Where can I find online coin price guides?


Quick Answer

Several well-known numismatic sources have online price guides for coin values, including Professional Coin Grading Service, NumisMedia, Whitman's Official Red Book, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation and Coin Week. Some price guides are updated daily, and some online sources have premium content for a fee.

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Where can I find online coin price guides?
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The Professional Coin Grading Service touts more than 274,000 current United States coin prices and more than 25.5 million historic United States coin values. This website includes commemorative coins, colonial coins and bullion coins. A new feature includes prices for Chinese coins.

NumisMedia claims to have "fair market values" in its price guide. This means prices are gathered from several sources for properly graded coins. This particular guide is updated daily. Whitman's popular Red Book has a search feature for customers who do not want to sift through lists. Whitman includes values for territorial gold, private gold and platinum bullion.

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation explains the website has retail prices compiled from actual transactions for coin sales across the United States. Tools allow users to spot trends in coin prices over time. Coin Week compiles more than 20 value guides including British coins, currency and ancient coins sold at auctions. Coin Week also looks at values for melt coins that are sold for precious metals.

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