of this as I have never seen a 1943 that was...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1943 Tombac or tombak coin, canadian nickel, georgivs vi
canadian nickel, georgivs vi, tombac: Hello Debby, Thanks for your email. You have an advantage over me because you can see the coin. If you send me a picture I can give you lots of information. From your description it sounds like you have a 1943 Canadian nickel. The Tombacs range from...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1950 ten dollar bill, currency, error
currency, error, paper: Hi Karen, Series 1950 Federal Reserve Notes all look the same except for the district. From your question it sounds like you are wondering if you have an Error the Error notes are those notes that come from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing with a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1957 wheat penny on stamp on back, 1957, cent
1957, cent, error: Marvin: With no photos, or diameter, thickness and weight of your coin, it is hard to tell you what it is. It could be an error or an altered coin. Altered coins have no added value. Real error possibilities would include a filled die or coin struck...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1958 DDO? God Bless!, 1958P, lincoln cent
1958P, lincoln cent, error: Beck: Christmas and New Year s were fine. I needed some time away from answering coin questions. I hope your holidays were nice for you. Once again, as I ve said before, there are thousands of die varieties on the Lincoln cent, and most are not RARE....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 Brass Plated Nickel? and More., light gray color, hi beck
light gray color, hi beck, kissimmee fl: Hi Beck, Unfortunately, neither nickel would have become the way they are because of something that happened at the mint. That is why you cannot find anything about them on the internet -- it s just something done to them by somebody, or caused by exposure...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 D Penny Reverse Error?, hi beck, interested collectors
hi beck, interested collectors, kissimmee fl: Hi Beck, Sounds like a neat find -- would love to see a picture of it. If you got it into a PCGS or NGC holder, marked as a struck-through error, I m sure you could find a bunch of interested collectors that would bid high at an auction. Congrats,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 P 1 Cent, 1964P, cent
1964P, cent, error: David: Based on the photo, it is neither. You have an altered coin. Someone has put your coin to a polishing or buffing wheel, and modified the coin surface, giving it a rippled appearance. The edge looks to be tapped and rounded. Altered coins have no...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 quarter raised edges, 1964, quarter
1964, quarter, error: Steve: Without a photo, it is hard to say what you have, but from your description, I d say it is an altered coin, and done after it left the mint. The reason is you say the coin is smaller in diameter, thicker, and has no edge reeding. It would have no...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1964 quarters, 1964, quarter
1964, quarter, value: Deanne: That s possible. Weight and metal composition are different. Quarters dated 1964 and before are made of .9F silver. With silver at $30 a troy ounce, melt value of the coin is about $5.50. Don t spend them as a quarter. They are worth much more....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1965 US Quarter defect?, error quarter
error quarter: Hello Leah, This mark was put into the coin after it left the mint. The value on this is still 25 cents. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy and sell all kinds of coins - Identification and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1968 Canadian Proof like set, 1968 Canadian Cent Variety
1968 Canadian Cent Variety: Hello, This is very interesting. I can not find any reference to this design. My suggestion would be to submit this to PCGS or NGC for authentication and variety identification. If this is authenticated it would surely be a rare variety. From the photo...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1968D Penny Yellow tint, 1968D, cent
1968D, cent, brass colored: Jon: There are known incidences of coins being struck by mixed metal copper planchet. They can range from red to yellow in color, and some are mixed with both colors. The error is a result of the metals not properly being mixed prior to blanking and striking....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1969 s DDO? Questions.., us mint, mint mark
us mint, mint mark, questin: Beck, While you definately do not have the valuable DDO #1, it sounds like you may have a DDO #2 Check the pictures here : http://www.coppercoins.com/lincoln/diestate.php?date=1969&die_id=1969s1do002&die_state=mds Hard to say what the value would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1970 s Small Date Penny RPM,DDO?, proof copies, mint mark
proof copies, mint mark, kissimmee fl: Beck, The $50 price tag for a proof is a totally different thing -- yours is not a proof. The uncirculated small date sells for about $25 -- however yours is not uncirculated. I would estimate the value for your circulated coin at $5 to $10 -- that is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1972 s Eisenhower $, 1972S, $1
1972S, $1, Ike: Greg: The Silver Ike surface variations are new to me. It is possible that either a uncirculated die missed the matte process and retained proof-like qualities in an early striking, or a proof die was somehow used for the reverse of the uncirculated coin....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1976 2 dollar bill with stamp and star. What is the price?, Postal cancelled $2.00
