The 1864 Indian Cent

Posted by Tom Deaux on Jul 31st 2019

OverviewA complete Indian Cent collection includes two varieties of coins from 1864. This is because in 1864 the Indian Head Cent transitioned from a Copper-Nickel (88% copper, 12% nickel) compositi … read more

Testing for Fake US Silver Coins and Bullion

Posted by Tom Deaux on Mar 29th 2019

Be Aware that Fake Silver is in the MarketplaceSilver buyers should be aware that there is a significant amount of fake silver in the marketplace, including silver coins and silver bullion. A minima … read more

Finding Mint Marks on US Coins

Posted by Tom Deaux on Aug 21st 2018

What is a mint mark?A mint mark is an abbreviation that denotes the minting facility that a coin was manufactured in. There have been 8 mints in the United States since the first national mint opene … read more

QCC Proxy Coin now available in most denominations

Posted by Tom Deaux on Jun 24th 2018

The Quality Collectible Coins Proxy coin is now available in the following size diameters:18 mm for US Dimes and some small gold pieces.19 mm for US Small Cents, including Flying Eagle, Indian, and Li … read more