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

Basics of American Silver Eagles

Posted by Tom Deaux on Apr 29th 2018

The American Silver Eagle came into existence in 1986 with the issuance of three types of coins. All American Silver Eagles contain one Troy ounce of 99.9% fine silver and have the same design featu … read more