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Coin History

Using Coins to Teach History History is an essential part of our education system. It teaches students more about the world and helps them understand what has come before them. Sometimes it is difficult to communicate the fullness…

Error Minted Coin

Minted Coins

An Error Minted Coin Is A Real Find When we make mistakes with our money, it’s usually bad for us. When the mint makes mistakes with our money, it can be wonderful for us. An example of an…

Value of Coops Coins

Coin History

Value of Coops Coins For over 80 years Coops Coins has been dedicated to offering and purchasing some of the best American and Foreign Coins, Paper Money, Stamps and Bullion. If you are are a collector that is…

Earn Merit Badges at Coops Coins

Collecting

Earn Merit Badges! Calling all Scouts! Now that summer is here, it may be the perfect time to work on some merit badges. Specifically, we were thinking of the Coin Collecting, Stamp Collecting and Collections merit badges. Each…

Local history now on rotating exhibit at Coops Coins in Redlands

News

At Coops Coins, Redlanders and tourists are now able to view an exhibit of collectibles significant to our town's history. The owners have a vast personal collection of historic Redlands memorabilia, and will rotate out what’s featured regularly.…

Five Reasons the TV Coin Guy Can’t Compare to Brick-and-Mortar

News

Online and TV ads are saying exactly what you want to hear: The coin you thought might be valuable is worth a fortune. Maybe it is. But the best way to find out is by walking it into…

Ancient Greek Coins

Coin History

This is an example of the most famous ancient coin of the Greek Empire. Available at Coops Coins. This ancient coin from Athens was made in 400 B.C. For some perspective, that’s more than 8.7 million days ago.…

Jenny Lind – The Swedish Nightingale

Coin History

If you haven’t seen the movie “The Greatest Showman,” make sure you don’t miss out! This beautiful movie captures aspects of P.T. Barnum’s fascinating life, including his partnership with Jenny Lind – The Swedish Nightingale. Barnum met Jenny…

The Greatest Showman & Coins

Coins Meet Cinema

Film meets real life Many of you may have already seen this popular film, “The Greatest Showman,” which tells of the life of P.T. Barnum, the 19th-century promoter who invented the “business of the show!”  The songs are…

2017 Proof Sets

Gifts

Christmas is just around the corner! And you may find yourself in a similar spot each year; what to get for the friend or family member that has everything? We recognize this struggle and have a few ideas…