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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1977 DDO?, 1977, cent
1977, cent, die doubled: Beck: Keep looking. I believe this to be an altered coin. Die doubling does not happen on the entire coin surface. Someone likely used a buffing wheel to distort and thicken the letters. Altered coins have no added numismatic value. I ve provided two...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1983 D DDO Penny, sarasota florida, blurry photo
sarasota florida, blurry photo, guarantee corporation: Hi John, The 1983 double die had the reverse doubled. What you have, appears to me, to be a die shift, not a double die. However, I am looking at a slightly blurry photo. That said, contact Numismatic Guarantee Corporation in Sarasota Florida. For a fee,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1985 $10 bill, identify currency, foreign notes
identify currency, foreign notes: Hello Jordan, Sorry to say but that is a current circulating note and is still worth $10. If it is in perfect uncirculated condition it may rise in value but not nearly as much as it would if you were to make an investment in most mutual funds or other...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1990 D Penny Routine Obverse, Reverse Blank Zink, metal strip, obverse
metal strip, obverse, pennies: David, Thank you for the pictures -- they were really helpful. It s essentially impossible for a coin to be struck on only one side without having some kind of malformation, caused by there being more than one coin blank in the press. I suspect your...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: I have 1990 no mint penny not incased, lincoln pennies, mint coins
lincoln pennies, mint coins, philadelphia mint: George, A 1990 penny with no mintmark is normal -- it just means it was made at the Philadelphia Mint -- unless it is one of the extremely rare no-S proof error coins. But unless it has a finish like a mirror, it s not one of these proofs, it s just a...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1990 Proof Penny with No S Mint Mark, extreme rarity, mint mark
extreme rarity, mint mark, type appearance: Beck, It would be extremely lucky for you to find a 1990 No-S Proof penny, they are worth over $4,000 However, to find one in a roll of pennies is prettymuch impossible. They were only issued in mint-sealed proof sets. So, somebody would have had to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1992 D Error Penny 's, hi beck, kissimmee fl
hi beck, kissimmee fl, hylas: Hi Beck, This occurred after it left the mint. As a result of the cut through cross, the weight is wrongs, complete pennies weigh 3.1 grams. Maybe it was done as a fundraiser for some Christian organization? I have seen numerous different pieces that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1992 D Penny? Front Picture., zinc core, copper coating
zinc core, copper coating, kissimmee fl: Hi Mirza, Thank you for the pictures. This is definitely something that was done to the penny after it left the mint. Not sure why, but somebody took a normal penny and cut that cross into it. From your picture I think I can see the zinc core of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1995P extra leaf dime, coin expert, ken potter
coin expert, ken potter, coin collectors: Monika, Thank you for the picture. Unfortunately I will have to join the list of dealers that have never seen this variety before either. About all I can do is refer you to a nationally recognized error coin expert I know : Ken Potter http://koinpro.tripod.com...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1998 (Close AM) No S Mint Mark Question?, 1998, cent
1998, cent, close AM: Mirza: I m not an expert on the close AM varieties, but you can find all about them at the following site: http://www.lincolncentresource.com/wideams.html You may want to check ebay listings under US coins in the quarter or exonumia category to see...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1998 Penny Errors? Letter Doubling!, 1998, cent
1998, cent, error lettering: Beck: Took photo and enlarged it. I believe what you see as the top of the letters In God We Trust being different is actually the damage or corrosion of the copper plating to the zinc cent core, and not error lettering. I do not believe it to have any...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 headed quarter, 2 headed quarter, new quarters
2 headed quarter, new quarters, sorry amanda: Sorry Amanda, but it s a novelty item made by altering two regular coins and gluing the pieces back together. If you use a strong magnifier, check both sides, just inside the raised rim, for a seam where the two pieces are joined. It has a novelty value...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 20 missing treasury stamp, 2004A, $20
2004A, $20, FRN: Hi Mat: Thanks for your inquiry. I do not buy and sell through the AllExperts site. I do not feel it is a professional thing to do. I offer my knowledge without pay, but donations are acceptable. I do not have a similar note for sale. You likely have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2001 Penny DDO? No V or D in VDB!, hi beck, mint error
hi beck, mint error, us mint: Hi Beck, Sounds like Die Deterioration to me. As the dies wear out, letters get flattened out and details may go away. It can t be a grease filled die, because the VDB letters are incuse -- not raised -- so they stick up on the coin die -- nothing to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2004 Wide AM Found!, 2004, cent
2004, cent, wide AM: Mirza: As I told you before, I m not an expert on the close AM varieties, but you can find all about them at the following site: http://www.lincolncentresource.com/wideams.html I do not know if any 2004 (regular strike) wide AM cents are known. You...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2009 Sacagewa dollar, 2009, $1
2009, $1, Sacagawea: Kevin: Thanks for the question. I found a site showing your dollars and one with mention of the error. 2009 was the first year to have the date, mintmark and E PLURIBUS UNUM on the edge. The no edge lettering example sold for just under $10K. The second...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 5 dollar gold coins, liberty gold coins, dollar gold
liberty gold coins, dollar gold, gold pieces: Hi Leroy, Once a gold coin is mounted, it loses it s collector value unless it is a rare date. 1903 is a common date so there is no issue there. I would sell them as cufflinks if possible. They should bring in the neighborhood of $1,000. The $5 gold...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: more old coins, French Indo Chine Coins
French Indo Chine Coins: Hello Jordan, The French Indo China (today Vietnam) coins have a little value, about $3 to $5 each. That silver Italian coin is worth about $40 to $70. Its a collectible coin in good condition. The others have very little value. Regards, David McConaghy...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: American 1918 2 and 1/2 dollar coin, dollar gold coin, indian head gold
dollar gold coin, indian head gold, bank vault: Hi Cary, If it is in the bank vault, I would not worry about getting insurance. The odds of someone breaking into a bank vault are slim and the insurance premium would be prohibitive for what you have. Even in GEM condition, the coin is only worth about...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: American made Ang Bagong Lipunan Philippine coins, us mint, foreign coins
us mint, foreign coins, franklin mint: Hi Griff, The Franklin Mint pieces are not considered as being for regular circulation, as is often the case with their coins (which usually come in matte and proof versions). My research leads me to the following bit of info: The regular circulating...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: austrian Coin, kaiser franz joseph, schiess
kaiser franz joseph, schiess, shooting gallery: Hi Max, I admit that i had quite difficult task this time and i needed some time to find this one without picture. Looks that is like some shooting Thaler because they have in Innsbruck shooting events. Shooting gallery in Innsbruck: http://www.riesenrundgemaelde.at/e/thema/schiess.htm...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: BRYANS MONEY, william jennings bryan, free coinage
william jennings bryan, free coinage, presidential campaigns: Anthony, You have a piece of what s known as Bryan Money. These were tokens and medals issued during the 1896 and 1900 presidential campaigns, that centered around the controversy of William Jennings Bryan s platform advocating the free coinage of silver...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: california coin/token, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Christina, This is probably a replica token. Some of these had a small amount of gold in them but most did not and have very little value. If I could see your coin I would be able to give you a definitive answer. Regards, David McConaghy New...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian paper money, 1$ Centennial of Canadian confederation
1$ Centennial of Canadian confederation: Hi, Louise, Yes you have 1967 COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE, Krause catalog: #84 Centennial of Canadian confederation. Those banknotes seems to be pretty common because there is no high numismatic value even in UNC grade! UNC banknotes are 3,50$ (1867-1967...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: china silver dollar coin, yuan shi kai, silver dollar coins
yuan shi kai, silver dollar coins, yuan shih kai: Hi Dot, The ones with 6 characters are Republic of China general issues. The one in the picture with two additional characters is of the Kansu province type. Unfortunately it also appears to be a modern replica, as some details about it are not right. Appears...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: cien pesetas coin(1984), better luck next time, spanish peseta
better luck next time, spanish peseta, aluminum bronze: Hi Santos, This is Spanish coin that can be still changed into Euro € currency. 166.386 Pesetas is 1€ Euro. Cien is 100 so that makes 0,6€ or 0.78$ Numismatic value and Krause catalog number: KM# 826 100 PESETAS 9.3000 g., Aluminum-Bronze, 24.5...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Robin, That coin is worth closer to $30 here in the US. The silver content is 98% of one troy ounce and a troy ounce of silver today is just over $29. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: what is my coin worth, u s mint, coin worth
u s mint, coin worth, rare coin: If your coin looks like the one in the pictures attached, then it is a modern coin, minted in 2008, by the U.S. Mint -- the date is on the outside edge of the coin. They made millions of them so you can spend it. If your coin is different than that, I...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coin worth, 1959, polish
1959, polish, aluminum: Brandi: Thanks for the question. I m not competent on many world coins. I believe your 1959 aluminum coin is from Poland. Due to the metal content and condition you state, it is not likely worth a lot of money. Used small denomination world coins sell...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coins, cents, which to buy
cents, which to buy: Aaron: Tough question. General rule is to buy the best grade and toughest date coin you can afford. In the Lincoln Cent series, these are the hardest to come by: 1909-S - 1.8 million, 1909-S VDB - 0.5 million, 1914-D - 1.2 million, 1922 (No mint mark)...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Confederate note, Confederate Money
Confederate Money: Hi Jim, It looks like you have a replica note there. Can you send me a picture of the back? If you look closely at the border area of the front and back you should see the word facsimile somewhere. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US Currency, 1 and 2 Dollar Bills, US, paper currency
US, paper currency, value: Doug: 1. Currency is considered uncirculated if it is crisp, new, and has no folds, creases or color loss. Bills received from a bank teller can be uncirculated, as well as one s received from merchants. Here s some general information on how currency is...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: currency, 1950B, $100
1950B, $100, note: Tony: Thanks for the question. Bills are printed in sheets of 32 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. Along with the date and series, condition weighs in the final value of your note. An average...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ddo?, cent, die doubling
cent, die doubling, value: Darrick: Some of the photos have the appearance of minor doubling, but it is not normal for the doubling to be both on the lettering, date and design of the coin. They are usually limited to one or two of the three, but not all elements of the coin side...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: what denomination?, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Robert, The coin you have is a 50 Haleru. 100 Halerus equaled 1 Koruna. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy and sell all kinds of coins - Identification and Appraisals are always fre...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: one dollar bills, US, paper currency
US, paper currency, circulated: Jeff: Thanks for the question. Most modern, circulated currency like yours is only worth face value. For more information on note values, see: http://www.coinsite.com/html/uspapermoneyprices(sm).asp You may want to check US coins and currency listings...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US one dollar coin 1971-1978, one dollar coins, dollar coin
one dollar coins, dollar coin, half dollars: Hello Miguel, The silver dollars dated between 1971 and 1978 are not silver and are only worth $1. However, the half dollars are a different story. The ones dated 1967, 1968, 1969 and 1970 are part silver and worth about $3-4 each. 1971 and after have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Double headed coins, 1981, quarter
1981, quarter, two heads: Scott: Thanks for the question. Likely it is a magic coin. It is not possible for a coin to have two heads or tails. The holding devices for the dies are different sizes for the heads and tails. These sell from time to time on ebay for a few dollars....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Double mm 1939D 2 mark, professional coin grading service, coin grading service
professional coin grading service, coin grading service, berlin mint: Hi Michael, Double dies are also fairly common on these coins, especially the D/Munich mint and A/Berlin mint coins. Sending it to NGC or PCGS would cost you more than the coin is expected to sell for at auction. A nice mint state coin would be worth it,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: egyptian coins, mint mark, mint state
mint mark, mint state, piastres: I would put the 20 piastres at $100 to $125. At $300 it would need to be NGC or PCGS slabbed mint state. The price on the 10 piastres is fair, but for some reason they don t seem to be as popular as the 20 piastres, at least not on eBay. Thanks again! =...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: el banco de espana, identify currence, foreign notes
identify currence, foreign notes: Hello Henry, In average circulated condition this bill would be worth about $3.00. Regards, David McConaghy New England Coin Exchange www.necoinexchange.com 401-339-2934 We buy and sell all kinds of coins - Identification and Appraisals are always...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: error quarter, quarter, error
quarter, error, value: Hi Pete: Thanks for the question. From the photo, it looks like your quarter may have a slight mis-aligned die. It has a retail value of approximately $3 to $5 to an interested collector. If the obverse is normal , then there is a strong possibility...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: european coins, Seville EXPO 1992 proof set
Seville EXPO 1992 proof set: Hi Chris, All this coins are from Seville EXPO 1992. Krause catalog numbers: KM# 993 100 PESETAS 1.6800 g., 0.9250 Silver 0.0500 oz. ASW Ruler: Juan Carlos I Subject: Seville Expo 92 Obv: Arched bridge Rev: Bridge Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1992 D Error Penny 's
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1992 D Error Penny 's

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1998 (Close AM) No S Mint Mark Question?
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1998 (Close AM) No S Mint Mark Question?

