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SubjectDate Asked
1969 aluminum penny2/22/2017
  Q: I was wondering if any the 1969 aluminum penny was ever verified I just got one with my change from ...
  A: There was no recorded error in any of my catalogs of a off metal strike on your date cent. How ...
1887/8 penny?3/5/2016
  Q: I know the chances are slim, but this penny definitely has a mark. It is an 1888 Indian head, but ...
  A: The Photo is not that clear. here is an example of a certified coin. If you still think you have ...
I have a penny I need an answer on PlZ3/4/2016
  Q: We have a 1977 that has no back it is almost like it is Hollow the front is in good shape but there ...
  A: I did not get your original question? So I did not see this posting ---- ? However; Look carefully ...
Quarter3/2/2016
  Q: I have a 2013 the front is normal but the back looks very dull and like it missed a coating. The ...
  A: Sorry there is no additional value for your coin. This error is not caused by the Mint, but the ...
1943 wheat back penny....1/30/2016
  Q: My dad has a 1943 wheat back penny, its not the normal copper color. After a lil research, ive ...
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are indeed made of 'ZINC COATED STEEL' and released only in 1943. There is ...
Penny with missing letters10/24/2015
  Q: The st in trust and the last number in date are not there, looks like the never were. Is this an ...
  A: There is no report of any working dies having this error. Although the U.S. Mint adheres to strict ...
1789 gold coin with draped bust10/15/2015
  Q: Please let me know if this coin exists, I have looked everywhere but I can not find any mentioning ...
  A: The coin in the photograph is a one dollar design. It was made in silver not gold. Toning from age ...
Lincoln memorial penny casing8/2/2015
  Q: Years ago I came across half of a penny casing given to me as change. The main side is open wth no ...
  A: You either have a one cent blank or possibly a slug. Measure it to see if it is the same size as a ...
Error Coin Value7/30/2015
  Q: I have a coin that has one side a penny and the other side a dime. Both side are the non-head sides ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not a ...
1962 confederate half dollar3/20/2015
  Q: I found a 1962 confederate half dollar in pretty bad condition i think.It has the word "COPY" ...
  A: This is indeed a copy of the Confederate Half Dollar coin. Not all copies were marked as such and ...
pin holes in dollar bill1/11/2013
  Q: what do pin holes in a dollar bill represent?
  A: Currency notes are never made with holes in them. The paper is carefully selected and checked. If ...
1971 british 2 pence error cupro nickel1/10/2013
  Q: I have come into possession of a 1971 British 2 new pence coin which appears to be cupro nickel ...
  A: Your specimen should be checked out by an experienced Numismatist. If you still need to find someone ...
Odd wear pattern on W. Virginia quarter1/8/2013
  Q: I found a West Virginia quarter, mintmark-D, with a wear pattern I have never seen before: The outer ...
  A: Without seeing this coin I cannot say for sure. You description sounds like someone reworked the ...
1993 Lincoln Cent Error1/5/2013
  Q: There is some type of error on the end of Lincoln's beard and nose of my 1993 Lincoln cent that I ...
  A: If these defects are a raised surface, extra metal; This error has no added value. From What I ...
half dollar coin1/4/2013
  Q: Since Ur from the u.s, i decided I'd ask you. So, i have 4 half dollar coins. Two say 1776-1976 ...
  A: If these coins have been circulated they will range from face value (50 cents) to $1.50 to a ...
500 dollar csa note1/4/2012
  Q: I am looking at $500 CSA Richmond VA. serial #18697. I noticed that some have two "A" above each ...
  A: This $500 Confederate note you have has to be seen. The letters above the banner would change with ...
blake & Co. coin3/10/2011
  Q: i was reading about a Blake & Co. assayers coin, I just so happen to have acquired one. was ...
  A: Blake and Co. were assayers in 1854 in California. It is also the year the San Francisco mint ...
Sachagewa Coin Question8/2/2010
  Q: I have come across A sachagewa coin that is undated. The back reads "Great Law Of Peace." I know ...
  A: found this question in a question pool and thought I might help. All coins have to be dated, If it ...
lincoln greenbacks - paper money5/5/2010
  Q: Are genuine United States (versus Federal Reserve) notes available for sale ? Either from the civil ...
  A: Were you referring to just the $5 notes? I do not sell these pieces but have some in my collection. ...
twofold question3/1/2010
  Q: Is there a set of Canadian Olympic coins made and are there proof bullion coins for this year? ...
  A: All I have heard is that as long as there is a demand for the American Bullion Coins used for trade ...
Silver Coin12/12/2009
  Q: 1899 dollar coint is in ok condition although not mint condition compared to those described as such ...
  A: Happy Holidays to you! These are Morgan type dollars. You can check the current silver market at ...
C note12/6/2009
  Q: 100 dollar bill from 1934 and i was wondering in anyone knows how much it is worth
  A: There are 12 districts in the Federal Reserve System. Richmond Virginia is the Fifth Federal Reserve ...
1971 half dolar double stamped11/24/2009
  Q: I found a 1971 half dollar that on the front side with the face there is a second ring. It appears ...
  A: This is usually caused by a machine that rolls the coins. This is not done at the US Mint and is ...
PAPAJACK - 7/22/200411/20/2009
  Q: Expert: PAPAJACK - 7/22/2004 Question After weighing the coin on a handscale today it weighed out ...
  A: I pulled the Disk with the images from this date and have no 1855 Blake photos. You can frequently ...
US notes11/18/2009
  Q: Is there any way that I can get copy (Samples) of old American banknotes that I am interested in but ...
  A: How old of a note are you looking for? Are you referring to United States currency? I find many ...
Tokens11/16/2009
  Q: I have an older new york city subway token is it valuable? ANSWER: Hello Jon, ...
  A: Sorry that older site-link did not redirect you to tokens anymore. Here are two links to send you to ...
US Nickles11/11/2009
  Q: What does the term war nickel mean for Jefferson nickels? Thanks
  A: "War nickels” were produced by the United States from mid-1942* through 1945. The coins were ...
indian penny11/8/2009
  Q: how much should I pay for an 1887 indian head? What is this penny worth?
  A: True value of a coin depends on the state of preservation and how many of the coins are left around. ...
wheat back pennies11/7/2009
  Q: I am a collector of wheat pennies, but have come upon one of which I have never seen. It is a ...
  A: The single year of 1943 the cents were made of steel with a zinc coating. The war effort took all ...
Yankee coins11/5/2009
  Q: Thanks Brad
  A: These are novelty items and hold no numismatic value. They are only as collectable as any trivia ...
Minting gold11/5/2009
  Q: What do the certificates description mean if a coin claims to be 99.99% 1/2 oz. gold? What do I need ...
  A: The "American Eagle" $25 dollar gold bullion coin is 1/2 ounce (troy) pure gold mixed with some ...
collecting11/4/2009
  Q: I have a question is about handling and cleaning of coins - will my coins lose value if you clean ...
  A: Let me first state as a Professional Coin Collector that coins are worthless to coin collectors ...
1857 4 Ducat Coins10/22/2009
  Q: I have 3 Gold, 14g coins, I believe to be 4 Ducat coins Dates: 1856-1857-%26 1855 how can I find out ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for these foreign coins they are not my field. There were many produced ...
price of coins10/19/2009
  Q: Do you know the market price of two one dollar coins I have? They are a 1922 and a1923 thanks.
  A: The value of any coin depends on its state of preservation. It is assigned a grade between 1 and 70. ...
error quarter10/18/2009
  Q: I have a strange coin a 1989D quarter with a very high edge on both sides and about 1 mm smaller in ...
  A: You state the design is well centered on the coin. This leads me to believe the coin was altered ...
morgan s dollar10/16/2009
  Q: What is the value for an 1878 S one dollar coin.
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to ...
state stamped penny's 197610/13/2009
  Q: I have 50 1976 penny's that are stamped each with all 50 states. I would like to know what the value ...
  A: This sounds like one of the sets os State Cents not they are not counterfeit coins! These coins are ...
gold coin10/3/2009
  Q: I have some gold coins or medallions not sure of value?
  A: There are other experts here that are more up on foreign coins than I am. You did not describe the ...
Eisenhower dollars10/2/2009
  Q: I have 9 Eisenhower silver dollars from the years 1971-74. They are not uncirculated but nonetheless ...
  A: The Eisenhower Dollars are common and are only valuable in very High Grade at this time. The ...
started in the coin collecting hobby10/1/2009
  Q: I have only started in the coin collecting hobby should I buy any particular coins graded by any ...
  A: You are doing the right thing buying them already in a slab. The coins graded by PCGS and NGC and ...
$1.009/28/2009
  Q: I have a 1995 one dollar bill. The back of the bill with the pyramid and the American eagle bleed ...
  A: The Ink bleeding through the paper is not adding any value to the note. I do not know of any ...
wheatback pennies9/26/2009
  Q: Are any of the wheat back pennies produced after 1940 rare?
  A: There was nothing low mintage or rare for these years. If the coins are circulated they are sold in ...
u.s. dime misprint9/25/2009
  Q: I have a 1991 u.s. dime its flawless on the front, no missing numbers or letters. however the back ...
  A: Without seeing this coin it’s hard to say. The blank could not be undersize in thickness or both ...
Black spots on bronze medals9/24/2009
  Q: I have an old collection of bronze medals and find some have black spots. I understand the spots are ...
  A: This is a common issue and often ruined by improper handling or cleaning. If you are selling them do ...
1907 cent9/19/2009
  Q: i have a 1907 USA one cent coin with a Indian on the date side. On the back it has one cent and a ...
  A: Did someone give you this coin I collect them as well. I hang on to many in lower grades even ...
Parsons Assayers 1860 Twenty Dollar Gold Bar9/18/2009
  Q: I have a a Pasons & CO. Assayers COL.Twenty DOLS. and on the back is says Carat 18 1/2 DWT 25 6/10 ...
  A: Hello Robert, This sounds like a replica piece I will do more research if you send an image ...
Franklin Halfs9/17/2009
  Q: I came across quite a few franklin half dollars from the 1950’s and was wondering how many more I ...
  A: The Franklin Half Dollar series is a short one and easy to collect in circulated grades. The series ...
1902 National Bank note9/10/2009
  Q: What is the value for a 1902 $5 bill from the Winona (MN) National Bank (Blue Seal). There is 3 ...
  A: What are the numbers on the notes? The National notes all have a number printed vertically on both ...
2000 dollar9/6/2009
  Q: Papajack I am looking for information for Ericson dollar coin. If you can tell me something about ...
  A: I do not recall too much information about this commemorative issue dollar but I found that this was ...
ounces9/5/2009
  Q: I have a silver coin that is more than an ounce but stated on the rim ONE TROY OUNCE. How much is a ...
  A: You scale may be a bit off. There is not much weight difference between the Troy System and Metric ...
Hawaii bill9/5/2009
  Q: I wrote before on the Hawaii bill when I pulled it from the folder I saw it was a ten dollar not a ...
  A: The value is not reduced by half. These notes are valued by grade. Here is a highlight of the ...
Roosevelt dime9/2/2009
  Q: I picked up a 1970-S Roosevelt dime out of circulation. When I went to put it in my Whitman folder, ...
  A: The Whitman Folder or Album you are using is meant for the circulated coins issued each year. The ...
1955 D steel coin9/1/2009
  Q: I have a 1955 d steel coin in excellent condition. No one seems to know anything about this. It is a ...
  A: Sorry but this sounds like a fake coin. Possibly it is just a regular copper cent made by a plating ...
mercery dime8/29/2009
  Q: I found a 1929 mercury head dime. Is it worth much on todays market?
  A: Numismatic (coin) Value is determined by two factors. 1) How rare it is. 2) Its grade. This coin ...
mottoes8/29/2009
  Q: When did the USA first make a coin that had the motto IN GOD WE TRUST on it?
  A: The 1864 2 cent copper coin was the first to have the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" on it. There were ...
Gold State Quarters8/26/2009
  Q: I have about 40 gold state quarters. Are they worth anything or just the $0.25, if so what can I do ...
  A: Since these are modified coins, the value is questionable. It will still be worth a quarter. The ...
coin certs8/24/2009
  Q: i have one set that is a 95olympic coin with a pin should I keep the packing.
  A: This special packaging, like presentation cases and wood display boxes are good to save and in the ...
1976 Lincoln Penny8/20/2009
  Q: My uncle recently found a 1976 Lincoln penny that appears to have the shape of the state of Missouri ...
  A: I do come across the sets occasionally at coin shows. I know of no one currently selling or ...
Misprint penny8/18/2009
  Q: I found a 1945 S penny that's is great shape for its age but the tales side did not get stamped and ...
  A: It is not a coin produced in the US Mint. A specimen like this, if real, will have to be seen and ...
10 cent8/17/2009
  Q: What do they sell as. ANSWER: Hello Yen, Coins are valued on a ...
  A: Besides the 10 centavo there was a One Half Centavo, One Centavo, Five Centavos, 20 Centavos and ...
letters8/17/2009
  Q: What are the letters below the date on coins for.
  A: On US Coinage since 1968 (excluding the Cent) the mint now places a MINT MARK signifying where the ...
coin/token First In War First in Peace8/14/2009
  Q: how much is the coin selling for? a lot?
  A: The piece is a Civil War Token. They sell from $8 to $12 dollars depending on the issue. Besides ...
64 dime8/13/2009
  Q: is a 1964 dime worth much?
  A: Only if the coin is un-circulated it will worth more than the silver it contains. If it's in Mint ...
Peace Dollar value8/11/2009
  Q: The image is turned so I am writing you for more information please.
  A: If both figures are up right when you turn the coin left to right it could add to the value read on. ...
preserve a coin8/8/2009
  Q: What is the way you preserve a coin and keep it from contamination?
  A: The newest way is encapsulation in inert plastic. Third party grading companies like PCGS, NGC and ...
Russian coin8/7/2009
  Q: Subject: 1762 rouble silver coin can you provide me with some background information on this coin ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not have much information on them. You might also try a ...
2001 S quarter8/6/2009
  Q: I was reading 90% silver alloy,is it worth anything more then a quarter
  A: The US Mint did make some proof coins in 90% silver starting in 1992. These are trading about ten ...
1964 lincoln penny, blank reverse8/2/2009
  Q: Good evening. I have found a 1964 Lincoln penny, that is completely blank on the reverse side (no ...
  A: I think you have an altered coin. This mistake is nearly impossible and I have never seen one where ...
how to find the value of foreign coins7/31/2009
  Q: My father-in-law gave us a variety of coins from all over the world minted in the middle years of ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins. From what I see at the coin shows the coins you describe sell ...
doubble penny7/29/2009
  Q: I have a 1976 US double headed penny what is it's worth?
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past days. They are ...
Found weird coin7/28/2009
  Q: I have a cent that is completely unfinished on the heads side. To describe it the heads side is ...
  A: It sounds like this coin has been altered by someone after it left the mint. The modern cent made ...
us coins the 30 to 70s.7/26/2009
  Q: I have read in other answers about a guide book most collectors usebut don’t remember the name. I ...
  A: The guide most commonly used is the RED BOOK it is titled “A GUIDE TO UNITED STATES COINS “by R.S. ...
1959doubled reverse7/25/2009
  Q: Is a 1959 half dol that is doubled more valuable? And what is the double die reverse on the 1959 ...
  A: I found a description from another expert the difference is at the small eagle to the right of the ...
1857 California Gold 1/2 dollar7/21/2009
  Q: I have one of these coins and would like to know if it's authentic. I live near Salt Lake City, is ...
  A: Since you did not write me again I looked up some general dealers. They are listed at the end of the ...
Misprinted quarter7/18/2009
  Q: I have a quarter that the print didn't start till a 1/3 of the way up the quarter. Can you tell me ...
  A: Without seeing this coin it’s hard to say. The blank could be undersize in thickness and it would ...
Circulated 1934 $10 silver certificate worth7/17/2009
  Q: I have a circulated 1934 D $10 silver certificate with fold down the middle and three 1/4" tears on ...
  A: In general these notes are not rare and rather plentiful in circulated condition. Only after the ...
1993 Quarter7/14/2009
  Q: I have a 1993 quarter that appears to have a texture in the silver. I dont really know how to ...
  A: The coin would have to be seen to decide how the surface got the look you describe. There is no ...
sliver of a 1962 penny7/10/2009
  Q: I have a 1962 Lincoln head VERY THIN penny, It has the regular front and back, but it has no edge ...
  A: For the One Cent piece the coin blanks come in two types. The first is as it is punched right from ...
the penny7/10/2009
  Q: on the back, of the penny the phrase, "UNITED STATES oF AMERICA" and the way the word "of" is ...
  A: Frank Gasparro is the sculptor (or MEDALIST) that did the design for the 1959 reverse for the ...
1975 No S Dime7/10/2009
  Q: How can you tell the difference between a 1975 Dime no S? Philadelphia did a lot of No S dimes that ...
  A: There were only proof dimes produced at the San Francisco Mint Proof dimes have a different finish ...
2001 Rhode Island Quarter7/9/2009
  Q: Does a 2001 Rhode Island Quarter with a normal reverse and a nearly blank front with only a faint ...
  A: Without seeing this coin it’s hard to say. The blank could be undersize in thickness and it would ...
1988p quarter7/6/2009
  Q: I came across a 1988p washington quarter. Its gold in color and is thicker than the average ...
  A: I FOUND THIS QUESTION IN THE UN-ANSWERED QUESTION POOL AT ALLEXPERTS.COM I am not the person you ...
1961 penny6/28/2009
  Q: I have a 1961 D series penny with 3 0's stamped on the front, one above the word Liberty and 2 ...
  A: I FOUND THIS QUESTION IN THE UN-ANSWERED QUESTION POOL AT ALLEXPERTS.COM I am not the person you ...
LINCOLN VALUE6/28/2009
  Q: How much should I expect to get for the new lincoln silver dollar.
  A: The Lincoln Silver dollars have fallen in prices realized since the mint sell-out earlier this year. ...
coin collecting6/27/2009
  Q: I have some old half dollars from the fifties how valuable are thay?
  A: , In circulated condition these only sell for $3.00 to $8.00 dollars each. ...
2 Reales coin6/24/2009
  Q: I have a 2 reales coin dated 1828. There is a counterstrick over the bust. HISPANIARUM.REX with a ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not have much information on them. You might also try a ...
GOLDEN QUARTER6/23/2009
  Q: MY HUSBEND DELIVERS NEWSPAPERS TO NEWSPAPER VENDING MACHINES HE ALSO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR EMPTYING ...
  A: Since this is a modified coin, the value is questionable. It will still be worth 25 cents. The ...
roosevelt dime6/22/2009
  Q: What does the symbology on the front of the dime & just below Roosevelt's neck signify? My eight ...
  A: The Roosevelt Dime started in 1946 and has kept the same design. John R. Sinnock designed the coin ...
USA 1818 penny face to back orientation6/20/2009
  Q: I have an 1818 penny that when holding the face upright and flipping the coin over, bottom over top, ...
  A: The U.S. coinage uses what is called a COIN turn. As you stated modern coins are. There is a defect ...
1941 nickel6/19/2009
  Q: i did dome reading and it says that the mint marks on the nickel in philly started in 1942 but i ...
  A: This piece is not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have ...
pennies & dimes6/18/2009
  Q: i found you answered questions about some pennies dated 1849. I have both the 1849 and 1852 in ...
  A: I do suggest you get a copy of “A Guide Book of UNITED STATES COINS” (Red Book) by YEOMAN. This ...
misprinted coin6/17/2009
  Q: I have a misprinted state quarter in 100% great condition. Normal quarters weigh 6 grams this one ...
  A: I am not an expert on error coins, but here is what I have experienced. Blank coins are a very ...
1840 penny6/15/2009
  Q: I have a large penny dated 1840 with a few scratches but otherwise seems in decent condition. There ...
  A: Let me first state as a Coin Collector that coins are worth much less to coin collectors after ...
1976 Quarter6/11/2009
  Q: I have a U.S. 1976 quarter and it has the regular eagle on the back? Is it rare and what is the ...
  A: All the 1776-1976 bicentennial Half Dollar, Dollar Coin and Quarter Dollars were produced in both ...
Pounds troy weight?6/9/2009
  Q: I have silver troy ounces of silver the coins have no date and different designs liberty, Indian ...
  A: These are some of the countless silver rounds being produced. What they are worth is the current ...
Rare US Billy6/4/2009
  Q: I have a $8 dollar bill: 1913 Carmi A. Thompson; it has a blue seal and can not find anything about ...
  A: I do have catalogs of US Currency. None have the note you describe. There was never an “$8 dollar ...
1928 Morgan Peace Dollar (Not S Version)6/3/2009
  Q: My father recently asked me to go through the coin collection that we received when my grandfather ...
  A: The question on many of these coins is whether or not it was ever cleaned. Cleaning reduces the ...
Eagle2009 Proofs6/2/2009
  Q: Is there another place to buy them? Thanks Jere
  A: The mint is not distributing the coins and allegedly not even producing them. This is hard for the ...
coin5/31/2009
  Q: i have a 1944 s , penny , can you tell how much it is worth, its in good condition, circulated.
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to ...
heads quarter5/30/2009
  Q: we found strange 25 cent quarter with our change it had a head on both sides. Any ideas if it is ...
  A: Your coin is not real! I have experience with these coins and have seen them in Quarters, Half ...
1960 to 1970 quarters5/29/2009
  Q: s coins in with pics for decent prices.thanks for your time,Drew
  A: These modern USA Coins made after 1965 do not have a premium value on them. They trade from dealer ...
cameo coins5/26/2009
  Q: How can I determine if a silver dollar proof is a cameo or deep cameo finish. Must that be ...
  A: The Cameo Effect is the contrast between the frosted obverse and the Mirror finish on the background ...
1888 Liberty Head Gold Coin5/25/2009
  Q: I have an 1888 gold coin. The liberty head on the front matches those I have seen online, but there ...
  A: You are describing a “Racketeer Nickel“. But the date should be 1883 not 1888. These are usually ...
coins and paper money5/24/2009
  Q: I have had some old coins and paper money for a while, don't know if they are of any value or not, ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for these foreign coins and notes. They are not my field. I am not an ...
1992 d quarter with possible CUD5/23/2009
  Q: I found this quarter at work and it has a raised bump under the nose. The bump is large and includes ...
  A: I must say I am not an error coin collector. Error collecting is a branch outside of coins ...
2 headed quarter5/20/2009
  Q: I have a 2 headed quarter it is the same size and weight as regular quarter with ridges on the side ...
  A: You can be sure this is an altered coin since the dies used were from 2 different dates as well. ...
Gold Quarter error???5/15/2009
  Q: I received a 2002 Mississippi Quarter that appears to be the same gold color as a Sacagawea Dollar. ...
  A: I have not seen reports of an off metal blank for the quarter you have. One key to having a ...
Two headed half dollar5/7/2009
  Q: I found a two headed kennedy half dollar in change I recieved this weekend while going shopping. ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. There is no USA coin ...
buffalo had nickel5/1/2009
  Q: i have found a buffalo nickle dated 1928 with what looks like a conquistador on the front instead of ...
  A: If there is no depiction of a conquistador on the front of this coin it has been altered. Normally ...
half-dollar5/1/2009
  Q: How valuable are George W. Carver and Booker T. Washington half dollar.This was minted in ...
  A: I found your question turned over to the question pool at the expert site. I do not know who you ...
Misprinted quarter?5/1/2009
  Q: I have a 2000P New Hampshire quarter that was printed off center and does not have any ridge. The ...
  A: Error Coins are not my strong point. How far off center is your coin? Also the fact that it has no ...
Parson & Co 1860 Twenty Dols ingot4/30/2009
  Q: I have a Parson and co 20 dols ingot. I understand that he may some of his first ingot out of white ...
  A: What is the exact Lettering on the opposite side of your piece? To my knowledge there were no ...
Penn Pitt dealer4/26/2009
  Q: I need to find a dealer around Pittsberg PA area.
  A: I do not know how close the listed coin men are to you. You did not tell me what kind of coins you ...
Eisenhouer 1971 San Fransisco Mint Coin in Box4/24/2009
  Q: I read your information you posted about these coins, but you did not mention the value of the coins ...
  A: From 1971 San Francisco Proof Dollar is considered common. It sells for on only $4 to $8 in Mint ...
old silver dollar4/23/2009
  Q: I have these old coins. How do I know if they are real< are coins able to be picked up bye a magnet?
  A: No coins should be attracted to a magnet except the 1943 One Cent coin. Are they all dollars? The ...
coins4/18/2009
  Q: have a department of treasury bronz coin 1789 denver co the front has a old key and two end that ...
  A: This is a Denver Mint token. They are made of the same metal as the One Cent coin. They were ...
U.S. GOLD COINS4/18/2009
  Q: I HAVE 2 U.S. ONE DOLLAR GOLD COINS DATES ARE 1801-1809 WITH THOMAS JEFFERSON ON THE FRONT OF THE ...
  A: Unless you have a proof or otherwise high grade specimen they are not valuable. The Jefferson ...
U.S. SHIELD NICKEL4/17/2009
  Q: i have a silvery coin with "united states of america", "5 cents", and thirteen 6-pointed stars on ...
  A: You are describing a Shield Nickel. They were made from 1866 to 1883. There were 2 types made the ...
Bubbled coins4/14/2009
  Q: I have a 1971 Kennedy half dollar that has bubbled on both side but different areas and I was ...
  A: From the mint the coin would have had to be perfectly flat after being struck. The sheer pressure of ...
value4/12/2009
  Q: I have a Ł10 pound note can you please advise me of how much it is worth. Details are as follows~ ...
  A: Your Question was misdirected to me at USA Question board at AllExperts.com I am not an expert on ...
1898 coin4/11/2009
  Q: i have a 1898 coin, it has a man on a horse at the front and at the back there is a lady and says, ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not catalog much information on them. You should include ...
a coin i have4/11/2009
  Q: i have a coin about the size of a half dollar, its a penny i think its a lady on one side and says ...
  A: Your Question was misdirected to me at USA Question board at AllExperts.com I am not an expert on ...
1955 Franklin half dollar4/10/2009
  Q: 1955 half dollar that has raised marks protruding from the lip. The card it is in has writing on it ...
  A: This is a die variety that is fairly common. The obverse die was deformed and the resulting ...
1943-S ONE CENT4/8/2009
  Q: I have a 1943-s penny it is attracted to a magnet. I wanted to know if it was worth anything or if ...
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And yes there is some value on ...
Value of 1983 Philadelphia Mint Coins4/7/2009
  Q: It is in its original packaging and has a plastic chip enclosed that identifies the set and where ...
  A: This does sound like a mint set with a token included but there were none made in 1983 at all. You ...
silver dollar4/6/2009
  Q: 1923 silver dollar certificate 1 dollar bill i am trying to find out if this bill is worth ...
  A: The silver certificates printed before 1935 sell very well in most grades even if it has some folds. ...
1939 Penny4/5/2009
  Q: I found your answer to a question on a miss-sized 1941 Penny. I have the same thing from 1939. ...
  A: I am having trouble identifying your question. From the image you sent with this question this One ...
the colerful coin4/4/2009
  Q: i have one of those coins with all the different colors i was trying to see if it was worth anything ...
  A: I need more information to answer you. What date is the coin? What state of preservation is the ...
Help! My 4month old English mastiff's leg may be dislocated!4/3/2009
  Q: I have a 4month old English mastiff. He eats puppy chow now and weighed 271b on January 23rd. I ...
  A: I am only an expert on USA Coins. You may be better off sending this question to another experts ...
Series 1963 Twenty Dollar Bills4/1/2009
  Q: I received 3 sequential 1963 $20 bills that are completely crisp and "brand" new. There is a star ...
  A: Paper Money is not my expertise US Coins are, but here is what I can tell you. These do sell at a ...
500 dollars 18644/1/2009
  Q: I'm from Spain. I have got one 500 dollars bank note from 1864. The serial number it's 33546, but I ...
  A: I cannot make out details on the image of the note you have sent me with this question. I guess ...
1943 Copper Wheat Penny4/1/2009
  Q: I have a 1943 Copper Wheat Penny that has been in my collection since i was about 10 years old, my ...
  A: , I really have to get more information on your piece to help. None of these USA One ...
coin value3/31/2009
  Q: wanted to know if any, worth of a 1989 2 pence Elizabeth II coin
  A: I cannot answer accurately for this foreign coin. They are not my field. I am not an expert on ...
1854 twenty D coin3/30/2009
  Q: I have a coin from 1854 twenty D and it states copy above the eagle is it worth anything.Where can I ...
  A: These reproduction coins are only worth the metal they are made of. Coin collectors only want ...
gold coin 17893/28/2009
  Q: i have a gold coin the size of a quarter with George Washington on it & around the top PRESIDENT ...
  A: The “American Fabius” is another term for George Washington. They usually get less than $20 dollars ...
misprinted quarter with no date3/27/2009
  Q: I have a quarter that has a flaw in the metal that covers the date . Also on the back of coin at ...
  A: Hard to say what happened to your coin without seeing it. There are coin shops in your area that can ...
coins3/24/2009
  Q: I have a few coins that I don't no what country they are from. One says, Deutsches Reich ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not have much information on them. These are easily ...
1864 two cent coin- 3 errors???3/23/2009
  Q: I have a 1864 two cent piece and I'm really curious about this errors. First there is no "S" on ...
  A: , I cannot positively help you without seeing the coin in person. ...
1866 2 cent penny3/22/2009
  Q: Could I please get the value on a 1866 2 cent wheat penny please.
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
1989 & 1952 Pennies3/22/2009
  Q: I have a 1952 D penny which the 9 looks like a giant comma and the D looks almost like a dot. I have ...
  A: This is not by any means normal but that is not to say it does not happen. These coins have been ...
value of national currency note3/21/2009
  Q: I have a 1929 National Currency note from the Federal Reserve bank of Cleveland Ohio. It is crisp ...
  A: You need more information on the note to look up a value. What denomination is the note? What is ...
Old Coin that I own3/21/2009
  Q: 1852 Indian Head Mint error 1/2 cent piece uncirculated. Back of coin reads California Gold. HAS ...
  A: This is very likely a copy of a period one California Gold Half Dollar. The coin would have to be ...
gold quarter3/21/2009
  Q: I have a 1995 Maryland quarter but it is gold Is it worth anything?
  A: These gold plated coins have no added value. As with all modified coins the value is questionable. ...
Texas currency 18383/21/2009
  Q: I have had some old Texas currency for 25-30 years. I did some research and found photos of ...
  A: The New York, Clinton Bank; $100 dated Dec. 2, 1839 is another known replica note. I am asked ...
King Edward V11 STRAITS SETTLEMENTS 1904 $1 coin3/21/2009
  Q: My mum found the above coin in an old purse of hers and wondered about its history & whether it has ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not have much information on them. I use the "The ...
1998 d- Error Penny???3/19/2009
  Q: I have a 1998 D Licoln Penny that many have tried to snag up from me. The penny is dime sized not ...
  A: This does look like it might be an altered coin. Your picture is a bit blurry. The mint uses a ...
SMS coins3/19/2009
  Q: I am seeing more and more Washington quarters with SMS included in the description. What does it ...
  A: What date coins are you seeing this SMS designation on? SMS was a designation used for the Special ...
1928 50 cent silver capped bust3/18/2009
  Q: This coin has writing on the edge that say 50 cents or half dollar and is bust left surrounded by ...
  A: I need more information on the coin in question. The 1928 USA Half Dollar had a reeded edge. There ...
1863 Exchange Coin3/18/2009
  Q: I have found a coin that I can not find anywhere on the Internet. It is from 1863 and is about the ...
  A: Is there any other lettering on the piece? Can you send a high resolution picture? Yours does sound ...
trade coin or token?3/18/2009
  Q: I have a coin from 1863 with an indian head on the one side and on the other it has the following ...
  A: These are known as “Store Card” Tokens. It sounds like either HARD TIMES TOKEN or a Store card made ...
quarter3/17/2009
  Q: I have a 1994 quarter that is ok on the head side but the back side is just copper with a little ...
  A: If this is a modified coin, the value is questionable. I expected to see a broken coin blank in ...
1969 Aluminum/Silver Penny3/17/2009
  Q: I noticed that you had a previous question on a 1969 silver colored aluminum penny minted in Denver. ...
  A: There were no new records on file showing any experimental metal in the striking of one cent coins ...
1928 b series $203/17/2009
  Q: I have a 1928 B series $20. Signed by Woods and Mellon. It has a L, it came from The Federal ...
  A: I must start by letting you know U.S. Currency is not my field. We are looking for a 1928B series ...
rare coin?3/16/2009
  Q: Dark Yellow coin, not gold, hole in the center, liberty bell on one side and on the other it says ...
  A: Sorry I do not collect this type of token they usually are not rare if they were made in the past 60 ...
1893 Commerative Coin3/16/2009
  Q: I read your answer to another question about his coin, by my friend's 1893 coin does not have ...
  A: I am sure it is not A Colombian Exposition Half Dollar coin if that is all you are asking. I need ...
1944 medical antique journal to sell3/15/2009
  Q: I know it is not your field, but I don't know otherwise how to go about it. I have an old medical ...
  A: Sorry but I have no idea of any value your book may have. You did not mention any of the necessary ...
what kind of note this ?3/15/2009
  Q: I recently found a US bank note.It was a smaller bank note.I was unable to make it out.following are ...
  A: What makes you think it is a “US bank note”? Can you send a picture? These were issued for a board ...
DIME3/14/2009
  Q: I have a 1944 dime on the front it says liberty and in god we trust a face like a gorgyle with ...
  A: The Winged Liberty Head dime (Mercury head); these were produced in large quantities most years. For ...
1839 large cent3/13/2009
  Q: A short time ago I began collecting large cents. I have a new Dansco album for the collection. There ...
  A: My listings show two variety’s that can fill the hole there. Depending on when the album was printed ...
1855 Blake & Co gold tokens3/13/2009
  Q: What were the tokens used for are they of any value?
  A: Without seeing the pieces you are asking about I am not sure of the question. There were no tokens ...
error quarter3/12/2009
  Q: I have a Massachusetts quarter that only has silver(nickel)? on one side . The imprint is there just ...
  A: How clear is the image on the coin? Is the design very strong and detailed? There are many ways ...
500 dollars confederate states3/12/2009
  Q: i have a 500dollars bill from Richmond feb.17.1864 with serial number 33546 twice on the face and on ...
  A: The design you describe is used for a Confederate States of America notes. Unfortunately, the ...
1928 peace silver dollar/eisenhower centennial3/12/2009
  Q: my mom asked me to find the worth of these two coins. both in fair to good condition.the 1928 coin ...
  A: These values of course have all appreciated in recent years. Some more than others and depending on ...
1913 10.00 Indian head gold coin3/12/2009
  Q: this coin was my father's =he has some things written on it it has EF and Star Rim it is encased and ...
  A: The on-line price site has the encapsulated and graded coin listing from $785 to $830. I am sure ...
1872 gold pricess 3$3/11/2009
  Q: Papajack, Can you tell me what the value of a 1872 gold pricess 3$ coin in AG3-AG4 condition would ...
  A: The PCGS site has the encapsulated and graded coin listing for $450. It might be $500 in a solid ...
coins3/10/2009
  Q: Is the 1922,liberty dollar,the only year that they spelled trust with a V????
  A: This is a Peace Dollar they were made from 1921 to 1935 all with the same design. This Liberty Head ...
what to do?3/9/2009
  Q: i have recently inherited a whole slew of US coins from 1887, 1893, 1896, 1906, the 20s through the ...
  A: Any coin dealer will usually buy part or the entire collection. The difference is for what price! ...
COINS3/6/2009
  Q: as to the 1877 coin i told you early,yes it is reeded like the 10 cent peace of today.it's almost ...
  A: As I mentioned in your previous answer this does look like it is a "Love Token". What you describe ...
Double backed dime3/6/2009
  Q: I have a dime with no front. Each side is stamped with the back. The coin is half the thickness of a ...
  A: The term for this item is an “Altered Coin“! They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have ...
brass coins3/4/2009
  Q: Were there any brass coins made in America
  A: I cannot say for all of American coins through history only those made in the UNITED STATES as my ...
Identifying US gold coin3/3/2009
  Q: I have a $1 us gold coin dated 1874. I know nothing about grading coins. The coin appears to my ...
  A: These are valuable coins at this time since gold is so expensive. There are many variables in ...
coin apprasail3/2/2009
  Q: I have a coin that I don't know anything about, I found it in a wall of a old house we were ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for all foreign coins they are not my field. Many of them are common ...
hollow nickel3/1/2009
  Q: rodney clark
  A: This is fast becoming an urban legend; the hollow coin is nothing new. The Opium trade in the past ...
Gorham Mint 13 Colonies Sterling Silver Coins2/28/2009
  Q: We found a set of the Gorham Mint 13 colonies coins and are wondering what you think this would be ...
  A: Although there were only 5000 sets issued you would really have to like the artwork on the pieces to ...
1964 Kenndy Half2/27/2009
  Q: I have a 1964 Kennedy half dollar that does not have any reeding on the edge, and is not worn. The ...
  A: Sorry I cannot help you much. The coin sounds like the edge was rolled smooth after it left the ...
republic of texas currency and brazil currency2/27/2009
  Q: Are 3, 5, 10,20,50,and 100 bills that say republi of texas on them, but they also say copy on them ...
  A: The replica Texas notes are not valuable; they are produced for fairs, Currency clubs and for sale ...
1972 Penny with JFk face looking at Abe.2/27/2009
  Q: I have one too. Are you sure that there is no value?? I believe that it is real and is limited ...
  A: I do not remember answering this question lately you might have been reading another’s answer. . ...
Coin Questions2/25/2009
  Q: I just inherited from my mother a 1897 Silver Dollar (barely circulated); 1922 Silver Dollar; a ...
  A: You are already started to “engage your help” by asking this question. It is best to evaluate the ...
1882 one dollar coin2/24/2009
  Q: I just came across an coin dated 1882, on the front of the coin it has E pluribus unum 1882, back ...
  A: Collectors AND DEALERS USE a numerical grading system for coins. The scale goes from 1 to 70. With 1 ...
selling wheat pennies2/24/2009
  Q: can you tell me where I can sell my collection of wheat pennies. Approx 30,000 coins, 1909 -... many ...
  A: You may only realize about 3 cents each for the pre-1958 cents. And no single dealer may want that ...
buying a coin2/23/2009
  Q: i'm interested in buying a older coin (mid 1900's or earlier)and was wondering what key date coin i ...
  A: I do not see coins as an investment. You really have to want the coins and appreciate them for what ...
1893-s morgan silver dollar2/23/2009
  Q: I have an 1893-s morgan silver dollar. All of the markings are very legible but there are two small ...
  A: This is one coin you should get authenticated, or buy already graded by PCGS, NCG or ANACS. There ...
1878 morgan dollar2/23/2009
  Q: I have a cc morgan dollar in excellent condition, and another morgan which has no mint intials. Why ...
  A: Collectors AND DEALERS USE a numerical grading system for coins. The scale goes from 1 to 70. With 1 ...
1955D penny2/22/2009
  Q: I found one in my wallet that has "heads" on both sides. Is this a good thing, or no big deal?
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. There is no USA coin ...
1902 series $20 bill and wheat pennies2/22/2009
  Q: Description of $20 bill: Hugh McCulloch on it and 4087 below his picture. Says National Currency ...
  A: National notes are not my strong suit! What you are describing is a National Bank Note. The Bank ...
2006 state quarter2/21/2009
  Q: i have a state quarter that has a large knot protruding outward from both sides ;; looks like ...
  A: Does the coin look damaged on the opposite side? Look at the edge of the coin as well. From the ...
copper coin 18632/21/2009
  Q: I have a friend who found a coin and asked me to look up. the front has "1863 United We Stand" and ...
  A: It is a Hard Times Token. Yours is commercial in nature called a STORE CARD. It served dual purpose ...
Miss Printed 1978 Penny2/20/2009
  Q: I have a 1978 penny that was printed fine on the front, but the building on the back was printed ...
  A: No this is not common and is usually the result of someone altering the coin. Is the second image ...
Backwards 12/19/2009
  Q: On my 1981 D penny, the second "1" in the date is clearly backwards. Is this common?
  A: No this is not common and is usually the result of someone altering the coin. Is the numeral 1 ...
currency /Paper2/19/2009
  Q: I have 2 dollar bills my mother saved,but they have a post mark and stamp on them. What does this ...
  A: I have seen a few of these they are collectable as First Day Covers (FDC’s) and some are valuable. ...
?2/18/2009
  Q: My mom has buffalo nickle half horn and very worn horn and tail but no date dosent even look like ...
  A: This is an Indian Head nickel also called a Buffalo nickel. Many circulated Indian Nickels have at ...
Silver coin2/17/2009
  Q: i purchased this coin thru Sears in 2000. (American Historic Society) Its called an American Eagle ...
  A: I have not seen the item you describe but it is not a coin. Coins have to be issued by a government ...
1913 Indian Head gold coin2/17/2009
  Q: I have this coin in a ring setting and wonder what it might be worth these days with gold over $900 ...
  A: A coin used in jewelry usually has no collectable numismatic value. So the condition of the coins ...
1976 Silver Coin2/17/2009
  Q: I work at a grocery store and came across a silver 1976 penny. It has a liberty bell and United ...
  A: These indeed are real coins but they have been altered. The 1976 USA Lincoln cent weighs 3.11 grams ...
odd 1927 D wheat penny2/17/2009
  Q: I found a penny (as described) that is in "Very Fine" to "Extremely Fine" condition as you have set ...
  A: This coin would NOT be worth a bundle of money but it sounds like an interesting find. Your coin ...
1883 Indian Head Penny2/12/2009
  Q: My husbands friend has a 1883 Indian Head Penny and it has the I and the T missing in the word ...
  A: There is no premium associated with this defect, the coin would sell at the normal price of an 1883 ...
polish coins2/10/2009
  Q: I have about 20 Morgan dollars that are polish, I was told they lost the value down to silver value, ...
  A: These coins are damaged; polishing removed the metal that was on top of the coins. There is no way ...
Liberty V Nickel2/10/2009
  Q: We are renovating an old house next door. My husband found this coin. It has a ladies head on the ...
  A: The Liberty Head nickel designed by Barber was made from 1883 to 1912. They have a large range of ...
old dollar bill2/9/2009
  Q: I have a SERIES 1935 D one dollar bill in fair condition. Could it be worth more than face value?
  A: I do know an older piece of currency in collectable condition is worth more than face value to a ...
1995-W Silver Eagle2/9/2009
  Q: The mintage of the 1995-w, 10th anniversary set, was just over 35000. Is there an estimate as to ...
  A: No one can say how many sets exist. I will bet most of them are still together in the original ...
coin value2/9/2009
  Q: Sir: I have in my recently inherited collection of old coins a 1903 one centavo (Philippines)It ...
  A: No trouble at all, I am always happy answering the questions for you! This issue was indeed made at ...
capped bust dollar2/8/2009
  Q: i recently acquired a 1798 capped bust dollar and the more i read -the more questions i have-the ...
  A: Can you better describe the edge of the coin to me? Is there any other design? The coin if real is ...
1996 Jefferson Nickel -- Error??2/7/2009
  Q: I discovered a 1996 Jefferson Nickel that is physically bigger and is thinner than a normal Nickel. ...
  A: A coin could not be properly stamped if it is too big in diameter for the coin press or too thin for ...
old coins2/7/2009
  Q: sir got your e-mail back and on the old coin 1918 half dollar the girl that has it siad that u can ...
  A: There is no problem ever writing you back, I am always happy to help. However I cannot answer ...
v nickles2/7/2009
  Q: I have a collection of v nickles dating in range from 1884-1912 and I was wondering how much they ...
