For the most amazing coins in the Naples Florida area!

Enjoy our wide selection of certified and uncertified coins and paper money. Leif’s Coin & Jewelry offers a diverse selection of U.S., and World Coins, as well as U.S. and Confederate paper money. We guarantee all our uncertified coins and paper money will grade at or better than advertised and be problem free unless otherwise stated-all at competitive prices.

 

 

coins-naples-florida-1Braided Hair Large Cent (1839-1857)
Cents and Half Cents were the first coins struck for circulation by the US Mint. Coinage began in 1793. Large Cents were minted every year from 1793-1857, except for 1815. There were eight significant varieties minted throughout the mintage. Large cents were discontinued in 1857 largely du e to the cost of production and lack of demand.

 

 

coins-in-fort-myers-floridaSan Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Opening (1936) In America almost all the commemorative coins minted have historical significance Commemorative Coins have been minted since the ancient Greeks and Romans to record important events. The opening of the bridge was the reason for the minting of this coin. A California grizzly bear is depicted on the obverse (front) of the coin

 

 

coin_estero1Sesquicentennial American Independence (1926) In America almost all the commemorative coins minted have historical significance Commemorative Coins have been minted since the ancient Greeks and Romans to record important events. This coin was minted to record the international fair held in Philadelphia in 1926 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Calvin Coolidge and George Washington appear on the obverse (front) of the coin.

 

 

coin_fortmyersSilver 3-cent Piece (1851-1873)
The smallest of US circulated silver coins, it was first conceived as a result of the decline in postage from 5 cents to 3 cents. From 1851-1853 the coins were made of 75% silver and were the lightest coins ever minted by the US mint. In 1954 the coins were changes to 90% silver in order to encourage circulation. The coin was discontinued by the Coinage Act of 1873.

 

 

coin_marcoisland1Kingdom of Hawaii King Kalakaua Half Dollar (1883) Five official coins were issued for the Kingdom of Hawaii. They include this silver half dollar, minted in San Francisco Mint. After the Hawaii became a US territory in 1900, most of these coins were removed from circulation and melted.

 

 

 

 

coin_immokalee1Two-Cent Piece (1864-1873)
The Act of April 22, 1864, which changed the weight and composition of the cent, also included a stipulation for a bronze two-cent coin. The two-cent coin became one of the shortest-lived mintages of the US mint. The shield on the obverse (front) is similar to the five-cent coin at the time.

 

 

 

 

coin_ftmyersbeach1Barber Head Half Dollar (1892-1915)
Half Dollars were first minted in 1794. From the first striking of half dollars to today there have been fourteen major varieties. Until 1964 all half dollars were 90% silver, which was reduced to 40% in 1965, and finally changed to the present clad coins of today. Like the dime and quarter, this coin was designed by Charles Barber.

 

 

coin_bonita_springs1Liberty Seated Dime (1837-1891)
The dime was first authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792, and first minted in 1794. The design of the dime was very similar to the other coins of the time. The dimes were 90% silver and were equal to 1/10th of a dollar in face value as well as silver content. There have been twelve major varieties minted from 1792 to today.