Key Date Articles and Resources
Are you familiar with what a "key date" coin is? These are coins from a specific year of issue that are the hardest for collectors to obtain. You can discover the importance of key dates with this group of articles from our numismatic experts.
You'll find complete reference lists, current pricing information, and in-depth analysis of specific coins and coin series. Use these articles about key dates coins as a handy guide for your coin collection, or as a starting point to decide which coins to collect.
Collector Resources for Understanding the Hobby of Collecting Coins
Collecting coins (numismatics) is one of the oldest hobbies in history. The more that you know about it, the more fun and excitement you will get out of it!
Indian Head Penny Key Dates
Indian Head penny key dates explained with pricing information. Browse a list of key date Indian Head cents to add to your coin collection.
Most Valuable Dimes: Comprehensive List for Collectors
Quickly find out which United States dimes are the most valuable coins of their kind with this complete list of silver dimes.
Lincoln Wheat Penny (1909–1958): Values & Key Dates
Find a complete list of key date Wheat pennies as well as a chart of current prices. Learn more about collecting the Lincoln cent (Wheat reverse design).
Washington Quarter Key Dates & Varieties
Here’s a look at nine key-date Washington quarters and what they’re worth. Find values for Washington quarter varieties.