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: china silver dollar coin, coins
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: china silver dollar coin, coins

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US one dollar coin 1971-1978, silver dollars
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US one dollar coin 1971-1978, silver dollars

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: fifty cent piece, alignment features, mint mark
alignment features, mint mark, eagle side: Robin: You are correct. Can t say why someone would do it and go through all that trouble more than once. It was not mint made. Perhaps it was a puzzle coin, i.e., coin inside a coin, but more difficult to solve. I d bet there was a solution to opening...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: foreign coin, dinars, half dollar
dinars, half dollar, kran: Hi Paul, This coin is from Iran, of the 1927 to 1929 type and made of .900 silver. I can t tell the size exactly from the picture, but it appears to be one of the larger denominations. If it s a little smaller than a US half dollar, you have a 2000 dinars...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: foreign currency, desert storm war, currency dealer
desert storm war, currency dealer, king fahd: Hi Dawn, I can t help you with that and I don t know if it is exchangeable for US Dollars. You first should check to see if a foreign exchange bank still accepts them, then try a foreign currency dealer. You may also check eBay for similar notes. Good...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Foreign Currency and Coins, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Gabrielle, For the most part what you have is vacation money. People traveled to these places and took these home because they were too little to spend or they just thought that they looked cool. Most of them are in well circulated condition and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: german empire coin, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Leo, That s a really good coin! The mintage was only 78,500 pieces and the value would be close to $300 in uncirculated condition. You would need to get it authenticated and graded by PCGS or NGC to get that value but that is a very collectible coin....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Gold Investment, pamp suisse, american eagles
pamp suisse, american eagles, gold coins: Hi Mike, As I understand the law, pre 1933 U.S. gold coins that trade for a premium in excess of 20% over the intrinsic (melt) value are deemed collectible and hence can not be confiscated by the U.S. gov t. But, when gold was recalled in the 1930 s, the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: two headed quarter, quarter, two dates
quarter, two dates, two heads: Eileen: Hard to say, but it is not possible for a coin to have two heads or tails or a coin with two different dates, one on each side with both heads. The holding devices for the dies are different sizes for the heads and tails. Can you weigh your quarter?...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: helvetica coin, Switzerland 5 Rappen 1919
Switzerland 5 Rappen 1919: Hi Douglas, This coin is from Switzerland. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rappen http://www.coinquest.com/cgi-bin/cq/coins?main_coin=2757&main_ct_id=43 This is Krause catalog number: KM# 26 5 RAPPEN 2.0000 g., Copper-Nickel, 17.1 mm. Obv: Crowned...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: hope you can help me, 1990, quarter
1990, quarter, doubled die: Gerardo: Looked at your photo under magnification. The In God We Trust looks normal to me. I do not believe your coin to be an error. See link for doubled dies: http://www.doubleddie.com/58222.html If you live close to a local shop, they should...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: are all hundred days 5 francs cleaned, french coins, resale opportunity
french coins, resale opportunity, napoleon 1815: Hi John, the answer is buy it if the price suits your budget and the book value. The French devour napoleonic coins, as you know, so you will always have a resale opportunity. The French buy their coins cleaned anyway, they don t worry too much about that,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Japanese currency, identify currency, foreign notes
identify currency, foreign notes: Hello Mary, What you have there is a 1946ish 10 Yen note. These are typically in rough shape because they were taken back servicemen after WWII and held onto for all these years. They have a little value, in this condition you would get $1 to $3 for...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: kotte fanams, Kotte fanam
Kotte fanam: Kotte was the capital of the low country at the time the Portuguese invaded Lanka in 1505. These gold fanams are mentioned in the text such as grants of that era and therefore they are associated with the Kotte Kingdom. In Knox s time (1659-1679) the Kandyan...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: markings on 20 dollar bill, Currency, Silver Certificates
Currency, Silver Certificates, $10 bill: Hello Jean, I am not sure if this is an error that was done at the Bureau of Engraving or if it is the result of another bill being placed on this one while both got wet. The number looks like a plate number. You can see these in the corners of the front...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Martin Luther coin, Martin Luther coin, german coin
Martin Luther coin, german coin, dug coin: Hello Michael, It sounds like you have a German coin there. Take a look at this coin and if its the one you have its value would be about $10 for its silver content, a bit more if the holder is silver too. It sounds like its in pretty rough condition...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mattie PROOF Lincoln Cents of 1909-1916?, matte, proof
matte, proof, cents: Mirza: Try the following link: http://forums.collectors.com/messageview.cfm?catid=30&threadid=820633 for photos, and these for more information on matte proof Lincoln cents: http://www.lincolncentresource.com/Matte_Proofs.html http://reviews.ebay.com/MATTE-PROOF-LINCOLNS_W0QQugidZ10000000005630063...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Two Medals to value, king edward vii, queen alexandra
king edward vii, queen alexandra, music letters: Hi again Ramon, The first medal is worth $25 to $35 in excellent condition. I have also seen them in silver, these are worth around $75. It should be signed by the medallist Frampton. The second one is from your country of Puerto Rico. This is a medallic...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Two Medals to value, women with wings, universal exposition
women with wings, universal exposition, napoleon iii: Hi again Ramon, The first medal is a more common, souvenir version of a larger medal. The French government issued the same medal in bronze and silver, but those are 51mm to 58mm in size. There are smaller ones in gold as well. The smaller ones I have seen...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: US Mint and Proof Sets, check ebay, philadelphia mint
check ebay, philadelphia mint, plastic token: Hi Doug, The Mint set consists of 1 Denver mint Sleeve and one Phillie Sleeve. The other set is a Proof Set. The Mint set would probably sell for about $35-40 and the Proof set should be about $24 Check eBay for current values and possibly a selling...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mis made 1942 half dollar, 1942, half
1942, half, split planchet: Gwendolyn: Thanks for the question. Yes. Your coin may have been struck on a defective blank that had gas trapped within the planchet material as it solidified and was rolled into the planchet stock used to make the unstruck coin rounds. There are varying...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mis-struck Penny, circulation, mint
circulation, mint, email: Ryan, They don t tell me your email, so the best I can do is answer here. Your penny has been altered after it left the mint. Somebody ground off the back side -- probably as one of the steps in making a two-headed coin. They may have ground off too...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mis-struck Penny, 1967, cent
1967, cent, missing back: Ryan: From the photo, the reverse of your coin appears to have been altered after it left the mint. It has no rim or edge. You do not give the weight or thickness of the coin. Does the front look normal? It is possible it may have been struck with a second...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: mis-struck quarter, 1978, quarter
1978, quarter, error: Jeff: Real mis-struck quarters are worth as little as double face (partial collar) to hundreds and even thousands of dollars (double strike or off metal), depending on date, mintmark, condition and error type. I could tell you more with a photo. You...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Mis Struck quarter?, mint error, sarasota florida
mint error, sarasota florida, smooth edge: Hi Richard, There are a couple of possibilities here. #1 is that the coin was struck without the collar on the blank which would account for the smooth edge and the slightly larger diameter. #2 is that the coin got stuck in a counting machine that...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: miss print penny, mint error, canadian coins
mint error, canadian coins, queens head: Hi Harley, The question now is why is the date missing. If it was removed after it left the mint (altered), it has no value. If it is a genuine mint error, it could be quite valuable. You need to have the coin inspected by an authority on Canadian...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Miss struck quarter, mint error, quarter in my pocket
mint error, quarter in my pocket, pool game: Hi Willy, I wouldn t sell it if you re winning! It sounds to me like a mint error, however not a rare one. When a coin is struck, the coin blank (planchet) is held in place by a collar. That preevents the coin from spreading too much and also puts...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: need to no if my coin is worth anything, queen elizabeth ii, numismatic value
queen elizabeth ii, numismatic value, copper nickel: Hi Connell, This is Krause catalog number of this coin: KM# 2 SHILLING = 10 CENTS Copper-Nickel, 23.5 mm. Obv: Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II right Rev: Shield Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1964 15,500,000 0.15 0.25 0.65 1.50 — 1964 Proof 2,060...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Need to identify this coin, Ancient Gold coins
Ancient Gold coins: This is not a Lankan coin. I don t identify it. A coin has two sides you should post images of both sides when trying to identify coin. There are catalogs of Gold coins, Gold Coins of the World Arthur L. Friedberg and Ira S. Friedberg (Author)...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Two new medals, silver gilding, gymnastics competition
silver gilding, gymnastics competition, cariage: Hi again Ramon, The first is from Belgium, it is a blank award medal for the gymnastics competition that was held every year. This one was in Brussels. It is most likely silver gilding on bronze like you said. Because it s blank and was not awarded, I would...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: new peso 1907, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello, I am very familiar with those coins, they were brought back in large quantities from US Servicemen deployed in those countries. Unless they are in perfect condition their value lies in their silver content, roughly $1.00 per gram. The Philippine...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: New York State Quarter, 2001, NY
2001, NY, quarter: John: With no photo, it is difficult to say what you may have, but I can almost certainly say it was done after it left the mint. As such, it is an altered coin, and has no added numismatic value. It likely was done by an outside firm for publicity and/or...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: old british coin value, value question, silver coinage
value question, silver coinage, coin value: Thanks for the measurements Phil. It s a crown and the value varies enormously depending on the condition of your coin. In not good nick it will be between £50 and £80. Grading is all decisive in valuing coins and there are 4 key grades ranging from Fine...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: about my penny, cent, no date
cent, no date, letters: Christy: With no photo, hard to say. Could be an error, such as a thin planchet or a die trial. Also could be a filled die strike. The error possibilities would retail for $5 to $75, depending on type and condition. Other possibilities are a buffed or filed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: a quarter, quarter, two dates
quarter, two dates, two heads: Hi John: I get questions like yours every once in a while. The vast majority of these two headed or tailed coins are magic pieces, altered outside of the mint. It is not possible for a coin to have two heads or tails or a coin with two different dates,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Republic of Minerva gold/silver coin, pacific island nation, longitude and latitude
pacific island nation, longitude and latitude, proof coin: Hi David, You have a 1973 one-year only minted, 10,500 piece mintage, 35 Minerva Dollars face value, PROOF coin from the South Pacific island nation of Minerva. Minerva s longitude and latitude are listed on the obverse of the coin. And as stated on the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Republique franchaise coins/ silver, mint mark, mint marks
mint mark, mint marks, good starting point: Hi Ron, A good starting point would be to take note of the exact year and the mint mark on each coin. The mint mark will be a capital letter, some include A, B, a double B, D, I, T, L, W and a few more. Depending on which type you have, the mint mark will...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: russian coin, Germany Vereins Thaler 1861 Prussia
Germany Vereins Thaler 1861 Prussia: Hi Shannon, That is a German commemorative Thaler coin from state of Prussia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prussia http://www.ebay.com/itm/PRUSSIA-CORONATION-THALER-1861-BU-/140648101392?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20bf47b610#ht_1854wt_1396 ...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: sequential 1969 dollar bills, identify foreign coins, error coins
identify foreign coins, error coins, coin value: Hello Zane, The fees at eBay are about 14%, most other auction sites like Heritage are 20%. To sell on eBay is pretty easy, for Heritage and others you just need to call them and they will walk you through the process. Regards, David McConaghy New...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: One Sided $20, 1977A, $20
1977A, $20, FRN: Joshua: A valuable error! Worth likely between $300 to $500. Best place to sell would be an auction or sell to an error specialist. Here s link for you to view different types of error currency and their values. Link: http://www.coinsite.com/html/uscurrencyerrors.asp...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: One sided penny, 1969D, cent
1969D, cent, no reverse: Kip: Without a photo, it s hard to say if the reverse of your coin was altered after it left the mint or is a real error. Does the reverse have rim or edge, or is it smooth up to the edge? You do not give the weight or thickness of the coin. Does the front...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: one sided uk 2p piece, rare thanks, queens head
rare thanks, queens head, worth hundreds: Hi Wayne: Picked this question up from the pool. It could be an error or an altered coin. If you could re-ask the question and attach a photo or provide added data as to the weight and thickness compared to a regular UK 2P coin struck on both sides, I can...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Silver dollar, 1881-S, silver dollar
1881-S, silver dollar, MS-65: Clint: A true MS65 1881-S Morgan Dollar would retail for about $125. There is a big jump between MS-64 and MS-65. The MS-64 only retails for about $65, less than half of the value for a coin one point higher. You may want to refer to the earlier grading...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Straits Settlement coins., Straits Settlement one cent 1890
Straits Settlement one cent 1890: Hi Vikram, This is big copper coin. If it is in high grade than you can have some value there. Krause catalog number of this coin: KM# 16 CENT Bronze Obv: Bust of Queen Victoria left Edge: Reeded Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1890 11,006,000 3.00...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: trying to find out if coin is worth something and how much, mint marks, auspice
mint marks, auspice, gold coin: Hi Bridget, Coins of this type were made in several denominations and in several countries with the same design. I would need to know the denomination and mint marks. They are both on the USPICE DEO side. The denomination is a number 1,2, 4 or 8 to the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Unknown Coin, Greek Roman Coins, Identify Coin
Greek Roman Coins, Identify Coin: Hello Dee, After looking very closely at your photos and comparing them to dozens of known authentic coins I am sorry to say that the coin you have looks like a replica. The proportions of the owl and missing details indicate that this is a replica. The...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of old coins, Half Dollars, German Coins
Half Dollars, German Coins: Hello Shobana, On the 2 Mark coin there should be a date on the back. Its probably a 1937 or 1938, in either case the value would be about $20 for that coin. The 5 Mark coin is worth $40. These prices assume that the coins are in good condition and all...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Vatican City coin, vatican coins, rome mint
vatican coins, rome mint, www ebay co uk: HI, Look on the picture. There you have MAX.A.XXII I gave you some links of ebay before. As you can see some coins were sold for 20$ and some sellers ask much more but it is hard to sell like that. So if you will have auction there is only problem...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Walker Anomaly, mint error, molten pool
mint error, molten pool, hi adam: Hi Adam, Thank you for the pictures -- that is an unusual looking coin. From your description, I would have said it had been in a fire. But from the pictures, I don t believe that to be the case. Either way, it did not come from the mint that way....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: wheat penny value/ cleaning green wheats, wheat penny value, wheat pennies
wheat penny value, wheat pennies, world liberty: Hi ken, Once the copper starts to corrode (Green), there isn t much you can do. The coins are already ruined so cleaning them will not detract from the value. It takes a few months but you can try soaking them in olive oil. For some reason, the olive oil...

