Old Coins

Old coins colelcting can be very rewarding if you do it right. Coin collecting is becoming more than just a hobby, as more and more people realize the potential of coins as an investment.

Old coins, especially the once made from precious metal, such as Gold Coins, Silver Coins and Platinum Coins increase in value as the price of the commodity and demand increase. You can buy online Old Gold American Coins, Old Silver Canadian and Old Russian Coins at My Coin Dealer.

The ROI (Return On Investment) of more than 100% in just one year is possible if you buy your coins wisely. Please refer to Coin Investment for more information about investing in coins.

Old Coins

The value of old coins depends mostly on condition (grade) of the coin, scarcity or rarity and demand (how many collectors want it). Old coins are different from modern coins, because they also have a historical value, with some of the collectors collecting coins of specific period of time and willing to pay high premiums for rare old coins.

Silver Old Coins and Gold Old Coins - There is an increasing demand in old coins made from precious metals, such as silver coins and gold coins. The value of these old coins grown dramatically in last years affected by increase in commodity prices and high demand.

Refer to Silver Old Coins page and Gold Old Coins page for more information about silver old coins and gold old coins.

Please refer to the Old Coin Values page for more information about old coins value.

Numismatists and all of the third-party grading services use a 70 point numerical scale that was adapted from an old method of grading Large Cents. It's called the Sheldon Scale after its originator, William Sheldon. This scale uses the first 59 numbers to deal with circulated coins and the last 11 numbers with uncirculated coins.

Please refer to the Coin Grading page for more information about Old Coins Grading.

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Old coins are becoming more rare with the increasing demand and decreasing supply. Rare old coins bringing the highest return compare to more common or modern coins.

Please refer to our Coin Investment page to read more on investment in old coins.


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Old Coins News
10/20/2017
Poppy Appeal will still accept old £1 coins, says Royal British Legion
One pound coins were first launched on 21 April 1983 to replace £1 notes and the Royal Mint has produced more than two billion since then. More than 400 million of the coins were thought to remain in circulation the day before the deadline. Major banks ... more info

10/20/2017
The deadline for the old £1 coin has passed, but you can still spend yours at some shops in Burton
The new £1 coin may have taken the place of its round predecessor, but there are still several places in Burton where your old coins will be accepted. The new 12-sided pound coin, which resembles the old threepence coin, entered circulation in March and ... more info

10/18/2017
Here's where you can still spend your old pound coins – including Greggs, Iceland and Aldi
Sunday (October 15) has been and gone, meaning it's now the shiny new £1 coin or nothing, as the deadline for spending your old round pound has passed. Don't forget that your round £1 coins won't be accepted in shops or businesses after 23:59 tomorrow! more info

10/20/2017
Still left with old £1 coins? Here's how you can help the Poppy Appeal
Still got old £1 coins even though they are no longer accepted in shops? You can make your old £1 coins count this year by donating them to this year’s Poppy Appeal. The coins went out of circulation last weekend, but the Royal British Legion is ... more info