  A: Do you have a full Collection including the 1912-D and 1912-S coins? These Barber, Liberty Head ...
1870 Spanish 10 peseta2/6/2009
  Q: Is this a gold coin? I picked up three in an antiques shop in Scotland with two British sovereigns. ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for this foreign coin. They are not my field. I am not an expert on ...
identify coin/value2/4/2009
  Q: can you help me please.. thank you
  A: Apparently this is not a coin but a token. I have limited knowledge on them but I am willing to ...
value of quarters2/4/2009
  Q: I have 4000-5000 quarters ranging from the mid 1930's, 40's, 50's, to mid 60's...is there any value ...
  A: The value of any coin above any precious metal it contains is based on; 1) How rare it is and 2) the ...
early 19th C American money2/4/2009
  Q: I have a 1847 letter in which New York (British born) father writes his son about costs, such as ...
  A: Shillings, Pence and Pounds were much more common in the 1700’s as well as many other nationalities ...
1969 Quarter2/3/2009
  Q: I am curious about this 1969 quarter. The front side of the quarter is super smooth, shiny and ...
  A: There is no record of the clad quarters having a wrong metal on one side. And I am not able to ...
pacific coin of california,1849 $5 Copper2/3/2009
  Q: 1849 $5 Copper and there is a R stamped on it not raised does that mean it is a reproduction? and ...
  A: I do think this coin is a copy or more properly called a Replica. They have been made and sold for ...
mis-stamped penny2/2/2009
  Q: Hey Papa: I'm the expert over at volleyball, and noticed all your nominations for VOTM!! CONGRATS!! ...
  A: I think you are describing an Off-Center-Strike on a coin. When a coin is not seated in the collar ...
wheat penny2/1/2009
  Q: , I found today a penny that i never seen before ! i am a canadian citizen,seeing a lots of usa ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen ...
Interesting date on penny1/31/2009
  Q: Found this Indian head penny in a group and noticed it only shows a three digit date. I can't find ...
  A: This is one of the most common errors found. For the most common cause of missing letters on coins ...
coin1/30/2009
  Q: I have a eagle on the front flying over a shield resembling the U.S. flag. It says United States of ...
  A: If there is no denomination on the piece it is not a coin at all, it is a token. They are not sought ...
how much is an 1852 california 1/2 cent worth?1/30/2009
  Q: I was given a coin by my grandpa before he passed away it is in a small plastic case and would be ...
  A: I am happy to help you with this question. There were no “1852 California 1/2 cent “coins made ...
2 headed kennedy half dollar1/29/2009
  Q: Hi i'm writing for my sisiter she has a 2 headed kennedy half dollar minted 1967 that looks mirrored ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen them ...
1900 indian head penny1/29/2009
  Q: Bought this penny 10 yrs ago. Would like to know current value. I would say it is a grade 5.What is ...
  A: The 1900 Indian Head Cent usually sells for about a dollar to collectors in worn condition and if ...
folded 5 dollar bill1/29/2009
  Q: I have a 5 dollar bill that was folded during printing and the image goes across the fold. When you ...
  A: I could use a bit more information to get a rough value. Is your not the size of a normal note when ...
1895-O Silver Dollar1/29/2009
  Q: I have kept an 1895-O Silver Dollar that my great-grandfather gave me. I am thinking of parting with ...
  A: Sorry if you did not get teh previous answer. I am resending it for you. The 1895 Morgan dollar was ...
Buffalo & Indian Nickle1/29/2009
  Q: I have an old Buffalo & Indian Nickle and I would like to know what would an old coin as this would ...
  A: Most do not sell for a lot of money but it depends on a couple of factors. The main on being the ...
virginia state quarter misprint1/28/2009
  Q: I read your answer to a previous question about a misprint on a Virginia state quarter and thought ...
  A: The type of condition can be caused by a number of factors. Without seeing the coin no one can say ...
US Lincoln Penny w ith only 3 digits1/28/2009
  Q: I have a US Lincoln Penny with only 3 digits: 197 . There is the letter D under the digits. Is ...
  A: This question was in a pool, I was referred your question by the All experts.com team. This is one ...
Washington Quarters1/28/2009
  Q: I received $28.00 worth (112) Washington Quarters- with NO mint mark- from a deceased relative. He ...
  A: Any coins dated before 1965 are 90% silver coins. And due to the precious metal are worth at least 8 ...
indian head pennies1/27/2009
  Q: What is an 1887 indian head penny worth?
  A: True value of a coin depends on the state of preservation and how many of the coins are still ...
Oregon Exchange Company #10 Coin1/26/2009
  Q: I have recently found an Oregon Territory $10 coin in an old safe while cleaning out a family home. ...
  A: Territorial Gold coins are not my specialty. First, do not try to clean the coin in any way! Gold ...
what is this old quarter?1/26/2009
  Q: I have an unusual quarter and I hope you can help me identify it since the date has appeared to have ...
  A: Check your piece with the image I am attaching but this describes the Standing Liberty Quarter ...
two faced quarter1/26/2009
  Q: I recently came across a two headed quarter. One side is a 1973 liberty and the other is 1967. The ...
  A: It is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen them in Quarters, Half ...
bicentenial Kennedy half dollar no hands in clock1/26/2009
  Q: I have had a bicentennial kennedy half dollar wrapped in cotton since I was a kid. I noticed a long ...
  A: If the coin has not been altered missing features like this are usually caused by a filled die ...
Responding to your answer RE: 1877 'Token'1/25/2009
  Q: Papa Jack: Thank you for your prompt response to my question regarding my grandparent's coin ...
  A: I appreciate all your intricate descriptions of the piece. I would not really say it is a token in ...
pennys1/25/2009
  Q: I have about 10 gallon of pennys I have thrown in a a container for about thrty years I know that ...
  A: I found your question on the question board; I do not know who you sent it to before I found it. ...
500 dollar1/25/2009
  Q: My Grandfather gave me half a 500 dollar bill dated 1864. It has the serial number on and I was ...
  A: I found your question in the pool and do not know how long ago it was posted or who it was posted ...
coins1/25/2009
  Q: hey,i have a coin that has a 6-leafed plant on the front and on the back is a thing that says 2 ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for this foreign coin. They are not my field. I am not an expert on ...
indian head penny1/24/2009
  Q: I would like to know the value of a 1891 indian head penny
  A: , You have an Indian Head Cent. If the date, headband, hair ribbon or the other devices on ...
silver certificate1/24/2009
  Q: I have a one dollar silver certificate date 1923 signed by Frank White that is almost twice the size ...
  A: No problem always happy to give you the information I have. This was the size all USA Notes were ...
2 1/2 dollar gold piece1/24/2009
  Q: Good evening..I have a question please.I would like to know the worth of a 2 1/2 dollar coin.It ...
  A: I need more information on each coin to give you an accurate answer. Coins are valued on a set ...
coin value1/24/2009
  Q: I have a silver 1943 wheat penny, a silver 1943-s wheat penny and a silver 1943-d penny and I don't ...
  A: There were no US copper cents made on purpose in 1943. Any true copper 1943 cents made (and there ...
silver coins1/23/2009
  Q: I have a coin from 1799 it does not have a face value written on it, but it's a dollar size, ...
  A: I am happy to help with your question but I need some more information on your piece. How much ...
1922 silver dollar1/23/2009
  Q: I have a silver dollar 1922 with an eagle on the back, it is in mint condition, it has never been ...
  A: The 1922 coin is a PEACE DOLLAR. The coin is named for the eagle on the reverse resting on a rock ...
wheat penny error1/23/2009
  Q: I was given a 1955 S wheat back penny a few years ago. It is encased in cardboard. On the cardboard ...
  A: Without seeing this it’s hard to say. The blank could have been undersize in thickness and it would ...
Unknown coin1/22/2009
  Q: As stated in prior mail herewith picture of reverse side of coin.
  A: Always happy to help! But I am not a foreign coin collector and do not have a lot of catalogs on ...
Unknown coin1/22/2009
  Q: Can you possibly identify this - I'm not sure if it is a coin or a token? Ibelieve the date on it ...
  A: Always happy to help! But I am not a foreign coin collector and do not have a lot of catalogs on ...
State quarters: proof, clad vs silver1/22/2009
  Q: I am somewhat new to coin collection. The question is how can I tell a silver proof state quarter ...
  A: The clad Quarter in proof or uncalculated condition will have the Copper middle layer showing when ...
1995-D penny1/22/2009
  Q: i found a penny that appears to be slightly smaller than a normal penny and i was wondering if you ...
  A: The one Cent blanks are made in a factory and brought into the US Mint. The mint has no control over ...
silver coin or medal and value1/22/2009
  Q: I have a sliver coin or medal that I can not find anywhere through my intenet searches. The coin ...
  A: The silver items with words stating they are .999 pure are “bullion” items and if not actually ...
1986 Walking Liberty Half Proof1/20/2009
  Q: What is the current value of 1986 Liberty Half Dollar Proof in commemorative case? There is no mint ...
  A: Are you talking about the Statue of Liberty Proof Half Dollar coin? It has the motto “NATION OF ...
value of 1857 flying eagle1/20/2009
  Q: i have a 1857 flying eagle in fine to very fine condition with a repunch on the date and on the word ...
  A: The value will vary according to the grade or state of preservation the coin is in. It is not really ...
WW11 COINS MADE INTO BRACLETS1/20/2009
  Q: WHEN MY FATHER CAME HOME FROM THE WAR HE BROUGHT A BRACELET WITH HIM, HE SAID GERMAN PRISONERS MADE ...
  A: This is most valuable only as a keepsake for you or World War II memorabilia. Once any coins have ...
price of these coins please sir1/20/2009
  Q: Price for these coins please. 1795,1799,1804 half dollars.1878 goloid dollar,1873 Trade dollar,1865 ...
  A: These dates do have some value but let me give you all the information you need to decide on how ...
2008 dime1/19/2009
  Q: I have a dime that is all shiny but the presidents head is dull. It is a 2008 dime with a S for the ...
  A: You seem to have a Proof Dime. The Proof coins are produced on specially polished coin blanks. Some ...
Presidential God Coins1/18/2009
  Q: I am sure that this topic has been brought up before. What is the speculative value of the new ...
  A: Good Question! Always feel free to ask me about anything you might not understand in my answers. ...
1000$ coin (might not be worth anything) from mexico1/17/2009
  Q: i don't know if it is rare it has the eagle with the snake in the mouth and it say estados unidos ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for this foreign coin. They are not my field. I am not an expert on ...
penny19571/16/2009
  Q: this penny is complete but it has a 1/4 inch ring around the whole penny like it was never cut like ...
  A: I am sending an image of a Broad struck Coin for you to see. If the coin you have is the correct ...
1902-S Morgan Dollar1/16/2009
  Q: I just bought and recieved a sharp looking 1902-s Morgan. The seller had a buy it now price of ...
  A: Was this an eBay sale? What was the seller rating? There were enough of these made (1,530,000 ...
cleaning1/16/2009
  Q: What would be the best way to clean my coins without hurting the value of them? THANK YOU
  A: If in fact your coin has to have a substance removed from it each case is different. Write me back ...
MINT MARKS1/14/2009
  Q: If a coin does not have a mint mark ("P"; "D") where was it made?
  A: There are a few answers for this question depending on the year and denomination of the coin you are ...
1922 Peace Coin1/14/2009
  Q: Did U.S. make a one dollar gold 1922 peace coin with lady liberty's head on the front and and an ...
  A: These coins were only made in silver alloy. The US mint did not produce any gold coins with the ...
penny1/14/2009
  Q: I have 1945 and 1957 wheat penny that i believe is called broadstruck they both have like a rim ...
  A: Broad-strikes happen when a coin is struck without the collar to contain and form the rim and edge. ...
two dollar bills1/13/2009
  Q: I inherited 70 two dollar bills some printed in the twenties, some printed in the fifities and a few ...
  A: Only some of the replacement notes from the 1920’s have extraordinary values. But the 1922 series ...
1955D penny1/13/2009
  Q: I came across a 1955D penny. There is a double D where one D is horizontal, but the coin is not in ...
  A: Paul The 1955 D over D Rotated Clockwise is a known variety. Even in lower grades ...
1919 one cent1/12/2009
  Q: I recently found a 1919 one cent coin and the reverse side (Lincoln's bust) is upside down, is this ...
  A: Is the Image upside down compared to a modern Lincoln Cent? The U.S. coinage uses what is called a ...
10 dollar bill 19281/11/2009
  Q: I have 2 1928 10 dollar bills. Are the worth any more than 10 dollars?
  A: I am sure you could sell them for more than the face value if they are in a collectable condition ...
Bullion1/10/2009
  Q: I have decide to buy Bullions, however I not sure which one to get Eagle, Maple, Krugerrand or ...
  A: If they are not the proof versions and you are not looking at the coins numismatic ally as ...
trade dollar1/9/2009
  Q: can an authentic 1872 trade dollar have have inscription of "trade dollar /420 grams/ 900 fine" ...
  A: There were no U.S. Trade Dollars made in 1872. Take a look at the date again and be sure it is a USA ...
copper 1943 penny1/8/2009
  Q: On a recent visit to the WWII Museum in New Orleans, I learned about the steel pennies made in 1943 ...
  A: You have it right on the background of the coins. Owing to a shortage of copper during the War, the ...
Lincoln Wheat Coins1/8/2009
  Q: I also have an unopened roll of "30 out of circulation Lincoln Wheat Coins" awarded by the ...
  A: Opening this roll would not change the value. I have never heard of this kind of roll and you are ...
Quarter?1/8/2009
  Q: I've found what looks like a quarter. Have there been any smooth surface quarters made? This one ...
  A: I really need a better description or date. Liberty was pictured on all USA Quarters before 1932. ...
1924 silver dollar1/6/2009
  Q: I have a 1924 silver dollar. perfect condition on front, completely blank on the back. Is it ...
  A: I do know nothing is impossible, does the reverse look like it was sanded? There is only the ...
1904 indian head penny1/6/2009
  Q: I have a 1904 one cent penny. On one side it has an indian head & below the head it has the year ...
  A: I hang on to many of these Indian Head Cents in lower grades even common date ones. They are ...
1893 Half Dollar1/6/2009
  Q: I appreciated reading your 10/18/04 answer to an inquiry where you described how to best determine a ...
  A: Good Question and thanks for writing me. Grading these takes a well trained eye. This may be the ...
steel penny1/5/2009
  Q: I would like to know the value of a 1943 S steel penny?
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And there is some small value ...
1960 penny Denver mint1/5/2009
  Q: I have a 1960 penny from the Denver mint with a "gold-like" coating, not the typical copper color. ...
  A: It is not a proof coin. Proof One Cent coins were only made at the Philadelphia Mint in 1960. They ...
childhood collection rediscovered1/4/2009
  Q: In 1960 I created an album of currency my Air Force father had brought home from around the world. ...
  A: This is a great hobby, see how it can be spred over a lifetime! I am not an expert on non ...
1861 confederate half dollar1/3/2009
  Q: I have a coin witch appears to be silver it reads confederate states of america it has a shield on ...
  A: I do think this coin is a copy or ‘Tribute Coin’ replica made and sold for years. I have heard of ...
edge lettering bust dollars1/3/2009
  Q: everyone says lettered edge with various ornaments inbetween but noone has a picture of a lettered ...
  A: I am sending a sample of how hard it is to see in a photograph. Feel free to write me back in a ...
1898 gold penny1/3/2009
  Q: Back in June 2008, you asked a question regarding a gold penny dated 1989? I think you meant 1898? ...
  A: I am sure that this question was not asked by me, but I may have answered one like it. I do not ...
1988 Penny1/3/2009
  Q: My mother has a penny that is stamped 19888. It has an extra 8 after the date. We can't find out ...
  A: I am more than happy to help you solve this question. But since I cannot see your coin I need more ...
old coin1/3/2009
  Q: I have a old silver coin that has a soldier or hunter on the front, with liberty across the top and ...
  A: Can you see any Date? Is there a small letter on each side of the opening at the bottom of the wall? ...
Silver Eagles1/2/2009
  Q: I am a novice collector. Is there a reputable reference guide available for purchase, to determine ...
  A: If you did not get my previous answer let me know I will resend it. Some numbers released today ...
quarters worth1/2/2009
  Q: Are there any of the 50 state quarters worth a lot of money that the mint has issued? I here there ...
  A: Only MINT-STATE Specimens are going to be carrying a large premium. Basically all the states are ...
Wheat Pennies1/2/2009
  Q: Papa Jack, In going through my grandmother's things I found an envelope full of Wheat pennies ...
  A: Great Question! These later date wheat back Lincoln cents only sell from ten cents to twenty five ...
1 ounce penny1/1/2009
  Q: I Just Bought A 1987 Lincoln Cent Commemorative Copy One Ounce Round. AMC Made in USA. What Is It ...
  A: Is your piece About 1.4 inch in diameter? If so it is valued at about $11.60 as of today. This is ...
Sasagawea Dollar1/1/2009
  Q: All coins appeared in very good condition except the Sasagawea Dollar. Along the lower right rim, ...
  A: Without seeing the coin I cannot say. The experimental finishes consisted of how the blanks were ...
quarter1/1/2009
  Q: I was opening a roll of quarters and one of the quarters in the roll wasn't stamped on either side. ...
  A: If you are talking about an un-stamped or blank planchet these coin blanks come in two types. The ...
Dime Gold Color12/30/2008
  Q: I also have a golden colored dime dated 2000. Have you heard of any other gold colored dimes minted ...
  A: There were no reports of any gold tone dimes made at the USA Mint. This was not made this way at ...
State Quarters & Their Value12/30/2008
  Q: I have approximately $600.00 in mixed quarters collected over the last couple of years. I am ...
  A: There were 10 years and 50 designs made at three mints. This leaves BILLIONS of coins to be looked ...
Proof variations12/30/2008
  Q: How can a 1968 PR69 DCAM Lincoln Cent be also graded as PR69 CAM and/or PR69 RD. If the coin(s) are ...
  A: I am not too sure of the question you are asking, but I will do my best. The grading of the coin is ...
Shop-at-home shows12/30/2008
  Q: What is your advice to a novice about what the guy says the value is of mint proof sets sold on ...
  A: The ones I have seen on the shopping channels are extremely over priced. Sometimes Grossly ...
lincoln penny12/29/2008
  Q: A while ago i found a lincoln penny with a clover on it i was wondering if this is a collectable ...
  A: The coin you describe is a well-known alteration of a coin. This coin is not an error or an ...
Coins12/29/2008
  Q: Hey i was wondering if you could help me identify a coin i had. On one side it has the statue of ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. Its value is ...
silver certificate 50.0012/29/2008
  Q: i was wondering what the value of the 1934 50.00 silver certificate would be it has a center crease ...
  A: There were no silver certificates made in 1934 with a 50 dollar face value. Please check your note ...
trade dollars12/28/2008
  Q: replicas?
  A: You would need more information like the weight of the coin and the mottos, and the surface ...
1971 Kennedy Half Dollar12/28/2008
  Q: I received this coin as change sometime in 1972. I have carried it with me until 2 years ago, when I ...
  A: It is not one of a kind, and was not issued by the US Mint this way. This is an altered coin. ...
mark on a 1880 dollar12/27/2008
  Q: i have a coin with a "m" On the ribbon under the eagle does that mean any thing ?
  A: Did you see it on the front or the back? The letter M found on the coin is the artists initial. ...
silver dollar12/27/2008
  Q: I have a good condition 1989 silver dollar. How do I find out it's value? 1901?
  A: Did you mean another date? You wrote 1989 there were Morgan dollars made of 90% silver from 1878 to ...
1849 usa dime12/26/2008
  Q: i have a dime from 1849 is it worth anything?
  A: Nice find! This type coin is interesting. The 1849 Seated Liberty dime was made at 2 mints ...
Copper/Steel Penny12/25/2008
  Q: I have a wheat penny in my safety deposit box that has copper and steel on it. It is either 1942 ...
  A: I really have to get more information on your piece to help. None of these USA One Cent coins are ...
two headed quarter12/24/2008
  Q: my friend found a two headed quarter from 1966 could it be real?
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. There is no USA coin ...
Republic of Texas Paper Bills12/24/2008
  Q: PAPAJACK, I have a similar $100.00 Republic of Texas that "Robert" back in August 08. Where in South ...
  A: , I cannot seem to remember a $100 note question are you sure I answered it in ...
$50 Silver Coin12/23/2008
  Q: Do you know what the value of a .999 5 ounce Silver Chief Running Antelope $50 dollar coin is?
  A: The US mint does not make silver rounds and without seeing the other side I cannot be sure what you ...
bills12/23/2008
  Q: I have a couple of 1996 bills with a * at the end of the serial number Do you know approx. what they ...
  A: The 1996 $1 Star notes may sell to collectors for up to $5.00 in crisp uncirculated condition. If it ...
Leif Ericson commorative coins12/23/2008
  Q: Did Iceland make an uncirculated version of the 2000 Icelandic proof? I have the proof version. I ...
  A: I have never seen or heard of an Uncirculated Finish on the silver Leif Ericson 1000 Kronur ...
silver ounce12/21/2008
  Q: I closely read this answer: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/coin-6.htm I have the ...
  A: Sorry to bother you I did not see the image I up-loaded of the original design on a US Dime? Did ...
mint marks12/20/2008
  Q: Where is the mint marks on a liberty head half dollar ? If they are plane with none how much is a ...
  A: Silver coins made prior to 1965 are trading about 10 times the face value. This is about $5 for a ...
quarter12/20/2008
  Q: i have a Florida quarter. the front side is ok. but the back side seems to be smeared and flat in ...
  A: Do you mean the design is all missing or just part of the design is missing and blurry? These are ...
100 dollar coin12/19/2008
  Q: when will the 100 dollar coin will be released or minted to the public? How will i purchase it or ...
  A: The only $100 coin the USA has ever issued is the one ounce platinum bullion coin. They have been ...
1975 CENT clipped12/17/2008
  Q: I have a 1975 CENT that is clipped from 10 - 12 o'clock around the coin. I was wondering what it ...
  A: This clipping is more common than you might think. A coin missing from 10% to 25% yet retaining the ...
2001 Gold Eagle12/16/2008
  Q: My husband and I received a coin for our wedding from a family member. I have no clue how much this ...
  A: This is not Dan, I was referred your question by allexperts.com team. Always remember the dollar ...
Misprinted Pennies12/16/2008
  Q: a 1979 penney "D" mint mark, very thin but does not appear to be worn or smashed in any way. both ...
  A: How high are the rims? Do they extend unusually high from the face of the coin? This coin needs to ...
Why I'm dropping out of the rating process at Allexperts12/15/2008
  Q: I want to share with you my decision to drop out of the answer 'rating' process at Allexperts, at ...
  A: I can identify with your feeling but no one should judge anyone else. I noticed a lacking in the ...
Old Pennies and a Dime12/15/2008
  Q: I have a very worn (or maybe it's just dirty) 1941 dime and several pennies from 1944 on up. I know ...
  A: A word of advice, do not try to clean the coins in any way. It makes them non- collectable. ...
One Troy Ounce .999 Fine Silver12/14/2008
  Q: My step daughter recently found a coin on the beach and we can find nothing about it anywere. On ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. Its value is ...
gold coin12/14/2008
  Q: I recently found a gold 2005 1 pound coin. It has the Menai Bridge on one side. I've found the sets ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately foreign coins and currency it is not my field. Many of the circulating ...
1965 washington coin12/14/2008
  Q: how much would this coin be worth i was just going thru some change off mine and found it it has a ...
  A: All USA quarters do have a reeded edge and all quarters since 1965 have a pure copper center and ...
coins12/14/2008
  Q: How much is a 1916 wheat penny worth?
  A: Your Lincoln Wheat cent ranges from .50˘ to $5.50 in circulated grades depending on how worn your ...
cleaned slab12/13/2008
  Q: I saw an 1895-S Morgan for sale on ebay but the slab has on it CLEANED so how much do you pay for ...
  A: Without looking at a piece it is hard to give you a range of value it would fall between. Write me ...
$20 1925 gold coin12/12/2008
  Q: Looking to sell and value: In plastic box "PCGS MS65" Also, 1955-S 1c: "MS-68 RD", I.G.S These are ...
  A: The $20 gold coin from the Philadelphia mint graded MS-65 by PCGS has sold at auction consistently ...
quarter doller misprint12/12/2008
  Q: I have a quarter that has the eagal on both sides. It looks real but I have been told that it could ...
  A: This is a common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. There is no USA coin with ...
Coin I found12/12/2008
  Q: 1789 Goerge Washington Coin Writing on coin is 1789 first president USA 1797 Side pic of Goerge ...
  A: I need to know how large the piece is. What metal it is made from? (Copper, Silver, Gold?) Are ...
Senior Officers in C.S.A.12/11/2008
  Q: you responded to a question concerning a Joseph Eggleston Johnston medal, I recently purchased a lot ...
  A: I am afraid I do not remember an answer or the question on "Joseph Eggleston Johnston" medal. If you ...
Value?????12/10/2008
  Q: Good Morning, RED Seal $2.00 bill Series 1963? Silver Dollar Series 1957A. Both are in very good ...
  A: The main Grades are FINE, EXTRA FINE and CRISP UNCIRCULATED. I am guessing yours are still crisp and ...
Silver Medallion Soil Conservation Society12/10/2008
  Q: We have an official silver medallion NO. 1333 that commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Soil ...
  A: , Medals are not my specialty, but the AllExperts.com forwarded your ...
1917 U.S. dollars and old coins12/9/2008
  Q: I have found 4 $1.00 bills from 1917. They have a red treasury seal on them. They have been folded ...
  A: There is no real need to authenticate such common coins I have not seen or heard of counterfeits ...
Great Seal12/9/2008
  Q: I have enclosed pictures of a piece i have had for some time and would like any information ...
  A: Note- I made your answer private by checking a box on this answer form. This hides your coin ...
1917 Liberty quarter12/9/2008
  Q: I have two questions if not too much trouble? I was going through my sons old money given to him by ...
  A: glad to help. I cannot tell you anything on the 1936 note you have though I am only an expert on ...
1943 lincoln steel penny12/8/2008
  Q: I have a 1943 steel lincoln penny and the everything is ok except i noticed that the D that is ...
  A: There are several reported errors of the D mint mark re-punched into the die off of the original ...
Bi-Centenial Quarter12/8/2008
  Q: I received a bi-centennial quarter for change the other day and when I tried to use it in a vending ...
  A: I cannot say why a vending machine would refuse the coin. The machine tolerances are set too tight ...
Coin collection12/8/2008
  Q: I write to find out from you the real purpose why people engage in this kind of hobbie as I do ...
  A: This is a great question but has more than one answer I will only cove some aspect of Coin ...
1886 dollar coin12/8/2008
  Q: i have several silver dollar coins from 1886 to 1925 my question is there such a thing as a platinum ...
  A: I have never heard of platinum 1886 USA Morgan Dollar being made. In fact the dies used to produce a ...
hawaii quarter12/7/2008
  Q: recently purchased 50 rolls at three different banks here in Hawaii. These coins are uncirculated. ...
  A: This is not Mr. Moore, I was referred your question by all experts.com team. Missing letters and ...
1987 non-copper penny with present engraved on it (pictures included)12/7/2008
  Q: Mr. Moore, I recently came across a penny that was dated in 1987 and has a present/gift box ...
  A: This is not Mr. Moore, I was referred your question by all experts.com team. These items sell for ...
new quarter w/no back12/6/2008
  Q: I'm not sure what state the quarter is or what year but it is one of the newer U.S. quarters. It ...
  A: This is not Dan, I was referred your question by all experts.com team. Are you sure there is no ...
missing date number12/5/2008
  Q: I just discovered a Liberty Half Dollar of the 50's Era and the date is missing a number! The coin ...
  A: This should be a Franklin-Liberty Bell type if it is a half dollar they were often weakly struck and ...
new quarter12/5/2008
  Q: I have a brand new quarter that has two heads. I guess it was supposed to have one of the states on ...
  A: This is a common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. There is no USA coin with ...
Canadian two dollar bill12/3/2008
  Q: I have a Canadian two dollar bill signed by the deputy governor and the governor dated 1986. I ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for foreign currency it is not my field. And I am not sure if you have ...
Coin I found12/2/2008
  Q: I have come across a coin, that I am curious about. I think it may be a Japanese coin. It has ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for this foreign coin. They are not my field. I am not an expert on ...
Canadian Maple Leaf11/28/2008
  Q: I do not have an image of these coins but I can send if needed. I have a series of "gold" maple ...
  A: No one I asked has had one sided Gold Maple Leafs come across their hands. Therefore I suspect you ...
Louisiana Purchase nickel misprint11/28/2008
  Q: I know someone that has a 2004 Louisiana Purchase commemorative nickel, and on the back the design ...
  A: I need to know if the normal image was struck on the coin as well. If the original image was not ...
information11/27/2008
  Q: i got a silver dollar from 1851 worth somenthing? thank you. it has a head with the lefth ...
  A: Without seeing the piece I cannot say what you have. If it is the piece pictured below here is some ...
1983 Penny11/27/2008
  Q: My ex husband told me about a 1983 penny and it was worth over a grand. So, I go home and start ...
  A: There were a few Double Die Errors made in 1983 on the Lincoln Cent. The first has the heads side ...
old coins11/27/2008
  Q: I have recently found an old coin and was wondering if u can tell me its worth? it is an edinburgh ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for all foreign coins they are not my field. I am not an expert on ...
Value of Commemorative coin...11/25/2008
  Q: I have a 1890 - 1969 President Dwight D. Eisenhower Commemorative dollar in mint condition. It ...
  A: Is the coin you refer to The Eisenhower Centennial Dollar? If it is not the coin shown in the image ...
1936 mercury dime11/25/2008
  Q: I have an old 1936 mercury dime, facing left, I would guess is in good condition. how much is it ...
  A: Nobody throws away money. It seems to continue to change hands and be stored away. Although you ...
copy of 1895 morgan stanley silver dollar11/25/2008
  Q: I would like to find out how much silver is in the copy. On the side with the eagle under the right ...
  A: Without examining the piece there is no way to tell how much silver or any metal is in the piece. ...
officialobamacoin11/24/2008
  Q: waht is the value going to be on the new Obama coins? ...
  A: I have not seen these particular coins but I can tell you the US mint did not produce the coins this ...
coins arizona11/24/2008
  Q: i am looking for coin guys in ariszona to sell some coins to. can u help?
  A: I need more information to answer this properly. What country are the coins from? What metal are ...
1957A Silver Certificate11/24/2008
  Q: I have a 1957 A one dollar silver Certificate the serial has a star in front of the Number instead ...
  A: These small size (current size) notes are similar to today’s Federal Reserve Notes except that they ...
lincoln wheat pennies11/22/2008
  Q: My mother owns a roll of 30 out of circulation Lincoln wheat coins awarded by International Home ...
  A: Lincoln Head Cents 1909 to 1933 are a bit more valuable than dates after that. For grading the ...
1972 Kennedy half-dollar11/21/2008
  Q: I have a 1972 half dollar. It has Kennedy on the Front and an Eagle on the back but it seems to be ...
  A: I am not sure what do you mean by “but it seems to be upside down” ? Are you flipping it top to ...
one penny large 194511/21/2008
  Q: my sister found this large pennies ive done a little research and haven't found it only half pennie ...
  A: Half Penny of 1945 Obverse Shows King George VI - the ‘ship’ halfpenny The reverse was inspired by ...
coin identification11/21/2008
  Q: Found a quarter sized copper colored coin during the demo of an old house. Has a date of 1747 and ...
  A: My experience is with coins that were issues by the USA Mint. Colonial coins are not my strong ...
1986 P U.S. Quarter11/20/2008
  Q: I have a 1986 P Quarter that is missing the "I": the first half of "N" and the entire "T" are ...
  A: They type of defect you describe for this coin exhibits is called a Filled-Die Error. Grease and ...
silver dollar11/19/2008
  Q: Is there any great value for an 1829 silver dollar? ANSWER: Hello Jan, Thank you for selecting me ...
  A: As for a rough price range on any coin - Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for ...
SILVER COINS11/19/2008
  Q: I have a 1963,1964 quarters, 1922,1923 silver dollars, 1942, 1943 silver half dollar and other old ...
  A: Good question your silver coins are worth about 10 times their face value in silver content alone ...
1982 lincoln cent "DDR"11/17/2008
  Q: Is the 1982 lincoln cent ddr RARE?how much is the market value of this coin?i haven't seen yet on ...
  A: To my surprise there was no record of a Double Die Reverse (DDR) error on the 1982 One Cent coin ...
Colorado 2006 Quarter11/17/2008
  Q: I hate to tell you this, but a few weeks ago I thought my eyes where going bad. While standing in ...
  A: This type of error is called a CUD; it is caused by the die that strikes the coins having a broken ...
$20 dollar bill11/16/2008
  Q: My mother found a couple of 20 and 10 dollar bills. One of the $20 bills says series 1950 A and ...
  A: Your 1950-A $20 Federal Reserve Note signed by Ivy Baker Priest and George M. Humphrey were printed ...
Misprinted $10.00 Canadian bill11/15/2008
  Q: I have a 2001, misprinted $10.00 Canadian bill. It does not have any signature. The serial number ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign notes and coins. And I do not have much information on them. And ...
1962 paper money11/14/2008
  Q: Were there $1 bills printed in 1962? This is my birth year and i'm working on putting together a ...
  A: There were no USA $1 notes issued with the 1962 date! This does not mean there was no note printed ...
rare coins11/14/2008
  Q: i have found a coin from the U.S. treasury.it looks like a penny. on one side hasthe logo of the us ...
  A: This is a Philadelphia Mint token. They are made of the same metal as the One Cent coin. They ...
Liberty Quarter11/13/2008
  Q: I have a silver Liberty Quarter but it has no date, however it does have a "M" on the lower right on ...
  A: The Standing Liberty Quarter Dollar was made from 1916 to 1930. Yours is probably a pre-1926 since ...
1950and196920dollarbills11/13/2008
  Q: We would like to know if these 20 dollar bills are worth anything? Thanks.
  A: You need to look for specific items on USA Paper Notes; What does it say across the top (above the ...
1861 confederate states of america11/10/2008
  Q: I have a 1861 confederate states of america half dol. It has the shield on the front and back. The ...
  A: This double reverse piece was not listed anywhere in the catalogs as a real coin. It may have been ...
Mint Error Coin11/10/2008
  Q: Mr Papajack, My father found a mint error coin around 1958 and has held it since. It is a silver ...
  A: I want to give you web sites and quotes for your coin only. I always have to make these answers ...
pre decimal coins11/10/2008
  Q: I have 2 pennies a 1924 australian penny with a dot beside the lower scroll & a 1912 with a H under ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for all foreign coins they are not my field. Many of them are common ...
coin11/9/2008
  Q: I have a our navy coin, no date,head on other side of guy with crown looks like columbus. size of ...
  A: It likely is a Hard Times Token. Yours is political in nature. There were many different patterns of ...
paper money11/9/2008
  Q: I have a 20 dollar bill and a 10 they do not have IN GOD WE TRUST on the back,just wondering what ...
  A: I need a bit more information to give you a range of value for the answer. There are some years that ...
1994 or 1996 p US quarter with missing edges11/8/2008
  Q: i just got this quarter today and i was wondering if this was done by someone that had the quarter ...
  A: I just saw this question was sent to the question pool some time ago and thought I may be able to ...
Proof coins11/7/2008
  Q: Lets take a 1976S Rose...Dime....This is what confuses me, "1976 S PERFECT PROOF CAMEO ROOSEVELT ...
  A: There were no Silver Dimes made in 1976. Although there were Bicentennial Dollars, Half Dollars and ...
bill taft medal11/7/2008
  Q: i geuss i want to know what the last guy asked .... basically is this medal of any value? is it ...
  A: I found 2 on ebay one sold for a dollar righ away and one for $10 dis not sell yet. This type of ...
1944 Half Penny11/6/2008
  Q: Did you ever find anything out about the 1944 Half Penny with the ship on the back, and the man's ...
  A: I do not remember being asked about this coin. Sorry if the question was not forwarded to you by ...
Coins -11/3/2008
  Q: I have several coins I have been trying to look up online. 1. Where do I take them to be ...
  A: One Dollar Coins: The 1884, 1886, 1896 and 1900 are Morgan dollars Coins are valued on a scale from ...
1943 copper penny10/31/2008
  Q: i have a 1943 copper penny that was hidden by my grandmother behind a window sill. I tried picking ...
  A: The coin that is RARE is the COPPER 1943 Cent. Not the Steel Cent. The 1943 copper cent is one of ...
Coin10/30/2008
  Q: I found a coin that says Elizabeth II and Bermuda on one side with a picture of a woman with a ...
  A: Foreign coins are not my field. The Bermuda Monetary Authority issues the coin you have and I do ...
1969 silver penny10/29/2008
  Q: I found a 1969 silver or aluminum D penny. I have been looking online and can't find any info on ...
  A: There was no recorded error in my catalogs of a off metal strike on your cents. How clear is the ...
old coins and bills10/28/2008
  Q: have found a gold coin from the U.S. Mint. The coin says The Dept. of The Treasury 1789 on one ...
  A: This first item is a token from the Denver mint. They are plentiful and you may only get a dollar ...
lincoln penny10/28/2008
  Q: i have a 1972 Lincoln penny that not only is silver or something similar in color but also you see ...
  A: I need a bit more information to answer you question. Is the other side of the coin struck ...
Confederate States of Am 1981 Coin10/27/2008
  Q: I have some old coins and am slowing going through them to identify them and check their values. I ...
  A: This is likely a copy of the Confederate Half Dollar coin. Not all copies were marked as such. There ...
buffalo nickel10/27/2008
  Q: i have found a buffalo nickel with what seems like a conquistador on the front. there is not date ...
  A: If there is no depiction of an American Indian on the front of this coin it has been altered. ...
The value of my coins10/27/2008
  Q: 1# I have a one dollar coin dated 1923 &it has a picture of a like roman lady on the front &a eagel ...
  A: , I found this question in the pool of questions other experts had thrown away. I do ...
Dads coin collection10/26/2008
  Q: PapaJack, Just read your post as my mom and I are searching for a few answers on my Dads coin ...
  A: You did not say how large this collection is or what types of coins it contains. You will get better ...
old 20 and ten dollar bills10/26/2008
  Q: I have several old bills they are 1934 some are ten and some are twenty. I have one ten that has a ...
  A: I need to Know If there is a letter after the date What does it say across the top (above the ...
value of coin10/26/2008
  Q: I have a 1946 Booker T Washington Half Dollar. Can you give me some info about it. Thanks Jason
  A: This is a USA Commemorative Half Dollar. It was issued to perpetuate the ideals and teachings of ...
buffalo nickel10/25/2008
  Q: I have a buffalo nickel from 1936. Below the date, a capital F is imprinted in the coin. What does ...
  A: This is an Indian Head also called a Buffalo nickel. And that you can see all the digits on the date ...
coin10/25/2008
  Q: I have a coin in platic and it is very dark. I will try to give best info. The coin is very small ...
  A: Can you give me a bit more information? What kind of plastic holder is it in? Is there anything ...
2 dollar bill10/24/2008
  Q: I found among my father's things, a 2 dollar bill that has a post office stamp of April 13, 1976 and ...
  A: For the $2.00 notes the value is always questionable. The 1976 $2.00 Federal Reserve Note with out ...
AAW10/23/2008
  Q: I have a rare coin passed down from a few generations and I am curious of its worth. It's a 1946 San ...
  A: I found no records that mention Weinman personally initialing coins. The 1946 was the second to ...
one troy ounce silver trade coin10/23/2008
  Q: I have a silver trade coin with a man face with a headress of some kind of leaves and flower, then ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. Its value is ...
old coins10/22/2008
  Q: We just came into old coins upon my grandma's death. They are dimes, pennies, quarters from ...
  A: Sorry for the delay this is an involved question. These coins do have more than face value. For ...
SILVER CERTIFICATES10/22/2008
  Q: i have a one dollar bill series 1957A M77833170A i was just wondering if it is worth anything. it ...
  A: Silver Certificates – these small size (same as the current US size) notes are similar to today’s ...
1926 penny misstamped10/21/2008
  Q: I have a 1926D wheat penny that misstamped. the coin looks fine its just the back is off by about 10 ...
  A: I found no record of a rotated die error for the 1926-D US Cent. I do not think the error is worth ...
dime/penny10/21/2008
  Q: I have a 1948 dime that when you flip over is a wheat penny. Mom gave it to me with a bunch of ...
  A: This 11 cent piece is a trick coin. They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have ...
a penny whitout obverse10/21/2008
  Q: I get a one cent coin that does not have the obverse , I just can see the zinc core. The coin looks ...
  A: It may be possible but the coin should exhibit other defects as well. Is the outside diameter still ...
1980 penny10/21/2008
  Q: also the size is slightly larger diameter and the thickness is also larger than a normal 1980 ...
  A: It is likely just a novelty not a collector’s item. The US Mint didn’t strike it like this. For ...
1966 Penny that looks like a nickle10/20/2008
  Q: I have a 1966 penny that actually looks like a nickle.There is a trace of copper on the inside of ...
  A: It is likely just a novelty not a collector’s item. The US Mint didn’t strike it like this. For ...
1788 Mass. Coin10/19/2008
  Q: I am in possession of a coin that my father found in a century home he was remodeling some time ago. ...
  A: I need more information to tell you what you might have. What designs are on the coin? Are there ...
1858 2.50 gold piece10/19/2008
  Q: Do you know the value of the above coin?
  A: This date was made at 2 mint facilities and has different values. One had no mint mark and the other ...
weird penny10/18/2008
  Q: I recently got this odd penny as change. the Penny is fully struck on the back and from the reverse ...
  A: The US Cent is not a laminated coin it is copper plated zinc. If the copper is removed you see the ...
value of a coin10/18/2008
  Q: My husband received a 1916 dime in change. It has a head on the front and reads United States of ...
  A: This is worth more than a dime the silver in these coins alone is worth more than a dollar. Look ...
1917 penny no mark10/18/2008
  Q: how much is the penny worth
  A: Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to Almost Un-circulated (grade-AU50) on the scale. ...
1921 Silver Cent10/18/2008
  Q: I have a 1921 Silver Lincoln penny and I cannot find any information about it. Do you know anything ...
  A: I found no recorded error in my catalogs of an off-metal strike on your cent. How clear is the ...
1935G Silver Certificate star note10/18/2008
  Q: I recently acquired a 1935G Silver Certificate with the serial number *10975770 G with a blue seal. ...
  A: Currency collecting is not my field. Your note if worn is worth 1 to 3 dollars over ...
Liberia Kennedy proof set10/17/2008
  Q: I have a Kennedy proof set Date 2001 in wooden case with two coins one for John and One for Jackie. ...
  A: These are not officially released coins since they are not able to be spent in Liberia. They are ...
silver certificate10/16/2008
  Q: I have a 1923 series silver certificate H27291005B signed by H.H. Speelman (register of the ...
  A: You did not mention what denomination the note is I think there was only the $1 dated 1923 with ...
$20 Bill10/16/2008
  Q: WHAT IS THE VALUE (if any) FOR A UNITED STATES OF AMERICA $20.00 BILL THAT HAS THE NATIONAL BANK OF ...
  A: I need a bit more information from you to answer a question like this. There are so many ...
Mis-Stamp10/16/2008
  Q: I have a mis-stamped penny. The tails side of it is there but the heads side is ALMOST COMPLETELY ...
  A: No coin can be exactly valued without being seen. For the cause of the missing or flattened side on ...
