Search the Auction Exchange for auctions, news, and more!
Recent Stories
High quality set the tone for Selkirk’s Summer Gallery Auction
Paperweights may have started as functional; but now are art
Green Goblin smashed records selling for $76,700 at Hakes
Tiny Wade figurines can often bring big bucks
Winged horse flew past expectations to $65,000
Shoehorns help put best foot forward
Two Janes helped bring Century House Pottery to life
World War II Museum brings new chapter to Gettysburg
Collecting the music of war and conflict
Gearheads and automobilia collectors revved up
News Article  
Half dimes now worth much more than a nickle
By Larry LeMasters The half dime was a silver coin, minted in the 1700s and 1800s, which was valued at five cents. Numismatists enjoy arguing over whether the half dime was the first business strike coin minted under the US Coinage Act of 1792 or whether the half dime was nothing more than a “test piece” pattern coin? Half dimes were much smaller than dimes in both diameter and thickness, so they possessed a true “half dime” appearance.