Coin Collecting: 1.00 1935 bill, 1935F, $1
1935F, $1, note: Hi Bob: Thanks for your question. I ve answered ones like this before. Bills are printed in sheets of 32 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. Unfortunately,...

Coin Collecting: us 1 dollar bill, 1993, $1
1993, $1, FRN: Hi Jim: Thanks for your question. Yes, it sounds like you may have a nice error note. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. From What s My Paper Money Error Worth : The back is printed first and taken to a drying room. Next the...

Coin Collecting: 1 pound silver dollar 12 Troy ounces .999 fine, 12 troy ounces, 1 pound
12 troy ounces, 1 pound, silver: Hi Again Bernard: Thanks for the clarification. Just multiply the spot price of silver times 12 for the value of this item. It is not likely that it would bring much, if any of a premium over spot. With silver at about $30 a troy ounce, your piece would...

Coin Collecting: 1 troy pound silver coin, silver, round
silver, round, value: Hi Bernard: Thanks for the question. Your description of the piece tends to verify that what you have is a one troy ounce .999 Fine Silver Round. Many of these are struck with designs very similar to our U.S. coinage. They are a popular way to hold silver...

Coin Collecting: $10 error note, 1985, $10
1985, $10, FRN: Hi Cynthia: Thanks for your question. It sounds like you may have a scarce second print and cutting error. It is often referred to as a butterfly currency error. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. Bills are printed...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $10 Misprint, 1980's, $10
1980's, $10, FRN: Hi Gerry: Nice photo and nice error. If you sell them, let me know what you get. If you would like a good friend and error dealer, contact Fred Weinberg at: http://www.fredweinberg.com/ He ll treat you right and offer you a fair price. Continued good...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1774 Carolus III DeI,G, carolus, mints
carolus, mints, latin america: Hi again Walter, This one is from Spain itself, the Seville mint, rather than one of the colonial mints in Latin America. They are indeed silver, 0.833 purity. Because the portrait is well worn, the value would be $10-$15. In high grade they bring significant...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1851 Mexican Silver Peso, peso coins, chess table
peso coins, chess table, old coins: Hi again Rick, It s good that you are already informed of that. Some questions I receive involve coins that were already cleaned and usually ruined in the process. I could not honestly tell you the best way to proceed without seeing a clear picture of the...

Coin Collecting: 1855 French Coin, coin jewelry, napolian
coin jewelry, napolian, decent condition: Hi Paul, The coin is in decent condition, but still has significant wear. As such it s worth around $5. There are two privy marks for this year (at the left of the date), with yours being the more common dog s head. An anchor would have been worth a little...

Coin Collecting: 1863 Penny, 1863, civil war
1863, civil war, token: Hi Heather: Thanks for your question. I just answered one similar to yours. You have a Patriotic Civil War 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...

Coin Collecting: 1874 German mark, grade coins, mint mark
grade coins, mint mark, mint marks: Hi Jim, Unless you have a particularly rare date and mint mark, the mint mark will only have a difference in value for high grade coins. In the case of an 1874-B or 1874-E, the B mark is the better of the two, but both are fairly common. For an average,...

Coin Collecting: 1874onedollargoldcoin, mint mark, counterfeit coin
mint mark, counterfeit coin, gold piece: Karen, It sounds like a U.S. $1 gold piece. These were minted through 1889. Having no mintmark is normal for coins of this era -- it just means that it came from the main mint in Philadelphia -- only branch mints (like Denver) got mintmarks on their coins....

Coin Collecting: 1878 one pound silver Morgan Round, troy ounces, troy pound
troy ounces, troy pound, precious metals: Eugene, These were made by several different companies, so I cannot answer specificas about yours. Most likely it is .999 pure silver -- it should be marked somewhere on the coin (perhaps on the edge?) Some companies were misleading in what they actually...

Coin Collecting: 1889-2006 South Dakota quarter, copper nickel, collector interest
copper nickel, collector interest, ebay: Tony, The blanks for these quarters are cut from long strips of metal. These strips are composed of mostly copper with a coating of silvery-looking copper/nickel. If part of the strip does not get its outer coating, then blanks cut from that area will...

Coin Collecting: 1892 John S D Thompson coin, ottawa canada, tower house
ottawa canada, tower house, light grey: Hello Brian, Thank you very much for your question. There are a few examples that your item could potentially be - is it possible for you to send me a scan of both sides of your coin? I greatly look forward to your follow up. All the best, Bond Rideout...

Coin Collecting: 1909 coin, dutch east indies, forign
dutch east indies, forign, exact value: Hi Bernadette, This is a coin from the Dutch East Indies, or present day area of Indonesia. They are not particularly rare, and condition is very important to value. A coin with significant wear will only be worth a few dollars, while one without any signs...

Coin Collecting: 1909 S - VDB, price of metals, novice collector
price of metals, novice collector, soft plastics: Hi Owen, No one has a crystal ball on the future. I hesitate giving you a bench mark figure. And there is always a risk the coin will go down in value (although it has performed well over time). I d recommend comparing retail prices over the last 40 years...

Coin Collecting: 1911 German Marks worth, german marks, question thanks
german marks, question thanks, german states: Hi Sandra, I can certainly tell you what the coins are worth, but there is one small problem. The side of the coins that is pictured is the same for a few different German states that issued such coins in that year. I would need to see the other side in...

Coin Collecting: 1916 Lincoln Memorial Penny?, 1916, cent
1916, cent, Memorial reverse: Hi Renee: Thanks for your question. You are right. The memorial reverse was first minted in 1959. Without a photo or more of a description, it is impossible for me to say what you may have. With unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information...

Coin Collecting: 1922- D Lincoln cent Error no mint mark, mint mark, lincoln cents
mint mark, lincoln cents, ebay: Charles, Because there are so many fakes out there, I wouldn t buy a 22 no D penny unless it was certified by PCGS or NGC. Such coins do come up once in a while on Ebay, but don t expect a good deal . You should be wary of any coin offered at a lower than...

Coin Collecting: 1923 Peace Dollar, 1923, Peace Dollar
1923, Peace Dollar, value: Hi Gregg: Thanks for your question. I m not sure what you mean by marks. The silver dollars did not have metal content identified on the coin. They were made of .900 Fine Silver. With the price of silver at about $29 a troy ounce, your silver dollar...

Coin Collecting: 1927 georgvis v dei gra:britt:omn:rex fid:, omn, britt
omn, britt, gra: Kathleen, This is common, because these coin are often shaped concave or convex. This causes some areas to be heavily worn while others look nearly pristine. I m afraid the value for a common date with significant wear is not more than a dollar. Thanks...

Coin Collecting: 1929 ten dollar bill, 1929, $10
1929, $10, FRN: Hi Anne: Thanks for your question. I m not quite sure what you want to know, but you likely have a piece of National Currency. The condition of your note, along with the issuing National Bank, help establish the value of your note. From www.coinsite.com:...

Coin Collecting: 1934D 5 dollar silver certificates, 1934D, $5
1934D, $5, silver certificate: Hi John: Thanks for your question. A recent issue of Paper Money Values gives a retail value of $35 for an individual 1934D $5 UNC silver certificate note. Your group of 12 Uncirculated 1934D $5 silver certificates has an approximate retail value of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1942 1 cent, foreign coins, apprasial
foreign coins, apprasial, pitcher plant: Hello Michele, Thank you very much for your follow up. Your Newfoundland 1 cent is indeed a nice one to put away but sadly the trend right now is only about 1.00 on your item due to the condition. A very nice conversation piece to say the least! As for...

Coin Collecting: 1943 silver penny, 1943 penny
1943 penny: Hi Jennifer, These are zinc coated steel and were made officially only in 1943 when copper was being used in the war effort. They have little value (10 cents). However, if you found a 1943 made of copper, of which about 4 dozen are known, it would be worth...

Coin Collecting: 1944-D Netherlands 10 cent coin?, wooden toothpick, mint mark
wooden toothpick, mint mark, grading companies: Hi Rich, It s a little difficult to tell from the angle of the photo, but it appears to be a normal P that was wither dinged at the tips, which commonly hapens on coins, or someone had attempted to alter to look like a D (also not uncommon). The actual D...

Coin Collecting: 1950B $10.00 bill, 1950B, $10
1950B, $10, FRN: Hi Kevin: Thanks for your question. I answered one like this the other day. It sounds like you may have a scarce second print and cutting error. It is often referred to as a butterfly currency error. Condition is very important in establishing the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1953 Possible Mule, bearer of bad news, queens side
bearer of bad news, queens side, mintage: Hello Brian, Thank you very much for the pictures of your item. It is my opinion from the pictures that you have provided (and they are indeed a little fuzzy) that your item is “No Shoulder Fold / Far Maple Leaf” which has a mintage of 16,635,552 respectively....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1954 twenty off-centre cut, collectible world, printing error
collectible world, printing error, original cut: Hello Steve, Thank you very much for your follow up. Normally it would but the error in this case overall is so slight that it would not even register on a lot of error collector s radars. I would not anticipate a higher trend based on the reverse of this...

Coin Collecting: 1955d wheat penny, copper ring, wheat penny
copper ring, wheat penny, rim: Mark, Thank you for the picture. It looks like somebody used some kind of machine to roll up the edge of the coin -- reshaping the metal to raise the rim and overlap the design. If it s thicker than normal, but smaller in diameter than a regular penny,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1965 reverse overlay dime, 1965, dime
1965, dime, reverse off colored: Hi Again Bob: The photo I got was the same reverse. I m guessing you have a minor die crack. It has no real added value. Do not clean your coin. Only use warm soap and water, nothing more. Thanks again, and Continued Good Luck in your collecting...

Coin Collecting: 1974 Penny Error, 1974, cent
1974, cent, error: Hi Kellie: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. You may have a clashed die cent. A clashed die happens when the two dies, obverse and reverse...

Coin Collecting: 1974D off struck cent, mint mark, coin show
mint mark, coin show, brinks: The value depends on the overall condition and how much the coin is offstruck. If it s only slightly off struck then it s worth maybe a buck or so. If it s so off struck that only the date and mint mark show it could be worth considerably more but only a...

Coin Collecting: 1975 CND 100 bill, accurate appraisal, mint condition
accurate appraisal, mint condition, crease: Hello Pierre, Thank you very much for your question. In order to give you an accurate appraisal I would need to see a picture/scan of your notes. There are also a number of varieties with this series that I would need to check as well as this would increase...

Coin Collecting: 1975 Dime, hylas, ebay
hylas, ebay, coins: Hi Lois, The best thing to do is to look on ebay for a similar item. Coins like this have a value based on what an error collector will pay for it. Typically, pieces like yours sell in the $10-$25 range. However, I have seen them sell for $5 and $35. ...

Coin Collecting: 1976 error coin, rare occurance, coin shop
rare occurance, coin shop, grease: Actually, I think the dollar you were offered was fair. Coins like that are relatively common as sometimes letters might not come out during the minting process due to possible grease in the dies, some other obstruction, or worn dies. I think this would...

Coin Collecting: 1980 Penny Error?, 1980, cent
1980, cent, date: Hi Sara: Thanks for your question. Without a photo or actually seeing the two coins in question, it is impossible for me to give you an exact answer on why these two pieces have the exact same thing where the 0 in the date is. If you want to ask a follow-up...

Coin Collecting: 1981 20 dollar bill, 1981, $20
1981, $20, FRN: Hi Ismael: Thanks for your question. I ve answered ones like this before. Bills are printed in sheets of 32 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. You...

Coin Collecting: 1984 zinc penny, mint state, mint condition
mint state, mint condition, specimen: The coin is ultra common in mint state so it has no real premium above face. However it s possible you have a proof that accidentally went into circulation (it would have brilliant mirrors on the surfaces around the design) and if undamaged could be worth...

Coin Collecting: 1999 lincoln cent, 1999D, cent
1999D, cent, error: Hi Jim: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo of both sides of your piece when asking a question. Does your coin weigh the same as a normal cent? Is it the same thickness?...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2 dollar notes, 1976, $2
1976, $2, FRN: Edwin: I quoted you prices for crisp uncirculated 1976 star notes. The price of $199.99 was for a sheet like yours from Boston. Others sheets of 16 star notes like yours have sold for as much as $309.00 or as little as $99.00. There was one offering of...

Coin Collecting: $20 Bill, 1993, $20
1993, $20, FRN: Hi Nolan: Thanks for your question. I ve answered ones like this before. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then are cut and put into bundles of 100. Unfortunately,...

Coin Collecting: 2002 tennessee quater, 2002, quarter
2002, quarter, Tennessee: Hi Chad: Thanks for your question. State quarter errors, especially major ones, are very collectible and some quite valuable. You may have a nice error coin. The key to being able to establish what you have has to do with the weight, diameter and thickness...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2003 Missouri D state quarter, 2003D, quarter
2003D, quarter, no reeding: Hi Again Marilyn: Thanks for another follow-up question. A normal clad quarter weighs 5.670 gm (0.182 troy oz), is 24.26 mm (0.955 in) in diameter and 1.75 mm (0.069 in) thick. The weight appears to be within tolerance of your coin. For more information,...

Coin Collecting: 2004a $10 atlanta 16 sub. star sheet, 2004A, $10
2004A, $10, FRN: Hi Michael: Thanks for your question. I had to do a little research on this note and series. This is what I found: The 2004A $10.00 STAR notes have an extremely LOW printing of only 9,600 notes and were ONLY issued in un-cut sheets. One auction in...

