US Type Coins
Rare Coins

We are the preferred type coin & rare coin buyer and rare coin seller for collectors and investors alike. Each of the PGS Gold & Coin retail coins shops are staffed with knowledgeable, certified numismatists & coin appraisers. We offer expert coin appraisals to ensure you will get the highest coin price when you want to sell type coins, rare coins, gold coins, Foreign & US coins, and currency because coins are our passion. 

Coin collecting, buying, selling, and investing in coins is a pastime spanning hundreds of years that is still popular in modern times. The savvy coin collectors of today place a high value on coins containing precious metals, as well as enjoy marveling at the beauty, rarity, and historic value that coins can provide. Numismatic coins of value include US coins, foreign coins, type coins, and of course, rare key date coins, low mintage coins, and shipwreck recovered treasure coins.

Traits that distinguish a valuable coin from a common coin:

Date

Mint Mark

Condition

Rare Variety

Coins without significant scratches or bag marks are more desirable to collectors. These coins will generally have a greater numismatic value than coins that are cleaned or damaged.

US Type Coins

We buy, sell, and appraise US type coins.

Other US Type Coins

GSA Hoard

Error Coins & Error Currency

Raw Coins & Currency

Graded Coins & Currency

Foreign Coins & Currency 

Silver US Type Coins

$1 Silver Dollars

Flowing Hair Dollar, 1794 – 1795

Draped Bust Dollar, Type 1, Small Eagle, 1795 – 1798

Draped Bust Dollar, Type 2, Heraldic Eagle, 1798 – 1804

Trade Dollar, 1873 – 1885

Morgan Dollar, 1878 – 1921

Peace Dollar, Type 1 High Relief 1921 – 1922

Peace Dollar, Type 2, Low Relief 1922 – 1935

 

50c Half Dollars

Flowing Hair Half Dollar, 1794 – 1795

Draped Bust Half Dollar, Type 1, Small Eagle, 1796 – 1797

Draped Bust Half Dollar, Type 2, Large Eagle, 1801 – 1807

Capped Bust Half Dollar, Type 1, Lettered Edge, 1807 – 1836

Capped Bust Half Dollar, Type 2, Reeded Edge, “50 Cents” on Reverse, 1836 – 1837

Capped Bust Half Dollar, Type 3, Reeded Edge, “Half Dol” on Reverse, 1838 – 1839

Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Type 1, No Drapery, 1839

Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Type 2, No Motto, 1839 – 1866

Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Type 3, Arrows & Rays, 1853

Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Type 4, No Motto, Arrows at Date, 1854 – 1855

Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Type 5, With Motto, 1866 – 1891

Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Type 6, With Motto, Arrows at Date, 1873 – 1874

Barber Half Dollar, 1892 – 1915

Walking Liberty Half Dollar, 1916 – 1947

Franklin Head Half Dollar, 1948 – 1963

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 1, Silver 1964, 1992 to date

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 2, Silver Clad, 1965 – 1970

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 3, Copper-Nickel Clad, 1971 to date

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 4, Clad, Bicentennial Reverse, 1976

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 4, Silver, Bicentennial Reverse, 1976

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 5, Copper-Nickel Clad, 50th Anniversary, 2014

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 5, Silver, 50th Anniversary, 2014

Kennedy Half Dollar, Type 5, GOLD, 50th Anniversary, 2014

 

25c Quarters

Draped Bust Quarter, Type 1, Small Eagle, 1796

Draped Bust Quarter, Type 2, Heraldic Eagle, 1804 – 1807

Capped Bust Quarter, Type 1, Large Size, 1815 – 1828

Capped Bust Quarter, Type 2, Small Size, 1831 – 1838

Liberty Seated Quarter, Type 1, No Drapery, 1838 – 1840

Liberty Seated Quarter, Type 2, No Motto, 1840 – 1865

Liberty Seated Quarter, Type 3, Arrows & Rays, 1853

Liberty Seated Quarter, Type 4, No Motto, Arrows at Date, 1854 – 1855

Liberty Seated Quarter, Type 5, With Motto, 1866 – 1891

Liberty Seated Quarter, Type 6, With Motto, Arrows at Date, 1873 – 1874

Barber Quarter, 1892 – 1916

Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 1, No Stars Below Eagle, 1916 – 1917

Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 2a, Stars Below Eagle (Pedestal Date), 1917 – 1924

Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 2b, Stars Below Eagle (Recessed Date), 1925 – 1930

