Littleton Coin Company

Collector Stories

Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures

Q. David Bowers’ stories captivate both collectors and non-collectors alike Indiana Jones, Treasure Island and the TV reality series The Curse of Oak Island… stories of adventure and riches have intrigued us for thousands

Short-lived Carson City Mint

Visiting America’s short-lived frontier mint in Carson City, NV Taking a vacation trip through Nevada and California recently, I visited the historic former Carson City Mint in the capital city of Nevada. Though a

Why U.S. Proof Sets are made for the holidays!

From the time I was old enough to walk, I received U.S. Proof Sets and Mint Sets in my holiday stocking. Christmas morning, I’d reach my arm elbow-deep in my hand knit stocking, stretch

Where Did Modern Coin Folders and Albums Come From?

The Evolution of Organization I can still remember my first coin folder – I was about 7 years old when Dad gave me a blue book that I could keep my Jefferson nickels in.