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
Cash savvy members of the public exchange €1.3m worth of old Irish punts
MEMBERS OF THE public redeemed close to €1.3 million worth of “old money” last year. Irish punt banknotes and coins were withdrawn at midnight on 9 February 2002. However, it’s still possible for Irish banknotes and coins to be exchanged for ... more info

New pound coins set to be introduced in March
In the six months that follow, both coins will be legal tender but in September, shops will no longer accept the old £1 coin. You will, however, still be able to deposit it at banks. Why is the new coin being introduced? Pound coins are heavily ... more info

Woman finds nearly 80 year old coin she believes is worth thousands
ODESSA --It’s a story that many of us dream about. A woman comes across a dime from 1941 and a Google search reveals it could be worth $20,000. CBS 7 News met up with the woman and a coin expert Monday to find its true value. Like most of us, when ... more info

Star Wars: The Old Republic (for PC)
There are a bevy of currencies and economic systems that let you buy Cartel Coins, Data Crystals ... from established MMO tropes to make genre veterans abandon some of their old haunts. The narrative-driven quest system makes your character's journey ... more info