Quick Answer: What Coins Are Worth Keeping?

What coins are valuable?

8 Valuable Coins in Circulation Today1943 Lincoln Head Copper Penny.

1955 Doubled Die Penny.

1969-S Lincoln Cent with Doubled Die Obverse.

1982 No Mint Mark Roosevelt Dime.

1999-P Connecticut Broadstruck Quarter.

2004 Wisconsin State Quarter With Extra Leaf.

2005-P “In God We Rust” Kansas State Quarter.More items…•.

How do I know if my coins are valuable?

You have to learn about each coin individually. “The three variables that determine the value of a coin are: how many were minted, the grade or condition of the coin, and the demand,” Gillis said. When asked which is most important, he says, “probably the mintage number if I had to choose one of the three.”

What coins are worth millions?

15 coins you need to watch out for: They could be worth millions of dollars1894-S Barber Dime. Credit: USA Coin Book. … 1913 Liberty Head Nickel. … 1943 Lincoln Head Copper Penny. … 1955 Double Die Penny. … 1970-S Proof Washington Quarter. … 1992 “Close AM” Penny. … 2004 Wisconsin State Quarter. … 2005 “In God We Rust” Kansas State Quarter.More items…•

How can you tell if a coin is rare?

Visit auction houses, antique stores, pawnshops, and coin collecting clubs to find rare coins for sale. This is the easiest way to locate a rare coin, but, of course, it won’t always be affordable. Try searching once you have a small collection of your own and are interested in expanding your hobby.

What year penny is worth money?

The 1943 copper-alloy cent is one of the most enigmatic coins in American numismatics — and reportedly the most valuable Lincoln penny of all.