Littleton’s Coin Holder Guide

[photo: coin holders, coin tubes, Air-Tite holders]

Easily find the right holders for your coins

Now it's so easy to find the right coin holders for your collection! Below is a list of many U.S. and World coin types with their respective sizes.

U.S. Coin Sizes World Coin Sizes


Type Issue Dates Size
American Eagle Silver Dollar 1986-date 40mm
Presidential Dollar 2007-date 26mm
Sacagawea Dollar 2000-date 26mm
Susan B. Anthony Dollar 1979-1981, 1999 26mm
Eisenhower Dollar 1971-1978 38mm
Peace Dollar 1921-1935 38mm
Morgan Dollar 1878-1904, 1921 38mm
Trade Dollar 1873-1885 38mm
Liberty Seated Dollar 1840-1873 39-40mm

Half Dollars

Type Issue Dates Size
Kennedy Half Dollar 1964-date 30mm
Franklin Half Dollar 1948-1963 30mm
Liberty Walking Half Dollar 1916-1947 30mm
Barber Half Dollar 1892-1915 30mm
Liberty Seated Half Dollar 1839-1891 30mm
Capped Bust Half Dollar, Small Size 1836-1839 30mm
Capped Bust Half Dollar, Large Size 1807-1836 32mm
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1796-1807 32mm
Flowing Hair Half Dollar 1794-1795 32mm


Type Issue Dates Size
National Park Quarters 2010-date 24mm
District of Columbia & Territories Quarters 2009 24mm
Statehood Quarters 1999-2008 24mm
Washington Quarter 1932-1998 24mm
Standing Liberty Quarter 1916-1930 24mm
Barber Quarter 1892-1916 24mm
Liberty Seated Quarter 1838-1891 24mm
Capped Bust Quarter, Small Size 1831-1838 24mm
Capped Bust Quarter, Large Size 1815-1828 27mm
Draped Bust Quarter 1796-1807 27mm


Type Issue Dates Size
Roosevelt Dime 1946-date 18mm
Mercury Dime 1916-1945 18mm
Barber Dime 1892-1916 18mm
Liberty Seated Dime 1837-1891 18mm
Capped Bust Dime 1809-1837 19mm
Draped Bust Dime 1796-1807 19mm


Type Issue Dates Size
Jefferson Nickel 2007-date 21mm
Westward Journey Nickel 2004-2006 21mm
Jefferson Nickel 1938-2003 21mm
Buffalo Nickel 1913-1938 21mm
Liberty Head Nickel 1883-1912 21mm
Shield Nickel 1866-1883 20mm

Small Cents

Type Issue Dates Size
Lincoln Shield Cent 2010-date 19mm
Lincoln Bicentennial Cent 2009 19mm
Lincoln Memorial Cent 1959-2008 19mm
Lincoln Wheat Cent 1909-1958 19mm
Indian Head Cent 1859-1909 19mm
Flying Eagle Cent 1856-1858 19mm

Large Cents

Type Issue Dates Size
Braided Hair Cent 1839-1857 27mm
Matron Head Cent 1816-1839 28-29mm
Classic Head Cent 1808-1814 29mm
Draped Bust Cent 1796-1807 29mm
Flowing Hair Cent (Liberty Cap) 1793-1796 29mm
Flowing Hair Cent (Wreath Reverse) 1793 26-28mm
Flowing Hair Cent (Chain Reverse) 1793 26-27mm

Obsolete U.S. Coinage

Type Issue Dates Size
Twenty Cent 1875-1878 22mm
Liberty Seated Half Dime 1837-1873 15mm
Capped Bust Half Dime 1829-1837 15mm
Draped Bust Half Dime 1796-1805 16mm
Flowing Hair Half Dime 1794-1795 16mm
Nickel Three Cent 1865-1889 18mm
Silver Three Cent 1851-1873 14mm
Two Cent 1864-1873 23mm
Coronet Half Cent 1840-1857 23mm
Classic Head Half Cent 1809-1836 23mm
Draped Bust Half Cent 1800-1808 23mm
Liberty Cap Half Cent, Right 1794-1797 23mm
Liberty Cap Half Cent, Left 1793 22mm

United States Gold

Type Issue Dates Size
$1 Liberty Head (Type 1) 1849-1854 13mm
$1 Indian Princess Head (Types 2 & 3) 1854-1889 15mm
$2½ Capped Bust 1796-1808 20mm
$2½ Capped Head, Classic Head, Liberty Head,
& Indian Head Quarter Eagle
1821-1929 18mm
$2½ Commemoratives 1926-date 18mm
$3 Indian Princess Head 1854-1889 20mm
$4 Stella 1879-1880 22mm
$5 Capped Bust, Capped Head (Large Diameter) Half Eagle 1795-1829 25mm
$5 Capped Head (Reduced Diameter) Half Eagle 1829-1834 23mm
$5 Classic Head Half Eagle 1834-1838 22mm
$5 Liberty Head & Indian Head Half Eagle 1839-1929 21mm
$10 Capped Bust Eagle 1795-1804 33mm
$10 Liberty Head & Indian Head Eagle 1838-1933 27mm
$20 Double Eagle 1849-1933 34mm
$50 Commemorative 1915 40mm

Modern Commemoratives

Type Issue Dates Size
Half Dollar 1982-date 30mm
Dollar 1982-date 38mm
$5 Gold 1982-date 22mm
$10 Gold 1982-date 27mm

American Eagle Gold & Platinum

Type Issue Dates Size
110 Ounce 1986-date 16mm
¼ Ounce 1986-date 22mm
½ Ounce 1986-date 27mm
1 Ounce 1986-date 32mm