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These days we think of quarters as small change, but back in 1934, a quarter coin was equal in value to $5.10 today. If you’re thinking about starting a quarter coin collection, you might be wondering which years are worth keeping an eye out for. 1934 was the second year that the Washington quarter coin was struck in the United States, with the first minting occurring in 1932. In 1933, none of these coins were…

1994 Steel Penny Investment Rating:  94 out of 100 (SHOP EBAY) The 1944 Steel Penny is one of the most expensive coins in existence. and in our opinion one of the best in terms of an ultra-low-cost investment. Most probably created by accident, this off-metal error coin relates to WWII, as the copper that was traditionally used was required for a number of military-related purposes as the US battled Axis powers in multiple theatres. The…

The 1941 Walking Liberty Half Dollar is another great collector’s item, made of 90% silver. First produced in 1916, it lasted until being replaced by the Franklin half a dollar in 1948. With a stunning obverse that highlights Lady Liberty draped in the US flag and reverse that is engulfed by a large eagle, it’s easy to see why it’s so popular with collectors! Top-Rated Coin Investments 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar 1922 Silver Peace Dollar…

The 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar is a highly collectible item, which is worth its weight in silver (and one of our favorite coins of all-time here at Coin Value Investor). That’s true in a literal sense, as even the worst copy is still worth a decent amount when looking at the value of the raw materials. As the first standard silver dollar minted since the passage of the Coinage Act of 1873, it’s seen as…

Buy the 1936 Buffalo Nickel on eBay The 1936 Buffalo Nickel was one of the final versions of the coin to be minted, produced towards the end of a 25-year run that started in 1913. Part of a famous collection that includes a number of coins that sell for startling prices, what does the 1936 range have to offer in that regard? Related: 1928 Buffalo Nickel Here’s everything you could possibly need to know about…

The 1923 Peace Dollar is one of the most popular silver coins ever produced by the United States and a staple for investors and hobbyists alike. The coin represents a significant time period in not only American history, but world history and its relatively large production numbers mean that it’s a realistic buy for all different levels of collectors. Trending: 1916 Mercury Dime Value The peace dollar would be minted from 1921-1928 and then once…

Over a century old, the 1916 Mercury dime is one of the more valuable coins you could potentially find down the back of your couch. Originally named the Winged Liberty, the dimes are 90% silver. Trending: 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar Value Depending on the mint mark, they could be worth a small fortune at auction, and that includes beaten up coins that have clearly seen better years.  Here’s a rundown of the types, values, and…

The 1945 Wheat Penny (also known as a Lincoln Penny) is one of a set spanning the years 1909 through 1958. It features an image of the popular president, underneath the motto; ‘In God we trust.’ Abraham Lincoln was chosen as a subject for the penny to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth. Trending: 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar Value On the reverse, you’ll find the denomination in large lettering, along with ‘E pluribus unum’,…