Coin Tips

This is a list of useful free websites that cover many aspects of numismatics.  If you have additional sites that you think others may find useful send them to the webmaster.


Ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and Celtic coin reference, attribution and valuation - Excellent

Parthian Empire, history and photos lots of details - Excellent

United States:

Notre Dame Collections: Colonial Coins and Currency, lots of details and photos

Hard Times Tokens useful for identification and type cross reference

The Token Catalog

VAM World for Morgan and Peace Dollar VAM die varieties

The Banknote Wiki - Obsolete and National Banknote History

World Coins:

Numista - this site covers a wide range of coins. It includes photos and mintages, well organized and easy to use.  They try to cover everything, even Conder Tokens.

World Paper Money:

The Banknote Museum has a very complete set of images of world banknotes with Pick numbers. It is a great place to look when you can't quite  identify one of your notes.

The International Banknote Society has a very complete introduction to world banknotes and collecting them.

The Banknote News has the latest on new issues with images of many world banknotes.

Numismatic Notes withe Benjamin on YouTube has many videos on world banknotes.

Coin Newspapers:

Coin World has several publications which may be of interest to collectors.

Numismatic News has several publications which may be of interest to collectors.

Coin Videos:

The David Lisot Video Catalog has been loaded onto the Newman Numismatic Portal. There are many videos of presentations given at major shows which may be of interest to collectors.  Pick a year and select a video.


NBS - Numismatic Bibliomania Society and the weekly E-Sylum. A great source of information

Boy Scouts Coin Collecting Merit Badge - here are the requirements

Mint Error News - mostly US coins, photo museum, definitions, value guide, list of foreign coins made at the US Mint, etc.