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Rare Coins

One of the most fun things to do as coin collector is to hunt for rare coins. Rare coins are desirable because they represent notions of hidden treasure and the allure of holding something in your hand that could be worth thousands of dollars. Most rare coins are just as nondescript and unassuming as the billions of other coins circulating the world today. If someone didn’t know what to look for, those rare coins could pass through their hands and they would never have any idea of it, often times being spent for their face value. Most coin collectors, however, do know what to look for and never tire from the hunt for rare coins. Some of the most rare coins in America these days look just like every day coinage used to buy goods and services across the land. There are Lincoln cent rare coins, Jefferson nickel rare coins and Washington quarter rare coins alike that could be hiding in your change bucket at this very moment. Rare coins are what drives the collectible coin market and the best part about rare coins is that they will always be rare coins. The very definition of rare coins allows this to be possible.

Rare coins are rare due to many factors, the most important being that rare coins are exactly that: rare coins. Rare coins are usually low minted coins that have popularity and appeal to rare coins collectors. There also could be highly minted coins that qualify as rare coins due to the state of their condition. Over 88 million 1921 Morgan silver dollars were produced, many of which are still on the market today, but only a few of those coins exist in extremely high condition grades… making them rare coins. One of the most sought after and rare coins of the 20th century is the 1909 S VDB Lincoln cent. To this day, some collectors are lucky enough to find one of these rare coins in circulation as there were over 480,000 minted. If you are lucky enough to find one of these rare coins in your pocket, the coin could be worth several hundred dollars.

The easiest way to determine if the coins you have in that old coin collection qualify as rare coins, and to avoid hours of sometimes frustrating research into rare coins, is to bring them in to the coin experts at Nevada Coin & Jewelry. Rare coins are our specialty and with our highly respected knowledge and reputation, we can quickly identify any rare coins you may possess and make a competitive cash offer for them on the spot.



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Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
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Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed



While vacationing in Las Vegas I did what a lot of people do I’m sure or at least that’s what I’m telling my wife ..I blew through the money I brought a little quicker than expected and I ended up having to shop my Rolex around to several dealers to save the trip. So I looked online for places, most offers over the phone were low and that’s if they would even quote me in the first place. I spoke to a guy at Nevada Coin and Jewelry who gave me a fair ball park price and a reasonable explanation as to why his number couldn’t be solid. Went down expecting to get the lower number and in fact Robert their Rolex expert said my Rolex was a better model then I had described. He paid me a higher number than he quoted. Thanks for saving my vacation guys.

Weldon O.

After visiting a couple of the “traveling gold & silver merchants” who came to Mesquite, I made a call to Nevada Coin & Jewelry in Las Vegas… David was very helpful and professional. Their prices were the best I had seen… I left very satisfied with my trip and the deals we made. I will definitely go there again.

Carol R.

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to meet the owner and team at Nevada Coin and Jewelry. I didn’t know what to expect but they made me feel both comfortable and safe. I went through my collection of jewelry, both broken pieces and things I thought were of no value at all. They took the time to explain what each carat weight was worth and they helped me sort through my items. I was amazed at what they gave me for things I would never wear or use. I would recommend you stop in and speak to them, you might be as pleasantly surprised as I was.

Suzanne P.

I am a brazilian and had the chance to deal with Nevada Coin. I was there to sell some gold coins and they paid me the best price I could fetch in Las Vegas. They are professional, courteous and trustworthy. Before visiting their premises I got a tentative appraisal by phone which I found reasonable. In the shop the attendant offered to approach the manager to get me a (gasp) BETTER price. Do yourself a favor and don’t bother talking to their rude and unprofessional competitors. They will treat you like a moron and quote prices accordingly. For Nevada Coin, five Stars all the way.


Really cool cats over at Nevada Coin and Jewelry. You would’ve thought that I was “Madonna” the way those guys treated me. I was so mesmerized by all of the antiques, they have in there, I believe I was there for two hours, just looking, unbelieveable! When I went in I was so hot, they offered me a cold bottle of water, how cool is that? It felt like home to me. I wanted to get a price for some old jewelry that was passed down by grandma, I was well satisfied. When I left the shop, I was singing “Money, Money, Money.


Nevada Coin and Jewelry – has excellent customer service – providing las Vegas with top notch service and expertise – this is my primary coin dealers — others just can’t keep up – they are helpful and friendly – in my opinion they are the best in the south west area — so that’s my review a++++ rating – because I am a good customer – this is the best place to buy and sell gold and silver bullion.

Freddie I.

Always a good experience here! Definitely the place in town I enjoy buying coins from, and I’d recommend them to anybody. Helpful staff, reasonable prices, and wide selection.

Daniel B.

This place is definitely recommended!!! A.J. and David are amazing…very helpful and nice people at that! I would totally consider going to this place.

Bree D.

My wife cashed in some coins and we got top dollar. We have sold to others before but no more, we found a real professional store in Nevada Coin & Jewelry. “Thank You”


Grateful for the Nevada Coin and Jewelry shop, I just adore it. I took some collectable figurines in and they bought them. I came out smelling like a rose. You should’ve been there to see the big smile on my face. I ran all the way home to look for some more. Can’t wait to get back! I can sure use the money!


What friendly staff. They help you sell your items even if they don’t have a use for it by calling other shops around the area to see if they could use it… They want you to have the best out come from selling your items. I was so happy I decided to go to them!


A great selection of coins and other numismatic related material. Very professional.