Most Popular Coins

Key Dates, Semi-Key Dates, and Better Dates

Q: What are the Most Popular U.S. coins minted in the last 100+ years called? A: They are called "Key Dates".

Key & Semi-Key dates are dates to remember when collecting coins with a purpose. Save yourself time and save this page link somewhere or share on your social media platform for later.


All Key Dates, Semi, and Better Dates Below

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Image Year Mint Type
Morgan Silver Dollar1884S Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1889CC Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1893S Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1895 Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1901 Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1903O 1903 O Silver Dollar
VDB Wheat Penny1909S VDB Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1909S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1914D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1931S 1931 S Wheat Cent
Washington Quarter1932 1932 Quarter
Washington Quarter1932D 1932 D Quarter
Washington Quarter1932S 1932 S Quarter
Washington Quarter1934D 1934 D Quarter
Washington Quarter1935S 1935 S Quarter
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Image Year Mint Type
1936 D Quarter1936D 1936 D Quarter
Roosevelt Dime1949S Roosevelt Dime
1964 Nickel1964 1964 Nickel
1964 D Nickel1964D 1964 D Nickel
1966 Half Dollar1966 1966 Half Dollar
1969 Quarter1969 1969 Quarter
Kennedy Half Dollar1970D Kennedy Half Dollar
Kennedy Half Dollar1987D Kennedy Half Dollar
Kennedy Half Dollar1987P Kennedy Half Dollar
Roosevelt Dime1996W Roosevelt Dime
Morgan Silver Dollar1887O Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1889O Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1892S Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1893CC Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1894 Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1895S Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1896S Morgan Silver Dollar
Wheat Penny1910S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1911S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1912S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1913S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1914S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1915S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1922D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1924D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1926S Wheat Penny
1935 D Quarter1935D 1935 D Quarter
1937 S Quarter1937S 1937 S Quarter
1938 Nickel1938 1938 Nickel
Washington Quarter1939S Washington Quarter
Roosevelt Dime1946S Roosevelt Dime
Jefferson Nickel1950D Jefferson Nickel
Roosevelt Dime1950S Roosevelt Dime
Jefferson Nickel1952D Jefferson Nickel
Roosevelt Dime1955D Roosevelt Dime
Roosevelt Dime1955S Roosevelt Dime
Kennedy Half Dollar1964 Kennedy Half Dollar
Kennedy Half Dollar1964D Kennedy Half Dollar
Kennedy Half Dollar1970S Kennedy Half Dollar
Roosevelt Dime1979P Roosevelt Dime
1982 P Dime1982P 1982 P Dime
Washington Quarter1982P Washington Quarter
1983 D Quarter1983D 1983 D Quarter
1983 Quarter1983P 1983 Quarter
Morgan Silver Dollar1887S Morgan Silver Dollar
Morgan Silver Dollar1892CC Morgan Silver Dollar
1909 VDB Penny1909 1909 VDB Penny
Wheat Penny1909 Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1911D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1912D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1913D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1917D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1917S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1918D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1918S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1921 Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1921S Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1926D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1931D Wheat Penny
1934 Quarter1934 1934 Quarter
1935 Quarter1935 1935 Quarter
1936 S Quarter1936S 1936 S Quarter
1937 D Quarter1937D 1937 D Quarter
Wheat Penny1937D Wheat Penny
Wheat Penny1937S Wheat Penny
1938 Quarter1938 1938 Quarter
1938 S Quarter1938S 1938 S Quarter
Wheat Penny1942S Wheat Penny
Steel Wheat Penny1943S Steel Wheat Penny
Roosevelt Dime1949 Roosevelt Dime
Roosevelt Dime1949D Roosevelt Dime
1949 Quarter1949 1949 Quarter
Wheat Penny1949S Wheat Penny
1951 S Silver Dime1951S 1951 S Silver Dime
Jefferson Nickel1952S Jefferson Nickel
Roosevelt Dime1952 Roosevelt Dime
Washington Quarter1952D Washington Quarter
Washington Quarter1952S Washington Quarter
1952 S Penny1952S 1952 S Penny
1954 D Nickel1954D 1954 D Nickel
1954 S Nickel1954S 1954 S Nickel
Washington Quarter1955D Washington Quarter
Jefferson Nickel1962D Jefferson Nickel
Jefferson Nickel1963D Jefferson Nickel
Kennedy Half Dollar1967 Kennedy Half Dollar
Jefferson Nickel1970D Jefferson Nickel
Washington Quarter1971D Washington Quarter
Washington Quarter1971P Washington Quarter
Washington Quarter1971S Washington Quarter
Washington Quarter1974D Washington Quarter
Roosevelt Dime1980S Roosevelt Dime
Jefferson Nickel1982P Jefferson Nickel
Washington Quarter1982D Washington Quarter
Roosevelt Dime1983P Roosevelt Dime
Washington Quarter1985P Washington Quarter
Washington Quarter1988P Washington Quarter
1992 D Quarter1992D 1992 D Quarter
1992 P Quarter1992P 1992 P Quarter
1995 S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar1995S 1995 S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar
1995 Penny (No Mint Mark)1995 1995 Penny (No Mint Mark)
Washington Quarter1997D Washington Quarter
2012 S Puerto Rico Quarter (Non Proof)2012S 2012 S Puerto Rico Quarter (Non Proof)
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What are key dates? - The premier dates that serious collectors seek out.

What are semi key dates? - A step down from the key dates. These are also sought after just not as heavily.

What are better dates? - Dates that make the coin just slightly more valuable in general, but not enough to make it a key date.

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