Monday, October 26, 2009

It's Something

Do you have any coin and want to know its value? Leave a comment

Yes I've been busy and have not been able to post regularly on my new finds. I will say it's not much of an issue since most of my finds are common despite the fact I tried to make change as much as possible.

The U.S. nickel and dollar were from a MetroCard vending machine while the Canadian nickel is from change at a store. Just to get dollar coins I use the MetroCard machines and while most of dollars are from 2000 and crusty brown they do have a quick turnaround. A recent subway trip got me a 2009-P 11th President dollar coin which is good since it came out on August 20, 2009 and it was in my hand by October 18, 2009.

Again nothing too special about each coin:
  • The 2006 Canada 5 cents is the first one for me.
  • The 1957-D U.S. nickel is the 4th for me but it is half a century old so why not.
  • The U.S. dollar is just 1 month old and that is early for a change find.
Here's the stats...
Type/Country: 5 Cents / Canada
Year: 2006 RCM Logo
Mintage: 43,008,000 (Estimated)
Metal: 94.5% Steel, 3.5% Copper, 2% Nickel
Value: $0.05

Type/Country: 5 Cents / United States of America
Year: 1957 D
Mintage: 136,828,900
Metal: 75% copper 25% nickel
Value: $0.05

Type/Country: 1 Dollar-James K. Polk / United States
Year: 2009 P (Edge normal or ^^)
Mintage: 46,620,000 (Estimated)
Metal: 88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, and 2% Nickel
Value: $1.00 in AU-50

Still not one 2009 dime or nickel.

Do you have any coin and want to know its value? Leave a comment/question and I will do my best to find out the price and history for you.

42 dollars worth, for Comments/Questions click here.:

Anonymous said...

i just found a Canadian coin from my grandmother. It is the color of a penny, bigger around and heavier. One side has a picture of the king and queen(i'm assuming). The other side has some latin words(i'm assuming) with an engraved picture of Canada and the year 1930. Any ideas?

Anonymous said...

Upon closer investigation the coin has 1939 on it. This is a correction to the previous post. Thanks

Man said...

color of a penny, bigger around and heavier. One side has a picture of the king and queen(i'm assuming). The other side has some latin words(i'm assuming) with an engraved picture of Canada and the year...1939

This is a 1939 Royal Visit Medallion the bronze version is the most common at about $5.00 in fine.

Here is a good LINK with history.

James (UK) said...

I picked up about 10 nice 2009 pennies whilst in Chigaco, just to hang on to, but didn't get any dimes or nickels myself either.

Man said...

The pennies seem to be circulating well.

iceclimbers1 said...

Same issue here, my girlfriend has gotten 4 of the log cabin pennies but I haven't gotten any 2009 cents myself... this is getting frustrating! Anyone know if you can go to a bank that you're not a member of and get bills changed into coins?

Man said...

iceclimbers1 - A good bank should change your bills just to try to get you to be a customer, but most won't.

Personally I ask cashiers at stores I know in my area if they have any new coins or "funny money".

drehk said...

Hi,
I was wondering if you could take a look at these old coins we found in my Grandmothers house. We have found many different ones, from Morgan Dollars, Peace Dollars, Silver Certs, 2 dollar bills that are in sequence. Here is a link to some of them, would you know the value of any of them?
Thanks for your help :)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/43773165@N07/sets/72157622574311169/

Man said...

We have found many different ones, from Morgan Dollars, Peace Dollars, Silver Certs, 2 dollar bills that are in sequence. Here is a link to some of them...

1897-S about $22.00 in very-fine
1923 about $17.00 looks cleaned which may lower the value
1903-S about $80.00 in fine
1884-S about $17.00 looks cleaned which may lower the value
1889-O about $12.60

iceclimbers1 said...

when you said you ask your cashiers, do you just ask any in your area? And do you pay them penny for penny? What about foreign currency?

Man said...

when you said you ask your cashiers, do you just ask any in your area? And do you pay them penny for penny? What about foreign currency?

Yes I know them from my area.
I've lived in the same place for 20+ years so most of them know I collect.

I get them at face value because I usually buy something and when they give me change I ask if they found anything interesting.

