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.


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.

Old Coins News
Which £1 coins could be worth a LOT more
Last October, if you had any old style pound coins in your piggy banks the advice was to get rid of them - and fast! With the arrival of the new-style two-tone pound coins, the £1 design which had been in use since 1983 when pound notes went out of use ... more info

Anna's China Jewelry creates new pieces from old
The bits and pieces of yesteryear -- a vintage button here, an old coin there -- often found in battered cigar boxes or in household "junk drawers" -- are the raw materials from which Anna Toler Frazier can create wearable memories. Frazier is an artisan ... more info

In AIADMK Power Struggle, Big Prizes For Jallikattu Despite Teen's Death
Chennai: A day after a 19-year-old spectator was gored to death while watching Jallikattu ... refrigerators, LED television, gold coins, couches and utensils. Mr Udhayakumar, who handed out gold coins to the winners, said: "It's an honour to give gifts ... more info

Gold trophy pattern coin leads FUN auctions in Tampa
The coin came to the FUN auction as part of the Burgess Lee Berlin ... a bronze planchet that was originally discovered in circulation by a sharp-eyed 14-year-old collector in 1944, graded AU-53 by PCGS, sold for $228,000. When introducing the trio ... more info