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
British father-of-five, 52, is locked in a Turkish jail and faces a three-year prison term after being arrested for plucking 13 old coins from the sea bed while diving on a ...
A British tourist is facing up to three years in a Turkish jail after he picked up some ancient coins while snorkelling in the sea. Toby Robyns, 52, was arrested at Milas-Bodrum Airport as he and his family prepared to fly home from their holiday. more info

When do the old £1 coins go out of circulation, how many of the new coins have defects? All you need to know…
THERE are now more of the new, 12-sided £1 coins in circulation than there are round pounds. The new pound coin has been described as the most secure in the world. Here's what you need to know about the switch... The new £1 coin has entered circulation ... more info

British tourist faces three years in Turkish prison after finding old coins when snorkelling
A BRITISH dad is in a hellhole Turkish jail over a few coins he found snorkelling on holiday. Toby Robyns, 52, was arrested in front of his horrified family as they prepared to fly home. Airport staff in Bodrum said the coins were historical artefacts. more info

This 18-year-old digital-currency millionaire thinks bitcoin could hit $10,000 a coin
Bitcoin millionaire speaks at a TEDx Teen conference back in 2014. Erik Finman Erik Finman may be only 18, but he's a millionaire, thanks to a very shrewd and early investment in bitcoin. And despite the recent tumult in the world of digital currency and a ... more info