The reason I have so many Canadian cents is that is what they give me the most.

Occasionally if I spot something given to a cashier that I don't know I will ask. It's 50/50 if they give it.

I get many foreign coins but never any foreign currency/notes because cashiers never will accept those bills.

Bryan said...

I have a 1943-C Newfoundland Dime and I was wondering how much it might be worth. I'm self grading it and saying it's in fine condition. I also have two Barber half dollars, 1898-O and 1906-D, both in Good condition that I was wondering about as well. Thank you!

Man said...

1943-C Newfoundland Dime in fine about $1.50

two Barber half dollars in Good condition
1898-O about $35.00
1906-D about $12.00

Anonymous said...

I have a 2006 dollar bill, the front is normal and the back has the front and back printed on it. I was wondering its worth?

Man said...

2006 dollar bill, the front is normal and the back has the front and back printed on it.

This is an Offset Printing about $100.00.

Bryan said...

I have a star note, $100 bill Series 2006 HB 10201829*, its a little worn in the middle. Is it worth anything?

Man said...

$100 bill Series 2006 HB 10201829*, its a little worn in the middle

This one is common it's about $105.00 or less.

Anonymous said...

I have a 1999 $1.00 Federal Reserve note with no serial numbers or seal where the ONE is right of Washingtons portrait. Series (F), used condition,
any value? Thanks

Man said...

1999 $1.00 Federal Reserve note with no serial numbers or seal where the ONE is right of Washingtons portrait. Series (F), used condition

This is a Missing Overprint error it's about $100.00.

Bryan said...

I've got a $50 Series 1996 star note, a bit worn but here are the serial numbers: AG 00267061 * Is it worth anything?

Man said...

$50 Series 1996 star note, a bit worn but here are the serial numbers: AG 00267061 *

About $60.00

iceclimbers1 said...

I really want to buy some other coins, but I was wondering if this was a good trade.

80$ consisting of E95131820B 20$ from 1993 (fine), G39624586D 10$ from 1995 (fine), C93967937A 10$ from 1985 (good), and 10 crisp 2$ bills from 2003, sequential, and some other generic 20$ bill
for
1350 Wheat pennies, 1910-1958, G-AU

Man said...

80$ consisting of
E95131820B 20$ from 1993 (fine), about $20.00
G39624586D 10$ from 1995 (fine), about $10.00
C93967937A 10$ from 1985 (good), about $10.00
10 crisp 2$ bills from 2003, sequential, about $20.00
some other generic 20$ bill about $20.00

for 1350 Wheat pennies, 1910-1958, G-AU about $81.00 at $0.06 times 1350.

It would be an even trade.

It's possible to get more wheaties for less but it seems fair if some if the wheaties can grade EF or higher.

Anonymous said...

I would like know the value of a 1944 D/D wheat penny. It is bright with lots of detail.

Man said...

1944 D/D wheat penny. It is bright with lots of detail.

Most of the varieties average about $3.00 in extra-fine. There are 18 varieties none are worth as much as an D/S.

Anonymous said...

Thanks and have a great Thanksgiving.

Superior Discount Coins said...

It is really common for coin collectors to check their change for rare coins. For those who are interested in coin collecting, I would recommend checking all of your change in a day before putting it in the jar. So that you can cash out all the coins without worrying about rare ones being mixed up in the group.

Anonymous said...

I received a 1856 Seated Liberty Silver Dollar in pretty good condition as a tip. What might that be worth?

Man said...

1856 Seated Liberty Silver Dollar in pretty good condition about $425.00

Anonymous said...

Thank you

Will said...

I have a very nice 1921 P Morgan with multiply die cracks front and back. I count at least 9. I could not find a VAM that matched it. Any idea what it might be worth. I would probably grade an MS 64 or 65.

Man said...

1921 P Morgan with multiply die cracks front and back. I count at least 9. I could not find a VAM that matched it. Any idea what it might be worth. I would probably grade an MS 64 or 65.

Die cracks on Morgans are common and usually this many would add $50 - $100 above the $350.00 book value.

If you find an error collector they may pay more.

Serge said...

I got a Trade Dollar with what looks like Chinese, maybe Japanese symbols preesed into it. Any idea what this is about?

