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5 Dollar Gold Coin
The Half Eagle is a 5 dollar gold coin produced by the United States Mint from 1795 to 1929. They were authorized by the Act of April 2, 1792
20 Cent Piece
The 20 Cent Piece is a twenty cent coin made by the United States Mint beginning in 1875 and ending in 1878, one of the shortest mintages in U.S. History.
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.
1945 Penny with Buffalo Nickel backing
My grandfather left this coin to me, but do not know much about it. Can you help?
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
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
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
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 are coins that have some sort of a mistake on them, originating at the U. S. Mint. The
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.
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
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 -
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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