Possible Mis-minted 1972 quarter10/14/2008
  Q: My father insists that a 1972 quarter that he acquired is worth a lot of money. It is not the ...
  A: There may be some value to the coin but without examining it no one can say. Things like this must ...
Cal. gold coins & 1878 silver dollars10/14/2008
  Q: My father gave me his coin collection from when he was young.There are 21 Cal. gold coins - both ...
  A: I am not sure of what you want from this appraisal. For an insurance value, replacement value, a ...
Uncut 2003 series 2 Dollar Bill eighth note sheets10/14/2008
  Q: I have a few of these and wanted to know if i should hold on to them or just sell them. I have tried ...
  A: The series of 4 notes was more popular but has no real premium in the current market, selling for ...
gold $2.50 indian head coin10/14/2008
  Q: PapaJack, I have a 1913 $2.50 gold Indian head coin. What type of appraisal price range should I ...
  A: These coins are valued on a set scale. Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. ...
Proof set opening tool10/10/2008
  Q: Greetings, is there such a thing as a proof set opening tool? How would you get the coins out ...
  A: There is no specific tool needed to open USA proof sets. The hard plastic cases may be snapped ...
peace dollars10/9/2008
  Q: what is the difference in value between normal and business strike coins
  A: Normal coins you handle are business strike. The term BUSINESS STRIKE is a descriptive term used ...
1935 Hawaii dollar bill10/9/2008
  Q: I have a silver certificate 1935 dollar bill that is stamped HAWAII is it worth anything or just a ...
  A: These are the Hawaii Wartime Currency Notes that were released during WWII when the U.S. government ...
1855 50.00 coin10/9/2008
  Q: In a old box of stamps. it is a wass molitor & co 50.00 dollars. looks like silver and says copy on ...
  A: Reproduction coins have a very limited collector base and sell for different amounts depending on ...
2 headed quarter10/8/2008
  Q: I came across a 2 headed quarter made in 1973 one side has the mint stamp and the other side doesn't ...
  A: In 1973 Quarters made at the Philadelphia mint did not get any mint mark. So now you can be sure ...
weird penny10/8/2008
  Q: hello maybe you can help me i have a 1956 d us penny but it is silver or steal i have not been able ...
  A: I found no record of Off-Metal blanks being made into cents for this date but nothing is impossible. ...
3 Consecutive $20 Star Notes10/8/2008
  Q: I have 3 chrisp $20 dollar bills that have consecutive numbers with stars at the end, ending numbers ...
  A: I need more information to help you with this. What is the SERIES date (and letter if any) on the ...
value of coins10/8/2008
  Q: I have some coins that I wondered the value of,if any. A 1848 one cent coin, a 1877 dime, a 1864 2 ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
double headed half dollar10/8/2008
  Q: Found a double headed 1968-d Kenendy half dollar in my grandfather's/father's (and now my) coin ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not ...
silver coin10/7/2008
  Q: I found a 1907 silver coin with what looks like a seated liberty on front, but it has a roman ...
  A: This is not a silver coin but the same copper nickel alloy as the modern nickel is made from. ...
coins from Palau10/6/2008
  Q: i'd like to buy coins from Palau but i dont know where they are minted i heard that us mint are but ...
  A: This country uses the United States Dollar for their currency. There are some commemorative dollars ...
1961 penny10/6/2008
  Q: What is a 1961 DDO ms65 worth? I found one on e-bay, and they say they have never seen one in the ...
  A: Is the coin professionally graded? If so Is it written in the plastic holder? There were only 2 ...
lincoln cent10/5/2008
  Q: I have a set of lincoln cents that appears to be a commemorative set. Each penny has the state ...
  A: These are real cents that have been altered. I have never seen a complete set and do not know what ...
$5 1849 gold liberty head10/5/2008
  Q: Is there a variety of the 1849 $5 gold liberty head coin where the "49" on the date is double ...
  A: I did not find a variety listed for the coin you mention I cannot say if it is common or unusual ...
Value of Gold10/4/2008
  Q: I have a gold crown that came off of a tooth long, long ago and was just wondering what it might be ...
  A: Gold is valued according to the weight and purity of what you have. The value changes each day with ...
California Fractional Coin10/4/2008
  Q: I have an eight sided gold coin that I believe is a fractional from California. It is 3/8" across ...
  A: This might be a period piece or reproduction and would be considered a TOKEN. The true coins do ...
double headed 50 cent piece10/3/2008
  Q: We have a Kennedy 50 cent piece with his head on both sides, but one side is dated 1966 and the ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. There is no USA coin ...
wheat penny date missing 4th digit?10/3/2008
  Q: I have a box of coins I got from my mother some time ago and my wife and I were looking through them ...
  A: I think this is a filled die type error. Whether it was filled with grease or debris from the ...
penny from the 1940s10/2/2008
  Q: I have a copper penny that is a little confusing. The date is 194J. I have compared it to every ...
  A: I did not find any other record of this defect in the error sites I searched. The Picture you sent ...
Alaska Quarter10/2/2008
  Q: I just received from the mint the Alaska Two-Roll Set (40/P listed as Aisle PA01 Bin OR61. In the ...
  A: I think this is a filled die type error. Whether it was filled with grease or debris from the ...
1904 penny silver colored?10/1/2008
  Q: I have a 1904 Indian head penny that is silver in color. I thought it was a dime until I flipped it ...
  A: It is likely a novelty item. Many cents have been plated over the years. It may have been ...
1988 silver penny with 3 leave clover10/1/2008
  Q: i found a silver penny with a three leave clover in front of Lincolns face, i can not find anything ...
  A: I know your Cent was not made by the mint like this. It was altered after it was made by someone in ...
1863 USA One Cent9/30/2008
  Q: I have an 1863 United States Of America One Cent coin that I was given by my grandmother, and I was ...
  A: This 1863 is a common date Indian Head Cent with 49.8 million produced and not overly valuable in ...
1789 Gold Coin from U.S. Mint Denver CO9/29/2008
  Q: I have found in my Father's collection a gold coin in a sealed bag from the U.S. Mint. The coin ...
  A: This sounds like a mint token. They are currently made of the same metal as the One Cent coin each ...
lincoln penny9/29/2008
  Q: I am a rookie coin collector so bear with me. I have a Lincoln cent but only the back half. Smooth ...
  A: These coins were not laminated together but made from an alloy so it would never fall apart. If the ...
counterfeit penny9/29/2008
  Q: not terribly important, similar to another question you had. a light goldish tan colored penny, ...
  A: This sounds like one of the State Cents not a counterfeit coin! These coins were made for a ...
double stampe nickle9/29/2008
  Q: i have found a double stamp faced coin one side has 1985 face and the other side has a 1986 face on ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not ...
American Eagle Gold Bullion coins9/28/2008
  Q: 1988 1oz 1/2oz 1/4oz 1/10 oz gold Proof coin set. presentation case. Beautiful. What is it worth ...
  A: Gold is hard to follow most dealers do not document the sale they make and the catalog prices all ...
Silver Eagle Double Date??9/28/2008
  Q: My 2008 silver American Eagle appears to have a hub or die-doubled date. It doesn't look like a ...
  A: I found no record of any double die error for the 2008 date Silver Eagle. Though there is the ...
1984 Kennedy Half9/28/2008
  Q: I have a 1984-P Kennedy half with no FG on reverse and I've tried to get info about this coin w/o ...
  A: The Kennedy Half dollar coin has the reverse using the Presidential Coat of Arms for the motif. This ...
Cleaning9/27/2008
  Q: I collect and do not clean my coins. My buddy buffs hers with a dremel but doesn't use any kind of ...
  A: Let me first state as a Coin Collector that coins are worth much less to coin collectors after ...
MS70 grade & full strike9/26/2008
  Q: Is a full strike, with all the design attributes present, one of the requirements neccessary for a ...
  A: Mint State 70 is the highest grade. However all it signifies is that the coin is exactly as it left ...
1849 Pacific Company $59/26/2008
  Q: When I was young, I found this coin on the ground. I took it to a coin shop and was told that it ...
  A: I do think your piece is a reproduction. This makes it worth the intrinsic value of the metal it is ...
1900 Indianhead penny value9/26/2008
  Q: I have a 1900 Indianhead penny; back is "one cent" in center. Is this something a coin collector ...
  A: This is a common coin but there are still collectors interested in them or a new collector could ...
william h taft coin9/26/2008
  Q: I found a token or coin of some sort about ten years ago at an old site where a house had burned to ...
  A: This is a Medal not a coin. President Taft had had many issued before and after being elected. ...
kellogg twenty dollar gold peice 18549/25/2008
  Q: I'm asking if you have one that says copy on the back under sanfransisco and every thing else is ...
  A: These reproduction coins have a limited collector base and sell for different amounts depending on ...
Utah Coin Appraiser and Buyer9/24/2008
  Q: I live near Ogden, UT (84414) and have many coins and some paper from US, Japan, Philippines, and ...
  A: I can help by giving you some dealers for your area. For bulk sale of a collection take it to more ...
partial date on Roosevelt dime9/24/2008
  Q: I have a Roosevelt dime, P mint, with a partial date. The 2 and the first zero are plain, the second ...
  A: No coin can be exactly valued without being seen. For the most common cause of missing letters on ...
Off Center $5 silver certificate.9/23/2008
  Q: Recently I recieved a $5 silver certificate, Circulated with a crease though the center. I dont have ...
  A: Are both sides the same amount off? If so this is a cutting error when the notes were separated If ...
1955 Penny9/23/2008
  Q: My daughter found a 1955 penny where the back saying one cent is rotated 180 degrees to the front. ...
  A: I found no record of a rotated die for the 1955 US Cent only listings of the double date error. How ...
1999 Lincoln Penny9/23/2008
  Q: I just started collecting US coins. I have 1999 Lincoln penny with AM in the AMERICA are closed ...
  A: You are referring to the letters A and M in the word AMERICA on the back of a modern One Cent coin. ...
Underweight 1972 Kennedy Half9/23/2008
  Q: I have recently found a 1972 Kennedy that is somewhat underweight, it weighs in at 9.9 grams it also ...
  A: You really must weigh the coin to decide if it is heavy or light. Many Half dollars I see that are ...
1958 silver penny9/23/2008
  Q: I have a 1958 silver Lincoln penny that I found as a child. I've done searches to explain it, but ...
  A: I see these from time to time. It is likely just a novelty or collectors item. The US Mint did not ...
1990 Smooth Edge Quarter9/23/2008
  Q: My son was given a coin collection from his Uncle. In looking through it we found a 1990 Quarter ...
  A: How clear is the Obverse of the coin? Is the design very strong and detailed? There are a few ways ...
Taft Commemorative Coin9/22/2008
  Q: About quarter size. Bronze/Copper in tone. I cannot seem to find any trace about this particular ...
  A: This is a Medal not a coin. President Taft had had many issued before and after being elected. ...
scrap silver9/21/2008
  Q: My husband passed away and had some scrap silver coins. ( that what he bought them as) Mostly ...
  A: You are right in thinking about going through the coins, but if a “Coin Dealer “ did package the ...
20 Dollar gold coin9/21/2008
  Q: My Great-grandfather had a coin collection of which one is, I think, of particular note. It is a ...
  A: You are describing a territorial gold coin. This is rare and would have to be authenticated by an ...
quarters9/20/2008
  Q: 1988 quarter that is missing copper around the outside of the quarter it looks like the top of the ...
  A: Does the edge still have the straight reeds around it? The 1988 Quarter you describe has no added ...
money9/20/2008
  Q: I have a $10 confederate state. The serial number I believe is 6. Colors are black, brownish and ...
  A: The serial number on a note is more than one digit. This does describe a well known reproduction ...
1989 State Pennies9/18/2008
  Q: My grandfather has a set of 1989 pennies that all have a different outline of each of the fifty ...
  A: I have not seen a set made after 1982 but if your set is 1989 there is a chance they are still being ...
Penny Mis-stamping9/17/2008
  Q: I have a penny that looks like it flipped over mid stamping, Lincon's body is there but where his ...
  A: This sounds like it could be a Brockage-error! They may sell up to $10 dollars or so. However the ...
money9/17/2008
  Q: I have $10 confederate bill. Its 1864 Feb. 17 virginia. The back is printed on bottom says ...
  A: What is the serial number for your note? What color(s) are used on the note front and back? Is the ...
silver dime9/16/2008
  Q: found a 1919 dime that I cannot find a mint on. The picture on the front looks more like a man with ...
  A: The main image on the heads side is lady Liberty. The wings on the cap are symbolizing freedom of ...
1943 wheat penny9/14/2008
  Q: What does the mark just below the 9 & 4 mean on a wheat penny, I have a bunch of wheat pennies but ...
  A: The Lincoln Cent was minted at all 3 United States Mints. Only the Denver and San Francisco Mints ...
alabama 100 dollar note9/13/2008
  Q: I found a $100 alabama paper note. Itis dated Jan 1 1864 number 834, Itis signed by N or W Greene ...
  A: You did supply a great description for your question. This is listed as a modern reproduction or ...
Coin Apprasial9/13/2008
  Q: I have a Coin. What is the value of a 1900 One Dollar coin. And I have a 1963 Two and Five Dollar ...
  A: This is the Morgan type dollar and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse they were made at four ...
Roll of 30 Out of Circulation Wheat Pennies9/13/2008
  Q: I have a roll of 30 out of circulation Wheat pennies and was wondering if they are worth anything. ...
  A: The One cent rolls are usually 50 one cent coins if they are full and sealed. Thirty coins would be ...
1994 quarter no mint mark9/13/2008
  Q: I have a 1994 quarter with no mint mark and am aware no plain ones were issued that year. The coin ...
  A: There is no record of this type of error on the die. Therefore it is very likely to be a "struck ...
1971 D Eisenhower silver dollar9/12/2008
  Q: I recently found a 1971 Eisenhower silver dollar, and when I went to find a value for it I saw lot ...
  A: This is a common coin but let me give you all the information you may need. Coins are valued on a ...
Silver certificates9/11/2008
  Q: My brother has some two dollar bill silver certificates, can you please tell me what they are worth? ...
  A: I am happy to help you with this but there are many issues of US paper notes, each has its own ...
1986 gold dime with a "d" on it9/11/2008
  Q: I don't know how to tell if this is a real gold dime or not but it is gold on both sides and around ...
  A: It is likely just a novelty or collectors item. The D near the date is just the Mint-Mark letter ...
1813 US silver dollar coin9/10/2008
  Q: I am thinking of selling this coin. Can you give me a range of it's value and a possible buyer. ...
  A: I need a bit more information from you on your coin. There were no “1813 US silver dollar coins” ...
Old coin Question9/8/2008
  Q: hey Papa, I was relaxing at Yorktown beach and accidently found a coin when walking through tall ...
  A: Here is a history excerpt taken from The Coin Site” on-line and I have included a photograph 1829 ...
Lewis and Clark nickel8/29/2008
  Q: I have a 2005 Lewis and Clark nickel, with the inscription on it that says "Ocean In View O! The ...
  A: These coins are actually trading dealer to dealer at face value. Unless you find a really beautiful ...
Republic of Texas $100.00 Currency8/29/2008
  Q: I have been given a Republic of Texas $100.00 bill and would like to find someone in the Fort Worth ...
  A: I need a bit more information on this item. It sounds like a replica but I cannot examine it in ...
george washington $18/28/2008
  Q: I HAVE A FEW UNOPENED $1000.00 UNCIRCULATED BOXES OF THE NEW GEORGE WASHINGTON $1 STRAIGHT FROM THE ...
  A: These coins are actually trading dealer to dealer at face value. Unless you find a really beautiful ...
US Mint Packaging Error8/27/2008
  Q: I just received two of the Presidential Coin plus First Spouse Medal sets from the US Mint. One was ...
  A: I could not find the sets on the US Mints product list? They only had the James Monroe Presidential ...
Best way to house collection8/24/2008
  Q: What would be the best way to keep a coin and banknote collection?
  A: You should use museum quality storage mediums for all your collectables. I cannot tell you what the ...
Silver Dollar Coins8/22/2008
  Q: I have silver dollars that were circulated from the late 1800's into the 1950's. Most are 1900-1934. ...
  A: Evaluating a coin for a collection can be quite involved. Let’s go over the basics of valuing a ...
1883 V cent piece8/21/2008
  Q: My father-in-law had a small coin collection. One of the coins is a 1883 nickel. It has the word ...
  A: 1883 Liberty Head (Barber) Nickel: There were 2 kinds made some with the word cents below the V and ...
coin value8/21/2008
  Q: What is today worth market price for the following coins? 1986 Liberty Gold Five Dollar Coin ...
  A: Are they in the original case? Here are the values selling retail to a private collector for the ...
Centennial silver coin help!8/20/2008
  Q: I have been going in circles trying to find this coin that I have. Here is a description, hope you ...
  A: More information is needed to authenticate your coin; Does your silver piece say 999 fine anywhere ...
fact or fiction8/20/2008
  Q: the name cent was first suggested by the revolutionary war patriot gouverneur morris in 1782 and may ...
  A: It is a fact that the dollar is the standard basic unit of the United States. The politicians that ...
mule8/20/2008
  Q: I have a 1941 dime that appears to have got stuck in the machine and in 1944 when they changed the ...
  A: I need a little more information to help evaluate your coin. This coin must be seen by an expert. ...
1747 copper coin8/20/2008
  Q: We have located a 1747 copper coin abouut 1 in diameter, with crossed arrows and "2 O R S M "on ...
  A: I am an expert on United States Coins and only dabble in others. I would be happy to answer ...
American Revolution Bicentennial8/14/2008
  Q: I looked a bunch of the ARB's[ coins & medals] and I have not yet found another without a date . Is ...
  A: Is the picture attached your medal? Although your American Revolution Commemorative Medal was ...
a silver penny8/14/2008
  Q: I collect coins and I found a 1976 silver penny with a liberty bell stamp on the left side of ...
  A: Since this is a modified coin, the value is questionable. It will still be worth a cent. The amount ...
dimes?8/13/2008
  Q: I have a few dimes I would really like to know worth 1939,1942,with liberty facing left and very ...
  A: For an accurate value the coin must be seen. I can give you a range of values for it though. these ...
silver edge Dime8/13/2008
  Q: hey I have a dime made in 1947 and it has a silver edge, no brown line like the others have, i have ...
  A: All dimes, Quarters, Half Dollars and Dollar coins made before 1965 were made of 90% silver alloyed ...
unstamped penny8/13/2008
  Q: I have what I think to be an unstamped penny. It is the same size of a penny and seems to be the ...
  A: One cent blanks are one of the most common found in circulation. If it is real it should weigh 2.5 ...
error- mint mark8/12/2008
  Q: I have a 1893 O barber quarter with the O being directly over the D in Dollar on the reverse of the ...
  A: I have not seen the one you are talking about but it is common in those years to have the Mint Mark ...
1922 Silver Peace Dollar8/8/2008
  Q: Ok, i was counting money at work today and i always look for weird coins to give to my dad and today ...
  A: The 1922 coin is a PEACE DOLLAR. Named for the eagle on the reverse resting on a rock with the word ...
$2.00 bills8/7/2008
  Q: My mother has a few uncirculated, first day issued 1976 $2.00 bills. The serial No. of one reads; ...
  A: For the $2.00 notes the value is always questionable. The 1976 $2.00 Federal Reserve Note with out ...
American Gold Coins8/7/2008
  Q: I am in possession of 20 American gold coins, all in very good condition. The coins are: 2 one ...
  A: These are valuable coins at this time since gold is so expensive. There are many variables in ...
1846 penny8/7/2008
  Q: We recently found a 1846 penny that has the woman profile on both side of the coin. We are wondering ...
  A: I am tring to get this photo to upload fopr you! this is my third try! Hello Chuck, ...
One dollar coin8/6/2008
  Q: I have a one dollar coin, It seems to be a faded gold color. When you look at John Adams on the ...
  A: The U.S. coinage uses what is called a COIN turn. Most other country’s use what is called the ...
Morgan silver dollars8/6/2008
  Q: 8-5-08 Papa Jack, I have some Morgan silver dollars. What is the best way to price and sell them? ...
  A: The easiest way to sell them is to locate a good coin dealer in your area. Let me add that you ...
2000 New Hampshire Quarter8/5/2008
  Q: The print on the quarter is not center and there are no ridges. What would be the dollar value of ...
  A: What you describe could be an OUT-OF-COLLAR strike. I have seen Broad-strike errors sell for around ...
1934 seris C ten dollar bill8/4/2008
  Q: I got a 1934 series C ten dollar bill for a tip at work. I just like to know if it is worth ...
  A: What does it say across the top (above the portrait) United States Note, Federal Reserve Note? The ...
1988 Dime imperfection8/3/2008
  Q: I recently came across a 1988 dime that looks like it was stamped twice. The coin was minted in ...
  A: Since the second impression is a depressed and backward design it is from another coin being pressed ...
1906 dime?8/3/2008
  Q: I have what I though was a liberty head dime, 1906. However, it does not look like any of the ...
  A: This sounds like a Liberty Head Nickel designed by Charles Barber. I am attempting to attach an ...
error lincoln penny8/2/2008
  Q: The planchet of the penny that I have is the same diameter but the thickness is less than half of a ...
  A: From your description it does seem the coin blank your coin was struck on was too thin. Any value ...
indian head us penny8/2/2008
  Q: I found a 1907 in really good condition. it looks like it was only handled a little bit and has a ...
  A: I cannot tell much from your picture but the coin may have been cleaned it seems like an unnatural ...
2002 state quarter Indiana7/31/2008
  Q: I have a Indiana quarter that is missing the IN in Indiana, leaving Diana, and the statehood date is ...
  A: The letter was not missing from the die that made the coin. Are there any scratch marks, or is the ...
1942 Silver 5-cent without mint mark?7/30/2008
  Q: I have a 1942 nickel that has all the visible cues of the "silver" coins in my collection ...
  A: I found your question in the question pool at this site and thought I could at least help for part ...
walking liberty dollar7/29/2008
  Q: I have several coins that are from 2000 and 1987. They only say fine silver and do not have the .999 ...
  A: Do these coins have other mottoes and denominations on them? Does it have a weight listed? Do they ...
2007 dime DDO7/29/2008
  Q: I found a definite DDO on a Rosevelt dime. Its on the liberty, date, mintmark, and the head looks ...
  A: I must say I am not an error coin collector. I did not find a record for a DDO on a 2007 Roosevelt ...
coins7/29/2008
  Q: I am sorry to bother you again but can you please tell me what you think is better to collect a 20th ...
  A: It is no bother to help someone with a coin question. If this is your first attempt at a coin ...
2007 dime7/28/2008
  Q: Sending a picture of 2007 dime that looks like it has a crack through the face and also a pony tail ...
  A: This photo is not very clear but this is a production error not a die error and would sell for less ...
coins7/27/2008
  Q: I found a 1927 silver dime. A lady head with some type of wreath in her hair. What is the possible ...
  A: For an accurate value the coin must be seen. I can give you a range of values for it though. In ...
thick 1978 quarter7/27/2008
  Q: This 1978 quarter is about 1 1/2 times as thick as a regular quarter. Neither the images or the ...
  A: I do believe the coin has been altered but without seeing it in person no one can say for sure. I ...
copper coins7/26/2008
  Q: can you please tell me if copper coins change tone and get ruined easily. I need to know this ...
  A: Copper coins do easily discolor. Copper is very reactive to a lot of elements. But with the proper ...
coin7/17/2008
  Q: I came across a 1973 penny that looks normal except that on the front there is what looks like a ...
  A: The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an error or an official issue, but ...
1918 dime?7/15/2008
  Q: i have this old dime from 1918 that on one side says united states of america but on the other side ...
  A: I think I sent this answer from the Question Pool but I am re-sending it to be sure. Please ...
old u.s. dime7/13/2008
  Q: i have this old dime from 1918 that on one side says united states of america but on the other side ...
  A: This issue was indeed made at the U.S Mint. It is a Philippine one tenth Peso coin. It may seem odd ...
Definition7/10/2008
  Q: I'm new to the world of coins and I want to start my collection. I just bought some coins, and I ...
  A: KM stands for Krause-Mishler. Chester L. Krause and Clifford Mishler are the authors of very large ...
coin7/9/2008
  Q: I have a 1955 no mint mark wheat penny. However, it is not double struck. Is it still rare and what ...
  A: Any post 1940 date one cent issue can retail to collectors from .10 to .50 cents in circulated ...
1974 Penny with Wisconsin7/9/2008
  Q: A have a 1974 Lincoln penny that has the outline of the state of Wisconsin embossed just above the ...
  A: These are real cents that have been altered. I have never seen a complete set and do not know what ...
pennies7/9/2008
  Q: What's the value of a 1986 double strike penny on the heads side going through the "in god we trust"
  A: An error like this is not as rare as people think. It does have to be seen to be evaluated and ...
Where to find coins7/9/2008
  Q: I was wondering where i can find coins in general in a rural area. I would like to know both where ...
  A: I am not sure what you mean by "where I can find coins in general in a rural area" but here is some ...
1992 p dime7/9/2008
  Q: on the back of the dime it says one dim the e is missing is it worth anything
  A: , No coin can be exactly valued without being seen. For the most common cause of ...
coins7/8/2008
  Q: I have a one cent lincoln coin that has white metal embedded in coin face , I'd like to kow if ...
  A: An error like this is not rare as you think. It does have to be seen to be evaluated and decide what ...
silver penny7/7/2008
  Q: i have a 1975 penny on one side its silver and the back side is copper, what gives?
  A: I think there is a chance your coin might have been altered. There was no recorded error in my ...
1871 gold? seated liberty7/7/2008
  Q: I have a 1871 no mint, seated liberty "ONE DOL.", with "IN GOD WE TRUST" motto coin, but I can't ...
  A: Is the coin pictured below the one you are asking about? If so, it is a US One Dollar 90% silver ...
1937W dime7/5/2008
  Q: I can't find any information about my 1937W Mercury dime. It's in VF condition at least. Your ...
  A: The Winged Liberty Head dimes (Mercury head) were produced in large quantities most years. There are ...
silver coin7/3/2008
  Q: This coin is 1 and 1/8 inch in dia, has a bust of Geo. Wash. and the dates 1786 1st president 1797 ...
  A: This is not a coin but likely a medal. It comes under a listing as WASHINGTONIA being on of the many ...
World war II pennies7/3/2008
  Q: My question is about a commemorative collection of my moms that has,(along with stamps)a World war ...
  A: All these coins are common and still available in mint state from dealers. They were made in the ...
error coin7/2/2008
  Q: I have a bicentennial quarter that is far enough of center a blind man could see it but not even ...
  A: This coin may have been altered. It may have been enlarged after it left the mint. If it is an "out ...
1861 seated liberty confederate half dollar7/2/2008
  Q: I observed a question and answer from yourself about said coin - you sent the questioner three links ...
  A: I am not sure of your question or the answer you are refering to. The coin image I have attached ...
Coin restoration7/2/2008
  Q: Expert: PAPAJACK Date: 6/22/2008 Subject: flood contaminated coins Regarding your response to the ...
  A: There are many, many opinions on this subject. All say that a cleaned coin is worth less than an ...
1800 and 1843 dollars7/1/2008
  Q: My relative in Europe has these two dollars and is interested in selling them in the US. Do you ...
  A: Both of these coins, if authentic, are valuable. Many fakes are reported especially in parts of the ...
Coin6/30/2008
  Q: i want to know if 1971, 1972 and 1978 eisenhower silver dollars-copper nickel, ef40 worth anything? ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
lincoln Penny6/30/2008
  Q: I am want to know if a Lincoln Penny with an engrave of previous President John F. Kennedy would be ...
  A: The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an error or an official US issue, ...
Coin Identification6/29/2008
  Q: I was given a coin that I know nothing about. It is silver in color, about the size of a 1/2 dollar, ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. All coins must have a denomination on them, either written or in symbols, ...
1864 civil war token6/29/2008
  Q: i have a coin i found in my grandma's drawer of old stuff. it has the word liberty on front with 13 ...
  A: What you describe does indeed sound like a Civil War Token. Tokens are not normally used as coins ...
1869 & 1875 seated liberty coins6/28/2008
  Q: I have an 1856 seated liberty "QUAR. DOL." coin. One side has a seated liberty with a sheild and a ...
  A: I am not sure of how close you wanted the value of the coins. All coins must be seen to be appraised ...
dirty flood coins6/28/2008
  Q: Would heating a coin in water to kill bacteria damage or take away from the value.
  A: I have never tried anything like this. I am sure that boiling for a length of time would kill ...
Coin dealers in Springfield MO area.6/27/2008
  Q: Are there any reputable coin dealers (including gold coins and some paper monies) in the Springfield ...
  A: There is no site better than the yellow pages for finding coin dealers. I guess some are more ...
1990s penny missing 4th digit6/27/2008
  Q: I have penny that 199 I do not see a 4th number? Is this worth anything? thanks. mich
  A: Missing letters or digits are usually caused by a filled die error. Grease and debris commonly get ...
1893-S Morgan6/26/2008
  Q: I read your answer about what to look for in an 1893-S Morgan silver dollar to determine its ...
  A: I do not remember the answer you are referring to but I will do my best to better describe this ...
coin value6/26/2008
  Q: what's the coin value on this?
  A: Without seeing the piece I cannot identify it for you. The main design is very similar to the USA ...
1910 penny6/26/2008
  Q: I just emailed a question about the penny with the lines from Lincoln's mouth. I just wanted to ...
  A: As I said I would think a Megaphone has been reported by others to me. Such as the ones used by ...
1910 penny6/26/2008
  Q: We recently found a 1910 wheat penny at a site we've been working on. Normally this wouldn't be all ...
  A: I have not seen your particular coin but I can tell you the mint did not produce the coin this way. ...
Peace dollars and lincolns6/25/2008
  Q: what do you think is better to collect PCGS certified Lincoln cents or PCGS certified Peace dollars? ...
  A: The Lincoln design is actually more intricate than the Peace Dollar. Both are great coins and ...
silver pennies6/24/2008
  Q: i have 1943 silver pennies why are they silver and are they worth anything
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents were made of 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And yes there is some ...
double headed 2002 D mint mark6/24/2008
  Q: I think I found a double headed Jefferson nickle where should I take it to see if it's the real ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not ...
gold magnetic6/23/2008
  Q: I have a 2001 gold penny that is also magnetic. Is it worth anything?
  A: The US Mint did not produce any coins like this. For other plating to adhere better the coin is ...
1965 Washington quarter6/23/2008
  Q: My husband has had a 1965 quarter in his family for many years. It is worn. It appears that the i in ...
  A: This sounds like it may be a fake coin. Since you stated both the weak lettering and how maliable ...
value of 1957 washington quarter6/23/2008
  Q: I would like to know the value of a l957 washington quarter in fairly good condition
  A: In each series of coin type there are some quick reference points of wear to be seen on the high ...
flood contaminated coins6/22/2008
  Q: Every thing I have read says only experts should clean coins. That being said,we have suffered a ...
  A: A friend and conservator added; You are correct in being worried about the toxicity issue with the ...
quarter question6/20/2008
  Q: I have a 2000p mass quarter witho no copper edging. The coin is in great shape. I thought it might ...
  A: The US Mint does not make silver plated quarters. A normal quarter will weigh 5.67 grams and many ...
1943 steel penny6/20/2008
  Q: could you send me a pic of what a genuine 1943 penny that is worth thousands of dollars would look ...
  A: The valuable 1943 US One Cent coin looks exactly the same as the Steel ones issued the same year. ...
?coins6/19/2008
  Q: I have two unusual coins.One is dated 1864 and on one side says "our navy"and on the other side has ...
  A: This is not a USA coin it is token. Sorry I cannot narrow this down for you, it is one of the many ...
red seal 1928 five dollar bill6/18/2008
  Q: i have a red seal 1928 five dollar bill thats in practically uncirculated condition its still crisp ...
  A: These United States Notes are not rare and common in circulated condition. Only after the grade is ...
About that Indian Head...6/17/2008
  Q: Here is a quote out of the answer you gave me: "The 1908 Indian cent with no mint mark sells from ...
  A: Only the 1859 US Cent did not have a shield on the reverse at the top of the wreath. And only the ...
Value of Rare Coin6/17/2008
  Q: I have what I believe to be a Morgan Type 1921 Silver Dollar. It has "E.Pluribus.Unum" at the top, a ...
  A: I see only a partial answer came through to you for this question. Here are the dealers you asked ...
gold penny 20006/17/2008
  Q: i found a gold one cent piece that appears to be gold. is there any value or is this just a token?
  A: It is likely just a novelty item. The US Mint buys its coin blanks for the One Cent from outside ...
1908 penny6/17/2008
  Q: how much does a 1908 penny worth?
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
penny6/16/2008
  Q: i have a penny that only half of the penny is printed on both sides.it cuts off lincoln's head and ...
  A: This sounds like an off center strike. It should be seen by a dealer to decide its value. If it is a ...
nikel6/16/2008
  Q: I have a gold coloured 1943 nikel and it is non magnetic is it worth more the 0.05$.
  A: This should have a letter P, D, or S on the reverse above the dome of Monticello. It is nick-named ...
1989 yellow penny6/16/2008
  Q: Blake, today I found a very strange coin. It is a 1989 penny that is yellow. I am not sure if it ...
  A: It is likely just a novelty item. The US Mint buys the coin blanks for the One Cent coin from ...
old penneys6/14/2008
  Q: I have some very old pennys would like to sell them - how do I go about this I live in Phoex Az. and ...
  A: You did not tell me what date the coins are you want to sell! Off hand it does not sound like the ...
1943 silver penny6/14/2008
  Q: I have a 1943 silver penny. I did the magnet test, and it does stick to the magnet. My question is . ...
  A: No copper/bronze cents were officially made that year, although a few do exist. And through a ...
1942 nickel6/13/2008
  Q: I was wondering if this nickel is rare and if it was worth anything. I recently came up on one of ...
  A: The wrong answer was sent to your question! here is the updated answer. This coin was made at all ...
blank penny6/12/2008
  Q: I found a penny the other day in circulation, both sides are very smooth with no images on either ...
  A: They do hold interest to Error Coin Collectors but the premium is low as error coins go. One cent ...
1908 Indian Head Penny6/11/2008
  Q: Ok, heres another question...I found a 1908 Indian Head Penny in ?very fair? condition. There is a ...
  A: All values I may quote you are estimates for collectors at retail levels. The 1908 Indian cent ...
Coin Appraisers6/11/2008
  Q: Please refer me to a few coin appraisers in the Ft. Lauderdale or Hollywood, Florida areas. I ...
  A: The book is in the reference section of the library titled "the Standard Catalog of World Coins" and ...
Coin Values6/11/2008
  Q: I have some old coins [inherited], like 1814 dime and others. How can I best determine their value? ...
  A: Each type of coin has to be seen to get a proper evaluation. Each coin can range greatly in value ...
Question about quarter6/11/2008
  Q: I have found a two-sided quarter in my change. It has George Washington stamped on both sides, with ...
  A: These are not rare and there are no error coins like this. The process the US Mint uses makes it ...
confederate coin6/11/2008
  Q: I have been reading online for hours about this coin that I was given by my great grandmother. It is ...
  A: I do not know what picture you were looking at. I am asked occasionally about these coins. All so ...
1964 Quarter6/10/2008
  Q: I have a 1964 MS UNC (NMM) quarter, I believe to be machine doubled, it has about a 10-15% rotation, ...
  A: Only an error collector really seeks out and pays a high price for this type of coin. Since it is ...
1942 Nickel6/9/2008
  Q: I have a very shiny 1942 nickel with an "S" above Monticello. Can you tell me what the "S" stands ...
  A: The S mint mark is for the San Francisco Mint in California. These are nick-named War Nickel's ...
2005 California Quarter6/9/2008
  Q: I have a 2005 California Quarter that has been stamped deep and has a smooth edge rather than the ...
  A: Here are a few trusted dealers as requested they will help directly or be able to send you to a ...
re;gold coin (john adams)gold dollar6/9/2008
  Q: i have a gold dollr printed in 2007 (john ADAMs)i was wondering if there is posibility that there ...
  A: As for the edge lettering I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint about which is correct. ...
1972 misprinted penny6/8/2008
  Q: I have a 1972 penny that has about 1/3 of the face printed on the front side and about the same on ...
  A: This sounds like an error! It would be an off center strike error and this does happen regularly at ...
1973 s penny6/8/2008
  Q: I was recently going through some change when i happened upon a 1973 penny with an s for the mint ...
  A: The S mint mark is for the San Francisco Mint in California. All Three US mints used to ...
1863 Indian Head coin6/8/2008
  Q: i recently found this looks like copper coin in an old house. I tried to research it via the web ...
  A: What you describe sounds like a Civil War Token not a coin. Tokens are not coins but this issue was ...
coin value6/8/2008
  Q: my grandmother is interested in selling her coin collection. we have some questions about the value ...
  A: Happy to help! I need a little more information from you though. You did not say what Country, ...
2 headed 1964 Kennedy Half dollar6/6/2008
  Q: I have a 1964 Kennedy half dollar that has the bust of kennedy on both sides. Is there something ...
  A: I just saw you question put into the question pool for anyone to answer. This is a very common ...
Double tailed stamped penny6/6/2008
  Q: I own a penny that has been stamped with a tail on each side, therefore having no head on one side. ...
  A: I just saw you question put into the question pool for anyone to answer. This is a very common ...
1864 coin found6/5/2008
  Q: My friend found a coin in the garden of her parendts Wisconsin home. A coinwas found several years ...
  A: Copper pieces are not my specialty. But from your description it may be a Civil War Token piece. It ...
never seen this kind of coin6/2/2008
  Q: I found a coin-It has no date...it has a side of a penny(tail) and the other side a (dime's) tail ...
  A: These so called 11 cent pieces are fake coins made for magic tricks. They are produced ...
1886 Morgan dollar no mint letter6/1/2008
  Q: I've had this coin for 60 years. My father gave it to me. It appears to have no wear marks. All the ...
  A: The 1886 Morgan Dollar is common here is a guideline for higher a grade coin; This is the Morgan ...
strange penny5/31/2008
  Q: I recently found a penny that appears to be only half. It has the "tails" side and the other is ...
  A: A cent would not comeapart as you say. There are two possibilities. If the coin was made after ...
1976 penny5/30/2008
  Q: I have a 1976 penny with a stamp of Maine with ME inside the state, it is to the right side facing ...
  A: They are only collected as a novelty item. These are real cents that have been altered. Most people ...
Los Angeles Olympic .999 Silver Coin5/29/2008
  Q: I have a coin that has the seal of the city of Los Angeles and the words City of Los Angeles and ...
  A: This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. It is currently worth about 17 dollars. ...
1910d Wheat cent5/28/2008
  Q: I have three 1910D cents each of which appears to have a subtly different location for the "D" ...
  A: I found no listing for an rpm or mis-placed mint mark on the 1910 D cent. RPM is an abbreviation for ...
Coin5/27/2008
  Q: I have a coin, though I believe it is a reproduction...On one side it says "Silver Pillar Dollar" ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for foreign coins they are not my field. Most of them are common ...
appraisal for coin collection, inheritance5/25/2008
  Q: Our dad kept an extensive coin collection, including but not limited to Morgan and Peace Dollars, ...
  A: For a start a US silver coins are 90%, this makes the value of even an extremely worn coin still ...
silver dimes and quarters5/23/2008
  Q: I have inherited over 500 silver dimes and quarters. i would like to cash them in. What's the best ...
  A: Since silver is so high right now many dealers will buy them from you. They are offering from 11 ...
Have a coin question?5/23/2008
  Q: I have a coin US Second centennial constitutional One ounce 999 fine silver coin 1776-1976. It is ...
  A: This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. It is currently worth about 17 dollars. ...
Roosevelt dimes and pennies5/22/2008
  Q: I have a set of Roosevelt dimes, 1946 through 1964,also assorted pennies from 1909 through 1962. I ...
  A: If you are only looking to list the value for an inheritance you could use the face value, this is ...
1943-S wheat penny5/22/2008
  Q: After going through a 5 gallon water jug of pennies that my dad saved for 40 years, I think I found ...
  A: The 1943-S US Cent is not a rare coin at all; there were more than 900 million made at all three ...
Silver Dollars5/21/2008
  Q: I have 80 silver dollars given to me many years ago by my grandfather. They have been out of ...
  A: I may be able to help, send me some Postal Zip Codes for your location. I will look for some ...
appraiser5/20/2008
  Q: My Husband and I have a collection of old coin & currency. We would like to locate an appraiser ...
  A: Here are two American Numismatic Association Member\dealers in good standing and they abide by a ...
2007 Washington Aluminum Quarter5/20/2008
  Q: I acquired a newer quarter that appears to be "different". I did a search for aluminum quarter and ...
  A: I am curious as to why you think it is aluminum? What is the mint mark on the coin? The weight of ...
california gold coin5/18/2008
  Q: Well I have a coin that I found.It Has a date of 1858.In the front it has a lady facing to the ...
  A: There are a lot of fakes in this area of collecting. Yours looks like a reproduction or fantasy coin ...
88 OLYMPIC5/14/2008
  Q: Can you tell me what the cost was from the US mint for the 88 Olympic coins?I had bought some and ...
  A: I do not have the information my self and asked around for the information for you. Here is as ...
trying to find a coin5/13/2008
  Q: Papa Jack - can you tell me where i might find a 2006 silver dollar - a friend of mine always gives ...
  A: The only thing I can think of is what is called the Silver Eagle One Dollar Bullion Coin. It is ...
50 cent dbl tail5/12/2008
  Q: I received as change a 50 cent piece that has a double tail, it looks like it is real the edges are ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen ...
Two head s on one side5/12/2008
  Q: I have a penny with two heads on one side the regular head that we always see and one smaller right ...
  A: These cents are made as a novelty and souvenir. The mint did not make any like this. What date is ...
misstamped US quarter (probably NY)5/8/2008
  Q: Is there any value to what I assume was supposed to be a NY quarter that has been misstamped so the ...
  A: If the reverse still has the nickel layer on it the piece must be seen by an experienced coin ...
1975 quarter5/5/2008
  Q: why can`t i find a 1975 quarter?
  A: All were dual dated 1776-1976 for the bicentennial celebration. All the 1975 and 1976 Half ...
$100 Alabama Bill5/4/2008
  Q: My mother has an 1800's $100 Alabama Money Bill. We're trying to get a professional quote on its ...
  A: I would need more information to find this in a catalog. Most states (including Alabama) had banks ...
Location of D mint mark on 1957 pennies5/1/2008
  Q: I have approx 80 pennies from 1957 with the Denver mint mark. There seems to be several variations ...
  A: Since you have gone through so many Cents with such scrutiny I am sending you to a page that can ...
coins4/30/2008
  Q: I have several coins, silver certificates, I have inherited & would like to sell, but do not know ...
  A: If you can please give me some postal zip codes and telephone area codes I will refer you to an ...
.50 cent confederate?4/30/2008
  Q: I have a half dollar which on one side is a sheild with a bee hive like emblom at the top of the ...
  A: There were so few made that there are still replicas sold as souvenirs as well as token pieces made ...
1928 B $20, 1934 $20, both from boston, ma4/29/2008
  Q: I recently obtained 2 bills, neither in mint condition. One is a 1928 B signed by Woods and Mellon; ...
  A: Paper money is not my field but I can give you some information on these notes. 1928 B $20 signed ...
strange quarter4/28/2008
  Q: I have a 1964 quarter that appears to be made of aluminum - at first I thought it was a fake because ...
  A: I found no record of any off metal strikes being found from 1964. Why do you think you have an ...
Cleaning Coins4/25/2008
  Q: I am a begining Lincoln cent collector. Is there any accepted and non-devaluing way to clean coins? ...