Man said...

Trade Dollar with what looks like Chinese, maybe Japanese symbols preesed into it.

Common on trade dollars these are called chop marks they don't change the value much and there is a market for certain Chinese marks but I'm no expert.
You would have to find them at a forum or coin club.

Serge said...

Thank You. Your blog is very interesting and informative

p0lel0ck said...

Hello It's Me Once More...
I Have Some foreign Coins I Was Wondering About.
1952-2002 Double Date Proof Canadian Toonie.925 Silver & Gold
1988 ONE DOLLAR BRASS(?)PIECE, NOT A ROUND COIN, HAS MULTIPLE FLATS AROUND EDGE, DUCK or loon ON OBVERSE SIDE, QUEEN ON THE OTHER, COIN SHOWS WEAR EF40
1996 2 DOLLAR COIN, QUEEN ON ONE SIDE, BEAR ON THE OTHER, Bi-metal RINGs, SOME WEAR SEEN EF40
1948 Canada king george 1 cent in au50
1956 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
1962 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
1963 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
1967 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
1972 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
1982 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
1983 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
1998 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent
2000 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent

1969 canada beaver 5 cents
1982 canada sail boat 10 cents
1993 canada sail boat 10 cents
1867-1992 canada yukon 25 cents
2008 canada rein deer 25 cents
1970 canada Queen Elizabeth 50 cents PROOF maybe Silver? MS63
all are AU 50 or better!

1914 commonwealth of austrailia 1/2 penny ms60 1936 commonwealth of austrailia 1/2 penny au40
1943 Austrailia 1/2 penny au50
1936commonwealth of austrailia ONE PENNY ms60+

all 50 US state and commonwealth quarter collection in a book with protective covers over coins.all Coins MS60 or higher.

p0lel0ck said...

A Guy Wants To Sell me a Couple Canadian Bills,Are They Worth What he's Asking???

2 UNCIRULATED ONE DOLLAR CANADIAN BILLS from 1967
He wants $15.00 for both.(not a piece)

Man said...

1952-2002 Double Date Proof Canadian Toonie.925 Silver & Gold about $20.00

1988 ONE DOLLAR BRASS(?)PIECE, NOT A ROUND COIN, HAS MULTIPLE FLATS AROUND EDGE, DUCK or loon ON OBVERSE SIDE, QUEEN ON THE OTHER, COIN SHOWS WEAR EF40 about $1.00

1996 2 DOLLAR COIN, QUEEN ON ONE SIDE, BEAR ON THE OTHER, Bi-metal RINGs, SOME WEAR SEEN EF40 about $2.00
1948 Canada king george 1 cent in au50 about $2.00
1956 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.25
1962 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.05
1963 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.05
1967 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.05
1972 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.05
1982 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.05
1983 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.05
1998 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.01
2000 Canada Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent about $0.01

1969 canada beaver 5 cents about $0.10
1982 canada sail boat 10 cents about $0.17
1993 canada sail boat 10 cents about $0.17
1867-1992 canada yukon 25 cents about $0.25
2008 canada rein deer 25 cents about $0.25
1970 canada Queen Elizabeth 50 cents PROOF maybe Silver? MS63 about $1.00 not proof or silver.
all are AU 50 or better!

1914 commonwealth of austrailia 1/2 penny ms60 about $860.00
1936 commonwealth of austrailia 1/2 penny XF40 about $5.00
1943 Austrailia 1/2 penny au50 about $10.00
1936 commonwealth of austrailia ONE PENNY ms60+ about $80.00

all 50 US state and commonwealth quarter collection in a book with protective covers over coins.all Coins MS60
About $0.50 each

Man said...

2 UNCIRULATED ONE DOLLAR CANADIAN BILLS from 1967 about $7.00 each depending on serial numbers

p0lel0ck said...

Okay Thank you Very Much For All Your Help!It Is GREATLY Appreciated!!!

Anonymous said...

1993 Queen Elizabeth Canadian Penny found it don't know how much is worth. Email me the facts asap please.

jc_cabral_2@yahoo.com my email.

Man said...

1993 Queen Elizabeth Canadian Penny just $0.01