Today’s Deal – Fourth Edition of A Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

A Guide Book of Lincoln Cents, 4th Edition (Image Courtesy of Whitman Publishing)

Today’s Deal is on the recently released updated and expanded fourth edition of the popular book, A Guide Book of Lincoln Cents. Popular numismatist, Q. David Bowers wrote the book, while the late David Lange wrote the forward of the new fourth edition. The guide book has expanded to 328 pages, including market analysis and information on each date and mintmark through 2023. Today, you can pick up this great addition to any numismatic library for $20.25 with free shipping. …

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Today’s Deal – 1915-S Lincoln Cent NGC Certified F-15

1915-S LIncoln Cent NGC Certified

Today’s Deal is on a key date coin in the Lincoln Cent Series. The 1915-S Lincoln Cent is one of a handful of low-mintage, key date coins that can be difficult to obtain. Today, you can pick one up that has been certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) as grade F-15 for $39.99. That is $5 over the book value, but the value of the NGC certification is $17 alone, making this a great deal …

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Coin Production Costs Outlined in The United States Mint Annual Report

Lincoln Cent Reverse

The United States Mint has released its 2021 Annual Report to the public. You can read the highlights here on USCoinNews. One of the key areas of the in the report is the “Cost of Producing and Distributing Coins by Denomination” which is found on page 12 of the report. The most telling – and damning – figure in coin production costs section of the report is the reported two cents that it costs the …

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Today’s Deal – 2009 Lincoln Cent Bicentennial 8-Coin Set

2009 Lincoln Cent Bicentennial Set

Today’s Deal is on a complete uncirculated set of the special 2009 Lincoln Cent Bicentennial set. This 8-coin set features both the Denver and Philadelphia Mint uncirculated coins with all four reverses featured that year. The set is being offered by SmyrnaCoin for $9.99 on their Amazon storefront. US Coin News is an affiliate partner with Amazon. This article contains links that, when clicked and a purchase is made, will generate a small commission to the site. Those commissions …

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Today’s Deal – Early 2000’s Lincoln Cent Proof Set

Early 2000's Lincoln Cent Proofs

Today’s Deal is an excellent opportunity to fill in those missing early 2000’s Lincoln Cent Proof coins into your collection. Right now on Amazon you can pick up a complete set of 2000-S through 2007-S Cameo Proof Cents for $21.99. That is eight Lincoln Cents in total, all in Proof state. The book value on these particular early 2000’s Proof Cents are $4 each, meaning at $2.75 each in this deal, it is a easy and inexpensive way …

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