Whether you are a new collector, an experienced pro, or have been entrusted a collection through a relative’s estate, knowing the value of the coins in your collection is likely at the top of your to-do list.
Though it is currently the lowest denomination in American coinage, some cent dates & mintmarks are often sought after by collectors and can be worth much more than one cent.
When you want your collection appraised, or if you’re looking to sell coins, finding a reputable coin dealer in Connecticut is step one.
A mint mark is a very tiny letter on a coin that identifies where the coin was struck or made. What if you find a coin without one?
Sometimes a big ego can pay off. At least for you if you have a 1909 VDB penny designed by Victor D. Brenner.
The most valuable pennies are those that have been minted in low numbers, those with an error like double die obverse, or both.
If you’re looking to sell your coins in Connecticut, here’s a comprehensive guide to getting every cent your coin is worth.
To understand what “restrike” means with coins, you first need a little bit of background on how a coin is made.
As a coin collector, you are always looking for the piece that takes your collection to the next level. The 1916 D Mercury Dime would be one such piece because it is one of the few legendary coins whose beautiful design, fascinating history, and relative scarcity make it one of the most famous dimes in history.
How do you know if you’ve found a trustworthy coin appraiser? Here’s what to consider.