What Are The Most Common Asked Question In Rare Coins?

Q: If I bring my coins in, how much does it cost to find out what they are worth?
A: Nothing. There is no charge for us to tell you what we would pay for your items.

Q: Are you open on the weekend?
A: Yes, we are open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and closed Sunday.

Q: How do I know that I am getting paid a fair amount for my coins?
A: We strive to pay the most for your coins and collectibles. We have been in business over 45 years and have built a great reputation in the Atlanta area. We recommend that you get another offer prior to coming to us so you can see just how strong our prices are.

Q: Can I get a value of my coins over the phone?
A: In some cases yes, but in many cases no. Please call us and we will do our best to assist you.

Q: How do I clean my coins?
A: You NEVER want to clean coins because it destroys their value.

Q: How do I know if my coins are worth anything?
A: That’s easy! Simply give us a call and we will be happy to help you determine what your coins are worth.

Q: Do you sell coin supplies?
A: No, unfortunately we do not.

Q: What makes a coin valuable?
A: There are many factors that go into determining the value of a coin, including date, mintmark, and condition. The fact that a coin is old doesn’t necessarily mean that is worth anything.

Q: Do you have a showroom?
A: We do not put coins on display. We have a very large inventory, so if there is something you are looking for please contact us ahead of time and we would be happy to show you whatever you would like.

Q: Do you buy stamps?
A: Unfortunately, we no longer deal in stamps. There is a stamp shop downtown that can assist you called Stamps Unlimited.

Q: Do you buy foreign money?
A: The only foreign money that we deal in is gold and silver coinage. We do not buy the old paper money or misc. coins.

Q: How old does a coin need to be to have value?
A: Age is not the determining factor in valuing coins. Pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, halves, and dollars from 1970 and later are spendable.

Q: What was the last year that coins contained silver in the U.S?
A: 1964 was the last year of 90% silver in dimes, quarters, and halves. However, from 1965 to 1969 half dollars contained 40% silver while all dimes and quarters did not.

Q: Do I need to make an appointment to bring my coins in?
A: You certainly can do this, but we also offer walk in hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 to 3 on Saturday.

Q: Do I need to make an appointment to come in and look at coins?
A: Yes, unfortunately we do not put coins on display and for security reasons the majority of our inventory is kept off site. If there is something you would like to see we would be more then happy to find it for you, but we do ask that you call us ahead of time.

Q: Do bicentennial quarters, half dollars, and dollars that say 1776-1976 have any value?
A: No, they are spendable.

Q: How much are wheat pennies in the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s worth?
A: On average they are worth 2 cents each.*

Q: I have a 1943 Wheat cent that is not struck in copper. Is that rare?
A: In 1943, the US mint struck cent coins out of steel so the copper could be used for the war effort. Therefore, steel cents are very common. Only the 1943 cents struck in copper are rare.

Q: What are buffalo nickels in the 1920’s and 30’s worth?
A: If the date is readable they are worth approximately $.25. Buffalo nickels that have the date worn off are worth close to face value.*

Q: What are circulated silver dollars in the 1920’s worth?
A: Depending on the exact condition, they can be valued anywhere from just their silver value and more.

Q: How much are Indian head pennies in the 1890’s and early 1900’s worth?
A: On average they are worth anywhere from $.50 to $1 in average condition. The better the condition the more they are worth.*

Q: How much is a 1957 silver certificate worth?
A: Depending on the condition of the note anywhere from $1.10 to $4.*

Q: Do you carry the American silver eagle coin?
A: Yes we do, but please call to check availability of certain years.

Q: How much above the spot price of silver and gold do you charge for coins?
A: This answer is constantly changing based on may different factors. For this reason we ask that you call us at your convenience to check current prices.

Q: What is the best way to buy gold?
A: We stock a variety of different gold coins in all different sizes. Your decision should be based on what you feel most comfortable with.

Q: Does the price of gold and silver change?
A: Yes, it changes moment by moment so keep in mind that prices given over the phone are indication only and subject to change.