Postal cancelled $2.00: Hi Seth, You have what is called a postal cancel. The notese were brought into a post office and canceled by a postal clerk. People collect these notes but there are so many they aren t as rare as you d hope. They tend to run between $8.00 and $20.00....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 US Penny, lincoln pennies, lincoln penny
lincoln pennies, lincoln penny, copper plating: Hi Jim, Prior to 1982, Lincoln pennies were almost completely copper -- unlike the copper-plated-zinc pennies of today. A normal 1977 penny should weigh 3.11 grams. If your coin is within 0.05 of that, it likely is plated. If not, it is probably struck...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1979 error(?) Kennedy half dollar, 1979, half
1979, half, error: Wayne: Without a photo or a description of the edge and reverse where the oddity is, it would be difficult to establish what you really have. You do not give the condition of your coin. It could be an error or an altered coin, which would have no added...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1981 Mint Mark "D" DDO Quarter or DDR? Both?, mint mark, kissimmee fl
mint mark, kissimmee fl, teletrade: Hi Beck, I don t know what BIG MOTTO is supposed to mean, but it s not any recognized term for DDO. The coin in the eBay listing is not a doubled die. It s just a coin that was sztruck from worn down dies. That s why the D mintmark is filled, and also...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1983 penny, 1983, cent
1983, cent, stuck unplated zinc blank: Ed: Since 1982, the U.S. Cent has been made on a copper plated zinc planchet. The blanks are made outside the mint by a private firm. There are known instances where the plating process was missed on some blanks and they became mixed with the copper plated...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1984 Jefferson Nickel Abnormality, jefferson nickel, excess metal
jefferson nickel, excess metal, luck steve: Molly, Cool coin!!! The picture is a little blurry, but with my imagination I believe it is a massive die break. What happens is the die that strikes the coin will wear out over time usually resulting in small cracks and occasionally a break. Your...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1985 10 FRN Error Note, 1985, $10
1985, $10, FRN: Stephen: A photo would be nice, as I m not quite sure what the errors are. A bill with missing seal and serial numbers with light reverse ink would be a double error, happening during the first and third phase printing. You don t state the condition of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1985 one dollar note, cutting error, dollar note
cutting error, dollar note, error note: Hi Charles, You have a nice error note there. You said the note is misaligned on both sides which makes it a Major cutting error. It s major because of the degree of miscut. The third printing was applied in the correct register. If the cut was correct...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1985 P Nickel DDO?, kissimmee fl, cell phone camera
kissimmee fl, cell phone camera, blank eyes: Beck, More likely those are signs of a worn out die -- probably not valuable. A cell phone camera is not going to give you the close-up pictures you need for showing double dies and other tiny irregularities on coin surfaces. You should take a trip...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1987 silver penny, silver pennies, silver penny
silver pennies, silver penny, planchet: Gianna, Most of the time this will occur when someone plates the penny with a silver metal. The only other option is that it was struck on a planchet that was intended for a dime...which is rare. I would weigh the penny, and if it weighs around 3.11...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1988 No "FG", hi beck, kissimmee fl
hi beck, kissimmee fl, interested buyer: Hi Beck, That s a nice specimen of an over-polished die. Most likely the dies clashed, and they tried to remove the clash by polishing the die (to excess). Other examples of this have been found -- value maybe couple dollars if you can find an interested...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1991 P 1 Ct Right Side Memorial, 1991P, cent
1991P, cent, die doubling: David: I m not an expert on all doubled die coins. There are six to seven different classes of doubling. Your cent appears to have some doubling characteristics. This could be die doubling or an effect caused by the striking of the copper-plated zinc planchet....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: how much is a 1998 5 cent bahamas coin worth, Bahamas 5 cents 1998
Bahamas 5 cents 1998: Hi Amber, This coins could be very very rare but on the other hand all those very rare from Bahamas are without any great numismatics value. I will show you what i mean. This is Krause catalog coin number: KM# 60 5 CENTS 3.9400 g., Copper-Nickel,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $2.00 currency, Rare, star
Rare, star, note: Hi Debbie, $2.00 bills from 1928 aren t worth a whole lot if they are circulated. They tend to sell for about $4 to $6 The one thing to look out for is whether your note has a star next to the serial number. If there is a star the note can be worth quite...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 dollar bill...(A) series 1976, Paper, currency
Paper, currency, money: Hi Debbie, Legal Tender $2.00 bills from 1976 are not worth much more than face value sadly. They are just too common. I have seen people pay a slight premium like 2.10 for them but it s unusual. If you go to the bank and buy $100 in $2.00 bills I am...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2000 D penny, copper foil, word america
