Alloys have been used to make U.S. coins for centuries. Why aren’t coins made of pure metal? When did alloys become the norm for U.S. coins? What’s the difference between alloy vs. clad? And how much are coins made from alloys worth? Find out here!
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Wondering where to sell gold coins? We can help! Start here to see the current price of gold and determine how much your gold coins are worth.
In light of the current economy, many people are talking about silver coins as investments these days. But what has the history for silver prices been like? And what are some popular silver coins to invest in? See how silver prices have changed through the years.
Explore ancient and modern-day traditions that involve coins. See all of the ways that coins are believed to bring luck, joy, peace, and security.
What's up with 2006 and 2007 penny values? Why are 2007 pennies worth more than 2006 pennies? Here's the answer! (I bet it will surprise you.)
A Guide To West Point Mint Coins – What Coins Does The West Point Mint Make? Are They Rare? How Much Are They Worth?
Since the 1970s, the West Point Mint has struck millions of coins. The West Point Mint currently strikes bullion coins (silver, gold, and platinum) and commemorative coins, In the 1970s and 1980s, the West Point Mint made Lincoln pennies and Washington quarters. The first West Point Mint coins did not have a mintmark. The W West Point Mint Mark first appeared in 1984. Here's more about the many types of West Point coins, including some West Point coins you may have in your pocket right now and their current value!
Melting Pennies 101 - Here are all the reasons people WANT to melt copper pennies + All the reasons you should NOT melt pennies in the United States.
Little-known facts and amazing trivia about U.S. pennies that, as a collector of coins, you should definitely know! How many of these 50 penny facts did you already know?