It has become normal to see small-size high-denomination notes dominate the top price tier in contemporary auctions. These notes are nearly always from the Series 1934 issue. Seeing one from the earlier Series 1928 does not often happen, so the appearance of one such $5,000 note at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries currency auction at the […]
The worst thing that could happen after coin roll hunting or bill searching banknotes is that you end up with the same money you started with!
31 U.S. Code § 5112 – Denominations, specifications, and design of coins (a) The Secretary of the Treasury may mint and issue only the following coins: (1) a dollar coin that is 1.043 inches in diameter. (2) a half dollar coin that is 1.205 inches in diameter and weighs 11.34 grams. (3) a quarter dollar
The half dollar, quarter dollar, and dime coins are clad coins with 3 layers of metal. The 2 identical outer layers are an alloy of 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel. The inner layer is copper. The outer layers are metallurgically bonded to the inner layer and weigh at least 30 percent of the
How to look for to spot the really rare ones!
For the world’s rarest pennies in the world, values are well over $100,000 and just under $2,000,000. Here are 15 of the most valuable pennies, based on over 200,000+ public records and auction sales figures. As a collector, you eventually get to the point where you need to purchase your coins from a coin dealer