copper foil, word america, state of connecticut: Yes, Betty, these novelty pennies were made with all states at various times. They were made by taking real cents and stamping the states maps and initials into them. I think they were sold as novelties for around 99 cents or so. They really have no resale...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2003 penny with a ","stamped, word trust, planchet
word trust, planchet, coin dealer: Thomas, This one has got me stumped and that doesn t happen very often :) The only time something like this is usually seen is when die clashing occurs. This is when the dies strike each other without a planchet in the chamber and some of the design...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2005 nickel, buffalo nickel, reputable dealer
buffalo nickel, reputable dealer, day job: This sounds like what is known as a rotated reverse error. This is not commonly found. I would suggest showing it to a reputable dealer in your area. I will say, that rotated die error coins are not generally very expensive to acquire...so don t quit...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2006 $20 bill IF59601824D, money changers, clearing houses
money changers, clearing houses, authenticity: These stamps are put on after the note leaves the BEP. Notes are stamped by money changers and money clearing houses to indicate the bills have been checked for authenticity and are deemed valid. This is not something that is common in the states but in...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 3-coin Bicentennial set, abdul malik, mint mark
abdul malik, mint mark, united states coins: Haffis, The best way to determine if a coin is silver is to look at the edge of the coin. If it looks like two different metals have been sandwiched together, this is what is known as clad. The coin will be copper and nickel. If the edge is all one...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $5.00 silver certificate, star, currency
star, currency, silver certificate: Hi Jae, Without seeing the note I can t really be sure what your note is worth but I can give you some guidelines to work with. There are two things to consider regarding your 1934 D $5.00 silver certificate. First, is there a star near the serial...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 5 centimes coin, copper nickel, nickel alloy
copper nickel, nickel alloy, us penny: Hi David, This is a Belgian 5 centimes, with French legends Des Belges . They were also made with Dutch legend Der Belgen . The coins are made of copper-nickel alloy and several million were made. Unfortunately this is the most common year for these, worth...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 500 dollar csa note, none
none: Hello Alan, This $500 Confederate note you have has to be seen. The letters above the banner would change with the printing run. This is not my specialty but I have only seen C. A photo and date as well as the signers will help authenticate...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: AUSTRALIAN 1954 COMMEMORATIVE FLORIN, hubbed, serifs
hubbed, serifs, hi john: Hi again john, Sorry for the delay in answering your question. This is mechanical doubling (also called machine doubling or strike doubling). It is identified as flat shelving, typical on one side of a letter. Die deterioration doubling looks similar,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: bahama coin, Bahamas 25 cents 2000
Bahamas 25 cents 2000: Hi Erin, This is Krause catalog coin number: KM# 63.2 25 CENTS 5.7000 g., Copper-Nickel, 24 mm. Ruler: Elizabeth II Edge: Reeded Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1991 — — — 0.30 0.50 1.50 1992 — — — 0.30 0.50 1.50 1998 — — — 0.30 0.50 1.50 2000 — —...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian one cent, Canada large Cent
Canada large Cent: Hello Debbi, I would need to see the coin to give you a specific value but my guess would be that this was done by someone after it left the mint. If you can send me a picture I will get you a more specific answer. Regards, David McConaghy New England...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian coins, Canadian Coins, Canadian Currency
Canadian Coins, Canadian Currency: Hello Matias, There are some varieties of the 1953 5 cent piece that are rare. You have the one with strap far leaf . Its worth 5 cents Canadian. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: cdn info, $100, possible errors
$100, possible errors, contact: Scott: Can t really see much from the attached photo. You don t say where the lines/slashes are or how long they are. My best guess is that they are creases or wrinkles, and the bumps are very small pieces of rag within the manufacture of the paper. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Ceylon coin 1892, 1892 Ceylon Silver 10 cents
1892 Ceylon Silver 10 cents: The value of this coin is listed in Krause SCWC (2006) from US#1.50 in Fine Grade to US$15 in uncirculated grade. For more details about coin please refer http://coins.lakdiva.org/british_ceylon/victoria_10c.html Circulated coins wareout fast and if...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin, Great Britain Penny 1913
Great Britain Penny 1913 : Hi Jan, Yes this is large cent from UK. But i believe words are ONE PENNY ?! This is Krause catalog coin number: KM# 810 PENNY 9.4000 g., Bronze, 31 mm. Ruler: George V Obv: Head left Obv. Legend: GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF:...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, professional cleaning services, oxidation
