Littleton Coin Company

Coin returns turn curiosity in to full-blown collecting excitement!

About a year ago, I had the privilege of meeting a cool little guy named Sam. He’s a Webelos Cub Scout who’s resourceful, crafty and loves to build things. After he found out I...

Inscriptions on U.S. coins – now you see ’em, now you don’t!

Examine any coin in your pocket or purse today and you’ll find 6 different inscriptions… not counting mint marks. All 6 are required by law, and include liberty, united states of america, e pluribus...

Repeat after me… SACK-AH-JA-WE-AH (Sacagawea)!

Without a doubt, I think the most mispronounced name in numismatics (besides the word numismatics itself!) is Sacagawea Dollar. In 2000, the US Mint released the first Sacagawea Dollar into circulation. The obverse side...

There’s no time like the “present”…
How to Kick Start a Collection During the Holidays!

There’s nothing like time spent with family over the holidays. People come from near and far for a few special, heartwarming days with their loved ones. Only sometimes, once you get together, it can...