Washington Quarter, Type 1, Silver, 1932 – 1964

Washington Quarter, Type 2, Clad, 1965 – 1998

Washington Quarter, Type 3, Clad, Bicentennial Reverse, 1976

Washington Quarter, Type 4, Silver, Bicentennial Reverse, 1976

Washington 50 States Quarters, 1999 – 2008

Washington DC & US Territories Quarters. 1999 – 2008

Washington DC & US Territories Quarters, Type 1, Clad, 2009

Washington DC & US Territories Quarters, Type 2, Silver, 2009

Washington America the Beautiful Quarters, Type 1, Clad, 2010 – 2021

Washington America the Beautiful Quarters, Type 2, Silver, 2010 – 2021

20c Twenty Cents

Twenty Cent Piece, 1875 – 1878

10c Dimes

Draped Bust Dime, Type 1, Small Eagle, 1796 – 1797

Draped Bust Dime, Type 2, Heraldic Eagle, 1798 – 1807

Capped Bust Dime Type 1, Large Dentils, 1809 – 1828

Capped Bust Dime, Type 2, Small Dentils, 1828 – 1837

Liberty Seated Dime, Type 1, No Stars, 1837-1838

Liberty Seated Dime, Type 2, No Drapery, 1838 – 1840

Liberty Seated Dime, Type 3, Stars Obverse, 1840 – 1860

Liberty Seated Dime, Type 4, Stars Obverse, Arrows at Date, 1853 – 1855

Liberty Seated Dime, Type 5, Legend Obverse, 1860 – 1891

Liberty Seated Dime, Type 6, Legend Obverse, Arrows at Date, 1873 – 1874

Barber Dime, 1892 – 1916

Mercury Dime, 1916 – 1945

Roosevelt Dime, Type 1, Silver, 1946 – 1964

Roosevelt Dime, Type 2, Clad, 1965 to date

 

Half Dimes

Bust Half Dime, 1792

Flowing Hair Half Dime, 1794 – 1795

Draped Bust Half Dime, Type 1, Small Eagle, 1796 – 1797

Draped Bust Half Dime, Type 2, Heraldic Eagle, 1800 – 1805

Capped Bust Half Dime, 1829 – 1837

Liberty Seated Half Dime, Type 1, No Stars, 1837 – 1838

Liberty Seated Half Dime, Type 2, No Drapery, 1838 – 1840

Liberty Seated Half Dime, Type 3, Stars on Obverse, 1840 – 1859

Liberty Seated Half Dime, Type 4, Arrows at Date, 1853 – 1855

Liberty Seated Half Dime, Type 5, Legend Obverse, 1860 – 1873

 

5c Nickels

Shield Nickel, Type 1, With Rays, 1866 – 1867

Shield Nickel, Type 2, No Rays, 1867 – 1883

Liberty Nickel, Type 1, No “Cents”, 1883

Liberty Nickel, Type 2, With “Cents”, 1883 – 1915

Buffalo Nickel, Type 1, “Five Cents” On Raised Ground, 1913

Buffalo Nickel, Type 2, “Five Cents” In Recess, 1913 – 1938

Jefferson Nickel, Type 1, Original Design Vintage, 1938 – 1964

Jefferson Nickel, Type 1, Original Design Modern, 1965 – 2003

Jefferson Nickel, Type 2, Silver Alloy, 1942 – 1945

Jefferson Nickel, Type 3, Westward Journey Designs, 2004 – 2005

Jefferson Nickel, Type 4, Return to Monticello, 2006 – to date

 

3c Three Cents

Three Cent Silver, Type 1, Small Star, 1851 – 1853

Three Cent Silver, Type 2, Large Star, Three Lines, 1854 – 1858

Three Cent Silver, Type 3, Large Star, Two Lines, 1859 – 1873

Three Cent Nickel, 1865-1889

 

2c Two Cents

Two Cent, 1864 – 1873

 