Coin Collecting: 2005 P Kansas (Silver ?), proof coins, ryan davis
proof coins, ryan davis, mint: Ryan, The only silver ones will have an S mintmark and be mirrored proof coins. If it is not an S mint, it is likely one of those silver plated ones you se on TV -- totally worthless. Also, a silver quarter will weigh 6.3 grams, whereas a non-silver...

Coin Collecting: 2006 misprint dollar bill, mirror image, hylas
mirror image, hylas, ebay: Hi Ken, What happened was the ink on the preceeding sheet was still wet, that is why you have a mirror image on the back. I haven t handled on of these in yeras as I don t specialize in currency, but as I remember, they are quite collectable. Go on ebay...

Coin Collecting: 5,000 + 1,000 dollar bill, 1 000 dollar bill, confederation
1 000 dollar bill, confederation, melissa: Hello Melissa, Thank you very much for your questions. In order for me to assess the actual value of your items I would need to see a picture/scan of them. Canada did produce a $1000.00 bill up until 1988 and in almost every series of notes since confederation,...

Coin Collecting: 5 cents without a mint mark, 1978, nickel
1978, nickel, no mint mark: Hi Nicolas: Thanks for your question. Your coin is normal. From Wikipedia: From 1965 to 1967 no mint marks were used regardless of where the coins were struck, and beginning in 1968, the mint mark was moved to the obverse, just below the date, where...

Coin Collecting: $5 Silver Certificate, 1953, $5
1953, $5, FRN: Hi Dayna: Thanks for your question. With any error note, the condition and type of error help establish the value. Bills are printed in sheets of 36 notes and in three phases. Reverse print, obverse print, and serial numbers with seal print. They then...

Coin Collecting: Apollo 11 coin, Apollo 11, token
Apollo 11, token, medal: Hi Walter: Thanks for your question. Your item is likely either a medal or token, and not a coin. Coins are issued with a denomination and for a specific country. There may be a hallmark on your piece identifying what private mint struck it. With specialty...

Coin Collecting: Black Quarter?, accurate advice, coins
accurate advice, coins, quarters: Hello Aaron, Thank you very much for your question. The best way for me to give you the most accurate advice is to see a picture of your item. I can tell you that there was never a black quarter minted in Canada. Sometimes coins can tarnish to give a...

Coin Collecting: Bolivian 8 Soles - is this genuine?, digital scales, genuine example
digital scales, genuine example, obverse: Sam, I believe this is not a genuine coin, though there is such a genuine mule . The 1848 with this type of head has the reverse of the 1841 to 1846 type, but the obverse of the 1827 to 1840 type. Genuine pieces of this date are scarce and would be worth...

Coin Collecting: the brothers kennedy coin, coin, robert and john
coin, robert and john, kennedy: Hi Mary: Thanks for your question. It s always best to provide as much information on the item you have when asking a question. A photo would also help. Things like size, diameter, thickness, metal content would all help pinpoint what you may have. I...

Coin Collecting: buffalo nickel, 1916, five cents
1916, five cents, value: Hi Jake: I m not sure what you want to know about your coin. Based on your description, it sounds like you have a Buffalo or Bison Five Cent coin. The D in the front may be added after it left the mint. Altered coins have no added value. If your D is...

Coin Collecting: Canadian 25-cent pieces, canadian quarters, reffered
canadian quarters, reffered, cardboard: Hello Jim, Thank you very much for your question. I would assume that what your Grand father ment by the L date is Laureated Portrait which occured from 1953 - 1964 and is commonly known as the young queen. However, I am not so sure about the S date...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Canadian coin ID, bank of upper canada, ralph heaton
bank of upper canada, ralph heaton, john pinches: Hello Robert, Thank you very much for your follow up. Your item is indeed an 1854 Bank of Upper Canada Half Penny (commonly referred to as a token). Your particular coin was minted by the Ralph Heaton & Co. of Birmingham. The design was suggested by the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Chinese silver Panda Coin, specific gravity test, specific gravity meter
specific gravity test, specific gravity meter, panda coin: Hi again Martin, This is something entirely different from typical fakes. The quest to make metal alloys with similar properties to precious metals is as old as the term alchemy itself. In order to achieve this a huge effort would need to be undertaken....

Coin Collecting: Coin, mail thanks, information circulation
mail thanks, information circulation, vg 8: Hello Vitalii, Thank you very much for your question. You have an 1873 Newfoundland 20 cent piece in about VG-8 condition. This coin is classified as a Key Date within the Newfoundland series with only 40,000 minted However due to the condition of your...

Coin Collecting: Coin Grading, coin sellers, national numismatic certification
coin sellers, national numismatic certification, ebay: Tom, Here s a link to an article that explains the difference among rating services. http://rg.ancients.info/guide/slabs.html Some services are just coin sellers grading their own coins. Some sellers overgrade their coins to get a higher price, so...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Coin question, Godless Dollar
Godless Dollar: Hi, Since there is no date, I have to guess that the coin depicts George Washington, the first president of the US. That was an error. The edge should have the date and motto In God We Trust . However quite a few of the original mintage was missing...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian dime 194 requested pics 1, digital microscope, canadian dime
digital microscope, canadian dime, close ups: Hello Randy, Thank you very much for your follow up. The picture that you provided is very difficult to see and without actally having the item in my hand it is difficult to be positive about its authenticity. I remain very skeptial about this item however...

Coin Collecting: canadian quarters, vf condition, canadian quarters
vf condition, canadian quarters, dominion of canada: Hello Judy, Thank you very much for your question. The first item that you have is a 1900 25 cent Dominion of Canada note, commonly referred to as a “shinplaster” within the hobby. The image is of Britannia seated on her trident, with a sailing ship in...

Coin Collecting: cdn dime, ms collection, grading company
ms collection, grading company, coin grading: Hello Al, if your coins are indeed in the shape that you say they would definately be worth a pretty penny. Normally, in order to get the highest prices possible (coins in MS state often going higher than book value at specailzed auctions) the coins would...

Coin Collecting: civil war token, 1863, civil war
1863, civil war, token: Hi Cheryl: Thanks for your question. You have what is called a Civil War Store Card 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 Collecting: coin questions, kennedy half dollar, miniature replicas
kennedy half dollar, miniature replicas, fantasy piece: Pete, The first item is a fantasy piece, sometimes referred to as mini-money or inflationary money -- some private company made miniature replicas of real coins and sold them as novelties. It has no collector value. The second item is most likely a...

Coin Collecting: coin worth, wheat pennies, coin worth
wheat pennies, coin worth, hylas: Hello Dorothy, The wheat pennies, if they are common dates. are worth about 3 cents each. Rarer dates can be worth hundreds. As for the 1918 coin, That is probably a dime and right now, in circulated condition, it is worth about $2.50 Regards Joe Hylas...

Coin Collecting: coin1791, 1791, coin
1791, coin, silver: Hi Michelle: Thanks for your question. Based on your description, and with no photo, it is difficult to be able to say what you may have, but I m guessing the piece is not a real U.S. coin, and more likely a replica. The first U.S. silver dollar was struck...

Coin Collecting: coins, cent, dime
cent, dime, error: Hi James: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. If you want to ask a follow-up question and provide a photo or more information, I ll revise...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: coins, george 111, big wheel
george 111, big wheel, english pounds: Hi Peter it is probably a penny, might be a half penny depending on size but the value is roughly the same anyway. Where it says Britann, it actually says Britannia. The fact that you cannot see the last a tells me that the coin is fairly worn. So, it has...

Coin Collecting: coins, Silver Dollar Value
Silver Dollar Value: Hi Nathalie, The determining factor to ascertain the value is really the condition of the coins. If they are in mint condition, they can be vary valuable. Do not clean them in any way, that will ruin them. They can be worth anywhere from $24 and up....

Coin Collecting: US coins, valuable coins, liberty nickel
valuable coins, liberty nickel, safety deposit box: Wendy, Assuming you are looking to sell the collection, I suggest you find a local coin show, take a sampling of what you have, talk to several dealers at the show, and get offers. The go with the one you feel comfortable with and set up a meeting to sell...

Coin Collecting: collecting, coin, Currency
coin, Currency, preservation : Forever is probably technically impossible. In ancient Lankan inscriptions they have used the term, Till the Sun and Moon lasts So let us consider a more practical For a long Time Hoards of Coins buried in the ground are dug up which are thousands...

Coin Collecting: collecting, dry location, hylas
dry location, hylas, paper money: Hello Henry, Storing coins and paper money properly means using the right type of holders. You want NON PVC holders. They are inert and won t break down over time like vinyl holders. Also store them in a dry location, maybe in a safe with a package...

Coin Collecting: collecting, coin shop, paper money
coin shop, paper money, 2x2: Hello Henry, Thank you very much for your question. Forever is a very long time - but the best way to store coins and paper money is in certified sealed cases. This is done by certification companys and will keep the coin safe forever. This normally cost...

Coin Collecting: collecting, coins, paper
coins, paper, conservation: Hi Henry: Thanks for your question. First off, I would never recommend trying to clean coins or paper items. That being said, there are ways to conserve your collectibles. At the very least both valuable coins and paper items should be protected from...

Coin Collecting: copper nickel, 2005, five cents
2005, five cents, copper: Hi Sherri: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. If you want to ask a follow-up question and provide a photo of the coin or more information,...

Coin Collecting: Dime, rare coins, dimes
rare coins, dimes, streaks: Roger, Coins 1, 2, and 4 are just due to dies being used to the point of wearing out -- nothing there. Coin 3 is hard to tell without seeing, but sounds like some kind of damage after the coin left the mint -- no value there either. I hope this helps,...

Coin Collecting: Dime with copper edge, retail business, copper
retail business, copper, taps: Cory, The coin has been altered by either repeated taps with a hammer-like object along the edge or some kind of machine that rounded the edge by applying pressure all around. Considered altered, it has no collecdtor value. Go ahead and spend it so...

Coin Collecting: one dollar bill, $1, FRN
$1, FRN, seal shift: Hi Karen: Thanks for your question. While you do not mention the date, series, or condition of your note, it sounds like you may have a nice third or final print error. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. Bills are printed...

Coin Collecting: dollar bill, $1, bill
$1, bill, yellow back: Hi Ruben: Thanks for your question. From your description, it sounds like you may have several things going on with this note. One, the yellow color is likely caused by a bleaching agent, like when your bill was left in a jeans pocket, and went through...

Coin Collecting: dont know what coin i have, condition thanks, mint condition
condition thanks, mint condition, comon: Hi Justin, This is a coin from Vatican City, made in 1976 wihen the pope was Paul VI. They made these for several years, all of which are quyite comon. Since it is a fairly recent coin, the value will be only a few dollars in mint condition. Thanks for the...

Coin Collecting: double struck wheat pennys, pennys, retail value
pennys, retail value, wheat: Prettymuch anything dated 1934 or newer is just common -- worth about 2.5 cents. For the older ones, you can use the following web page to determine the retail value for the rarer dates : http://www.numismedia.com/fmv/prices/lnccnt/pricesgd.shtml ...

Coin Collecting: East Africa 5 cents, central hole, uncirculated coin
central hole, uncirculated coin, mint condition: Hi Chris, Great find. The normal 1942, with hole punched is worth $5 to $10 in mint condition. This coin lists for $100 in uncirculated condition, but you would be hard pressed to actually find one for sale. I am pretty confident that a nice uncirculated...

Coin Collecting: Edge Lettering - which way is "up", obverse, random selection
obverse, random selection, lettering: Chip, It s a 50/50 chance on which way the edge lettering will be -- it all depends on which way the coin went into the edging machine -- half will go in so it s heads up, and half will go in with heads down -- just like flipping a coin. Dan ...

Coin Collecting: eire??????, southern ireland, eire
southern ireland, eire, 2p: Hi Ryan, Eire is what The Republic of Southern Ireland is called, just off the west coast of England. This is a coin with a face value of two pence and a collectors value of not a lot at all. The Northern section of Ireland is still governed by Britain,...

Coin Collecting: errors in currency, 1977, $1
1977, $1, FRN: Hi Lucy: Thanks for your question. I m not quite sure what you are asking. You indicate you have some error currency. The normal questions are to wonder how the errors happened and what they are worth. I m going to guess that s what you wanted to know....

Coin Collecting: Fantasy, tight quality control, gold bullion
tight quality control, gold bullion, spanish coin: Hi again, This appears to be an official re-strike, having the mark of the Madrid mint. I have seen these before and they are made of .900 solid gold and should weigh 6.45 grams. This one has some extra material on the back, which is very unusual for such...

Coin Collecting: FDR commerative token, FDR, New Deal
FDR, New Deal, token: Hi Sylvia: Thanks for your question. From your description, it sounds like you may have a political token. Many of these were struck by private mints. Your token was likely struck after 1945. Some were also struck during the 1970 s as give always at...

Coin Collecting: French 2 Sous 1732, french colony, french guiana
french colony, french guiana, ebay: Hi Larry, This is a actually a 1782 coin from the French Guiana colony at the northern part of South America. Parts of the lettering and date are often weakly struck, making it hard to distinguish certain letters or numbers. These coins were first minted...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1892 John S D Thompson coin, house of commons
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1892 John S D Thompson coin, house of commons

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1916 Lincoln Memorial Penny?
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1916 Lincoln Memorial Penny?

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1980 Penny Error?
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1980 Penny Error?