  A: Let me state as a Coin Collector that coins are worth much less to coin collectors after having been ...
1922 silver dollar4/22/2008
  Q: i would like to know which letter goes with which mint. i have a coin i think the letter is A but ...
  A: The Mint-Mark will be on the reverse (back) of the coin between the suns rays and below the letter ...
coin4/22/2008
  Q: can you tell me how much this is worth and wear i can get the money for it? please email me back ...
  A: What you describe is a novelty piece. The 1877 US Cent is a rare coin with only about 852,000 made ...
Thickness of Classic U.S. Coins4/21/2008
  Q: Can you point me to a source that lists the thicknesses of all classic US coins?
  A: Not too sure what you mean by “classic US coins” but here is the listing for the size the USA uses. ...
value of a penny4/21/2008
  Q: I have 2 pennies. both 1943, both steel (silver looking), 1 has a "S" & 1 has a "D". Any ...
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And yes there is some value on ...
Misprinted half dollar coin?4/21/2008
  Q: Recently I received a old 1858 S Half Dollar Silver coin. I found that on top of the eagle beak has ...
  A: There were no listed die errors for this defect. So the die was not created with this spike in it. ...
miss stamped coin4/20/2008
  Q: I have two pennys one has a part of the stamp you can read liberty on left side of the front and on ...
  A: I am not an error coin collector but I will tell you what I can. The offset strike is les common ...
1976 Penny4/19/2008
  Q: I found a 1976 penny and on the right beside Lincoln face their is the initials OH with what looks ...
  A: These are real cents that have been altered. Most people have never seen a totally complete set with ...
Silver dollars4/19/2008
  Q: I recently received an offer of $500 for a modest collection of silver dollar coins. I would like ...
  A: Without seeing the coins I cannot judge what a fair offer may be for them. I usually send people to ...
standing liberty 1930 .25 cent coin.4/18/2008
  Q: I recently found a 1930 Standing Liberty twenty-five cent piece. There is a marking of "M" in the ...
  A: Herman MacNeil is the designer of this coin and it is his initial M is located above and to the ...
coin collecting4/17/2008
  Q: I am collecting US pennies and have a question about the 1982 series. I am stuck at buying an ...
  A: You can trust most dealers on this if you buy the 1982 4 piece set from one of them. It is not too ...
Lincoln Penny double strike4/16/2008
  Q: PapaJack, I have a 1975 D Lincoln penny that looks like if may have flipped when struck and part of ...
  A: Something like this is better evaluated when seen in person. There are too many variables not ...
Off center stamped4/15/2008
  Q: I saw your previous answer about the mis-stamped pennies. Unlike your previous subject. I have one ...
  A: It sounds like it is a more desirable OFF-CENTER-STRIKE error than some others. But the value ...
foreign coins4/13/2008
  Q: i have come across some old foreign coins...1776 - 1890's....can you advise me as to how to find ...
  A: I am not a foreign coin collector and do not have catalogs on them. Complete information can be ...
gold dollar misprint question4/12/2008
  Q: i just got 5 gold dollar coins from the post office and as i was looking at the edges of them where ...
  A: The US mint has no definite direction of what side is the right direction for printing the ...
two date penny4/7/2008
  Q: I received a penny today that is was little light in color which drew my attention to the date. ...
  A: I have seen this done for other dates as well. Any time you have engraved digits they are added to ...
1969 Cent4/6/2008
  Q: I saw the below question and answer as I was browsing the website and it reminded me of a 1969 D ...
  A: This coins is probably plated. It may be plated in silver, chrome or nickel or another metal, but to ...
Date Defect4/6/2008
  Q: I have a 1936 Lincoln penny that is missing the "1" and a raised line that lies 90 degrees to the ...
  A: Without seeing the coin it is hard to say what happened. The missing digit '1' is caused by the die ...
Mercury dimes4/5/2008
  Q: I have 15 of these dimes with the head facing left all minted in the 1940's.Any idea if they have ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
1849 coin4/3/2008
  Q: It's gold with an Indian w/ headress on the front and stars and back has 'California Gold 1849' a ...
  A: There are a lot of fakes in this area of collecting. Here is some starter information: There are ...
Lincon Nickel4/2/2008
  Q: i just ordered some nickels from morgan mint and i was wondering they are from 1883-1986, are they ...
  A: With out any specific date, mint mark and denomination I cannot give you a range of values. Each ...
Kennedy Half Dollar Off-Center4/1/2008
  Q: I have a 1971-D one that is slightly (approx 1/16") off center on head side, but still all inside ...
  A: This does sound like a true error coin. But it seems to be less than 10% off center from your ...
George washington gold coin3/28/2008
  Q: I have this one sided gold coin and i cant quite figure out what its value is or any info on it. On ...
  A: This is one of the countless bullion pieces produced. Its actual value is tied to the current ...
US state Quarter3/27/2008
  Q: I have a 2000 New Hampshire State quarter with no Mint mark. There is'nt any wear to the naked eye ...
  A: Missing letters and weak strikes are usually caused by a filled die error. Grease and debris ...
silver art bars3/25/2008
  Q: i just purchased a 1974 hamilton mint norman rockwell 1000 grain each, set of the four freedom ...
  A: This is one of the countless silver bullion pieces produced. Its actual value is tied to the ...
1999 Georgia state quarter3/13/2008
  Q: We came across a 1999 P Georgia state quarter that appears to be all silver possibly. It doesn't ...
  A: I found no record of silver quarters from the Philadelphia mint being found. To be sure yours is ...
indianhead pennies3/13/2008
  Q: i just got indianhead pennies from a very close friend that died they date from 1900 to 1907 i dont ...
  A: In each series of coin type there are some quick reference points of wear to be seen on the high ...
1825 coronet liberty cent3/13/2008
  Q: I have an 1825 coronet liberty 1 cent piece. It is in probably 6 to 12 condition. On the reverse ...
  A: For coins of this vintage having a die rotation of only 15 degrees in not unusual, the mint was ...
1900 penny3/12/2008
  Q: I gave my son a penny that was given to him by my father. The penny is in one of those square cover ...
  A: The 1900 Indian Head Cent you have usually sells for about a dollar to collectors in worn condition ...
Penny collection3/12/2008
  Q: I have just purchaced a penny collection with the dates ranging from 1909 to 1959.All of them in ...
  A: Each coin has a value assigned; they are not all the same. Some years are harder to find or more ...
Selling my uncles coin collection3/11/2008
  Q: I have no base of knowledge for this. I read in your last answer to get something called a RED ...
  A: 1922 Peace Dollar (he enclosed it in plastic, has good shine) The shine on a coin does not always ...
NEW $1 PRESIDENTIAL COINS3/11/2008
  Q: I NOTICED THAT THE PRINTING ON THE SIDE OF ONE WASHINGTON DOLLAR IS UPSIDE-DOWN WHEN COMPARING IT TO ...
  A: As for this edge lettering I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint about which is correct. ...
Morgan cc3/11/2008
  Q: I have recently inharited a Morgan $ which I believe is an 1889 CC. Though I'm no expert, it appears ...
  A: There are reports of fakes for this coin as well as many reproductions that have been doctored by ...
1963 quarter3/11/2008
  Q: I have a 1963 Quarter that feels and sounds different than a newer quarter. Reading one of your ...
  A: The coins where you have no mint mark letter were made at the Philadelphia mint. This was common ...
Morgan silver dollars3/10/2008
  Q: I am a early beginner. I recently went to a antique store to hunt for coins. In the glass display ...
  A: Morgan dollars are very beautiful coins and always interested me as well. The coins you saw might ...
$50 gold necklace3/10/2008
  Q: I have a $50 gold coin (St Gaudens double eagle) that has no date other than mcmlxxxvi; it is ...
  A: If you have written the date correctly in your question it is a 1986 Fine Gold One Ounce Bullion ...
gold colored quarter3/7/2008
  Q: I got a 1981 quarter in with other change the other day....this quarter is gold colored...otherwise ...
  A: This is not a mint error. This is usually due to contamination from different elements. Many ...
value of coin3/7/2008
  Q: I have a 1950s Booker T.Washington half dollar what is the value of this coin?
  A: The 50 cent carver coin is a commemorative Half dollar and very common. They are valued from $14 to ...
double headed coin3/6/2008
  Q: It has George Washingtons head(the heads protrude) on both sides made of silver looks to be hand ...
  A: This is not the first commemorative coin. In fact with out a date, denomination and country name on ...
Large Coin Collection3/1/2008
  Q: I inherited a large coin collection. Should I sell each one as individuals or should I sell as a ...
  A: I can only help you with the coins. A grade or state of preservation is needed to decide a value ...
1904 MS 64 silver Morgans3/1/2008
  Q: The grading company is NGC. Thank You Janet
  A: Are these dollars marked 1904-O, this is the lowest in value due to the large supply available in ...
found coin3/1/2008
  Q: I have recently found a 1936 indian head nickel with the date stamped on the left hand side is this ...
  A: The date is supposed to be on the coins left bottom area below the neck on the bust of the Indian. ...
gold-tinted 1982 penny3/1/2008
  Q: PAPAJACK - I was recently looking at my bowl of change in anticipation of finding a few quarters for ...
  A: Here is one Member/Dealer I found right away. I need a few more zip codes and cities to look closer ...
Proof Coins2/27/2008
  Q: Are all proof coins graded at either 70 or 69
  A: Most Modern Proof Coins will grade 68 or 70 depending on the company you have grade them. The mint ...
morgan silver dollar2/25/2008
  Q: i have several 1885 morgan silver dollars and they are in bu conditiona look practically brand new. ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
1944 US Coin - Unknown Denomination2/25/2008
  Q: I have a 1944 US coin that is brownish in color and about the size of a Washington quarter. ...
  A: Without seeing it is hard to say. I can tell you no US Coin was made that year that you would not ...
Lincoln penny2/24/2008
  Q: I have a 2002-D Lincoln penny that has a raised line going through it. Kind of like the speared ...
  A: I must tell you I am not an error coin collector. I did not find this error listed in my catalogs. ...
rare or average2/23/2008
  Q: I have a 1901 U.S. coin, silver, with a capital V on the back and a lady on the front surrounded by ...
  A: You have a U.S. "Liberty nickel", although silver in color it is a copper/nickel alloy. This is ...
1799 Liberty Siver Dollar2/23/2008
  Q: I have a 1799 Liberty Silver Dollar Coin in good condition and I am curious about its value.
  A: The coin if real is valuable. Many fakes are reported especially in the Middle East. These coins ...
1943 white penny2/21/2008
  Q: i have about 10 penny's of these white ones , what should i do whit them and cant you tell ...
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And there is some value on ...
1986 Lady Liberty Silver Uncirculated2/12/2008
  Q: I would like to know the rate that I could sell a number of these coins. I would like to know if it ...
  A: Both the 1986 Statue of Liberty Dollar (90% silver) and half Dollar (copper and nickel) are common ...
Indian Head Penny2/12/2008
  Q: i have an Indian head penny and i want to know how much money it is worth. it is a little beat up ...
  A: I can only give you a range of value just so you can see the difference in pricing as the grade ...
coin collection2/10/2008
  Q: Where can I go to have a coin collection of my deceased fathers appraised/evaluated in the Phoenix ...
  A: A big ANA Show is in Phoenix this year. From March 7th to 9th. National Money Show Phoenix ...
penny2/8/2008
  Q: my husband found a 1973 penny on the back it has lincoln memorial and on the front it has Lincolns ...
  A: These cents are novelty souvenirs. The Lincoln-Kennedy cents were made many years after 1964 as a ...
1983 Quarter2/7/2008
  Q: We found a 1983 Quarter that appears to be gold in color. Did they make some of these or is this a ...
  A: How clear is the Obverse of the coin? Is the design very strong and detailed? I have heard of a few ...
1986 liberty coin set(3 coins) proof2/6/2008
  Q: What is this set worth? It is in the velvet box and protective cardbord box.
  A: The Statue of liberty 3 coin set with Ellis Island on the reverse sells from $174 to $250 at auction ...
large cents1/30/2008
  Q: I have two large cents in containers marked BU.Should i be sending them somewhere to be graded and ...
  A: What Date are the Large Cents? Some collectors like graded coins and some do not. Usually if you ...
kennedy half-dollars1/30/2008
  Q: can you tell me how to find the mintage for circulation of Kennedy Half Dollars (by mint) for ...
  A: The Coin Production figures represent all of the "circulating" coins produced by the United States ...
2007 - James Adams - gold Dollar1/29/2008
  Q: I was passed three dollar coins the other day at a local store. Being this was the first time I got ...
  A: The US mint has no definite direction of what side is the right direction for the edge printing on ...
dime with no p/d/s...1/29/2008
  Q: My sister found a dime with no marking above the date. I was wondering if it was worth anything. ...
  A: You did not say what year your dime was? The Mint Mark on a Roosevelt Dime is above the date since ...
Misprint John Adams Dollar Coin1/27/2008
  Q: I have a $25 roll of John Adams Dollar coins. On the top you can see the front of the coin (John ...
  A: Just a side note that the coin rolling machines do not put all the coins face-up or tails side up ...
1975 quarter1/26/2008
  Q: is there a 1975 quarter
  A: No! In 1975 the bicentennial quarter was made having the dual dates. All the 1776-1976 ...
Statehood quarters and Presidential Silver dollars1/25/2008
  Q: Are any of the above worth more than face value? Thanks
  A: There were many millions of each of these coins made at all 3 of the U.S. Mints. There is no gold in ...
1990 lincoln coin1/25/2008
  Q: Papajack, I have come across a 1990 lincoln coin with no mint mark and I am having a hard time ...
  A: I am not sure of your exact question but here is some clarification. Mint Mark and Proof are ...
1942 Liberty Half Dollar1/24/2008
  Q: I have a 1942 Liberty Half Dollar that has written on the coin cover 1942 D/S. I looked on the coin ...
  A: These are called Re-punched mint marks, or RPM's for short. I did not find a D over S in my ...
$ 1.00 coin1/23/2008
  Q: i have a 1862 silver dollar it is in good shape is it worth anything
  A: There is a wide range of value assigned to these dollars. The mintage was only about 12,000 pieces ...
1855 penny1/21/2008
  Q: I have an 1855 Penny with slanted 5's in the date and a glob of something on the ear...my father had ...
  A: It is not particularly rare but in collectable grades sells for about 20% to 30% more than other ...
coin capsuals1/19/2008
  Q: i have a set of The 1984 Olympic set Two silver Dollars and Ten dollar gold peice. the capsules on ...
  A: Your question was "where or how can I replace these capsules?” I do not know how close the capsules ...
1906 dime1/18/2008
  Q: I have a 1906 dime in great condition....is this worth anything? Thank you amber
  A: This should be a Barber Head or Liberty Head dime. The Liberty Head Dime has its mint mark on the ...
an old dime i recived as changed1/18/2008
  Q: i received an 1920 something coin today.i belive it is a 1920 Mercury dime B/c it matches the pic of ...
  A: This should be a Winged Liberty Head or mecury dime. The Winged Liberty Head Dime has its mint mark ...
half dollar coin1/17/2008
  Q: i have one of the same questions you have got before about the 1917 half dollar. i have looked all ...
  A: This is one of the most beautiful coins ever produced. Its image is presently being used on the USA ...
real or fake1/17/2008
  Q: I read a couple of your answers and believe i have some fakes 1872 trade dollar, 1795, 1799, 1800 ...
  A: Sorry, the only way to know a coin is a fake is to study what the real ones look like. I will give ...
coins1/16/2008
  Q: Hello my names nick i have a 1879 one dollar coin and i was wondering how much it would be worth
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
1994 Doubled D mintmark1/15/2008
  Q: PapaJohn, Thanks for taking my question. I have a friend that has been looking through a magnifier ...
  A: I must say I am not an error coin collector. I did not find this error listed in my catalogs. This ...
Coin storage1/14/2008
  Q: I am considering moving my coins from their current 2x2 mylar holders to dansco coin albums. But I ...
  A: I have noticed peripheral toning on coins in many of these albums. If your coins are circulated ...
double headed nickel1/14/2008
  Q: I have a dbl headed nickel on one side dated 1994/mint/m-p on other side dated 2004/mint/m-p:is ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen ...
1982 one cent coin1/13/2008
  Q: How do you know whether the coin is copper or Zinc? What is meant bye Dt?
  A: There is no easy way to see the difference between the copper and zinc types on the coins. I start ...
Morgan Silver Dollar1/9/2008
  Q: First, thank you in advance for your time! I have done a little bit of research to try and help my ...
  A: "1899-O worth $5.00 to at most $20.00, am I close in my guess?" These coins are 90% silver and at ...
Gold dollar coin with no writting1/9/2008
  Q: My Dad called me saying he bought 3 gold dollars at the bank and none of the have any edge writing, ...
  A: Only the newer Presidential dollar coin is supposed to have a lettered edge. The Sacagawea Dollar is ...
Coins and silver cert1/8/2008
  Q: Since i am less then a novice i need to seek advice before i sell what i have. 2 $1 Silver ...
  A: 1935 series E Silver Certificates – These small size (current size) notes are similar to today’s ...
liberty dollar1/8/2008
  Q: i have a pure silver liberty dollar made in 1921. it is in very good condition. i do not know where ...
  A: In coin description terms "Very Good condition" is only a grade of 8 on the scale which is low ...
Proof Sets Value1/7/2008
  Q: PAPAJACK, THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUICK RESPONSE TO MY INCOMPLETE QUESTION. I APOLOGIZE FOR MY LACK OF ...
  A: No Apology is needed; I should have guessed it was the modern set. I believe this is the 1986 ...
pennys1/7/2008
  Q: I have a 1920 Lincoln penny with what looks like an S stamped under the date. What does that mean? ...
  A: The Lincoln Cent series is made at 3 mints. If there is no mint mark letter below the date it is a ...
Silver Dollars1/6/2008
  Q: My grandfather left me about 70 silver dollars after his passing. I have both extremely good ...
  A: Without seeing the collection I cannot say. Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how ...
Value of a One Dollar Bill1/5/2008
  Q: I have a 1935D Silver Certificate $1. I know from my limited research that it may not be a, "Hey, ...
  A: 1935 series D Silver Certificate – These small size (current size) notes are similar to today’s ...
2001 P Rhode Island "silver?" quarter1/5/2008
  Q: I was rolling my change, and saw a "silver" quarter in one stack. It is a 2001 P Rhode Island state ...
  A: Only some of the S mint quarter proof coin was made using 90% silver alloy weighing 6.25 grams. All ...
1852 coin12/17/2007
  Q: I don't know much about coins, but I had found a coin which I have tried to figure out numerous ...
  A: There are a lot of fakes in this area of collecting. Here is some starter information: There are ...
coin value12/16/2007
  Q: this is a very old coinand is difficult to read. the front shows a female head surrounded by stars. ...
  A: From 1793 to 1857 the U.S. mint did make a Large Cent. It was about Quarter size and all copper with ...
Hollow Nickel12/15/2007
  Q: We have a hollow (only the head side) of a 1974 nickel. I did a little research and discovered that ...
  A: Although it may be a smugglers coin for microfilm it is very unlikely. The way coins are produced ...
3 inch indian head penny12/14/2007
  Q: about 25 years ago i found a 3 inch penny with a bunch of arrow heads what time we were turning ...
  A: There are many coins copied as counterfeits and reproductions. The hobby protection act law states a ...
1999 new jersey state quater12/14/2007
  Q: I have a 1999 New Jersey state quarter that is stamped off center. Does this coin have any value or ...
  A: This sounds like an off center strike. It should be seen by a dealer to decide its value. If it is a ...
coin12/13/2007
  Q: I have a two headed 1974 jefferson nickel that I just found in circulation. Can you give me an ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not ...
U. S. State Coins12/11/2007
  Q: I purchased several bags and rolls of State coins from the mint. 100 Coins to the Bag 40 coins to ...
  A: Only you can decide if you made a mistake. Depending on what you paid for the coins and how badly ...
1909 indian head penny and silver 1910 dime12/10/2007
  Q: How do I find out how much they are valued or if they are counterfeits 1-Indian head copper wheat ...
  A: I doubt these are counterfeit coins. They are very common coins and not overly valuable in ...
1890 Silver Dollar (Morgan)12/7/2007
  Q: I have a 1890 Morgan Silver Dollar, not in the best condition, but every feature is clear and still ...
  A: In 1890 the USA made Morgan type dollars. Look for any mint mark on the back of the coin between the ...
need the value of this penny12/5/2007
  Q: I have a United States penny from 1837, it's about the size of a current half dollar and copper. On ...
  A: This is a US Large Cent showing the young head Lady Liberty wearing a coronet. The reverse has a ...
Pennies12/5/2007
  Q: I have a bunch of old pennies from 1909 to 1940's. Are they worth anything?
  A: Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to Almost Uncirculated (grade-AU50) on the scale. ...
THE NEW GOLD DOLLAR12/4/2007
  Q: THE NEW GOLD DOLLAR COIN HAS "IN GOD WE TRUST" ON THE EDGE. I'VE HEARD THAT SOME OF THESE COINS DO ...
  A: The New 2007 dollars have the inscriptions moved to the edge. This is not the first time the motto ...
1982 Lincoln Penny--Zinc or Copper?12/1/2007
  Q: I read your answer to Christian about the date size and it was great help. Do you know of way to ...
  A: I do not remember the question and answer you are referring to. There is no easy way to see the ...
25cents11/28/2007
  Q: My wife is collectying the new states quarters an d bot the big book to store them in. I heard the ...
  A: The Melt value of a coin is a starting point in the intrinsic value of the piece. They are not ...
one cent coin11/27/2007
  Q: I have old coin one cent and I hardly see the end of year 37 but i don't know is this 1937 or ...
  A: There is a big difference between these two dates for a One Cent Coin. In 1837 the One Cent Coin ...
Republic of Texas currency11/27/2007
  Q: Where can I find out about paper currency from the Republic of Texas. I have a $20 bill from 1838.
  A: You need a bit more information on this item. Many of the original items are reproduced for ...
Mintmarks on Quarters11/26/2007
  Q: I have a "strictly for fun" collection (not worth much, but I love it). I'm pretty new and still ...
  A: Good Question! Your coins are not fakes the quarter did not use the P mint mark until 1980. They ...
State quarters11/25/2007
  Q: As a gift, I received about 25 rolls of uncirculated state quarters - one or two from each of the ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. These coins are not rare at ...
1863 coin11/24/2007
  Q: Correction: this is a 1863 coin. "Papajack I found an 1863 coin in excellent condition in my ...
  A: This piece is a Civil War Token. They sell from $8 to $12 dollars depending on the issue. The Drums ...
1 dollar silver certificate11/21/2007
  Q: I have a 1935E one dollar silver certificate missing the "In God we Trust". What is the value of ...
  A: Currency collecting is not my field. Your note if worn is worth 1 to 3 dollars. These ...
Broken Penny11/18/2007
  Q: I recently found a 1974 D penny taht is missing its back. It's the front & sides & hoolow because ...
  A: This was likely done by a machinist after it left the US Mint. There have been a slew of double ...
1844/81 Braided Hair Large One Cent11/18/2007
  Q: Why was or what is the story behind the 1844/81 Braided Hair Large One Cent? The year of **81 seems ...
  A: Good Question! You are right, but this blunder is not a true over date error, is a bit odder that ...
New President Dollar Coins11/18/2007
  Q: I have 2 George Washington dollar coins . One has the lettering on the edge of the coin upside down ...
  A: As for this edge lettering on the new dollar series, I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint ...
penny11/14/2007
  Q: I'm sorry if i didn't specified the grade of the coins. i have a 1943 or 1945 penny and I'm not sure ...
  A: It was not the grade of the coin I needed to know it was the denomination you did not say it was a ...
1863 Coin11/14/2007
  Q: I have inherited a coin collection. One of the coins in this collection has me stumped. I have ...
  A: This is not a coin but a token. What you describe is a Patriotic Civil War Token. Tokens are not ...
misprinted nickel11/13/2007
  Q: I have a 2006 Return to Monticello nickel that has Jefferson of 1800 on both sides. I am interested ...
  A: Double headed or two tailed coins are not a mint product and therefore not valued by collectors. ...
2 headed quarter11/9/2007
  Q: My son found a quarter with Washington on both sides, The date is 1992 on one side and 1994 on the ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not ...
1921,1922 silver dollars11/5/2007
  Q: I have 4 1921 Morgan silver dollars and 1 1922 Morgan silver dollar. I know that they are pretty ...
  A: To get approximate values: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. ...
2007 error penny11/3/2007
  Q: I found a 2007 penny with a small bubble in the flat area above the date. It also looks like some ...
  A: Missing letters are usually caused by a filled die error. Grease and debris commonly get caught in ...
missing seal on $20 bill ser 2004A11/3/2007
  Q: i have a $20 bill that looks all normal except it's missing the green seal that should be on top of ...
  A: You may have an error note. This is not my specialty. An error note missing the first printing is ...
US Quarter oddity11/2/2007
  Q: I'm not much of a coin collector but I hang on to the occasional "silver quarter" and "wheat ...
  A: This coin has been altered in some way. The minting process might leave a smooth edge but could not ...
Omaha Bank Hoard Roosevelt Dimes11/1/2007
  Q: I'm collecting a set of silver Roosevelt dimes from the Omaha Bank Hoard. In your opinion, will ...
  A: Sometimes at auctions the origin or provenance of the coins comes into play. Some will pay higher ...
two headed quarter - different years10/31/2007
  Q: I have a two headed quarter - on one side the date is 1992 and the other side the date is 1995. Is ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not ...
1960 Quarter -no mint strike10/30/2007
  Q: I have a 1960 quarter with no mint strike. I believe these are mostly silver. What is the value of ...
  A: The U.S. coins Dollar, Half Dollar, Quarter and Dime made 1964 and before are 90% silver coins. They ...
silver dollars10/29/2007
  Q: What is the value of a 1990 liberty silver dollar?
  A: I need more information to help you. There were no silver dollars made in 1990 for circulation. ...
1902 Liberty Nickel10/29/2007
  Q: I have a 1902 Liberty nickel, which has been pretty well worn, but still has all the major features ...
  A: This is a common date nickel. This Barber Liberty Head Nickel can be roughly graded by the headband. ...
dime imperfection10/28/2007
  Q: I found 2007p dime that has a line down the back. Part of it is raised slightly on the one side but ...
  A: This may be what is called a DIE CRACK. Due to the hardness of the materials the hardened die ...
1964 Quarter10/26/2007
  Q: I have a 1964 quarter it looks weird it has a tiny D below the eagle and i was wondering what its ...
  A: A 1964 Washington Quarter should weigh 6.25 grams. Yours was made at the Denver Mint as designated ...
2001 rhode island state quarter10/24/2007
  Q: This was printed in Philadelphia and it has a head that is silver and the tail is cooper looking the ...
  A: It was likely the coin is a coin struck on a defective planchet. The U.S. Mint buys strips of metal ...
multiple coins10/23/2007
  Q: I have coins, 24 in total about 1/2 from the 1800's and the balance from the 1900's. I am looking ...
  A: This first dealer on the list is part time but is the closest. Dave & Bill's Numismatics Billy ...
Unusual 25 cent piece10/22/2007
  Q: I received a U.S. quarter that appears to be mostly the inner copper layer. The coin has only ...
  A: If the coin seems to be acceptable weight, it should be 5.67 grams, and the thickness does not seem ...
expanded question on 1918 half dollar10/18/2007
  Q: I happen to read your response to someone's question about a half dollar from 1918. I have one ...
  A: These are Walking Liberty Half dollars and are widely collected. They are valuable in high grade but ...
unstamed quarter10/13/2007
  Q: so i was at work yesturday and u unrolled a brand new roll of quarters, one of them didnt have a ...
  A: Without actually seeing the piece no one can say for sure. It is very likely a coin blank but ...
1955 penny flawed date10/12/2007
  Q: I have a 1955S penny with what appears to be a mint flaw in the first 5 of the date. The bottom ...
  A: This is most likely caused by a broken die. The center of the digit five must have broken off. ...
1934 five non silver cert10/5/2007
  Q: can you tell me what a 1934 A five dollar bill is worth not a silver cert got it as change from the ...
  A: The main Grades are Very FINE, EXTRA FINE and CRISP UNCIRCULATED. I am guessing yours are ...
1951D cent10/4/2007
  Q: This 1951 d cent is rather unusual. It seems very thin and is the size of a dime. I had it weighed ...
  A: If it is not a silver metal it was not made on a US Dime blank which is known to happen. If it is ...
Found 1877 coin10/3/2007
  Q: I have found an 1877 coin that I cannot seem to locate information on. I will scan it and email it ...
  A: Is there any other writing on the coin? What are the other image designs? Is there an eagle on the ...
1962 pennies9/29/2007
  Q: My grandmother moved into a nursing home recently and she gave me her big jar of pennies she used to ...
  A: If you can borrow or get a copy of "A Guide Book of UNITED STATES COINS" by R. S. YEOMAN has ...
What is this?9/28/2007
  Q: i found a 1970-S penny but there is a second head on the right side of the lincoln head facing him. ...
  A: The most common is a small likeness of President Kennedy. For the 1970 Lincoln-Kennedy Penny, these ...
dime misprint9/27/2007
  Q: I have a dime from year 2000 that is off center. The last zero in the "2000" is halfway cut off and ...
  A: This sounds like an off center strike. It should be seen by a dealer to decide its value. If it is a ...
Rare Coins9/27/2007
  Q: I have several coins that I have collected thinking they were worth something... So I guess my ...
  A: 1) 1943 Steel and other post war Lincoln Wheat Back Cent These cents are not old enough or scarce ...
Large P and S Nickels9/27/2007
  Q: I have an 1944 Nickel with a large P on the Back' I have two 1943 nickels with Large P on the back ...
  A: Yes these are known as Silver Nickels or War Nickels. The 1942-P is the first coin ever to have a ...
Morgan Dollar9/27/2007
  Q: I found a 1921 gold Morgan dollar. Is this worth anything or just a pretty coin?
  A: There were no gold Morgan Dollars made. Yours may have been plated with gold this decreases the ...
Wheat pennies9/26/2007
  Q: What is the value of a 1901 Indian Head Penny (not so good condition),1994 uncirculated walking ...
  A: The 1901 Indian head cent is a common coin valued from $1 in good (grade-4) to about $10 in Almost ...
$20 bill9/26/2007
  Q: I have 1928 $20 bill , "B" series. The signatures are: Treasurer of the US is N.O. WO... ...
  A: The main Grades are Very FINE, EXTRA FINE and CRISP UNCIRCULATED. I am guessing yours are ...
copper dime9/26/2007
  Q: I looked closer at the dime, it does not have the rods on the edge. The only problem with it being ...
  A: I found no record of an off metal error or being made on the wrong coin blank for your coin. There ...
1957a Silver Certificate $1 notes9/25/2007
  Q: Papa, I was just wondering if you happened to know what these bills might be worth, in excellent ...
  A: The main Grades are FINE, EXTRA FINE and CRISP UNCIRCULATED. I am guessing yours are Uncirculated. ...
1877 indian one cent peice9/25/2007
  Q: just trying to find out how much this piece is worth.
  A: P.S. If you can send an image of the back of the coin It would help. Hello Mary, ...
Gold coins9/25/2007
  Q: I found a penny that has a star on the back of it and has written on the front Common Wealth of the ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign or ancient coins. If it is a foreign coin I use the "Standard Catalog ...
Look what i found9/23/2007
  Q: I don't no what type it is. It Has Like these drawings on it they kind of look like heiroglyphics.do ...
  A: Sorry, I can only tell you this is not a USA coin. I am not an expert on foreign coins. If it is a ...
1863 coin9/22/2007
  Q: today at work i found an old coin, dated 1863, the front has the head of a caucasian, im unsure of ...
  A: Is there a single star under the words New York? What you describe is a Civil War Token. Tokens are ...
Coins9/21/2007
  Q: I was wandering how much my silver dollars ranging from 1880 to 1923 would be valued.
  A: I need more information to get a better value for any one coin. These are Morgan from 1878 to 1921 ...
dyed half dollars9/21/2007
  Q: I found a Bicenntenial Kennedy half dollar that is red instead of silver. It looks more of a copper ...
  A: This coin if struck properly would have to be seen by an expert. I doubt it is a 'set-up' piece ...
Old US Copper Coins9/21/2007
  Q: A friend has 2 coins that I told her I'd help research for value. The first is a large copper US ...
  A: I can only give you a range of values for these coins. They cannot be accurately appraised without ...
1968 d kennedy half dollar9/20/2007
  Q: I know nothing about coins but found what i think is a repunched mintmark on the kennedy 1968d. ...
  A: This is an error worth looking at. If it is Mechanical doubling it has not added value but if it is ...
Morgan Collection9/18/2007
  Q: My family has recently had a collection of Morgan silver dollars with a date range of 1878 through ...
  A: Part 1) Certification by a Third Party Company is wise when you have a rare coin and of course the ...
2000 Sacagawea9/18/2007
  Q: 2000 Sacagawea P with no inscription on the outside circumference is it worth anything. Thanks
  A: There was no edge lettering used on modern dollar coin until the presidential series in 2007. ...
2004-p dime9/18/2007
  Q: but I hope you have a simple answer--I sure can't find one. I am trying to find out the mintage (or ...
  A: In 2004 the US Mint produced dimes at Philadelphia and Denver. Below is the information from the US ...
wheat back panny9/17/2007
  Q: I have a 1914 wheat back penny and wondered if it had any worth. It is quite worn. Thank you for ...
  A: If it has a D or S mint mark near the date it would be a great find. But if there is no mint mark ...
kansas quarter9/16/2007
  Q: how much would a kansas quarter with a die crack extending from the last A in America to the ear of ...
  A: These die crack found in coins although interesting, do not add value to the piece. Die Hard ...
loads of questions.9/16/2007
  Q: Okay I was recently going throught my things and found the following and want to know how much they ...
  A: 1. 6 1980 silver dollars and 2. 1 1979 silver dollar - These Susan B. Anthony Dollars are traded at ...
2002 quarter9/16/2007
  Q: I have a 2002 Louisiana state quarter shiny silver on one side (George Washington side) and appears ...
  A: This is not a mint error unless it is made from the gold colored dollar blank. This is usually a ...
1940 Australia Penny9/16/2007
  Q: I found in my coin collection from about 35 years ago a 1940 Australia Penny. How do i know what it ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not catalog much information on them. Most of them are ...
1851 Dollar9/16/2007
  Q: I recently found a large silver coin. On the front there is an Indian looking left with a headdress ...
  A: Without seeing the piece I cannot say what you have. The USA did not issue any silver dollars with ...
partial date on penny9/15/2007
  Q: Going through my deceased fathers belongings I found a US penny that has a date of "196" with the ...
  A: Is the rest of the coin properly struck? Missing letters are usually caused by a filled die error. ...
1893 Indian Head Penny9/14/2007
  Q: I have an 1893 Indian Head Penny that I received in my change today. I noticed that in front of the ...
  A: Are the letters etched or pressed into the surface? None were made at the mint this way. The ...
silver certificates misc silver coins9/14/2007
  Q: i have 4 silver certificates 2-$1, 1-$5, 1-$10 they are from 1934,1935 and 1937, is there any value ...
  A: These notes can possibly have some value above face. But condition and rarity for the condition are ...
1856 Lady Head Penny9/14/2007
  Q: The penny in question is between the size of a nickle and a quarter. Excellent condition. Could you ...
  A: In 1856 the United States used the Large Cent they were made until 1857. It shows Liberty with a ...
rare dime9/14/2007
  Q: Do U know anything about a 1/2 dime that was made in the middle 1800's?
  A: There was no provision for a modern nickel in the early days of the USA. The HALF DIME was made ...
liberty dollar, no date, different lady?9/14/2007
  Q: I have a liberty dollar that has no date. The lady on the front looks alittle like she has wings on ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. Its value is ...
unc pennies9/13/2007
  Q: I have several thousand unc pennies in the 60s & 70s. Any value. Most of these pennies are in books ...
  A: Are they in coin folders or books? If so selling them as partial sets with the folder is probably ...
World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 half dollar9/12/2007
  Q: I have three coins re: above description. One is quit clean, the other 2 are a little dark but very ...
  A: This may be the most common Commemorative coin issued. They made it for two years, 1892 and 1893. ...
One sided penny9/12/2007
  Q: I have a 1968 D that is blank on the reverse. Coin is in good condition and the back is completely ...
  A: I do know nothing is impossible. So you could have an error but is would not sell for too much if it ...
Coin Set9/12/2007
  Q: I have a coin set made in 1997. It comes in a cherry wood case and is # 515. it consist of a ...
  A: Are these the one ounce proof bullion coins? Other groups have distributed three coin sets like ...
sliver dolars9/11/2007
  Q: how much is these silver dollars worth dates. 1878 , 18779 ,1886 , 1883 1897
  A: I could use more information to answer this question properly. For a start they are worth in ...
2 headed quarter9/9/2007
  Q: i received a 2 headed quarter with the date 1966 on both sides. is it worth any value besides 25 ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past. They are not ...
1964 Aluminum Quarter9/8/2007
  Q: I have an quarter that appears to be aluminum or a lighter metal as well. Vending machines will not ...
  A: What date is your quarter? Prior to 1965 the Washington Quarter was an alloy of 90% Silver and ...
misprint dollar9/7/2007
  Q: i have a 2006 one dollar bill that is missing the mint seal and the 4 numbers in each corner. i ...
  A: It sounds like the note is missing the third printing or overprint. On current U.S. paper money this ...
2006 nickel9/7/2007
  Q: this coin is stamped on the front but smooth on the back of it..is it of any value ?
  A: Your coin has likely been altered. check the weight to be 5 grams and check rims for the same ...
please help9/7/2007
  Q: I have a 1976 dime, that appears to have been pressed way too much. It has all qualities of a ...
  A: The coin from your description does not seem extraordinary. It just sounds like it is well struck. ...
No e on dime9/7/2007
  Q: I have a 1993 dime. On the reverse where it says one dime the e is completly missing as well as half ...
  A: Paper notes are not my specialty. I think they use the letters to define a run (of up to ...
1909 VDB Penny - No mint mark - Phil9/7/2007
  Q: I have a 1909 vdb, no mint mark, penny which I believe to be in good shape... other than being ...
  A: Does your coin have the initials V.D.B. on the back below the wreath? In each series of coin type ...
possible error in kennedy half dollar9/7/2007
  Q: I was wondering if you could tell me what this is. I have a 1996 Kennedy half dollar, that when ...
  A: This sounds like an altered coin. There are not any sales records I found of a rotated die 1996 ...
coins9/5/2007
  Q: My mother-in-law has collected coins and stamps for years. Recently we moved her into an assisted ...
  A: If you do not want to do the work yourself there are many coin dealers and appraisers available to ...
1963 aluminum quarter??9/3/2007
  Q: i seen that you have had a question already about this but i to have came upon a 1963 quarter that ...
  A: There were no aluminum Quarters made purposely by the US Mint. In 1963 the Washington Quarter was ...
3 SETS OF 100 $2 BILLS9/3/2007
  Q: I HAVE 3 SETS OF CRISP UNCIRCULATED 1976 $2 BILLS. THEY ARE IN SEQUENTIAL ORDER AND I HAVE THE ...
  A: I am not sure of what you mean by "3 SETS OF 100" $2 dollar bills but here is information on the ...
mis print vermont coin8/30/2007
  Q: tail side of vermont quarter is slightly off and half way around the edge is very smooth. what is ...
  A: This coin sounds like it is an off center strike error. This is only a slight off center condition ...
coins8/29/2007
  Q: I was wondering if you knew the worth of, one of many old coins I possess it is a penny indian head ...
  A: It sounds like you have an Indian Head Cent. If the date and the devices on the coin are worn the ...
found a quarter8/28/2007
  Q: This quarter has a 1992 on one side with and a 1997( i think- my daughter has the coin) on the ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen ...
1855 Calif gold periods 1 & 28/28/2007
  Q: What is the gold content, quality of the gold in these two periods? Thank you for your time ...
  A: If you are asking about a USA One Dollar Gold piece the gold content on these is .04837 of an ounce ...
1973 Lincoln Penny 5000 Coin bag8/27/2007
  Q: I was given a sealed, never opened 5000 coin US Mint bag of 1973 Lincoln Pennies. Does it have any ...
  A: There may or may not be anything too collectable in the bag making it worth face value or a bit more ...
lincoln / kennedy penny8/26/2007
  Q: i have a 1972 penny with a small profile of Kennedys head facing Lincoln. with Kennedy engraved ...
  A: These cents are novelty souvenirs. For the 1974 Lincoln-Kennedy cents were made many years after ...
coins8/26/2007
  Q: my name is Linda Aponte and i have i lot of old coins that i will like to find out if it worth ...
  A: Nobody throws away money. It seems to continue to change hands and be stored away. Although you ...
Dollar 18008/26/2007
  Q: First I'm not an expert. I like silver dollars. I've just got silver dollar from 1800 (draped bust/ ...
  A: Coin facts has great images to compare your coin with for identification. None of the 1800 dollars ...
1887 dime8/25/2007
  Q: what is the the design of intrtwined h's in the field on the obverse of an 1887 liberty seated dime ...
  A: What you describe may well be a fantasy piece or a Love Token, without seeing it I cant be sure. ...
rare coins8/23/2007
  Q: my mom was wondering about a george washington gold dollar that she thought was a misprint. it does ...
  A: This is not a misprint. The normal Motto's, Date and Mint Marks were moved to the edge of the coin ...
1977 Kennedy Half8/20/2007
  Q: The location is where it should read "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" AND "HALF DOLLAR". Have you heard of ...
  A: Does the coin look damaged on the opposite side? Or is the copper seen more over a larger area? Look ...
Gold Coin8/20/2007
  Q: I have a 1/4 oz. fine gold 10 dollars gold coin dated 1997. Would you have any idea of the value? ...
  A: You have a 1997 bullion gold coin. "Modern Gold Eagle" It is a bullion coin; in 1986 the US started ...
1931 penny with "18" on it8/15/2007
  Q: I’ve researched 1931 pennies and have found a lot of info on S & D, I know they have some value. I ...
  A: The lack of a mint mark letter on the USA One Cent coin designates it is from the Philadelphia mint. ...
1963 C. Douglas Dillon $1 misprint8/14/2007
  Q: Papajack, Question for ya. My Father recently passed and I found a miscolored 1963 one dollar bill ...
  A: I doubt this is a misprinted note. The control the mint uses for inks is incredible. There was no ...
1989 Misprint Nickel8/13/2007
  Q: I have a 1989 (I believe it is 1989, all that is printed is the "89") standard nickel. The portions ...
  A: If the coin is round and has a raised rim on the edge there are a couple of things that it could be. ...
1914 D St. Gaulden Twenty Dollar Gold Coin8/12/2007
  Q: I have a 1914 D St. Gaulden Twenty Dollar Gold Coin. I was just wondering what the value of the coin ...
  A: In each series of coin type like you’re "St-Gaudens" there are some quick reference points of wear ...
The 1986 (D) Lincoln Cent8/11/2007
  Q: I was going in my box just for fun when i saw that i hade more copper cent's, And saw some coin's ...
  A: I found no record in my catalogs for a '1986 D doubled die cent'. Or a die error for the 1957 cent. ...
misprinted quarter8/10/2007
  Q: I have a Virginia quarter made in 2000 that looks copper on the face side and normal on the other. ...
  A: If the coin seems to be acceptable weight, it should be 5.67 grams, and the thickness does not seem ...
penny that's blank on two side's8/9/2007
  Q: I was looking in my old Penny box when i saw that i have a penny that's blank on two side. I have no ...
