Littleton Coin Company

Behind the Scenes

The Language and Anatomy of Coins

As with most hobbies, the world of numismatics – better known as coin collecting – has developed something of a language all its own. Collectors new to the hobby may find some of these

What’s in a grade?
Breaking down the differences between Select LCC graded coins & our #2 quality pieces

One of the questions we receive regularly from customers is, “What’s the difference between your originally-graded coins, and your coins that are labeled as #2 quality?” According to Littleton’s official U.S. Coin Grading Standards,

Collecting is easy with Littleton Coin Company Clubs

Founders Maynard & Fannie Sundman Ever since Maynard and Fannie Sundman founded Littleton in 1945, it’s been our mission to serve collectors by helping them build their dream collections. During our first 75 years,

A President, an Inventor and 2 Suffragists Walk into a World’s Fair

Courtesy of Philadelpia Encyclopedia The morning of May 10, 1876 in Philadelphia dawned with rain. But by 10 a.m., the clouds started to dissolve. The sun began to shine. And the enormous throng of