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2003 Missouri D state quarter, 10 years, ebay
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2003 Missouri D state quarter, 10 years, ebay

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 5 cents without a mint mark, mint mark
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 5 cents without a mint mark, mint mark

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bolivian 8 Soles - is this genuine?, latin american republics, genuine specimens
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Bolivian 8 Soles - is this genuine?, latin american republics, genuine specimens, uncirculated coin

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: the brothers kennedy coin, key chains
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: the brothers kennedy coin, key chains

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian dime 194, coin shop, atlantic canada
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: canadian dime 194, coin shop, atlantic canada, canadian dime

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: FDR commerative token
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: FDR commerative token

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Karolus Primus Coin, czechoslovakia, old town
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Karolus Primus Coin, czechoslovakia, old town, prague

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Longines Symphonette .999 Peary Finds North Pole 1909 Medal, google search, exonumia
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Longines Symphonette .999 Peary Finds North Pole 1909 Medal, google search, exonumia, google

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny with weird stamp, siver, sword
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Penny with weird stamp, siver, sword

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rare Extremely Old Coin 1369, prophet muhammad, death of the prophet
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rare Extremely Old Coin 1369, prophet muhammad, death of the prophet, rideout

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Reeded Edge Lincoln Cent (1944), buffalo nickel, ana convention
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Reeded Edge Lincoln Cent (1944), buffalo nickel, ana convention, coin dealer

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Wilhelm II 1908 Funf-mark coin, ebay
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Wilhelm II 1908 Funf-mark coin, ebay

Coin Collecting: framed coin set, framed, coin set
framed, coin set, value: Hi Jennifer: Thanks for your question. I was not familiar with these sets, but found more than one site selling them. My guess is that they are worth about $20 each. Many coins put in these sets are well circulated, and worth only the metal melt value...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: George VI pennies, victoria 1, workable ideas
victoria 1, workable ideas, pennys: Your Victoria is worth £2.00 and the Ed VII, depending on condition, could have some value (he had a very short reign). Even in not great condition they ll be worth a few quid each; take a look on ebay, you never know.Separate them and give the rest to a hospital;...

Coin Collecting: German 1924 Drei Mark, wwii collection, weimar republic
wwii collection, weimar republic, mint mark: Hi Rachel, Your translation is correct. This coin is from the Weimar Republic period of German history, where the focus was on recovery and reconcilliation after WWI. The words on the edge of the coin were meant to promote that. They are fairly common, with...

Coin Collecting: Gold Coin Collection, quarter eagles, exact grade
quarter eagles, exact grade, indian head gold: Les, The XF grade wouldn t have changed -- it means the coins have been lightly circulated and will show light traces of wear. To be MS, they would have to be completely uncirculated. In circulated grades, 14 of the 15 quarter eagles are considered...

Coin Collecting: more on a german coin, water piping, piping systems
water piping, piping systems, german coin: Hi James, The side pictured with a bishop is the crest of Aschaffenburg. This is a medal that actually commemorates, of all things, the building of new water piping systems in the city. It s a bit of an unusual commemoration and certainly the first I ve seen...

Coin Collecting: gold coin, 1849, $20
1849, $20, US: Hi Melanie: Thanks for your question. With the photo you provided, I m guessing your coin to be a replica of the first original $20 gold struck in 1849. The surface appears polished and prooflike, unlike the normal business strikes made of .900 Fine...

Coin Collecting: gold coin victoria dei gratia, uk coins, commonwealth countries
uk coins, commonwealth countries, hand evaluation: M means it was minted in Melbourne, Australia. Putting out the minting on UK coins to commonwealth countries was common in those days. Your coin is a sovereign. If the condition is as good as you think it is then it is worth around £350. The thing is to...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: gold medallion, gold gilding, gold medallion
gold gilding, gold medallion, gold colour: Oh ok, I was referring to the one with the same picture that was on eBay, which was described as 5 grams. You would be much better off with such a piece if you had it graded by NGC. A lot of collectors will not trust buying a gold item that they cannot reference....

Coin Collecting: info request, google, dioc
google, dioc, gerace: Hi Nikki, This is a Roman Catholic item commemorating the Madonna di Polsi , which originates from an apparition in 1144 to a shepherd who became lost in the woods while looking for one of his sheep. The Madonna di Polsi was given a special ritual in 1881...

Coin Collecting: Karolus Primus Coin, genuine article, pacific northwest
genuine article, pacific northwest, bohemian: Hi Anthony, This is unfortunately a modern reproduction of an otherwise pretty scarce Bohemian (Prague) silver groshen coin. The real thing would be worth upwards of $100 in this condition, but the quality is much to fine for what the genuine article looks...

Coin Collecting: Kennedy Brothers Token, Robert, John
Robert, John, Kennedy: Hi Karen: Thanks for your question. I answered one similar to it a few days ago. It s always best to provide as much information on the item you have when asking a question. A photo or the reverse of your piece would also help. Things like size, diameter,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: KIng George 2nd half penny, cart wheel, half penny
cart wheel, half penny, head hair: What an interesting story, and a rare opportunity to open a long sealed crypt of history. The non-regal coins were made in much the same way as the genuine thing, just without the most modern technologies or most skilled workers, that the government would...

Coin Collecting: kennedy error, Kennedy, halves
Kennedy, halves, 1970's: Hi Marvin: Thanks for your question. There were hundreds if not thousands of minor doubled dies made during the 1960 s and 1970 s. One of the reasons was because of the demand for coins and the quantity struck. Another thing is that dies were used longer,...

Coin Collecting: Large silver ottoman coins, ottoman empire, old coins
ottoman empire, old coins, silver coins: Hi Heather, That is a fair retail price for the largest Ottoman silver coins. However, it really depends on the condition and the dates. These have a double date - an ascension year for the current ruler and then the year of rule in Hijri years. Often times...

Coin Collecting: Longines Symphonette .999 Peary Finds North Pole 1909 Medal, robert e peary, novice collectors
robert e peary, novice collectors, bitter controversy: Victor, About all I can tell you is that it came from a set of privately minted medals sold through fancy-worded ads to novice collectors. I have seen these in bullion bins on dealers tables at the coin shows. The only value they have is for the metal...

Coin Collecting: Louis XVI coin, gold coin, louis xvi
gold coin, louis xvi, 3mm: Have a look here Jane: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Louis_XVI_%C3%86_Double_sol_1793_France_coin.png That is exactly your coin. ROI is French for King. The coin has almost no value due to the advanced wear. Nonetheless it is a great piece...

Coin Collecting: lincoln cent, 1976, cent
1976, cent, error: Rogerio: You need to get a book on error coins or look at the links I provided you to establish what you may have. This last coin is a damaged coin. It was scrapped on the face and has dings on the edge. It is only worth face value. Please refer to theses...

Coin Collecting: lincoln penny, 2 headed cent
2 headed cent: Hi Steve, These are known as magician s coins. They are sold in novelty and magic shops for about $7 When coins are minted, there is only one strike, the front (obverse) diae and the back (reverse) die strike the coin simultaneously. You will always...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: look at B in liberty, 1958D, cent
1958D, cent, RPM: Hi Again Mazi Thanks for the follow-up question. Based on your photo, it does seem that it could be a D over D repunched mint mark. The fifties and early sixties on the Lincoln Cent had many repunched mint marks. See: http://doubleddie.com/ Most RPM s...

Coin Collecting: Mexican coin?, plata pura, bullion coin
plata pura, bullion coin, silver bullion: Hi Rony, This is a silver bullion coin so the value is in the silver, which is well over $30 per ounce at present. If the coin is in perfect condition with no stains, scratches, or other damage, it will be worth $5 to $10 more than silver weight. Thanks...

Coin Collecting: US Mint Bicentennial 3" Silver Medal, sterling silver 925, u s mint
sterling silver 925, u s mint, us mint: Hi Jon, I deal with these on a regular basis. This is one of the medals from the Official National Bicentennial Medal series, produced by the U.S. Mint in bronze, silver and gold. This one is made from Sterling Silver (.925 fine) and weighs a little...

Coin Collecting: MS PL, 1999P, SBA
1999P, SBA, $1: Hi Jerry: Thanks for your question. Pricing and values of modern business strike as well as proof coins minted in large quantities can be very hard. Price ranges are large in some cases. A current issue of Coin Values gives prices of $30 for a MS69DC...

Coin Collecting: medals, medals, hamilton mint
medals, hamilton mint, classic cars: Hi Anthony: Thanks for your question. I found a listing for a set of 18 on the web. They were limited to 7,000 of each medal. Here s the description: A SET OF 18 LARGE BRONZE COINS FROM THE HAMILTON MINT OF GREAT CLASSIC CARS. THE BOOK HOLDER HAS...

Coin Collecting: mistake double printed us one dollar bill, 1981, $1
1981, $1, FRN: Hi John: Thanks for the question. You have a quite unusual double printed obverse error. There is at least one sheet that was somehow printed a second time before it was cut into individual bills. I d guess the retail value of this note in CU condition...

Coin Collecting: morgan dollar error, 1888-O, $1
1888-O, $1, silver: Hi Tom: Thanks for your question. From your limited description, and with no photo, it is really hard to confirm what you may have. Grade is important, and the date is not a rare one. Normal 1888-O coins in F to VF condition retail for $30 to $35. If...

Coin Collecting: New Nickel error, five cents, error
five cents, error, value: Hi Jonathan: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. If you want to ask a follow-up question and provide another photo of the front of the coin...

Coin Collecting: Old coin either German or Austrian, mint mark, old coin
mint mark, old coin, approximate value: Hi Lee, This is an Austrian 1 kreuzer coin. Although they are pretty common from this year and with an A mint mark, it would be worth around $5 in good condition. If the coin has no wear at all and riginal red luster, the value will be up to 10 times that....

Coin Collecting: odd quarter, hylas, state quarter
hylas, state quarter, georgia state: Hi Nathan, We have to be more specific. You say that Washington is double stamped. How far apart are the images? This is important because there is a difference between double struck, double die and die shifting. As for LIBERTY and UNITED , what...

Coin Collecting: PCS Collection, e pluribus unum, postal commemorative society
e pluribus unum, postal commemorative society, silver spot price: Mary, Being privately minted replicas, their value will essentially only be for the silver they contain -- plus maybe a buck or two for the fancy box. So add up the weight of all the pieces in grams and divide by 31.1 to get it into Troy ounces. Then...

Coin Collecting: Penny?, 1942, cent
1942, cent, error: Hi Debra: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. From your description, and the attached photo, your coin looks like it may be a rolled thin planchet error, but I can be for sure without seeing the reverse of your coin. A rolled...

Coin Collecting: What is this Penny, price of metals, registered mail
price of metals, registered mail, novice collector: Hi Glenn, Are you referring to a British Penny or U.S. Cent? Ether way it is possible someone stamped Copy on a real coin. If it is a 1991 U.S. Cent the coin should weigh 2.5 grams and have a diameter of 19mm. Without seeing the coin I can not make...

Coin Collecting: Penny askewed, few degrees, obverse
few degrees, obverse, coinage: Coins with slight variations of rotation between obverse and reverse are relatively common although a bit less so for modern coinage. If the rotation is something like 90-180 degrees there might be a slight premium to an error collector...maybe a buck or...

Coin Collecting: Penny with no face, zinc disc, pennies
zinc disc, pennies, magician: Troy, This is an altered coin. The face was removed so the coin could be used to make a magician s coin -- you know those two-headed of penny/dime mule trick coins. As it is, it has no value, and you probably can t even spend it. I can tell you that...

Coin Collecting: Penny with weird stamp, 1975, cent
1975, cent, Russian stamp: Hi Justin: Thanks for your question. I ll try and answer your question with the information you provided, but if you want to ask a follow-up question, and attach a photo, I ll revise my answer, if required. I m not familiar with this 1975 coin, but it...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Peru Gold Coin, gold coins, pale gold
gold coins, pale gold, gold coin: Hi Jerry, What you have is a One Sol piece. These were .900 pure silver and contain .72 of an ounce of pure silver. They did not make gold 1 Sol coins, the gold coins started at 5 Sols, and weren t made in 1863 I hoped this helped. Regards, Joe...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Proof sets, proof sets, us mint
proof sets, us mint, unopened boxes: I would agree with you, that they were unsealed when they left the mint, then likely sealed after inspected by the purchaser. However, I have also seen unopened boxes that contained sealed sets. Now whether they were sealed at the mint or over the decades...

Coin Collecting: pennies, state stamps, themself
state stamps, themself, pennies: Tammy, These were used to make up sets with all the 50 different state stamps on them, which were then attached to some kind of board and sold as a display. The Illinois image was added to a roll of regular pennies by some person after the coins left...

Coin Collecting: penny, 1975, cent
1975, cent, Georgia stamped: Hi Desiree: Thanks for the question. I m not familiar with this specific coin, but I am aware of Lincoln cents having images stamped into them after they leave the mint. One of the more famous ones is Kennedy looks at Lincoln . Your friend has the...

Coin Collecting: penny/dime, mint error, novelty shops
mint error, novelty shops, couple dollars: Dekota, If the dime side is silvery colored and the penny side is copper colored, then it s an altered magician s coin -- made from 2 normal coins that are glued together. These sell for a couple dollars in novelty shops. If both sides are the same...

Coin Collecting: penny strike error ?, coin certification, proper tests
coin certification, proper tests, planchet: Hello Dean, The item that you have is very odd and does not conform to any planchet s on record, it also does not conform to any registered plates or dies as well. Most experts would simply lean towards the notion that it is a fake or reproduction that...

Coin Collecting: penny strike error ?, visable, coins
visable, coins, dean: Hello Dean, Would you be able to send me a picture of both sides of your coin? I will reserve my comments until then ok. You could potentially have a very interesting item there though. I look forward to your reply. All the best, Bond Rideout Jr....

Coin Collecting: polish coin, consignment fee, coin auction
consignment fee, coin auction, honest opinion: Hello again Roger, That is exciting news. I would highly suggest sending the piece to NGC to be properly authenticated and placed in an archival grade holder. Selling it without such a service will not bring nearly the full value of the piece. You may want...

