Interest in coins arose in the Middle Ages. Many of the talented and famous personalities of that time were fond of collecting coins from the times of Antiquity. However, in our days, collectors have not diminished, and even vice versa. But very few people know that this can be good to earn. There are special monetary markets, shops, Internet sites for buying / selling coins. They can be read in detail here: Where to sell coins.
Let's look at how you can make money on coins, for example 10 kopecks.
So, how much is 10 cents? Consider the most valuable coins from the period of the USSR until today.
The cost of coins directly depends on the year of issue, the mint on which it was issued (Moscow or St. Petersburg), and the external state.
Among coin collectors there is Sheldon's scale for determining the quality of coins, with which you can see below.
How much is 10 kopecks for the USSR
The prices are approximate, the quality level of the VF on the Sheldon scale:
- 10 kop. 1921 - 900 rubles
- 10 kop. 1931 - 95,000 rubles
- 10 kop. 1944 - 2,500 rubles
- 10 kop. 1947 - 50,000 rubles
- 10 kop. 1958 - 32,000 rubles
- 10 kop. 1965 - 1,000 rubles
- 10 kop. 1966 - 1,000 rubles
- 10 kop. 1990 - 4 000 rubles (when issued at the Moscow Mint)
- 10 kop. 1991 - 2000 rubles (without indication of the mint)
How much is 10 kopecks in 2000?
- Issue in Moscow - from 300 to 500 rubles
- Issue in St. Petersburg - from 200 to 600 rubles
the cost directly depends on the quality (on Sheldon scale)
How much is 10 kopecks in 2001
- Mint of St. Petersburg - from 2 to 6 rubles
- Mint of Moscow - from 29 thousand rubles to 40 thousand rubles
How much is 10 kopecks in 2002?
- Regardless of the mint price ranges from 1 to 3 rubles
How much is 10 kopecks in 2003?
- Mint of Moscow - from 700 to 2000 rubles
- Mint of St. Petersburg - from 100 to 400 rubles
Scale Sheldon for determining the state of coins
- U - excellent condition - no scuffs and bright shine (such coins are often stored in an individual package)
- AU - almost excellent quality - barely noticeable changes.
- XF - excellent condition - slight abrasions on fine details of the drawing
- VF - very good - abrasion of the surface and pattern is noticeable, but you can see 75% of the details
- F - good quality - such coins have usually been in circulation for a long time, but 50% of the details are clearly visible.
- VG - satisfactory - only 25% of the original pattern is distinguishable
- G - weak - only the main large parts are visible, the coin is "worn out".