We received quite a few questions over the last few months, so many infact, that we decided to
incorporate them into this separate "Question and Answer" section in our Web Site.
The Questions are, for now, not arranged in any particular order, they are just simply
divided into two non specific sections. Click on the
to view the answer to a particular question.
Questions Section I
I saw an ad for a "Racketeer Gold Nickel" at $25. Is this a good price for the gold nickel?
I've heard that in olden days the Irish used gunmoney. Can you tell me something about it?
In an old chest I recently came upon an 1863 coin just like a
penny except it says "Our Navy" and "Not One Cent". Can you let me know what I have?
I have a 1370 5 Franc coin from
Morocco and was wondering what something this old would be worth?
I bought a Desert Storm commemorative
silver $10 piece in 1991. How much is it worth now?
Was Eisenhower the first president
to appear on a silver dollar?
I came across a coin with P.T. Barnum
on it. Is it worth anything?
I have an old $100 bill from 1929.
What is it worth today?
Most of the old $20 gold pieces
seem to be from the 1920's. Why is this?
After the Declaration of Independence
was signed did the U.S. start issuing coins?
My grandfather left me some gold coins
from the California Gold Rush. They are in holders priced from $250 to $400 but I'm sure
they must be worth more after all the time I've had them. The front has an Indian and
the back has a bear walking across it.?
What is the Peace Dollar?
On vacation in Turkey I bought an
Anastasius gold coin. What are they worth?
I have a gold coin with James G. Blaine on it
from 1884 which was passed down in my family. What can you tell me about it?
Are there any actual coins of Dracula?
I have a very old bill from the Citizen's
Bank of Louisiana and wanted to find out its value.
Questions Section II
I've been told that the old Franklin
halves have some advertising on them. Can you tell me what they are advertising?
Why is the 1895 $1.00 so expensive?
Are there any ancient Jewish coins
available today at reasonable prices?
I found $18 washed up on the beach which were
partially torn. Can they be redeemed in this shape?
I have a Confederate half dollar from 1861-O
and wanted to know its value?
My grandmother left me a medal from the opening
of the Panama Canal. Can you tell me what it is worth?
I received an almost perfectly new silver
certificate from 1935 with the signature of Clark on it. Since it is now almost sixty years old
I'm wondering what I can get for it?
I have an old Hibernian copper from 1815 with the
bust of a man on the front. Who was he and what is the coin worth?
Why is Confederate money still not
worth a great deal of money?
I have a stickpin with a small 1851 one dollar
gold piece in it. What can you tell me about it?
I was given a $500 bill as a wedding gift back in
the 1970's. Why doesn't the U.S. produce the large denomination bills anymore?
I just got some new $1.00 bills from the bank dated 1988
but can't find the 1998 notes. Can you tell me where to get them?
While in Canada to watch a Blue Jays game I heard there
used to be French crowns used in commerce. When was this?
In a newspaper column I read that after flipping a Super Bowl
coin and having it come up heads six times in a row the odds were 64 to 1 against this
How come there are no coins or paper money in the U.S.
honoring black people?
Did the government melt old silver dollars during WW II?
I was given an 1836 coin from the First Steam Coinage at the Mint.
What is this worth?
If you have an interesting or intriguing question, maybe we can provide the answer. If we can, we'll
include both the question and answer in this section of our Site. So if you have any questions or comments
you can contact us