Coin Collecting: potential value of error penny, 1980, cent
1980, cent, error: Hi Heather: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. It sounds like you may have a foreign object that fell onto the die surface or blank prior to...

Coin Collecting: Queen Victoria Half Sovereign, gold bullion, mint mark
gold bullion, mint mark, queen victoria: Hi Gail, Half sovereign for this year were made in Australia, with an M for Melbourne mint, and also in Britain without a mint mark. The designs are otherwise virtually identical. So, there is no reason that this would not be a genuine gold coin. However,...

Coin Collecting: question about coin, fleur de lis, three crosses
fleur de lis, three crosses, french origin: Hi Shanta, This is one of those esoteric items. I can safely say it s not a coin, but a privately made medallion. Such items are often difficult or impossible to attribute, since many private companies did not keep and/or save records of individual products...

Coin Collecting: Rare coin, Sacagawea, dollar
Sacagawea, dollar, value: Hi Daxa: Thanks for your question. Always try and provide as much information as possible when asking a question. The description or wording found on the piece is often helpful in establishing whether you have a coin, medal or token. Coins normally have...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Rare Extremely Old Coin 1369, prophet mohammed, death of the prophet
prophet mohammed, death of the prophet, bearer of bad news: Hello Terri, Thank you very much for the pictures that you provided, they were instramental in identifying this item for you. I am very sorry to be the bearer of bad news but your coin is not gold it is Brass and is a Libyian 1/4 Dinar. It is also my sad...

Coin Collecting: Re: 1943 French Franc, franc coins, cornicopias
franc coins, cornicopias, mint error: Hi Rich, This is very likely a doctored coin, either an 1946-B or 1948-B that someone carefully tried to turn into the extremely rare 1943. There were no B mint Morlon 1 franc coins made until 1945. It could possibly be due to a mint error, such as a dirt...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Reeded Edge Lincoln Cent (1944), 1944, cent
1944, cent, reeded edge: Hi Again Steve: Thanks for the follow-up question with a photo of your reeded cent. From the photo, it appears your coin had the reeding added mechanically after it was struck. I believe it to be an altered coin, but you are wise to have an NGC rep...

Coin Collecting: rare wheat penny?, wheat ear, cent
wheat ear, cent, two reverses: Hi Brandon: Thanks for the question. I ve answered ones like this before. Your coin is likely a magic coin used to trick people when you guess heads or tails, for you always loose when this party picks heads . It is an interesting conversation piece,...

Coin Collecting: without the reed, silver quarters, change in my pocket
silver quarters, change in my pocket, reeding: Hi Glen, My guess is that it is dated before 1965. Silver quarters have a ping sound almost like a little bell. If the details are worn, the reeding probably just wore down. As a silver quarter it is worth about $5. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin Collecting: reply to request for pics, vf condition, conversation piece
vf condition, conversation piece, dollar bill: Hello Kevin, Thank you very much for your follow up. Your note is a $1.00 1954 Modified Portrait J.R. Beattie / L. Rasminsky in VF condition. I asked to see a picture of your item as there are a host of varieties with the 1954 series that dramatically affects...

Coin Collecting: Sacagawea USA Dollar coin, 2000P, Sacagawea
2000P, Sacagawea, Dollar: Hi Mar: Thanks for your question. Alignment of obverse and reverse on United States coins is 180 degrees off, or the back is upside down from the front when you rotate it between your fingers from right to left. On the Sacagawea Dollar, the eagle is...

Coin Collecting: Silver Coin 1937 German, hylas, silver coin
hylas, silver coin, hindenburg: If you are referring to the 5 Mark piece with Hindenburg on one side and a swastika on the other , it is worth about $20. The 2 Mark piece of the same design is worth about $12 according to the catalog. I hope this helped. Regards Joe Hylas www.AllCoins.U...

Coin Collecting: Silver Coin FERDND V11, hispan, appropriate weight
hispan, appropriate weight, silver coin: Hi Kevin, This is a 2 reales coin from the Bogota mint in Colombia. The unfortunate thing is that the coin is either very heavily worn or is not authentic. The weight of 6.2 grams is about half a gram too light. This would be an appropriate weight only for...

Coin Collecting: Silver Ingot, silver ingot, parsons co
silver ingot, parsons co, assayers: Phillip, As we discussed on the phone, you will need to have this examined first-hand by an expert to determine its authenticity. Check the following websites for listings of shows that the major authentification services will be attending : http://www.pcgs.com...

Coin Collecting: Spain 100 Pesetas 1988, latin american, european countries
latin american, european countries, private company: Hi ZhenDong, This is actually a regular coin that has an added border. This would have been made by a private company and been part of a set of coins from different European countries, all with an extra border that had the title at the top and the name of...

Coin Collecting: State quarter letter error, mint error, quarter letter
mint error, quarter letter, missing letters: Charles, This is actually one of the more common errors on today s coins. What happens is a foreign substance -- likely machine grease -- gets into the coin die and prevents the complete striking of the coin, causing missing letters and such. As the grease...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: where to sell coin, half eagle, coin shows
half eagle, coin shows, gold coin: Billy, The best thing to do is to take it to a local coin show, let a few dealers make offers, and take the best one. Check the following websites for listings of coin shows in your area : http://www.coinshows.com http://www.coinworld.com Good...

Coin Collecting: silver Hawaii certificate, silver certificate, Hawaii overprint
silver certificate, Hawaii overprint, inked names: Hi Tawna: Thanks for your question. These notes are sometimes still found in circulation and are worth about $35 each in average condition. With the addition on the inscription, your note could be considered something like a Short Snorter note. To some...

Coin Collecting: sixpence, mint mark, georgivs
mint mark, georgivs, uk auction: http://www.spink.com/departments/coins.asp or www.colincooke.com Your coin has zero value Nathen, and coins of that period have no mintmarks. Check out the above 2 sites. The first is a leading UK auction house and the other is a highly reputable...

Coin Collecting: Token or coin?/, token, 3 packs
token, 3 packs, cigarettes: Hi Brian: Thanks for your question. I ve answered similar one s like this before. You likely have a cigarette token. I found several listings on eBay. Here s one that may look like your piece. Struck in Brass and 23 mm in diameter. It has a reserve of $7.99...

Coin Collecting: Toonie, planchet, gold center
planchet, gold center, ebay: Hello Cathy, Thank you very much for your question. what you have is a blank $2.00 planchet. On ebay they normally go for $29.99 - $49.99 however they have a book value of 79.99 This is a very interesting item to keep for a few more years as the price...

Coin Collecting: thai 10 baht coin., alignments, alignment
alignments, alignment, coins: Hi Jen, This is normal. Coins are made with two different alignments. When both sides are in the same direction this is medal alignment, and when they are upside down from one another, it s coin alignment. Which one is on a coin usually depends on the...

Coin Collecting: transitional error one cent piece 1980, copper penny, denver mint
copper penny, denver mint, outer rim: Tommy, Most likely what you have is a cent struck on a dime planchet -- especially since you said that it weighs like a dime and has the silvery color of a dime. If this is the case, the extimated value for it would be about $150. I don t believe anything...

Coin Collecting: u.s. quarters, price of metals, registered mail
price of metals, registered mail, novice collector: Hi Tim, The coins are not rare in good condition. Good condition meaning a coin that is well worn. The Silver value at $32.50 silver is around 23X face or $5.75 each. Yes, the following is a canned response designed to help the novice collector with...

Coin Collecting: Value of 1888 silver dollar, 1888-O, $1
1888-O, $1, silver: Hi Frank: Thanks for your question. I am not compensated anything for providing the answers to the questions by AllExperts. I do it to pass on some of what I have learned in numismatics. I have made many friends and found quite a few error and variety coins...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Value of Barr Dollar, Barr dollars, signed
Barr dollars, signed, value: Hi William: Sorry, I did not read your question correctly. I found one listed for sale at $249.00, plus shipping, but it was graded by PCGS and in a special holder. See: http://www.treasuredstocks.com/currency/autographed-notes/2718-1963-1-federal-reserve-note-autographed-by-joseph-w-barr-pcgs-65-ppq-gem-new.html...

Coin Collecting: Value of British Pennies, british pennies, grade coins
british pennies, grade coins, high tide: 1863- £10 1867- £8 1882- £10 1895- £5 1896- £5 1898- £10 All the foregoing coins could be double the value stated if they are in top nick. 1931- £4 1922- £10 1904- £20 1902- (high tide) £5 Same comments apply. Condition is everything. good...

Coin Collecting: Value of the Coin, coin worth, circulation
coin worth, circulation: Hi Karan, 142 million of this coin were minted (142,216,000 to be exact). It has absolutely no value at all. If it were in circulation today- which it is not, it has been replaced by the Euro- it would be worth less than 1 Euro (there are 6.6 Francs to the...

Coin Collecting: value of coin, price of metals, registered mail
price of metals, registered mail, novice collector: Hi Marlene, We are selling 1922 circulated Peace Dollars in shop for $28.50 today. The actual Silver value is approx $25.50. Currently, Silver is around $33.00 per ounce. It is interesting to note that each Silver Dollar contains .77344 of 1 oz of silver....

Coin Collecting: Wilhelm II 1908 Funf-mark coin, wilhelm ii deutscher kaiser, kaiser wilhelm ii
wilhelm ii deutscher kaiser, kaiser wilhelm ii, mark coins: Hi Terri, The 5 marks are about as common as the 3 marks. Both are plentiful in circulated condition, but very scarce in mint, lustrous condition. A typical example with moderate wear is worth in the $30 to $40 range. One with no signs of wear at all and...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: is this worth something, serial nuber, bearer of bad news
serial nuber, bearer of bad news, bad shape: Hello Mike, What you have is a 1954 $20.00 modified portrait signed by J.R. Beattie and J.E. Coyne in Poor condition. Your item even in good shape would not trend for a massive amount as the KE prefix has a population of 70,000,000 and is very common. What...

Coin Collecting: 1 dollar bill, 2 dollar bills, radar notes
2 dollar bills, radar notes, bearer of bad news: Hello Steve, Thank you very much for your question. There is a sub-group of collectors out there who collect odd serial numbers. Some of these include ladder numbers like 1234567 for example, million dollar notes like 100000000 for instance, or Radar...

Coin Collecting: 1 dollar bill misprint, 1995, $1
1995, $1, FRN: Hi Henry: Thanks for your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. Ebay is a good place to check. I d estimate the value in Uncirculated condition to be in the $300 to $500 range. The group of three, one with the major...

Coin Collecting: 1789 1st President USA George Washington Medal, 1791, Washington
1791, Washington, token: Hi Kyle: Thanks for your question. There were a number of similar questions about this piece, and the general response is that they are modern examples, and cheaply made, where they are non-magnetic. This is likely (one of many types) privately minted,...

Coin Collecting: A 1799 Silver Dollar, 1799, dollar
1799, dollar, real: Hi David: Thanks for your question. From the appearance of your photo, I d say you likely have a modern day replica. U.S. dollars were first struck in 1974. There are many counterfeits of this year, 1799. See: http://home.comcast.net/~reidgold/draped_busts/page_7.html...

Coin Collecting: 1847 Liberty Seated silver dollar, seated liberty, ebay
seated liberty, ebay, silver dollars: James, 1847 is one of the more common dates for Seated Liberty Dollars, and the coin in your picture appears to be real. However, definite authentification would require first-hand examination. Specifications for this coin can be found here : http://www.coinfacts.com/silver_dollars/seated_liberty_dollars/1847_silver_dollar.htm...

Coin Collecting: 1853 half dollar, 1853, half
1853, half, no arrows or rays: Hi Tami: Thanks for your question. The 1853 half dollar with no mint mark was only struck with the arrows at the date and rays on the reverse. If your s has none, it is likely a replica. There is a 1853-0 without arrows and rays, of which just a few...

Coin Collecting: 1854 Napoleon III coin, uncirculated coins, napoleon iii
uncirculated coins, napoleon iii, good shape: Hi Bill, This is unfortunately one of the common dates/mints, with several million made. In good shape, with only light wear it s worth around $10 on the US market and closer to $20 on the French market. That being said, red uncirculated coins bring ridiculous...

Coin Collecting: 1858 seated liberty half dollar, seated liberty, robinson hall
seated liberty, robinson hall, good shape: Mitch, Parisian Varieties was an erotic show of nubile young ladies presented in the former Robinson Hall in New York from 1875 to 1876. This token was a form of advertisement for that show. Listed value for an average specimen is $100 Being a part-time...

Coin Collecting: 1858 V k.k. oesterreichische scheidemunze, mint coins, mint marks
mint coins, mint marks, mintage: Hi Chad, The 1858 V is indeed a key date for this series. Most of the Venice mint coins for this series are fairly uncommon. Unfortunately there are not any mintage figures for this and most other mints. The only mint that kept figures is Kremnitz and those...

Coin Collecting: 1888 Indian Head One Cent, circulation, collector value
circulation, collector value: Nicole, Thank you for the picture. It looks like it was gold plated at one time and then put back into circulation, wearing some og the plating off. Considered altered, it has little collector value -- a dollar or less. I hope this helps, Dan...

Coin Collecting: 1904 St. Louis Expo Coin/Token, 1904, St. Louis Expo
1904, St. Louis Expo, SCD: Hi Joe: Thanks for the question. What you actually have is called a So Called Dollar , and not a coin. Coins are issued with a denomination and for a specific country. With specialty items, such as your token, either a photo, or more of a description,...

Coin Collecting: 1911d 2.5 dollar, price of metals, registered mail
price of metals, registered mail, novice collector: Hi Curtis, I advise getting the coins certified by PCGS or NGC. Once certified it will be much easier to determine value. You can search both companies for a authorized dealer in your area or you can join their collector clubs and submit the coins yourself....

