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
Sainsbury’s joins The Sun’s Pounds For Poppies appeal and asks you to donate your old coins
Visit any one of the supermarket’s 1,400 UK stores and you will be able to donate your old round pound coins to the Royal British Legion. The old coins were officially taken out of circulation last week but there are nearly 400million still out there. more info

Former Old Tappan coin dealer sentenced to 15 months in prison for not paying taxes
Former Old Tappan coin dealer sentenced to 15 months in prison for not paying taxes Former Bergen County resident coin dealer sentence to prison for tax evasion Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2yD5f1R more info

Can you use your old £1 coins to buy poppies?
But some shops are still accepting them after the deadline. People have been urged to rummage through their wallets, coat pockets, piggy banks and sofas so that they can spend them, bank them or give them to charity before this date. The Royal British ... more info

Here's where you can still spend your old pound coins – including Greggs, Iceland and Aldi
Sunday (October 15) has been and gone, meaning it's now the shiny new £1 coin or nothing, as the deadline for spending your old round pound has passed. Don't forget that your round £1 coins won't be accepted in shops or businesses after 23:59 tomorrow! more info