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How to Sell the Coins That I’ve Inherited

Congratulations! You've inherited a coin collection, and you would like to sell it. Unfortunately, there are a few "sharks" in the c...

Coin Grading Made Simple

The primary purpose of grading a coin is to determine the coin's market value. Ascertaining a coin's value is dependent on how well the ...

How to Grade Modern Proof Coins

Grading modern proof coins is done quite differently than business strike coins and classic proof coins. Modern proof coins are usua...

4 Collectible Coins That Are Difficult to Grade

Grading coins is a difficult skill to learn. You will see that there are some coins that are easy to grade and other coins t...

What You Need to Know About Bicentennial Quarters

The 1970s were a tumultuous time in the history of the United States. Many of the causes and cultural changes that began in the 1960s carrie...

Why Your Dirty Coins Might Actually Be Worth More

People who are new to coin collecting assume that a clean and shiny coin is worth more than a dirty and dull coin. In some respects, thi...

Coin Grading 101 – Why Grade Coins?

Why Coins Are Graded? Coin grading describes the condition of your coin and is an important aspect of coin collecting. The ability to a...

What Are Numismatic Coins?

Just about everyone has heard about someone finding a rare coin in pocket change, a gold doubloon on the ocean floor, or inheriting Grandpa'...

The Top 15 Most Valuable Half Dollars

At one time, half dollars were the workhorse of the United States economy. Today, half dollars are seldom seen and rarely received i...

The Top 15 Most Valuable Silver Dollars

United States silver dollars are big and heavy coins. The beautiful artistry and world-class craftsmanship bring life to these oth...