  A: If the blank is 2.50 grams or 3.11 grams and 19 mm in diameter it is likely a one cent blank. Check ...
selling coins8/8/2007
  Q: I have been collecting mint coins and many others for a number of years including some ancient roman ...
  A: As a collector you should have an idea of the current value of your coins. You should also know ...
Buffal Nickel - no visible date(rubbed smooth)8/8/2007
  Q: I have a buffalo Nickel that is worn smooth where the date would be. The buffalo on the back is ...
  A: These no date Nickels have very little value. The date on the raised portion of the coin is the ...
us coins8/7/2007
  Q: I have some coins that my grandmother past on to my family. Can you give me a general value ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
1960 d franklin half dollar08/6/2007
  Q: This half has doubled usoa,half dollar ,part of the Eagle wing and the wooden part of the bell. The ...
  A: RPM is an abbreviation for re punched mint mark. I found no listing for an rpm on the 1960 half. ...
"maybe a strange question" LOL8/6/2007
  Q: And thank you for answering my question in advance. I purchased from the United States mint the 2007 ...
  A: I have asked a few others about this and in their opinions it will not affect the coins or their ...
1957 Silver Certificates8/6/2007
  Q: I have 24 1957 silver certificates. They have the following series: 1957, 1957A, 1957B.Some of the ...
  A: Silver Certificates – these small size (current US size) notes are similar to today’s Federal ...
another golden penny ?8/6/2007
  Q: I've been looking online for awhile now and recently found this site. I found a 1991 penny that was ...
  A: How clear is the Obverse of the coin? Is the design very strong and detailed? I have heard of a few ...
1929 Mercury Head Dime8/6/2007
  Q: I have a dime dated 1929 with the Greek God Mercury on the front and what appears to be a hatchet or ...
  A: For an accurate value the coin must be seen. I can give you a range of values for it though. In ...
possible error penny8/5/2007
  Q: I have a penny that is about twiced as thick as it should be and probably three quarters of the ...
  A: It sounds as if someone has rolled the edges of the coin in a machine. I have seen this done in the ...
2002 US penny8/4/2007
  Q: My son found a 2002 us penny that is perfect on the face side, but does not have a back on it at ...
  A: The way cents are produced the Anvil or bottom die is stationary below the collar that holds the ...
Encased Indian Head Penny8/4/2007
  Q: I just came across this encased Indian Head Penny from the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo. ...
  A: I know a lot about coins but your piece is a specialized field. It does sound like an authentic ...
Kennedy Half-19738/3/2007
  Q: I think I included the wrong e-mail address in my previous question. I am including the correct one ...
  A: I am sending this to both emails you gave. I have heard a few ways of this look happening on clad ...
1973 Kennedy Error?8/3/2007
  Q: I recently found (in a roll of half dollars) a 1973 Kennedy half that appears to be missing the ...
  A: I am sending this to both emails you gave me. I have heard a few ways of this look happening on clad ...
1943 Silver Penny Coin8/3/2007
  Q: How can I tell if it's worth anything? It's silver in color and it stuck to a magnet. Look forward ...
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And yes there is some value ...
1939 Mercury Dime8/3/2007
  Q: I have a 1939 Mercury Dime and I wanted to know why I see some people selling them for more then ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. In 1939 the dimes were made at ...
RE: Confederate Half Dol feb 22 18628/2/2007
  Q: I read were you gave information on this item I dug one up on our property when we were tearing down ...
  A: I am not sure what your piece is from the description you gave. There are many fakes made of the ...
2006 Silver Penny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!8/2/2007
  Q: earlier today I asked about a silver penny that I found in a roll of quarters at work...... i just ...
  A: None were made at the mint this way yours must have been plated with a magnetic metal as shown by ...
Silver Penny8/1/2007
  Q: I just cracked open a roll of pennies at work and came across a Silver penny. It is Sooo shiny and ...
  A: There was no recorded error in my catalogs of an off metal strike on your cents. How clear is the ...
penny8/1/2007
  Q: i have a 1949 penny how much do you think it's worth and were can i sell it
  A: Lincoln Wheat back Cents 1909 to 1958: For grading the Cent Lincolns bow tie and ear wear first. ...
1899 V cent coin good condition7/31/2007
  Q: My father found a 1899 5 cent coin while doing the lawn yesterday. It is in good condition. I was ...
  A: This is a common date nickel. This Barber Liberty Head Nickel can be roughly graded by the headband. ...
OLD CURRENCY VALUES7/31/2007
  Q: I have some old currency of all denominations $100 and under from about WWII on. How do I find out ...
  A: I can't help you with potential buyers. I can direct you to dealers in your area. They would not ...
lincoln memorial penny7/31/2007
  Q: I have a penny my granfather gave me and ive never seen anything quite like it. Thought maybe you ...
  A: This is not considered a mint error although it could have happened there if another cent was stuck ...
1743 georgius II silver coin7/30/2007
  Q: I've been searching for the approx. value of this coin and a picture to see if that is what I have. ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins. I do use the "Standard Catalog of World Coins" for information. ...
"copy" 1916 Half-dollar7/30/2007
  Q: I have a 1916 silver half dollar. On the back of the coin under the motto it has a stamp that says ...
  A: The 1916 Walking Liberty Half Dollar can be an expensive coin. Many collectors do not have one in ...
Filipinas coins7/29/2007
  Q: I have a 1918 one centavo filipino coin and i was wondering how much is it worth?
  A: This issue was indeed made at the U.S Mint. It is a common issue and sells for about fifty cents a ...
aluminum7/29/2007
  Q: I have acquired what appears to be a aluminum quarter from 1964 do you know if it is a rare coin
  A: Why do you think it is aluminum? The normal 90% silver quarter is not rare. One made on another ...
2003 illinois quarter7/29/2007
  Q: i received a quarter which clearly one could tell was different from other Illinois quarters. ...
  A: Without seeing this it’s hard to say. The blank could be undersize in thickness and it would cause ...
1974 Double Headed Quarter7/27/2007
  Q: A friend of the family had asked me to find out some information about a quarter he had recieved in ...
  A: These are not real and it is not an error coin. I have experience with them and have seen them in ...
One Dollar Siver Certificates7/27/2007
  Q: Can you tell me the dates $1 Silver Certificates were issued? I have one and the dates appears to ...
  A: The small size (the Size of todays modern notes) Silver Certificates have been issued since 1928. ...
1809 bust half dollar7/26/2007
  Q: I have just purchased a very nice coin from an auction. After looking at it out of its flip case I ...
  A: I have not handled enough of the 1809 Fifty Cent coins to say they have a warping problem. Weak ...
1919 Lincoln Penny7/25/2007
  Q: I recently received a 1919 Lincoln Penny, that has the Lincoln face on the front but nothing on the ...
  A: I do know nothing is impossible. So you could have a real error here. The Anvil or bottom die is ...
Determining Estate Value Safely7/25/2007
  Q: I have an extensive collection (not cataloged) from an estate. What is the safest way to get the ...
  A: Sorry for its length but this is an involved question. It would help to let me know what series and ...
side lettering on gold dollar coin7/24/2007
  Q: I have two gold dollar coins in which the side lettering is upside down(in respect to the face of ...
  A: The US mint has no definite direction of what side is the right direction for printing the ...
kennedy half dollar7/24/2007
  Q: I have a Kennedy half dollar that has the reverse image (eagle) on both sides. Both sides are the ...
  A: These are not real and it is not an error coin. I have experience with them and have seen them in ...
Value of coins found in safety deposit box7/24/2007
  Q: Could you tell me the value of the following coins? 1924 Liberty Peace Silver Dollar. 1936 Buffalo ...
  A: These are all common coins most collectors already have the in their collection. Here is a range of ...
1955 penny error7/24/2007
  Q: I have a 1955 penny that has a chunk of copper in the 3rd number of the date. No other part of the ...
  A: I have not seen exactly what you describe on the date. I have seen excess material matted down on ...
Not Sure What Coin This Is...7/24/2007
  Q: I found a coin in my penny jar and I'm not sure what it is. On the front it says * United States ...
  A: I thought it may be a bridge token but here I found someone else with 2 pieces he believes to be ...
silver dollars; 1800 to 19067/23/2007
  Q: I have acquired 27 coins while working abroad. they are in very good condition for the most part ...
  A: Are all these U.S. Silver dollars? There are too many variables to list here for you but borrow or ...
US Goverment war payment certificuts7/23/2007
  Q: I have some US government payment war certificates they have numbers on the face left hand side 66, ...
  A: This sounds like Military Script. I am not an authority on script but I see it all the time at the ...
Taisho Emperor coin7/22/2007
  Q: During WWII I acquired a Japanese coin commemorating the ascension of Hirihito's father to the ...
  A: I think this is a great collectable! Your medallion may be rare. It is an example of the time that ...
1866 penny7/22/2007
  Q: i have an 1866 Indian penny with the name J.T Murphy stamped on the front. On the back it is totally ...
  A: This is a token not a coin. What you describe may well be a fantasy piece or a Love Token, ...
Imperfect Strike on Kennedy Half Dollar??7/22/2007
  Q: I have a bicentennial Kennedy half dollar, mint mark D. On the reverse the letters "DE" are missing ...
  A: Is there a ghost of the missing item or any scratches where it should be? Is the rest of the coin ...
blake and co. assayers7/22/2007
  Q: i have in my possion coins that on one side says blake & co. assayers with a 20 in the middle and on ...
  A: What date is the piece? Blake and Co. were assayers in 1854 in California. It is also the year the ...
1990 no mint mark penny uncirculated mint cet7/22/2007
  Q: I have inherited some coins, and my grandfather had a newspaper article attached to a couple of 1990 ...
  A: Proof sets and Mint Sets look different and are packaged differently. The proof 1990 no S ranges ...
2005 Nickel7/20/2007
  Q: I have a 2005 nickel the 5 in the date visible under magnification. Have you seen this before?
  A: I am not sure of the question. Is there a ghost of the missing number or any scratches where it ...
gold plated7/19/2007
  Q: i have a gold plated 1999 Connecticut quarter it is 24k.I would like to know the value.
  A: These gold plated coins have no added value. Since this is a modified coin, the value is ...
DIME ..7/19/2007
  Q: I have a dime from 1898 .. How much do you think it's worth?
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
i have questions7/19/2007
  Q: do pennies from the 1940s have value
  A: Yes US one cent coins from the 1940’s can be collectable. But trade at low prices. Only never ...
TX penny marking7/17/2007
  Q: I have a 1976 penny that the state of Texas etched into it to the right of Lincoln, just above the ...
  A: These are real cents that have been altered. I have never seen a complete set and do not know what ...
1990 d US Washington Quarter7/17/2007
  Q: The reverse is upside down. I have checked a bunch of 1990 d quarters and this is the only one with ...
  A: An error like a rotated die, of more than 45 degrees, on a coin is a good find and would be ...
Coins with missing chunks7/16/2007
  Q: I have several coins that have chunks missing from when there were struck. Is there a market for ...
  A: I must say I am not an error coin collector. Error collecting is a branch outside of coins ...
1987 nickel ?delaminated?7/16/2007
  Q: I have a 1987 P Nickel that is in really good shape on the front, but is coompletely missing the ...
  A: This sounds more like the image was removed since the whole side is blank. A delaminated coin is ...
Morgan Dollars7/16/2007
  Q: I have several Morgan Dollars in MS-63 condition. What is the best way to preserve my collection? I ...
  A: Whatever you use make sure it is archival quality. Depending on budget there are many ways to store ...
about coins7/15/2007
  Q: WOULD YOU TELL ME WHAT VAULE DOES A 1931d penny worth and a 1909 dime thanks
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
two headed qaurter7/14/2007
  Q: my dad found a 2 headed qaurter printed on one side is the date 2000 on the other 2002 it is the ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past days. They are ...
wheat back pennies7/14/2007
  Q: I haVE A 1941 PLAIN, AND A1951P AND A1954P WHEATBACK IN GOOD SHAPE COULD YOU TELL ME IF THEY HAVE ...
  A: If only lightly circulated they sell from a quarter up fifty cents each. Most sell for less than ...
Misstamped Penny7/13/2007
  Q: I am in possession of a wheat penny stamped with only 3 numbers 195 (d). Do you have any ...
  A: Missing letters are usually caused by a filled die error. Grease and debris commonly get caught in ...
Old Coins7/12/2007
  Q: Yes, I have One Buffalo nickle,one lady dime 1945,4 wheat pennies 1929,42,50,57 then i have a set of ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
Double Struck 1983 Penny7/12/2007
  Q: I have a 1983 Lincoln penny that on the reverse side has 2 Lincoln Memorials struck on it. One seems ...
  A: This is not a mint error and has no added value associated with it (although it may have happened at ...
1816 LIBERTY7/12/2007
  Q: COIN IS IN GOOD CONDITION BUT SAY'S ON REVERSE SIDE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1OZ FINE SILVER-ONE ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. All US coins must have the denomination on them, either written or in ...
1849 and 1852 pennies7/11/2007
  Q: Noticed you previously (maybe a year ago) answered questions about these pennies speciafically thge ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
Prices of Coins7/11/2007
  Q: I was wondering since there are no good coin dealers in the Central PA area, if you could tell me ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
2 cent coin from the year 19007/11/2007
  Q: I have a 2 cent piece from the year 1900, I have been searching the Internet for a week and cannot ...
  A: Sorry I cannot help you with this question. Token collecting is not my specialty. The USA did not ...
old penny7/10/2007
  Q: I have found a 1918 wheat penny in good shape. Is this worth anything?
  A: No one can give you an exact value without seeing a coin but I can give you a range of values for a ...
1955 wheat penny7/10/2007
  Q: I have a wheat penny from 1955. It is in very fine or extremely fine condition,was minted in ...
  A: US Lincoln Cents are collectable. Most of these modern cents sell for less than a dollar in ...
1922 American Silver Dollar7/10/2007
  Q: Interested to know why they used a v in In God We Trvst instead of a u in all other spellings of the ...
  A: The 1922 coin is a PEACE DOLLAR. Named for the eagle reverse resting on a rock with the word PEACE ...
UNKNOWN STATE QUARTER ERROR7/9/2007
  Q: I am new to the world of error coins and was hoping you could help me with identifying this ...
  A: I must say I am not an error coin collector. Error collecting is a branch outside of coins ...
John Adams Presidential Error7/9/2007
  Q: I purchased a box of 1000 John Adams Presidential Dollar coins. I have gone through about 25 rolls ...
  A: Without actually examining the coins I cannot say for sure. But the way they are produced leads me ...
5 dollar bill missing markings7/9/2007
  Q: I have a 1995 5 Dollar Bill with only a zero printed as the serial number and the right side seal ...
  A: I do not personally know any dealers there but as requested I can give you a general list for St. ...
Standing Liberty Quarter7/8/2007
  Q: I recently found a Standing Liberty Quarter. It is badly worn in that no detail is seen on body of ...
  A: Even without the date this is worth about 9 times its face value due to the silver content. The ...
dimes7/8/2007
  Q: i have 2 dimes, in fair condition. 1934 & 1941 mercury dimes. Any value to them? Thanks, Debra
  A: As in your previous question neither of these dates is rare. The coins are not old enough yet to be ...
1944 - 1946 quarters7/8/2007
  Q: i have 2 quarters, in fair condition. 194 & 1946. Any value to these? Thanks, Debra
  A: Neither of these dates is rare. They are 90% silver and sell at about 9 times their face value. They ...
unknown coin7/8/2007
  Q: I found a coin/medal in a parking lot. I can not find one like it on the internet. It is about the ...
  A: What color is it? Does it have any oyher markings? All coins have to have a denomination on them ...
fractional california coins7/8/2007
  Q: I have an uncirculated 1861 1/4 dollar California gold coin which was given to me. I cannot find ...
  A: I can give you information on the piece but not really tell you if it is authentic. There are a lot ...
1955 sliver penny with copper banding6/28/2007
  Q: its 1955 and looks as if the copper banding is not on straight. i don't belive the its all silver ...
  A: Sounds strange from the description you have given. U.S.A. one cent coins were solid bronze in 1955 ...
U S Oriental Trade Dollar6/28/2007
  Q: I have a Trade Dollar that my Grandfather brought back from China after the Boxer Rebellion and the ...
  A: Your library should have material on them. The United States Trade Dollar by John M. Willem is one ...
2002 Indiana State Quarter6/27/2007
  Q: My question is about a 2002-D Indiana State Quarter. It is one of the defect quarters I've seen on ...
  A: I am not sure of the error you may have. If this error is the silver layer had delaminated from the ...
Two questions6/27/2007
  Q: 1. I need a description of the defect on a 1964 D Roosevelt dime double die. While the red book ...
  A: It seems I can only help with the first part of your question. I have not heard of a piece you ...
Mis-sized Penny6/27/2007
  Q: I have a 1984 penny that is about the size of a dime. It is has a gray look to it in spots. I ...
  A: Because it’s the size of a dime it is puzzling. Dimes weigh 2.27 grams and measure 17.9 mm with a ...
1855 1/2 California Gold Coin6/27/2007
  Q: Years ago,a friend of mine gave my son a coin that had been found underneath the floorboards of an ...
  A: I can give you information on the piece but not really tell you if it is authentic. There are a lot ...
1955 D penny6/26/2007
  Q: my question is about a 1955D penny. i know if the dates doubled it has value. what can you tell me ...
  A: This is sometimes referred to as the POOR-MANS 1955 cent. This is a defect common to the die wearing ...
American 1 dollar coin6/26/2007
  Q: I have a 1922 american one dollar coin. It has an american eagle on the front and the head of the ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With a grade of ...
Mis-stamped Nickel6/25/2007
  Q: Papajack, I recently got a nickel back in my change that seems to have had a problem in the ...
  A: The process at the mint is "Upset Milling" it rolls the coin blank with rough edges to the diameter ...
1904 Bronze Indian Head Penny6/25/2007
  Q: I recently posted a question about a 1902 Indian Head penny that went like this. "I have a 1902 ...
  A: The 1904 only had about 61.3 million cents made but still trades at the same level to collectors and ...
1941 dime6/24/2007
  Q: I have a 1941 liberty head dime facing left.On the back is wheat it says ONE DIME UNITED STATES OF ...
  A: Since 1982 the cent coin is made of all zinc with a plating of copper. Your coin might be missing ...
how much its worth6/24/2007
  Q: i have two 1900 silver dollar coin and one 1898 silver dollar coin can you tell me how much it ...
  A: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but ...
Franklin dollars6/23/2007
  Q: I have some Franklin dollars dated "1972", "1978", and "1776-1976". Can you tell me the silver ...
  A: These are EISENHOWER dollars. They are only collected at present in Brilliant Uncirculated ...
Quarter with no reeds6/22/2007
  Q: I have a 1983 quarter with no ridges or reeds on the side. It also does not have a D or P printed ...
  A: If the coin diameter is on the small side it does not get the reeding of a normal coin. Also it ...
100 19346/21/2007
  Q: I have 1934 100 dollar bill it is in good condition just wondering if it would be worth more than ...
  A: If it is the 1934 Federal Reserve Note signed by Julian and Morganthau, you may get $120 for it from ...
penny with no mint mark6/20/2007
  Q: I don't know the first thing about coin collecting but a friend of mine found one of my pennys that ...
  A: There is nothing special about this cent. Lincoln cents were minted from 1909 to present at the ...
One Dollar coin gold6/20/2007
  Q: I would like to know how much is a one dollar coin gold is valued right now. This coin I have it is ...
  A: I am not Brad, and there are no emails exchanged at this site. AllExperts sends the answers to your ...
1848 misprint?6/20/2007
  Q: I have an 1848 one cent penny, but it says one cunt instead of one cent on the back. Other than that ...
  A: There were no misprints of this type. I do not know how the E in CENT was changed but it was not ...
1837 $10.00 government of texas currency6/19/2007
  Q: how much do these normally go for?
  A: I need a bit more information on this item. Many of the original items are reproduced for historical ...
US Coins6/18/2007
  Q: I inherited a collection of Silver Dollars from 1889 to 1927. How do I find the value of these ...
  A: To get approximate values: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. ...
1902 Bronze Indian Head Penny6/18/2007
  Q: I have a 1902 bronze indian head penny and I can't find anything about it. Do I have a real coin or ...
  A: I do not think it is a fake. The 1902 Indian Head Cent is only valued from $1 to $10 dollars in ...
one cent penny6/18/2007
  Q: I have come acrossed a 1976D one cent penny that has a liberty bell stamped on the left on the ...
  A: This is a modified cent. Since this is a modified coin, the value is questionable. It will still be ...
Coin Collection6/17/2007
  Q: I recently inherited a coin collection from my mother. I want to catalog the collection and would ...
  A: This is an involved question. By having you get a bit of information on the coins you have you ...
1978 Lincoln Head Penny with blank back6/16/2007
  Q: I read the answer to the same question on another site where the expert said not to discard the coid ...
  A: I am not an expert on error coins, but here is what I can tell you. Error collecting is a branch ...
500 dollar bill, confederate6/15/2007
  Q: this bill is in excellent condition, the backside is blank., on the front it ...
  A: This $500 Confederate note you have is not. real if it has one of the following serial numbers: ...
1990 no mint mark penny6/15/2007
  Q: I was wondering if all the 1990 no mintmark pennies are worth something? Or should I be looking for ...
  A: There is nothing special about this cent. Lincoln cents were minted from 1909 to present at the ...
i have a quick question about a penny6/14/2007
  Q: as if it was skiped from being printed on. i was wondering if it was worth anything or not. thank ...
  A: I am not an expert on error coins, but here is what I have experienced. Blank coins for all ...
Coins & jewlrey found with metal detector6/12/2007
  Q: I was wondering if you know what to use to clean coins and jewlrey found that have been buried deep ...
  A: Great question. I cannot answer for the jewelry you find it would depend on the Metal content and or ...
how much????6/10/2007
  Q: I have a pennys from 1919,1923,1945 there is any special price for those coins????? maybe I'm rich ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
1885 Liberty Head Nickel6/10/2007
  Q: Hey, I have a very near mint condition 1885 liberty head 5 cent piece, and I was wondering what it ...
  A: 1885 Liberty Head (Barber) Nickel: This coin has to be seen by an expert to be properly evaluated. ...
1884 and 1899 Morgan Silver Dollars6/9/2007
  Q: I have an 1884 Morgan which has been heavily worn, but haven't had a chance to really look at it to ...
  A: The dollars are 90% silver. This makes the value of an extremely worn coin still worth 8 or 9 times ...
1976 state pennies6/8/2007
  Q: I have the complete set of 50 novelty state pennies. All 1976's with penny board and letter from ...
  A: I do come across the sets occasionally at coin shows. I know of no one currently selling or ...
20 Dollar Gold Certificate6/8/2007
  Q: I was wondering what a 20 Dollar Gold certificate would be valued at in good shape. Thanks papajack.
  A: The condition and rarity for the condition are the big factors.I must start by letting you know U.S. ...
Trade Dollars6/8/2007
  Q: I recently acquired some key trade dollars. in AU And MS conditions. They are 1873-s, (2) 1874-cc, ...
  A: I myself have had no dealing with the businesses listed. The search returned the following ANA ...
used 1904 50 centavoz filipinas6/7/2007
  Q: I would like some information on this coin, any type. thanks Michelle
  A: It is a Philippine Half Dollar coin. It may seem odd that a coin from an Asian country would bear a ...
1776-1976 mint proof set of three silver coins6/6/2007
  Q: I have the 3peice set of 1776-1976 quarter, 1/2 dollar, and Kennedy silver dollar. they are all in ...
  A: Currently these sell about $9 to $15 for the mint set and for the Proof set $9 to $16 dollars. (It ...
1960 US quarter6/5/2007
  Q: I have a 1960 washington quarter that is missing the copper edge and is a lot lighter than any other ...
  A: These quarters made before 1965 are a 90% silver and 10% copper alloy. The metals are melted ...
Trade Dollar Value6/5/2007
  Q: I just bought a trade dollar on ebay for $100 dollars. I jumped on it because it seemed like a ...
  A: It sounds like a good deal to me as long as it was not cleaned or tampered with. It would have been ...
2006 double stamped front and back penny6/4/2007
  Q: I have found a 2006 penny that is double stamped on the back with the memorial and has the same ...
  A: Some one has to see the coin to determinem if it is genuine or fake. It should weigh 2.5 grams as ...
$10 Bill Misprint6/3/2007
  Q: I have a $10.00 bill, I believe has a misprint of black ink on it so that it looks like Hamilton is ...
  A: I have not heard of this error but paper money errors are often one of a kind. Without seeing the ...
1972 MISPRINT DIME6/2/2007
  Q: I HAVE A 1972 DIME ON THE REVERSE IT SAYS ONE D INSTEAD OF ONE DIME IS THIS WORTH ANY THING?
  A: Missing letters or digits are usually caused by a filled die error. Grease and debris commonly get ...
Quarter value?6/1/2007
  Q: I have a quarter dated 1776-1976. I was wondering if it was valuable or anything? Have a good day ...
  A: The quarters were made in the multi-millions in 1975 and 1976, they are only collected in Mint State ...
i have lots of coins wondering how much there worth?5/31/2007
  Q: i have a 1928,1929,1930,and so on till 1990s coins from portugal from my great grand pa and it says ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins. From what I see at the coin shows the coins from Portugal sell ...
unusual penny and examination5/31/2007
  Q: Was interested in your response to a question about a 1983 "silver penny". I came across a 2006 D ...
  A: Here are some ANA Members near you as requested. All About Coins Inc 1123 E 2100 S Salt Lake City ...
2000 wide AM5/31/2007
  Q: I have a 2000 S with a wide AM still in the proof package. Is this coin worth having graded?
  A: I would not get it graded. It is the normal proof coin. To my knowledge all the modern proof Lincoln ...
errors5/31/2007
  Q: I have a speared bison that runs from the F to the left hoof. It is a full spear graded ms65 by pcgs ...
  A: The error found was indeed a die gouge error. Having been made by human error and in the die itself ...
Quarter5/30/2007
  Q: My quarter has two faces on it.. Like heads on both sides. One side is dated 1966 and the other ...
  A: These are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with them and have seen them in ...
1983 penny5/29/2007
  Q: I have a 1983 penny in which the number 8 is smaller than the other numbers. Is it something ...
  A: I do not think your coin is something special. There are many variables in the minting process but ...
Face value of coin5/29/2007
  Q: I have 4 One Dollar coins minted in 2000. I think they took the place of the Susan B. Anthony ...
  A: Sounds like the Sacagawea Dollar. They are a brassy gold color with a smooth edge and the same size ...
1975 quarter5/28/2007
  Q: i heard they made 10 quarters in 1975 , stamped 1975 not 1776-1976 and each one is worth about ...
  A: This is most likely just a rumor! I have never seen or heard of a Quarter Half Dollar or Dollar ...
1887 Dime5/28/2007
  Q: I have an 1887 dime. It is pretty worn except for the year is clearly visible as is 'one dime' on ...
  A: In 1887 the USA issued Seated Liberty Dimes. Most were made at the Philadelphia Mint but over 4.4 ...
1943 copper penies5/28/2007
  Q: how much does 1943 copper penies cost??
  A: There were no US copper cents made on purpose in 1943. The true copper 1943 cents made (there are ...
Buffalo Nickel5/26/2007
  Q: I have a Buffalo Nickel with the Indian head on front and a buffalo on back. There is no date on the ...
  A: These no date Nickels have very little value. The date on the raised portion of the coin is the ...
Indian head penny5/26/2007
  Q: I have a number of Indian head pennies from my grandfather. Two are 1863 and he has noted that they ...
  A: In 1859 the USA started the Indian Head Cent. Originally Copper Nickel composition until April of ...
1935 penny5/25/2007
  Q: I found a 1935 penny with the lincoln memorial on back. We have looked at it with a magnifying glass ...
  A: You probably do have a real wheat cent. These are always exciting to find. They were made from 1909 ...
i have.......5/24/2007
  Q: i have these french coins that have been taken out of circulation, what can i do with them?
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins. I do use the "Standard Catalog of World Coins" for information. ...
Coins worth anything5/23/2007
  Q: I, like most people, think I have valuable coins. I know the chances are slim, but I thought I'd run ...
  A: None of these coins are special but the 1934 if it has an S mint mark and they all do have ...
miss print coin5/21/2007
  Q: I have a 2006 us mint 50 state silver proof set with a miss stamped colorado quarter sealed in the ...
  A: There is no steadfast price list for error coins, the value is decided by the buyer and/or the ...
1854 $20 Coin5/19/2007
  Q: I have a $20 coin dated 1854 with the name Kellogg Company printed on the crown; there is a dot or ...
  A: If you want I am happy to direct you to a trustworthy coin person in your area. If you write back ...
wide AM5/17/2007
  Q: got "strike it rich'says 92 close is the good 1.97-2000 A M with aspace is the best.says all 94s and ...
  A: Welcome to the hobby ! If you are referring to the letters A and M in the word AMERICA on the ...
Presidential Dollar5/17/2007
  Q: The new presidential "golden" dollar apparently has no gold at all in it, getting its color from ...
  A: The coins are more collectable for "sentimental reasons" as you put it. They are being released into ...
unusual 1990 penny5/16/2007
  Q: This 1990 (no mint) penny is just slightly smaller than a nickel, but not as thick. All the features ...
  A: It is impossible to tell without seeing the coin but this sounds like it has been squeezed unevenly. ...
state quarters5/15/2007
  Q: I have been collecting sets of the state quarters for a year or so now, and I have every denver mint ...
  A: I used to use this site to connect traders to each other with some success. You cannot do it for ...
coin appraisal5/15/2007
  Q: I am in the process of appraising my grandmother-in-law collection. Can you give me an ethical and ...
  A: I am not sure how far these coin men are from you, but here is a listing of Numismatic association ...
1983 steel penny5/14/2007
  Q: I have a silver penny that I assume is steel that is dated 1983. I want to find out all I can about ...
  A: Does this cent stick to a magnet? Most of these Silver cents dated after 1982 are actually damaged ...
1983 steel penny5/14/2007
  Q: I also have a penny with the year 1983 on it. I want to find all the info I can on this. Thanks a ...
  A: Does this cent stick to a magnet? Most of these Silver cents dated after 1982 are actually damaged ...
2004 P Keelboat error5/14/2007
  Q: I've found a Westward Series nickel with an error. It had a coin or blank covering part of the ...
  A: Hard to say without seeing the coin myself. On a multiple struck error - the coin has an additional ...
coin grading services5/14/2007
  Q: I have been reading about various coin grading companies and I am wondering about a service which ...
  A: This is questionable! I have not seen the set sell at the price you mention. Was it at auction? ...
miss stamped5/14/2007
  Q: I founf a denver mint 2000 dime that is miss struck-about 1/8 in off to the right as you look at the ...
  A: Are both sides of the coin off-center in the same direction? This Off-Center strike type is valued ...
slick coin5/14/2007
  Q: my dad found what looks like a gold dollar coin, same size and color, but it's slick. No head or ...
  A: The new dollar coin is the same metal since 2000, so a coin blank could come from any of these ...
wheat pennies5/10/2007
  Q: I have a modest collection of american coins, mostly gathered in change from my youth in the 60's. ...
  A: You may be familiar with this book, I do suggest you borrow or get a copy of "A Guide Book of ...
1925 Peace Dollar5/8/2007
  Q: My daughter has a 1925 peace dollar she found. She just wanted to know how much it could be worth ...
  A: The coin is named for the eagle reverse resting on a rock with the word PEACE below. Most of our ...
double stamped Eisenhower on front...white house on back5/7/2007
  Q: Just curious what exactly I have. It is double stamped with Eisenhower on the front and has the ...
  A: I am not sure what you may have, You did not say what denomination it is. Eisenhower was on the ...
2002 Error Coin5/7/2007
  Q:
  A: In the minting process, the blanks that coins are minted from are cut from long strips of metal made ...
V nickle5/6/2007
  Q: I have V nickel i would like to know how much it is worth
  A: These Barber, Liberty Head nickels were made from 1883 to 1912. They have a large range of values ...
new gold dollar5/6/2007
  Q: i just got five new GEORGE WASHINGTON dollars and three of the five have upsidedown writing on the ...
  A: The US mint has no definite direction of what side is the right direction for printing the ...
misprinted $1 gold coins5/5/2007
  Q: I'm looking for some information on the 2007 dollar coins that are missing " in god we trust" where ...
  A: The New 2007 dollars have the inscriptions moved t the edge. This is not the first time the motto ...
1975 quarter5/4/2007
  Q: Was there a 1975 quarter minted? That has 1975 on it?
  A: No! All the 1776-1976 bicentennial Half Dollar, Dollar Coin and Quarter Dollars were produced in ...
MINT ERROR QUARTER5/3/2007
  Q: I HAVE A QUARTER, 1983, THAT LOOKS LIKE IT WAS STAMPED TWICE ON EACH SIDE. ANY IDEA HOW I CAN GO ...
  A: This is an error worth looking at. If it is Mechanical doubling it has not added value but if it is ...
Dime with bumps5/1/2007
  Q: I have a dime with bumps on either side of the coin at the same location. May have been an air ...
  A: I do not think this is a mint defect. Any raised areas or bumps would have been pressed smooth at ...
quarter4/30/2007
  Q: i have a 1922 american quarter--what is the value? thanx
  A: I need a bit more information for the answer. There were no Quarter Dollar coins issued in the USA ...
Value of special notes4/27/2007
  Q: Hey Jack: I have a collection of over 100 bills from many different countries, covering all ...
  A: There is not much of a premium in post world war II notes. The demonetized notes like those of ...
1987 Quarter with no print on back4/27/2007
  Q: I have a 1987 Quarter with the head and everything printed correctly--as far as I can tell--on the ...
  A: It is very un-likely this is an error from the US Mint. It is collectable as an oddity but not to a ...
coin value4/25/2007
  Q: I have a 1881 Morgan Dollar. It is in excellent condition. It is like a gold color. Can you tell me ...
  A: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but ...
wheatie pennies4/25/2007
  Q: I have inherited a jar of what we called wheaties when I was a kid. I am starting to sort them and ...
  A: First divide them into groups sorted by Date and Mint where they were made. Never, Never clean or ...
reply4/25/2007
  Q: papajack that you for all the info on coins, i just received the red book for 2007, my question is ...
  A: Pick a coin you are interested in and I will go over the grading method as described at the front of ...
Collection of Coins4/25/2007
  Q: I have recently inherited a collection of coins from my uncle who collected a variety of coins over ...
  A: Here are some American Numismatic Assoc. members in your area, as requested. Bill Fivaz PO Box ...
parsons&C.4/23/2007
  Q: Parsons$C. Assayers Col. 1860 twenty dolls I have one of this coins
  A: I am not quite sure of what information you are requesting. Feel free to write me back if this ...
Cleaning coins4/23/2007
  Q: I know that the consensus is "don't clean coins", but I have two cloth bags of coins. Both bags ...
  A: Good idea using the detergent, but other than the distilled water cleaning and pat dry I haven’t ...
I have a pair of 1944D pennies4/23/2007
  Q: The pair of 1944D pennies have the D stamped in two different locations. One has the D under the 9 ...
  A: This is common. The Philadelphia mint made all the master and working dies for the coins. They were ...
1946 Wheat Penney4/22/2007
  Q: I have a 1946 lincoln wheat. The words "In God We Trust" appear to be struck in error. The word ...
  A: Error coins are not my specialty. And no coin can be exactly valued without being seen. There are ...
1979 US dollar4/20/2007
  Q: One side has the eagle and "One dollar" and the other side is the head of a woman and says 1979. ...
  A: Sounds like the Susan B. Anthony Dollar. If so it may only be worth face value. They are still ...
Silver Dollar4/19/2007
  Q: Hey, I found your page by luck. I have a friend who inherited 42 silver dollars most are Morgan ...
  A: Here are some dealers listed near you as requested. Remember dealer buy price and actual market ...
1773 Virginia Colony Coin4/19/2007
  Q: I have a 1773 coin listed above (Half-Penny) from what I have found on the web. This coin was given ...
  A: I don't have much information on this coin. One listing has it valued from $70 to $500 US in ...
20$ 1904 liberty head4/18/2007
  Q: I was given a $20 liberty head gold coin and need to have it appraised.I live in the NW area of Las ...
  A: This is a general listing since you only gave me just your nearest large city. Here are some ANA ...
new gold dollar4/16/2007
  Q: I wanted to know if you have found any evidence that would suggest that the upside down edge ...
  A: As for this edge lettering I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint about which is correct. ...
1859 Liberty Seated dollar4/15/2007
  Q: I have a 1859 Liberty seated dollar, which has the die orientation reversed from normal US coins, ...
  A: The Seated Liberty design was used from 1840 to 1873. There are re-strikes of the Gobrecht Dollar ...
Kennedy half-dollar4/13/2007
  Q: I have this Kennedy half dollar with the date (1776.1976) on it and I was just wondering if it was ...
  A: This is a Kennedy Bicentennial Half dollar and it is a common coin. Only the San Francisco mint mark ...
strange old quarter4/13/2007
  Q: . i hope you can give me some info on a strange quarter i have found... on one side it has an eagle ...
  A: I need a bit more information on the design you have. Are you sure there is there any date on the ...
strange penny4/11/2007
  Q: I have a 1988 D Lincoln penny. It looks like a regular penny but instead it silver in color. Is this ...
  A: Is the design very strong and detailed? Is the flat surface very shiny and smooth? there are a ...
2 dollar bills4/11/2007
  Q: I have a 1928 G series two dollar bill and was wondering if you know how much it is worth? Thank ...
  A: This should be a United States Note. It is written in the ribbon above the portrait of Jefferson. It ...
coin appraisal4/11/2007
  Q: I have inherited alot of coins and paper money and would like to have them appraised. Please any ...
  A: This can be daunting task if there are many coins of different types. And then there is the grading ...
misprint coin4/10/2007
  Q: Sir,i have a v nickel that looks like the date is 1863 but i know that is not correct is there a way ...
  A: Follow Up to Your PICTURES: Hello Larry, Thank you for sending the pictures, I did get your ...
Various coins4/9/2007
  Q: I have the following coins. Can you tell me what these coins are worth. Thank you. "a brilliant ...
  A: 1939-D Winged Liberty Head (Mercury dime) Any of these Dimes that look Uncirculated with absolutely ...
SILVER CERTIFICATE4/9/2007
  Q: I HAVE A 1935 ONE DOLLAR SILVER CERTIFICATE SERIES F. IT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. I HAVE NOT HAD ...
  A: For this One Dollar denomination, this note is not rare and rather plentiful in circulated ...
1943 PENNY4/9/2007
  Q: I HAVE A 1943 WHEAT PENNY THAT DOES STICK TO A MAGNET. DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT WOULD BE WORTH? THANK YOU ...
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And yes there is some value on ...
1983 Steel Penny4/8/2007
  Q: I am a student who is currently a cashier at Wal-Mart and I found a Steel Penny from 1983 and was ...
  A: Is your cent attracted by a magnet? If not it contains no iron or steel. Is the design very strong ...
1804 COPPER COIN4/8/2007
  Q: I have an 1804 coin it is either copper or gold.Question is! Can copper be polished to a mirror ...
  A: This is likely a souvenir piece since the originals is so rare. All U.S.A. coins have a denomination ...
1980 Silver Penny4/8/2007
  Q: I have come across a silver colored penny dated 1980, not magnetic. Any idea?
  A: I found no recorded error in my catalogs of a off metal strike on your cent. How clear is the ...
50 cent piece4/7/2007
  Q: I have a 1984 50 cent piece that is the size of a quarter and twice as thick. Do you know if it is ...
  A: I have not seen this type of defect and cannot give you a value without seeing it. Is the image ...
DOUBLE HEADED QUARTER4/5/2007
  Q: I HAVE A DOUBLE HEADED QUARTER THAT HAS THE COPPER AND NICKLE ON THE SIDE. IT HAS THE DATE ON BOTH ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked a number of times in the past days. They are ...
1917 Walking Liberty Half Dollar4/4/2007
  Q: I recieved this coin 12 years ago as payment for gas in a gas station and I cannot find a mint mark ...
  A: The first and only mint in the USA for many years was at Philadelphia. All coins were made there and ...
1917 penny4/3/2007
  Q: I have some old pennies,mostly wheat pennies, are they worth anything or just a few cents
  A: Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to Almost Uncirculated (grade-AU50) on the scale. ...
Identify coin4/3/2007
  Q: I found a coin and I have no idea where it is from or anything about it.on the front of the coin it ...
  A: What you describe sounds like a coin of Charles IV of Spain. You did not mention if it is silver or ...
Can Silver Proof coins change color?4/2/2007
  Q: I recently bought a 2000 US Silver Proof coin set and it appears one of the coins is turning brown ...
  A: Silver is more prone to tarnishing than other metals. I doubt the proof set has been replaced with ...
wondering4/2/2007
  Q: i may or may not have a dollar bill from 1914 how do i find out if it is real or not do you know?
  A: Is this a United states Note? What color are the seals? What does it say in the top most ribbon on ...
1893 commemorative4/1/2007
  Q: I have a commemorative coin that has "WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO 1893"on it. I have had ...
  A: This may be the most common Commemorative coin issued. And it is the first ever US commemorative ...
value3/31/2007
  Q: I was wondering what the value of my 5.00 - 1953 Silver certificate is. Also an 1889 Indian head ...
  A: The $5.00 note is not uncommon. Depending on things like stains and folds it's price will change ...
2001 Denver penny3/31/2007
  Q: Is there anything peculiar about a 2001 Denver penny that is magnetic and has a brilliant facade?
  A: This is unusual. No U.S. cent would be attracted to a magnet except the 1943 steel cent. I have no ...
Strange dime3/31/2007
  Q: I found a dime while sorting my "savings" and it has a copper band around it. Not the copper just ...
  A: All USA dimes have a reeded edge. If yours does not have this edge it was under the normal size or ...
not stamp3/30/2007
  Q: i have a non double sided stamped. an i am looking for the ball park value of this coin. this coin ...
  A: If you are talking about an un-stamped or blank planchet these coin blanks come in two types. The ...
Dollar coins3/29/2007
  Q: I have a Year 2000 Sacagewea dollar coin, my friend told me it could be worth a lot. I doubt it but ...
  A: There were millions of these coins made at all 3 of the U.S. Mints. There is no gold in the coins or ...
RE Coins Canadian Quarters deom 1992 to 2006 collector quarters3/29/2007
  Q: I have been collection the collector 25 cent pieces since 1992 to date and am wondering if they are ...
  A: S, I cannot answer accurately for non U.S. coins they are not my field. I do see they are ...
silver dollar bill3/28/2007
  Q: we got a $1 silver certificate from the year 1935 wit letter B in mint condition is there any value? ...
  A: The 1935B - One Dollar is only selling from $1 to $3 in top condition. Since there were so many ...
I have a ? about a coin I found???3/26/2007
  Q: maybe I'm just not looking in the right place. It is a Susan B. Anthony Dollar. But heres the thing ...
  A: These are reproductions made by a company outside the US Mint. They are nothing but a novelty item ...
1987 D Washington quarter3/24/2007
  Q: I can't seem to find out anything about it.I have checked ebay, Heritage and the PCGS ! Does anyone ...
  A: Only an error collector really seeks this type of coin out. Also if it is not a repeating error ...
U.S. Trade Dollar/Silver Dollar3/22/2007
  Q: I am working in Saudi Arabia, and a lot of the little corner shops have U.S. coins. I baught a 1876 ...
  A: Both of these coins if real are valuable. Many fakes are reported especially in this part of the ...
1922 coins3/22/2007
  Q: why are there no 1922 nickels, dimes, quarters, and half dollars?
