1880 Morgan Dollar: How Many Really Remain & What’s It Worth?

Morgan Dollar OverviewOne of the most popular coins with collectors, the Morgan Silver Dollar was produced in a time when the United States was seeing a great revolution in industry and overall growth. Known as a coin that generally retains its value, the Morgan Dollar sees a large demand by collectors and investors alike.The new […]

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1935 Buffalo Nickel: Doubled Die Error Brings Big Money

About the Buffalo NickelMinted from 1913 till 1938, the Indian Head, commonly referred to as the Buffalo Nickel, has been a loved coin that can be found in almost every established collector’s hoard.James Earl Fraser was the original designer of the Buffalo Nickel, creating a coin that paid homage to America’s Native Americans and the […]

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1974 Washington Quarter: A Great Coin To Start A Modern Collection

Washington Quarter OverviewOne of the most used coins in commerce, the Washington Quarter, has had a very interesting history. The quarter was made to celebrate the 200th birthday of the first US president, George Washington. Sculptor John Flanagan designed the entire coin, and the mint started production of the Washington Quarter in 1932.Flanagan’s design featured […]

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1966 Washington Quarter: Reduced Mintage Makes Higher Grades Scarce

Washington Quarter OverviewA well known and necessary coin for use in everyday commerce, the Washington Quarter was first minted in 1932 and replaced the standing liberty quarter. Designed to commemorate the 200th birthday of President George Washington, the Washington Quarter became an instant hit with consumers.Sculptor John Flanagan was responsible for designing the Washington Quarter, […]

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1921: The Year of Two Different Silver Dollars

The Year of Two Different Dollars1921 was a unique year for the US silver dollar program. The Mint saw the return of the Morgan Silver Dollar, as well as the start of production for the Peace Silver Dollar. During this time in history, it was very uncommon for the Mint to produce two different types […]

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1968 S Doubled Die Lincoln Memorial Penny Error

Lincoln Memorial Penny OverviewDesigned in 1909 by Victor D. Brenner, the Lincoln Cent was embraced by consumers across the country because of its pleasing design. After a 50 year run with the reverse of the coin featuring two wheat ears, the Lincoln Penny got an update in 1959 from designer Frank Gasparro.Gasparro’s design called for […]

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1971 D Lincoln Penny: Mint Error Brings Added Value

Lincoln Memorial Penny OverviewOne of the most well known and longest running series of coins in US history is the Lincoln Memorial Penny. First minted in 1909, the Lincoln cent originally had a wheat stalk reverse, resulting in the nickname of “wheat penny.”In 1959 the Lincoln cent was updated to replace the wheat stalks on […]

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1988 D Jefferson Nickel: Full Steps Lead to Full Prices

Jefferson Nickel OverviewDesigned by sculptor Felix Schlag, the Jefferson Nickel was first minted in 1938 to replace the widely circulated Buffalo Nickel. Schlag’s design was meant to commemorate founding father and United States President, Thomas Jefferson.The obverse of the coin features a portrait of Thomas Jefferson facing left, with the motto “IN GOD WE TRUST” […]

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