Coin Collecting: 1913 liberty head nickel, liberty head nickels, liberty head nickel
liberty head nickels, liberty head nickel, buffalo nickel: Robert, there are only 5 Liberty head nickels in existence and they are all accounted for. They were made without authorization by a mint employee in 1913 with dies that had been made in case there was going to be a 1913 Liberty head nickel (there wasn t,...

Coin Collecting: 1918 French centimes, proof coins, british coins
proof coins, british coins, approximate value: Hi John the value of each coin, in excellent condition, is as follows: 5 centimes- £25 10- £20 25- £25 Sorry, the value I have quoted is in GB pounds, can I ask you to do the conversion/ There is no greater value as a set , unless it genuinely is...

Coin Collecting: 1920 and 1943 Mercury Dimes., mercury dimes, 1943 mercury dime
mercury dimes, 1943 mercury dime, mint mark: Amanda, The mintmark would be located on the reverse, just to the right of the word ONE, as shown in the picture here : http://www.coinfacts.com/dimes/mercury_dimes/1917s_dime_rev_pcgs66fb.jpg Having no mintmark is normal, it just means the coin was...

Coin Collecting: 1927 Palestine Holy Land token, 6.79 grams.Type 1, top right berry higher. AU, merchant seaman, hi john
merchant seaman, hi john, difference of opinion: Hi John, The picture makes everything very clear. This is a souvenir 1 mil. While there is some difference of opinion as to the origin (see: http://www.palestinecoins.org/phpbb301/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=26) it is generally accepted by most numismatic...

Coin Collecting: 1934 10,000 Gold Certificate, ebay search, gold certificate
ebay search, gold certificate, ebay: Lorraine, The 1934 notes were used only for inter-bank transfers -- none were issued for public use. Technically they are not legal to own. While a real one may be worth a few hundred dollars to a collector -- if you sell it on the hush-hush -- there...

Coin Collecting: 1934 $100 bill, 1934, $100
1934, $100, FRN: Hi Deb: Thanks for your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. A recent issue of Paper Money Values shows a 1934 $100 Note from Boston retailing for $275 in CU condition. Check eBay in the currency section for...

Coin Collecting: 1934 US ten dollar bill, 1934, $10
1934, $10, FRN: Hi Tony: Thanks for the question. Your note is likely real. During the printing, sometimes the sheets were slightly mis-aligned, causing the margins to be a little different on the edges of the notes when they were cut. Condition is very important...

Coin Collecting: 1942 s Walking Liberty Half Dollar, walking liberty half dollar, mint mark
walking liberty half dollar, mint mark, unum: Bob, While it is an interesting break, I don t think I d consider it major -- it s pretty small. I don t have any explanation for the mintmark, but there s got to be thousands of them out there with the same mintmark, since it s on the die that would...

Coin Collecting: 1948 1 pfennig coin, wheat sheaves, mint mark
wheat sheaves, mint mark, missing letters: Hi Jim, Missing letters due to a weak strike are fairly common on older coins. It will usually not increase the value, and when it does increase it is only by a couple of dollars. This is a more valuable error on modern coins, made after the 1960 s when...

Coin Collecting: 1948 dime aka 1947 maple leaf, royal canadian mint, striking coins
royal canadian mint, striking coins, latin phrase: Hello Steve, Thank you very much for your question. The granting of independence to India posed a problem for the Royal Canadian Mint in the early part of 1948. The new obverse (Kings side) coinage tools with the Latin phrase ET IND: IMP: needed to be...

Coin Collecting: 1950s penny, 1950S, cent
1950S, cent, missing : Hi Vikram: Thanks for your question. From your limited description, your coin either could be a real error, like a filled die, or an altered or damaged coin. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1955 double die penny, 1955, doubled die
1955, doubled die, cent: Hi Again Tony: What I meant by that statement was that a party trying to purchase your coin in a NGC holder that said UNC with environmental damage, that the offer would be likely between a EF price of $1800 to AU at $2000, and not the full price of a coin...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1957 franklin half dollar, 1957, Franklin
1957, Franklin, half dollar: Hi Pat: Sorry I didn t answer your question. I m not able to offer any added opinion without a photo. I can t say what you may have. If you live close to a local shop, they should offer an opinion as to it s value and if it is authentic at no charge....

Coin Collecting: 1959 penny error, important man, hylas
important man, hylas, keychain: It appears to me, from the picture, that a bezel was added to the coin such as would be used on a keychain. Over time, and taking some abuse, the bezel was impacted into the coin. This is just a theory, I can not tell you anymore without physically inspecting...

Coin Collecting: 1963 Kennedy dollar bill, couple dollars, mike kennedy
couple dollars, mike kennedy, worth money: Kennedy Dollar Bills? Since it s supposed to be George Washington on the bills, you obviously have some kind of novelty item. All I can say is good luck finding anyone willing to give you anything for those. The pennies will vary in value from about 3...

Coin Collecting: 1963 kennedy dollar value, 1963, $1
1963, $1, FRN: Hi Mike: Thanks for your multiple question. First, for the dollar bills. Sorry, there is no Kennedy $1 bill. Washington is on the face of a one dollar bill. If your has Kennedy, it was altered after it was released into circulation. It would have no...

Coin Collecting: 1964 P Kennedy Half, 1964, Kennedy
1964, Kennedy, Half: Hi David: Thanks for the follow-up question with the better photo. I am able to see at least part of what you are trying to find out about. From my perspective and experience, I believe the raised surface in the area of the D in DOLLAR is likely...

Coin Collecting: 1966 Kennedy half dollar, 1966, half
1966, half, 90% silver: Hi Bill: Thanks for your question. Your coins are likely 40% silver. The key is the weight and edge appearance. The 90% coin weighs 12.5 g and the 40% coin weighs 11.5 g. On the silver clad coins, you can see a darker band around the edge. I know of...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1966 kennedy SMS Rotated die error, 1966, SMS
1966, SMS, Half: Hi Again Steve: You are welcome for the information. I d say from the photo that you have about a 45 degree clockwise rotation. Whether you get it slabbed is a personal decision. You pay extra to have the error noted on the holder. There are several...

Coin Collecting: 1967 canadian peny, canadian penny, peny
canadian penny, peny, massive numbers: Hello Donald, Thank you very much for your question in 1967 there were a series of animals minted on the various coins - they are as follows 1 cent - Bird 5 cents - Rabbit 10 cents - Fish 25 cents - cougar 50 cents- coyote 1 dollar - Goose If...

Coin Collecting: 1969s, lawniczak, couple places
lawniczak, couple places, mottoes: Everything is noticeably doubled (date, all mottoes) on the genuine and very expensive 1969S double die. If you have a piece where there is only a shallow apparent doubling on the date or just on one word, you almost certainly have what is called machine...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Canadian Dollar Bill, true collectibles, novelity items
true collectibles, novelity items, current guide: Hello Gord, Thank you very much for your follow up. Sadly, your notes are only worth about $2.00 each according to the current guide due to the fact that there were 1,147,680,000 of these types of notes printed. Normally, sequencial notes do fetch a premium...

Coin Collecting: 1973 One Dollar Canadian Bill, letter prefix, canadian bills
letter prefix, canadian bills, bouey: Hello Saira, Thank you very much for your question. The two notes that you have are not worth very much at all right now, nor will they ever will be for an extremely long time. Even if your items are in superb shape they would only book for $3.00 each....

Coin Collecting: 1973 dollar bill 3 in numerical order, time nancy, apprasial
time nancy, apprasial, dollar bills: Hello Nancy, In order to give you an accurate apprasial I would need to see a picture of the front of the bills to check for the various varieties that can exist which effects the price. Sadly, most often notes like this are only common and would only trend...

Coin Collecting: 1975 $100 canadian bill, good shape, face value
good shape, face value, rips: Hello Sharon, Yes, the item is worth more than face value (normally) but I would need to see a picture to assess the condition and check for varieties that can massively effect the value - a simple picture of the front of the bill will do! I greatly...

Coin Collecting: 1976 nickle, 1976, proof set
1976, proof set, nickel: Hi David: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. If you want to ask a follow-up question and provide a photo of the front and back of your nickel...

Coin Collecting: 1978 penny. Someone was looking for this penny I seen it on the news!!, novelty pieces, lincoln cents
novelty pieces, lincoln cents, lawniczak: Diana, there were novelty pieces -- the initials of every state were stamped into the obverse of Lincoln cents and sold as novelties. Other stamps were used as well such as horseshoes. They were sold in qualtities as novelties and today they have no resale...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1986 canadain 2 dollar bills, 2 dollar bills, accurate appraisal
2 dollar bills, accurate appraisal, bbj: Hello Les, Do you have a picture of your item? I would need to see a picture to check for the various varieties and condition in order to give you an accurate appraisal. I greatly look forward to your reply! Have a great day Thank you, Bond...

Coin Collecting: 1988 Silver (color) penny, lawniczak, best guesses
lawniczak, best guesses, silver color: It s impossible to tell exactly what you have without actually seeing the piece, but I can give you 2 best guesses based on your description. First as to the birthday present, many cents were stamped with various things to be sold as novelties -- pipes,...

Coin Collecting: 1989 penny with a 3 leaf clover, leaf clover, lawniczak
leaf clover, lawniczak, novelty shops: Regina, without actually looking at the piece it is hard to tell what you are describing. If you mean that a clover has been stamped into the cent in front of Lincoln s nose, that is a novelty type item that novelty shops have been making and selling for...

Coin Collecting: 1991P Misstruck dime, 1991P, dime
1991P, dime, off center: Hi Delores: Thanks for your question. From your description, you sound like you likely have a off center striking error. An off center struck coin, has both sides with die design missing, and is a result of the blank planchet not being fed properly...

Coin Collecting: 1994 penny, 1994, cent
1994, cent, no copper plating: Hi Again Marilyn: Thanks for another of your questions. The weight is what I d expect for a zinc blank that is missing the copper plating. The normal blank, with the coating, weighs 2.5Gm, compared to your coin at 2.0Gm. The mint started using this type...

Coin Collecting: 1995 D Penny, 1995D, cent
1995D, cent, doubling: Hi Jim: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. Doubled die errors can be found in circulation, some quite dramatic and rare. Most are not valuable. There are two types of doubling. Machine or strike doubling, and die doubling....

Coin Collecting: 1995 dollar bill, 1995, $1
1995, $1, FRN: Hi David: Thanks for your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. You sound like you have a offset ink transfer obverse error. There is at least one sheet that was somehow printed a with the separation sheet missing...

Coin Collecting: 1996 Silver $100 bill replica (5.3 oz), silver spot price, 1 troy ounce
silver spot price, 1 troy ounce, replica 5: Debbie, These are only going to be worth the silver they contain. The half Troy pound should weigh 6 Troy ounces (about 187 grams) The Troy ounce one should be 31.1 grams And the $100 bill replica needs to be weighed in grams. 5.3 ounces seems...

Coin Collecting: 1997 EAGLE SILVER DOLLAR, silver eagles, coin shop
silver eagles, coin shop, ebay: D.B. In that condition, it will not get the premium that silver eagles get -- it will only be worth the ounce of silver it contains. Currently that is about US$37. If you have a coin shop or jeweler there where you are, you should be able to sell it...

Coin Collecting: 1998-D dime, 1998D, dime
1998D, dime, no reeding: Hi James: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. If you want to ask a follow-up question and provide a photo or more information, I ll revise my...

Coin Collecting: 1998-d dime, 1998D, dime
1998D, dime, no reeding: Hi Again James: Thanks for the photo. I can see that the coin looks the normal diameter. The only explanation I have that it is possible the retaining collar (that normally puts the reeding on the dimes) was filled with oil, grime, dirt, etc., and failed...

Coin Collecting: 1999 Connecticut quarter reeding, 1999, CT
1999, CT, quarter: Hi Marilyn: Thanks for the question. I get one s like these from time to time. From your photo, it is likely that your coin is not an error, but was damaged by some type of machine, perhaps going through a counting device. The appearance of the reeding...

Coin Collecting: $20 star note, 2004 series, $20
2004 series, $20, FRN: Hi Marty: Thanks for your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. The fact it has writing on it and is circulated takes a majority of the collector value away. My guess at best it may be worth $25 to an interested collector....

Coin Collecting: 2003 die-clash penny, lincoln head, face side
lincoln head, face side, clash: More likely you have a flip-over double strike error. If it was a die clash error, many more examples would have been found by now, because the same dies would have produced thousands more coins. If so, I would estimate value at about a hundred dollars....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 2006-D-nickle, little notch, canadian coins
little notch, canadian coins, south axis: Yes, if you turn left to right on US coins, the other side will be upside down, which I think is what you are saying above. That s standard and how it is on the nickel. If you are looking at a design perhaps they put that together differently. But as...

Coin Collecting: 2006 one pound coin, one pound, coin
one pound, coin, copy: Hi Leslie: Thanks for your question. Anytime you see the word copy or replica on a coin, it is what it says, and not real. A replica or reproduction is a coin not intended to fool anybody-even though a novice might nevertheless be fooled. Replicas...

Coin Collecting: 2010 Kennedy half dollar, 2010, Kennedy
2010, Kennedy, half: Hi Terri: Thanks for the opportunity to answer your question. I get ones like this from time to time. Your coin is 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...

Coin Collecting: 25 cent bill, shinplaster, harington
shinplaster, harington, apprasial: Hello Sarah, Thank you very much for your question. Your note is definately real! What you have is a shinplaster The signatures are W. Dickinson and T.D. Harington. In order to give you an accurate apprasial I would need to see a picture of your item...