  A: There was a rush by the US Mint to replace all the silver dollars due to the PITTMAN ACT. The mint ...
$5.00 bill C series from the 1935's3/22/2007
  Q: Could you please give me the value of my $5.00 bill. It is a C series, dated around the 1935's. ...
  A: In general these notes are not rare and rather plentiful in circulated condition. Only after the ...
coins of course :-)3/22/2007
  Q: I received many old coins from my father when he passed away recently. One that I had never seen was ...
  A: This is a commemorative half dollar, commemorating the "Monroe Doctrine Centennial" It is a pretty ...
About the value of a silver certificate & a $5 Note3/22/2007
  Q: I am curious to know the value of 2 Items I have. The first is a $1 1935 Silver Certificate with a ...
  A: These notes are not rare and common in circulated condition. Only after the grade is determined can ...
US silver dollars3/21/2007
  Q: I have 1882, 1886, and 1922 silver dollars. The 1886 is quite shiny, but the other 2 are rather ...
  A: Let me first state as a Coin Collector that coins are worth much less to coin collectors after ...
wheat pennies3/21/2007
  Q: Why do some of them not have a letter (minting stamp)? I have 1919,20,25,28,36,38,39 and 1940's (not ...
  A: Lincoln Head Cents are more collectable in the early years 1909 to 1933, and are harder to find in ...
1877 indian head pennies3/20/2007
  Q: I have these two 1877 indian head pennies they were my grand fathers i have researched these ...
  A: The 1877 US Cent is a rare coin overall with only about 852,00 made but especially rare in high ...
churchill coin3/20/2007
  Q: I would really appreciate some information regarding the Churchill five shilling coin which was ...
  A: The Churchill Crown, it is very common, collectible only as a type, and sells from $1.00 in worn ...
washington dollar smooth rim3/20/2007
  Q: I FOUND A BUNCH OF THE SMOOTH RIM DOLLARS,I SOLD SOME AND I AM KEEPING ABOUT 16 OF THEM,GOOD IDEA OR ...
  A: This depends on how much you can sell them for? They seem to be a common item and I think the ...
half dollar with date as 1 85 no nine3/19/2007
  Q: I have received a half dollar(kennedy) that shows the date as 1 then nothing then 85. the nine is ...
  A: This is not normal but it is a common mishap at the mint. No coin can be exactly valued without ...
Maroc 10 francs 1371 coin.3/19/2007
  Q: I have a Maroc 10 Francs bronze 1371 coin, could you tell me its worth and if its rare? and some ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins. I do use the "Standard Catalog of World Coins" for information. ...
worth of gold one dollar3/18/2007
  Q: I have a one dollar coin with "pluribus unum", on the back , can you tell me if it is worth anything ...
  A: I need to know the date on this coin to help you. If it is not 2000 to 2006 please write me back. If ...
1985 dime3/16/2007
  Q: my name is Kirk, I was sifting through some coins just for the fun of it and I found a dime with no ...
  A: No coin can be exactly valued without being seen. For the most common cause of missing letters on ...
1951 Silver Penny3/15/2007
  Q: Did this penny come chrome plated or is it possibly silver.
  A: I see these from time to time. It is likely just a novelty or collectors item. The US Mint did not ...
Morgan Dollar3/14/2007
  Q: I have a Morgan dollar that was given to me by my Grandfather. It is in a plastic case, to me in ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
1935 b silver certificate3/14/2007
  Q: what is the worth of this blue seal no * in or on certificate and doent say in god we trust in good ...
  A: Is this a One Dollar denomination? This note is not rare and are in fact plentiful in all grades. ...
new dollar coins3/13/2007
  Q:
  A: If you are referring to the edge lettering I have not seen any hard evidence from the mint about ...
silver cert3/13/2007
  Q: I have a 1934A five dollar silver cert.In god we trust is not on the back, and the serial # ...
  A: This note is not rare and rather plentiful in circulated condition. Only after the grade is ...
commerative coin3/12/2007
  Q: i have a commemorative coin dated on one side 1776, inscribed "these united colonies are,and of ...
  A: This is not a coin but a TOKEN or MEDAL of some kind. It is not my field of expertise. I can ...
1937 Penny with Lincoln Memorial3/11/2007
  Q: I have a penny that looks as though it could be read as 1937 with the Lincoln Memorial on the back ...
  A: This could be a fantasy coin or made from an altered cent. The Lincoln Memorial cent reverse was not ...
gold coin3/10/2007
  Q: Found a gold coin dated 1855. On the reverse is the following: San Francisco, California Fifty. It ...
  A: Without seeing the piece I could not tell you what metal it is made from. There would be a weight ...
1973 penny with jfk facing lincoln3/10/2007
  Q: I found a 1973 lincoln penny with what looks like a side view of JFK facing lincoln's head. can you ...
  A: The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an error or an official issue, but ...
peace dollar3/8/2007
  Q: I have a silver peace dollar that has no date...i also have a few morgan silver dollars that also ...
  A: What are the mottos on the pieces? By the time a date has worn to the point of not being seen it ...
new gold coin dollar3/8/2007
  Q: Where does it say , "In God we trust" on the new gold dollar coin? Urban rumor has it that it is ...
  A: This is not the first time the motto has been moved or left off US Coins. Many commemorative coins ...
coin collection3/7/2007
  Q: ------------------------------------------- The text above is a follow-up to ... My area code is ...
  A: Here are three that are right near you, Thanks , EXO Coin & Token Co PO Box 720900 Oklahoma City , ...
inherited coin collection3/6/2007
  Q: I was left with what seems like a large novice collection of coins. It fills 3 bank safety deposit ...
  A: Sorry for the delay this is an involved question. Only you can satisfy your own trust with a ...
Standing Liberty Quarter3/6/2007
  Q: I have a standing liberty quarter. The date is either never there or wore off completely. I believe ...
  A: As long as it is a type one coin it will be worth more tham the silver value of $1.75. But not too ...
buffalo nickles3/5/2007
  Q: 1 who is on the back of the buffalo nickle 1935 and it looks like an f stamp where the mint would ...
  A: The image on the front is an artists image to be any native American. I am told it is a compilation ...
2 dollar bills3/3/2007
  Q: I have 2 1976 $2 bills in consecutive order. On the backs of both of them are someones' ...
  A: These 1976 $2.00 NOTES are common. They are selling just above face value in crisp Uncirculated ...
i cant indentify 3 coins!3/1/2007
  Q: The second is the size of a 5 dollar piece and looks to be copper, wriiten at the top is king louis ...
  A: I can only help with the first one "1/4 calif gold written on back the front has 13 stars at the top ...
silver?3/1/2007
  Q: today in my change I noticed an odd looking dime. It is from 1947, and it appears to be of a ...
  A: For a 90% silver coin it is presently about 8 times its face value. These coins do have some value ...
aluminum quarters2/27/2007
  Q: I have acquired two quarters, one a 1963, the other a 1964. They were acquired several years apart. ...
  A: There were no aluminum Quarters made purposely by the US Mint. Until 1965 the US Quarter was made of ...
Wheat penny with no face strike2/26/2007
  Q: Can you offer any information on a wheat penny that has no face strike (Lincoln head). The wheat ...
  A: One cent blanks are one of the most common errors found in circulation. They normally sell for about ...
Quarters2/22/2007
  Q: Where my husband works he ends up getting a lot of quarters. I am interested in the coin ...
  A: If you are starting a coin collection from circulating coins just get a good magnifier and collect ...
1880 coin2/21/2007
  Q: what is the value of a 1880 e pluibus unum U.S. Dollar coin
  A: Look for any mint mark on the back of the coin between the D and O in DOLLAR below the eagle. The O ...
OLD COINS2/21/2007
  Q: Where would be the best online site to check to see if any of my old dimes, nickles, quarters, half, ...
  A: I would hope you do trust this forum, most at this site do not have any interest in selling or ...
2000 Massachusetts Quarter2/21/2007
  Q: I have never seen a 2000 Massachusetts quarter like this before. The State imprint(just the state) ...
  A: These coins were not made this way. Yours must have been altered after leaving the U.S> Mint. This ...
Hurricane Katrina damaged coins2/20/2007
  Q: I have a collection of coins that was submerged by Hurrican Katrina. Uncirculated sets, Proof Sets, ...
  A: I would not say they are worthless. They should be conserved the best way you know how. You should ...
beginner coin collector2/16/2007
  Q: I know nothing about coin collecting. I have some old proof sets and have also inherited some old ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
Trade Dollars2/15/2007
  Q: I don't know much about coins but have 2 US Trade Dollars, an 1862 and a 1878. Where in NC might I ...
  A: No Problem, happy to help but there are a lot of dealers in your state. I need a bit more ...
Price on Roman Empire coin2/11/2007
  Q: What is the price on CALIGULA (Galus) AE AS Rome mint 37-41 AD Vesta seated . Very Good condition
  A: I think you may have left some information out on your question I could not marrow down your exact ...
1990 penny2/10/2007
  Q: What is the difference or is there one between a 1990 penny and a 1990 proof penny with no S mint ...
  A: Proof cents are specially made, they have a cameo image and a thicker copper plating than the ...
Morgan dollars2/9/2007
  Q: I have 8 dollar pieces but on stands out to me the most, its an 1884 silver dollar in really good ...
  A: I had to check some numbers on your coin! I am surprised at the value of the 1884-S dollar in the ...
like an old penny2/8/2007
  Q: my father has an 1847 liberty head penny it is only slightly worn we can still clearly make out her ...
  A: If this is a large (size of a quarter) US Cent it is collectable. Without seeing the coin I can ...
1942 penny2/7/2007
  Q: How ya doing? I have a 1942 penny with king george on the back, I know its only a penny but ...
  A: I cannot answer accurately for these foreign coins they are not my field. The only US coin like this ...
Dimes and Nickels2/6/2007
  Q: These little gems, plus canadian and forgein coins have been sitting in my Pop Pop's metal box for ...
  A: I really only have information on the US coins. 1883 to 1912 Barber Head Liberty Nickels (check ...
morgan silver dollars2/4/2007
  Q: :) My name is Melissa Yates my boyfriends father passed away Jan 19th of this year. :( He was a Very ...
  A: I am not sure what you mean, when you said "they are all in cases and never have been open" ? Coins ...
Brown discoloring around coin edges2/3/2007
  Q: I have a set of Silver Eagles, graded by ANA at ms69. Almost every one of them are turning brown ...
  A: I am guessing you have had the coins graded Mint State 69 and Encapsulated by ANACS? Toning does ...
two coins, one 1921, one 19231/30/2007
  Q: my question was on a 1921 coin, i am not sue what it is, it is American, with a women on front that ...
  A: This 1921 is the Morgan type dollar and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse they were made at ...
1920 S wheat penny1/29/2007
  Q: My son has run across a 1920 S mint wheat head penny. Can you give me a general range of it's worth. ...
  A: No problem if this is a repeat, I like to answer all questions. For grading the Cent Lincolns bow ...
Hongkong Gold Chinese zodiac commemoratives1/29/2007
  Q: I have the complete set of Chinese lunar calendar gold coins issued by the Hongkong government ...
  A: Is this one of the set you have, $1,000 denomination 1987 rabbit ? ...
SILVER CERTIFICATE VALUE1/29/2007
  Q: I have a silver certificate 1935e series that is a repeater. The serial # is U90409040H and it has ...
  A: The $1.00 note is not uncommon. It lists for $2 to $3 depending on things like stains and folds it's ...
state quarter rolls1/28/2007
  Q: I have collected all the state quarters from the mint and have them in the original rolls. What is ...
  A: These coins are history in your hands and make a great gift for anyone who has not seen or used ...
1944 1 sided penny1/26/2007
  Q: I have found a penny from 1944. The "heads" side is there. Full stamped with Lincoln's bust, 1944 ...
  A: This seems to be an altered coin. If the coin blank is too thin the opposite side would not strike ...
coin worth1/24/2007
  Q: I have an assortment of silver dollars ranging from 1800-1920's about 20 differnt pieces in all. One ...
  A: For a start a silver dollars are 90% silver. This makes the value of even an extremely worn coin ...
1964p laminated planchard1/24/2007
  Q: I am a fellow expert in home repair etc.on YAHOO. I have a nickle which is double stamped on the ...
  A: I have no recorded error priced in my catalogs of a lamination error on your coin. One price guide ...
old coins1/24/2007
  Q: Sir, We have 2 Silver Dollars with a woman's head ont he front the years are 1881 and 1882. we ...
  A: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but ...
Steel pennies with surface rust1/22/2007
  Q: Is there any way to clean it off or to at least protect them from getting worse. Thanks Greg
  A: I do see many on the market re-plated and sold as a novelty. There is no way to restore these ...
silver dollars1/21/2007
  Q: I have 2 silver dollars dated 1923 & 1924. One has liberty bust and eagle with spread wings. The ...
  A: This 1921 is the Morgan type dollar and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse they were made at ...
Mis-stamped 1971 D Lincoln Cent1/21/2007
  Q: My mother-in law recently found a miss stamped 1971 penny in her change. You will notice the missing ...
  A: This is a very common defect. For the most common cause of missing letters on coins get a magnifier ...
gold coin1/21/2007
  Q: We found a gold coin in a collection of my grandfather's, and are not sure of the value of it. It ...
  A: Blake and Co. were assayers in 1854 in California. It is also the year the San Francisco mint ...
1982 zn vs. cop penny1/19/2007
  Q: How do you tell the difference between a 1982 zinc and copper penny?
  A: There is no easy way to tell them apart except by weight. And it is not easy to see the difference ...
What kind of coin1/18/2007
  Q: I have a copper coin. On one side of the coin it say across the top uncirculated, then a big D in ...
  A: This sounds like a mint token. They are made of the same metal as the One Cent coin each year. When ...
1838 Penny1/17/2007
  Q: I found a coin that states one cent on one side and on the other is what appears to be an eagle and ...
  A: This is likely a real 1858 U.S. Coin. There were more than 26 million made that year. In 1858 they ...
what is this1/16/2007
  Q: I have recent found some old money on of the coins was mexcain it has N$1 on it and I have got a lot ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not catalog much information on them. I do regularly ...
coin value1/15/2007
  Q: my grandfather has lots of coins from 1895 to 1945. My question was if I can get 5 appraised. 1898 ...
  A: I am not sure of what you want from an appraisal. All coins must be seen to be appraised. I can give ...
coin or token?1/14/2007
  Q: I have a bowl type thing with what appears to be a coin or token of some sort for the bottom of the ...
  A: I could not identify this item for you During the search I ended up with this information. It is ...
value on silver dollars1/14/2007
  Q: Can you please help me with what the value is on three different silver dollars. The years I am ...
  A: I need a bit more information for your question. Please check your coin dates and mint for a more ...
silver dollar1/13/2007
  Q: i have a silver dollar certificate thats been in my possession for almost 21 years. it is a 1935 c ...
  A: The $1.00 note is not uncommon. Depending on things like stains and folds it's price will change ...
silver dollar certificate1/13/2007
  Q: i have a silver dollar certificate in my possession for almost 21 years. it is a series 1935c. ...
  A: In general I can state an older piece of currency in collectable condition is worth more than face ...
two headed US quarter1/12/2007
  Q: trying to find out how much this coin could be worth. It has 1993 on one side and 1994 on the other
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked 4 times in the past 2 days alone. They are not ...
double sided tails quarter?1/11/2007
  Q: I have a double sided tails quarter..exact weight and size...any way it is authentic? I have never ...
  A: This is a very common question I have been asked 4 times in the past 2 days alone. They are not ...
1855 us penny the size of a quarter1/11/2007
  Q: My mother has a 1855 penny in good condition the size of a quarter. It has "United States Of ...
  A: In 1855 there were Large Cents made in the USA. It would have a "Braided Hair" Cent, and sell from ...
silver dollars1/10/2007
  Q: when looking up coin prices what are the silver dollars that have the gold trim on them ...
  A: There were no U.S. Silver dollars issued with gold trim. Coin price guides are listed by date, ...
president nixon1/9/2007
  Q: I have a coin made for president nixon's visit to peking on the 21st february 1972 please can you ...
  A: I am not familiar with this piece. Although many presidential medals are produced at the mint they ...
1902 silver dollar.1/7/2007
  Q: .. I was given a gift from an employer in 1999, in a plastic box, a 1902 Silver Dollar, mint ...
  A: This would be a 1902 Morgan type dollar from the New Orleans Mint. It is valued from $18 dollars ...
large pennies1/7/2007
  Q: I found a large 3 and 1/4 inch thing that looks like a large indian head penny with the date 1877 on ...
  A: These medallions are still being made and sold. It is just a novelty item like a paper weight or ...
Standing Liberty Quarter1/7/2007
  Q: I saw your answer about a standing liberty quarter and I hae one with no stars under the eagle. It ...
  A: From your description this coin with the eagles tail nearly touching the word quarter and no stars ...
Coins1/6/2007
  Q: I have what looks to be either a Gold or Copper 1984 Quarter! It is exactly like a normal quarter`s ...
  A: There were no records of gold, copper or brass colored quarters leaving the mint that I found. There ...
1941 Lincoln Penny size of a dime1/6/2007
  Q: I have a 1941 Lincoln Penny that is the size of a dime, circumference and thickness. A collector ...
  A: A search turned up these two ANA Members. Gold Bug Rare Coins Thom L Dixon 5349 N Keystone ...
1907 high relief St. Gaudens1/6/2007
  Q: Years ago I bought this coin at an auction and paid $4500 for it. Now I see that gold prices are up ...
  A: Has it been professionally graded? Top values will be paid for a coin graded by PCGS or NGC. ...
2 dollar bills1/5/2007
  Q: what does red ink mean on a 2 dollar bill also the United States Promisary note 1840
  A: What year series is your note? What does it say across the top (above the portrait) United States ...
1943 Penny1/4/2007
  Q: Sir, I am an amateur con collector and recently came across a 1943 penny. Some one told me that it ...
  A: The coin That is RARE is the COPPER 1943 Cent. Not the Steel Cent. The 1943 copper cent is one of ...
1919 Wheat Penny - circulated1/4/2007
  Q: Can you tell me the value of this coin?
  A: No one can give you an exact value without seeing a coin but I can give you a range of values for a ...
token1/4/2007
  Q: I have a, I believe, brass token 1-5/16" round, one side has Dutch windmill fan shaped with ladders ...
  A: Tokens is not my field. This sounds like it was made after the date as a keepsake. My searches did ...
1920 pilgrim tercentenary1/3/2007
  Q: This coin that I have is in about AU condition...looks better than most coins that I have seen ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
1976 state pennies1/3/2007
  Q: My husband has a collection of "novelty" state pennies from 1976.They have each state engraved over ...
  A: What states are you missing I can keep an eye out for them. I do come across them occasionally at ...
2-sided eagle quarter1/3/2007
  Q: My husband found a eagle quarter that is struck on the reverse side exactly opposite the front (the ...
  A: Is this a two tailed coin? These two headed, or Two Tailed coins are Trick coins, sometimes called ...
1965 us quarter1/3/2007
  Q: I have a 1965 us quarter that is slightly misprinted.the front isn,t exactly 180 degrees from the ...
  A: An error like this is not that valuable. These minor rotations are normal die wear. Errors of 45 to ...
response12/29/2006
  Q: Enjoyed reading answer about the silver coins. I too have many coins I would like to have appraised. ...
  A: You should know what you have before trying to sell them. Try to get your hands on a copy of the ...
Confederate penny12/28/2006
  Q: A friend of mine has a copper looking Confederate penny given to him in 1960. There is no damage to ...
  A: The Item would have to be seen as you say, to be accurately appraised. Photographs do not really ...
2000 Dime misprint12/28/2006
  Q: Does anyone know of a misprint on a 2000 dime from D mint that actually is stamped 200
  A: Are there scratch marks, or is the surface different? Is there a ghost of the missing item or ...
Eisenhower dollars12/27/2006
  Q: I have several hundred Eisenhower dollars. My research showed me that approx 250 million Eisenhower ...
  A: Yes all the Eisenhower dollar coins were sent to banks a long time ago. My clad mintages show closer ...
value me as you please12/24/2006
  Q: I have a token or coin it has a deer on front and an ax on back it say value me as you please and ...
  A: I found no record of your token, although it sounds familiar, I may have seen it in someone’s ...
misstamped penny12/23/2006
  Q: i have a 1973 penny with two heads stamped on it one is way smaller then the other and facing ...
  A: I have seen these items before. These coins are a novelty made with a regular cent and re-stamped ...
1921S Morgan12/22/2006
  Q: There is a crack or imperfection (observed through 30x mag)on the obverse across "STATES OF" which ...
  A: These Die Cracks are normal wear of the die pair. There is no added value for them although some ...
Silver Quarter12/22/2006
  Q: A friend of mine has an 1825 Confederate Texas silver quarter. Does this have any value at all?
  A: I found no record of a "1825 Confederate Texas silver quarter" I would need more information or a ...
coin cleaning12/20/2006
  Q: How can you tell if a silver coin has been dipped or cleaned? Is there a method used? I recently ...
  A: Unless it was a severe cleaning you would not be able to tell in a holder. You can't even see the ...
1887 Dime inquiry12/17/2006
  Q: I have a 1887 dime that has a woman sitting with a flag in the left hand and a liberty plaque in the ...
  A: This is a Seated Liberty Dime. It is 90% silver and retails from $8 to $30 dollars in circulated ...
A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHT12/17/2006
  Q: I HAVE A 1918 PENNY IS IT WORTH MUCH MORE THAN A PENNY?
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
penny blank one side12/16/2006
  Q: I have a penny that's blank on one side (no face, so no date). It seems a little thin (with no lip ...
  A: I do know nothing is impossible. So you could be right. The Anvil or bottom die is stationary below ...
1941 dime12/15/2006
  Q: i have a 1941 dime with a woman facing laeft with wings coming from her hair it seems lighter than a ...
  A: This is a Winged Liberty Head Dime, it has it's mint mark (if any) on the reverse at the bottom of ...
What is my collection worth12/15/2006
  Q: I have: 1- Liberty $5.oo gold coin in a plastic case date 1888 1- Silver George Washington half ...
  A: Some how the Swiss Gold answer was missing. - Gold bar "5 g. FINE GOLD 999.9 Credit Suisse" #847340 ...
Cleaned Morgan12/15/2006
  Q: I saw an 1889CC Morgan, slabbed @ EF-40, for sale. The slab also states "cleaned". I read your ...
  A: Without seeing the coin no one can give you an estimate. Cleaning does cut the value down. You did ...
1968d dime12/15/2006
  Q: rec'd a 1968d dime, front design ok but on the back side the only area with a design is the middle, ...
  A: Error coin collecting is not my field. But this sounds more like a defaced coin. If the coin is ...
vlalue of coins12/14/2006
  Q: What is the value of Susan B. Anthony's dollars when first circulate until the last date of ...
  A: The Susan B. Anthony was made in 1979 to 1981 and again in 1999. They were made at all three mints. ...
2 old silver certificates12/13/2006
  Q: i have 2 $1 silver certificates. both are from the year 1935. but one is a series D 1935 with a ...
  A: A one dollar silver certificate from this series in circulated condition sells only from 1 to 4 ...
worth12/12/2006
  Q: could u please tell me something or anything about this one.thanks for your help,
  A: In 1837 there were Large Cents made in the USA. It would have a Coronet Head and sell from $6 in low ...
Value of Silver Dollars12/11/2006
  Q: My husband passed away and he had these Silver Dollars. I won't to give them to my grandchildren ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
wheatback12/8/2006
  Q: Awhile back I fond A 1920 wheat back penny in very good condition.I was wondering how rare it might ...
  A: No one can give you an exact value without seeing a coin but I can give you a range of values for a ...
Gold quarter12/7/2006
  Q: I went out to eat yesterday and they lady giving me my change broke open a new roll of quarters ...
  A: The Mint did not ever make golden colored quarters. If the coin is a US Quarter dollar it will say ...
price of Morgan silver dollars12/6/2006
  Q: Could you give me a ballpark idea of what my 1891cc and 1897 coins are worth? Both are ...
  A: On the coin grading scale from 1 to 70 there are 11 Uncirculated grades from Mint State-60 to Mint ...
1932 dime12/6/2006
  Q: What is the value of a 1932 Dime.There is a lady or a man with wings on the side of their head.On ...
  A: This design is a Winged Liberty Head (Mercury) dimes. 1916 to 1945. But none were made in 1932. ...
Cleaning circulated pennies for a penny collection12/5/2006
  Q: I've decided to start a collection of pennies that have been in circulation. I'm wondering if ...
  A: Great question. And yes there are methods absolutely inappropriate, like a rubber eraser or acid ...
1955 penny12/4/2006
  Q: I read your answer to Valerie concerning the 1955 s penny being very common. But, then I read on the ...
  A: The error coin market is not my field. But these rare coins can, and do, sell for whatever someone ...
Silver Dollars12/3/2006
  Q: I have three silver dollars, dated as follows; 1887, 1898,1922. I don't see any mint marks on them. ...
  A: First you can look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint ...
1943 penny12/3/2006
  Q: Can you please tell me what the value of a 1943 aluminum penny would be?
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And yes there is some value on ...
1924 Silver Dollar12/3/2006
  Q: What is the value of a 1924 silver dollar?
  A: The minimum value is about $8.00 each just for the silver content. Coins are valued on a scale from ...
Error Dime??12/2/2006
  Q: ..I have a dime from the 1990's that looks like it hasn't been sealed. By that I mean all along the ...
  A: This is only worth a dime. All the coins should have this look. The terms you used are correct ...
TROY OUNCE SILVER12/1/2006
  Q: I have a coin that on one side it's got a locomotion and the year 1825. The other side it has ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. Its value is ...
1906 Liberty Head Nickles12/1/2006
  Q: Well I reasently came upon a liberty head ("V") nickle, now the interesting part is the fact that ...
  A: The U.S. coinage uses what is called a COIN turn. Most other country’s use the MEDALIAC turn. This ...
US Peace Dollar11/30/2006
  Q: I have a US Peace Silver Dollar dated 1922 in very good condition. I have 2 questions regarding it's ...
  A: The 1922 coin is a PEACE DOLLAR. Named for the eagle reverse resting on a rock with the word PEACE ...
US Nickel & Dime11/30/2006
  Q: I have 2 US coins I am having trouble identifying.The 1st one is dated 1896 with the head of a woman ...
  A: The first is a Liberty Head Nickel. They sell from $4 in grade 4 to about $60 in grade 50. Here are ...
Price value of 1922 pluribus unum half dollar coin11/30/2006
  Q: Yes I have a pluribus unum half dollar coin. I'm trying to get a price value of the coin.
  A: I need a bit more information for the answer. There were no "half dollar" coins issued in the USA in ...
books11/29/2006
  Q: Good morning, What would you recommend as far as a book that can tell me what I have, grading and ...
  A: I suggest you get a copy of "A Guide Book of UNITED STATES COINS" (Red Book) by R. S. YEOMAN. It ...
Silver Rounds11/28/2006
  Q: I have 2 silver rounds that are un-circulated, encased and in perfect condition. The first is a 1985 ...
  A: Neither of these strikes are rare at all. The "American Prospector" is wanted for it's artwork, it ...
A penny with no year11/28/2006
  Q: I just came across a wheat penny that doesn't appear to have a year stamped on the front. In ...
  A: This would have had to be an accident if it happened at the mint. The Date and Mint Mark were put ...
1989 US 25 cent piece11/28/2006
  Q: I have a 1989 US quarter that is thinner by about 25% and is 1.5 milligrams less than 20 other ...
  A: The coin seems to be acceptable weight, it should be 5.67 grams, but the thickness does not seem ...
Error11/28/2006
  Q: I have a 1957-D average circulated Franklin Half Dollar that has a slight error. The R in Trust ...
  A: There was no listing for this mark on your coin. There would not be any added value for a die crack ...
misstamped 2000 massachusetts state quarter11/27/2006
  Q: i would like to know if this coin is worth anything. the stamp is off center on both sides and has ...
  A: Without seeing it this coin it does sound like it is a broadstrike error. It may sell for as much as ...
CSA11/26/2006
  Q: I was given a 1882O Morgan dollar certified as MS65DMPL by CSA (Coin Slab Authenticators). I have ...
  A: You are right to ask this question. I also found no trace of the CSA Certification service. so my ...
1950-5011/24/2006
  Q: I have a 1950 - 50 dollar silver certificate in excellent condition and would like an approximate ...
  A: I need a bit more information for the answer. There were no 50 dollar silver certificate issued. ...
two gold dollar11/22/2006
  Q: I have two gold coins face value in 5 dollars of 1901 and 10 dollars of 1899 of release. It would ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
2005 Denver penny, silver color11/20/2006
  Q: I have what appears to be a brand new 2005 penny from the Denver mint. However, it is silver ...
  A: I see these from time to time. Most of the time it's just a novelty or collectors item. The US Mint ...
dollar pieces11/20/2006
  Q: I have 5 $1 coins. They are bigger than the regular dollar pieces and also bigger than half dollar ...
  A: By "bigger than the regular dollar" I guess you mean the Susan B. Anthony (1979-1999) or the ...
gold coin11/20/2006
  Q: i wanted to see what a coin is worth is worth ia have a gold 1907five d coin
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
1887 Dime?11/20/2006
  Q: Question I have what looks like an 1887 United States of America Dime with a woman sitting holding a ...
  A: I did not find the reverse of the piece you mention. The obverse design does sound like the Seated ...
gold quarter11/20/2006
  Q: i recently found a 1997 Delaware quarter that was missing the silver. It looks like a large penny. ...
  A: There was no recorded error in my catalogs of a off metal strike on your coin. How clear is the ...
i need your help11/19/2006
  Q: how mch is a 1887 dollar coin
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
Helvetia 1955 coin worth?11/18/2006
  Q: I have found a coin labeled HELVETIA 1955 with a cross on one side & a 1 & sheath of wheat on the ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins but I can tell you what I know. This is s Swiss coin Helvetia ...
Gold Coin11/17/2006
  Q: I have a tiny coin that my Grandmother had with no information. It has the date 1849 on it with a ...
  A: There are a lot of fakes in this area of collecting. Without having a denomination, it is likely ...
A strange penny/cent I have11/17/2006
  Q: I have a 1987 penny that is worn alittle around the edge in spots aswell as across the back(like a ...
  A: The modern US Cent, since 1982, is a zinc core with only a plating of copper. Its normal weight is ...
1945 Copper Wheat Penny11/15/2006
  Q: In reading some other questions asked on this site, we have a 1945 copper Wheat(on the back) penny ...
  A: I do know they all are supposed to have ONE CENT on the coin since its inception. The 1945 Cent in ...
silver11/15/2006
  Q: when someone says there selling a troy pound of silver, how many ounces is this? i know that a troy ...
  A: Good Question ! Don't be fooled. There are 12 Troy Ounces in a Troy Pound. Please remember to rate ...
misprinted quarter11/14/2006
  Q: I have a 1984 misprinted quarter, it is not stamped in the middle cutting off half of the date and ...
  A: No coin can be exactly valued without being seen. For the cause of the missing designs on your coin ...
Blank Penny11/13/2006
  Q: I have found in my change a penny that is blank on both sides. Is there any value in this coin? ...
  A: One cent blanks are one of the most common found in circulation. They sell for about $2 to $4 ...
coin info11/12/2006
  Q: I'll try this again. My question disappeared before i could finish it. i'll ...
  A: NOTE:..YOUR QUESTION ONLY PARTIALLY CAME THROUGH I will answer what I can please feel free to send a ...
half dollar11/4/2006
  Q: I have half dollar. the year is 1935. front has liberty with woman i assume walking. back if the ...
  A: Walking Liberty Half Dollars made from 1916 to 1947. Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And ...
Unstamped Circulated Nickel11/4/2006
  Q: Was wondering the worth of it. It does have a few scratches. I am a cashier and noticed it when I ...
  A: This may be a slug. Was the roll of nickels from an individual or the US mint or Federal reserve ...
ironwrkrb@aol.com11/3/2006
  Q: i want to buy silver ignots and are described as 1/2 inch by 3/4 inch and have on the back 925/1000 ...
  A: These do not sound like the silver ingots I see. They are sterling silver at 92.50% pure. Maybe this ...
ironwrkrb@aol.com11/3/2006
  Q: would 6 peace dollars be worth 67 dollars? mixed dates all worn, Give me a guess
  A: At this price if the coins are not damaged and grade fine (grade 12) to Very Fine (grade 20) it ...
american eagle silver dollars11/3/2006
  Q: What can someone expect to pay over spot for these? While i'm at it how much over spot for bullion?
  A: I currently see the US Silver Eagle being sold for 15% over spot for individual coins. Other ...
peace dollars11/3/2006
  Q: Do peace dollars have less than a troy ounce of silver, as compared to Morgan dollars?
  A: The US Peace silver dollar had .77344 ounce of silver in it. This is the exact same amount as a ...
old pennies11/2/2006
  Q: I have a 1952 penny. How much is it worth? What are the chances that someone will give me a truly ...
  A: These wheat back US Cents are very common. They do sell to collectors if they are in good ...
how11/1/2006
  Q: how to figure out weather the note is NEW YORK/ATLANTA/ Cleveland & ETC ($10 2001 Cleveland Star ...
  A: First the letters on the notes. There are 12 federal Reserve banks that order notes from the Bureau ...
old dime value10/31/2006
  Q: i got 1941 dime with the head facing right, how much is it worth?
  A: All the (Mercury) Winged Liberty Head dimes made from 1916 to 1945 have the head facing to your left ...
1863 ONE CENT10/31/2006
  Q: I HAVE A 1863 1 CENT COIN IT DOESNT SAY ONE CENT IT SHOWS THE 1 CENT
  A: All One Cent Coins made in the USA in 1863 did have the words ONE CENT inside an oak leaf wreath ...
1848 penny value10/31/2006
  Q: I found a one cent coin dated 1848. What would be the range in value o this.
  A: To answer this you must know the coins grade. The value factors are its state of preservation and ...
1817 Liberty Penny10/30/2006
  Q: I found a large Liberty Cent penny from 1817, Braided Hair Liberty Matron on one side and would like ...
  A: This is a hard question to answer without knowing the coins grade. The value factors are their grade ...
penny value10/28/2006
  Q: have 1909s DVB penny in good condition. I would like an approximate value.
  A: The Designers initials on the reverse are V.D.B. Also The term GOOD CONDITION refers to a coin ...
mercury dimes10/28/2006
  Q: my uncle died shoet time ago and left me an airplane bank filled with mercury dimes. are they of any ...
  A: The majority of these dimes have been well circulated and are in lower grades and therefore less ...
copper penny,buffalo nickel,and a one sided stamped penny10/27/2006
  Q: I'm not a collector but since my husband has the kind of job where he always comes across weird ...
  A: I am more than happy to help with these coins. But I have to ask a few questions on the error coins. ...
1910 d wheat penny10/26/2006
  Q: I just wanted to know if it might be worth anything , but a penny?
  A: No one can give you an exact value without seeing a coin but I can give you a range of values for a ...
1944 Half Penny10/26/2006
  Q: When my mom passed, I received her coin collection. I have a 1944 Half Penny (I think British) that ...
  A: There are other experts here that are more up on foreign coins than I am. This does describe the ...
1920 Steel Penny10/25/2006
  Q: My parent recently passed away and among my father's things I found a 1920 (the year my father was ...
  A: I see these from time to time. It is likely just a novelty or collectors item. The US Mint did not ...
1880 marred penny and quarter10/25/2006
  Q: I have a penny from 1880 that has two pieces cut out of it in the upper right section and a quarter ...
  A: Since these coins have been defaced Their collector value is greatly diminished. The 1880 cent is ...
strange penny10/24/2006
  Q: i recently found a penny in my room that had strange lines going across one side (heads) of the ...
  A: This sounds like the coin has been scrapped against another coin or surface. If the Scratches are ...
Coins10/23/2006
  Q: Coin #1: I have a Silver coin, Front says Bill of Rights and Dates are 1791-1991. The "Congrefs if ...
  A: Your "Coin#1 Question" is not a coin at all but a silver round. They are made by the millions and ...
a coin10/22/2006
  Q: i have a regular 1993 penny but beside the Lincoln head is a stamped "what looks like a JFK head" ...
  A: The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an error or an official issue, but ...
1800s nickel10/19/2006
  Q: What is the value of a nickel that was made in 1803 and 1964?
  A: The 1803 Nickel coin is a mystery. Please confirm the date? In 1803 the USA made a silver HALF DIME ...
about a 1944 quater10/18/2006
  Q: i found a 1944 and 1948 quater in mint condition with no p d or s on it and im wondering is it ...
  A: 1944 and 1948 Washington Quarters. The Coin grading scale runs from 1 to 70. If circulated the coin ...
1988 Dime10/18/2006
  Q: I have a 1988 Dime minted in Denver. The odd thing it is yellow in color. Could this be gold or ...
  A: It is likely just Accident or a novelty collectors item. It could have just been cleaned in the ...
penny?10/18/2006
  Q: I have a penny with lincoln on it smoking a pipe its year is 1972 its in great shape worth any ...
  A: The Lincoln on it smoking a pipe coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an ...
Penny value10/17/2006
  Q: I just found a 1935 penny and was wondering what it is worth, if anything. Thanks
  A: The Lincoln Cent was minted at all US Mints. Only the Denver and San Francisco Mints have a Mint ...
1863 Indian Head Penny10/17/2006
  Q: On the back where is says One Cent, looks like the initials V D T; what does all that mean? The ...
  A: In 1863 the USA only made the Indian Head Cent it has no letters on the reverse except the words one ...
1909 S-VDB10/16/2006
  Q: I have a set of 1909 Lincoln pennies that were given to me by my great grandfather many years ago ...
  A: An Ethical dealer is your best bet. I have not heard of any that switch coins but I guess it is ...
1 dollar silver certificate10/16/2006
  Q: okay i was looking up to see how much these things are worth and i notice an answer you gave someone ...
  A: The 1935 F - One Dollar is only selling from $1 to $3 in top condition. Since there were so many ...
coins value10/15/2006
  Q: hi i have the follow coins can you tell me the worth of them 1-1905 indian head copper penny 2-1943 ...
  A: 1880 0ne dollar First look for a mint mark letter they were made at four mints. Philadelphia has no ...
Silver Certificates10/15/2006
  Q: I have a stack of Silver Certificates. Some are Star certificates. I cannot get anyone locally to ...
  A: These notes can possibly have some value above face. But condition and rarity for the condition are ...
Ine Cent coin10/15/2006
  Q: I had the penny measured with a micrometer and it is thinner that a regular coin,but only by @ 8 ...
  A: You’re very welcome, I would like to hear what you find out about your coin. Currently the mint ...
Liberty Quarter10/13/2006
  Q: I found an old Quarter that the date has worn off I know that it is called a standing liberty, but ...
  A: Even without the date this is worth about 7 times its face value due to the silver content. The ...
1988 Silver Penny10/13/2006
  Q: After reading a question sent to you in regard to a silver 1988 penny, I knew I had one of these. ...
  A: I am not sure what answer on a "Silver Penny " you mean? Did I answer one for you previously? All ...
value on a coin10/12/2006
  Q: I would like to know the value of a 1898 silver dollar, it has lady liberty on one side and the ...
  A: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but ...
Military Payment Certificates ( Scrip )10/11/2006
  Q: I used scrip in Germany in 1950-51 and would like to know how long they used scrip in Germany and ...
  A: I am not an authority on script but I see it all the time at the shows, mostly WWII stuff. The army ...
magnetic edge & discolored shiny penny?10/11/2006
  Q: I can pick up my penny with a magnet (only on the edge), it also looks discolored shinier than the ...
  A: I need a bit more information from you. What is the date n your penny ? How is it DISCOLORED ? ...
State of Georgia quarter10/11/2006
  Q: I have a quarter that has the Georgia peach on one side and is blank on the other side-does not ...
  A: I think this coin was altered. When a coin is struck at the mint, the obverse and reverse dies ...
2 headed quarter10/10/2006
  Q: I have a 2 headed quarter, obviously not ground down or placed together... very authentic.. curious ...
  A: , They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen ...
silver certificates10/9/2006
  Q: I have a three silver certificates and am trying to find the values of them. 1. A 1935F with the ...
  A: I am guessing these are all one dollar denominations. These small size (current size) notes are ...
Eisenhouser Centential coin 1776-197610/9/2006
  Q: I have a set of three coins that was given to me when I was born. They are all three coins with ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
confederate half dollar10/8/2006
  Q: I have a confederate half dollar was my great grand fathers. I pretty sure it is a token. one side ...
  A: You do not say if it has HALF DOLLAR written on it or the size of the piece. This is a medal or ...
Unknown Coin10/8/2006
  Q: I read that you already had a question like this but I will try to give you more detail. My uncle ...
  A: This was not listed in any token guide I have. It may be one of the many types of parking tokens or ...
pcgs coin submitting10/6/2006
  Q: i have some coins that i would like to submit to pcgs for grading. i am a recent member and have ...
  A: I use a dealer to submit my coins since I do not use only PCGS. It can be costly and not economical ...
1887 United States Dime10/6/2006
  Q: I have 1887 United States of America Dime with a woman sitting holding a small flag in the left hand ...
  A: This is a Seated Liberty Dime. It is 90% silver and retails from 7 to 55 dollars in circulated ...
10 oz fine gold $50 (MCMLXXXVI) - 198610/6/2006
  Q: For a 10 oz fine gold $50 coin, year 1986, with an eagle on it, any idea of what it is worth please?
  A: Is this a on tenth ounce five dollar coin or a One Ounce $50 dollar coin. There were no "10 oz fine ...
2006 penny blank one side10/6/2006
  Q: I have a 2006 penny with the front struck only,reverse has NO lip or plating.It is a wavy Al. color ...
  A: It is not a coin produced in the US Mint. A specimen like this, if real, will have to be seen and ...
i have a 1799 georgius the 3rd DEI GRATIA REX, ,.10/4/2006
  Q: Ronda
  A: This sounds like the half penny. They are not uncommon at all. They sell in the USA for about a ...
Moorgan Silver Dollar10/2/2006
  Q: I have searched and searched for the best system to grade a Morgan Silver Dollar, because i ...
  A: Coins are valued on a set scale. Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It ...
copper dime10/1/2006
  Q: about a copper dime i have one that looks copper on both sides but is discolored.can i clean it to ...
  A: There is no good way to clean copper coins. All of them involve taking away the surface and ...
trade dollars and american eagle made in china10/1/2006
  Q: We just got "took"" on a trade dollar,. we were told that china is doing a lot of this fake stuff ...
  A: I am so sorry this happened and you are not the only one, I have heard this from several collectors ...
1985 Quarter with no reed marks?10/1/2006
  Q: I came across a quarter that has no reed marks, but does not appear to have been worn down or filed ...
  A: This does have to be seen to be evaluated. There are ways it can happen other than the minting ...
coin value9/30/2006
  Q: I realize you're not a foreign coin expert, but perhaps you can start me in the right direction. I ...
  A: You can also try Brad Swain an expet at this site on foreign coins. A check on eBay confirmed my ...
1921 silver dollar9/30/2006
  Q: A employee of my husband's found a 1921 silver Dollar in a mason jar w/ a letter while crushining up ...
  A: This was the last year design on the Morgan Dollar. It may have been put aside for any reason and I ...
The Indian Head Nickel from before9/30/2006
  Q: i recently (less then 24 hours ago) sent you a message regarding an indian head nickel. it was ...
  A: I hope the previous answer was enough but please write me back if you need more information. Please ...
Indian Head Silver Coin9/30/2006
  Q: I just recently found a silver coin with an indian coin. some people call this coin and indian or ...
