Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

FAQ's and General Policies

How do I sell my gold?
Our gold buyers are trained professionals. When you bring in your gold to sell we will first look for its purity. Karat is the factor that determines how pure your gold is. Then we will weigh your gold. Finally, our gold buyers will get up to the minute pricing. This ensures that you are getting full value for your gold at the time you are selling. We are real people buying your gold, just as you are a real person selling gold. We are not a mail away gold company. Come see us face to face. Our gold buyers are trained to help you understand every step of the process so that after you have sold us your gold you will feel comfortable in knowing how the process works. We want you to know that you are receiving a fair price for your gold when you sell it.
What are my silver Half Dollars, Quarters, and Dimes worth?
Values of common date Half Dollars, Quarters and Dimes date 1964 and older are typically bought and sold as bullion, for the best rates please call us. The value of these coins will change according to market fluctuations and are typically bought and sold in bulk quantities. Listed below are key dates to look for in Mercury Dimes, Washington Quarters, and Half Dollars.
Key Date Dimes
1916-D
1921
1921-D
1931 & older in EF condition or better
1945 & older in new condition
Key Date Quarters
1932-D
1932-S
1940 & older in AU condition or better
1949 & older in new condition
Key Date Halves
1921 & older
1935 & older in EF or better
1938-D
1947 & older in EF or better
What is my silver certificate worth?
Typically your small size (the same physical size as regular money, as opposed to the old horse blankets) silver certificate is worth about 5% more than face. Some exceptions are the 1928 and 1934 $1.00 notes, which can be worth a little more, and the 1933 $10.00 silver certificate which is worth quite a bit.
Are the bicentennial coins (1776-1976) worth anything?
The Bicentennial quarters, half dollars and dollars of 1975 and 1976 are very plentiful and available. Lately, some of the very high grade examples of these issues have been commanding respectable premiums; however we are not interested in these coins at more than face value, as we believe that current price levels probably represent a passing fad.
Are my pennies worth anything?
Wheat back Lincoln cents date 1909 to 1958 are actually quite plentiful. The vast majority of these coins are worth about $1.20 per 50 coin roll. Complete sets from 1909 to 1940 are worth enough to have checked out, but sets from 1941-1958 are only worth about $1 if they are used and $20 if all the coins are brand new. Incomplete sets from 1909-1940 are usually worth very little.

The most valuable dates have been bolded for your convenience. The other dates listed must exhibit only moderate wear and no corrosion or damage.
Key Date Lincolns
Mint mark on a lincoln cent is right under the date
1909-S
1909-S VDB
1910-S
1911-D
1911-S
1912-D
1912-S
1913-D
1913-S
1914-D
1922 No D
1922-D
1931-S
1955 Doubled Die
What are my foreign coins worth?
While some foreign coins are worth quite a bit of money, most of them have little or no value. Over time we have learned that Americans traveling abroad love to save some coins and bring them home, so foreign coins are pretty easy to come by.