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My First Collectible Coin Find

I have been collecting coins since I was ten years old and of course I would go through my change and admire my coins for something unusual and exciting.

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1945 Penny with Buffalo Nickel backing

My grandfather left this coin to me, but do not know much about it. Can you help?

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1971 white penny weighs 3.23 grams

Today I found a penny. It is white but doesn't appear to be silver and it weighs 3.23 grams. I would like to know if it is an error coin and if it has

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Value of one-sided nickel

Question: Okay so I have a nickel that has the tails side but not the head. It literally looks like only one side was minted and the other is flat. The

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What does 2 of Date over 1 mean?

Question: In my 2010 Rotographic Collectors Coins GB Annual I keep coming across notes against coins as under:- 2 of date over 1

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Small 'w' on Reverse of Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Question: On the reverse side of a 1943 walking liberty 1/2 dollar, there is a 'w' to the right of the HALF DOLLAR and just under the tip of 1 feather.

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Error Coins

Error Coins are coins that have some sort of a mistake on them, originating at the U. S. Mint. The

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Two Headed Coin

I get a lot of questions from readers wanting to know the value of a Two Headed Coin or sometimes even coins with two reverse sides (tails) they have found.

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British Coin forecast 2012

British Coin forecast 2012 www.petitioncrown.com The main auctions for 2011 have just been completed and record prices have been achieved. To laugh or

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is it good to save for axample, a penny for every year, or just a sample.

Question: I have pennies, shillings etc for lots of years, but a lot are the same except for the date. Is it right to save them all in albums as i am?

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How can I get a price guide on pennies I've saved?

Question: I have several gallon jars of pennies I have saved over many years. I'm sure many are only worth 1 cent each. But I'm sure I have a few that

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kennedy 40% half dollar weigh?

Question: What does a Kennedy 40% silver half dollar weigh? My Answer: The weight for the Kennedy Half Dollars dated 1965-1970 with a composition of -

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How many 1982 d small date pennies were minted?

Question: I would like to know how many 1982 d small date us cents were minted. My Answer: Nick, as far as I know, the Mint has never released the mintage

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What is a Double Cracked Skull Penny?

Question: I have a set of two pennies I bought at a convention a long time ago, both 1960 d and on the cardboard protective cover it says double cracked

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Tennessee State Quarter

The Tennessee State Quarter was the first state quarter issued in 2002 and the 16th in the series which was authorized by the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program Act.

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