  A: This is not a coin at all. This is one of the countless silver rounds being produced. Its value is ...
Gold coin9/29/2006
  Q: I was looking for the same answer as Armando on the coin. It has an eagle on the front flying over ...
  A: I do not remember an answer to Armando from me. So I am having trouble identifying your question. Is ...
1889 US dollar9/29/2006
  Q: I have a 1889 silver dollar with no mint mark, I see from your response for Brett that Philadelphia ...
  A: I do not remember any answer to Brett for this coin. Perhaps you saw it on another experts answer? ...
Coin Valuations and Coin Cleaning9/29/2006
  Q: PapaJack: I would like to know your thoughts on "to clean" or not "to clean?" That is the ...
  A: Let me first state as a Coin Collector that coins are worth much less to coin collectors after ...
bills the 1950s9/29/2006
  Q: I have three bills $10 dollar bill, $20 dollar bill serie A y $50 dollar bill serie D.
  A: These notes from the 1950 series are still available to collectors in crisp-Uncirculated grades. So ...
What coin do I have and is it worth anything?9/28/2006
  Q: My grandmother gave me several coins before she died and I just found many of them. One in ...
  A: You may have a valuable coin. This is the Seated Liberty dollar. Obverse and reverse images for the ...
2 cent coin9/28/2006
  Q: Sorry, this is a foreign coin-I have faith in you. 1870 copper/brass 2 cent coin,quarter ...
  A: I did not have a catalog for this coin. It would be listed in "Catalog of World Coins". Your library ...
Two headed penny/different dates9/28/2006
  Q: My husband has a "two-headed" penny and one side has the date1969 and the other has the date 1972.Is ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen ...
Twenty dollar goin coin9/28/2006
  Q: How much is a 1933 Twenty Dollar Gold Coin worth with copy# 0L0970?
  A: These reproduction coins are only worth the metal they are made of. Coin collectors only want coins ...
1934 $100 bill9/27/2006
  Q: Is a 1934 100 dollar bill worth more than $100, or will it be any time soon. I have come across ...
  A: If these are Crisp-Uncirculated Federal Reserve notes they retail up to $150 depending on series, ...
price of a coin9/27/2006
  Q: I have a 1831 United States Penny and wonder what it is worth? Donna Sperring
  A: There are two versions of the 1831 one cent coin. One with large letters and one with medium letters ...
1939 dime9/27/2006
  Q: I have a 1939 winged head mercury dime. wanted to know about how much it would be worth? thanks
  A: Nobody throws away money. It seems to continue to change hands and be stored away. Although you ...
coin collection9/26/2006
  Q: I have a coin collection which has a lot of really old coins and would like to get them valued, who ...
  A: If you do not want to do the work yourself there are many coin dealers and appraisers available to ...
Silver Certificates9/25/2006
  Q: I have a 1957B silver certificate with a star in front of the serial number and two 1957a's, one ...
  A: The date series is common and your type of error note is not unheard of. Error notes do not have a ...
wheat penny9/25/2006
  Q: Which of the wheat pennies are worth the most at this time?
  A: There is no doubt that the 1909-S San Francisco Issue cent with the Letters V.D.B on it is the most ...
extra face on penny9/25/2006
  Q: hey i have this penny that has what it seems to be a side profile of Kennedy looking at Mr. Abe. It ...
  A: The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an error or an official issue, but ...
1982 Pennies9/24/2006
  Q: How can you tell the make up of the 1982 penny. I know they went from complete copper to a mixture ...
  A: There is no easy way to see the difference between the copper and zinc types on the coins. I start ...
silver penny9/24/2006
  Q: I have found a 1988 penny which appears to be silver. I have tried cleaning it and it somewhat has ...
  A: I found no recorded error in my catalogs of a off-metal strike on your cents. How clear is the ...
misspringted nickel9/24/2006
  Q: i have a 2005 nickel p series. 1/3rd of the head is missing on the heads side. wondering if it's ...
  A: I must say I am not an error coin collector. This sounds like an off center strike. I see them ...
1976 libery and USA penny9/23/2006
  Q: I was wondering about a penny I found. It looks like silver on the front, but on the back has a more ...
  A: This is a modified cent. It was not made this way by the mint and therefore has no value to coin ...
double strike9/23/2006
  Q: Just wondering the worth of a coin I came across. It is a 1993 penny, i think, could be 1992 since ...
  A: This sounds like the coin has been squeezed against another or between two of the same type. Since ...
machine or hub doubling?9/23/2006
  Q: I have a 1964D roosevelt dime.Can you pleasee tell me if it has hub or machine doubling on reverse ...
  A: There is no set price list for double die coins. But it sells over $50.00 in grade-40. Machine ...
Coin and Currency Valuations9/22/2006
  Q: Papajack: I understand without actually seeing the coins or currency any reply from you is a fair ...
  A: These of course have all appreciated in value. some more than others and depending on grade and eye ...
Brilliant Silver 1985 penny9/22/2006
  Q: I also found a 1985 penny, but it shines like untarnished silver or chrome?
  A: It is likely just a novelty or collectors item. The US Mint didn’t strike it like this. For ...
one of a kind colonial copper9/22/2006
  Q: I found a 1787 Connecticut coin. I've spent days searching online for one like it, but so far none ...
  A: Early coppers are not my specialty. But from your description it may be a reproduction piece. It ...
2 Headed Quater9/22/2006
  Q: I have a 2 headed quater and i have a question. the one side has 1977 and the other 1967 and i am ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen them ...
Estimate9/21/2006
  Q: I have the following items. can you give me a rough idea what they are going for. 1934A Crisp $10 ...
  A: P.S. It seems currency universe was sold you can look at these sites for values: ...
$5 Federal Reserve Note and 2 pennies?9/21/2006
  Q: My grandfather passed away last year and we were going through his things and found 2 pennies and a ...
  A: Both these cents are souvenirs. The Bicentennial is a token and the other is a re-struck cent. ...
pennies9/21/2006
  Q: I have a penny from 1944, how much is it worth?
  A: For grading this Cent use Lincolns bow tie and ear, these wear first. Compare it to a new cent. The ...
silver9/20/2006
  Q: Is there any way for an amateur coin collector to tell real silver coins from fake ones? I'm ...
  A: I am not an expert on foreign coins but I heard of one check for US coins, but it's not always ...
coins9/19/2006
  Q: I have 3 dollars pieces 1 is a 1878,1896 and 1923 silver dollars.Just trying to get an idea what ...
  A: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but ...
penny9/19/2006
  Q: I found a penny from 1895.This penny is clean, understandable, can you tell me if this penny is ...
  A: You have an Indian Head Cent. If the date and the devices on the coin are very worn the value is ...
identification and value9/18/2006
  Q: I have a small silver? coin approximately 1 1/2 cm in diameter with The United States of America ...
  A: This sounds like a 3 cent piece. They were made in the USA in both silver (1.4 cm dia.) and nickel ...
1989 Quarter Dollar9/18/2006
  Q: I recently read at a coin collecting online site that a 1989 Quarter Dollar without the "P" stamp ...
  A: This is a true statment. For the most common cause of missing letters on coins get a magnifier and ...
value of coin9/18/2006
  Q: I have (2) two U.S. coin. (1)1887 one dollar and (1)1889 one dollar. Just want to know if they are ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
Penny color9/17/2006
  Q: From my local bank, I was recently given a 2001 Denver mint penny that is very golden in color. ...
  A: It is likely just a mishap or possibly a novelty item. It may have been cleaned in the wash ...
pennies9/15/2006
  Q: A friend of mine has a miniaturized penny and would like to know if it carries any value.It has the ...
  A: These are reproductions made by a company outside the US Mint. They are nothing but a novelty item ...
Buffalo head with no date on it.9/15/2006
  Q: I would like if you could tell me the value, of the buffalo head. This paticular coin has no date on ...
  A: The no date nickel is worth less than a quarter. To get the value for the dollar coin: First look ...
i'd like to get proof sets from 1945-20069/13/2006
  Q: do you have them
  A: The mint did not issue proof sets from 1943 to 1949 so don't look for them. There were Mint sets ...
selling collection9/12/2006
  Q: I have inhertited a large colletion of coins and stanps and have no idea of its value. I do not want ...
  A: You should know a little about what you have before tiring to sell them. Try to get your hands on a ...
coin value and paper money9/11/2006
  Q: Is there any value in a 1953 five dollar bill with red seals? or a one dollar 1935 or a 1911 half ...
  A: I could not get the current prices for the particular note you are asking about. I can tell you ...
coin value9/11/2006
  Q: I have 2 "gold" coins marked PARSONS&C.ASSAYERS COL 18 80 TWENTY DOLS on one side, CARAT 181/2 INT ...
  A: Some coin dealers do buy these, but there is no real desire for counterfeits in the numismatic ...
Value of silver dollars9/11/2006
  Q: My father has left me some silver dollars and I have no idea of their value. I have an 1879 Liberty ...
  A: To get the value: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has ...
dime error9/10/2006
  Q: Papajack, I saw you in an answer forum. I have a 1979 Roosevelt Dime. I has the reverse side in ...
  A: In the minting process, the blank that coins are minted from are cut from long strips of metal made ...
coins9/10/2006
  Q: do you know anything about a two headed quater with no date
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. Yours is a little different since you say it has no ...
VALUE OF SOME OLD US COINS9/10/2006
  Q: I HAVE SOME COINS THAT MY GRANDMOTHER HANDED DOWN TO ME OVER TEN YEARS AGO THAT I HAVE BEEN ...
  A: Tarnish is OK for collectors. Do not clean the coins. This is the Morgan type dollar and there is ...
double stamped one cent9/8/2006
  Q: I have a 2001 d Lincoln penny obverse partial collar slightly scratched.The reverse is destorted to ...
  A: An error like this is not as rare as people think hoever not all are found by collectors. The US ...
Coin Value9/8/2006
  Q: I recently uncovered a stash of coins that my dad had in the family for a long time. There's quite a ...
  A: All the coins sound like a nice find. As for value though they must be seen. I can give you a range ...
value9/7/2006
  Q: I have a 1916 dime that was my grandmothers and I would like to know if it is of any value?
  A: Nobody throws away money. It seems to continue to change hands and be stored away. Although you ...
1941 lincoln head penny in mint condition9/6/2006
  Q: I would like to know what's the value of a 1941 lincoln head penny in mint condition. It looks brand ...
  A: The Lincoln Cent was minted at all US Mints. Only the Denver and San Francisco Mints have a Mint ...
pawnshops9/6/2006
  Q: why do pawnshops have three balls hanging in front?uijgn
  A: This seems to be the most universally accepted reason, I searched in a few areas for the answer. The ...
Bicentennial novelty pennies9/5/2006
  Q: When I was a kid I bought these 1976 and 1976D Lincoln Cents that have been stamped with American ...
  A: Since this is a modified coin, the value is questionable. It will still be worth a cent. The ...
PENNY9/4/2006
  Q: WONDERING WHAT A 1902 INDIANHEAD PENNY IS WORTH? ALSO A 1943-D SILVER PENNY?
  A: I hang on to many in lower grades even common date ones. They are history in your hands. It has ...
Gold Coins9/3/2006
  Q: Papajack; I selected you as an expert after reading many of your answers to others. They were ...
  A: A twenty dollar Gold Coin was called a Double Eagle (the $10 coin being an eagle). They were made ...
2 headed quarter9/3/2006
  Q: I have seen the 2 sided magic quarter but this one is authentic. I collected coins for years and if ...
  A: They are not rare and it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen ...
1990 D GOLD PENNY9/2/2006
  Q: i HAVE A 1990 D GOLD PENNY LOOKS LIKE IT WAS MADE OUT OF THE GOLD THEY HAD MADE THE GOLD DOLLAR ...
  A: It is likely just a novelty or collectors item. Or just cleaned in the wash solution after a batch ...
Double stamp Lincoln 1946-s9/2/2006
  Q: I have a double stamp Obverse of a 1946-s penny The reverse has a shallow AME in america. I was ...
  A: Before I get something slabbed I try getting an expert to look at it. Trying to authenticate it ...
wheat penny9/1/2006
  Q: When was the last wheat penny made? Thank you, ...
  A: The last US Wheat back Lincoln Cent was made in 1958. In 1959 for the 50th anniversary of the ...
1943D penny8/31/2006
  Q: are they worth any thing at all it is siver. i found it23amp
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cent has no silver at all. They are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. ...
Half Dollar Value dated 19188/30/2006
  Q: What is the value of a 1918 Half dollar coin Thanks. Nechsma
  A: 1918 WALKING LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR - Walkers can be valuable. This is a hard question to answer ...
Overwhelmed8/26/2006
  Q: Papajack: First, thanks for the excellent service you're providing! Second, I've got a dilemma: I've ...
  A: I could use more information for this question. But DO NOT FEEL OVERWHELMED, I will give you a ...
NICKEL8/25/2006
  Q: I HAVE A 1926 NICKEL WITH A PICTURE OF A INDIAN ON THE FRONT FACING RIGHT. AND A ANIMAL ON THE BACK. ...
  A: This is an indian Head also called a Buffalo nickel. And that you can see all the digits on the date ...
half dollar8/24/2006
  Q: i came across a 1893 colombus coin from chicagao. is it valuable.
  A: This may be the most common Commemorative coin issued. They made it for two years, 1892 and 1893. ...
silver certificates8/22/2006
  Q: i have two silver certificates. one is a $10.00 one with serial number a46910869a and it is from ...
  A: These notes can possibly have some value above face. But condition and rarity for the condition are ...
1893s Morgan Dollar8/20/2006
  Q: I need some information about the 1893s Morgan dollar. I am interested in purchasing one and want ...
  A: The rumor is true, there are die markers that show on every originial coin, even in low grades. You ...
1877 penny8/17/2006
  Q: Does the 1877 penny suppose to be really big?
  A: QUICK FOLLOWUP TO YOUR ANSWER. Hello Again Curtis, Just found one of the large pieces I ...
1976 Penny8/16/2006
  Q: Around fifteen years ago I received a silver toned 1976 penny as change at a grocery store. I asked ...
  A: I see these from time to time. It is likely just a novelty or collectors item. The US Mint did not ...
1943 silver penny8/15/2006
  Q: Since, the copper 1943 penny is rare and all of these other coins were processed the same time is ...
  A: The 1943 Lincoln Cents are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. And yes there is some value on ...
Kennedy penny8/14/2006
  Q: I have a penny I cant seem to find it right now or I would give you the date but it has a picture of ...
  A: The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not an error or an official issue, but ...
1855 blake & company8/13/2006
  Q: I found one w/ my metal detector in Long Island N.Y. Its weight is 14 grams. It looks very worn/ ...
  A: For the answer to "found one w/ my metal detector. Its color is a silverish whitish" This is likely ...
COIN GRADING8/13/2006
  Q: I have a huge estate collection left to me by my father when he passed away. Most of the coins are ...
  A: Sorry for the delay this is an involved question. You did not say what denominations, dates or mint ...
Pearson & Co,Assayers $20 gold piece8/11/2006
  Q: Noticed you answer about the Blake and Co. gold piece. I have one from the Pearson & Co Assayers. It ...
  A: I found mention of Parsons & Co. but no reference to "Pearson & Co." or the $20 gold piece you ...
reath leave and lincoln memorial penny8/11/2006
  Q: My father aquired a collection of pennies that look very rare if maybe you could tell me the value ...
  A: , US Lincoln Cents are collectable. Most of these modern cents sell for less than a dollar in ...
1888 morgan dollar8/8/2006
  Q: My dollar is in the best condition and I wanted to know how much I could get for it?
  A: First look for a mint mark letter they were made at three mints. Philadelphia has no mint mark but ...
1940 nickle8/8/2006
  Q: do you know anything about a 1940 nickle with three lines above the dome? how much would it be worth ...
  A: Are the three lines raised or indented? Are they straight and parallel to each other? Do they go ...
1906 penny8/7/2006
  Q: I found a 1906 penny. It is in poor condition. Can you extimate a value without seeing it?
  A: No one can give you an exact value without seeing a coin but I can give you a range of values for a ...
Blake assayers & co gold coin8/7/2006
  Q: I also have a coin from blake assayers & co and have been looking for a picture of a real coin which ...
  A: So many copies of this type coin exist. If you would tell me a little more about your item it would ...
1849 wheat penny8/7/2006
  Q: My sister and I found an 1849 wheat penny in some of my mother's things after she passed away ...
  A: Can you better describe the coin. And double check the date for me. In 1849 the USA did not make a ...
errors8/6/2006
  Q: I have some state quarters that have missing letters and i know how much I can get for them?
  A: I am not quite sure of your question, when you state "and I know how much I can get for them?" ...
double head quarter8/6/2006
  Q: i found double head quarter without any date and if you turn 180 degrees the second head is not in ...
  A: Double headed coins are not a mint product. As long as you are sure the coin is a US Quarter with ...
1955 s penny7/27/2006
  Q: What is this penny worth?
  A: A 1955 cent is a very common coin to collectors. The year that San Francisco was to make its last US ...
1837 coin identity7/25/2006
  Q: I have a coin I cannot find any mention of anywhere. I do not know if it is a fake or if it is just ...
  A: Quick followup: Hi Again, I have found a few selling for less then $20 dollars in great condition, ...
Nickle7/25/2006
  Q: I have a 1829 american nickle, how much is it worth?
  A: Please check the date. In 1829 the USA did not make nickels. Nickels were made from 1866 to present. ...
value7/24/2006
  Q: 1974 or 75 penny with little head by date
  A: I have seen these items before. These coins are a novelty made with a regular cent and re-stamped ...
Coin Value7/21/2006
  Q: I have recently recieved several hundred coins. My aunt decided to give them to me. Now, i'm pretty ...
  A: This is a daunting task with so many coins of different types and then the grading that decides the ...
1855 Blake&Co. Assayers 20 dollar gold token7/19/2006
  Q: What is a gold token? I found this among a bunch of coins my dad had sorted into envelopes. I think ...
  A: Blake and Co. were assayers in 1854 in California. It is also the year the San Francisco mint ...
1855 Blake&Co. Assayers 20 dollar gold token7/19/2006
  Q: What is a gold token? I found this among a bunch of coins my dad had sorted into envelopes. I think ...
  A: I thought I did send this answer. I will resend it just incase you did not get it. Blake and Co. ...
silver dollars 1800's / trade dollar7/17/2006
  Q: just wanted to know if you can give me an rough estimate on a 1878 trade dollar and a 1846 one dol.. ...
  A: Both of these coins if real are valuable. Only Proof Trade Dollars were made after 1878. In 1878 ...
MIS-STAMPED PENNY7/15/2006
  Q: I HAVE A MIS-STAMPED PENNY. IT HAS NO DATE ON IT BUT THE HEAD AND TAIL ARE STAMPED APPROXIMATELY 1/4 ...
  A: Sorry for the delay but error coins are not my strong point. This is an error coin. The ...
1888 morgan7/15/2006
  Q: I have a 1888 morgan, new orleans mint. It's just under a grade 40, with most of the breast feathers ...
  A: The grading scale used goes from 1 to 70. The top 11 grades are for strictly Uncirculated coins. The ...
1858 flying eagle penny7/15/2006
  Q: I found a 1858 flying eagle penny and a 1891 sitting liberty dime recently. Are they worth anything?
  A: Nice find! Both of these type coins are interesting. The Cent is valued at least $18 dollars and the ...
1955 Franklin half dollar7/13/2006
  Q: I have an uncirculated 1955 Franklin half dollar that has what appear to be teeth protruding from ...
  A: This is a die variety that is fairly common. The obverse die was deformed and the resulting ...
penny weight7/13/2006
  Q: I did check the weight of the pennies and they are 2-3 tenths of a gram heavier than 1975-1976 ...
  A: Glad the information was helpful. And I want to thank you for the follow-ups you gave me. The ...
Value of Unusual Coins7/9/2006
  Q: I have come across some coins that I collected some years ago, and have just come across again and I ...
  A: These are not official US released dollars. They are made as a coin and sold as a collectable. But ...
Micro o7/9/2006
  Q: I have seen 1880-O Morgans offered as Micro o,s,and I have checked this out and found three years ...
  A: I have no listing as a major variety for anything but the doubled die (Hot Lips) on the 1888-O and ...
penny7/7/2006
  Q: ok,what i have are a 1975 and 1976 penny.they are both silver in color,and they are feel like the ...
  A: There was no recorded error in my catalogs of a off metal strike on your cents. How clear is the ...
penneys7/1/2006
  Q: I have a penny dated from 1919. I was reading about the marks underneath the date that tell you ...
  A: The Lincoln Cent was minted at all US Mints. Only the Denver and San Francisco Mints have a Mint ...
Two Headed Quarter5/21/2006
  Q: My friend was given change after purchaseing something from the store. She went to use her change in ...
  A: I have experience with these coins and have seen them in Quarters, Half Dollars and Nickels. (I ...
coins10/20/2005
  Q: i am new to coin collecting and i have been buying some $20 gold st. gaudens MS65 . i have been ...
  A: MS65 are high grade coins and very desirable. You are doing the right thing buying them slabbed by ...
1925 S St Gauden Double Eagle 20 dollar gold10/9/2005
  Q: I cannot find any information on the value of the coin. The case it is in, is plastic and appears to ...
  A: Coin values are determined by 2 factors. 1) Its Grade or state of preservation. And 2) Its ...
wheat back penny10/7/2005
  Q: Hi How many years did they make the wheat penny? thanks
  A: The US Cent had the Wheat design on the reverse since 1909 and continued until 1958. (49 years) It ...
The 1979 US $1 coin – is...9/18/2005
  Q: The 1979 US $1 coin – is it of any worth beyond face value? And if you also are “expertâ€? in ...
  A: All collector coins and notes are valued on a combination of two conditions. 1) How rare it is. ...
Silver Certificates & old pennies9/17/2005
  Q: Is there a site where a person can look up values of coins? My neighbor wants to know the ...
  A: 1935 Silver Certificate - These notes are similar to today's Federal Reserve Notes except that they ...
exactly how much is this coin worth9/7/2005
  Q: 2000-S Massachusettes clad ICG PR 69DCAM
  A: There is no EXACT value for a coin. It sells for what a buyer will pay. A range of value is fair to ...
sell coins8/25/2005
  Q: how would I sell my coins to a private collector?
  A: Please remember to rate this answer. If there are any Numismatic Clubs or coin groups in your ...
wheat penny8/22/2005
  Q: I am a collector of wheat pennies but have come upon one that is a silver colored 1943 wheat penny. ...
  A: The single year of 1943 the cents were made of steel with a zinc coating. The war effort took all ...
I have 5 coins in a sealed...8/18/2005
  Q: I have 5 coins in a sealed plastic case. The printing inside the case states "CLASSIC COINS SAN ...
  A: These sets have been sold for years all I have seen are truly some original coins. It is likely the ...
Liberty type II8/12/2005
  Q: What makes the type II 1917 quarter type II
  A: The Type 1 Standing liberty quarter was released in 1916. For the first part of 1917 and all of ...
mint products8/4/2005
  Q: What was the website for ordering new usa coins on line?
  A: I think you want the US Mints Web site at : www.usmint.gov If they don't have the items you are ...
silver coins7/22/2005
  Q: This was before the run on silver. Since many coins were melted at that time and because of this ...
  A: There are so many series made in silver coins, I cannot be specific in my answer. Roosevelt dimes ...
1965 small dime7/20/2005
  Q: I own a US 1965 dime, but it is only 10 mm (3/8") in diameter. I acquired it some 20 years ago ...
  A: This coin would have to be seen by a US coin dealer. Since there are a few cases of altered coins ...
COIN BANKS7/16/2005
  Q: I ALSO WANTED TO ASK WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH THE MANY,MANY COINS FROM MY KIDS BANKS?I HAVE A 1976 TWO ...
  A: The best thing for modern coins after 1970 is to roll them yourself and take them to the bank. If ...
WEST POINT COIN7/14/2005
  Q: IS THERE A WEST POINT NEW YORK COMMEMORATIVE COIN AND IS IT STILL AVAILABLE? THANKS
  A: The 2002 West Point Bicentennial Silver Dollar Coin was designed by U.S. Mint Sculptor/Engravers ...
Recommended Grading Service7/13/2005
  Q: I have a 1907 $5 Golden Eagle coin that was just given to me by my father. It has been in a drawer ...
  A: You are right to ask this question. Never clean a coin! Like furniture the surface finish is a ...
morgan Dollars6/29/2005
  Q: PapaJack, Thanks for your time and any input or leads. First off I saw a tool which encases ...
  A: I could not identify the tool you mention from the description. I have seen coins getting graded and ...
Hello PAPAJACK, I came across...6/28/2005
  Q: I came across a newer issue penny with no date on it. What do you think about that? Can it be worth ...
  A: There is no report of any working dies having this error. Although the U.S. Mint adheres to strict ...
Rough condition Buffalo Head...6/27/2005
  Q: Rough condition Buffalo Head pennies worth anything? Thanks! --Rox
  A: There were US indian head cents but I think you are asking about the USA Indian Head (or Buffalo) ...
Rare Coin?6/27/2005
  Q: I came across a 2000-D Dime that is all copper. Is it a screw up? And is it worth anything?
  A: Are the images well detailed on both sides? Is the diameter and thickness correct for a dime? ...
SILVER DOLLAR6/22/2005
  Q: This is a silver proof in a plastic holder in a blue case thanksHOW MUCH IS A 1987 SILVER ONE OUNCE ...
  A: The proof coin retails from $29.00 to $35.00 dollars. It is very available at coin shows and dealer ...
1976 Silver Dollar misprint6/22/2005
  Q: Where can I get a value for a misprinted 1976 Eisenhower dollar. When you flip the coin over, the ...
  A: I do not deal in error coins and cannot give you an absolute value. You should try the COINECA site ...
1889 usa one cent6/21/2005
  Q: I have a 1889 usa one cent coin. it has a hole through it. It seems to have been made on purpose ...
  A: This is a common problem seen with coins. I have seen all denominations of coins from One cent to ...
US Liberty coin set6/21/2005
  Q: I have a 1986 US Liberty coin set with 2 one dollar, 2, half and 2 gold coins. Can you tell me ...
  A: Sorry for the delay, I could not find a price for a 6 coin set, but here are the values selling ...
quarter6/18/2005
  Q: what was the amount produced of the ohio quarter?
  A: There were 217,200,000 made at the Philadelphia Mint and another 414,832,000 made at the Denver ...
1943 cent6/18/2005
  Q: I think I have a 1943 copper penny. How do I know if it is real.
  A: That is a rare coin if it really is the COPPER 1943 Cent. There are only a few Copper 1943 cents ...
2005 mint set6/15/2005
  Q: Phildelphia quarter pack has two California and no Minnesota coin is this considered a error?
  A: I have read about this a few times in the past couple of years. So it seems it happens a lot. This ...
copper back dime6/13/2005
  Q: The dime has a copper back. Is this rare? Can it be real? If so how much is it worth? It is weird ...
  A: The metal strips used for modern clad coins is made like a sandwich of 3 layers of metal. A layer ...
Coin Damage6/11/2005
  Q: I was at a show and saw a coin from a dealer that looked nice to me but he was saing it was whissed. ...
  A: The term is WHIZZED and it usually means the coin has been altered on the surface to look better (in ...
PROOF6/7/2005
  Q: I have a 1988 proof set is it worth a lot it is in a box and has a plastic hplder for the coins.
  A: The 1988 set is common and looking at ebay (which is not a great guide since the sellers and bidders ...
1982 penny6/5/2005
  Q: What do the LG and SM mean in listing for 1982 pennys.
  A: The lg and sm are to designate the Large and Small Date varities on the cents. The Large date (LD) ...
no date buffalo head dime6/3/2005
  Q: i was wondering if you had ever come in contact with a buffalo head nickel and if so about how much ...
  A: Indian Head (Buffalo) Nickels are worth some money depending on the grade you have. If your coin ...
Possible Error on Nickel6/2/2005
  Q: I recently came into possesion of my grandfathers coin collection. He passed away 21 years ago and ...
  A: This seems like a normal War time Nickel But I cannot find a reference to the B01 on Jefferson's ...
Value of several Indian Head Pennies6/2/2005
  Q: Papajack, I have 8 Indian Head Pennies from the following years - 1893, 1896, 1898, 1901, 1902, ...
  A: On Indian Head Cents if the date is unclear, the word LIBERTY is worn and the devices on the coin ...
coin collecting6/1/2005
  Q: we have a 1925 silver dollar it is kind of beatup but would like to know the value. thanks
  A: This is a very common coin. The coin grading scale goes from 1 to 70. All circulated coins fall no ...
morgan dollar5/26/2005
  Q: hi what do they mean when a vam number is listed for a coin?
  A: VAM stands for Van Allen and Mallis. They are authors of a reference guide on die varieties for ...
THE VALUE5/21/2005
  Q: I HAVE A 1/2 CALIFORNIA GOLD COIN AND IT IS DATED 1853 b.u. IT IS ALSO IN A CARDBOARD TYPE PACKAGING ...
  A: What you describe sounds like a reproduction of the California Fractional Gold Coins. Although you ...
copper in coins5/19/2005
  Q: how come copper is added to a coin's metal what does the copper do?
  A: COPPER is the base metal for coins, It is very maliable. meaning it can be formed many ways and ...
coin identifying5/13/2005
  Q: Liberty and the face of the statue of liberty is the only thing on one side the other has some ...
  A: This comes under the Silver Bullion piece catagory. It is not a coin but a Troy Ounce of Silver. ...
silver coins5/13/2005
  Q: Are the one ounce silver panda coins worth more than the american eagles coins?
  A: There is no real difference between the silver Panda and the silver eagle coins. They are both one ...
I have several coins that...5/12/2005
  Q: I have several coins that I have been dragging around for my lifetime. Do they have any value and ...
  A: These coins are not worth a whole lot but here is some information for you. Nobody throws away ...
Economic question5/11/2005
  Q: My name Is Dr. Mohamed El Maraghy I have an economical question, and i would be very pleased if you ...
  A: I did look for the information in numismatic catalogs but it is not available to me. Sorry I can't ...
TOKEN5/10/2005
  Q: I HAVE A FOUND A FEW OLD NYC SUBWAY TOKENS ARE THE VALUABLE?
  A: These transportation tokens are not my field. I am sure they are collected by many. Their value ...
proof coins5/9/2005
  Q: what makes the cameo on a proof coin? I keep getting different answers?
  A: These coins are proofs made from dies that are frosted by a vapor blasting then the fields are ...
coin value5/6/2005
  Q: I have an accumulation of coins how do I get an appraisal?
  A: Short answer for a big question. If you would like to research the items yourself (and it is a good ...
silver nickel5/4/2005
  Q: I have silver nickel coins dated 1898 to 1903. How do I find out their value if I was to sell them? ...
  A: Yhese are Liberty Head Nickels, Sometimes called V-Nickels. These are not high value coins due to ...
2004 quarter5/2/2005
  Q: Is there a Rare Wisconsin Quarter to look for?
  A: The coin in the news lately is an error 2004 Denver mint Wisconsin Quarter. There is an image of an ...
old dime5/1/2005
  Q: I have a 1940 mercury dime and I just want to know any value? Thank you
  A: For valuing any of the more common date and Mint marks on Winged Liberty Head dimes even in the ...
one cent4/28/2005
  Q: It is a 1944 Lincoln US cent but there is no stamping on the back. Is it a error?
  A: This is an altered coin. There could not be a good strike on the front without a working die for ...
Coin material4/27/2005
  Q: Are they really silver?what are those 2004 dollar coins made from? Answer - Hello Zack, The ...
  A: Yes these are 99.97% pure silver. The US has been issuing these silver bullion with the One Dollar ...
SBA Dollars4/24/2005
  Q: The 1979 dollar has the filled S mint mark. My 1981 does not appear to have the same filled S as ...
  A: The Filled and Clear Mint Marks do not look the same for each year. See if you can get a copy of the ...
coin collecting4/20/2005
  Q: i am looking for the value of a two headed 1994 Kennedy half dollar?
  A: I have experience with these coins and have seen them in Quarters, Half Dollars and Nickels. (I ...
fake coin4/20/2005
  Q: I would like to know if someone can tell if a coin is fake by feeling it. I was told that my coin ...
  A: Many of the more valuable coins have been copied. More than half of the 1916-D dimes I have seen are ...
$2 BILL4/19/2005
  Q: What years were federal reserve issues for the two dollar bill?
  A: The only Federal reserve notes previously issued were the 1976 and 1995. They sell from $3.50 to ...
copper used in coins in 1960's4/13/2005
  Q: Well, my teacher told me that during the 1950's and 1970's copper was used in coins. Why wasn't ...
  A: The metal Copper has always been used in the coins of the United States, but in varring amounts. ...
new nickel4/11/2005
  Q: Whats the design on the 2005 nickels?
  A: The design name is "President Jefferson with Handwritten Liberty" This are the descriptions from the ...
Mint mark missing4/10/2005
  Q: On a 1999 quarter why would there be no mint stamp? I checked closly and no markings at all. The ...
  A: There is no report of any working dies having this error. Although the U.S. Mint adheres to strict ...
Coin Design4/8/2005
  Q: I am an avid coin collector of many years and understand the processes and terms associated with ...
  A: This is a great question, sorry I could not find more out for you on the design process itself. ...
Thin US Washinton Quarter4/7/2005
  Q: I have a 1970 D Washington Quarter that was struck on a dime plate (don't know what the sheet is ...
  A: This is an error coin in the struck on Wrong Planchet ERROR group. Combined Organization of ...
1989 proof set4/6/2005
  Q: Is a boxed proof set from 1989 worth a lot?
  A: These proof sets in the government packaging with certifcation sheet still only sell fromm $4.00 to ...
image on coin4/5/2005
  Q: It has a drum with four flags and a cap on the center one. any information is helpfull.1900 penny. ...
  A: The One with crossed cannons at the bottom? The word liberty is likely just worn off. This is a ...
steel penny4/3/2005
  Q: I just received a 1943 steel penny. I did not find any other marks on it. I was told it has value. ...
  A: I think you are asking about the 1943 Lincoln Cent. They are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in ...
US coins ca. 1940 -19764/3/2005
  Q: In an old house we just purchased, we found a stash of rolled coins - nickels to half-dollars from ...
  A: NOTE:.. This is not a forum for buying or selling of coins. None of the experts here should make ...
1986 US Mint Liberty 3-Coin Set3/31/2005
  Q: Can you tell me if the US Mint Liberty coin set with silver dollar, gold $5, and silver half dollar ...
  A: This set was issued in both versions (PROOF and UNCIRCULATED) as a 3 piece set. The paperwork that ...
1921 Denver3/30/2005
  Q: Value of dollar 1921 Denver in very good condition.
  A: The 1921 coin is 90% silver and in very bad shape will sell for $4.50. They usually sell for $7.00 ...
1878 Silver Dollar3/27/2005
  Q: My husband has an 1878 Silver Dollar that he's had since he was a kid. How can I find out if it has ...
  A: First this is the Morgan type dollar and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse they were made at ...
US Silver Dollars3/27/2005
  Q: How can I tell the value of 3 silver dollars I have from 1890 to 1901?
  A: First this is the Morgan type dollar and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse they were made at ...
commemorative coin3/22/2005
  Q: I have a coin, possibly brass, with the legend "preserving american freedom" on one side and ...
  A: This is not a coin but a medal. All coins need a denomination and to be issued by a government. I ...
grains troy?3/22/2005
  Q: What is the source of the grain weight?
  A: I read the originial object was a grain of wheat but I cant be positive. I do know it takes 5,760 ...
silver Dimes3/21/2005
  Q: I was was given some old dimes and we just want to know and idea of how much they might be worth. ...
  A: Although you might not realize it there are many of these old dimes around. Collectors have ...
silver doller3/20/2005
  Q: When do the 2005 issues go on sale?Are the prices the same for other proof silvers? thanks againI ...
  A: The proof version is on sale now at the US Mint. It is Item # (Z56) for $27.95 USD each. For the ...
1955 half3/19/2005
  Q: want to get a value for a 1955 silver half dollar coin
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it ...
buffalo bill cody coin3/19/2005
  Q: i need some info on this coin that has a picture of buffalo bill cody on one side and a buffalo on ...
  A: This is NOT a US COIN, most likely it is a Silver Round (a Bullion issue). To be a coin it must be ...
mint mark3/18/2005
  Q: Where are the mint marks on other old nickels?i have a 1945 nickel with a large letter p above the ...
  A: All the Jefferson nickels made at the branch mints do have mintmarks. There would be a small S or ...
Buffalo nickels3/18/2005
  Q: I have come across a nickle dating 1929, and wanted to ask if it had much value. It has the Indian ...
  A: Coins are graded on a scale from 1 to 70. They are valued according to the grade and any problems ...
Coins stuck in plastic tubes3/17/2005
  Q: I recently bought 2 rolls of uncirculated 1960 Lincoln pennies in round plastic tubes. The coins ...
  A: If these tubes were the right size to begin with they have shrunk. Likely due to heat cycling. The ...
old coins3/16/2005
  Q: I have some old coins or tokens from the 1800's. They are the size, shape, and color of a large ...
  A: You are describing " Hard Times Tokens" They were usually the size of large cents and traded the ...
KENNEDY HALF DOLLARS3/16/2005
  Q: WHERE CAN I GET KENNEDY HALF DOLLARS I HAVENT SEEN MANY AROUND IN COLLECTABLE SHAPE? THANKS D.
  A: , The federal reserve has not ordered Half Dollars for issue into circulation for a few years now. ...
Rare Quarter3/15/2005
  Q: I have recently received an 1899 United States quarter and I was wandering if someone could give me ...
  A: Barber designed this Liberty Head Quarter that was used from 1892 to 1916. The Barber quarter series ...
5$ Gold coin3/13/2005
  Q: I have a $5 Gold liberty. 1851-C grade 60 PCGS price 13700. The only problem is its locked around a ...
  A: I am not really clear on the description you give in the question. "1851-C grade 60 PCGS $5 Gold ...
OLD PENNY3/11/2005
  Q: FOUND AN OLD PENNY 1939 IT HAS NORMAL WEAR IS IT VALUABLE?
  A: This coin if worn is not that rare. It sells from 15 cents to a dollar in circulated condition. ...
GAUDINS GOLD COIN3/11/2005
  Q: WHAT IS THE VALUE OF MY 20 DOLLAR GOLD COIN ?
  A: The value depends on the Grade and the Date. There were many of these made and they were used ...
Coin Id3/10/2005
  Q: You seem to be the right man for this question. I have a coin that Says..(Front) MILLENNIUM 2000(in ...
  A: This is a Liberian Issued Coin. It is a face value of $20 Liberia Dollars. The Liberian ...
error coin3/9/2005
  Q: where will i find a book for misstake coins. i want to know if what i am finding is an error and ...
  A: For values on all types of errors "the Greater the error the Greater The Value" is the general rule ...
susan B. 1979 P3/7/2005
  Q: I have S.B.1979 P in very good condition. BUT it has a way diff. look on the date side it looks like ...
  A: I need a better description of the lines you see on the coin. Is it a starbyrst or cartwheel effect ...
coin value3/7/2005
  Q: us dime 1914 little dirty buffolo nickle no date half dollar 1941 one dollar 1887 no mint one cent ...
  A: All coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from 4 to 50 on the scale. ...
image on coin3/6/2005
  Q: Did this happen on the cent and dime as well? thanksWhy is the indian head nickel profile facing ...
  A: Yes for the most part all US Coins have had the heads design go both ways at the atrists/engravers ...
coins3/5/2005
  Q: Sr. I have 12 Venezuelan silver coins from 1800's and others from 1900's - 1956 Where can I evaluate ...
  A: I am not familiar enough with south american coins to give you a value on your holdings. But I may ...
QUARTER DATE3/5/2005
  Q: WHEN WERE THE WISCONSON ERROR QUARTERS RELEASED?
  A: The Wisconsin State Quarter was already released. They were released December, 2004. Wisconsin ...
coin value3/4/2005
  Q: 1885 dollar coin and a little us coin silver 1885 with III on one side
  A: It sounds like you have a Morgan dollar Designed By George Morgan and produced from 1878 till 1921, ...
bullion dollar3/3/2005
  Q: there is some bullion for sale at a flea market they were all different dates but the same design ...
  A: These bullion coins unless Brilliant uncirculated (flawless) are traded as just ounces of silver on ...
1776-1976 quarter3/1/2005
  Q: The roll was put aside years ago do I have to look at each coin?Bicentenial 1776-1976 quarter roll, ...
  A: Unless you already know the coins have never been circulated yoou should look through them all. They ...
half dollar2/28/2005
  Q: When did they stop making silver half coins in the usa?
  A: The USA stopped the production of 90% silver in its coins in 1964. The half dollar was made of 40% ...
what is the name of all the...2/28/2005
  Q: what is the name of all the different quarters
  A: Sorry for the delay, I could not access the site. The Quarter denomination goes back to 1796, and ...
Confederate Money2/26/2005
  Q: Have come across a 1864 Confederate States $10.00 bill. If you can, please let me know where I can ...
  A: These bills were made in the millions to support the south's war effort. Their value is very ...
state quarters2/24/2005
  Q: a friend of mine told me there was an error in the tennessee coin. but he didn't know what it was, ...
  A: The only thing I can remember, is about the design accuracy. I saw an article that the guitar and ...
Values2/24/2005
  Q: What are the chances of me finding one of these errors? Thanks again..what is making the 2004 ...
  A: I haven't seen any myself but here is a statement made from some experts and newspapers so far. ...
copper leaf penny .2/24/2005
  Q: what is the value of a 1944&1941 copper leaf penny is it the same as the 1943 copper leaf penny.
  A: All the US Cents made these years (1941 to 1944) were common. They were made in the hundreds of ...
Gold coin2/24/2005
  Q: I have a 1866 $20 Gold Liberty with motto. Here are detail pictures: ...
  A: The pictures help a lot but you can not grade a coin on just pictures, It will have to be seen in ...
Five and one dollars2/24/2005
  Q: I have a five dollar bill series of 1963 that has some printing in Red ink. I also have a dollar ...
  A: These are common notes very common. The one is a United States Note and the other a Silver ...
Buffalo nickels2/22/2005
  Q: When is the new buffalo nickel coin comming out.
  A: These 2005 coins are already being sent to the banks from the mint. I do not know when you will see ...
Indian penny2/20/2005
  Q: I have come across a U.S. penny with the head of an Indian. The year is 1909. I am trying to find ...
  A: The grading scale currently used in the United States is goes from 1 to 70. The 1 (poor grade) is a ...
paper money2/19/2005
  Q: Can you tell me what a 1934A us ten dollar bill is worth or where online i can find the answer to ...
  A: It is listed for from $11 in fine, $15 in extra fine and $25 dollars in crisp uncirculated. The ...
1955 dd cent2/19/2005
  Q: What does DD Obverse mean ?
  A: A double die error is a hubbed die that was made with a second impression tht was not properly ...
frauds on ebay2/18/2005
  Q: I have been trading on ebay for years, mostly buying. Out of 48 transactions I have never no ...
  A: I have heard of way too many frauds on ebay. Ebay protects itself by stating it is "only a venue". ...
1925 lincolin penny2/17/2005
  Q: what is the value of this coin
  A: It's difficult to give a value for a coin you cannot look at. When you have no idea of it's ...
RARENESS2/16/2005
  Q: WHAT MAKES A COIN RARE ?
  A: Rareity is decided on a couple of factors. 1) How mamy are made. Or how many still survive. A rare ...
five cent coin2/15/2005
  Q: I have a U.S. Nickel dated 1900. There are 13 stars around the profile of Lady on one side and on ...