Coin Collecting: i have 3 pennys, 1930, 1942
1930, 1942, 1943: Hi Angelica: Thanks for your question. Date mint mark and condition all go into establishing the value of your coins. You did not provide the mint mark or condition of your cents, so it is difficult to say exactly what they are worth. The mint mark on...

Coin Collecting: $500.00 gold certificate coin, american mint, abe lincoln
american mint, abe lincoln, spread wings: Hi Tammie, American Mint is not a government agency, it is a private company. Also, there is no such thing as a $500 US gold coin. I am guessing that these were produced as souvenier pieces. To the best of my knowledge, it has no value. The NRA items...

Coin Collecting: 67 Kennedy Half Dollar, kennedy half dollar, canadian coins
kennedy half dollar, canadian coins, eagle side: I don t know what you mean by it s upside down. US coins rotate north south so it would only be upside down if you turned it on the vertical axis and it was upside down (for example Canadian coins rotate the other way, on the horizontal axis). On occasion,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: where & how to purchase silver, mold number, silver bullion
mold number, silver bullion, retail situation: Hi again Lisa, That is a bit of a tricky question. Silver is very high right now, so investing in it really comes down to whether you believe it will continue to increase or not. It s pretty much a stock market situation. If you are interested in silver,...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: morgan dollar, peace silver dollars, mint mark
peace silver dollars, mint mark, british guiana: Hello again Myles, The coin looks just fine. They were made at 4 different mints in 1880 - Philadelphia, Denver, San Fransisco and Carson City. The Philadelphia coins are the most common for this year and do not have any mint mark. Other mints will have either...

Coin Collecting: American eagle commemorative collection, American, coin
American, coin, eagles: Hi Kevin: Thanks for the question. I m going to guess that it is a special set that was put together by a private company, and not backed by the U.S. Mint. It likely contains common date circulated coins, worth little more than the silver content....

Coin Collecting: american cent, 1830's, 1847
1830's, 1847, large cent: Hi Charles: Thanks for your question. Condition, and date, along with collector interest, help to establish the value of your coins. If you can t read the date, it is likely worth only a few dollars to an interested collector. The retail value of a 1847...

Coin Collecting: Books on coins, Sri Lanka coins and currency
Sri Lanka coins and currency: 1) The Air Force 50th Anniversary coin is very difficult to find. 1200 were distributed by Air Force and 800 were sold to public by CBSL at Rs600 each. I have seen it listed on eBay for a high price. Suggest you try find a Sri Lanka Air Force officer...

Coin Collecting: British Empire Silver Coins, silver coins, british empire
silver coins, british empire, edward vii: Hi Varun, you have to make sure of the quality of them. If they are worn or scuffed they will have little value.I can tell you now that the most valuable ones in there will be any from the reign of Edward VII so find those and tell me what they are and I will...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: bavarian coinage, exact grade, tuetonic
exact grade, tuetonic, wrighting: Hi again Eugene, My apologies for the delay in answering your question. This is indeed a silver coin, with 0.625 purity. It has just under 1/3 ounce of pure silver, or roughly $10-$11 worth at the current silver prices. They are, unfortunately, common even...

Coin Collecting: blake & Co. coin, none
none: Hello J, 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. I no longer have the catalog on Blake & Co. assay bars. This 1855 date is one...

Coin Collecting: british mule 20 pence coin - undated, pence coin, ebay
pence coin, ebay, e bay: Hi Maggy, steer clear. This is one-off madness compounded by ebay nutters who think it s a good deal, but it isn t. This coin will not sustain long-term value and you should not buy it expecting a return on investment. If you fancy owning oner, get one, but...

Coin Collecting: british and venezuelan coins, antonio jose de sucre, gold bullion
antonio jose de sucre, gold bullion, two coins: Hi James, The Victoria coin is either a sovereign or half sovereign. Both denominations have the same design, but the 1/2 is just under 4 grams while the full sovereign is close to 8. In this condition, with significant wear and a chip it will be worth gild...

Coin Collecting: Cacique Coins from Venezuela, coins shop, coins paper
coins shop, coins paper, ebay: Hi Morgan, There are several available on eBay currently. These were amde in a set of different caciques, or kings, and also were amde in different sizes starting at a small 1.5 grams. If you copy and paste it into the browser you will see all that are available:...

Coin Collecting: Canadian $1.00, dominion of canada, poor shape
dominion of canada, poor shape, apprasial: Hello, Thank you very much for your question. To give you an accurate apprasial I would need to see the note as there are several varieties that exist, plus I will be able to see the condition of your item. Based on how you have described this particular...

Coin Collecting: Canadian 25 cent and 5 cent Coins, vg 8, condition thanks
vg 8, condition thanks, old coin: Hello Matt, Thank you very much for your questions and I do appologize for taking so long to get back to you. Over the past few days I have been away on business and unable to reply to your questions. The items you have are very collectible - your 1870...

Coin Collecting: Canadian Currency, novice collectors, shinplaster
novice collectors, shinplaster, canadian currency: Thank you very much for your questions. Due to the fact that your “shinplaster” is torn, albeit a small tear, that really detracts from the value as well as a lot of potential buyers. Especially since the Courtney signature is among the most common of the...

Coin Collecting: Canadian paper money, canadian paper money, bouey
canadian paper money, bouey, accurate appraisal: Hello Sharon, Do you have a picture of your items? I would need to see a picture to check for the various varieties and condition in order to give you an accurate appraisal. I greatly look forward to your reply! Have a great day Thank you, ...

Coin Collecting: CanadianSilver Dollars, canadian silver dollars, plastic containers
canadian silver dollars, plastic containers, hello tom: Hello Tom, Most mint items such as the items you have are massly produced. What kind of price were you hoping to get for your items? Also, can you please provide a picture of the coins that you are wishing to sell? All the best, Bond Rideout Jr...

Coin Collecting: Care of Coins, Money, coins, collection
coins, collection, handling: Hi James: Thanks for your question. You ve basically answered your own question. If you have what you expect to be collectible coins, you want to protect them from the elements. That means from housing the coins in holders, to handling the coins as well...

Coin Collecting: Carolus III coin, hispan, tiny circle
hispan, tiny circle, mint condition: Hi Lori, This is a Spanish colonial 1 real coin from the Mexico City mint. Such coins are .903 purity silver and were also accepted as legal tender in the US prior to 1857. This are fairly common, but are very popular with collectors. One without the hole...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Oregon Trail Commemorative Coins , 1938, 1939
1938, 1939, Oregon Trail: Hi Robert: In the future, you ll need to ask a new question in order to keep the subjects separate. I d appreciate it. The Redbook is published yearly, and has old information in it when it comes out. You are better off with a monthly publication or...

Coin Collecting: Coin 50 Francs Gold French Napoleon III, french napoleon, napoleon iii
french napoleon, napoleon iii, gold coin: Rachael, Check here http://firstcoincompany.com/en/catalog/50-francs-napoleon-iii-1859.html It was minted before that, from 1855. The fact that your says copia on it suggests it is not a real gold coin. I d need to see a pic of the actual coin but...

Coin Collecting: US Coin Grading, roosevelt dimes, grading companies
roosevelt dimes, grading companies, professional coin: There are only two grading services that professional coin deals use, NGC and PCGS, and using another service is basically a waste of time. It costs about $13.00 plus postage to grade a coin. Unless you can certify a common coin MS70, it is also a non money...

Coin Collecting: US Coin Grading Services, coins, slab
coins, slab, grading services: Hi Tom: Thanks for your question. In my opinion, if you live in a large metropolitan area, your best bet would be to go to a major coin show where these services are offered. You would save on postage and shipping. The reason they can sell these at this...

Coin Collecting: Coin value, gold coins, gold values
gold coins, gold values, coin value: Hi Bob, The 10 coin set, when complete, includes two small gold coins. As such, it is currently worth $550. One such set was auctioned in January of this year for closer to $500, but gold values have come up a bit since then. Most dealers would look to offer...

Coin Collecting: US Currency, US, currency
US, currency, numbering: Hi Luke: Thanks for the question. I m not up to date on how the serial numbers get their designations or how many of each there are, but I ll provide you several links for you to research for your answer. It is the best I can do. I know how the errors happen,...

Coin Collecting: Currency Value, 1928, 1929
1928, 1929, 1953B: Hi Darshna: Thanks for your question. Not all of the currency you attached a photo of is from 1929, only one of the one hundreds, a national currency note. Condition is very important in establishing the value. Let s start with the $5. It is a silver...

Coin Collecting: coins, moon coins, first man on the moon
moon coins, first man on the moon, price of metals: Hi Clyde, The $5.00 Marshall Island coins of 1989 are made of Copper and Nickel. No Silver. Yes, the following is a canned response designed to help the novice collector with general information. If you need more explanation or you feel my answer is...

Coin Collecting: copper colored 2000 Massachusetts quarter, 2000D, Massachusetts
2000D, Massachusetts, quarter: Hi Bernadette: Thanks for your question. With odd or unusual coins, it is always best to provide as much information as possible or a photo when asking a question. You don t say if it looks like copper on both sides. It is possible it is on a planchet missing...

Coin Collecting: I.D.ing a european looking coin, mint mark, decent values
mint mark, decent values, portrait of a man: Hi Aron, This is definitely a French coin, by the size you mention it is most likely a 1/2 sol. They have decent values in good condition, though it would depend on the mint. The mint mark will be beneath the portrait of the man, and a different mark (not...

Coin Collecting: dime 194, ebbay, conversation piece
ebbay, conversation piece, curios: Hello Ross, I have seen a number of these items over the years. In fact, this is the second one that has been sent my way on this site this year. It is truly a very nice conversation piece but truth be told there is no book value on this specific error....

Coin Collecting: dominion of canada 25 cent paper bill, dominion of canada, accurate appraisal
dominion of canada, accurate appraisal, reply: Hello Lou, Do you have a picture of your item? I would need to see a picture to check for the various varieties in order to give you an accurate appraisal. I greatly look forward to your reply! Have a great day Thank you, Bond Rideout Jr....

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: English coin, silver dollar size, commemorative medallions
silver dollar size, commemorative medallions, silver medallions: eBay is your best bet, as far as getting the most exposure to collectors and paying a fee that is around half what you would loose from commission if you have someone else auction it or sell it to a dealer. Just make sure to take clear, close-up pictures....

Coin Collecting: Error Note, $20, FRN
$20, FRN, star note: Hi Tim: Thanks for your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. Your note is likely real. During the printing, sometimes the sheets were slightly mis-aligned, causing the margins to be a little different on the...

Coin Collecting: error note, 1969C, $1
1969C, $1, FRN: Hi Richard: Thanks for your question. For the first part of your question, I ve seen this type of item before. The date, series, denomination or serial number have nothing to do with the value of this piece. Your bill was almost certainly exposed to...

Coin Collecting: Fold-Over Error Note, 1988A, $5
1988A, $5, FRN: Hi Clint: Thanks for your question. Condition is very important in establishing the value of your note. Ebay is a good place to check. You are correct in your saying when the error happened, but you also have a third print error with the placement of the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1853 half dollar, half dollars, arrows
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1853 half dollar, half dollars, arrows, quarters

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1927 Palestine Holy Land token, 6.79 grams.Type 1, top right berry higher. AU, coins collector, numismatic value
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1927 Palestine Holy Land token, 6.79 grams.Type 1, top right berry higher. AU, coins collector, numismatic value, catalog value

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Canadian Dollar Bill, canadian one dollar bill
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1973 Canadian Dollar Bill, canadian one dollar bill

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1986 canadain 2 dollar bills
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1986 canadain 2 dollar bills

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1988 Silver (color) penny, coin silver, birthday present
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: 1988 Silver (color) penny, coin silver, birthday present

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $500.00 gold certificate coin, perfect copy, existence
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: $500.00 gold certificate coin, perfect copy, existence, lincoln

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Large Cent Blank on one side, wreath
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Large Cent Blank on one side, wreath

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Liberty Dollar, dropbox, personal collection
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Liberty Dollar, dropbox, personal collection, dl

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Please Tell me a little more, kuang hsu, pei yang
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: Please Tell me a little more, kuang hsu, pei yang, ulaan baatar

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ring with Robert F. and John F. Kennedy token/coin, sucess, sabrina
Coin and Paper Money Collecting: ring with Robert F. and John F. Kennedy token/coin, sucess, sabrina, germany

Coin Collecting: fra mauro, mare nubium, italian monk
mare nubium, italian monk, mare imbrium: Raymond, Some space enthusiast stamped that onto the coin -- Fra Mauro is the name of the lunar crater that was the landing site of Apollo 14 on the Moon on February 5, 1971. Fra Mauro, a crater on the Moon that appears to be heavily eroded, was named...

Coin Collecting: french coin, 5 centimes, 100 centimes
5 centimes, 100 centimes, liberte egalite: Hi Bill, this is a 5 centimes coin (100 centimes in a French Franc). Over 41 million of them were produced and it has a value of around $2.00. The lady is known as Marianne and she is the symbol of the French republic. cheers and happy hunting for the...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: George III 1791 ?, laurel wreath, georgivs
laurel wreath, georgivs, shield emblem: Des, leave it exactly as it is. Any attempt to clean a coin only devalues it. Real collectors overlook cleaning issues to appreciate the underlying character of the piece. You can discover more about your coin, and its legend (the initials ) here at good...

Coin Collecting: George iii gold coin, gold coin, serrated edge
gold coin, serrated edge, george iii: Hi Veryan, it does sound as if you have an excellently preserved spade guinea. If the case seems to be as old as the coin then the coin will be in excellent condition. It has probably always been looked after. So, you have a coin potentially worth around the...