1c Large Cents

Flowing Hair Large Cent, Type 1, Chain Cent, 1793

Flowing Hair Large Cent, Type 2, Wreath Cent, 1793

Flowing Hair Large Cent, Type 3, Liberty Cap, Beaded Border, 1793

Flowing Hair Large Cent, Type 4, Liberty Cap, Denticled Border, 1794 – 1796

Draped Bust Cent, 1796 – 1807

Classic Head Cent, 1808 – 1814

Coronet Head Cent, 1816 – 1839

Braided Hair Cent, 1839 – 1857

1c Small Cents

Flying Eagle Cent, 1856 – 1858

Indian Cent, Type 1, No Shield – 1859

Indian Cent, Type 2, Copper-Nickel – 1860 – 1864

Indian Cent, Type 3, Bronze – 1864 – 1909

Lincoln Cent, Type 1, Wheat Reverse – 1909 – 1958

Lincoln Cent, Type 2, Steel – 1943

Lincoln Cent, Type 3, Memorial Reverse (Copper) – 1959 – 1982

Lincoln Cent, Type 4, Memorial Reverse (Zinc) – 1982 – 2008

Lincoln Cent, Type 5, Bi-Centennial – 2009

Lincoln Cent, Type 6, Shield Reverse (2010 to date)

 

Half Cents

Liberty Cap Half Cent, Type 1, Facing Left – 1793

Liberty Cap Half Cent, Type 2, Facing Right, Large Head – 1794

Liberty Cap Half Cent, Type 3, Facing Right, Small Head – 1795 – 1797

Draped Bust Half Cent, 1800 – 1808

Classic Head Half Cent, 1809 – 1836

Braided Hair Half Cent, 1840 – 1857

Rare Coins

Do you want to sell your rare coin or rare coin collection? Are you searching for a special coin to complete your coin collection, or to make an investment in? We are rare coin sellers, rare coin buyers, with the expertise to assist you with all rare coin transactions including rare coin appraisals. Don’t try selling your rare coins online or get taken advantage of by a fly-by-night coin appraiser. We are certified rare coin buyers that pay cash for rare coins, type coins, gold coins, silver coins, bullion coins, US and World coins, US & World currency. 

If you want to buy a rare coin, call us today for rare coin pricing.

Valuable coins such as the flowing hair, draped bust, capped bust, liberty head, and liberty seated, are all familiar to American coin collectors. Rare coins worth such high dollars need to be authenticated & certified by PCGS and/or NGC, and stored securely in a temperature-controlled environment.  If you want to buy a rare coin, call us today for rare coin pricing.

Check out these notable auction prices for these rare coins!

  • 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel $4,408,650
  • 1870-S Liberty Seated Dollar $1,959,995
  • 1927-D St Gaudens Double Eagle $1,200,000
  • 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar $825,098
  • 1838-O Capped Bust Half Dollar $745,000
  • 1933 Indian Head Gold Eagle $600,000
  • 1817 Capped Bust Half Dollar $500,000
  • 1797 Draped Bust Half Dollar $500,000
  • 1901 Morgan Silver Dollar $425,000
  • 1893-S Morgan Silver Dollar $300,000

Do you have a US type coin, or rare coin you want to submit for professional authentication and grading?

We buy, sell, and appraise all coins including US type coins, rare coins, gold, and silver coins, and ancient coins. We actively seek new coins and currency to replenish our extensive inventory. Our coin shops offer customers, coin collectors, and investors, a constantly changing inventory of interesting US type coins and rare coins. We have an extensive line of inventory with coins for every coin collector and value level including high value graded US type coins, and rare coins. 

If you’re looking for a certified US type coin & rare coin dealer where you can buy US type coins, sell US type coins, or have US type coins appraised, contact PGS Gold & Coin today. PGS Gold & Coin is a trusted US type Coin Dealer, certified US type coin buyer, and US type coin seller in the Chicago area and Midwest region.

As a Certified Coin Expert and Precious Metal Specialist, PGS Gold & Coin can buy, sell, and appraise a wide variety of high-end items. Our retail stores and online store have a large inventory of rare coins, antique silver coins, U.S. gold coins, foreign gold coins, silver dollars, type coins, foreign silver coins, 90% junk silver coins, ancient coins, medals tokens exonumia, old U.S. currency & Confederate currency, foreign currency, gold bullion, silver bullion, platinum bullion, palladium bullion, rhodium bullion, diamond engagement rings, loose diamonds, and gemstones. Our online store inventory includes all of the above plus autographed sports memorabilia, historical documents, militaria & war memorabilia, pocket watches & timepieces, comic books, antique toys and trains, musical instruments, rare stamps, estate jewelry, fur coats, luxury items, designer handbags and purses, fine wine collections, antiques, and collectibles. We also buy and sell smartphones, cell phones, iPads, laptops, video game consoles, and other new in the box electronics.

For more information from a certified US type coin dealer, and certified rare coin dealer 
about buying selling appraising rare coins, or expanding your collection of rare coins, 

Call your trusted local numismatist PGS Gold & Coin (888) 416-2701

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