  A: 1900 is not a rare date for Liberty Head Nickels. In well worn condition, it's worth about $1.50 If ...
Morgan Dollar worth2/13/2005
  Q: What is an 1886 O mint Morgan Dollar worth? It is ACG Rated MS-66? And who will buy it for the best ...
  A: The 1886 is a common date morgan dollar. If truly a MINT STATE GRADE of 66 it can be worth a good ...
Wisconsin quarter2/12/2005
  Q: How will I know if I have one of the Wisconsin quarter.
  A: Lots of people saw this in the news. The cause of these extra "leaves" is uncertain. Mint ...
State Quarter2/11/2005
  Q: I have some of the Wisconsin quarter coins and I have heard that there is something making some of ...
  A: I guess lots of people saw this in the news. The cause of these extra "leaves" is uncertain. Mint ...
silver dollar2/8/2005
  Q: How much is a 1922 silver dollar worth that has the face of a woman with spikes or thorns in her ...
  A: The PEACE DOLLAR depicts Lady Liberty on the obverse. and an American Bald Eagle on the reverse ...
silver dollar2/8/2005
  Q: How much is a 1922 silver dollar worth that has the face of a woman with spikes or thorns in her ...
  A: I answered this question for you earlier. If you need it sent again just let me know. Please ...
$2 BILL2/7/2005
  Q: HOW MUCH IS A 1976 TWO DOLLAR BILL WORTH?
  A: Paper Notes are valued by grade and rarity. There are three major grades for currency, Fine, Extra ...
half dollar2/7/2005
  Q: What is a 1907 half dollar coin worth it is worn and somewhat scratchy. there is a d on the back ...
  A: Not sure if I sent this answer before but here it is for you. This is a 90% silver half dollar and ...
Silver U.S. coins2/6/2005
  Q: I have been saving silver coins for many years. Knickels,dimes,quarters,half dollars etc. These are ...
  A: Sorry for the delay this is an involved question. You did not say what denominations, dates or mint ...
Values2/5/2005
  Q: What is the current value of a 1953 and 1954 US penny
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from 4 to 50 on the scale. ...
was there a quarter before...2/4/2005
  Q: was there a quarter before president Washington
  A: Washington died prior to any coins being made but was against any having his (or any living persons) ...
coins2/3/2005
  Q: I have a 1940 wheat penny. I think it is the double die penny. How do you check if it is? How do you ...
  A: As far as a value for the coin if it is a true error. There is no standard price list available. ...
vermont quarter2/2/2005
  Q: I have a vermont quarter that appears to be about half the thickness of a quarter. The face of the ...
  A: In the minting process, the blank that coins are minted from are cut from long strips of metal. ...
Joseph Eggleston Johnson Coin2/1/2005
  Q: Whilst my Father was constructing a pool in his back yard to his home, many years ago, we found a ...
  A: I did not find a catalog entry for the piece you have. It is not a coin since it does not have a ...
error1/28/2005
  Q: i have a quarter all the printing is there but it is bent almost in half is this an collectable ...
  A: Since the coin has the image stamped on it properly this bend must have happened after it left the ...
1893o coin1/27/2005
  Q: My 1893 O silver dollar neede a fair market value. It is graded by pcgs as ms60. Can you help me?
  A: Let me try to help you without you having to send me more information right away. First this is the ...
dime value1/27/2005
  Q: I found a 1927 mercury head dime. Does it have any monetary value?
  A: Yes it does have some value. Nobody throws away money. It seems to continue to change hands and be ...
Coin lettering1/24/2005
  Q: What was the first coin to have IN GOD WE TRUST on it?
  A: The 1864 2 cent copper coin was the first to have the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" on it. There were ...
Coin material1/22/2005
  Q: Are there Brass coins made in the USA?
  A: There were some US cents made with shells of melted munitions made post WWII oonly (1944 to 1946) ...
coin collecting1/21/2005
  Q: I have some old half dollars from 1961 to 1963 I have held on to for years are they valuable?
  A: In circulated condition these only sell for $2.00 to $4.00 dollars each. This is due to the huge ...
value1/19/2005
  Q: can you please give me the current value of a 1877 half doller sitting liberty?thankk you
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
1942 nickel1/17/2005
  Q: I have a '42 nickel with no mint stamp above the Monticello dome (or anywhere else). Is this ...
  A: There were 2 versions of the Jefferson nickel in 1942. The first one was 75% copper and 25% nickel ...
troy ounce silver1/15/2005
  Q: I have a coin that states that it is one troy ounce silver .999. On the side where this is,it has a ...
  A: This comes under the "Silver Bullion" piece or Silver Round, catagory. It is not a coin, but a full ...
valuable coins1/13/2005
  Q: Can you tell me what are some of the rarer most valuable coins in coin collecting?
  A: Here is a current list of the most valuable and rare coins according to the market. Also they are ...
old penney1/10/2005
  Q: I found an old penny dated 1929 with sheaths of wheat on the back. I also have a penney dated 1957 ...
  A: Wheat back cents were made from 1909 to 1958. Only a few are valuable as listed below. The Copper ...
gold penny 19991/10/2005
  Q: My daughter received a 1999 gold penny for change at a store "about" 4 1/2 years ago. It is the same ...
  A: The Mint gets it's one cent blanks from outside vendors. It makes the new dollar blanks at the mint ...
find what bill is worth1/9/2005
  Q: have 2 1957 silver certificate $1 dollar bills very good condition are these worth a lot?
  A: These are collected mostly in higher grades, and are available. The main Grades are FINE, EXTRA ...
carson city morgan silver dollar1/9/2005
  Q: I have an 1883 CC morgan silver dollar in its plastic case. I don't have any of the paperwork, ...
  A: I don't recall the previous answer to you I guess about the Carson City coin. It sounds like a GSA ...
Quarter1/8/2005
  Q: I have found 1964 quarter it is very worn in some places but i was told it has silver in it. Is it ...
  A: This is a very very common coin. Although it is 90% silver (this is a little less than a dollars ...
Gold Coins1/8/2005
  Q: A cashier at a Chinese restaurant asked me tonight if I had any gold coins that I wanted to sell. I ...
  A: The only pure gold coins are the Bullion Coins at 99.3% gold .......Many countrys' make them ...
1986 proof set1/7/2005
  Q: I have been holding on to a 1986 proof set with 2 coins the dollar an half dollar what is the ...
  A: These sets are available. they made about seven million of each coin in proof condition, and can be ...
coins1/6/2005
  Q: How much do 1987 proof sets sell for?
  A: These sets are available. they made almost 4 million and can be had for from $5 to $9 dollars each. ...
coin image1/4/2005
  Q: I got coin that is silver on the front and a copper color on the opposite side but the image is not ...
  A: In the minting process, the blank that coins are minted from are cut from long strips of metal. ...
half dollar1/2/2005
  Q: came across a 1858-0 50 cent us coin in an envelope marked fine what is it worth.
  A: Two factors affect the value of all coins. 1- Scarcity. How rare it is and 2- Grade. It's state ...
old penny1/1/2005
  Q: I have found a 1945 wheat penny in very good condition. Would you please tell me it's value. ...
  A: I seem to be getting a lot of Wheat back cent questions tonight. These and all coins are valued by 2 ...
1944 Silver Nickel12/30/2004
  Q: I got a 1944 Nickel in change. What do you think it's worth? It is between good to very good ...
  A: Always nice to find things in circulation! For grading your coins (found or bought) you should ...
Lincoln Speaks Pennies12/30/2004
  Q: I have two pennies in a holder labeled "Lincoln Speaks". The phrases are "War or Peace" and "Four ...
  A: These I have not seen but I have heard something about them. Made for the Gettysberg memorial or ...
coins12/29/2004
  Q: Tell me how much a 1948 penny is worth?
  A: Coins are valued by 2 factors. Their state of preservation and how rare they are. The coin grading ...
PAPER MONEY12/29/2004
  Q: WHAT WEIGHS MORE THE ALL OF THE INKS OR THE AMOUNT OF PAPER THE DOLLAR IS PRINTED ON? THANK YOU
  A: Good Question, it took a little while to find an answer. According to the United States Bureau of ...
SILVER DOLLAR WORTH12/28/2004
  Q: HOW MUCH IS A 1919 SILVER DOLLAR WORTH
  A: There were no Silver dollars made in the United States from 1904 to 1921. You did not mention if ...
1880 Dollar12/27/2004
  Q: I just received a 1880 Morgan U.S Silver Dollar for Christmas. It doesn't have any letters on the ...
  A: What a nice gift. This is called a Morgan type dollar and there is a heraldic eagle on the reverse ...
Speakers for a computer....12/27/2004
  Q: You have been very helpful to me in the past on many different subjects... I was given a set of ...
  A: Hope I can explain this correctly, There is a sound card that comes with your computer. Usually it ...
coin shells12/26/2004
  Q: I am looking for some coin shells and i think they are made by a place named Cowens in Miami, ...
  A: I have not seen lately, the cowens ones you describe. I now use CoinTain, these are archival Mylar ...
1831 Capped Bust Half Dollar12/24/2004
  Q: I have the aforementioned coin... in its package it is listed as "xfau", with a price of $190.00 ...
  A: XF-AU is an older term Extremely Fine to Almost Uncirculated and was meant to indicate the coin ...
American coins12/23/2004
  Q: Where can I get the knowledge of American coins of 19 and 20 centry?
  A: There is a guide called the RED BOOK titled " A Guide Book of U. S. Coins" by R.S. Yoeman," The ...
silver coin12/22/2004
  Q: I have a half dime which is in semi poor cond. It is dated 1837, has someone sitting down holding a ...
  A: All coin values depend on grade. The coin grading scale goes from 1 to 70. But circulated coins ...
five dollar bill12/22/2004
  Q: have a 1907 five dollar bill. The value if you please.Thank you for answering my other question!
  A: Good condition is a lower Grade as circulated notes usually are. The 1907 United States Note with a ...
error quarter?12/21/2004
  Q: Are some of the errors on state quarters worth a lot of money. I would like to find out what to ...
  A: The error coins that get through the mint screening process are in the news lately, but there is ...
Looking for a shop12/21/2004
  Q: are there any coin collecting shops in or near southeastern connecticut
  A: Here are the first in a list of ANA Member Dealers. I am not sure of the locations nearest you, but ...
DOLLAR12/20/2004
  Q: ARE THE SILVER 1999 DOLLARS WORTH MORE THAN THE GOLDEN DOLLAR COIN.
  A: These Susan B. Anthony dollars are only worth face value unless they are proof or high grade ...
coin price12/18/2004
  Q: how much is it to buy the buffalo dollar coin?
  A: This is listed from $90 to $135 as a raw coin in grades MS62 to MS66. If professionally graded and ...
Silver Dollar12/18/2004
  Q: I have a silver dollar with liberty on one side and an eagle on the back. It is dated 1922. Does ...
  A: It certainly does have value above one dollar. Coins are graded on a scale from 1 to 70. The value ...
2 DOLLAR BILL12/16/2004
  Q: I ASKED A QUESTION ALREADY BUT WHERE CAN I GET THE UNCUT SHEET OF TWO DOLLAR BILLS
  A: For single notes the nearest Federal Reserve Bank is a sure bet. They will have notes ready for ...
Is this valuable12/16/2004
  Q: I have been tring to find out if a coin that we have is worth anything. I have tried to look it up ...
  A: This is a Mint Medal or Token. They were sold in the Souvenier Shops at the mints, and included in ...
1924 HALF12/16/2004
  Q: HI I NEED PRICING FOR AN ANACS AU50 COMMEMORITIVE HALF HUGENOT TERCENTARY COIN THANKS
  A: My book has it range from $70 to $100 in Almost uncirculated grades. Providing there is no other ...
1883 dollar12/15/2004
  Q: Were the hawaii coins from last century spendable in the united states?
  A: These coins were the same weight and value as the united states were at the time and were in fact ...
Lettering on coin12/14/2004
  Q: Please if you could, our child was doing homework and needed to know what the 'D' stands for on the ...
  A: The current Jefferson nickel five cent coin has the letter D on the front near the date as a Mint ...
2 DOLLAR BILL12/14/2004
  Q: I SAW A NEWSPAPER AD SAYING I COULD ORSER 5 2003 DATED 2 DOLLAR BILLS AT FACE VALUE BUT THERE WAS ...
  A: I think I have seen the ad (and it is an ad for a company, "Monitary Exch. or something") The notes ...
COIN COLLECTOR VALUYE12/13/2004
  Q: I HAVE A LOT OF OLD COINS AND WANT TO KNOW THE VALUE OF TWO PERTICULAR ONES - THEY AE INDIAN ...
  A: Indian head Cents are very collectable! You will have to grade the coin. Below is a quick guideline. ...
gift coin12/13/2004
  Q: what is a good coin for a gift to someone who is not a collector
  A: I would say a morgan Dollar made from 1878 to 1904 and again in 1921. There were millions made and ...
coin values12/12/2004
  Q: What is the price for a roll of 1955 bu us cents? Thanks Mark
  A: My listing shows these as a more common date even in BU condition I would pay a maximum of $14 for ...
Weight12/12/2004
  Q: What is a troy ounce?
  A: The Troy system is used in all Precious metals. The troy pound (5760 grains) is 12 Troy ounces per ...
how much is an 1884 U.S penny worth12/11/2004
  Q: i can see the letters when i tilt the coin just right but they are worn flat. i guess this is good ...
  A: This would make it a grade from 12 (Fine) to 20 (Very Fine). Nice find Probabally valued around $6 ...
discolored coins12/9/2004
  Q: I pulled out my nickel collection and saw many have turned from blue to grey and some to a light ...
  A: I may have explained this before, true numismatists don't recommend cleaning coins at all. Even ...
How do I find the answer you gave me?12/8/2004
  Q: I asked a question day before yesterday about a 1788 conterfit Massachusetts... I have not been ...
  A: Not sure what might have gone wrong with your previous email, I sent it as soon as I read your ...
1788 Massachusetts cents12/7/2004
  Q: I have 5 1788's that I am now convinced all of them are conterfit. The funny thing is, I already ...
  A: Not sure what might have gone wrong with your previous email, I sent it as soon as I read your ...
Value of pre-1982 pennies12/6/2004
  Q: I have about $300.00 worth of pre-1982 pennies and was wondering what the value of these would be. ...
  A: The Copper Cent weighs 3.11 grams. And this is 95% copper prior to 1982 except for the war years. ...
1975 Quarter12/6/2004
  Q: What was happening to the U.S. Quarter in 1975? Why can't I find one?
  A: The mint did make quarters and all denominations in 1975. The cent, nickel and dime were dated as ...
silver dollar12/3/2004
  Q: I am tring to find a value for a 1987 one ounce silver dollar 999 fine?
  A: These one ounce silver Bullion Coins were made in large quantities. For a nice clean specimen with ...
Quarters12/1/2004
  Q: What states are next years quarters? thankz
  A: The new Quarters are, and will continue to be made at all three mints. Regular struck (Brilliant ...
why do coins have ridges around them?11/30/2004
  Q: why do coins have little ridges around the edge?
  A: This practice of reeding a coins edges goes back to a time when coins were made of precious metal. ...
silver dollar11/29/2004
  Q: I have a kinda flattened 1899 silver dollar how much can I get for it
  A: In this condition they sell for only $5.00 to $9.00 each. Collectors can get Very fine samples for ...
old coin11/27/2004
  Q: my quextion is where can i get a US Silver Dollar coin for the year 1941?
  A: There were no silver dollars produced in the USA from the last Peace type dollar in 1935 till the ...
2004 nickles11/25/2004
  Q: I was wondering if the only kinds of U.S. 2004 nickles are the ones from Denver (D) and ...
  A: These are the only 2004 designs used on nickels being issued for circulation. There is the same two ...
old coins11/24/2004
  Q: I have some old coins from the early 1860's. They are the size, shape, and color of a penny but ...
  A: What you are describing comes under the heading " Hard Times Tokens" or "Store Cards" They were ...
coin values11/23/2004
  Q: i found a 1945 dime in change. i see it priced from $1.25 to $40.00 What determines the value of my ...
  A: The lowest grade recognized in most pricing guides is Good (grade-4) For this grade, the rims will ...
silver dollars11/22/2004
  Q: I have a silver dollar 1829, and one 1921, also 4 $2 bills consecutive serial numbers, from my ...
  A: I have included some URL's (web adresses) for you to visit. They have pictures for the next few ...
Coin set11/21/2004
  Q: I have a proof set dated 1999 given to me last year are their other sets available?
  A: The Mint sells proof sets directly to the public every year now. There are 2 versions one in the ...
california1/2gold11/20/2004
  Q: recently,I found a very small gold coin,less than 1/2"in diameter,one side has a bear,and ...
  A: , Wht you describe sounds like a reproduction of the California Fractional Gold Coins. I have never ...
ohio quarter11/18/2004
  Q: i am not finding state quarters from ohio i know they were made but how many are there - thanks
  A: Helo Jose, You will be able to get them out of circulation eventually, or any coin shop or coin ...
1983 quarters11/18/2004
  Q: We were told by friend to save all our 1983 quarters because they were valuable, worth up to $7 ...
  A: There were no official mint sets issued in 1982 and 1983. The coins were produced in very high ...
bullion coins11/12/2004
  Q: Can you tell me, What does the designation BU-53 on a coin mean?
  A: The official coin grading scale goes from 1 to 70. BU-53 is NOT a reconized grade. Beware of dealers ...
penny11/10/2004
  Q: have found a 1990 d penny which is blank on the back side. do you know anything about it?
  A: There was no recorded error in my catalogs of a 1990 copper coated zinc cent from either mint. It ...
Imperfect Coin11/9/2004
  Q: Is it true that every so, often. The government makes a mistake or fouls up on the production of ...
  A: First any of these two headed, or Two Tailed coins are Trick coins, sometimes called Magicians ...
indian head gold coin11/7/2004
  Q: I saw some 1928 five dollar indian gold mil pieces for sale for about 20 bucks on an infomercial. it ...
  A: The piece you refer to is a reproduction of the real one I think it is issued by the National ...
Double Stamped Coin11/6/2004
  Q: I got in change yesterday a 1984 quarter that appears to be doubled stamped on the back. I am ...
  A: I need more information, Some doubling is very common. What items were doubled ? The whole ...
trying to find out if this bill is worth11/5/2004
  Q: 1923 silver dollar certificate 1 dollar bill worth
  A: These Silver Certificates are valued according to their grade. The three major Grades are Fine, ...
US quarter11/4/2004
  Q: i have a 1894 US quarter, do you know what it may be worth. It has a roman on the front? and an ...
  A: This is a Liberty Head Quarter designed by Charles Barber, first issued in 1892. Coins are valued ...
.50 cent confederate?11/3/2004
  Q: i have a half dollar/one side seated liberty.the other is a sheild with a bee hive like emblom at ...
  A: Yours is a reproduction of some kind or a restrike. Since there are only 4 known Confederate half ...
Coin Collecting11/2/2004
  Q: I would like to know the value of a 1955 S penny and a 1921 D half-dollar in nice condition, you can ...
  A: A 1955-S cent is only .25 to $1.00. They were hoarded by the millions at the time. And they are ...
gold dollar ?10/31/2004
  Q: how much is a 1919 u.s. gold dollar worth? the date is stamped in roman numerals. was that common?
  A: There is no record of the United States ever making GOLD DOLLARS in 1919. If you can better ...
to sell Silver dollars 1921--192210/30/2004
  Q: I would like to know the price of a eagle sillver dollar of 1921-1922
  A: Your Dollars are 90% silver and sell anywhere from $8 to $25 dollars in most circulated grades. To ...
are my coins rare?10/26/2004
  Q: and i have currently became fond of colecting old coins like wheat pennies and silver dollers. a ...
  A: The amount the coin may be worth is based on a few factors: 1) The 1943 Cent Truly Being COPPER. ...
Follow-up to Silver Coin10/25/2004
  Q: I purchased the item on E-bay. The auction # is 3932427868 which I think you could go on without ...
  A: I can tell you the item is not a coin issued by the U.S. Government. All U.S. coins by law must ...
Commemorative Silver coin10/24/2004
  Q: I recently purchased a silver coin(because I liked it. If possible could you tell me alittle about ...
  A: Can I get some more specifications on the piece. So far my searches turned up nothing on the mottos ...
US Pennies Worth10/21/2004
  Q: I came upon a pile of US pennies and was wondering their worth i.e. 1910 1911 1920 1930 Generally in ...
  A: US Lincoln Cents are collectable. Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It ...
postage as money10/21/2004
  Q: Is fractional currency the same as postal currency since it used the design from the stamps?
  A: Fractional Currency was different from encased postal stamps. Postage Stamp Currency is a minor ...
1893 HALF DOLLAR10/18/2004
  Q: VALUE FOR A 1893 SILVER HALF DOLLAR IT IS DARK BUT LOOKS GOOD CONDITION
  A: Sorry for the delay, I could not access the site. There were two 1893 Half dollars made. The ...
"Gold" penny10/18/2004
  Q: I have a 1975 penny that i got as change at the grocery store. It looks like it is made out of ...
  A: Sorry for the delay, I could not access the site. To the best I could find there are no known off ...
coin storage10/17/2004
  Q: what is a good way to store some old coins i have.
  A: Since the attractiveness and value of coins and notes depend so much on their condition, clearly it ...
FREEDOM TOWER10/15/2004
  Q: IS THE NEW FREEDOM TOWER DOLLAR COIN I SEE ON TV A REAL DOLLAR
  A: These are not official US released dollars. I have seen the advertisement as well and in fine ...
old silver dollars10/14/2004
  Q: Papajack: I recently inherited about a dozen old circulated silver dollars dating from between ...
  A: It's PapaJack from AllExperts.com http://www.allexperts.com/getExpert.asp?Category=2297 I just had ...
Gold Value in 186510/12/2004
  Q: Greetings, I am working on a fictional manuscript and need to know the value of 200 pounds of pure ...
  A: Just a follow-up for your question. Do you still need the information, I was wondering if you got my ...
look up coins9/22/2004
  Q: I was wondering if anyone knew of a site that I could goto to look up foriegn coins, pictures and ...
  A: There are no sites that handle all the world coins out there. There are just too many varities. ...
the Indian on the new gold $9/22/2004
  Q: On the new $ coins, what is the baby's name on sacagawea?
  A: The baby depicted on the coin is "Jean Baptiste" (French Canadian)(I believe it is pronounced john ...
1959 silver penny9/18/2004
  Q: I have found a silver penny...are there such things? or is it fake? About how much would it be ...
  A: I just had a very similiar question from another user ! There are no silver us Cents made. The ...
Penny9/18/2004
  Q: Could you tell me if a 1897 liberty penny is worth anything? Thanks Jerri
  A: I just had a similiar question from another user! The front is LAdy Liberty wearing an American ...
SPOT ON A COIN9/17/2004
  Q: WHAT IF THERE IS A FINGER PRINT ON COIN? HOW DOES THIS AFFECT THE VALUE?
  A: Fingerprints are a problem on a lot of coins. It is an EYE-APPEAL item rather than a true value ...
Jar of pennies9/17/2004
  Q: I have a jar of pennies from my grandmother. Some old and some new. Quite a few with the wreath on ...
  A: US Lincoln Cents are collectable. A Philadelphia issue 1909 cent in circulated condition sells ...
susan b anthony9/17/2004
  Q: I have a 1979 Susan B Anthony dollar coin that appears to be a misprint. The coin appears to be ...
  A: It is usually a minting variety, caused by wear and tear on the coin blank, with one of the clad ...
1857 gold coin9/16/2004
  Q: what's the value of a $3.00 gold coin. has a small dark mark on edge. I think its a mint mark,could ...
  A: In 1857 only 2 Mints made the $3.00 dollar piece. Philadelphia and San Francisco. A mint mark if ...
find what bill is worth9/14/2004
  Q:
  A: The Silver Certificates are valued according to their grade. the major Grades are Fine, Extra Fine ...
1990 D silver penny9/13/2004
  Q: I have a penny from 1990 that is silver in color I dont know if it is a misprint or just a ...
  A: It is likely just a novelity or collectors item. The US Mint didnot strike it like this. For ...
gold9/13/2004
  Q: I have a 5 dollar gold coin with no date, liberty on the front eagles on the back 1/10 oz. fine gold ...
  A: You have a 1986 (OR Later) Bullion Gold coin. "Modern Gold Eagle" It is a piece of Gold Bullion. In ...
Coin Books9/8/2004
  Q: We live in a small town, my husband has been collecting coins since he was a small child. When we ...
  A: When is up to you. There is no sure formula for the market price of these items. As other ...
1813 US Penny9/8/2004
  Q: Found a 1813 US Penny while remodling the basement alittle tarnished but good. Is it worth anything? ...
  A: I do think it is collectable it's value has to be determined by several characteristics. Coins are ...
1943 Error penny9/8/2004
  Q: When my husband was a kid he found a penny in a cardboard and plastic wrapper on the ground that is ...
  A: The only error with proven specimens on file is the 1943 D cent. Look at the "D" mint mark carefully ...
coins9/8/2004
  Q:
  A: Proof refers to the way a coin is made The method of manufacture, not the grade of the coin. While ...
fake coin9/3/2004
  Q: How do you tell if a coin is fake. Someone told me that my coin did not sound like silver?
  A: Your coin could be a forgery. More than half the hard to get expensive and rare date coins are ...
morgan silver dollar9/1/2004
  Q: I have a 1900 and an 1887 silver dollar with the zero above the "o" in dollar. Both have been ...
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Most circulated coins range from Good (grade-G4) to ...
more coins8/31/2004
  Q: I have an 1886 silver dollar, 1972, and 2 bi-cential silver dollars. Please let me know if they are ...
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With 1 being ...
silver dollars dated 1921--19228/31/2004
  Q: I have 3 silver dollars dated 1921 and 3 dated 1922. They are in sealed coin sleeves. I would like ...
  A: Your Dollars are 90% silver and sell anywhere from $8 to $25 dollars in circulated grades. However ...
1943 U S CENT8/29/2004
  Q: What's the deal on this coin, why is it so rare?
  A: The coin That is RARE is the COPPER 1943 Cent. The 1943 copper-alloy cent is one of the most ...
Commemorative coins8/27/2004
  Q: 1920 PILGRIM TERCENTENARY HALF DOLLAR VALUE?
  A: The Pilgram Half Commemorative sells in most grades from 50 to 500 (AU-5O to MS-65 respectivly). ...
silver dollar8/27/2004
  Q: hey papa - have a silver dollar from 1899 in pretty good condition and an 1897 silver dollar in ...
  A: Hey Dave, These coins are common in lower grades. Check for a Mint Mark on the reverse. Look below ...
Olympic Coliseum Dollar8/25/2004
  Q: what can you tell me about the 1984 Olympic Coliseum dollar? reason for issue etc...i just picked up ...
  A: Here is the infomation as officially released: 1984 Los Angeles Olympics dollar set, The U.S. ...
unknown coin (U.S.)8/25/2004
  Q: I have a coin the front has an egale with a twig in it's right claw, wings spread. It reads UNITED ...
  A: From your description I could not identify the piece. What color is it? How much does it weigh? How ...
dime8/23/2004
  Q: i have come accross a dime dated 1957 that is all nickel no copper is it worth anything? thanks,
  A: The dimes through 1964 are 90% silver and hold some Numismatic value as well so your 1957 even if it ...
Olympic Gold8/23/2004
  Q: If you let me continue - What can you tell me about the Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games Olympic ...
  A: Here is the infomation as officially released: 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games Olympic ...
Olympics dollar?8/21/2004
  Q: .they came in a set to me. thanks for helping me out.
  A: Here is the infomation as officially released: 1983 Los Angeles Olympics dollar, The U.S. Mint ...
info on a coin8/19/2004
  Q: It is a penny it has a funny looking indian head on the front and one cent on back the date ...
  A: I have just answered this question. Perhaps a friend may have just asked me about this same coin. ...
1898 penny8/18/2004
  Q: I was wondering what the value of a 1898 penny is worth ? it has a indian head on the front , ...
  A: These are called Indian Head Cents, made from 1859 to 1909. Yours grades good to very good ...
half dollar commemoratives8/17/2004
  Q: Can you tell me about the 1982 Anniversary of George Washington half dollar ? reason for issue ...
  A: Here is the infomation as officially released: 1982 250th Anniversary of George Washingtons Birth ...
coin values8/16/2004
  Q: what is the value of a 1850 dime
  A: Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. Without actually seeing the coin in person, only a range ...
VDB on the penny8/15/2004
  Q: What does the "VDB" on the jacket of the penny mean?
  A: These are the initials V.D.B. Near the bottom rim. They belong to the Medalist (designer) Victor ...
1982 pennies8/14/2004
  Q: I have been filling coin folders with my coins. I have some 1982 pennies but under the slot in the ...
  A: There is no easy way to see the diference between the Large and Small dates on the coins. Your ...
dime worth8/13/2004
  Q: how much is a 1945 dime worth it is in good shape but not shiney
  A: This is a common coin. A very pretty design but worth from 40 cents to $4.00 depending on how it ...
How many women have been portrayed on U.S. coinage8/11/2004
  Q: How many women have been portrayed on U.S. coinage
  A: Aside from idealized versions of "Lady Liberty," Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea are the only "real" ...
quarters8/11/2004
  Q: I have a quarter from the 1960's that is a bit lighter than today's model and is missing the copper ...
  A: I need to know the date? Pre 1964 or 1965 and later. The price difference is big. It is worth 75 ...
Older Coins8/9/2004
  Q: My Mom recently showed me a collection of coins that she and my Dad collected from his uncle. There ...
  A: Nobody throws away money. It seems to continue to change hands and be stored away. Although you ...
mint products8/7/2004
  Q: What mint commemorative coins were made in 2001 ?
  A: Commemorative Coins are Authorized by Congress, commemorative coins typically celebrate and honor ...
5$ 1849. pacific co. coin8/3/2004
  Q: I have the same coin that lady described on the web page. mine is the size of a nickel and has the r ...
  A: I am not sure of what web page you saw "the same coin that lady described " so I may be writing ...
vermont money7/30/2004
  Q: we have very old $3.00 note from vermont. is it a fake or something of value?
  A: I have a listing or $3.00 notes. Under the Obselete/Broken Bank Notes section. So it may very well ...
Greek coin7/28/2004
  Q: I have a very old looking coins with a head of a Roman looking person on one side perhaps an angel ...
  A: Coins should never be cleaned! this the first rule of conserving and collecting coins. The dates are ...
value of my coin7/28/2004
  Q: i am writing to you to ask about the value of my columbian exposition half dollar, 1892. it is in ...
  A: They were made in 1892 and 1893 for the first US Worlds Fair, in Chicago. The coins were made and ...
grade and value7/23/2004
  Q: What is a good reference book to help me grade and value my various coins?
  A: Your best picture and description may be in "The Red Book" titled - A GUIDE BOOK of UNITED STATES ...
1849 $5 Pacific Company coin7/22/2004
  Q: We are wondering if you have had any new updated information on the 1849 Pacific Company 5$ coin. We ...
  A: I did search around the ebay site and some others. But found no other records for sales there. Most ...
1943 war penny7/21/2004
  Q: I have two mint condition 1943 (silver/nickel) war pennies. If I recall they didn't use copper ...
  A: I think you are asking about the 1943 Lincoln Cent. They are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in ...
Value of 1854 Liberty Seated Half Dol7/20/2004
  Q: I am trying to get some honest information about the Coin Collection Business from you. Are you or ...
  A: NO REAL qualified expert At This Site Should Make any OFFERS on your coins or try SELLING you their ...
1855 Blake and Company $20 gold piece7/19/2004
  Q: After reading your answer to Doms question about a 1855 Blake and Company $20 gold piece I believe ...
  A: If indeed yours coin is authentic rather than like the one described in the previous question, it ...
THE CURRENT VALUE OF THE 1909 S V.D.B.7/19/2004
  Q: I WANT TO KNOW THE CURRENT VALUE OF THE 1909 S V.D.B. PENNY
  A: I can only give you a range of value for this coin, as with all coins it must be seen to be ...
collector terms7/16/2004
  Q: What does the word "EXONUMIA" - mean as a kind of collectible, what collectible(s) are we talking ...
  A: Very good question. under the Main Entry: exo·nu·mia it states : (Pronunciation: "ek-s&-'nü-mE-&, ...
i have a $7/15/2004
  Q: i am wondering if you know anything about tokens because i have this 1813 token and i take it ...
  A: Tokens is not really my field, they fall into many catagories. I am not that familiar with them all. ...
1937 ONE CENT PENNY7/13/2004
  Q: PENNY IS IN FINE CONDITION. MIGHT IT BE WORTH MORE THAN ONE CENT?
  A: Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for coins. It goes from 1 to 70. With Poor (Grade ...
Mint Proof Sets7/11/2004
  Q: What is your advice to a novice about value of mint proof sets sold on programs as Coin Vault on ...
  A: The ones I have seen on the shopping channels are over priced. Sometimes Grossly Overpriced. I do ...
Penny6/25/2004
  Q: Found a penny date 1943. Almost looks like a pewter color Has wheat on the back side. Can you ...
  A: You are asking about the 1943 Lincoln Cent. They are 'ZINC COATED STEEL' released only in 1943. The ...
Multiple Strike Penny6/24/2004
  Q: I have a 2000 D Lincoln penny which is struck once on the obverse w/Lincoln, but at least 3 times - ...
  A: There were some design items to look for in this year. But in heavily circulated condition you coin ...
1941 lincoln head penny6/22/2004
  Q: I have a 1941 Lincoln head penny. The fourth number [the numeral one] is offset and slanted away ...
  A: This cent would have to be seen by an expert for a minting variety. I found no prior record of the ...
s-mint coins6/20/2004
  Q: what is a 2000 s-mint new hampshire quarter worth?or is it any value at all.
  A: The New Hampshire Quarter was already released in 2000. They were released August 07, 2000. New ...
Coin value6/15/2004
  Q: Is there any value for an 1829 half dollar? This coin is in good condition, although it is somewhat ...
  A: I could not find a coin that fits your description? Is the Lady and the Stars on the same side of ...
a U.S. coin6/11/2004
  Q: I have come into possession of an american 5 cent coin... it has a buffalo on one side and an indian ...
  A: Indian Head (Buffalo) Nickels are worth some money depending on the grade for the date and mint mark ...
Coin value6/1/2004
  Q: Is there any value for an 1829 silver dollar?
  A: As for a rough price range on any coin - Collectors have devised a numerical grading system for ...
Morgan Silver Dollars CC5/20/2004
  Q: PAPAJACK, I have several unciculated CC Morgan silver dollars ranging from 1882-1884. In addition I ...
  A: A True Mint State (graded MS60 to MS70) coin must never have been circulated, Have Absolutly NO WEAR ...
2 SIDED QUARTER5/18/2004
  Q: I HAVE A TWO SIDED QUARTER WITH THE HEAD STAMPED ON BOTH SIDES. HOWEVER IT IS STAMPED 1985 ON ONE ...
  A: They are not rare but it is not an error coin. I have experience with these coins and have seen them ...
Michigan State Quarter5/6/2004
  Q: I have a Michigan State Quarter that is stamped "In God We Trus". The last "t" is missing. Is ...
  A: There is no report of any working die having this error. Although the U.S. Mint adheres to strict ...
help identifying a very old coin4/25/2004
  Q: my grandfather brought back a coin from ww2 french. it was almost completely black I cleaned it up ...
  A: What diameter is the coin? Are you sure it has Louis XVI on the Coin, and the date 1763 or 1783? ...
5 Dollar Bill4/23/2004
  Q: I'm Tim and my Q is ,,,What would a 5 Dollar Bill , series of 1914 with a 7-G possibly be worth? ...
  A: These large size notes can possibly be worth plenty. But condition and rarity for the condition are ...
1863 indian head penny4/21/2004
  Q: papajack, I have come to find an indian head penny which is dated 1863 but the front of the coin is ...
  A: , I did find the images just not on a single token yet. I have nothing to do with the pricing or ...
Proof set cases opened or sealed?4/15/2004
  Q: I recently purchased a proof set, 1999-S. I've noticed that there is a light copper-color ring on ...
  A: The copper ring you see around the cent is very likely the reflection from the fillet at the raised ...
Flying eagle cent4/12/2004
  Q: I have an 1857 flying eagle cent with complete detail which is uneven in color. Is there anything I ...
  A: If the coin is valuable the way it is there is nothing you can do to improve the way it looks and ...
1851o 10$ gold piece4/10/2004
  Q: i was wondering how much this coin might be worth. the coin its self to me looks in great shape ...
  A: This coin is not considered rare in circulated grades (below grade 50) but there were only 263,000 ...
morgan dollar 1878 7TF4/7/2004
  Q: I have this coin but do not understand all the lingo about the tail feathers. Iknow how the TF's ...
  A: I have this coin but do not understand all the lingo about the tail feathers. Iknow how the TF's got ...
double headed us penny4/1/2004
  Q: I have a 1979 US copper double headed "a head on each side" penny. Can you tell me what it's worth? ...
  A: I have experience with these coins and have seen them in Quarters, Half Dollars and Nickels. (I ...
Found Coins Worth??3/31/2004
  Q: I recently visited my grandfathers old house in Minnesota I found the following coins 1899 Morgan, ...
  A: These are common dates but let me give you all the information you may need. Collectors have ...
Error penny3/28/2004
  Q: I have a penny and there is what I would describe it like an extra "drop" of copper covering the ...
  A: This is not considered an error coin, since the condition was caused after it left the Mint. Somehow ...
Coin Cleaning3/26/2004
  Q: I know that coins are not suppose to be cleaned. However, can I use a soap and water or use ...
  A: What kind of DIRT is on the coin? Let me state as a Coin Collector that coins are virtually ...
USQUARTERS3/26/2004
  Q: OUR FAMILY IS COLLECTING FIRST STATE QUARTERS OF US. WE NEED TO FIND COLLECTORS BOOKS TO STORE THE ...
  A: There are a couple of albums available, from maps of the USA that hold quarters to archival quality ...
Starting a collecton3/25/2004
  Q: I am a 10 year old boy and I am considering starting a coin collection. Could you please answer ...
  A: This is trying to fit a lot of information into a small forum. But I am happy to touch on all your ...
Half Indian Half Eagle Gold Coins3/23/2004
  Q: I am trying to get a close estimate for two coins. One 1926 and one 1927 Gold Half Indian and Half ...
  A: If it is a $2.50 denomination they are known as a Quarter Eagle. (The eagle was the $10 dollar value ...
State Quarters3/21/2004
  Q: I am trying to "buy" a roll of each new state quarter as it comes out---just Philadelphia mint since ...
  A: It is still early for the coins to be found readily in circulation. I see these Business strike ...
COIN IDENTIFICATION3/16/2004
  Q: We found a silver US coin dated 1902. Female head facing right with "In God We Trust" along top. ...
  A: What size is the coin? The U.S. coins have remained the same size since 1860s and composition ...
Selling coins3/16/2004
  Q: I have a friend who is a widow. Her husband had a small collection of old US coins, some bought ...
  A: If you would like to research the items yourself (and it is a good idea to do so) I suggest you use ...
value3/15/2004
  Q: what is the worth of a mint condition 1840 Silver Dollar..
  A: This is a great find for you. I don't have the most up to date listing on this date in mint state ...
grooves on the edge of a quarter3/11/2004
  Q: how many groves are there on the edge of a U.S. quarter?
  A: There are 119 reeds on the edge of the U.S. quarter. The technique is called reeding and was and ...
1849 $5 Pacific Company Coin3/10/2004
  Q: I believe that I got ripped off by an unhonest person who misrepresented the coins on Ebay. One is a ...
  A: There is so little known about the issuer of the genuine coins I could not guess on the authenticity ...
dime and half dollar3/9/2004
  Q: I have a dime year...1912 with a large V on the back..unable to find it in a collectors book. I also ...
  A: Are you sure it is a dime you have? In 1912 the US nickel had a Liberty Head on front and a large ...
1804 silver coin3/4/2004
  Q: I have got an 1804 silver coin silver dollar- it was found in Burma. How I can verify its ...
  A: Are you a collector? Authenticating a real specimen requires some special skills. The rarity for ...
1975 U.S quarter dollar coin2/29/2004
  Q: Did any US mints produce quarters with the year "1975" struck on them? I have found every quarter ...
  A: You probably have found a 1975 quarter already but could not tell. They were all dual-dated ...
two headed quarter2/28/2004
  Q: I have come across a two headed quarter. One side is dated 1997 and the other is 1998. How can I ...
  A: I have experience with these coins and have seen them in Quarters, Half Dollars and Nickels. (I ...
1889 Morgan Silver Dollar2/27/2004
  Q: Papajack, The reverse of my morgan silver dollar (1889) has no marking to indicate a location where ...
  A: The Morgan Type silver dollars are 90% silver and were made at 5 mints over the years. Philadelphia ...
1963 proof set2/21/2004
  Q: Papajack! I am fairly new to coin collecting. I am trying to build a collection to pass on to my ...
  A: The value is assigned to the coins not the packaging. All the mint and proof sets I have received ...
Proof and Mint Sets2/20/2004
  Q: Since the value of proof and mint sets is below the value of the coins in proof or MS65 ...
  A: You do have the information correct and some profit is posible using this set as an example, but the ...
Indian head coin2/13/2004
  Q: I just purchased an 1877 indian head coin from a friend. I tried taking some pictures with my ...
  A: There is the chance of A Struck through grease filled die Error: If the coin exhibits weak or ...
i have an error 1968-D Roosevelt dime2/13/2004
  Q: The error is that it has a copper back. Is this rare? Can it even happen? If so how much would it ...
  A: Some more information will narrow down the possibilities. What is the thickness of the piece? AND ...
1863 penny2/13/2004
  Q: I have a 1863 penny much like an indian head penny. It says B MALONEY PROPRIETOR on the obverse with ...
  A: It is a CIVIL WAR STORE CARD TOKEN. However yours is not political in nature. There were many ...
MISPRINT ON '23 SILVER DOLLAR2/13/2004
  Q: I HAVE A 1923 SILVER DOLLAR WITH A MISPRINT: "IN GOD WE TRVST" IS PRINTED ON IT. IS THIS COIN WORTH ...
  A: The Classic spelling of TRVST is correct on the coin. The Medalic artist chose the Older Spelling ...
Why is the dime so small?2/12/2004
  Q: I was wondering why the dime is so small compared to the rest of the coins? I have tried to locate ...
  A: The U.S. Dime size was arrived at by it's metal content. Exactly 10% of the silver a dollar had in ...
1855 Gold Coin2/11/2004
  Q: My father recently passed away and we found a large box loaded with coins and currency. One stands ...
  A: Blake and Co. were assayers in 1854 in California. It is also the year the San Francisco mint ...
1967 jfk half dollar2/9/2004
  Q: this half dollar has jfk face on both sides
  A: I have experience with these coins and have seen them in Quarters, Half Dollars and Nickels. (I ...
Coin from 18932/6/2004
  Q: I have a silver colored dollar coin from 1893 and I was just wondering if you could tell me how much ...
  A: They are NICK-NAMED Morgan dollars from 1878 to 1921. They have a base value of about $7.50 each ...
1999 Susan B. Anthony dollar2/6/2004
  Q: Can you tell me why the Susan B. was not included in the US Mint uncirculated P&D sets? But are for ...
  A: There was no production planned for Anthony dollars in 1999. The new dollar was due out but not ...
I've always been under the...2/1/2004
  Q: I've always been under the impression, that U.S. proof sets should be in excellent condition. I ...
  A: Orr, These conditions do not add value to the coin sets. But on the upside will only lessen the ...

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