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Odd Type or Obsolete United States Coinage
Grades of the following coins are full, good or better. Dates are our choice; we do give a choice based on price on certain denominations. This is just a small selection of the United States type coinage available. There are hundreds of varieties. Our inventory is full of odd varieties and dates. If you're looking for a special date, certain variety or just starting a collection, check with our coin staff, they will be glad to help you fill your needs.
Half Cent (1809 -1857) - The smallest denomination coin struck in the United States. Half cents are scarce. All were coined at the Philadelphia Mint.
Large Cents (1793 -1857) - Cents, along with half cents, were the first coins struck under the authority of the United States government. Large cents were coined every year except 1815. All were coined at the Philadelphia Mint.
Two Cents (1864-1873) - The act of April 22, 1864 included a provision for the bronze two cent cent piece. This was one of the short-lived issues of United States coinage. The motto "In God We Trust" appeared for the first time on the new coin due largely to the increased religious sentiment during the Civil War Crisis.
Silver Three Cent Pieces (1851 - 1873) - Smallest of United States coins authorized by Congress.
Nickel Three Cent Pieces (1865 - 1889) - Coin shown above is the three cent piece struck in nickel composition. This was designed to replace the silver, 75% copper - 25% nickel. All were coined at Philadelphia and have plain edges.
Half Dimes (1794-1973) - Liberty seated type shown. Authorized by the Act of April 2, 1792 they were not coined until February 1795 although dated 1794. Many varieties are offered in the early dates.
Shield Nickels (1866 - 1883) - Made possible by the Act of May 16, 1866. In 1866 the coin was designed with rays between the stars on the reverse. Some of the pieces minted in 1867 have the same details but later the rays were eliminated creating two varieties for that year.
Capped Bust Dime (1809 - 1837)
Liberty Seated Dime (1837 - 1891)
Twenty Cents (1875-1878) - This short-lived coin was often complained about because of the similarity in design and size to the quarter dollar. Most of the 1876 CC coins were melted at the mint and never released.
Capped Bust Quarter (1815 - 1838)
Liberty Seated Quarter (1838 - 1891) - This series contains a variety of dates, mints and types.
Capped Bust Half Dollar (1807 - 1836) - The head of Liberty facing left was used on all United States coin denominations for the next 30 years. The portrait and eagle were remodeled 1809 - 1834.
Liberty Seated Half Dollar (1839 - 1891)
Trade Dollar (1873 - 1885) - This coin was struck for the reason the name implies - for trade overseas. It was not meant to be legal tender. Call for availability.
Last Revised: August 26, 2012