professional cleaning services, oxidation, copper: never use ketchup or any chemical to clean your coin. If its copper, it cannot be cleaned and if its valuable please take help from professional cleaning services to clean it. always advisable to leave it uncleaned. As for valuation, i believe you have given...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, ebay, greek coin
ebay, greek coin, lawniczak: You surely have a greek coin. My guess from what you say is that it has a value of 10 drachmai and a date of 1980. However, from what I see, that should look like 19 in small letters, 10 in larger letters followed by 80 again in smaller letters. Try going...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin identification, coins, identify
coins, identify, value: Jack: Lots of information available on the Internet. Try to group the world coins by country. Separate silver coins from the others. Most circulated U.S. copper cents are worth two cents (struck prior to 1959) with some exceptions. I ll provide a few links...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin identification, coin identification, stockholm sweden
coin identification, stockholm sweden, hadrianus: Hi,Lee!Sure i can help you! On the obverse,there are :HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P(head of Hadrianus in right) On the revers:MONETA AVG It s roman coin of Hadrianus(117-138 A.D.)denarius,silver about 3 grams and what i see on the picture is GENUINE coin,not...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin market, valuations (US), sell vs hold, statehood quarters, dolley madison
statehood quarters, dolley madison, silver american eagle: Hi Bill, First off, I define high premium coins as those that trade for big percentages over their melt value. For example, $20 St Gaudens in MS-66. What I saw happening a few years back has happened before in 1980. When the economy tightens...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin Value, morgan silver dollar, peace dollar
morgan silver dollar, peace dollar, peace dollars: Hi Pamelia, In average condition, your coins will have the following current values : 1952 Booker T Washington commemorative silver half dollar == $9.00 1878 Morgan silver dollar == $24.00 1921 silver dollar == depends on which type you have. ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin value, juana de asbaje, 3 zeros
juana de asbaje, 3 zeros, copper nickel: Hi Keneitha, Yes those are coins from Mexico. This is Krause coin catalog number and specifications: KM# 486 20 PESOS 15.2000 g., Copper-Nickel, 32 mm. Obv: National arms, eagle left Rev: Figure with headdress facing left within circle Edge ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: confederate 500 dollar bill serial number18608, Confederate, reproduction
Confederate, reproduction, currency: Hi Kim, Well, I don t have that number as a known reproduction but that doesn t mean too much. The best way to tell if it s a reproduction is to see a real note. The differences are obvious once you see a real one. If you can send me a scan I d ba...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: copper colored 1989 D quarter, coin dealer, magnification
coin dealer, magnification, right direction: There is a slight possibility that this could be a genuine coin that is missing the clad layer of nickel. Most of the ones that I see are fake. Most of the time, someone will place the coin in a solution of acid which will dissolve the nickel layer and keep...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: crisp uncirculated $1 bills consecutive, Currency, rare
Currency, rare, value: Hi Shonia, Bank notes come in sequential packs from the BEP and the banks distribute from these packs. So really, all currency circulating today started life in crisp consecutive order. Because of this, consecutive uncirculated notes aren t rare. In...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Dutch Coin, Netherland 2 1/2 Gulden 1718
Netherland 2 1/2 Gulden 1718: Hi Anna, I am afraid but your coin looks modern copy: http://s162.photobucket.com/albums/t246/hminandar/antique%20coin/?albumview=slideshow http://cakrawalamultimedia.itrademarket.com/1149955/jual-koin-antik-2-5-gulden-raja-willem-iii-th-1718.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Edward VIII 1937 Penny, rare pattern, old coin
rare pattern, old coin, coin collection: Hi Shaun. Pretty low vale, I m afraid. In the best condition possible (Uncirculated) this coin is worth £6.00. 1937 was the year of George VI s coronation, so I guess that s who you mean? Now let us assume you mean the abdicated King, Ed VIII. No coins...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Error on Back of $1 1935 Silver Certificate, 1935, $1
1935, $1, SC: Norma: I looked at your note under magnification, but could not tell if the paper in the area where part of the E of ONE on the reverse has been altered. If it is a real error, it most likely was caused by some obstruction on the print plate or the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error coin, roosevelt dimes, mint error
roosevelt dimes, mint error, roosevelt dime: Avis, No, I don t recall ever seeing that before. It is quite interesting. The only thing I can think of off the top of my head is that it may be what is known as a cud. Yep, just like what cows eat :) A cud is a break or chip in the die which then...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Error Dime, 1976D, dime
1976D, dime, reverse error: Alyssa: The coin is not worth sending to him. The photo is rather fuzzy, but it looks like you have a minor error caused by either a foreign object, damaged planchet or filled die. It is hard to say without seeing the coin. It would likely have a retail...