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
That Old Penny in Your Coin Jar Could Be Worth $85,000
You might want to take a second glance at all those pennies you have lying around. According to Little Things, a few World War II era pennies still in circulation are worth around $85,000. These particular pennies are so valuable because the government ... more info

The new one pound coin is here – what does the 12-sided £1 look like and when will the old ones become obsolete?
THE NEW 12-sided £1 coin has arrived, as the old “round pound” is starts to disappear from our spare change. The new pound coin has been described as the most secure in the world. Savers have been warned to use up their stash of old coins to make ... more info

Mystery Surrounds Treasure Trove of Gold Coins Hidden in an Old Piano
The treasure trove of gold coins, are 91.7% gold and would have been worth more than the price of a house at the time they were hidden in the piano. Gold coins found in piano Photo credit should read: Peter Reavill /The Trustees of the British Museum A ... more info

Missing your cash and old coins?
If you’ve got a collection of cash and coins tucked away, you may want to check to make sure your treasure is still safe. If it’s not, North Vancouver RCMP may have saved your booty. The police are looking for the owner of a “significant amount of ... more info