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
Rare Jewish coins found in Temple Mount excavation
Workers at the archaeological site, the Mount Antiquities Salvage Operation in Emek Tzurim, on the Mount of Olives near Jerusalem’s Old City on Oct. 6, 2016. (COURTESY) (JNS) Five exceptionally rare ancient coins from among the first-ever minted ones by ... more info

Collector Participates in Sioux Falls Coin Show For Over 40 Years
The Sioux Falls coin, stamp and collectable show has been around for decades. In the 1970’s the show almost ceased to exist. No one would take it over from the old organizer, so Larry Muehl stepped in. “It’s important to the collectors because if you ... more info

The New Silk Road Is Old: Why You Should Ignore Belt and Road Initiative Maps
More importantly, many people seem to imagine the Belt and Road Initiative as the old trade route reborn. It is not envisaged as an elaborate economic chain but as a simple, medieval, point-to-point transfer of goods and coins (which, by the way ... more info

Up to the Challenge: THPD Chief John Plasse working to help five-year-old Dakota Pitts build his challenge coin collection
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - It's a simple gesture all to make a young boy smile. Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts was recently killed in the line of duty. He left behind three children, one of them being five-year-old Dakota Pitts. Dakota said he loved ... more info