A commemorative coin is a coin that is made to honor or celebrate a person, an event, an institution or a place. Commemorative coins are legal tender, but are not put into circulation.
A Ronald Reagan commemorative coin refers to any one of several coins featuring the likeness or image of President Reagan. There are several available for sale from various dealers and resale websites.
A person who collects coins is known as a numismatist. Practitioners of coin collecting, or numismatics, may collect ancient and historical coins or modern commemorative coins. Numismatics gained popularity in the United...
Some rare U.S. coins a person might find in his coin jar include the 1995 double die penny, the 1943 steel penny and the "In God We Rust" 2005 Kansas state quarter. Other rare coins include the Ben Franklin half dollar a...
To find the value of old paper money, contact a coin dealer, appraiser, shop or collector in your locality, use the Red Book and coin magazines, or access the websites of coin auctions and professional coin-collectors. A...
A 1921 Denver-minted Morgan dollar coin has value to a coin collector because this is the only year that the Denver mint produced Morgan dollars. As of June 2014, Coin Trackers estimates this coin to be worth between $31...
A mule is a coin that results when two mismatched dies are used in the minting process. The types of mule coins are: intentional, emergency, error and double-denomination.