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
NPS: Centuries-old Spanish coins found at Lake Powell authentic, but likely weren’t dropped by explorers
Two centuries-old Spanish coins that were found near Lake Powell last September are authentic, but were determined to be a part of a modern coin collection, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ... more info

Timeless lessons from old money
Henry VIII’s “Great Debasement” was an exception, earning him, for amusing reasons, the sobriquet “Old Coppernose.” Nowadays, U.S. coins have negligible metallic value, and U.S. currency doesn’t ... more info

Check down the sofa: The '£1' British coin that's now worth £100,000
An exceedingly rare 200-year-old coin has just been valued at £100,000 (AUD$183,000) – and there may be more of them out there. The gold sovereign, which was minted in 1819 and given a nominal value ... more info

Anti-Abortion and Pro-Trump Are Two Sides of the Same Coin
A world where these laws stand is one where, for example, an 11-year-old girl is forced to bear the child of her 26-year-old rapist. It’s a world where predatory men are practically empowered to ... more info