Three of the most valuable coins in the United States are the 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel, the 1893 S Morgan Silver Dollar and the 1901 Morgan Silver Dollar, according to CoinTrackers.com. Other extremely valuable coins are the 1889 CC Morgan Silver Dollar and the 1895 O Morgan Silver Dollar.Know More
The 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel is very rare, with only five coins known to exist, states CoinTrackers.com. This coin can be valued at around $3,428,950 in poor condition. Its value can reach $4,408,650 if the coin is in perfect condition, which means it does not have any flaws and is likely certified. CoinTrackers.com explains that these prices are not based on a standard coin grading scale. The value of an 1893 S Morgan Silver Dollar is roughly $6,492 in poor condition, whereas its value in perfect condition is around $550,000. There were only 100,000 of this coin issued, although many were melted down.
CoinTrackers.com estimates that the value of a 1901 Morgan Silver Dollar in poor condition is around $48, while its value in perfect condition is up to $350,000. Around 6,962,000 of this coin were issued, with 813 proof Morgan Silver Dollars issued at the Philadelphia Mint in 1901. The Double Die Reverse errors are worth up to $3,650.Learn more about Coins & Currency
As of 2014, the most valuable pennies are the 1944 steel wheat penny and the 1943 copper wheat penny; each have been known to fetch values up to $1,000,000 in excellent condition. The 1969-S Lincoln cent with a doubled die obverse and an EF-40 rating has an estimated approximate value of $35,000 and the 1970-S small date Lincoln cent with doubled die obverse has sold for as much as $3,000.Full Answer >
Rolls of Canadian coins typically have the same denominations as their counterparts in the United States. Rolls of Canadian pennies contain 50 coins, and rolls of nickels in Canada contain 40 coins, as do rolls of Canadian quarters. Canadian dime rolls contain 50 coins, while Canadian dollar rolls contain 25.Full Answer >
As of 2015, zinc, copper and nickel are used for making coins in the United States. Historically, a variety of metals have been used to make coins.Full Answer >
Saint-Gaudens gold coins are 20-dollar gold coins minted in the United States between the years 1907 and 1933. The coins are named after Saint Gaudens, the artist and sculptor who initially designed the coin. It was commissioned by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt in an effort to beautify the American coin currency.Full Answer >