Littleton Coin Company

Behind the Scenes

100 years ago, the unsuccessful 18th Amendment went into effect

One hundred years ago on January 17, 1920, it became illegal to make, transport or sell “intoxicating liquor.” The 18th Amendment prohibiting these activities was ratified a year earlier on January 16, 1919. To

There’s much more to Monticello than the image on our 5¢ coins!

Except for the 2004-2005 Westward Journey nickels, the reverse of our 5¢ coins has pictured Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia home since 1938. But the crude image on the nickel does not do justice to Monticello!

Why we moved 82 tons of coins…

How 1999 was so historic Twenty years ago, 1999 promised to be a big year. The U.S. Mint would introduce its highly anticipated statehood quarters program along with its first commemorative silver dollar to

What to do with Great Aunt Ida’s coins

I just inherited a collection. What do I do? “It’s a daunting task if you don’t know what you’re looking at,” said Ken Westover, a Littleton Coin Company buyer. He’s seen everything from the