Coin collecting

Mark Feld’s Coin Collecting Tips

By Mark Feld After collecting coins off and on for years as a child, I have been involved in numismatics on a full time basis, since 1979. During that time, I have run my own coin dealership, worked for Heritage on two different occasions, been a buyer for David Hall, worked for Pinnacle Rarities and […]

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What Are State Quarters Worth?

By Matt Draiss Every single day, millions of Americans spend money and get change back. Do you ever stop to look at what winds up in your change? The quarters you get back on a regular basis most likely contain State Quarters. State Quarters are beautifully designed coins representing each one of our fifty states, but […]

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A Four-Color Fortune

By David Tosh How much is an old comic book worth? A few bucks? Hundreds? Thousands? Millions? The answer is “yes” to all of the above – and “no.” While it’s true that a handful of really rare comics have sold for astronomical prices in the past few years (including a copy of Detective Comics […]

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What’s It Worth: An Unexpected Proof

By Sarah Miller After first hearing the definition of a “proof” coin, or a specially struck coin with mirrored surfaces produced by the United States Mint for collectors instead of for circulation, it becomes clear that such coins are quite special. They typically carry a notable premium over regular issue coins and are beloved by […]

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It was 50 years ago today… well, almost

By Stewart Huckaby It obviously dates me to say that I still remember when the Beatles were still together, but then I don’t claim to be old enough to remember when they did the Ed Sullivan show 50 years ago – to be exact, February 9, 1964. The Beatles were mentioned now and again on […]

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Pop Culture Meets History – Part 2

By Michael Morgan “Silk. Tight weave. Good for an extra twenty yards.” ~ Daniel Day-Lewis as “Hawkeye” in Last of the Mohicans as he hands Uncas a roll of fabric and begins loading his rifle. The screenplay of the 1992 version of “Last of the Mohicans” took some generous liberties with Mr. Cooper’s story, but […]

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Those Old Wheat Cents in Your Dresser Might Be Worth a Fortune

By Matt Draiss Everybody has found an old coin in their change or inherited something they just do not know about. From wheat pennies right on up to $20 gold pieces, old coins are worth money. Sometimes they can be worth a fortune. The Wheat cent is one of the most famous coins to ever […]

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