United States Coins

2007 Burnished American Silver Eagle

United States coins that are of interest to coin collectors who live in the United States.  The mint releases coins throughout the year.

Unlike other mints, the United States Mint does not colorize coins.  The coins are not innovative as are the coins of many foreign mints.  There are no holographic coins.

The United States Mint does excel in variety of coin finishes.  Of particular interest to collectors are the reverse proof coins.

Currently, the America the Beautiful Quarter Program, and the now complete State Quarter Program, have gotten the attention of many numismatists.  These quarters offer the coin collector an opportunity to add several different quarters to a collection annually.

When discussing commemorative United States coins, a distinction is often made between the modern commemorative United States coins and the old, half dollar silver coins.  The older commemorative coins are highly desired by collectors.

Perhaps the Morgan dollar is the most desired of all United States coins.

Coin Value: What’s My Coin Worth?

Coin Value:  What’s My Coin worth? What Is the Coin Value? Coin value is important.  When buying a coin, you would not like to spend more than what is reasonable.  If you later sell a coin, you would want a fair coin value to be placed on the coin.  Coin books can help place a value on a coin only to a point.  Books for one year often come out in the early months of the year before the date on the books, so they can have values that are about a year or two too old.....

Adding 2018 Coins to Your Collection

Adding 2018 Coins to Your Collection 2018 Coins in Set Adding 2018 coins to your collection should also mean adding high quality 2018 coins.  The cheap, and sometimes fun, way of adding current year coins is to find them in circulation.  But, these coins have been handled, and may have damaging oils deposited on them, the damage from which may appear years later.  Worse is that not every coin can be found in circulation.  In the United states San Francisco quarters are c.....
2007 Burnished American Silver Eagle

United States Silver Bullion

United States Silver Bullion United States Silver Bullion Coins There are two main United States silver bullion coins.  Unlike silver bullion coins from many other mints, there is only one size of each coin.  The smaller of the two coins is the silver American Eagle.  This coin is very popular, especially in the United States.  The one negative is that the image does not change annually, it is permanently set.  The larger coin is the American the Beautiful silver quarte.....

Palladium Coins

Palladium Coins Palladium Coins Offer an Opportunity Palladium coins are few, bring mined by only a few major mints.  Yet, palladium is a quite valuable metal.  Certainly, palladium is much more valuable than silver.  As palladium coins are being minted they offer an excellent way to diverse a coin collection.   Palladium is slowly joining platinum and gold as an alternate precious metal used in coin minting.  It is a metal well worth owning, since its.....

Buying Bullion

Buying Bullion Buying Bullion Is Not as Simple as One Might Hope Buying bullion is easy, just go to a coin show or a coin shop, or find an online dealer.  And, if there were nothing else to consider there would be no need for this article, but there are many things that one must take into account.  The first is what kind of bullion is desired, but other issues are also present.  Size and .....

Gold Bullion:  Coins, Bars, and Medallions

Gold Bullion:  Coins, Bars, and Medallions in Gold Gold bullion comes in several forms, and the first consideration is what form would best fit your needs.   Gold bullion coins are official issues of a mint that bear a denomination.  While they are not likely to be spent, they are technically money.  Coins are issued by, or on the authority of, a legitimate government.  They ar.....

The United States Mint Planned Coin Releases for January 2018

The United States Mint Planned Coin Releases for January 2018 The United States Mint Planned Coin Releases for January 2018 The American Silver Eagle The United States Mint planned coin releases for January, 2018, include a plethora of coins. Some are familiar issues, while others are commemorative coins. The month begins with an often awaited collector’s coin, the 2018 proof American Silver Eagle. It is scheduled for a January 4 release. Collectors should prepare f.....