2003 Gold Quarter: A Truly Unique Collector’s Item

Image source: Deviant ArtCollecting 2003 Gold QuartersYou have probably seen ads of 2003 gold quarters or other gold coins being advertised on television or magazines or chance upon them in any circumstance. Gold quarters are produced by enterprising companies and they do not need permission from the US Government to plate coins in gold, silver or other … Read more

1967 Quarter: A 5-Graded Scale to Determine Its Value

Image source: Wikimedia CommonsA Look into the 1967 Quarter and Other Clad Washington QuartersCoin collecting is a hobby enjoyed by many. It is interesting and rewarding, and some even see it as an investment. Coins are interesting for investors because they show constant growth in value. Some who simply collect coins as a hobby and not … Read more

1941 Nickel: 4 Ways to Determine Its Value

Image source: FlickrWhat to Look for In a 1941 Nickel​ The 1941 nickel is the last pre-war nickel produced that had the 25% nickel, 75% copper composition. Starting in 1942, the United States Mint started striking five-cent coins of different composition: a combination of copper, silver and manganese. The reason for the change in the five cent’s composition … Read more

1939 Nickel: What to Look For On This Popular Coin

Image source: PixabayAll About the 1939 Nickel of the Jefferson Nickel SeriesThe 1939 nickel belongs to the Jefferson Nickel Series, which has been in circulation since 1938. It is considered the longest-running series among the four nickel series, namely: Shield, Liberty Head, Buffalo and the Jefferson Nickel series. The Jefferson series has some valuable and collectible coins … Read more

1969 D Penny: 9 Things to Know for Grading this Coin

All About the 1969 D Penny Image source: Wikimedia Commons A total of 4,002,832,200 D pennies were minted in 1969. These coins were made in the world’s single largest coin producer, which is the Denver Colorado Mint. Weighing 3.11 grams, the 1969 D penny is made of 95% copper and 5% tin and zinc. Each penny has a … Read more

1957 D Wheat Penny: 3 Things to Know About It

Image source: Wikimedia CommonsThe Value of the 1957 D Wheat PennyIn 1957, a total of 1,051,342,000 1957 D wheat pennies were minted at the Denver Colorado Mint. The data were solely based on the total number of 1957 D pennies poured into circulation, which means it does not include coins that had been destroyed, melted, and … Read more